“She’s precious … I just want to go and stare at her,” he tells Extra!
The proud papa was in the delivery room with his girlfriend Courtney Mazza, but admits that childbirth was a bit more than he bargained for.
“I peeked over too much … you don’t want to do that ’cause there was a lot going on right there,” Mario says. “It was like a CSI episode. So I went back and this beautiful baby girl came out.”
Mom Courtney was “a rock star,” Mario gushes, adding, “She was so tough and so strong during the whole thing.”
It sounds like the pair are enjoying the early days of parenthood: “She’s chubby and she looks so cute,” Mario says of their brand new baby girl. “The whole thing is so surreal, and it happened so quick. I feel amazing.”