Harvey Weinstein has revealed how he came up with the name Dashiell – his first son with wife Georgina Chapman.
Talking about the newborn – who was born on April 11 – the movie mogul shared to CBS, “On the first date that I took my wife out … she walks into the restaurant and she trips and falls right on her butt. I go, first there is a God because that evened the playing field right away and secondly I said to her, ‘That was the opening scene when Myrna Loy walked into William Powell in The Thin Man.’”
He continues, “I said, ‘Georgina, meet [author] Dashiell Hammett‘ and she read The Thin Man and … we had a boy.”
People reports when asked on whether he was happy to finally get a son – Weinstein joked, “I am so tired of going to Forever 21 and Abercrombie. I hope they’re not sponsors. Sundays I wake up and I go, ‘The game’s on!’ and [my daughters Emma, Lily and Ruth say], ‘At the mall, you’re driving us.
“Then they say, ‘Dad, park three miles [away], we don’t want to be seen with you. Meet us at the pizza store four miles over here because we’re embarrassed of you and you’re annoying.’”
Weinstein and the Marchesa co-founder also have 2-year-old daughter India Pearl.