What we’ve been reporting since yesterday – the birth of the Jolie-Pitt twins and their names – PEOPLE has confirmed. Jolie, 33, gave birth to a boy, Knox Leon, and a girl, Vivienne Marcheline, via Cesarean section on Saturday night July 12th at the Fondation Lenval hospital in Nice, France. Knox weighed 5.03 lbs, and Vivienne 5 lbs. Dr. Michael Sussmann told PEOPLE,
“The babies are doing well. The operation went just perfectly. Angelina is in very good spirits. Brad Pitt was at her side. He was there and all was well.”
The twins join siblings Maddox, 6, Pax, 4, Zahara, 3, and Shiloh, 2.
“The mother and father are very, very happy.”
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Update: French newspaper Nice Matin reveals that Angie has indeed given birth to her twins, named Leon and Vivienne Marcheline, and that the first family picture was sold to a US paper for $11 million (and will be given to a humanitarian cause). They quoted her ob/gyn, Michel Sussmann.
Update: Well, despite the denial below to Usmagazine – it seems Angelina may have indeed had her twins – a boy and a girl! Knox Leon & Vivienne Marcheline
Her lawyers already snapped up the domain names knoxleonjoliepitt.com & viviennemarchelinejoliepitt.com – check out the screenshots at popbytes.com!
Update: A hospital rep told Usmagazine.com on Saturday that reports of the twins being born are false,
“It’s not true. The story is not true.”
A rep for the couple says when Jolie gives birth, the news will be posted on the hospital’s official site. According to Extra, the twins will be delivered this Tuesday, July 15.
In Touch reports that sources at the La Fondation Lenval hospital in Nice have revealed exclusively to the magazine that Angelina Jolie has given birth to her twins. According to insiders, the 33-year-old had a caesarean today at 6pm French time and delivered two girls. The first baby was born at 6.45 pm and the other at 7pm. The babies are in good health, another insider says. Sources say Brad Pitt was present during the birth. The hospital’s spokesperson, Nadine Bauer, said that journalists would not be notified ”within minutes” after the birth and that the only way they would be told was by a press release posted on the hospital Web site.
As for UsMagazine, a hospital source told them via phone Saturday: “Yes, but that’s all you need to know.”
Source : In Touch