Hollywood action star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson received an early Christmas present on Wednesday, after his long-time girlfriend, singer-songwriter Lauren Hashian, gave birth to a bouncing baby girl.
During the weekend, Hashian, 31, shared her excitement on Instagram about the arrival of the baby, which is their first child together as a couple.
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“Sometimes life gets full and busy in the best ways :)… So grateful and in awe of this time. To experience creating a little life is just incredible,” she wrote on her social media account.
She also joked and said that she hopes the wrestler-turned-actor’s physique would not lead to a 20-pound baby. Still, Hashian said that she was happy and excited about her pregnancy. “To experience creating a little life is just incredible. This beautiful cycle of life and womanhood beginning again,” she said.
According to E! News, who first reported the childbirth, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was very emotional as he witnessed the birth. Both his partner and their daughter are reportedly in good condition. The new parents are said to be “beyond happy” about this next chapter of their lives.
Reports of Hashian’s pregnancy first came out as early as September, although Johnson only confirmed it via a social media post in November. “I was raised by and live with amazing and strong women, so the universe felt we needed one more…,” Johnson wrote.
It was also the first time he announced that the baby would be a baby girl. He added that they are both very happy to have such a blessing, and grateful that they get to share the news with their fans.
Meanwhile, there are still no updates regarding the name or weight of the newborn baby, which is Johnson’s second daughter. Johnson already has a daughter, 14-year-old Simone Alexandra Johnson, with his ex-wife Dany Garcia.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Garcia met at the University of Miami and were married for 10 years, from 1997-2007. The couple then filed for divorce, which was formalized in 2008.
The Furious 7 actor met Hashian while he was filming The Game Plan in 2006. The two started dating and became parents to a French bulldog puppy named Hobbs, which is the name of Johnson’s character in the Furious franchise.
Though Johnson and his ex-wife have divorced for a while now, it seems that they have managed to stay on good terms as Garcia remains as the San Andreas star’s manager.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson shares his successful relationship with ex-wife and manager Dany Garcia
In 2014, Garcia then married bodybuilder Dave Rienzi, who was Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s personal trainer for three years. Rienzi even got Johnson’s blessing when he proposed to Garcia earlier that year.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has definitely revealed his softer side through fatherhood. A few weeks ago, the former WWE superstar appeared on Oprah’s Master Class where he shared his role in the life of his daughter, Simone.
“When I held her when she was born, I held her in these two hands and I said to her, ‘I will always, always take care of you for the rest of your life. You are safe,'” he said.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson talks about the joys of fatherhood on Oprah’s Master Class
He added that he realized that the best thing he can do with his daughter is to lead her life with love, and not success or fame.
A couple of months ago, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson also shared some sweet bonding time with Simone. He said that while life is crazy and complicated, his strong bond with his daughter keeps him “grounded and balanced.”
Now that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has a new baby girl, he will definitely have more things to be thankful for this holiday season.
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