‘This is for Kasper with a K’: Dermot O’Leary announces the name of the newborn son live on his radio show
Dermot O’Leary and his wife Dee Koppang have named their son Kasper.
The radio host, 47, announced the news live on his BBC radio show on Saturday morning and dedicated a song to the newborn.
He and Dee, 41, first became parents after welcoming a baby boy 10 days ago.
“With a K!” Dermot O’Leary and his wife Dee Koppang have named their son Kasper
Dermot went back to work on Saturday after he and Dee welcomed their first child and played an Elbow song, dedicated to Kasper.
He revealed that this was the number he was born with and explained the reasons behind his son’s name.
“My dear son was born ten days ago, accompanied by Guy Garvey’s Elbow. So forgive this moment of brief indulgence as we play the song that goes with it.
“This is Kasper to you with a K – my wife insists on that. Kasper Koppang O’Leary welcome to the world! ‘
Baby news! The presenter took to Instagram to announce the news as he gushed that he “ enjoyed the hugs in a newborn bubble ”
He also joked that during the sleepless nights he would take a nap between playing songs, and he nodded to this with The Beatles song I’m Only Sleeping.
The presenter took to Instagram to announce the news as he gushed that he “ enjoyed the cuddles in a newborn bubble last week. ”
Dermot posted a sweet photo of the personalized baby growth, revealing that he and Dee welcomed a son together after they first announced they were expecting in February.
Oh baby! Dermot and Dee first became parents after welcoming a baby boy last week
In his post, Dermot wrote, “Welcome to the world of baby Koppang O’Leary … We are delighted to announce that we have a baby!
A little boy born on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 (Sankthansaften / midsummer for you Norwegians) at 8:19 a.m., weighing 6 pounds 13 oz.
“Enjoy the cuddly toys in the newborn bubble … cats that are not yet 100% convinced. Lots of love, Dermot & Dee x. ‘
Queen: Just a day before their son was born, Dermot revealed that he and Dee were celebrating their upcoming arrival with a ‘summer solstice’ themed baby shower
Just a day before their son was born, Dermot revealed that he and Dee were celebrating their upcoming arrival with a ‘summer solstice’ themed baby shower.
Dermot and his wife Dee announced in February that they were expecting their first child together.
When they took to Instagram, they shared a fun photo of a bulletin board decorated with a floral wreath that said ‘Koppang O’Leary productions’ would welcome a ‘new arrival soon’.
In the post, Dermot wrote, “We are delighted to announce that we are expecting a little Koppang O’Leary …”
Beautiful: Dermot and his wife Dee announced in February that they were expecting their first child together
Dee first debuted her baby bump at the British Academy Film Awards 2020 Nominees’ Party in February.
Since then, the private couple have shared rare glimpses of Dee’s pregnancy while closing.
In April, Norwegian producer and director demonstrated her growing baby bump when she revealed that she had to do Dermot’s hair and do makeup for the One World Together highlights show.
Dee quipped, ‘No pressure … had to do @radioleary to make up for tonight’s @bbcone @glblctzn live show … (7.15pm).
“Apologies in advance if he looks orange on the show There’s only so much @ sarahexley1 can teach me about a Zoom tutorial …”
Big news: Dee debuted her baby bump for the first time at the British Academy Film Awards 2020 Nominees’ Party in February (photo)
The presenter’s news sparked a slew of congratulations from stars like Holly Willoughby, Tamzin Outhwaite and Ruth Langsford.
Dermot tied the knot with Dee in 2012 after ten years together at St Mary’s Church in Chiddingstone, Kent.
It turned out to be a star-studded occasion with guests like Holly Willoughby, James Corden and Bear Grylls.
In 2015, Dermot hinted that he was ready to start a family with his wife Dee Fantastic magazine: ‘I definitely want children, but I have a very busy woman with a very busy life.
Baby Joy: Since then, the private couple have shared rare glimpses of Dee’s pregnancy during lockdown (pictured at the February BAFTAs)
“It’s not fair to say,” I want kids now. ” I want kids with my wife, but I want them if we both think it’s okay to happen. ‘
Late last year, prior to his seventh wedding anniversary, Dermot also shared the secret of his happy relationship Fantastic“It’s a work in progress, isn’t it?
“The key for me is to give each other space, not give each other a difficult time and have fun together. And we do that. ‘
Dermot and Dee met in 2002 when they worked for the same TV production company and went to work in New York in December 2011.
Happy couple: Dermot and Dee met in 2002 when they worked for the same TV production company and married ten years later in 2012 (pictured in February 2019)