Kate Winslet - Kate Winslet wants to name her baby after Branson's mother

Kate Winslet wants to name her baby after Sir Richard Branson's mother Eve.

The 37-year-old actress and husband Ned Rocknroll - who is the nephew of British businessman Branson - announced this week they were expecting their first child together and have already been picking out baby names that have a personal connection to them.

Kate rescued Branson's mother Eve from a fire at the Virgin mogul's Necker Island home in 2011 and the couple - who met on the same vacation two years ago - believe naming their baby, if they have a girl, after her will create a tie between them and Ned's family.

A source told The Sun Newspaper: ''Eve is one of the names Ned and Kate have thought of. They want it to mean something and it would be a great reminder of how they met - and can keep a strong connection with Ned's family.''

The 'Contagion' star - who has a 12-year-old daughter, Mia, from her first marriage to Jim Threapleton, and a nine-year-old son, Joe, from her second marriage to director Sam Mendes - is due to give birth at the end of the year but is eager to find a new home before the arrival.

A source said: ''They want a bigger house for when the baby arrives.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Kate Winslet - Richard Branson

Advertisement

More Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet Gushes About Relationship With Leonardo DiCaprio: "He Always Saw Me As One of the Boys"

Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio first garnered global recognition as movie stars after they played on-screen lovers in the hugely successful James Cameron-directed 'Titanic' (1997),...

Blunt, Mirren or Winslet? Who Will Win Best Actress Oscar 2015?

The biggest night in the film award circuit is still seven months away. But everyone knows the Oscars never stay silent for long and the...

Naomi Watts To Join "Insurgent" Cast Straight Away, As Rebel Leader

The cast of Divergent sequels Insurgent and Allegiant is already taking shape with Naomi Watts being the latest A-lister to join the lineup. The actress...

'Divergent' May Be Popular, But It Is The Next Big Franchise?

Since the Harry Potter and Twilight series ended in 2011 and 2012, respectively, studios are on the lookout for the next blockbuster movie franchise. And...

Advertisement

New Face Of Lancome, Lupita Nyong'o, Hopes To Cultivate "Symbiotic Relationship" With Cosmetics Company

Lupita Nyong'o is the face of new Lancôme, the French cosmetic company confirmed on Friday (4th April). Campaigns featuring the 31-year-old actress will be released...

Divergent Movie Review

Teens tackle yet another dystopian future in this well-made but derivative franchise-launcher. Filmmaker Neil Burger is more interested in whizzy visuals and a thorny plot...

Lorde, Brad Pitt and Other Celebrities Who Say No To Photoshop

One of the reasons that we love Lorde so much is that she defies the usual standards of celebrity. The 17 year old has previously...

'Divergent' Owns Box Office: Has The Sci-Fi Blockbuster Earned Its Sequels?

Divergent has emerged as the weekend's top movie at the box office after sweeping in $56 million, according to estimates from Box Office Mojo. Adapted...

Advertisement

Comments

Kate Winslet Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Kate Winslet

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All