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Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song welcome their first child, Dakota

The actors met on a film set in Thailand a few years ago, and have decided to name their first born after Culkin's sister Dakota, who died in 2008.
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Actors Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song announced that they have welcomed their first born baby into the world. 

The couple broke the news to Esquire, revealing that a healthy Dakota Song Culkin was born at 6 pounds, 14 ounces on Monday April 5 at 1:10 p.m. in Los Angeles.

40-year-old Culkin and 33-year-old Song decided to name their new baby after Culkin's sister Dakota, who died in December of 2008 in Los Angeles after being hit by a car, People Magazine reported

After the birth, the couple wrote in a statement to Esquire saying, “We’re overjoyed.” The family lives together in Los Angeles in what's described as a "charming house" where Culkin has painted a yellow brick road leading up to the door. 

In addition to their new baby, the family also includes three cats, some fish, a dog and a parrot. 

As People noted, Culkin spoke about the possibility of having a child with Song back in 2018 on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.

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