‘True Blood’s’ Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin share twins’ names
Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin have finally revealed the names of their twins.
The stars of vampire fantasy “True Blood” welcomed their little boy and girl prematurely last September but have remained mum about their monikers.
But now the husband-and-wife actors have spilled the beans. Their boy is named Charlie and their little girl is named Poppy, E! News reported.
The couple shared the deets at the “True Blood” Season 6 premiere Tuesday night at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. Moyer, 43, referred to the twins by name when asked about if he was planning to spend Father’s Day with his daughter Lilac, 10, who he had in a previous relationship.
He said that she would be spending the paternal holiday at camp, and that he and Paquin would be “hanging out with Charlie and Poppy.”
However, Paquin, 30, wouldn’t tell E!'s Marc Malkin what their plans were.
“I can’t tell you because that would ruin the surprise,” she laughed before adding, “I don’t know about [it being a] big surprise, but yes, there are plans.”
Paquin, who won an Academy Award at age 11, married Moyer in August 2010. She announced her pregnancy in April 2012, with word coming in summer that they’d have two little ones come fall. The newborns are Paquin’s first children. Moyer has two kids: Lilac and 12-year-old Billy.
“The babies were born a few weeks early, but are in good health and both Mom and Dad are overjoyed,” their rep said when the twins were born.
Paquin recently told People magazine that she wanted to keep her babies out of the public eye at first because of their premature arrival.
“They came much earlier than we were expecting. They were so fragile in the beginning. We are just trying to protect them,” Moyer told People.
"[We’re] trying to give them as much of a normal upbringing as you can in this town. They didn’t choose to be actors -- not yet! Who knows what they’ll be? It’s just a question of wanting to keep that private for them so they can choose.”
“True Blood” is set to return on HBO on Sunday.
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