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Johnny Knoxville and Naomi Nelson welcome a baby boy

December 21, 2009 |  9:45 am

KnoxJohnny Knoxville and girlfriend Naomi Nelson welcomed a new baby boy Sunday night in Los Angeles.

Rocko Akira Clapp weighed 8 pounds and measured 20 inches, and our friends at Brand X say mom and son are doing just fine.

(Our friends at Brand X also have a report on an opossum-deworming drug in 60% of the U.S. cocaine supply, so you might want click over to that later.)

It's the second child for Knoxville, who has a teen daughter, Madison, with his ex-wife, Melanie Clapp. They were divorced in 2007. 

And in case you were wondering, the "Jackass" star's real name is ...

... Philip John Clapp -- which always makes the Ministry giggle just a little. 

And no, our in-house consultant advises, the birth was not filmed for the recently confirmed 3-D installment of Knoxville's "Jackass" movies.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Johnny Knoxville in a 2003 picture that to us just screams "Who's your daddy?" Credit: Los Angeles Times.

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