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Drea de Matteo, Shooter Jennings welcome son 'Blackjack'

April 8, 2011 |  2:31 pm

Drea de Matteo welcomes baby son with Waylon Shooter Jennings "Desperate Housewives" alum Drea de Matteo and rocker Waylon "Shooter" Jennings welcomed a baby boy Thursday.

Jennings spilled the beans via Twitter: "Waylon Albert 'Blackjack' Jennings has arrived folks! Thanks for all the kind words folks!," adding later, "We're super lucky to have so many kind friends!"

Jennings, 31, proposed to De Matteo, 39, onstage in 2009. The couple have been together for nine years and already have a 3-year-old daughter named Alabama Gypsyrose together, People reported.

Their new son, Blackjack, shares the same proper name as his father and grandfather, country singer Waylon Jennings.

The actress made a name for herself as Adriana on HBO's hit show "The Sopranos" and had a short run on NBC's "Friends" spinoff "Joey."

"Drea's the best mother in the world," Jennings told Us magazine earlier this year. "I love her so much. She is such an important part of our lives."

"The more children we can have the better, we want a bunch of kids!"

What do you think of the couple's baby names? Tell us in comments.


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Photo: Drea de Matteo in New York in January. Credit: Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images