The 38-year-old singer Michelle Branch and her husband Patrick Carney welcomed their second child into the family. A baby girl, born on February 2 in Nashville, whom they named Willie Jacquet Carney.
“We are thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby girl, named after Patrick’s loving grandmother, Willie Madge Slate, and her middle name, Jacquet, is the maiden name of Michelle’s mother, Peggy.”
The couple stated in an interview
Little Willie joins her brother, Rhys James Carneywhom the singer gave birth to in August 2018. Michelle also has another daughter, Owen Isabelle Landaufruit of the relationship he had in his previous marriage with the musician Teddy Landau.
The announcement of little Willie’s pregnancy took place in August, through a post in which the woman joked about being pregnant, and about the cravings for food that you have when you are expecting a baby. Eight months earlier, the American singer announced that she had a miscarriage on Christmas day 2020.
“I couldn’t be more excited (and nervous) to announce that little Carney will be joining us in early 2022.”
Michelle stated at the time.
Since that announcement, the artist has never stopped sharing photos with the baby bump on social media. On Halloween she posted a picture dressed as a Virgin Mary as she stroked her baby bump.
“She is the patron saint of mothers-to-be and safe childbirth and I thought it would be the perfect costume for me right now”
Commented in the post.
The beginning of the relationship with Patrick Carney
Michelle Branch and 41-year-old Patrick Carney first met in February 2015 at a Gremmy Awards party in Los Angeles. The engagement took place during the woman’s 34th birthday party in July 2017. The couple finally got married in 2019 in the city of New Orleans in the United States.
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