American Idol season 5 alum Katharine McPhee has finally dropped the name of her baby son.
“OK, well, his name, we haven’t said anything. My husband probably will kill me for saying it, but his name is Rennie David Foster,” Katharine shared with the Today hosts.
The singer and actress said they didn’t have a name in mind, but elected to go with one that has a deep connection to Foster’s family.
“We picked Rennie ‘cause I’d actually been in labor for a while. We didn’t have a name picked out,” she said.
“We had a couple names, but my husband was on a text chain with his sisters and one of his sisters suggested an old family name. It was his great-grandfather’s name, his great-uncle’s name, so it has a long history in his family. My husband said, ‘Hi, Ren Foster,’ and so we said, ‘That’s a good name. It’s a strong name.’”
Rennie is Katharine’s, 36, first child. Foster, 71, is the father of five daughters from previous relationships, including Allison, 50, Amy, 47, Sara, 40, Erin, 38, and Jordan, 34.
Katharine, whose new Netflix sitcom Country Comfort premieres Friday on the streaming service, is really enjoying her new role as mom. loving her new role as real-life mom.
“Oh my gosh. It’s the sweetest. It’s just the best,” she said. “I mean, I’m in heaven. It’s really been amazing.”