"It's Butternut Summer Squash," he joked, during an interview with Today. "It's out there. It's James and I told everyone who would listen that." As for why he and Blake wouldn't share her name in the past, Ryan added, "Before it was out there, I didn't want to be the first guy screaming it out to the media."
"Because as we know, little girls turn into teenage girls and little teenage girls sometimes scan through the archives and go, 'Why did you do that?,'" he continued. After shutting down rumors that their baby girl's name was Violet, Ryan previously stayed mum when it was reported last month that they named their little one James.
Although Blake and Ryan kept James' name under wraps from the media for months, the Woman in Gold star couldn't help but gush over his daughter in a recent interview.
During an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, the thesp said life with their tiny tot is "so good," adding, "She's got me wrapped around her finger. I am a slave to the rhythm."
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