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And I thought kids were the ones with big mouths. Lord knows my six-year-old daughter constantly tells strangers tidbits like my weight and age. But when it comes to spilling the beans on important intel, it looks like Grandpa’s the one to watch out for.
Sexagenarian rocker Rod Stewart recently revealed the name of his daughter Kimberly’s newborn baby. For the record, it's a girl named Delilah and her pop is Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro. She’s just six months younger than Rod’s youngest child Aiden. But we're sure that isn't that awkward!
This isn’t the first time a celebrity grandfather has spilled the baby-name beans. Back in July, Donald Trump divulged daughter Ivanka Trump’s baby’s name, Arabella Rose.
Expectant moms need to be careful, too. Singer Paul Anka -- whose daughter Amanda is married to Jason Bateman -- just disclosed that they’re pregnant with baby No. two. The blabbermouth even shared the child’s gender: She’s a girl.
Of course it wasn't even an American grandpa who started this oversharing trend. Back in March, the papa of French President Nicolas Sarkozy confirmed rumors when he told a German newspaper that his daughter-in-law, singer and model Carla Bruni, was indeed pregnant.
There’s a part of me that thinks it’s cute that these clueless old guys are so excited about their grandkids that they can’t stop gushing about them. But parents really need to be the ones to decide when to share this kind of information -- even if you're not famous. I remember being cheesed off when my dad told his entire office I was pregnant while I was still in my first trimester. But at least I didn’t have to worry about the secret going viral.