At least you didn”t call him Louis! 2 Shoes singer Charley Bird names newborn son Beaux in honour of X Factor fame
2 Shoes singer Charley Bird has given birth to a baby boy, and called him Beaux in honour of her X Factor fame.
The 23-year-old singer yesterday welcomed her first child with boyfriend Greg Phillips, with bandmate Lucy Texeira tweeting her delight shortly after the birth.
She wrote: “Can confirm, Baby Shoe – Beaux Phillips Bird has arrived. Both fine x So EMOSHE right now, and so proud of my shoe.”
“So EMOSHE right now!” 2 Shoes singer Charley Bird (right) has given birth to a baby boy and called him Beaux in tribute to her X Factor fame
Essex girl Charley revealed her pregnancy after making it through to the judges” houses stage of the competition.
She said at the time: “I can”t wait to be a mum. We”reboth so excited.
“It”s made me want to do well in the competition even more, so that I can give my son a really good start in life.”
Charley had previously revealed her baby would definitely have an X Factor-inspired name.
Blooming: Charley with bandmate Lucy Texeira and former X Factor contestants Jonjo Kerr and Amelia Lily last month
Referring to male judges Gary Barlow and Louis Walsh, she had joked: “If I do well I might even call him Gary or Louis.”
But instead of choosing anything too obvious, Charley decided to add an X to the end of the name Beau.
However, 2 Shoes were voted off The X Factor in the first week, when judge Tulisa Contostavlos was given the task of sending one of her acts home.
Since their X Factor exit, the girls have been furthering their presenting careers with segments on ITV programme This Morning.
And the duo said they are now keen to have their own chatshow.
Charley told Digital Spy: “Maybe a bit like Chatty Man. Or do you remember Baddiel & Skinner Unplanned A bit like that.
“Where they used to just sit on the sofa and rolled out about loads of different stuff. Maybe we”ll do that with 2 Shoes. Just us talking on air!”
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