Jools Oliver took to Instagram yesterday in order to make the exciting announcement. Two weeks after their baby boy’s birth, she shared a photo of a work of art on their nursery wall that read: “Dream Big River”, captioned with a rocket emoji and a blue heart.
Her 369,000 Instagram followers have taken this as confirmation of the new-born’s name.
The Oliver’s are known for giving their children unusual names, and their fans certainly approve of “River”; Jool’s post received nearly 2,000 likes after just 30 minutes!
The happy couple have already welcomed four other children into the world: Poppy Honey Rose, 14, Daisy Boo Pamela, 12, Petal Blossom Rainbow, six, and five-year-old Buddy Bear Maurice.
“They all have more than one name (Poppy Honey, Daisy Boo, Petal Rainbow, Buddy Bear) because I couldn’t decide’” Jools previously told Gurgle. “I’m not sure where Petal Rainbow came from – apparently it’s a My Little Pony! I wanted to call her Rainbow but Jamie told me to calm down. With Buddy it was quite fun choosing a boy’s name, as I hadn’t done it before. And I hate people’s opinions on names; whatever you call your baby is your decision.”
Fans will have to wait and see whether River Oliver will have more than one name like his siblings.
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