Stoke-born singer Robbie Williams has announced the safe arrival of his baby daughter Theodora Rose Williams.
Writing on his blog the singer said:
Williams and his US actress wife Ayda Field had previously announced that they had chosen a traditional name for their daughter who was born in London's Portland Hospital, adding there was going to be "No mad celebrity baby name".
The singer has already started making plans for his daughter's future. He has said that he would prefer his child to grow up in the UK instead of Los Angeles, where the couple currently live. He described children educated in LA schools as having "a massive sense of entitlement" and that they were "dull and dumb". He said:
Celebrities have begun congratulating the Potteries' singer on Twitter: