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OTRC: Alicia Silverstone welcomes son, Bear Blu, with Christopher Jarecki

Alicia Silverstone and husband Christopher Jarecki welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Bear Blu, on May 5, 2011. The 'Clueless' actress announced her pregnancy in January. The name of their son was suggested by Jarecki's mother, Us Weekly's website reported on June 29. 'We had narrowed our list to five boy names, and then we couldn't really decide," the Hollywood Reporter quoted her as telling the magazine. 'He suggested Bear or Blu, and I loved them both.' (Pictured: Alicia Silverstone appears in a photo posted on her Twitter page.) (twitter.com/aliciasilv)

Alicia Silverstone and husband Christopher Jarecki recently welcomed their first child, a son named Bear Blu.

The 34-year-old actress, who rose to fame with the movie "Clueless," and Jarecki, a 40-year-old musician, married in 2005 after eight years together.

"My husband and I welcomed our 7 lb 15 oz baby boy Bear Blu Jarecki into the world on May 5th at 7:50am (PT)." Silverstone said on her website on Monday, May 9.

"We are all three in love!" she added. "I'm so grateful to this community for all the love, support, good wishes and happy vibes you've sent me during my pregnancy...it has been wonderful. Thank you all!"

Silverstone, an animal rights activist who maintains a strict vegan diet, had written on her website about vegan-friendly parenting and natural births.

Silverstone played ditzy high school queen Cher in the 199r teen movie "Clueless," one of the most iconic films of the 1990s that spurred fashion trends and a slew of catchphrases, namely, "As if!"

The actress is also known for films such as "Batman & Robin" in 1997 and "Blast From the Past" in 1999. She starred in the series "Miss Match" in 2003 and recently filmed the comedy film "Butter" with "Twilight" actress Ashley Green and "Wolverine" star Hugh Jackman.


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