Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky has revealed some beautiful – and emotional – news about Hollywood couple Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara.
Speaking at a Q&A session at the Zurich Film Festival over the weekend, Kossakovsky announced the pair had welcomed their first child together.
“He just got a baby, by the way,” said Kossakovsky, explaining Joaquin’s absence from the festival.
And that wasn’t the only information he shared. Kossakovsky also confirmed the baby’s name:
“His name was…a beautiful son called River.”
🚨 Viktor Kossakovsky 📽️, Gunda: He just had a baby Boy who’s Called River. ( about Joaquin) pic.twitter.com/WuUISnuTsZ
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The baby is named after River Phoenix, Joaquin’s brother who died in 1993 at the age of 23.
The couple has not commented publicly on the birth of their baby.