Details Behind the Jolie Twins Birth

July 14, 2008 By:
Details Behind the Jolie Twins Birth

Just in case you happened to miss all the chaos this weekend surrounding Angelina Jolie giving birth to twins, here are some highlights for you:

--Jolie gave birth to a boy, Knox Leon, and a girl, Vivienne Marcheline, named after her late mother, by Caesarean section on Saturday night.

--"It was an epidural, so [Angelina] was awake and speaking and laughing. They were happy," Dr. Michel Sussmann, who delivered the babies.

--The boy weighed just over 5 pounds and the girl 5 pounds.

--The first photos have reportedly already been sold for $11-16 million dollars, with the proceeds going to charity.

--Brad was "perfectly calm, totally determined, very pleased to be at the birth of his children, very moved and very emotional."

--Mayor Christian Estrosi of Nice, France presented the birth certificates of his most famous resident on the steps of Nice's Fondation Lenval hospital. "On behalf of the inhabitants of Nice, I congratulate the happy parents, the most famous couple of the world who have chosen our city for this happy event."