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Susan Sarandon Is a Grandmother!

Posted By Kotei Kotey On August 12, 2014 @ 3:54 pm In Entertainment | No Comments

Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino [1]Actress Susan Sarandon, 67, has played grandmothers in motion pictures, including The Lovely Bones [2] (2009) and, more recently, Tammy [3].

Now her make-believe experience will be put to work in real life.

The Oscar-winning actress and self-proclaimed “Ping-Pong propagandist [4]” officially became a grandmother on Aug. 9, when daughter Eva Amurri Martino, 29, and her husband, Kyle Martino, 33, a sports analyst for NBC, welcomed their first child into the world: Marlowe Mae Martino, who weighed in at 6 pounds, 11 ounces.

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The parents announced the news over Twitter. From Eva Amurri Martino: “What a weekend! @kylemartino [6] are thrilled to announce the arrival of our sweet baby girl! Mama and Daddy love you a zillion, Marlowe Mae 💗.” From Kyle Martino: “Can’t believe I’m a dad!!! @4EvaMartino [7] and I are over the moon in love with our little girl Marlowe. #Love [8].”

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Sarandon, however, apparently has no intention of ever being called “Grandma.”

“I borrowed this name from a very dear friend of mine who’s from the South,” she told People magazine [10]. “His grandma was ‘Honey.’ That’s what I’m experimenting with and Eva likes it, so we’ll see.”

 

Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

 

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[1] Image: http://blog.aarp.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/400-susan-sarandon-eva-amurri-baby-girl.jpeg

[2] The Lovely Bones: http://www.lovelybones.com/#grandma_lynn

[3] Tammy: http://blog.aarp.org/2014/07/02/take-the-wheel-with-melissa-mccarthy-and-susan-sarandon/

[4] Ping-Pong propagandist: http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/press-center/info-02-2014/leading-lady-susan-sarandon-opens-up-about-life.html?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG

[5] >> Photos: 50+ Star Couples Who Still Have the Hots for Each Other: http://www.aarp.org/entertainment/style-trends/info-2014/celebrity-star-couples-over-50-photo.html#slide1%20?intcmp=AE-BLIL-BL

[6] @kylemartino: https://twitter.com/kylemartino

[7] @4EvaMartino: https://twitter.com/4EvaMartino

[8] #Love: https://twitter.com/hashtag/Love?src=hash

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[10] People magazine: http://celebritybabies.people.com/2014/03/11/susan-sarandon-grandma-name-endometriosis-foundation-of-america/

[11] Proud Papa Brian Williams Announces Daughter’s Role as Peter Pan: http://blog.aarp.org/2014/07/31/proud-papa-brian-williams-announces-daughters-role-as-peter-pan/?intcmp=AE-ENDART1-BL-REL

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