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Cameron Diaz and Husband Benji Madden Secretly Welcome Baby No. 2


Sat 23 Mar 2024 | 12:55 PM
Cameron Diaz and Husband Benji Madden
Cameron Diaz and Husband Benji Madden
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Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden have secretly welcomed their second child. 

Diaz, 51, and the Good Charlotte rocker, 45, surprised fans Friday by announcing in an Instagram post the birth of their second child, a son named Cardinal.

"We are blessed and excited to announce the birth of our son, Cardinal Madden❤️🙏He is awesome and we are all so happy he is here! For the kids safety and privacy we won’t be posting any pictures- but he’s a really cute ☺️We are feeling so blessed and grateful 🍀Sending much love from our fam to yours 🙏❤️Best wishes and Good Afternoon!! 🤘⚡️," the caption read.

The announcement included a drawing that read, "A little bird whispered to me." 

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Diaz and Madden did not previously reveal they were expecting a child. The couple, who tied the knot in 2015, surprised fans in January 2020 when they announced they welcomed a baby girl named Raddix via surrogate.

Although they kept their second pregnancy under wraps, it’s no surprise they welcomed a new addition to their family. 

“Cameron and Benji have discussed having another child and have even been looking into surrogate options for a while now,” a source told Us Weekly in July 2022.

“Benji always wanted a big family, and Cameron didn’t need to be persuaded after the arrival of their daughter.”

Diaz and Madden’s son arrived as the actress prepares to release “Back in Action”, her first movie since 2014’s “Annie.”