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Penn Jillette’s wife gives birth

After naming their first-born girl Moxie CrimeFighter last June, comedian Penn Jillette and wife came up with something a bit more mainstream for their new son — Zolten Penn, who was born Monday.“Zolten is a common Hungarian name, it’s my wife’s maiden name and most importantly, it’s the name of Dracula’s dog,” Jillette, the 51-year-old larger half of the comedy-and-magic duo Penn &
/ Source: The Associated Press

After naming their first-born girl Moxie CrimeFighter last June, comedian Penn Jillette and wife came up with something a bit more mainstream for their new son — Zolten Penn, who was born Monday.

“Zolten is a common Hungarian name, it’s my wife’s maiden name and most importantly, it’s the name of Dracula’s dog,” Jillette, the 51-year-old larger half of the comedy-and-magic duo Penn & Teller, said in a statement.

Jillette left in the middle of his daily radio show on the CBS/Free FM network to be with his wife, 40-year-old Emily, in a Las Vegas hospital Monday afternoon, publicist Glenn Alai said.

Zolten Penn Jillette weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces.

Penn & Teller perform nightly at the Rio hotel-casino in Las Vegas and star in their own television show in its fourth season on Showtime.