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Rocker Fitz and actress Kaylee DeFer have first child

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This Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, photo released by BB Gun Press shows actress Kaylee DeFer, left, and Michael Fitzpatrick, better known as Fitz of Fitz and The Tantrums, with their son Théodore Ignatius Fitzpatrick in Los Angeles. Théodore was born on Friday.

NEW YORK — Kaylee DeFer and Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums are the proud parents of a baby boy.

The lead singer of the rock band and the "Gossip Girl" actress welcomed Theodore Ignatius Fitzpatrick on Friday. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces.

Fitz, whose real name is Michael Fitzpatrick, said the couple had a doula to help with the birth. He said DeFer was "amazing" in the delivery room.

Said Fitz: "I'm so proud of Kaylee ... she is the rock star in the family."

DeFer celebrated her 27th birthday on Monday.

Fitz, 43, has a few weeks at home with his new baby before his band kicks off a U.S. tour in Richmond, Va.

DeFer is working on a TV pilot.

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