(CNN) Paris Hilton has it subscriber Her newborn son’s name.
On this week’s “This is Paris” podcast, the reality star said she named her son Phoenix and never told her mother, Kathy Hilton, or her sister, Nicky Hilton Rothschild, his name. On Thursday, Hilton too for the first time The first photo of her son on Instagram.
Hilton and husband Carter Reum revealed last month that they welcomed a child together via substitute.
“Right now, we’re keeping everything really private,” Hilton said on the podcast. “Not even my mom or my sister or my best friends — literally no one knew until they were over a week old, so it was really good that this trip with Carter was our special trip together because I feel like my life was so public, I didn’t actually have anything to do with me. “.
She added that the reason she kept his name from her loved ones was because her life was very public and she knew that would leak out somehow.
“If you tell one person, they tell someone, and then all of a sudden it’s on TMZ or Page Six,” she said. “So Carter and I made a pact together not to tell anyone about it.”
Hilton, who also has a book released called “Paris: The Memoir,” read aloud part of it, where she explains why the couple chose the name Phoenix.
“If all goes well, by the time you read this, Carter and I will have a baby,” Hilton read. “We plan to call it Phoenix, a name I came up with years ago when I was looking at cities, countries, and states on a map for something to fit Paris and London.”
She continued, “The most important is the bird that caught fire and then rose from the ashes to fly again. I want my son to grow up knowing that disaster and triumph revolve and wander throughout our lives and this should give us a lot of hope for the future.”
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