May 25, 2016  

Celine Dion Originally Expecting Triplets

October 30, 2010 (3:50 am) GMT
In an interview prior to giving birth to her twin boys, the singer explained that she was initially carrying triplets but one of the babies' heart stopped beating early in the pregnancy.

revealed that she was originally expecting triplets but lost one of her babies early in the pregnancy. According to E! Online, the 42-year-old singer, who gave birth to twin boys on Saturday, October 23, disclosed the sad news during an interview with French news station.

During the chat, which was conducted prior to the twins' births, Celine said that a few days after learning that she was having a bun in the oven, one of the babies' heart stopped beating. "He chose to let go to give space to his brothers to grow," the "Because You Loved Me" singer said.

Celine who delivered premature twins was allowed to leave St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida and bring her newly-born babies home to her and husband Rene Angelil's mansion in Jupiter island, Florida on Thursday, October 28.

Six days after delivering the babies, Celine finally revealed her boys' names after considering "nearly 15,000 names." The singer and Rene decided to name their babies Eddy and Nelson. The name Eddy comes from Eddy Marnay, Celine's first five records producer, while Nelson is taken from President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, Nelson Mandela.

More Celine Dion News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'Game of Thrones' Showrunners Help Jimmy Kimmel Poke Fun at Hodor Twist
  2. Is Marriage on the Cards for Sandra Bullock and Boyfriend Bryan Randall?
  3. Chloe Grace Moretz Gets New Sweet Tattoo. See the Pic!
  4. 'Fear the Walking Dead' Star Frank Dillane Arrested Following Altercation With Security Guard
  5. Katherine Webb and NFL Star Husband AJ McCarron Welcome First Child
  6. George R. R. Martin Revealed Three Huge Twists to 'Game of Thrones' Producers. What Are They?
  7. Take a Look at Pink's Awkward Reaction When Her Celebrity Crush Johnny Depp Surprises Her
  8. Brad Pitt Saves Young Girl From Being Crushed by Excited Fans. See His Heroic Action!