On Thursday, Fergie and her boyfriend Josh Duhamel welcomed their son Axl Jack Duhamel into the world. The wonderful name of their first born has actually a backstory! The new mom is a huge fan of Guns ‘N Roses and wanted to name her first child after the band’s singer Axl Rose.
“Fergie is a huge Guns ‘N Roses fan – one of her career highlights has been performing and recording with Slash – so Axl makes perfect sense,” an insider says. Ferigie has earlier in her career expressed her love for Axl and how she is inspired by him. “Some of my biggest vocal idols are rock and roll. I mean Sebastian Bach, Vince Neil, Axl Rose, Robert Plant. These are people that I have emulated vocally,” she said in the past. So to pay homage to the rock singer with her son’s name was given