Cameron Douglas’ touching tribute to Kirk at birth of daughter

Kirk will always be part of the new baby's life. Source: Instagram.com/cameronmorrelldouglas

Cameron Douglas is making sure his grandfather Kirk will always be part of his new-born daughter’s life. 

Cameron’s partner Viviane Thibes gave birth to the couple’s first child on Monday and the pair has picked a name that pays tribute to Kirk.

The happy couple decided on Lua Izzy.

Kirk was actually born Issur Danielovitch and was known as Izzy for a lot of his life.

Cameron shared a snap of Thibes on social media shortly after the birth of little Lua and gushed of how proud he was of her.

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“Today my appreciation for Mother’s all over the world has reached new heights,” he wrote.

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“Today I took part in a miracle as my baby girl was introduced to the world through a beautiful Amazon warrior…I’m so proud of you @vivianethibes.”

Fans of the couple were quick to send their well-wishes on the safe arrival of Lua.

One person wrote: “You will love every second of being a father. A baby is a blessing, the most amazing love you will ever feel. Congratulations to your girlfriend and God bless your family.”

A second fan wrote: “Wishing you and yours all the best…what a fortunate man you are.”

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A further comment read: “Congratulations! Such a beautiful time in your lives. Sending much love from me to you all. Love and peace.”

Cameron recently discovered a new lease on life following a seven-year stint in prison.

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The son of Michael Douglas was a drug user and battled drug addiction.

He was released from jail in 2016 and met Viviane shortly after.

It’s good to see him getting his life back on track.

What do you think of the couple’s tribute? Have you ever named a child after someone you’ve loved, or has someone been named after you?