Gael Garcia Bernal welcomes baby girl

Mexican actor  and director Gael Garcia Bernal and his Argentinian girlfriend Dolores Fonzi have become parents to their second child, a sister for their two-year-old son.

The couple, who have named their new born Libertad — Spanish for freedom — took to Twitter to announce the happy news. “We share with you that our daughter was born.”

“Libertad, her name. Libertad!” Bernal tweeted. “After the best week of my life — it just keeps getting better — I thank you infinitely for your congratulations.”

Bernal and Fonzi, who had been friends for several years since starring together in the Spanish movie Vidas Privadas, started dating in 2007 and two years later they welcomed their son Lazaro to the world.

The 32 year old, previously romantically linke with Natalie Portman, became an international star in 2001 after his role in Alfonso Cuaron’s Y Tu Mamá También. He has since starred in a number of highly acclaimed movies including Amores Perros and The Motorcycle Diaries. Bernal most recently starred opposite Kate Hudson in romantic comedy A Little Bit Of Heaven.

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