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Katherine Heigl Introduces Baby Naleigh in Atlanta!

Katherine Heigl recently announced her plans to adopt a special-needs baby from Korea, and she stepped out in Atlanta earlier today with her new baby Naleigh Kelley! Naleigh is a combination of her first and middle names, Nancy, after Heigl's mother, and Leigh, which is also Katherine's sister's middle name. Mom and daughter are in Atlanta, as Katherine works on Life as We Know It, which is also the reason she's taking a hiatus from working on Grey's Anatomy. Hopefully the time off from the show will give Katherine and Naleigh a chance to bond, especially with dad Josh around to complete the growing family.

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buffybot
buffybot
Goodness, why is this so confusing to all you people? The babies name is Nancy (after Katherines Mum) Leigh (Katherines adopted Koreans sister's middle name) and will be called "Naleigh" for short, a shortened version of her own name, which is Nancy Leigh.
flowergirl
flowergirl
Love. I've always gotten a negative impression of Heigl from the media but knowing more about her family history + now the new addition of baby Naleigh makes me respect her a little bit more.
meeshee
meeshee
how adorable :)!
LaLaLaurie06
LaLaLaurie06
wow! that certainly WAS a fast adoption!
ilanac13
ilanac13
i always think that it's nice when people decide to adopt a special needs child since those are often the kids that are left in the system the longest. i just hope that she's not so into her career that she and her husband don't give her the personal attention that she needs. sometimes i think that people with money figure that they can help a child and not necessarily have to be present all the time to do it.
cibele
cibele
Attention? Why she would adopt someone with special needs for attention? Go adopt a healthy baby instead. And look at her face, she looks genuinely happy about it. Go Katherine.
cordata
cordata
Congrats to them. I've read some really mean comments about how people shouldn't adopt "foreign" babies, and they just baffle me. When is it wrong to give an orphan a home?? I especially applaud Katherine for choosing a child with special needs; Naleigh will probably get a lot of care that she otherwise wouldn't have without Katherine's financial resources.
Sarana
Sarana
They seem stable to me and she said they started the process to adopt a long time ago so it's not like she just picked a baby out. Congrats to them!
sarah-lynn
sarah-lynn
I think it's awesome that she adopted, and it's even awesomer that she is taking on the responsibility of raising a special needs (whatever that means) child, but does anyone else get the feeling that she's doing it for attention? I don't want to be miss negative nancy over here, but with her work schedule and all that she has going on, it just seems like a child would not fit in. And the picture looks fishy to me.
Clarishi
Clarishi
Cute, very cute! But why is the baby on the floor? In the filthy sidewalk???
SKC-Sparkle
SKC-Sparkle
Wow - this changes my perception of her... I hope everything goes smoothly for both Katherine and the baby.
cibele
cibele
I rather have a parent that works hard and live their life than someone that keep trashing people they barely know on the internet. How can you know she's not going to be a good mother? Adopting is always a beautiful gesture, stop thinking mean things and stick with her kindness and her willingness to be a mother to someone who has no parent and really needs help.
pss
pss
wellcome to this world (even you were born a while before...)Naleigh!!Congrats Josh and Katherine!!and I'm sure shes going to be a happy baby, because they look like great parents!!good wishes!
soykro
soykro
cute baby and she seems like a great mom
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