In this morning’s unexpected news, we’ve learned that Jeremy Meeks – the man who made headlines in 2014 as “the world’s hottest criminal” – and Topshop heiress Chloe Green are now parents to a brand spanking new baby boy.
Both Meeks and Green shared the news on their respective Instagrams, debuting their 10-day-old son, Jayden Meeks-Green who was born on May 29.
“We are pleased to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy Jayden Meeks-Green,” they wrote in the caption.
“Born May 29th 2018. Mommy and Baby both doing well. We kindly ask to respect our privacy.”
At the moment we’ve only got a picture of his adorably chubby hands, but we’re hoping that more photos will follow.
Meeks, 34, was a former gang member of California’s notoriously violent North Side Crips and was jailed in 2014 for grand theft and possessing a firearm. Then, his viral, blue-steel, mugshots steered him into modelling and he was given a contract by White Cross Management talent agency upon his release in 2016.
Green, 27, is the wealthy, socialite heiress of the Topshop empire owned by father, Sir Philip Green.
You could almost call it a love story with a Disney-esque hook.
Although this is Green’s first child, Meeks also shares a biological son, Jeremy Junior, and two step-children, Eliana, 17, and Robert, 12, with his ex-wife Melissa Meeks.
Green and Meeks are said to have met at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2017 while Meeks was modelling for German fashion label Philipp Plein, and according to The Sun, were planning on giving birth at sea and spending the baby’s first six months on board.
It hasn’t been confirmed whether this is what actually happened, but a screaming, crying baby confined to a ship in the middle of the ocean might just sound better imagined than in reality.