Jessica Simpson gives birth to a baby girl

By Associated Press Updated at 2012-05-01 17:10:09 +0000


NEW YORK (AP) -- Jessica Simpson is a mom.

A publicist for the singer confirmed Simpson gave birth to a daughter named Maxwell Drew Johnson in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Maxwell weighed 9 lbs. 13 ounces, said publicist Lauren Auslander.

It's the first child for 31-year-old Simpson and her 32-year-old fiance Eric Johnson, a former NFL player.