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X Factor bad boy Frankie Cocozza names newborn son after himself

He shared the name on Instagram

New dad and former X Factor star Frankie Cocozza has revealed he’s named his newborn son after himself, in keeping with his family’s tradition.

The singer took to Instagram Stories to share a photo of the newborn, including the caption: “Frankie the fourth.”

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Frankie shared a shot of the baby to Instagram Stories (Credit: Instagram)

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The Celebrity Big Brother star is the third to bear the name Frankie Cocozza, after his father and grandfather.

Frankie’s wife, Bianca, shared her own shot of the baby to Instagram Stories, showing herself breastfeeding him while his dad waits in the background.

The couple welcomed their first child earlier this week after announcing the pregnancy last year.

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Bianca shared a shot of herself breastfeeding the new baby (Credit: Instagram)

Frankie posted a sweet photo of himself and the baby to Instagram, saying he’d be in for a “hell of a ride.”

“You’re in for one hell of a ride son. You’ll be absolutely fine because you’re half your mother,” he said.

The singer seems to have settled down well after gaining a reputation for being a bad boy while filming X Factor in 2011.

He ultimately left the show after reports of drug use, claiming his life had got “out of control”.

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Frankie announced the baby’s arrival earlier this week (Credit: Instagram)

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After leaving he released two solo albums in 2012 and 2013. He then went on to release an album with his band, Telescreen, in 2014.

While he hasn’t released any more music since then, his personal life appears to have come a long way.

He and Bianca married in May last year, and announced they were expecting their first child in October.

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