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Latino Daily News

Friday May 4, 2012

J.R. Martinez Becomes a Father

J.R. Martinez Becomes a Father

Photo: J.R. Martinez becomes a father with his girlfriend.

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The latest champion of the hit ABC show “Dancing with the Stars”, J.R. Martinez, just became a father with his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones.

Gonzalez reportedly gave birth on May 2nd to a healthy baby girl, who they named Lauryn Annabelle. The baby girl was born weighing seven pounds and thirteen ounces, and measured 21 inches long.

J.R. Martinez was the first contestant to receive a perfect 30 in one of his performances in “Dancing with the Stars” and couldn’t contain his happiness. He stated to reporters, “She has a couple of cute little freckles on her cheeks, a full head of hair and the cutest little lips. It’s just amazing to see her, finally. She’s beautiful.”

Martinez,  an infantryman who was severely burned in an explosion in Iraq in 2003, launched a career as a motivational speaker. He met his girlfriend while working as the executive producer’s assistant on the set of “All My Children” in 2008. The two have been inseparable since 2010.