George and Amal Clooney announce birth of twins

George and Amal Clooney are Hollywood’s newest parents, with Amal giving birth to twins this week, a representative confirmed.

As People reports, the couple welcomed daughter Ella and son Alexander on Tuesday morning. A representative said in a statement that the twins are “healthy, happy and doing fine.”

“George is sedated and should recover in a few days,” the statement concluded.

News of the impending arrival of the Clooney babies first broke in February this year, with anonymous sources confirming to People Amal’s pregnancy. George, 56, and Amal, 39, married in Venice in September 2014.

George, Amal, and the twins currently are in England, according to TMZ.