David Arquette: Why We Named Our Daughter "Coco"

Celebrity Moms Mar. 24, 2010 AT 10:49AM
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Why did Courteney Cox and David Arquette name their 5-year-old daughter Coco?

"It's sort of an abbreviation of 'COurtney COx' ... 'CoCo'," Arquette, 38, explained Tuesday on Lopez Tonight.

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He is now at work on Scream 4, which is slated to hit screens next April.

"It's been a lot of fun," he said. "I love it." The horror film series has special meaning for him: He met his wife Cox, 45, shooting the first installment in 1996.

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"I stalked her," he said. "She would go away and fly back. I was stuck at the hotel and then I would wait for her car to come and as soon as she got in the door, I would [pick up the phone]. 'What are you doing?' and she's like 'Are you stalking me?' and I was like, 'Exactly!'"

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He said he didn't intend to play the role of goofy cop "Deputy Dewey."

"When I first went out, they wanted me for the part of 'Billy' ... Skeet Ulrich ended up doing that," he said. "I was like, 'I wanna play Dewey!' He was like, 'That's a nothing role, what are you talking about?' And I said, 'I get to kiss Courtney Cox ... I wanna play that role!'"

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