Fonzworth Bentley Welcomes Baby With Wife Faune Chambers Watkins, Talks Fatherhood With Kanye West

Celebrity Moms Aug. 29, 2013 AT 6:10PM
Fonzworth Bentley and Faune Chambers pose inside the 2012 BET Awards Fonzworth Bentley and wife Faune Chambers welcomed a baby daughter together on July 30, Bentley confirms to Us exclusively. Credit: Jerod Harris/Getty Images For BET

Looks like baby North West has another member to add to her posse! Kanye West's pal Fonzworth Bentley and his wife Faune Chambers Watkins welcomed their first child, daughter Zoie Alecia Watkins, to the world at L.A.'s St. Joseph's Medical Center on July 30, Fonzworth exclusively tells Us Weekly.

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"Faune was in labor for 23 hours and pushed for four-and-a-half hours, all without pain meds," the proud father told Us. "There was no IV or anything. She did amazing and I'm so proud of her."

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"We love our baby girl," Bentley continued. "There's nothing like holding a miracle. Besides no pain meds, Faune gave birth at 6:26 a.m., but we left the hospital at 7:30 p.m. that night. Faune said, 'This is how we do it. I want to be home with my baby.' She's a total blessing."

The 39-year-old actor, who will next star in upcoming flick Think Like A Man II, added that he and West, whom he worked with on the rapper's chart-topping Yeezus album, are enjoying fatherhood together.

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"Talking about being fathers is our number one conversation now," he said. "It's awesome entering this next phase of life with a friend."

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