Neil Patrick Harris Gives His Twins Smurf Nicknames

Celebrity Moms Jul. 14, 2011 AT 6:45PM
Neil Patrick Harris Gives His Twins Smurf Nicknames Credit: MAVRIXONLINE.COM

Neil Patrick Harris is a self-proclaimed "Smitten Smurf!"

During a Beverly Hills press junket for The Smurfs on Tuesday, the 38-year-old actor said working on the family-friendly flick inspired him to create some adorable nicknames for 9-month-old twins Gideon Scott and Harper Grace.

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"I think Gideon would be Stout Smurf, because he's all like 'grrr'. He's like the tank," Harris said. "And Harper's just like Beautiful Smurf. She's an eye-batter right now. She's wanting to hug and smile and get a smile back, so she's very good at it."

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Harris, who became a first-time father last October, added that he and partner David Burtka are currently "waiting for them to crawl."

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"They're pretty great," he added, "but no big announcements."

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