Mariska Hargitay Adopts Baby Girl
Actress Mariska Hargitay had a huge surprise for all her fans. The star adopted a daughter, Amaya Josephine.
The “Law and Order Special Victims Unit” star and her husband Peter Hermann are happy parents to a baby girl born about a week ago in the United States. And the actress already agreed to talk about her child and the adoption. “We were considering both international and domestic adoption and we’re thrilled that this is the way our prayers were answered,” Mariska said according to People magazine.
“We talked a lot about mixed-race adoptions, and we are very excited that we are now a multi-racial family. We’re just so happy she’s here,” the 37 years old actress explained adding that both she and her husband are excited to become parents for the second time. The couple already has a 4 year old son, August. And it seems that he is really happy with the arrival of his sister, Mariska claimed. “He always talks about how he’s going to protect her. He’s going to be a great big brother,” the actress explained.
Well, it surely seems that Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann are some happy and proud new parents. The couple wed in august 2004. A rep for the actress also confirmed the news. “The couple are overjoyed by the wonder of their new daughter,” the rep told Us magazine also adding that August is extremely happy, as he really wanted a sister.11