Cape Town - No sooner is the news out that Charlize Theron has adopted a baby boy, than "photos" of the new mom and baby Jackson are appearing.
The Oscar winner’s publicist said the 36-year-old actress is a "proud mom of a healthy baby boy named Jackson".
No more details were provided.
This is Charlize Theron with what is claimed to be a friend's baby on the set of the coming Snow White and the Huntsman movie…
Twitter was abuzz with congratulations for the celebrity.
Mel Huang tweeted, “Congrats to Charlize Theron for adopting child from the US. Too many celebs forget there are so many children that need love here in the US.”
Ahmed said, ”congrats to Charlize Theron, our fellow Safrican who just became a mum. Adopted a baby named Jackson.”
Karen tweeted. “So Charlize Theron has joined the "adopt a baby" brigade is Hollywood. Ho hum.”
Starcasm said, “Congrats to Charlize Theron on adopting a baby boy - I hope he never sees mommy in 'Monster
It's Me Rebecca? tweeted, “I want Charlize Theron to be my mom omfg that kid is really lucky.”
Brandon Mitchell ? asked, ”Will Charlize Theron's baby have to go to a dialect coach to learn to pronounce his mother's last name?”
A user calling himself Peter de Villiers tweeted, “Charlize adopted a baby and named him Jackson. Jackson Theron.....sounds like a mechanic from Benoni. #roots.”
Theron won an Academy Award for her role as serial killer Aileen Wuornos in 2003's Monster.
She was also nominated for an Oscar for 2005's North Country.