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Keira Knightley Reveals Her Daughter's Name

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Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Elle magazine tapped 30-year-old British A-list actress Keira Knightley to cover their September issue not only for one, but four different covers. In the exclusive interview Knightley opens up about her family and reveals her daughter's name: Edie.

Knightley, who had Edie this past May, got married to British musician James Righton of the band Klaxons in 2013. During award season Knightley, who received a slew of nominations for her role in "The Imitation Game," was very much pregnant. But, her red carpet fashion moments looked even more amazing with her bump.

Along with welcoming her first child, Knightley also hit the milestone of turning 30 this year in March—an age she was definitely ready to take on.

"My twenties were pretty crap," Knightley told Elle Magazine. "My career was absolutely amazing; in fact, I don't think my career will ever get better than it was in my late teens, early twenties. But as a person, you're changing so much and you're trying to figure stuff out. It took me a lot of years to try and stop pleasing a lot of people and allow myself to have fun. It's the difficult thing of getting out of your own head. To stop going, 'Oh, there's something I should be doing, there's a way I should be behaving, I should be dressing ...' All of those 'shoulds,' you can drown in them."

The private actress revealed what it's like to be a new mom and appreciating her body post-pregnancy.

"The love thing is astonishing. It's a very primal, primal love. That's quite extraordinary. And the ability to have no sleep and continue going. It's not pleasant — I never thought that I could actually do it for the amount of time that I've done it. [But then] you go through pregnancy and labor and then feeding the kid and you go, 'Wow, my body is totally amazing,' and I'm never going to not like it again, because it did this, and this is fucking extraordinary."

We absolutely love how Knightley is openly embracing new motherhood and taking on 30.

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