Gerard Way Becomes Father To Baby Girl! (w/ Official Statement)

My Chemical Romance frontman, Gerard Way and Mindless Self Indulgence bassist Lindsey(Lyn-Z) Ballato-Way welcomed their first child, Bandit Lee Way into the world on 27th May 2009.

Mindless Self Indulgence’s press officer sent the following release out today, it reads as follows:

Mindless Self Indulgence bassist Lyn-Z and her husband, My Chemical Romance vocalist and comic book writer Gerard Way, welcomed a baby girl into the world yesterday afternoon.

Their daughter, Bandit Lee Way, was born in Los Angeles at 2:57 P.M. on May 27th and weighs 6 lbs., 5.6 oz. “Everyone is healthy and happy.” Says a rep for the couple.

The couple, who announced plans to have a baby late in 2008 left it up to our good old friend the internet to break the happy news. MCR bassist Mikey Way reposted this ‘tweet’ on his official Twitter account from director and family friend Levar Burton: “@levarburton: Congrats to my friends Gerard & Lindsey who are first time parents as of 2:57pm PST.Welcome Bandit Lee Way…!”

We offer our congratulations to the proud parents, Bandit is a pretty badass name wouldn’t you agree?

In other news, an official post on revealed that the band will be heading into the studio in the next few weeks to start work on their fourth full-length album, the band’s first effort since 2006’s The Black Parade. Mindless Self Indulgence also welcomed another new face into the family last week, as an official update revealed that guitarist Steve Righ?’s wife Lucinda has given birth to baby Violet.


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