6 Months After His Death, David Bowie Is a Grandfather

Director Duncan Jones announced the birth of his son Friday
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 30, 2016 9:41 AM CDT
David Bowie's first grandson was born July 10, exactly six months after the music legend's death.   (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)

(Newser) – Exactly six months after his death from liver cancer, David Bowie became a grandfather, the New York Daily News reports. The music legend's only son, director Duncan Jones, announced the birth of his first child—Stenton David Jones—Friday, tweeting that he was born July 10, "exactly six months after his grandad made room for him." Jones referred to the timing as the "circle of life," according to the Telegraph. Stenton was the middle name of Bowie's father. (Read more David Bowie stories.)

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