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    It's Another Girl for Tina Fey—With a Name Ripped From the Mythology Books

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    Tina Fey's new baby has a goddess complex already!

    The Emmy-winning actress and writer welcomed her second daughter with hubby Jeffrey Richmond on Wednesday, Fey's rep confirmed to E! News.

    And though they chose to wait till the baby arrived to find out its sex, they wasted no time in bestowing a name of mythical proportions on the newborn.

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    Penelope Athena joins 5-year-old sister Alice in the family's smart-and-happy home.

    Good name, right? Per Greek mythology, Penelope was Odysseus' long-suffering yet super-crafty wife, while Athena was the daughter of Mt. Olympus' main man, Zeus.

    On the Ellen DeGeneres Show  in April, Fey described her second pregnancy as "easy," although the doctors were treating her as someone of "advanced maternal age."

    "Because now I'm Oldie Olderson," joked the 41-year-old 30 Rock star and author of Bossypants. "They look at me like I'm just going to explode. They treat me very gingerly."

    If only the little one could have sprung fully formed from her father's head, like the original Athena. But, then again, where's the humor in that?

    (Originally published Aug. 12, 2011, at 7:05 p.m. PT)

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