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Nikki Sixx talks about having a baby at 60, post-vasectomy: 'I missed being a dad'

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx is expecting a baby girl with wife Courtney Bingham, despite getting a vasectomy over a decade ago.

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With a new tribute album featuring country artists performing Motley Crue songs, Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx of the heavy metal band say today's country music sounds like rock 'n' roll and great songs can be played in any genre. (Aug. 18) AP

Nikki Sixx has no qualms about becoming a dad again at 60.

The uninhibited Motley Crue bassist revealed earlier this month that he's expecting a baby girl with his wife Courtney Bingham, 33, who is five months pregnant.

"I figure I'm going to be on an IV drip by the time she's 20," Sixx jokes.

The news came as a surprise to many fans of the '80s rock icon, who underwent a vasectomy following his 2007 divorce from his second wife, actress Donna D'Errico, with whom he shares a teenage daughter. He also has three children with his first wife, Playboy model Brandi Brandt, all of whom are in their 20s.

"I was once married to someone named Satan, and I said, 'I'm not going to live the rest of my life in court fighting over child support, so I don't ever want to do this again,' " Sixx says of his decision to get a vasectomy.

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But that changed when he met Bingham, whom he married in 2014.

"I remember thinking, 'I miss those days, I miss being a dad, " says Sixx, who was raised in San Jose, California, by his single mom and grandparents after his dad left. "I didn't have a father, and I always loved being a father. It's an itch I can't scratch. My kids are older, and I have a great relationship with them."

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The choice then was whether he should get the vasectomy reversed "and just take shots in the dark, hoping she gets pregnant," he continues. But at the time, he was touring with his band, Sixx:A.M., and working on the upcoming stage musical adaptation of his 2007 memoir, "The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star."

"I was like, 'It really needs to be more planned out because I want to be here for my wife, and I want to be here for everything," Sixx says. So he opted to undergo a sperm-retrieval procedure, and he and Bingham used artificial insemination to conceive.

"They just had to take it out of me – that's no party getting your (testicles) cut open," he laughs. "Getting your (testicles) cut open is like being in Motley Crue in 1987," when the band was partying too hard, and he nearly died of a heroin overdose. "It's the same feeling. But now she's pregnant, and we're super excited."

Sixx released new single "The Dirt" featuring Machine Gun Kelly last week, which marks Motley Crue's first song together since disbanding in 2015. The track is taken from the group's upcoming biopic of the same name, premiering on Netflix March 22.

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<strong>30. Phronie</strong><br />
&bull; Years since the last time name was used: 120 &nbsp; &nbsp;<br />
&bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 189724/7 Wall St. reviewed names with the fewest occurrences – 5 are needed for registration in the Social Security Agency (SSA)’s database – for every year between 1880 and 2017. These names have never seen more than 5 registrations with the SSA since the year of the last match. 30. Phronie • Years since the last time name was used: 120 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1897 24/7 Wall St.

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29. • Years since the last time name was used: 120 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1897 ALSO READ: 40 Places Young People Are Moving 24/7 Wall St.

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28. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  121 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1896

28. • Years since the last time name was used: 121 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1896 24/7 Wall St.

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27. • Years since the last time name was used: 121 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1896 ALSO READ: Most Dangerous Countries for Women 24/7 Wall St.

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26. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  122 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1895

26. • Years since the last time name was used: 122 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1895 24/7 Wall St.

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25. • Years since the last time name was used: 122 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1895 ALSO READ: Worst States for Women 24/7 Wall St.

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24. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  122 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1895

24. • Years since the last time name was used: 122 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1895 24/7 Wall St.

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22. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  123 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1894

22. • Years since the last time name was used: 123 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1894 24/7 Wall St.

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21. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  124 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1893 &nbsp; &nbsp; ALSO READ: 25 Companies With Over 40 Consecutive Years of Dividend Hikes

21. • Years since the last time name was used: 124 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1893 ALSO READ: 25 Companies With Over 40 Consecutive Years of Dividend Hikes 24/7 Wall St.

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20. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  125 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1892

20. • Years since the last time name was used: 125 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1892 24/7 Wall St.

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19. • Years since the last time name was used: 125 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1892 ALSO READ: Least Fashionable Cities in America 24/7 Wall St.

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18. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  126 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1891

18. • Years since the last time name was used: 126 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1891 24/7 Wall St.

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17. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  126 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1891 &nbsp; &nbsp; ALSO READ: Largest Industry in Each State

17. • Years since the last time name was used: 126 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1891 ALSO READ: Largest Industry in Each State 24/7 Wall St.

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16. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  126 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1891

16. • Years since the last time name was used: 126 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1891 24/7 Wall St.

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15. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  127 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1890 &nbsp; &nbsp; ALSO READ: Towns in Every State Where You May Not Get to the Hospital in Time

15. • Years since the last time name was used: 127 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1890 ALSO READ: Towns in Every State Where You May Not Get to the Hospital in Time 24/7 Wall St.

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14. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  128 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1889

14. • Years since the last time name was used: 128 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1889 24/7 Wall St.

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13. • Years since the last time name was used: 128 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1889 ALSO READ: The Most Commonly Spoken Foreign Language in Each State 24/7 Wall St.

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12. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  128 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1889

12. • Years since the last time name was used: 128 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1889 24/7 Wall St.

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11. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  129 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1888 &nbsp; &nbsp; ALSO READ: Names That Are Disappearing the Fastest

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11. • Years since the last time name was used: 129 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1888 ALSO READ: Names That Are Disappearing the Fastest 24/7 Wall St.

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10. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  129 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1888

10. • Years since the last time name was used: 129 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1888 24/7 Wall St.

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9. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  129 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1888 &nbsp; &nbsp; ALSO READ: Most Common Last Names in the US

9. • Years since the last time name was used: 129 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1888 ALSO READ: Most Common Last Names in the US 24/7 Wall St.

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8. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  130 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1887

8. • Years since the last time name was used: 130 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1887 24/7 Wall St.

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7. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  131 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1886 &nbsp; &nbsp; ALSO READ: Terrifying Movies Based on True Events

7. • Years since the last time name was used: 131 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1886 ALSO READ: Terrifying Movies Based on True Events 24/7 Wall St.

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6. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  132 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1885

6. • Years since the last time name was used: 132 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1885 24/7 Wall St.

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5. • Years since the last time name was used: 132 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1885 ALSO READ: 25 Most Expensive Cities to Move To 24/7 Wall St.

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4. • Years since the last time name was used: 132 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1885 24/7 Wall St.

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3. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  134 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1883 &nbsp; &nbsp; ALSO READ: Before and After Pictures of the Worst Hurricanes in American History

3. • Years since the last time name was used: 134 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1883 ALSO READ: Before and After Pictures of the Worst Hurricanes in American History 24/7 Wall St.

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2. &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Years since the last time name was used:  136 &nbsp; &nbsp; &bull; Last time name was registered in the SSA database:  1881

2. • Years since the last time name was used: 136 • Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1881 24/7 Wall St.

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  • 24/7 Wall St. reviewed&nbsp;names with the fewest occurrences &ndash; 5 are needed for registration in the Social Security Agency (SSA)&rsquo;s database &ndash;&nbsp; for every year between 1880 and 2017. These names have never seen more than 5 registrations with the SSA since the year of the last match.<br />
<strong>30. Phronie</strong><br />
&bull; Years since the last time name was used: 120 &nbsp; &nbsp;<br />
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