If you didn’t know, Kimmy was the surrogate for Stephanie and Jimmy.
Stephanie reveals in the new episodes that she named her daughter Danielle Jo… so she can be called DJ just like Candace‘s character! The baby also can be called Danny, just like
“I ugly cried reading the script the first time,” Candace told TVLine. “I had no idea, so it came as a complete surprise to me. I think Jodie had talked to the writers about it, but I got the script in my inbox and just cried. I thought it was the sweetest thing. I always love names that are kind of boy names, but are also cute for girls, so I loved Danny for her. And the fact that D.J. got a nod as her middle name was awesome.”
“It sounds really cheesy, but we genuinely love this show and love our characters and feel like family,” she added. “So when we’re playing our characters — even though we know we’re just actors reading lines — they feel very real in those emotional moments. These characters feel like they’re part of us, so those emotions were all genuine.”