Jessica Simpson on baby weight, Kim Kardashian, duchess’ pregnancy
Ashlee Simpson Ross welcomed her first child, a little girl named Jagger Snow, with husband Evan Ross. The baby joins Simpson’s 6-year-old, Bronx Mowgli, whom she had with former husband Pete Wentz.(Jason Merritt / Getty Images for De Re Gallery)
Naya Rivera and her husband, Ryan Dorsey, better be ready for sleeples nights. They have welcomed their first child, son Josey Hollis Dorsey. The “Glee” actress made her pregnancy announcement on the same day her former boyfriend, Big Sean, released his latest album.(Jonathan Leibson / Getty Images for U.S. Fund for UNICEF)
Hello, baby! “Gossip Girl” actress and “The O.C.” actor Adam Brody welcomed a little one to their family, daughter Arlo Day. The private pair tied the knot in early 2014 after meeting on the set of “The Oranges” in 2011.
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Model turned actress Brooklyn Decker and husband and tennis player Andy Roddick have welcomed their first bundle of joy. The couple have been married for six years.(Rick Diamond / Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and longtime girlfriend singer Lauren Hashian are expecting their first child together. Johnson is already a father to teenage daughter Simone with ex-wife Dany Garcia.
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Business entreprenuers Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner are ready to become parents for the third time. It’s an incredible blessing,” Trump tells People. “We feel so grateful — and so excited!” The couple tied the knot in 2009 and welcomed daughter Arabella Rose two years later.(Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
Actors and “Gotham” costars Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie are expecting a child together. This will be the second child for Baccarin, who is mother to baby boy Julius, with her estranged husband, director/writer Austin Chick.(Jemal Countess / Getty Images)
Carey Mulligan can add the title of mother to her resume -- she and her musician husband Marcus Mumford just became first-time parents. She kept her pregnancy under wraps for the most part.(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Musician Billy Joel and girlfriend Alexis Roderick have expanded their family with their first child, daughter Della Rose Joel. The couple have been together since 2009. This is the second child for Joel, who has a 29-year-old daughter from his previous marriage to supermodel Christie Brinkley.(Kris Connor / Getty Images)
“American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson and her music manager husband, Brandon Blackstock, will be parents for the second time. The two are already mom and dad to daughter River Rose. This will be Clarkson’s second child and Blackstock’s fourth.(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)
“Glee” actress Heather Morris and husband Taylor Hubbell better get ready for sleepless nights. The high school sweethearts are expecting their second child, who will join big brother Elijah.(Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his entreprenuer wife, Tasha McCauley, are parents for the first time. The pair welcomed a little boy, whose name is yet to be announced.
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Twice as nice! Zooey Deschanel became a new mom and a new wife with producer Jacob Pechenik simultaneously. The pair welcomed their first child together, a little girl. Before she popped, Deschanel told People magazine she and her husband were “over the moon” and “excited to meet our little one.”(Jordan Strauss/Invision/Associated Press)
Rapper Macklemore and and fiancee Tricia Davis welcomed their first child, baby girl Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty. The first-time father called his little one “the love of my life,” adding, “She has filled my heart in ways that I never knew were possible.”(Larry Busacca / Getty Images for MTV)
Ever so suitable that Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced on Faceboook that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child. “This will be a new chapter in our lives,” he wrote of their baby girl to come.(Andrew Gombert / EPA)
Finally, finally! Reality TV stars Coco and Ice-T announced they are expecting their first child together, something they’ve wanted for a while. Little baby will join Ice-T’s two other children from a previous relationship.(Robin Marchant / Getty Images For ESPN)
“Hart of Dixie” actress Jamie King and her director husband, Kyle Newman, welcomed another bundle of joy, a baby boy. The couple, who tied the knot in 2007, are already parents to son James. Their newest addition to the family will have Taylor Swift as his godmother.(Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Women In Film)
Czech model Karolina Kurkova and actor Archie Drury are at it again! The pair are expecting their second child, which means their young son, Tobin Jack, will have a sibling in no time. Kurkova opted for a natural delivery at home for her firstborn.(Tristan Fewings / Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia Etheredge, who tied the knot in 2012, have a new addition to their family, a baby girl. Their daughter will join their toddler boy, Cassius. This is the sixth child for Brown.(Allen Berezovsky / Getty Images for TRANS4M)
Sleepless nights again! Actor Jeff Goldblum, 62, and his wife, actress Emilie Livingston, 32, are now parents to baby boy Charlie Ocean Goldblum. The pair married in November 2014, and this is the first child for Goldblum.(Michael Buckner / Getty Images )
Louis Tomlinson of One Direction is headed in a new direction! He and his Los Angeles-based stylist friend Briana Jungwirth, both 23, are expecting a child. The two met through mutual friends in early 2015.(Rich Fury / Invision/AP)
Josh Hartnett and his British model girlfriend, Tamsin Egerton, are expecting their first child. The pair met on the set of the 2011 film “The Lovers” and have had a romantic thing going for nearly four years.
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Canadian crooner Michael Bublé and his Argentinian actress wife, Luisana Lopilato, can sing to new good news: the pair are expecting their second child. The little one will join their first tot, Noah, born in August 2013.
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It looks like Tiffani Thiessen and her husband, Brady Smith, have expanded their family. Thiessen gave birth to the couple’s second child, son Holt Fisher Smith. Harper Renn, pictured, is one happy older sister.(Eugene Gologursky / Getty Images for CMEE)
Round 2 for Tamera Mowry-Housley, left, and her husband, Adam Housley. They welcomed daughter Ariah Talea Housley, who joins toddler son Aden. “We are beyond overjoyed and blessed with our beautiful baby girl,” Mowry told People. “Aden already made a welcome video for her.”(Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)
At the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie, “Ant-Man,” Evangeline Lilly let her oh-wow baby bump do all the talking. This will be the second child for the actress, who is expecting the little one with partner Norman Kali, a production assistant.
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ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee has something to forecast: She’s expecting. She and her husband, Ben Aaron, will welcome their first bundle of joy in December. She made the announcement on “Good Morning America.”(Neilson Barnard / Getty Images)
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Brian Hallisay are parents for the second time to son Atticus James Hallisay. “I feel my best when I’m pregnant, which means I probably should have 18 children — it won’t happen — but I do feel good,” Hewitt, told American Baby in April 2015. The pair tied the knot five days before welcoming their first child, Autumn James, in November 2013.(Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Alec Baldwin and his yoga-instructor sweetheart Hilaria Thomas are parents again. The welcomed baby boy, Rafael Thomas Baldwin, joins older sister Carmen Gabriela. Alec is also father to daughter Ireland with ex-wife Kim Basinger.(Chris Pizzello / Invision/AP)
Jack Osbourne, son of British rocker Ozzy Osbourne and “The Talk” host Sharon Osbourne, will take on sleepless nights again. He welcomed his second child, Andy Rose Osbourne, with his wife, Lisa Stelly. The couple welcomed their first child, a girl named Pearl, in April 2012.(Michael Buckner / Getty Images)
Benedict Cumberbatch can add the role of father to his long list of accomplishments. He and theater director Sophie Hunter welcomed a baby boy, after having married four months prior. The pair met on the set of the 2009 thriller “Burlesque Fairytales.”(Ari Perilstein / Getty Images)
Actress Emily Deschanel and husband David Hornsby have welcomed a baby boy, who joins older brother Henry. Deschanel’s first pregnancy was actually woven into the sixth and seventh seasons of “Bones,” the drama she stars in.(Matthew Simmons / Getty Images)
Actor Theo Rossi and wife Meghan McDermott welcomed baby boy Kane Alexander Rossi. When the couple arrived at the Tribeca Film Festival, they let McDermott’s belly do all the talking.(Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival)
After fertility struggles, reality TV starlet Kim Kardashian announced she is expecting baby No. 2 with husband Kanye West. The Internet agreed that the name of their second child, whether it’s a boy or girl, should be “South.” That way, the couple’s daughter North would have a matching pair.(Denise Truscello / Getty Images)
Hello, baby No. 4! Terrence Howard and his wife, Miranda, whom he married in 2013, have welcomed their first child together, baby boy Qirin Love Howard, named after qilin, a mythic Chinese creature. Howard is already a father to three children from his first marriage.(Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
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“The Good Wife” actress Melissa George and her French businessman boyfriend, Jean-David Blanc, are expecting their second child. The little tot will join older brother Raphaël Blanc, born in February 2014.
It’s another girl for Ludacris! He and his new wife, Eudoxie Mbouguiyengue, are expecting their first child together. The singer is already a father to two other girls from previous relationships.(Larry Busacca / Getty Images)
Model Marisa Miller is now a mother for the second time. She and her husband, Griffin Guess, welcomed son Grayson Lee Bazyl Guess, who joins big brother Gavin Lee. “Being a mother has been the biggest blessing in my life,” Miller told People magazine. “To get to experience it all over again is really exciting.”(Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Actor Chad Michael Murray and his wife, Sarah Roemer, are parents to their first child, a baby boy. The pair tied the knot in January 2015 and shortly announced they were expecting.(Peter Kramer / Getty Images)
Actress Haylie Duff, sister of Hilary Duff, is now a first-time mother to daughter Ryan Ava Erhard Rosenberg, with fiance Matt Rosenberg. The pair, who got engaged on April Fool’s Day 2014, are over the moon about the arrival of their little one.(Valerie Macon / Getty Images)
While appearing on “Dancing with the Stars,” actor Alfonso Ribeiro announced he and wife Angela Unkrich were expecting their second child together. Now, baby boy Anders Reyn Ribeiro has arrived! The couple tied the knot in October 2012 and welcomed their first baby boy, Alfonso Lincoln, in October 2013.(Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)
“New Girl” actor Max Greenfield and his wife, Tess Sanchez, are in for another round of sleepless nights -- they’re expecting! The two are already parents to a little girl named Lilly, born in 2010.(Michael Buckner / Getty Images for Fox)
Actor Donald Faison and his wife, CaCee Cobb, have welcomed their second child together, daughter Wilder Frances Faison. The pair announced their second pregnancy on Instagram with a photo of thier young son in a shirt that read “I’m a big brother!!”(Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty Images)
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“Ladies and gentlemen, Otis Alexander Sudeikis has LEFT the building! (I’m the building),” Wilde wrote on Twitter, including a black-and-white closeup picture of herself cuddling the newborn.
Wilde and Sudeikis met on the set of “Saturday Night Live” and began dating six months later. Sudeikis got down on one knee for Olivia in January 2013. Their marriage will be the second for both. (Jeff Jacobsen / Associated Press)
This is the second child for Arquette, who is also father to daughter Coco, 9, with ex-wife Courteney Cox. Arquette and Cox finalized their divorce in May 2013. Arquette and McLarty, who was previously married to “Girls Gone Wild” head honcho Joe Francis, have been dating on and off for two years. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Flaunt Magazine)
Now the couple are second-time parents. “Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman,” the couple said in a statement. “Olive has a new little sister, and everyone is healthy and happy!”
Barrymore and artist-husband Kopelman tied the knot in June 2012. (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)
The bundle of joy will be Elba’s second child. His 11-year-old daughter, Isan, lives with his ex-wife Dormowa Sherma in Atlanta. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Award))
“I am the happiest I have ever been in my life. I knew I wanted to be a father,” Myers told Deadline in the fall of 2013. I didn’t know it was going to be this awesome or that my kid would come out so beautiful and lovely ... I had a great dad and always wanted to have the experience, and I’m having it now.” (Stuart Ramson / AP)
The couple are already parents to a little one named India Rose, born in May 2011. They tied the knot about a year before their daughter’s birth.
“You have to make an effort and try to stay together as much as you can,” Pataky told People in May 2013. “We try and keep it as normal as much as we can -- like a typical family.” (Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP)
“have EXCITING NEWS! Thank you God for my blessing!” Lozada tweeted, shortly after she gave birth. Before her bundle of joy came into the world, she told People, “I’m excited about being a mommy all over again. This is something I’ve been wanting for years and I can’t believe it’s finally happening.”
Even more, while Lozada was pregnant, her 20-year-old daughter Shaniece Hairston posted a photo on Instagram holding her palm to her mother’s every-growing baby bump, captioning the photo. “You deserve everything that GOD sends your way. I am so excited to meet my new sibling! #youjustkeepwinning #babyswag #JOY @evelynlozada.” (Michael Kovac / Getty Images)
She finalized the divorce with her ex and welcomed little Eric. So far, Cowell appears to be loving every minute of it. “I never knew how much love and pride I would feel,” Cowell tweeted, along with a picture of him cradling his son.
This is the first child for the former “American Idol” judge, and the second for Silverman, who has an 8-year-old boy with her ex, Andrew Silverman.
With two children in the house, dynamics change. “My wife’s a rock star,” he said. “I’m a loser, just ask her. I’m kidding. It’s all good.” (Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Mollen documented her birth process on Instagram, and when the little guy was born, she posted a full-face shot of her son with the caption, “Full head of hair, huge penis, 10k twitter followers.”
Biggs gave his wife props. “You did amazing, sweetie, I’m so proud of you. So proud of you. He’s beautiful.” The pair tied the knot in 2008 after meeting on the set of “My Best Friend’s Girl.” (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP )
“Wanted to let the news out directly,” Krasinski tweeted. “Emily and I are so incredibly happy to welcome our daughter Hazel into the world today! Happy bday!”
The couple are stronger than ever. “I feel like everyone pooh-poohs actor relationships because they say they always end in divorce and tears,” Blunt told The Times in April 2012. “But that’s only because it’s in the news and it’s broadcast to the world.
“John and I can talk about everything, and it’s nice, because we have a very deep understanding of what the other person does,” Blunt added. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
New uncle Nick Jonas tweeted, “My grandfathers memorial was yesterday. Today we welcome a new addition to the jonas family. God is great. Can’t wait to meet my new niece.”
“As one life ends, another begins,” Joe Jonas tweeted. “Incredibly happy to be an uncle for the first time. Welcome to this world my beautiful niece.” (Peter Kramer / Associated Press)
“Well, it’s official. I am a daddy again. And my wife deserves an award for her incredible strength and amazing demeanor. #luckiest-man,” Gad tweeted after the birth of his new bundle of joy.
Gad and his wife are already parents to another little one named Ava. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Wilson and Lindqvist met in 2003 and remained close over the years. This will be the second child for Wilson, who is already father to a little guy named Robert Ford with ex-girlfriend Jade Duell. (Felipe Dana / Associated Press)
“We are so excited [for] the newest addition to our family. Thank you for the love! Xo,” she quipped on Twitter after her baby’s birth.
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“It wasn’t planned, but when it happened, I thought, ‘This is perfect -- I’m ready to be a mom,’” Trebunskaya told Us Weekly in September. “This is something really good for me and fulfilling, and it’ll give me a whole new meaning in life. I’m really looking forward to it.” (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
“Dahlia weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz.,” Simmons’ rep said. “Mother, father and baby are doing wonderfully.” (Rob Kim / Getty Images)
The little one will be the fourth child for Jordan, who is father to three grown children -- Jeffrey, 24, Marcus, 22 and Jasmine, 19 -- from his 17-year-marriage to Juanita Vanoy.
He and Prieto exchanged vows in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach, Fla. in March 2013. (Isaac Brekken / Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational )
The couple declined to give the baby’s name, though Dornan’s rep did say that their new daughter was born at the end of November.
The pair tied the knot in April 2013. (Dave M. Benett / Getty Images )
“I was ready to hand over the crown. but I guess I am still queen of the house. #itsaboy #surroundedbyboys,” Stefani wrote on Instagram, sharing a photo of herself in a blue flannel shirt donning a king’s crown bedecked with dark blue jewels. More boys, indeed! Stefani and Rossdale are parents to two boys: Kingston, 7, and Zuma, 5. Rossdale is also father to model Daisy Lowe, 24, from a previous relationship. The ultra-cool pair have been married for more than a decade. (Rich Polk / Getty Images for cinema prive)
“Every day feels like Christmas. [Motherhood] is such a profound love,” Monaghan told People. She is already mother to 4-year-old Willow Katherine.
She and White met at a New York City bar through mutual friends, and the day after she asked him out. They’ve been married since 2005. (Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
“Emile showed up after the baby was born and he is spending time bonding with his new child,” a source told E! News. Hirsch and his son’s mother are in good standing and plan to raise their little guy together. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
“We are officially the ‘Biermann Bunch’ now!” she wrote on Instagram on a photo note that read: “Guess what?!!! The TWINS have arrived! We welcomed first a baby GIRL and second a handsome little BOY. They are both healthy, and Kroy and I are so thankful!!”
Zolciak has two daughters from a previous relationship, Brielle, 16, and Ariana, 11. She is also mom to two children with Biermann: Sons Kroy Jr., 2, and Kash Kade, 15 months. (Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Mama Walker’s)
The baby boy is Winslet’s third child. She has a 13-year-old daughter named Mia with first husband Jim Threapleton and a 9-year-old son named Joe with second husband Sam Mendes. (Vince Caligiuri / Getty Images)
“Praise the Lord Quincy is here! 8 lbs. 8 oz. 20 inches long we are all doing great thank you for your love prayers and support!,” Fields said on Twitter.
Fields married Broadway actor Christopher Morgan in July 2007, after giving birth to Quincy Xavier’s big brother, 6 1/2-year-old Sebastian Alexander Morgan. (Larry Busacca / Getty Images)
The “Arrow” actor announced the good news via Facebook, simultaneously promoting his brother’s new TV series. “She came just in time for Amell Wednesdays,” Amell wrote, sharing a photo of himself carrying his daughter and pointing at his brother Robbie Amell, who stars in the CW series “The Tomorrow People.”
The pair got hitched on Christmas Day 2012 in a Caribbean destination wedding. They later celebrated once more in May 2013 with a New Orleans-themed bash. (Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images)
“We’re at that point in our lives where everywhere we look, we’re 100%,” Wilkinson told HLN in September. “Now we know it’s time to have another child. Last year, we were 50%, a couple of months ago we were 60%, and now we’re 100%. We’re really happy and that’s the time to have a child -- when you’re happy.”
The duo are already parents to Hank Baskett IV, pictured, who is almost 4 years old. They tied the knot in June 2009. (Angela Weiss / Getty Images)
“well... our boy knox is here! about to have the best tasting cold beer of my life! so proud of my wife. she rocked it. crazy stuff. #beerme,” Bentley tweeted.
The little boy will have sisters Evalyn Day, 5, and Jordan Catherine, 2, to look after him. His parents married in 2005. (Eric Jamison / AP Photo)
“I’m a living cliché. All those things they say about a baby changing your perspective — it does!” Zoe told The Hollywood Reporter. She feels as though her “life is complete” at this point. (Jason Kempin / Getty Images for Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Program)
“Josh & Me & BABY makes three!!! #mylovelybabybump,” she wrote.
On Aug. 29, 2013, the couple, who married in 2009, welcomed their baby boy Axl Jack Duhamel. The lovely little lump weighed in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces.
MORE: Fergie, Josh Duhamel welcome baby boy (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Relativity Media)
MORE: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, fiance Cutter Dykstra welcome baby boy (Jason Merritt / Getty Images for Art of Elysium)
Cruz is already mom to 2-year-old son Leonardo Encinas Bardem, who arrived in January 2011.
MORE: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem welcome baby No. 2: It’s a girl! (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
“Parents and baby are all doing well,” the rep said.
However, Wood did share the happy tidings on Twitter.
“Its a boy!! Song of the day ‘beautiful boy’ #johnlennon,” she wrote on Monday July 29.
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It’s the second child for “The Internship” star and his wife of nearly three years.
The little guy was born in a hospital outside Los Angeles on Aug. 7 and is named Vernon Lindsay Vaughn. Baby Boy Vaughn weighed in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 21 inches long.
MORE: It’s a boy! Vince Vaughn, wife Kyla welcome baby No. 2 (Michael Kovac /Getty Images)
Thatcher Bray Brunt, who arrived at 8 pounds, 2 ounces, joins big brother Yates and big sis Yardley.
MORE: Fox News’ Megyn Kelly welcomes baby No. 3, a boy named Thatcher (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
“X Factor” mastermind Simon Cowell is expecting a baby with New York socialite Lauren Silverman, the estranged wife of one of the talent-show judge’s good friends Andrew Silverman, who he met reportedly through Lauren.
MORE:Simon Cowell expecting a baby with friend’s estranged wife
MORE: Welcome little prince: Royal baby born to Kate and Wills (WPA / Getty Images)
MORE: Anna Chlumsky of ‘Veep’ toasts Emmy nomination, 1-week-old baby girl (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
MORE: Channing Tatum has baby girl with wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
“They are beyond thrilled,” his spokesperson said, adding that, “mother and daughter are doing great.”
MORE: Jeremy Renner welcomes baby girl with his girlfriend (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
“I have a love on top,” she said, referencing the Beyonce tune “Love on Top.” “I’m pregnant.”
It’ll be a first baby for 35-year-old and her music-exec husband, Vince Herbert, 43. The couple married in 2008.
MORE: Tamar Braxton pregnant with her first child (D Dipasupil / Getty Images)
“Pasquale and I welcomed our first child, a baby girl!” Holly told In Touch. “We haven’t yet decided on a name for her, but we couldn’t be any more overjoyed than at this moment.”
The baby weighed in at 7 pounds, 2 ounces.
MORE: Holly Madison gives birth to a baby girl in Las Vegas (Denise Truscello / Getty Images)
“I am ready to announce that earlier this month I was blessed with the birth of my first child, a beautiful and healthy baby boy -- with lots of hair on his tiny head. My family is overjoyed at this newest and most cherished addition,” the 34-year-old wrote.
MORE: Perez Hilton is a dad! Celebrity blogger welcomes baby boy
EXCLUSIVE: Perez Hilton baby photos by The Times (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
“I am the happiest father in the world,” said Lopez, 39. “We cannot wait to welcome baby Lopez number two into our lives.” The child is due in the summer.
MORE: Mario Lopez expecting another baby with wife Courtney (Todd Williamson / Associated Press)
“Elton and David are very pleased to announce the birth of their child Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John on Friday, January 11.”
MORE: Elton John, David Furnish welcome their second baby (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images )
“Today is the greatest day of my life,” he said on Twitter, sharing a picture of himself with his daughter. “Welcome Olive Pearl Owen. 6lbs 3 oz Turkey Baby!!! Happy Thanksgiving.”
MORE: Country star Jake Owen is a first-time dad of a little girl ( Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for the T.J. Martell Foundation)
Ainsley and Ritchie, who met in April 2010, already share 1-year-old son, Rafael.
MORE: Guy Ritchie engaged to pregnant girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley (Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times)
“Both mom and baby are healthy and the entire family is thrilled,” Witherspoon’s rep said in statement.
MORE: Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth welcome a baby boy (Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty Images)
MORE: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr. have a new baby boy (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Here’s some lovely news from the house of Followill: Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is a dad!
The hot, bespectacled hipster welcomed a girl Dec. 26, 2012, with his singer/songwriter wife, Jessie Baylin, a rep for the couple said in a statement.
First things first: Cheers, little Followill, you just missed the curse of the Christmas baby.
Secondly, Violet Marlowe Followill clocked in at 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was delivered in Nashville.
MORE: Nathan Followill of Kings of Leon welcomes baby girl (CHRISTOPHER BERKEY / For The Times)
There’s room in this town for more than one vampire baby, Edward and Bella. Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer have welcomed twins.
The married “True Blood” stars weren’t saying exactly when the double bundles arrived, though reps for both said in September 2012 that the kids were premature but doing fine.
Moyer and Paquin married in August 2010. She announced her pregnancy in April, with word coming in summer that they’d have two little ones come fall. The newborns are Paquin’s first children. Moyer has two kids: 10-year-old Lilac and 12-year-old Billy.
MORE: ‘True Blood’ pair Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer welcome twins (ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images )
“Dean, Liam, Stella, Hattie, and I are beyond thrilled to announce that another little McDermott is on the way,” Spelling gushed on her blog.
“We feel truly blessed that another angel has found us.”Read the full story here. (Stefano Paltera/For The Times)
Jessica Simpson was among this year’s high-profile ladies with overly documented pregnancies, and she’s comparing her nine months of baby growing to that of Kim Kardashian and the former Kate Middleton.
The 33-year-old “Fashion Star” mentor was often ridiculed for her weight gain before becoming pregnant with her first child, Maxwell, 15 months. Simpson, who is engaged to football player Eric Johnson, later signed on as a spokeswoman for Weight Watchers to lose the weight.
“I am definitely one of those pregnant women who just gains a lot of weight,” Simpson told Us Weekly. “I have really big boobs, I have my curves and I just gain weight. I can’t help it.”
“It’s been six weeks since I’ve had my baby now, and I feel great,” she added. “It’s OK to gain weight, and it will always come off.”
That nonchalance was supported by a wardrobe decision she made earlier this week. The former pop diva took a shopping stroll in a pair of Daisy Duke shorts reminiscent of her “Dukes of Hazzard” days. Well, Los Angeles is currently dealing with a heat wave.
“I will never understand why people give pregnant women such a hard time,” Simpson said. “We are creating a human life: I think we get every excuse in the world to eat a doughnut!”
Like Simpson, Kardashian, 32, put on a few pounds while she was with child and described her pregnancy as “painful.” On top of it all, Kim’s every move, including her daily maternity garb, was documented by paparazzi and critiqued by many. Her daughter with Kanye West, North, was born about a month early on June 15, and the reality TV star has kept a low profile, reportedly so she can wow naysayers when she shows off her post-baby slimdown.
“I felt for Kim -- I knew exactly what she was going through,” Simpson said. “I send a lot of love her way, and I know she’ll come back with a bang.”
In contrast, Simpson highlighted Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy with recent arrival Prince George. The wife of Britain’s Prince William barely put on any excess weight and only appeared pregnant because of her baby bump.
The duchess, 31, made her first official appearance on Aug. 25 in Anglesey, Wales. It was about a month after she’d debuted George outside St. Mary’s Hospital in London. The duchess wore skinny jeans and a loose top, but her baby-weight loss was already apparent.
Simpson was among the many who couldn’t believe how quickly the duchess snapped back into pre-pregnancy shape.
“Kate Middleton was glowing throughout her pregnancy,” she said. “A lot of pregnant moms were looking at her like, ‘How do you do that?! n’”
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