Singer, songwriter and now … dad! Former American Idol contestant Jason Castro and his wife Mandy welcomed a daughter earlier this week. Madeline Emilia Castro was born on August 28th. Dad won’t have much time to get adjusted to parenthood before he heads out on the road, though; Castro has a number of performances lined up for early September. Maybe he’ll throw a few lullabies into the mix!
Jim True-Frost has a number of crime dramas to his credit (The Wire, Law & Order: Criminal Intent), but the only mystery he’s investigating these days is where his full nights of sleep went! The actor and his wife Cora welcomed their second child — daughter Phoebe Sylvia Rachel — on August 27th. Phoebe, who joins big brother Leo (2.5), weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces.
Former Destiny’s Child singer Beyonce Knowles has her own destiny as a mom ahead of her! The singer announced at the VMAs that she and husband Jay-Z are expecting their first baby! Although no word on when baby may be making his or her debut, Beyonce was sporting a noticeable bump at the VMAs.
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody alumna Brenda Song is expecting her first baby. According to Us Weekly, the baby is a surprise for Song and her boyfriend Trace Cyrus (yep, that would be Miley Cyrus brother). Cyrus’ latest project is the band Ashland HIGH, while Song has several film projects in the works.
Lindsay Sloane’s latest film project — A Good Old Fashioned Orgy — opens next month, but Sloane has an even bigger project pending. The actress and her husband, Dar Rollins, are expecting their first child! According to internet reports, Sloane is about 5.5 months pregnant with a baby girl.
Kimberly Stewart made Rod Stewart a proud grandpa on Sunday, August 21st. At the time, Stewart and Benicio del Toro, the baby’s father, weren’t announcing the name of their newest arrival. But People is reporting that Stewart’s daughter, who also happened to arrive on mom’s birthday, will be called Delilah. Congrats to the new family!
Jason Bateman and his wife, Amanda Anka, are expecting a second baby: a girl! And guess who’s spilling the beans? Proud grandpa Paul Anka, who shared the happy news with ET Canada. Baby girl will be Bateman and Anka’s second daughter; the couple are already parents to 4.5-year-old Francesca Nora.
That’s right, baby #3 is on the way for the Hollywood pair! Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck recently confirmed that they’re “thrilled” to be expecting their third, although they gave no details on when baby #3 may be expected to arrive. The new baby will join siblings Violet Anne (5.5) and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth (2.5).
He welcomed his eighth child earlier this year, but now Rod Stewart is switching the title dad for granddad! Stewart’s daughter Kimberly Stewart welcomed her first child yesterday, August 21st. According to Us Weekly, Stewart’s daughter weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 22 inches long. Stewart and the baby’s father, Benicio del Toro, haven’t released a name for the new arrival yet.
Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown (aka, Scary Spice) is expecting her third baby sometime this month. Apparently, Brown and her husband, Stephen Belafonte, are having trouble deciding on names, because Mel turned to Twitter for some advice! The names she asked for opinions on were Sunny, Hunter, River and Honor. Brown and Belafonte have three children between them (not counting baby on the way): Phoenix, Angel and Giselle.