Maggie Rodriguez may be more used to reporting other people’s news on the CBS Early Show, but she made some news of her own recently with her baby announcement! Rodriguez and her husband, Michael, are expecting their second child. Her official due date is July 1st, but Rodriguez quipped that she’s expecting an earlier delivery. She also said that Daniella, the couple’s four-year-old daughter, wanted to know why it takes so long for a baby to arrive. Ah, Daniella, all good things take time!
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
Matthew McConaughey and his girlfriend, Camila Alves, are going to see a lot of pink in 2010! On January 3rd, Camila gave birth to Vida Alves McConaughey. Like her older brother, Levi (almost 18 months), Vida was a delivery-room surprise for the celebrity couple. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Vida means life, and life will certainly be lively around the McConaughey-Alves household with two little ones ruling the roost!
Matt Borlenghi is a professional when it comes to daytime drama. The former soap star has appeared on All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful and, most recently, Days of Our Lives. But he and his wife Heather are looking forward to a little more drama in their daily lives! The couple, who are already parents to daughter Garland, are expecting twin boys this year! SOAP OPERA DIGEST recently reported that Matt and Heather will be naming their newest arrivals — due any day now — Dalton and Pearson.
Despite several bouts with alcoholism and depression, Scott Stapp seems to be getting back on track. He reunited with Creed bandmates last year to release their first album in eight years (Full Circle). And now, Stapp and his wife, Jaclyn, are expecting their second child this July. The Creed front man already has two children: Jagger, 11, from a previous marriage, and Milan Hayat, who’ll turn three this month.
Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart
Earlier this year, Chyler Leigh, Ellen Pompeo and Katherine Heigl all welcomed baby girls to their respective families. Now co-star Eric Dane and his wife, Rebecca Gayheart, have learned that their baby — expected to arrive later this winter — is also a girl. The future of the Grey’s Anatomy set is looking mighty pink!
Earlier this year, Chris Robinson confirmed that he and his girlfriend, Allison Bridges, were expecting a baby. And earlier this month, a rep for the Black Crowes frontman confirmed that Robinson’s new wife had delivered a healthy baby girl. Cheyennne Genevieve Robinson was born on December 26th. Originally scheduled to arrive in early 2010, little Cheyenne weighed 6 pounds and 3 ounces. Robinson, who has a five-year-old son — Ryder Russell — with ex-wife Kate Hudson, will definitely have something to sing about in the new year!
Helio Castroneves may have conquered Dancing With the Stars season five with Julianne Hough, but he’ll be turning the stage with a new lady in the future: daughter Mikaella! Castroneves and his girlfriend, Adriana Henao, welcomed Mikaella on December 28th in Atlanta, Georgia. Baby Mikaella weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long. Mikaella must have been impatient to meet her three-time-Indy-500-winning daddy: she was originally scheduled for a January 6th appearance.
Amelia Heinle and Thad Luckinbill
The Young and the Restless stars Thad Luckinbill and Amelia Heinle have a new blessing to count this holiday season: daughter Georgia March Luckinbill was born December 17th. The pair, who play married couple J.T. Hellstrom and Victoria Newman on their soap set, are also parents to Thaddeus Rowe, Jr (2) and August Manning (13), Heinle’s son from her first marriage to Michael Weatherly.
Last week, The Young and the Restless regular Michelle Stafford welcomed a daughter via surrogate. This week, another show regular — Christel Khalil Hensley, who plays Lily — announced that she’s expecting! The youthful star, who also supplied the voice of Cornelia on the animated show W.I.T.C.H., is expecting her first child with husband Stephen Hensley in April.
Tila Tequila, the reality TV personality who starred in two seasons of A Shot at Love With Tila Tequila, recently announced via Twitter that she’s pregnant. The surrogate pregnancy is allegedly her Christmas present to her brother and his wife. But she’s also been quoted as saying that she’s not pregnant yet. So is she, or isn’t she? We’ll find out soon enough… If true, 2009 will have been a tumultuous year for the sometimes singer. Earlier this month, Tequila also announced her engagement to Johnson & Johnson heiress, Casey Johnson.