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.
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.
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.
Apparently, the Jackass star needed a little time — about 13 years — to recuperate from his last bout. Knoxville has a thirteen-year-old daughter, Madison, from a previous marriage. On Sunday, however, he and girlfriend Naomi Nelson officially took the plunge when they welcomed Rocko Akira Clapp. Little Rocko weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.
Two-time Emmy winner Michelle Stafford‘s dreams of having a family came true on Monday, December 21st, when Natalia Scout Lee Stafford was born via surrogate. Natalia weighed in at 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19-inches long. A rep for The Young and the Restless star — who plays Phyllis Summers — told PEOPLE that she’s “out of her mind happy.”
After spending nine months waiting to discover the sex of their baby, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen took one look at their beautiful baby boy — born December 8th — and changed their minds on what to call him. Fortunately, baby Benjamin didn’t have too long to wait before mom and dad made up their minds! Gisele recently announced the baby’s name in a holiday note posted on her Web site, although no photos have appeared just yet!