Actress Marley Shelton is a mom! She and hubby Beau Flynn welcomed their first child together yesterday in Los Angeles. Daughter West weighed nine pounds and was 21 inches long. The new mom said “she’s an absolutely miraculous, gorgeous bundle of pure love,” and that everyone is “doing great.”
And just when you thought Speidi couldn’t possibly get more outrageous! Reality star Spencer Pratt–one half of the notoriously press-happy duo–has announced to Life & Style that he wants to change his name to “King Spencer Pratt.”
“I’ve decided since there is a Queen of England and a Prince William that there should be a king of America,” he said. “I nominate myself for that role.”
Hmmm, wonder if Heidi will change her name to “Queen?”
The duo, both 38, met while performing as Benny and Maureen in the original Broadway production of “Rent.” Diggs is currently appearing on the ABC show Private Practice, while Idina wrapped up a concert tour in March, shortly before the couple announced they were expecting.
If rumors are true, Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham (the couple wed August 1st) are preparing to welcome a fourth baby!
No official confirmation has been made, but Durham was recently spotted at The Grove in LA sporting what appeared to be a baby bump. Durham and Wahlberg already have three children — Ella Rae (6), Michael (3) and Brendan Joseph (11.5 months) — but have made no secret about their desire for a large family.
Durham, a model, spends most of her time focusing on family. Wahlberg, who is the executive producer of the HBO show Entourage, is scheduled to appear in this winter’s The Lovely Bones.
First Harlow, now Bardot! Old Hollywood names are definitely popular with celebrity parents!
Baby Bardot’s proud parents are Bones actor David Boreanaz and wife Jaime Bergman. The newest starlet entered the world this morning at seven pounds, fourteen ounces and will be welcomed home by big brother, Jaden, who is seven.
The Duggar family, who star in the TLC show 18 Kids and Counting, just keeps getting bigger! The family recently announced that mom Michelle, 42, is pregnant with baby #19.
Yes, you read that right, 19!
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, who make their home in Tonitown, Arkansas, were anticipating the arrival of their first grandchild. But surprises were in store, as the couple learned that granddaughter, Mackynzie, who’s expected to arrive October 18, will have an aunt or uncle arrive about five months after her, on March 18, 2010!
“I’m just thankful,” Michelle wrote on her TLC blog. “I don’t take this experience for granted, ever. I cherish that I have the time and ability to play with my children and be active for them.”
The family has already created a list of boys and girls names that start with the letter J to make sure the newest addition fits in with the rest of the family:
Jordyn-Grace, 8 months
What “J” name would you recommend for Duggar baby #19?
After struggling to get pregnant with her first child, Nahla, Halle Berry could understandably be a little concerned about being able to add to her brood.
But recent reports are saying that the actress, who recently turned 43, is pregnant again! A source told LIFE & STYLE magazine that Berry is three months into her second pregnancy.
Nahla Ariela Aubry, who was born March 16, 2008, was conceived through in vitro fertilization. Berry’s newest bun was conceived through artificial insemination. Model Gabriel Aubry, Berry’s long-time boyfriend, is the father of both children. Berry has an adopted daughter, India, from a previous marriage to musician Eric Benét.
Actress Nicole Sullivan gave birth this morning to a baby boy. Beckett Edward arrived at 9:56 a.m. and weighed eight pounds, six ounces and was 21 1/4 inches long. This is the second child for the Rita Rocks actress and her hubby, Jason Packham. The couple also have a two year-old son named Dashel Pierce.
Mommy-to-be Ellen Pompeo had a busy weekend. On Friday, she and hubby Chris Ivery checked out construction on their new home in Hollywood Hills, then headed to Porta Via for lunch.
On Saturday, Grey’s Anatomy co-star Katherine Heigl hosted a baby shower for Pompeo. Guests at the outdoor soiree included Kate Walsh, Sandra Oh and Rebecca Gayheart, who brought gifts wrapped in yellow and pink, many purchased from Juvenile Shop in Sherman Oaks, where the parents-to-be are registered. A shower guest said that Pompeo was “gorgeous” in a white dress, in spite of the 104 degree heat.
The baby, a girl, is due in October.
Reality show stars and mamas-to-be Kendra Wilkinson and Kourtney Kardashian show off their baby bumps on the cover of this week’s US Weekly. The women–who share a due date–dished openly about breastfeeding, sex and delivery. Wilkinson is expecting a son with new hubby Hank Baskett. Kardashian, whose baby daddy is Scott Disick, will find out her baby’s gender this week. You can follow their pregnancies on their respective E! shows, Kendra and Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami.