Ben Roethlisberger is taking on his toughest role yet — dad! The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback announced yesterday that he and his wife Ashley are expecting their first baby. Baby, who is due later this year, will be a boy! “It is truly a blessing and we are so excited,” he wrote.
Rumors have been floating that Colombian pop star Shakira is pregnant with her first baby, but you know what they say about rumors … And the singer’s rep has confirmed that no, Shakira isn’t expecting any babies with her boyfriend, soccer pleyer Gerard Pique.
Graham Elliot has been cooking lately, and food is only half of it! The MasterChef judge and his wife are expecting another boy in September! The couple plan to name their newest addition Jedediah Pope, pulling names from both sides of the family. Jedediah will be the third son: Elliot is dad to 5-year-old Mylo (from a previous marriage) and 20-month-old Conrad with wife Allie.
Does Gisele Bundchen have another baby on board? The model and her husband, Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady, aren’t commenting, but the rumors are swirling! US Weekly is reporting that Bundchen is 3 months along with her second, while other sites are swirling with speculation about her is-it-or-isn’t-it bump. If another baby is on the way, he or she will be the second child for Gisele and Tom, who are parents to 2-year-old Benjamin. Brady also has a 4-year-old son, Jack, with ex-girlfriend Bridget Moynahan.
In a recent interview with The Guardian, British pop star Elton John talks music, life on stage and off, and fatherhood … and opens the door to more babies! John, who with partner David Furnish, is father to Zachary Furnish-John, says, “I think it’s difficult to be an only child, and to be an only child of someone famous.” An only child himself, John said, “I want him [Zachary] to have a sibling so he has someone to be with,” especially when Zachary starts school. Although John was frank about wanting another child, he didn’t give any indication when one might arrive.