After dodging rumors all fall, it looks like Kimora Lee Simmons has made good on her promise to have beautiful babies with boyfriend Djimon Hounsou. A source close to the couple told E! News that they are expecting. Simmons has two children–Ming Lee and Aoki Lee–with her ex-husband and business partner, Russell Simmons.
Lisa Marie Presley and hubby Michael Lockwood show off their three month-old twin daughters, Finley and Harper, in the latest issue of PEOPLE. In the issue, Presley opens up about her struggles with miscarriages and credits blood thinners for helping her conceive. She says life at home with Lockwood and her children Riley and Benjamin is “chaotic bliss.”
Singer Kelis will soon welcome another kid to her “yard.” She and hubby, rapper Nas, recently announced that they are expecting their first child together.
A close friend told US Weekly, “it’s all they are talking about…they are so excited.” It will be the first child for Kelis, who is reportedly in her first trimester. Nas has a 14-year-old daughter named Destiny.
Man vs. Wild star Bear Grylls and wife Shara welcomed a third son to their family today. Huckleberry Edward Jocelyne –who will be called Huck–weighed in at seven pounds, seven ounces. His big brothers are Marmaduke, 2 ½, and Jesse, 5 ½. Grylls and his wife have been married for eight years.
Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough and his wife Leigh have announced that they are expecting their first child together. Dorough told PEOPLE, “I know she’s going to be a great mother. If she can take care of me, the biggest baby in the entire world, I think she’s going to be okay with the little one coming along.”
The couple married in 2007 and have enjoyed traveling together before settling down to start a family. They are waiting until birth to find out the baby’s gender and are eager to put together a gender-neutral nursery. Their new arrival will have plenty of playmates–Dorough’s bandmates Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson both have young sons.
After leaving their fans in suspense for over a week, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have finally released the name of their newborn daughter: Seraphina Rose Elizabeth. She was welcomed home by big sis Violet, who is three.
It’s a boy! Charlotte Church and partner Gavin Henson welcomed a baby boy at their home in England today. Dexter Lloyd weighed seven pounds, five ounces and joins big sister Ruby Megan, who is 15 ½ months old. The couple have yet to name their newborn baby, so stay tuned!
R&B singer turned actress Jill Scott recently revealed that she is expecting her first child with fiance Lil’ John Roberts. Scott learned she was pregnant shortly before leaving for Botswana to film her new HBO series, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, based on the popular novels by Alexander McCall Smith. She spent her first trimester in the country, battling morning sickness as well as “heat, bugs and 14 hour days,” but said she wouldn’t change a thing. The baby is due in late April.
In better late than never news, Lisa Bonet recently announced the safe delivery of son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakeaha, who was born in early December. He is the second child for Bonet and partner Jason Momoa, who are also parents to 17 month-old Lola. Bonet also has a daughter, Zoe, whose father is Lenny Kravitz.
According the Mamoa’s mother, Nakoa means “warrior,” Mana refers to “strength andspirit,” while Kaua means “rain” and Po means“dark” — refererences to the dark, rainy night on which he was born. Nakoa shares his middle name with his father.
What is in the water over there on the Ugly Betty set? Actress Ana Ortiz just announced that she and hubby Noah Lebenzon are expecting their first child together. C0-star Rebecca Romijn just welcomed twins Dolly and Charlie last week, while another of the show’s stars, Eric Mabius, welcomed his second son four weeks ago. Christopher Gorham is expecting his third child this month.
A friend of Ortiz and her husband said that they are “thrilled and ecstatic” about becoming first-time parents. Their baby is due in July.