Less than a week after her performance at the Grammys, singer M.I.A. delivered a healthy baby boy. The singer wrote on her blog that her baby was born on Wednesday in Los Angeles and is “the most amazing thing ever on this planet.” This is the first child for M.I.A. (real name: Mathangi Arulpragasam) and her fiancé, fellow musician Benjamin Bronfman. Next Sunday, M.I.A. will be back in action, performing at the Oscars. Her song “O Saya” from Slumdog Millionaire, was nominated for Best Song.
Eric Dane, best know for his role as “McSteamy” on the hit show Grey’s Anatomy, has apparently been steaming up the bedroom both on and off the screen. When making a guest appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show earlier this week, the actor said that he and wife Rebecca Gayheart are “working on” becoming parents. Dane joked that it’s “hard work…great if you can get it though.”
The couple married in 2004.
Kevin Costner and wife Christine Baumgartner are the proud parents of another bouncing baby boy! Son Hayes Logan was born yesterday in Los Angeles and weighed eight pounds, fifteen ounces. Costner recently said that Hayes is a “great Western name,” which we at BN think matches the style of the couple’s first son, Cayden Wyatt, perfectly. He also has three children with ex-wife Cindy Silva.
Mira Sorvino has been keeping busy–and not just with acting! The Academy Award-winning actress just announced that she and hubby Christopher Backus are expecting their third child together! The couple already have two children, Mattea, 4, and Johnny, 2.
KISS star Paul Stanley has a new woman in his life! Daughter Sarah Brianna was born on January 28 and weighed a healthy eight pounds. Stanley and wife Erin, who married in 2005, also have a two year-old son, Colin Michael.
Look’s like there will be another pea in rapper Taboo‘s pod. The Black Eyed Peas rapper (real name: Jaime Luis Gómez) announced that he and wife Jaymie Dizon are expecting their first child together! The baby is due this summer and will be the second for Taboo, who has a fifteen year-old son named Joshua.
The couple married last summer.
Hank Azaria is going to be a daddy! The actor announced that he and girlfriend Katie Wright are expecting their first child together this summer and that they’re “quite ecstatic” about the news. The couple have been dating for two years and said they’re currently searching for a new home for their growing family.
Never one for the conventional, Erykah Badu has chosen yet another unusual name for her latest addition. The singer revealed that she has named her newborn daughter Mars Merkaba. Mars joins big sibs Seven and Puma, children from Badu’s previous relationships.
Actor David Eigenberg, best known for his role on Sex in the City, is now a proud papa in real life! His wife Chrysti gave birth to their first child, son Louie Steven, on Monday, January 19th. Louie weighed six pounds, nine ounces. No word on whether or not there will be a second act for the couple as parents, but rumor has it that the second Sex in the City movie has gotten the green light.