This year didn’t start off on a high note for American Idol winner Kris Allen, as he and his wife Katy O’Connell Allen were involved in a car accident that left Kris with a broken wrist. However, things have certainly been looking up since then, and yesterday might have been the highlight of Allen’s year! Allen and his wife welcomed their first baby — son Oliver Neil Allen — on July 30th. Allen shared the good news via Twitter, saying, “Happy Day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people!”
Former Bachelor star Andrew Firestone is looking forward to a busy winter! Firestone and his wife Ivana are expecting their third baby this winter. The couple, who confirmed the happy news to People, are already parents to 4-year-old Brooks and 2-year-old Anja. According to Ivana, both Brooks and Anja have their hopes up for a baby brother or sister (respectively), but the couple are waiting for baby to make his or her debut to find out for sure!
Evan Rachel Wood had some beautiful news to share via Twitter today: “Its a boy!! Song of the day “beautiful boy” #johnlennon.” Neither Wood or her husband, English actor Jamie Bell, have shared any further details, but if baby boy did indeed arrive today, no doubt they’ve had bigger things on their minds than Tweeting. Congrats to the new family!
It should come as no surprise that Fergie‘s shower for her baby boy was quite the fete! According to People, guests — included Adam Lambert, Kelly Osbourne and Lance Bass — got to enjoy “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” while enjoying some wine of Fergie’s own label, Ferguson. Of course, blue was also a major theme — from balloon animals to goodie bags! Josh Duhamel and Fergie, who recently changed her name to Fergie Duhamel, should be all set for baby boy’s arrival.
Penelope Cruz may — or may not! — be a mom again! Hola is reporting that Cruz and Javier Bardem welcomed their second baby (a daughter) on July 22nd. The couple are already parents to 2.5-year-old Leonardo. An official statement hasn’t been made, though, so this rumor may not be put to rest until a picture of baby girl appears!
Here we go again! America Live host Megyn Kelly is going over a familiar story: she’s a mom again! The journalist and her husband Doug Brunt welcomed their third baby earlier this week. Son Thatcher Bray was born July 23rd. Megyn and Doug have had plenty of practice for this round: big sibs Yardley Evans (2) and Edward Yates (3.5) have no doubt given mom and dad plenty of opportunities to hone their game!
Facts of Life alumna Kim Fields is expecting her second baby! The actress and director confirmed the happy news to People, saying that while this pregnancy was hoped for, it was also unexpected! Fields confessed she thought at first she was pre-menopausal, but when she went to the doctor after contracting a stomach bug, she found out she was two months pregnant! Fields and her husband Christopher Morgan are already parents to 6-year-old Sebastian Alexander, and they’ve also already decided on a name for the newest bundle of joy! The couple plan to name their second son — due in December — Quincy Xavier. “Sebastian and Christopher are very excited,” Fields said. “We’re very, very blessed.”
The odds were in his favor! George and James were heavy favorites leading up to the announcement of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s new baby’s name, but George won out! The official name for the prince is His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. It seems like quite a lot for the little guy, who weighed in at 8 pounds, 6 ounces at his July 22nd debut. No doubt he’ll grow in to it!
Late Night host Jimmy Fallon has something to smile about! The comedian and his wife Nancy Juvonen Fallon have welcomed their first baby. Their daughter, whose name hasn’t yet been shared, arrived on July 23rd. Fallon’s rep told People the couple are “overjoyed about the arrival of their beautiful daughter.”
The royal baby watch is over! Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed their first baby today. Despite rumors to the contrary, the couple officially welcomed their son today at 4:24 p.m. Mom and baby are doing well, according to statements, but the couple have yet to reveal the name of their new arrival. Guess we’re not quite done with the royal baby watch!