Simon Cowell is no stranger to controversy — his bluntness as a judge on the popular American Idol and X Factor series often landed him in the headlines — and that trait is following him to his personal life. Cowell is expecting his first baby with Lauren Silverman, a relationship that again landed Cowell in the headlines. The latest news, however, is purely happy: the couple are reported to be expecting a son.
Josh and Fergie Duhamel have expanded their family! The couple welcomed son Axl Jack Duhamel on August 29th. The couple managed to keep Axl’s name a secret until his arrival — despite suggestions from Twitter followers that included Gargamel Ishmael Duhamel. Glad they didn’t go with that one!
Will Love and Theft‘s next album feature lullabies? The duo aren’t telling, but they may have ballads on the brain! Eric Gunderson and his wife Emily welcomed their first baby in March; now Stephen Barker Liles and his fiancée Jenna Michelle Kennedy have announced that they’re expecting! The couple is set to welcome their first baby on December 3rd.
He’s here! Singer Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato welcomed the headliner in their family this week! The couple welcomed their first baby, son Noah, on August 27th. Noah arrived just in time: dad is getting ready to kick off his tour at the end of this month. Hopefully they’ll get some good father-son bonding time in before then!
NCIS: Los Angeles star Eric Christian Olsen and his wife, actress Sarah Wright, have expanded their family! The couple welcomed their first baby — son Wyatt Oliver — on August 16th. Wyatt’s arrival was apparently a big to-do: according to People, Wyatt weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces at birth!
The baby boom at the Devious Maids set continues! Hard on the heels of the announcements that costars Dania Ramirez and Paula Garcez are expecting, comes news that Matt Cedeño has welcomed his first new one. Cedeño and his wife Erica Franco Cedeño welcomed son Jaxon Cruz Cedeño on August 7th. Erica and Matt both spread the word via Twitter, with Erica sharing, “From heaven to us with great job, we are proud to announce the birth of our baby boy!!!!” and Matt describing the new arrival as “… one cool little dude.”
Life is getting rosy for Alec and Hilaria Baldwin! The couple welcomed their baby — daughter Carmen Gabriela Baldwin — on August 23rd. Hilaria announced the happy news via her Twitter feed, sharing, “We are overjoyed to announce the birth of our daughter Carmen Gabriela. She is absolutely perfect.” Carmen is the first child for the couple, but Baldwin’s second. He has an older daughter, 17-year-old Ireland, with ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Journalists Jenna Wolfe and Stephanie Gosk are making their own news this week! Wolfe and Gosk welcomed their first baby — daughter Harper Estelle — on August 21st. Gosk shared the happy news and a first pic of the newbie via her Twitter feed, “First pic. We couldn’t be happier. Thanks for all the great messages @jennawolfe,” while Wolfe shared, “Fell in love the moment I met you.”
Grey’s Anatomy alumna Melissa George is making motherhood news! The actress shared her happy news via Twittter, saying, “Baby on the way! So so happy…xx.” Baby will be the first for George, who’s dating Jean-David Blanc. George hasn’t yet shared when baby is expected to arrive, so we’ll have to stay tuned for more!
General Hospital star Kirsten Storms has had quite a year so far! After getting married to her former costar Brandon Barash in June, now she’s adding another member of the family! Barash shared with People that he and Storms are unexpectedly expecting their first baby — a daughter — in January. According to Barash, the couple had been told that their chances of getting pregnant (Storms has battled endometriosis) were “bleak,” so the baby news came as a happy surprise. Storms took to Twitter to share her appreciation for the support the couple have gotten, “Wow! Thanks to everyone for all the love! Brandon and I are very very very excited about this new adventure :)”