Country singer Chely Wright isn’t switching genres, but she sure is singing the blues! The musician and her wife Lauren Blitzer Wright welcomed identical twin sons on May 18th. George Samuel and Everett Joseph weren’t scheduled to arrive until July, but they apparently decided to arrive early! The boys, who — according to People — are named for their great-grandfathers, gave Wright worries early on: she had to cancel her April 12th concert for what, at the time, was feared to be pre-term labor. Now that they’ve officially arrived, a rep for the singer has said that the boys are thriving.
NFL star Reggie Bush because a first-time daddy on May 6th. The Detroit Lions running back and his fiancée Lilit Avagyan welcomed a daughter, whom Life & Style Weekly has shared they’ve named Briseis. “It’s Greek,” he shared with Life & Style, “We were watching the movie Troy and my fiancee, who was my girlfriend at the time, said, ‘If we ever have a daughter, can we name her that?'” Bush agreed and, lo and behold, months later the couple learned they were expecting … a she turned out to be a daughter!
Covert Affairs star Kari Matchett recently shared with Life & Style Weekly that she’s expecting her first baby — in about a month! While Matchett is planning a delivery room surprise, she did say she has names already picked out. “[The names] just come to me, but they have a familial element to them,” Matchett tells Life & Style Weekly, “People of the past, but also mixing traditional with what I love.”
Rumors have been swirling that Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z are expecting their second. And while sources close to the star have denied that their daughter, 15-month-old Blue Ivy Carter, a sibling, but Beyonce fueled the rumors by cancelling a recent concert in Belgium due to “dehydration” and “exhaustion.” Now concert-goers in Zurich are saying Beyonce wheeled two baby carriages on the stage during her concert. Is she poking fun of the rumors or confirming them?
Does Britney Spears have baby on the brains again? In a recent interview with Extra, the pop singer shared that she would like to have a daughter. Spears is currently mom to two sons — 7-year-old Sean and 6-year-old Jayden — with ex-husband Kevin Federline. Spears ended her engagement to Jason Trawick in January and has been dating David Lucado since February. Sounds like things may be getting serious!
Is Homeland actress Claire Danes starting a trend? Danes and her husband Hugh Dancy welcomed their first baby in December. Now, fellow Homeland actress Morena Baccarin is expecting her first with husband Austin Chick! Baccarin, who also starred in the popular Firefly series, hasn’t yet announced when baby is expected to make his or her appearance, so we’ll stay tuned!
Monica Brown is going to be a mom … again! The singer/songwriter recently shared that she and husband Shannon Brown, who plays for the Phoenix Suns, are expecting their first baby together this fall. While she hasn’t shared whether they’re expecting a son or a daughter, who could blame her if she’s thinking pink? With three sons between them (Monica’s sons Rodney — aka Rocko — almost 8, and Romelo, 5, and Shannon’s son Shannon Christopher), it might be nice to even up the odds!
As Kim Kardashian is counting down until the arrival of her first baby (with boyfriend Kanye West), she’s spending this Mother’s Day reflecting on the mothers in her life. The mama-to-be took to her website to share her appreciation, writing, “As I’m counting the days until I finally get to be a mother, I’m a bit nervous and anxious but also excited knowing that I learned from the very best.” In addition to recognizing mom Kris Jenner, Kardashian also thanked her grandmother, MJ, and sister, Kourtney Kardashian.
High School Musical star KayCee Stroh is a new mom, just in time for Mother’s Day! According to In Touch Weekly, Stroh and her husband, Ben Higginson, welcomed their first baby on May 8th. The couple have named their new daughter Zetta Lee. “This is kind of crazy,” Stroh shared with In Touch Weekly earlier this year, “but I’ve always loved Z names and double Ts in names. I’ve always thought they were so beautiful.”
Real Housewives of Atlanta may be all about the ladies, but star Phaedra Parks has an all-boys club at home! Us Weekly has revealed that Parks and her husband Apollo Nida, whose fitness DVD became available last month, have welcomed a son. Baby boy arrived May 8th and is the second son for the couple, who are also parents to 2-year-old Ayden.