Country singer Chely Wright is going to have one busy summer! The Shut Up and Drive singer recently revealed that she’s expecting her first baby with wife Lauren Blitzer-Wright — and to make things even more interesting for the first-time parents, they’re expecting identical twins! “We’re excited to be parents and we hope we don’t mess it up too badly!” Wright said in a recent interview with Howard Bragman. Wright said that while the babies are officially due in July, twins often deliver early … sounds like their summer just got pretty busy!
There’s a baby on the way for Michael Bublé and his wife Luisana Lopilato! The Canadian singer/songwriter announced the happy news, sharing a sonogram of “baby Bublé” in a video announcement posted on his website. Baby to be is the first for the couple, who married in 2011. Bublé, who’s playing a series of concert dates in the UK this summer, hasn’t yet shared when “baby Bublé” is expected to make his or her appearance.
Coco Austin has babies on the brain! The Ice Loves Coco star has confessed to In Touch that she’s ready for a baby, and she’s got her plans laid out! “I want a little girl!” Austin is quoted as saying, ” We already have the name — Chanel. I want her to be a lawyer!” Austin and Ice-T have been together for 12 years, and although Ice-T has two children from previous relationships, this baby would be the first for Austin. Of course, baby plans aren’t immediate: Austin is currently filling in for pregnant Holly Madison in Peepshow.
It looks like it will be a royal summer! A spokesman for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge confirmed that the couple’s first baby will arrive in July. Kate’s hospitalization last month for extreme morning sickness prompted some royal watchers to wonder if she is carrying twins, but the statement indicates that Kate Middleton and Prince William are looking forward to only one royal arrival. While they haven’t shared whether they’re expecting a son or a daughter, proposed changes to the rules of succession mean that — boy or girl — baby will be a monarch!
It’s a boy for Shakira! Today, the songstress and soccer star Gerard Pique announced the birth of their son, Milan Pique Mebarak, on January 22nd. In a statement released on her Web site, Shakira explained the meaning behind their son’s name: “The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification.” Congrats to the new family!
American Idol alum Danny Gokey is singing lullabies! The singer and his wife Leyicet almost welcomed their first baby on their one-year anniversary. Son Daniel Emanuel Gokey was born January 20 — nine days shy of the couple’s January 29th anniversary! Daniel weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces at his big debut. Gokey tells People, “I have so many exciting projects ahead this year but a brand new baby is an amazing way to get the new year started. We feel really blessed!”
Jenelle Evans is trying motherhood again: the Teen Mom 2 star and her husband Courtland Rogers are expecting their first baby together. Evans is mom to 3-year-old Jace, and Rogers has a child from a previous relationship. Evans followed up on her news with a picture of her baby bump, as well as a sonogram. Evans and Rogers married in December after a tumultuous year for Evans. Here’s hoping the new year treats the growing family well!
No more guessing games for Amanda Righetti! The Mentalist actress and her husband Jordan Alan welcomed their delivery room surprise earlier this month — a son! According to People, Knox Addison Alan arrived on January 10th. Righetti took to Twitter to share her thanks, “Thank you for all the love and well wishes on our arrival of Knox Addison. We are truly blessed, and happy to be home!”
Tom Arnold is mighty happy being blue! The True Lies actor and his wife Ashley Groussman are expecting a baby in March, an event that Arnold calls a “miracle.” Arnold shared the happy news in an interview with The View, during which he also shared that his fertility issues affected all his previous relationships. Arnold and Groussman underwent IVF to conceive and were ecstatic they’re expecting a son!
It’s blue news for singer Elton John! John and David Furnish recently announced the arrival of their second son, Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, who was born via surrogate on January 11th. The couple shared the happy news with HELLO!, saying, “Both of s have longed to have children, but the reality that we now have two sons is almost unbelievable. The birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way. It is difficult to fully express how we are feeling at this time; we are just overwhelmed with happiness and excitement.” Elijah’s big brother is 2-year-old Zachary Jackon Levon.