Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill has his own little princess! The musician and his wife Jessie Baylin welcomed their first baby, daughter Violet Marlowe Followill, on December 26th. Followill took to Twitter to share his happy news, saying, “I can proudly announce the birth of my sweet angel Violet Marlowe Followill. My heart has been stollen and it feels so good.” The band isn’t scheduled to begin touring until June, so Followill should have plenty of time to get used to the newest lady in his life.
Rumors have been swirling that Jessica Simpson and her fiance Eric Johnson are expanding their family again … and Simpson once again made a holiday reveal! Remember, Simpson shared her big news the first time around by cradling her baby bump all decked out in mummy costume for Halloween. This time around, Christmas was the big holiday and daughter Maxwell Drew was the deliverer of the happy news! Seven-month-old Maxwell appeared in her festive attire and the phrase “Big Sis” in the family’s online announcement.
Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is thinking pink this Christmas! The beach volleyball star and her husband Casey Jennings discovered that the baby they’re expecting in April is going to be a daughter! Baby girl is the third child for the couple, who are also parents to sons Joseph (3.5) and Sundance (2.5). The family learned the happy news on the Today show by following a family tradition — the doctor penned baby-to-be’s sex on an ornament the family opened while on air.
Christmas came a little early for Eric Ladin and his wife Katy. The couple welcomed their first baby, a son. Maxwell David Ladin arrived on December 21st. “Katy & I are loving all the well wishes,” The Killing actor tweeted. “Thank you!! We are #BEYOND excited!”
St. Louis Rams’ center Scott Wells has quite a Christmas to celebrate this year. In addition to sharing the holidays with his wife Julie and their three children Jackson (9), Lola (6) and Kingston (3), Wells is celebrating with some extra additions. The family adopted three children — Caroline (5), Elijah (3) and R.J. (2) — from Uganda earlier this year. In a recent interview, Wells shared how he’s looking forward to this Christmas, “It’s very important, and it’s very humbling to see the three new ones really celebrate their first big Christmas.”
30 Rock actor James Marsden is a dad for the third time. Reports are that the actor’s ex-girlfriend, model Rose Costa, welcomed a son on December 14th. According to People, William Luca Costa-Marsden is the third baby for the actor, who has two children (Mary James, 7, and Jack Holden, 11) with ex-wife Lisa Linde.
Roswell alumna Shiri Appleby (Liz) probably should have been the one cracking jokes about expecting a human (not new mom Claire Danes)! Appleby and her fiance Jon Shook recently announced that they’re expecting their first baby who is due next spring. Boy or girl, they haven’t shared, but the odds are good this baby is all human!
Claire Danes, who kept most details about her pregnancy private (sharing in one interview that, yes, she was expecting a human being!), is sharing some big news and, finally, some details! The Homeland actress and her husband Hugh Dancy have welcomed a son. Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy was born December 17th.
Jeffrey Donovan may be burning the midnight oil these days! The Burn Notice star and his wife Michelle welcomed their first baby recently. Beyond confirming the arrival of their daughter and releasing a short statement — “She is a healthy and happy baby girl, and we are incredibly blessed to have her in our lives” — the couple has keep most details private.
Life has been a series of steps for Magic Mike star Channing Tatum. He and his wife, American Horror Story: Asylum actress Jenna Dwarn-Tatum, met on the set of their movie Step Up and were married in 2009. Now, the couple are stepping into the next phase of life: parenthood! Reps for the performers confirmed the happy news to People, sharing only that baby-to-be is expected next year.