Shakira is shaking things up with her big news — she’s pregnant! The singer recently announced via her website that she and boyfriend, soccer player Gerard Pique, are expecting their first baby together. She didn’t mention when baby may make his or her arrival. In addition to tackling impending motherhood, Shakira’s keeping busy with the upcoming season of The Voice: she’s scheduled to be replace Christina Aguilera for season four.
British singer Robbie Williams has taken on a new title — dad! The Take That singer and his wife Ayda Field welcomed their first baby today. Daughter Theodora Rose Williams, whom Williams said will be called Teddy, weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces upon her arrival. So far, fall is shaping up to being an eventful time of year for Williams: in addition to welcoming his first baby this month, Williams’ 9th studio album — Take the Crown — will release in November.
Things are coming up pink in the Finch-Daigle household! Former softball star Jennie Finch and her husband Casey Daigle are expecting their third baby in January — and they’re expecting a daughter! Baby girl will be a change of pace for the couple, who are already parents to sons Ace Shane (6) and Diesel Dean (14 months).
Some surprises are worth waiting for! Adriana Lima and her husband Marko Jaric, who opted for a delivery room surprise, have welcomed their second daughter. Sienna, who joins big sister Valentina (2.5 years), arrived on September 12th. Lima took to Twitter to share the happy news, saying, “Marko and I are overjoyed to welcome Sienna into our family and Valentina is looking forward to becoming a big sister!”
Musician Jon Jones will be ending his year with some pretty big news. The Eli Young Band bassist and his wife Sarah are expecting their first baby. The couple’s son is expected to arrive on December 23rd. In an interview with People, Jones said he and Sarah are debating baby names, but there’s a lot of back and forthing on that decision!
It’s another boy for Good Charlotte guitarist Billy Martin! The musician and his wife Linzi welcomed their second son today, September 14th. Zander Jace Martin joins big brother Dreavyn Kingslee (3.5) in jazzing things up for the family. Martin took to Twitter to announce his baby news, saying, “Welcome to the world Zander Jace Martin. He was born this morning, both he and Linzi are doing great! What an amazing day.” Martin will get to spend a few more amazing days focusing on his newly expanded family before the band heads off to the land down under on tour.
… and baby makes three! Nick and Vanessa Lachey have expanded their family by one. The couple welcomed son Camden John Lachey on September 12th. The couple released a statement announcing their son’s arrival, saying, “We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey … Love has truly been redefined for both of us.”
There’s a whole new set of rules of engagement that Sara Rue is going to have to learn! The Rules of Engagement actress and her husband Kevin Price are getting ready to tackle new ground: parenthood! Rue confirmed that the couple are expecting their first baby early next year, and that while they don’t yet know whether they’re having a son or a daughter, she expects they will find out sooner rather than later! “I’m way too much of a planner,” she said. In addition to her work with Rules of Engagement, Rue will also appear in this fall’s Malibu Country alongside Reba McEntire. The series is set to debut on ABC on November 2nd.
Last August, True Blood star Sam Trammell and his girlfriend Missy Yager welcomed twin sons Winston and Gus. Just over a year later, another True Blood star — two, actually, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer — welcomed their own set of twins. A rep for the couple has confirmed that the twins arrived a few weeks early, but that they’re in good health and that “Mom and Dad are overjoyed.” The babies, whose names and genders weren’t released, are the first for Paquin, although Moyer has two children (Lilac, 10, and Billy, 12) from a previous relationship.
It wasn’t that long ago — July 8th, to be exact — that Kourtney Kardashian and her boyfriend Scott Disick expanded their family to two children. But the mom to 8-week-old daughter Penelope and soon-to-be 3-year-old Mason is already thinking more. From discussions on how many kids she could fit in her current home to declaring that she doesn’t believe in the pill anymore, Kardashian sounds as if she has babies on the brain!