Freedom Writers star April Hernandez-Castillo is getting ready to pen the next chapter of her life, and she’s got a new leading lady to write about! The actress and her husband Jose Castillo welcomed their first baby — daughter Summer Rose — on September 30th. Summer, who — according to People — arrived via C-section after her mom was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia, weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces upon her arrival.
Tom Ford — fashion designer, film director — can add a new title to his resume: dad! The A Single Man director and his partner Richard Buckley welcomed their first child recently. Son Alexander John Buckley Ford was born September 23rd.
It’s a daughter for singer Carly Smithson! The We Are the Fallen singer and her husband Todd welcomed Olivia Mabel Smithson on September 30th. The singer shared her happy news via Twitter. Her post about Olivia’s arrival came hard on the heels of an early post lamenting the fact that baby girl was five days overdue. Sounds like Olivia got the message!
As a member of the band Hanson with his two brothers, Taylor Hanson is used to being part of a trio. His own children, though, are getting to enjoy the perks of being in a much larger group! Hanson and his wife Natalie welcomed their fifth baby yesterday: daughter Wilhelmina Jane was born October 2nd. Wilhelmina joins elder siblings Ezra (who’ll turn 10 on Halloween), Penelope (7), River (6) and Viggo (3).
Maggie Rizer is looking forward to another baby boy in her future! The model confirmed to People that she and husband Alex Mehran are expecting their second son. Baby #2, who joins big brother Zander, 11 months — is expected to arrive on March 23rd. Congrats!
What a year it’s been for Marissa Mayer! Mayer accepted the position as CEO of Yahoo!, and on the same day Yahoo! announced that happy news, Mayer shared some news of her own: she was expecting her first baby! And now she’s really getting into her on-the-job training. Mayer and her husband, Zachary Bogue, welcomed their son on Sunday, September 30th. The couple haven’t decided on a name yet and may even be seeking suggestions from the Twitterverse. Congrats to the new family!
Son Camden Jack isn’t even two months old yet, but Kristin Cavallari is already talking about giving him brothers and sisters! The actress spoke with People about her desire for more children with fiance Jay Cutler, who — according to Cavallari — would like four children. Cavallari said she would like to be pregnant again within a year, ideally hoping for three boys and one girl. Sounds as if Camden must be an easy baby!
Actress Malin Akerman is expecting! The Rock of Ages actress and her husband Roberto Zincone recently confirmed that they’re expecting their first baby, but they haven’t shared any further details. The couple, who were married in 2007, met while Akerman was singing for the group The Pedalstones, for which Zincone was the drummer.
It’s another boy for Reese Witherspoon! The actress and her husband Jim Toth welcomed their first baby today. Son Tennessee James Toth is the third child for Witherspoon, who is also mom to 13-year-old Ava and 8.5-year-old Deacon from her previous marriage to Ryan Phillipe.
Another baby may be joining the True Blood brood! Denis O’Hare, who plays vampire Russell Edgington on the popular HBO show, shared with E! News that he and his husband Hugo Redwood are in the process of trying to adopt their foster child. The 17-month-old boy has lived with the couple since he was 2 weeks old.