Thanksgiving has come early for Elizabeth Banks, and she admits she has much to be thankful for. “As 2012 winds down and Thanksgiving approaches,” the 30 Rock actress wrote on her website, “I have much for which to be thankful – personal, professional, and Presidential.” Banks then shared that she and husband Max Handelman have recently welcomed their second son, also by gestational surrogate. Magnus Mitchell Handelman joins big brother Felix (20 months), giving Banks a future of “close hand to hand combat” to look forward to.
Elizabeth Banks‘ character on 30 Rock has recently become a new mom, and Banks’ is taking the old adage “life imitates art” to heart. She and husband Max Handelman recently welcomed their first baby — a son, Felix — via gestational surrogate. Banks, who has appeared on such popular TV shows as Modern Family and Scrubs, announced Felix’ arrival on her blog today and shared both her joy and previous struggles with infertility.