After dodging rumors all fall, it looks like Kimora Lee Simmons has made good on her promise to have beautiful babies with boyfriend Djimon Hounsou. A source close to the couple told E! News that they are expecting. Simmons has two children–Ming Lee and Aoki Lee–with her ex-husband and business partner, Russell Simmons.
Singer Kelis will soon welcome another kid to her “yard.” She and hubby, rapper Nas, recently announced that they are expecting their first child together.
A close friend told US Weekly, “it’s all they are talking about…they are so excited.” It will be the first child for Kelis, who is reportedly in her first trimester. Nas has a 14-year-old daughter named Destiny.
Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough and his wife Leigh have announced that they are expecting their first child together. Dorough told PEOPLE, “I know she’s going to be a great mother. If she can take care of me, the biggest baby in the entire world, I think she’s going to be okay with the little one coming along.”
The couple married in 2007 and have enjoyed traveling together before settling down to start a family. They are waiting until birth to find out the baby’s gender and are eager to put together a gender-neutral nursery. Their new arrival will have plenty of playmates–Dorough’s bandmates Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson both have young sons.
R&B singer turned actress Jill Scott recently revealed that she is expecting her first child with fiance Lil’ John Roberts. Scott learned she was pregnant shortly before leaving for Botswana to film her new HBO series, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, based on the popular novels by Alexander McCall Smith. She spent her first trimester in the country, battling morning sickness as well as “heat, bugs and 14 hour days,” but said she wouldn’t change a thing. The baby is due in late April.
What is in the water over there on the Ugly Betty set? Actress Ana Ortiz just announced that she and hubby Noah Lebenzon are expecting their first child together. C0-star Rebecca Romijn just welcomed twins Dolly and Charlie last week, while another of the show’s stars, Eric Mabius, welcomed his second son four weeks ago. Christopher Gorham is expecting his third child this month.
A friend of Ortiz and her husband said that they are “thrilled and ecstatic” about becoming first-time parents. Their baby is due in July.
Erinn Hayes, star of the hit show “Work Week,” recently announced the she and hubby Jack Hayes are expecting their second child together. Hayes even joked that the pregnancy was planned to coincide with her character’s, saying “I’m nothing if not an opportunist.” The actress, who is also mom to 18 month-old Maggie, is due in May.
Carson Daly’s mom is happy to be a grandmother! During a recent appearance on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Daly said that his mother has been harassing him “for years” to have children. His sister had a baby several years ago, and now both Daly AND his sister are expecting–tripling their mother’s joy.
Daly joked that he’s having a baby “for mom” and said that his mom is now telling them to “slow down,” as she “can’t handle all these kids!”
He is expecting his first child wth girlfriend Siri Pinter this spring.
People en Español is reporting that Spanish actress Paz Vega is pregnant again, though she has yet to confirm the news. Vega and her hubby, Orson Salazar, have a son named Orson who is 19 ½-months old.
The Grey’s Anatomy family is about to expand. Actress Chyler Leigh, who plays Lexie on the popular show, recently announced that she is expecting her third child with husband, musician Nathan West. The couple told PEOPLE that they are “absolutely thrilled and looking forward to the new addition to their young family.” They have two other children, Noah, five, and daughter Taelyn, two.