Celebs Who Are Expecting in 2013
It looks like little Blue Ivy Carter is going to have a new friend to play with: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are expecting their first child together.
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According to reports, West announced the news during an Atlantic City concert over the weekend, stopping his performance mid-song to ask the crowd to "make some noise" for his "baby mama." Kardashian has also confirmed the pregnancy on her official website, where she wrote, "It’s true!! Kanye and I are expecting a baby. We feel so blessed and lucky and wish that in addition to both of our families, his mom and my dad could be here to celebrate this special time with us. Looking forward to great new beginnings in 2013 and to starting a family. Happy New Year!!! Xo." (Kardashian, 32, is also still technically married to Kris Humphries.)
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But Kimye isn't the only celebrity couple with plans on welcoming a newborn in the new year. See who else is expecting below:
UPDATE: Just in time for Father's Day, the couple welcomed a baby girl on Saturday, June 15th at Ceders Sinai Hospital in West Hollywood.
Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa
On the red carpet of the 2012 MTV Music Video Awards, rapper Wiz Khalifa announced that his fiancee, Amber Rose, was due to give birth to their first child in January of 2013. Rose also happens to be Kanye West's ex-girlfriend.
UPDATE: Sebastian Taylor Thomaz was born to Khalifa and Rose on February 21.
Happy Birthday Sebastian "The Bash" Taylor Thomaz!!! Everyone welcome this perfect young man into the world
— Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa) February 21, 2013
Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson
Jessica Simpson posted the above photo to her personal Twitter account on December 30, less than a week after announcing her pregnancy. Simpson's upcoming bundle of joy will be her second with fiance Eric Johnson, a retired NFL tight end.
UPDATE: On June 30, the fashion mogul's rep confirmed she gave birth to a baby boy named Ace Knute Johnson.
Hilaria Thomas and Alec Baldwin
In February of 2013, newlyweds Hilaria Thomas and Alec Baldwin confirmed news of her pregnancy. "We’re so thrilled and we can’t wait to meet our baby,” the couple told People magazine. This will be the first child for Thomas and the second for "30 Rock" actor Baldwin.
Fergie and Josh Duhamel
Just days after Valentine's Day, the Black Eyed Peas singer posted a photo confirming her “lovely baby bump” on Instagram. This will be the first child for Fergie, whose real name is Stacy Ferguson, and her husband, Hollywood actor Josh Duhamel.
Jewelry designer and business mogul Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner are expecting their second child together, due this fall. (They welcomed daughter Arabella Rose in July 2011). Sharing the news on Twitter, Trump wrote "Jared and I and are so excited that Arabella will become a big sister this fall. Thanks for all your good wishes! xo Ivanka."
Jennifer Love Hewitt
In June 2013, US Magazine revealed that actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is “about three months along” in her first pregnancy with boyfriend and “Client List” co-star Brian Hallisay. The 34-year-old previously revealed her desire to have children. “I would love to have babies…one day,” she said back in 2010. “I’m obsessed with babies.” Hewitt’s bundle of joy is due sometime at the end of the year.
A spokesperson for actress Kate Winslet confirmed to MailOnline in early June 2013 that she is expecting a baby with husband Ned Rocknroll. This will be the first child for the 37-year-old and her husband of six months. Winslet, who is already a mother to two children from previous marriages, is due at the end of the year.
Shakira and Gerard Piqué
"Hips Don't Lie" singer Shakira (and a soon-to-be judge on "The Voice") revealed she was pregnant with Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué's child in September. In December, Piqué falsely announced on Twitter that Shakira had given birth as part of a prank.
UPDATE: The couple welcomed a son, Milan Piqué Mebarak, on January 22.
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— Shakira (@shakira) January 22, 2013
British model, fashion designer and Formula 1 heiress Petra Ecclestone is expecting her first child with entrepreneur James Stunt. The pair currently resides in the former residence of television producer Aaron Spelling, which is reported to be America's most expensive home.
UPDATE: Ecclestone gave birth at the end of February to daughter Lavinia.
Kerri Walsh Jennings and Casey Jennings
Decorated Olympian Kerri Walsh-Jennings was pregnant at the 2012 games with her third child, due in early 2013. The volleyball athlete and her husband, Casey Jennings, are already parents to sons Joseph Michael and Sundance Thomas.
UPDATE: It's a girl for this couple. Scout Margery was born on April 6.
In late August, former Playboy Playmate and "Girls Next Door" star Holly Madison announced she was expecting her first child with partner Pasquale Rotella. In an interview with Us Weekly, Madison stated, "I've been lucky! No morning sickness, but I do get a little nauseous."
UPDATE: Madison's daughter Rainbow Aurora Rotella was born on March 5.
Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Channing Tatum
Earlier this month, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Channing Tatum announced they were going to be parents. The two met back in 2006 on the set of their film "Step Up."
UPDATE: The Tatums became parents of a daughter Everly Tatum on May 31.
Kate Middleton and Prince William
The most publicized pregnancy of the past year belongs to Kate Middleton, who is set to birth the future king or queen of England in 2013. Recent reports have also emerged of the Duchess' latest pregnancy cravings, which reportedly include lavender shortbreads.
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard
In early November, "House of Lies" actress Kristen Bell and "Parenthood" actor Dax Shepard announced that they were expecting their first child together.
UPDATE: The couple welcomed daughter Lincoln Bell Shepard in late March.
Lincoln Bell Shepard is here. She has mom's beauty and dad's obsession with breasts. Hooray!!!
— dax shepard (@daxshepard1) March 28, 2013
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem
Actress Penelope Cruz is currently expecting her second child with actor Javier Bardem. The two are already parents to Leo Encinas Bardem, born in January 2011.