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  • Mazel Tov to Drew Barrymore and her new Jewish family!

    Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman tied the knot last Saturday under a chuppah. Kopelman, who is Drew’s art dealer, is also the son of Arie Kopelman, CEO of Chanel (and yes, Drew wore a Chanel gown). Kopelman’s rabbi performed the ceremony. Now that Drew has married into the tribe, she can also gush over her… More ▸

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal gives birth to a baby girl, gives her a normal name

    Mazel tov to Maggie Gyllenhaal! Gyllenhaal ‘s publicist wrote in an email that the actress gave birth on April 19 to Gloria Ray. This is Gyllenhaal and husband Peter Sarsgaard’s second daughter. Their first, Ramona, is 6 years old. In 2009 Gyllenhaal received an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actress for her role in… More ▸

  • Alyson Hannigan’s baby’s name might rhyme with ‘Jacuzzi’

    So here’s the problem with the Hollywood Crazy Baby Naming Phenomenon: There is just no end in sight. In fact, people are only getting more elaborate and ridiculous with their name choices, including having their toddler children name the babies in their bellies. That’s right. Sarah Michelle Gellar might have let her daughter pick out… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman visits her roots

    After a short stint in France visiting Benjamin’s family, the Portman-Millipied clan (including baby Alef!) enjoyed a week-long vacation in Israel. According to Ynet news, the couple stayed at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem and traveled throughout the country, including Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea. Portman was spotted leaving a note at the… More ▸

  • Mayim Bialik to write a parenting book

    Mayim Bialik recently announced that she will write a book on the attachment theory of parenting. “I’ve become sort of an accidental advocate for attachment parenting, which is a style of parenting that … basically, the way mammals parent and the way people have parented for pretty much all of human history except the last… More ▸

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal is expecting her second child

    Maggie Gylleenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have just announced that they are expecting their second child together, who will be a younger sibling for 5-year-old Ramona. In addition to the inevitable tabloid “baby bump watch” (which is sort of like “storm watches” that track the progress of hurricanes and nor’easters but instead monitor the growth of… More ▸

  • Awkward: Weiner and pregnant wife go out, sit next to Breitbart

    It’s been almost six months since the infamous Weinergate was occupying every corner of the daily tabloids (with all those hilarious phallic puns!), and it seems like the former New York State Congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin are on the road to recovery. Kinda. A paparazzi photo caught the two on their way… More ▸

  • Selma Blair: my son looks like a turtle

    Selma Blair talked to Us Weekly over the weekend and admitted that her 3-month old son Arthur “looks like a turtle.” Still, Blair quickly added that “he’s an amazing baby.” For the record, we believe there is nothing wrong with having your kid looking like a turtle, it’s better than having your kid liking turtles…. More ▸