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Hugh Grant Welcomes His Second Child, A Boy

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A little over a year after welcoming daughter Tabitha in 2011, Hugh Grant, 52, is taking another stab at fatherhood.

The actor recently took to Twitter to announce that he and Tinglan Hong, 33, have added another baby — a son! — to their brood.

“In answer to some journos. Am thrilled my daughter now has a brother,” Grant Tweeted Saturday. “Adore them both to an uncool degree. They have a fab mum.”

Never shy of being a tad cheeky, the Love Actually star added: “And to be crystal clear. I am the Daddy.”

Becoming a father may have come as a bit of a surprise for the actor, but he’s quickly adjusted to daddy duty.

“Now that I have [a child], it is life changing,” he shared during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “I recommend it. Get some.”

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Alec Baldwin Hilaria Baldwin Pregnant Expecting Baby

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Bye, bye 30 Rock, hello daddy duty!

Alec Baldwin, 54, and his wife Hilaria are expecting their first child together, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

“We’re so thrilled and we can’t wait to meet our baby,” the couple tell PEOPLE exclusively.

Hilaria, who is due this summer, announced the news on Extra, where she serves as a Special Correspondent for the show.

Baldwin, already dad to daughter Ireland, 17, from his previous marriage to Kim Basinger, and Hilaria, a yoga instructor, tied the knot in June after a three month engagement.

“He’s just really happy,” a source told PEOPLE after the couple announced their wedding plans. “They light up the room whenever they are together.”

Baldwin, who recently picked up a SAG Award for Best Actor in a TV Series for 30 Rock, is in good company: his former costar Tracy Morgan announced he is also expecting a baby.

– Anya Leon

Jack Osbourne Respectfully Declines More Baby Gifts

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There’s another baby on the way for Busy Philipps!

The Cougar Town actress, 33, and her husband Marc Silverstein are expecting their second child, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Already mom to 4-year-old daughter Birdie Leigh, Philipps announced her baby bliss via Twitter on Monday, posting a picture of her positive pregnancy test.

“So this happened…” she Tweeted.

“I only became a celebrity because I had a kid. Before I was pregnant nobody cared,” Philipps has joked in the past. “I joke to my agent that having a baby made my career.”

Here’s to double the success!

– Anya Leon with reporting by Lesley Messer

Jack Osbourne Respectfully Declines More Baby Gifts

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This Backstreet Boy finally has his baby girl.

A.J. McLean and his wife Rochelle welcomed daughter Ava Jaymes McLean on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in Los Angeles, the singer confirms.

“Rochelle and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our baby,” McLean, 34, writes on his website. “She arrived at 4:51 a.m. weighing 7 lbs., 7 oz. We are so in love with our bundle of joy and happy to have started our family now.”

After confirming the pregnancy via a video announcement in April, the parents-to-be brought back the cameras to reveal they were expecting a girl.

But while they were happy to share their news, their daughter wasn’t so ready to make her debut. On Saturday — her due date — Rochelle took to Twitter to admit baby girl was taking her sweet time with her arrival.

“Come on AVA!!! It never takes Mommy this long to get ready!” she wrote. “Being punctual is a great quality to have!! Now come out so we can see you!!”

– Anya Leon

Jake Owen Welcomes Daughter Olive Pearl

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It’s a Thanksgiving baby!

Jake Owen and his wife Lacey welcomed their first child, daughter Olive Pearl Owen, on Thursday, Nov. 22 in Nashville, Tenn., his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Pearl, as she will be called after Owen’s late godmother, weighed in at 6 lbs., 3 oz. and is 19 inches long.

“Lacey and I are so excited to start our own family,” Owen, 31, tells PEOPLE. “We are looking forward to teaching Pearl everything we learned from our parents and also learning from her.”

Sharing a photo of his newborn daughter on Twitter, the musician wrote, “Today is the greatest day of my life. Turkey baby!!! Happy Thanksgiving.”

It’s been a whirlwind year for Owen and his wife, 22. After getting engaged on stage in April, the couple wed on the beach in May and announced the pregnancy in July.

– Sarah Michaud with reporting by Julie Dam

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Good luck, Baker!

Leigh-Allyn Baker, who plays a mom of five on Disney Channel’s hit family sitcom Good Luck Charlie, welcomed her second son via c-section on Tuesday, Sept. 18, she confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

“We are so blessed and thankful to welcome Baker James Kauffman into our family,” Baker, 40, and her husband Keith Kauffman — who are already parents to 3-year-old son Griffin — tells PEOPLE.

“We are more than just smitten. We are absolutely, madly in love.”

Baby Baker weighed in at 6 lbs., 12 oz. and measured 20 inches long.

In June, Baker revealed that the couple was considering their naming options.

“James is my husband’s middle name and my father-in-law’s name,” she said. “The other name is Baker, my maiden name. It will either be Jasper James or Baker James.”

Baker it is!

– Michelle Tauber

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Tori Spelling has a new man in her life – her newborn son.

The Craft Wars host, 39, announced the arrival of her fourth child with husband Dean McDermott on her website, writing, “We are so excited to announce the birth of the newest member of the McDermott family!”

Finn Davey McDermott was born Thursday, Aug. 30 at 5:39 p.m. He weighed in at 6 lbs., 6 oz., and is 20 inches long. Baby’s middle name, the same as his mother’s, honors Spelling’s paternal grandfather.

Spelling and McDermott, 45, already have three children togetherLiam Aaron, 5, Stella Doreen, 4, and Hattie Margaret, 10 months. McDermott is also father to son Jack, 13, from a prior marriage.

The actress announced her pregnancy just five months after delivering Hattie.

“I was shocked, obviously,” she told PEOPLE of getting pregnant so soon after her daughter’s arrival.

But Spelling, who chose a delivery surprise for the second time, was also pleased to expand her family even more. “We feel truly blessed that another little angel has found us,” she said.

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