Adoptions

'True Blood's' Denis O'Hare To Adopt Foster Son

September 24th, 2012 3:27pm EDT
Denis O'Hare
True Blood star Denis O'Hare and his husband are planning to adopt their foster son.

The actor married Hugo Redwood last summer, and the couple has been acting as parents to a 17-month-old boy since the tot was two weeks old.

Now, O'Hare and his partner are close to adopting the infant.

The star tells E! News they are working to gain full legal guardianship of their foster son.

O'Hare's baby news comes just weeks after his co-stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer became parents to twins.
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Holly Madison To Adopt A Baby

July 26th, 2012 7:23pm EDT
Holly Madison
Playboy model-turned-reality star Holly Madison is set to become a first-time mom.

Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend, who is currently dating event planner Pasquale Rotella, has filed adoption papers and is due to welcome a child from Africa or South Korea in the coming months.

She tells In Touch magazine, "I've started the adoption process. I really want to be a mommy."

And while the blonde beauty, who stars in popular Las Vegas act Peepshow, hasn't ruled out having a baby of her own in the future, she does not want to sacrifice her career just yet.

She adds, "I love performing in the theate...
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Jennifer Aspen Welcomes Baby Girl

July 11th, 2012 2:50pm EDT
Jennifer Aspen
Actress Jennifer Aspen has become a first-time mom.

The former Party of Five star and her actor husband David O'Donnell have adopted a baby girl, named Charlotte Sofia. The tot was born on June 10th, according to People.com.

A statement from the couple reads: "She takes our breath away and charms everyone who meets her. We have been waiting for her for a long time. We are so ecstatic she came to us."

"People say to us, 'How nice of you to adopt and help a child in need.' And we say, 'No, you've got that backward. We needed her.' We call her Jackpot Baby, she is everything you could ev...
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Spotted: Celebrity Trainer Jillian Michaels With Her Son & Daughter

June 11th, 2012 1:03pm EDT
Jillian Michaels
Personal trainer Jillian Michaels seems to be adjusting to motherhood quite easily. We spotted the former "Biggest Loser" trainer and her partner Heidi Rhoades in Malibu, Calif., over the weekend with their two new additions to their family.

The couple pushed their kids in a stroller, and Jillian played with her daughter on the swings at a park.

Jillian and Heid's family grew quickly. Heidi gave birth to son Phoenix on May 3, and the couple welcomed 2-year-old daughter Lukensia from Haiti two weeks later.

See more photos of Jillian, Heidi and their children...
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Sarah Silverman Fears Passing On Her Depression To Biological Children

June 2nd, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman has no plans to give birth because she doesn't want to risk passing on her depression to a son or daughter.

The 41-year-old star admits her gynecologist has suggested she freeze her eggs, but Silverman insists she has no plans to become a mom, unless she adopts.

On TV show "The Conversation with Amanda DeCadenet" on Thursday, she explained, "I don't want kids. I'd love to adopt someday and I have a lot of adoption in my family... I know that I have this depression and that it's in my family. Every family has their stuff but, for me, I just don't feel strong enough to see t...
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Comanche Nation Officially Adopts Johnny Depp

May 22nd, 2012 2:30pm EDT
The Lone Ranger
Actor Johnny Depp has been formally inducted into the Comanche Nation as the newest member of the Native American tribe.

The Dark Shadows star has touted his unique ancestry over the last several years, recently revealing his great-grandmother was a Cherokee Indian.

And now, as Depp portrays Comanche Nation fictional character Tonto in a movie reboot of classic western TV series The Lone Ranger, organization officials have invited the actor to embrace his family history and become an official member of the tribe.

LaDonna Harris, the president of Americans for Indian Opportunity, says,...
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Jennifer Lopez Considered Adoption After Making The Movie 'What To Expect When You're Expecting'

May 16th, 2012 11:18am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
The new romantic comedy What to Expect When You’re Expecting tells several interweaving stories of mothers to be. Jennifer Lopez plays a woman in the process of adopting an Ethiopian baby. Though Lopez gave birth to twins herself, she said the film made her consider adoption.

“It’s funny because before the movie, I never really thought about adoption at all,” Lopez said. “I just always wanted to have my own baby and I was so focused on that, it took me awhile to have my own. But after the film and during the making of the film when I held those two little Ethiopian twins, I fell in love i...
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Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie Voted Sweetest & Spiciest Celeb Moms In Mother’s Day Survey

May 13th, 2012 12:56pm EDT
Angelina Jolie
Mothers are generally regarded as sweet, but some even have a spicier side, too!

Good Earth Tea, maker of the unique “Original Sweet & Spicy” herbal tea blend, set out to find out all about these two mom types through their first ever Sweet & Spicy Mother’s Day survey.

The results?

Sandra Bullock was the clear choice for “Sweetest Celebrity Mom,” with more than 33% of the vote.

The title of “Spiciest Celebrity Mom” was a tight race, with Angelina Jolie nabbing 22.3% of the vote over Sophia Vergara (21.9%) and Joan Rivers (21.4%)!

Do you agree with the results? Which Hollywood moms wou...
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Charlize Theron Debuts Her Adorable Son Jackson

May 8th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Charlize Theron
First-time mom Charlize Theron protectively held her son Jackson today as she made her way through a crowd of photographers and security at Charles De Gaulle International Airport in Paris.

The single star adopted four-month-old Jackson in March, much to the surprise of fans.

Last month she told Ryan Seacrest in an interview, "I didn't think I would be a fan of the swaddling but the swaddling is pretty amazing... It's like a straightjacket and you just feel like it's child abuse but, for some reason, they (babies) just love it."

She follows in the footsteps of Sandra Bullock, who is al...
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Filming 'What To Expect...' Made Jennifer Lopez Open To Adoption

May 7th, 2012 9:54am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Playing an adoptive parent in "What To Expect When You're Expecting" has opened Jennifer Lopez's eyes to loving "another child that is not yours."

The star, 42, plays a woman going through the adoption process, and Lopez admits the role made her think about whether she would be able to go through the process herself.

She told Access Hollywood, "Before this movie, it wasn't something that had occurred to me. But after this movie, yes, I could see myself definitely doing it and being open to it for sure... Whereas, before I never thought about it, really."

Lopez also reveals her onscreen b...
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