Celebrity baby boom

New arrivals for Kate, Simon, Kelis, Corrie star and Jason

GMTV presenter Kate Garraway has given birth to a baby boy, her second child with husband Derek Draper. The new arrival has been named William and weighed in at 7lbs 12oz, a bouncing brother for big sis Darcey,3. “We are in seventh heaven and keep grinning from ear to ear. Billy is so beautiful. We can’t wait to get home so that Darcey can meet her new little brother,” the couple beamed.


British actor and funnyman, Simon Pegg is toasting the arrival of his first baby with wife Maureen McCann. Sean confirmed the news on his blog, writing, “Hello all. As is being reported by various news sources (don’t know who told them, cos it wasn’t us) we had a little girl last week. Name, weight, time, place etc all belong to us and we won’t be going out of our way to divulge them anytime soon. Rest assured, everyone is well. Thanks for all your well wishes though, they are greatly appreciated. Love, Simon.”

R&B singer Kelis, 29, has given birth to her first child, a son with ex-partner and fellow rap star, Nas, Little Knight Jones was born in New York and weighed 7lb 8oz after a gruelling 31 hours of labour.

Coronation Street star, Simon Gregson who plays the character Steve McDonald in the soap, has welcomed his second child with partner Emma Gleave. Son Harry, will join his big brother Alfie, 23 months. He joins the soaps baby boom with cast members Jane Danson, Jack P Shephard, Alison King and Tina O’Brien all welcoming new babies in 2009!

It’s a boy for actor Jason Priestley and wife, Naomi. The 39-year-old ex-Beverley Hills 90210 (39 already!) has yet to name his new arrival, who will join big sister Ava Veronica, 2.


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