If you have any form of social media account, you’ll already know that Queen B and Jay Z are expecting twins; the second pregnancy for the Carter clan. Beyoncé broke the news (and the internet) last week by telling the world, the couple “have been blessed two times over”.
Who else will be blessed with babies this year? What new arrivals are going to be the most famous? And which A-listers are about to start or add to their families?
Benedict Cumberbatch & Sophie Hunter
The Sherlock star and his theatre director side kick, announced they are expecting baby number two, at the Doctor Strange premier last year. The baby will join first son Christopher Carlton, bringing the Cumberbatch trio up to a quartet.
One-and-a-half-year-old, Elsie, Deschanel’s first born, will become an older sister this year. Deschanel and her husband Jacob Pechenik revealed the news last month. The reveal has thrown up many questions on how New Girl will cover the pregnancy this, last time Jess, Deschanel’s protagonist went on Jury Duty for six episodes, while Megan Fox covered.
Bradley Cooper & Irina Shayk
Limitless and Hangover lead Bradley Cooper will become a parent this year, with his Sports Illustrated model girlfriend, Irina Shayk. The couple sparked rumours in November when the Russian model slayed a Victoria-Secret runway with red tassels covering her stomach. They later confirmed the rumours, and allegedly have already selected some potential baby names; but we will have to wait until May-time to find out what they have chosen.
The Mama-Mia marvel, who’s soon to be a mother. Seyfried announced her pregnancy in November, meaning baby-Seyfried will join us around Summer-time. It will be the first child for her and fiancé, Thomas Sadoski.
The above list is just a handful off celebrities who are expecting this year. Others include: Cheryl Cole, Natalie Portman, Lauren Conrad, Marion Cotillard, Ciara and Camilla Luddington.
Words: Maddie Milton