Guillaume Canet and Marion Cotillard

Hollywood’s Baby Boom

19 Jan 2011

The real story behind the shock pregnancies of 2011

Career In Tatters
Marion Cotillard Guillaume Canet

The Story: While Marion and her boyfriend of three years were all smiles when they announced they were expecting their first child, sources say the unplanned pregnancy could destroy her career.

Due to her religious beliefs, Guillaume proposed so that they don't have a child outside of wedlock. However, Hollywood is a fickle industry and married women can been seen as less desirable.

Although the pregnancy comes at the height of Marion's career it's only natural that she might now fear that being out of the limelight, once the baby is born, could take her off the must-have radar.

‘It Was An Accident’
Parents:Kate Hudson Matt Bellamy

The Story: Despite sources insisting they were on the verge of a split, Kate Hudson and Muse frontman Matt Bellamy have announced they are expecting their first child – with the actress already 14 weeks along. Yet, while the couple insist they’re happy, insiders have revealed otherwise.

The Bride Wars actress started dating the rockstar nine months ago, immediately after splitting from Alex Rodriguez.

Some sources insist the actress was considering ending things with Matt before falling pregnant. Yet, although unplanned it seems the pregnancy has brought them closer together.

“It wasn’t at all planned,” admitted the 31-year-old star, who has a seven-year-old son, Ryder with ex hubby Chris Robinson.

Life Changing Experience
Parents:Owen Wilson Jade Buell

The Story:
Adamant that the Wedding Crashers star would benefit from having the responsibility of being a dad, his partner of one year,  Jade Buell, is said to have suggested they have a baby.

“Owen loves Jade,” spilled an insider. “She treats him like a normal person, she is normal. She doesn’t want to be in the spotlight. She’s really good at keeping him on the straight and narrow."

Jade, 28, gave birth last week to a baby boy, Ford. A source said of the 42-year-old's reaction, “Owen’s over the moon. He did a hula dance to celebrate. For him this is a fresh start. He hopes Ford will give him a new lease of life.” The couple plan to raise Ford in Hawaii, away from prying paparazzi.

Who Else Is Expecting?
Despite their expanding waistlines, these celebs are keeping mum…

Kate Moss

Recent images of a usually skinny Kate Moss boasting an uncharacteristic bulging belly has sparked rumours that the supermodel is finally pregnant, months after openly admitting she was desperately trying.

Close sources believe the 36-year-old, who’s been taking herbal supplements in a bid to speed up the process, is the latest celeb to join the baby boom, hinting that she’s expecting her second child at the end of the year.

The model, who already has an eight-old-daughter, Lila Grace, is said to be expecting with rocker fiance Jaime Hince, who she’s been dating for three years.

Sources now suggest her split from Topshop was a premeditated move. “She wanted to reduce her working hours in order to rest her body so it’d be easier for her to fall pregnant,” insisted a pal. “She’s determined to be a stay-at-home mum. Her partying days are over now.”

Who: Khloe Kardashian

Despite showing off a new slim line figure, rumours abound that Khloe K is expecting her first baby with hubby Lamar Odom. While this is not the first pregnancy rumour, it is the first time that the attention-seeking Kardashian family haven’t commented, and these guys usually speak.

The reality star has become quite broody after babysitting sister Kourtney’s baby boy.

Who:Reese Witherspoon

The newly engaged actress is at the centre of pregnancy rumours with insiders claiming Jim Toth’s shock proposal is part of their plan for a shotgun wedding.

“Reese would never have a baby without getting married,”spilled a source.

And with Reese’s filming schedule stripped to just two movies this year, sources claim the star is preparing for a new arrival.