Whoa daddy! It’s a happy time for Steve Martin, as the comedy god has recently become a father for the first time…at the age of 67! His wife Anne Stringfield apparently gave birth way back in December, and the pair have managed to keep their bundle a secret til now.
We have no idea which is cuter: Jackson Rathbone’s new baby boy, or Jackson Rathbone describing his new baby boy. Check out the video above and you’ll see what we mean. It’s a tossup! VH1′s Kate Spencer caught up with the Twilight actor on the VMA red carpet last night, and asked him about life as a dad since the birth of his son Monroe Jackson Rathbone VI in early July. And it sounds pretty darn adorable.
“I’m used to long hours and late nights, but it’s much more rewarding raising a little baby,” says the 27-year old. “He’s the most wonderful thing. He’s so beautiful, he’s got the greatest smile, little dimples.” Not only is he super precious, but he’s also a sleeper. “We’re blessed because he sleeps through the night,” he added. Sounds like the ideal baby situation to us!
Some fathers know best, and other fathers know hookers. Some fathers play golf, and others play the field. Some dads mow the lawn, and others mow down mailboxes with their Mercedes while drinking and driving. Some fathers make plans to take their wives out for dinner, while others make plans to “take their wives out.” And then there are some dads who pretend they’re not dads at all! Think we’re kidding? We wish.
It’s safe to say that not all fathers know best. Just look at Michael Lohan, Jon Gosselin, Mel Gibson, and other guys we wouldn’t trust with a pair of scissors, not to mention a kid! So join us this Father’s Day while we count down the 15 worst pops of all, ranked by the standard unit of bad dads: the Michael Lohan. If your face is in the gallery below, you’re probably not getting a tie for Father’s Day this year.
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15. Joe Simpson
14. Eddie Murphy
13. Bruce Jenner
12. Jude Law
11. Mel Gibson
10. Ryan O’Neal
9. Tiger Woods
8. Jon Gosselin
7. Arnold Schwarzenegger
6. Mathew Knowles
5. Charlie Sheen
4. Joe Jackson
3. Michael Lohan
2. O.J. Simpson
1. John Phillips
When we imagine Jay-Z and Beyonce‘s parenting style, we picture a lot of platinum-encrusted diapers, Pegasus rides and, of course, that million dollar minivan. Jay-Z, however, pictures himself repeating his own father’s mistake of walking out on the family. “It makes me a little paranoid because no matter what, I don’t think any person, or any male, goes into a relationship thinking that they’re going to leave or wouldn’t be there,” Hov told People at GQ‘s Men of the Year party last night. “I think the circumstances a lot of times dictates things, right?” The fact that Jay-Z is even worried about bringing his paternal A-game suggests that he’ll be an excellent pop. Plus, if not Beyonce will literally do the “Run The World (Girls)” dance on his face.
Despite his prenatal fears, the rapper seems secure in his knowledge that he will make an appropriately awesome father for Babyonce. “I come from a real place where you had to be a highly principled person,” he explained, “so, I’m pretty confident that I’ll figure it out.” Oh, and it turns out we were wrong about those diapers. They wouldn’t be platinum. “No, leather!” Jay-Z joked. And…we’ve seamlessly fit that detail into the fantasy. Back to the minivan!
How insanely adorable is this picture? Ian Ziering took his five month old baby girl Mia out for a stroll in Beverly Hills, California. They popped into a medical building and left soon after and Ian made sure he had Mia right by him at every moment. There’s something about dads and baby carriers that is just so cute. Pity we can’t see more of his daughter’s face, but the whole image still just makes us go “awww”. Steve Sanders sure grew up alright!
As should be a surprise to no one who knows anything about wackadoo celebrity parents, Kate Hudson’s father’s tell-all is coming out November 1 and it sounds pretty dreadful. “I love Kate, but … She has done stuff which is just awful,” Kate’s estranged dad Bill Hudson writes in his upcoming memoir 2 Versions: The Other Side of Fame and Family. “She is a spoiled brat in my eyes and at the end of the day, she should meet her little sister. I should meet my grandchild and she should help her grandmother.” Hmm, we can’t imagine why Kate doesn’t want to bring her infant son Bingham to meet someone who calls her names whilst telling the whole world about their family drama. The pieces of the puzzle just don’t seem to fit!
Kate Hudson’s dad also talked to the press earlier this year about how his daughter is apparently just the worst. “Kate doesn’t have to talk to me and she doesn’t have to give her a dime of her millions,” he claimed at the time. “All I want is for her to call and say, ‘Hi grandma’, before it’s too late.” And if there’s a better way to make that phone call happen then to shame his offspring via an embarrassing memoir, we have no concept of what that might be.
Why did we think his life would be over without Madonna? She has that sort of effect on us and we’d imagine anyone she’s been with would have two distinct era’s in their life — the golden years with Madge, and the bleakness post-her. Clearly not the case with Guy Ritchie whose girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley, just gave birth to a baby boy yesterday! Their son arrived bright and early at the start of the week at London’s Portland hospital and the new parents are ecstatic with sources saying, “TheyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve been beaming all day and canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t wait to take him home.” Mazel Tov, guys! We admit we didn’t know he was dating anyone — a model, no less — but still, lovely news for them!
Who knew these two were quiet contenders for giving pals Brangelina a run for their money? Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are going to be parents for a third time! No other details have been released except a short confirmation to the Associated Press. Their representatives said that the couple are ”thrilled” to have baby number three on the way. Ben and Jenny (hah) are already parents to two daughters — Violet and Seraphina. Will the new addition to their brood make it a happy girly trio? Awww, we don’t know yet, but we’re sending them a big ol’ congratulations.
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Kimberly Stewart gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday in LA! Yes, that other Kim, who is Rod Stewart‘s daughter and who used to be a notorious party girl the likes of Paris Hilton. Well, she tried to be, but didn’t quite succeed — but that’s a total blessing in disguise.
More importantly, you know who this little baby’s father is, right? Memory check — it’s Benicio del Toro! He confirmed that he was the baby-daddy back in April which led to a fair amount of slack-jaws, including ours. His spokespersons statement read, “Benicio is the father and very supportive. Although [he and Kimberly] are not a couple, they are looking forward to the arrival of the baby.” We’re still waiting to hear their new daughter’s name. Congratulations, baby-mamma and dad!
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Sam Taylor-Wood is kind of our hero. She’s not only a cool indie director, but she’s engaged to her man-muse Aaron Johnson, 23 years her junior. People always make a bid deal when ladies date younger man (cougars, MILFs, blah blah blah) but we just think it’s hot and bad-ass. It doesn’t hurt that 21-year-old Aaron, who starred in Taylor-Wood’s film Nowhere Boy and Kick-Ass, seems down to earth and is totally handsome, with some of the swooniest blue eyes we’ve ever seen.
The couple is parents to a one-year-old daughter, Wylda Rae, and just announced that kid #2 is on the way. Congratulations! May true love — and diapers changing duty — preveal, no matter the age difference.