FergieOn Monday, Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie announced that she and husband Josh Duhamel are expecting their first child together. “Josh & Me & BABY makes three!!!,” she tweeted. The post was accompanied by photos of herself and the “Safe Haven” star as toddlers.
Tori SpellingIn April 2011, 39-year-old Tori Spelling confirmed rumors that she was expecting her third child via a Twitter post. Spelling tweeted, “I know there’s been a lot of speculation, so I wanted everyone to hear from me… Its official…Dean & I are PREGNANT!!!!” In October of that year the former “90210” star and husband Dean McDermott welcomed daughter Hattie.
Aishwarya RaiNews that Aishwarya Rai and husband Abhishek Bachman were expecting their first child was announced via Twitter by the Bollywood sensation’s father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan. “T 410-News news news!! I am going to become a grandfather..Aishwarya expecting..so happy and thrilled!!!" he tweeted. The 39-year-old gave birth to daughter Aaradhya in November 2011.
Alyson Hannigan“How I Met Your Mother” star Alyson Hannigan announced that she was expecting her second child in December 2011. The actress tweeted, “Yes, I am pregnant! This time it is NOT a food baby. We are beyond happy!” The actress, 38, and husband Alexis Denisof welcomed daughter Keeva Jane in May 2012.
Jessica SimpsonIn October 2011, Jessica Simpson tweeted a Halloween photo of herself dressed as a mummy and cradling her baby bump. “It’s True! I am going to be a mummy,” read the caption. Simpson gave birth to daughter Maxwell Drew the following April. Just over a year after announcing her first pregnancy, Simpson took to Twitter to confirm rumors that she was expecting yet again. That December, the 32-year-old tweeted a holiday pic of Maxwell posing with a sand message that read “Big Sis.”
Twitter is fast becoming a platform for celebrity announcements. This is particularly true when it comes to baby news. Several high-profile stars have publicized their pregnancies via the social media site.