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This is the Pumpkin Patch that Celebrities Take their Kids to Each Year

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This is the last week and weekend before Halloween to hit up the pumpkin patch and score yourself a rad pumpkin to carve or set up on your porch. Out in Hollywood, Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in Culver City, California is a favorite spot for celebrities.

Each year several celeb fams head out to the patch and are either photographed by the papps or share their own photos in social media.

Bellyitch Bumpwatch we spotted this year include alums Heidi Klum, Kendra Wilkinson, Tamera Mowry-HousleyGwen Stefani , Kourtney and Kim Kardashian and Rachel Zoe at the patch with their kids. We also saw first time mom-to-be The Walking Dead star Alanna Masterson, who plays “Tara Chambler” on the hit AMC show posing a patch; and late night talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel and his daughter Molly.

Fun times!

Inside Ciara’s Surprise Superhero Themed 30th Birthday Party (PHOTOS)

 Kim K wasn’t our only Bellyitch Bumpwatch babe who had an epic celebratory birthday weekend. Songstress Ciara did too!

Several of our Bellyitch Bumpwatch alums including Beyonce and Kelly Rowland gathered in person and via satellite to celebrate her 30th birthday on Saturday, October 24 in Los Angeles, California,

The “Body Party” singer’s beau Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw the model-actress-songstress the surprise by tricking her into thinking she was meeting with friends for dinner, according to PEOPLE magazine’s source.

She was instead driven to the Warner Brothers studio lot where she was greeted by Wilson outfitted in a Batman outfit standing next to the Batmobile from the upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Another Bumpwatch alum Jennifer Hudson sent birthday greetings via satellite as did Missy Elliot, Ludacris, Joe Jonas and Michael Strahan.

The star NFL player then gave her a body-hugging Cat Woman outfit for Ciara to change into. She was then whisked to another location where about 100 of her closest family and friends were waiting. 

 Comedian Jeff Dye, dressed as Marvel anti-hero The Punisher, captured a photo of himself with Bey as Storm, which he shared on his Twitter account.    

 Five years ago, for her 25th birthday, Ciara dressed as Storm as well.

Fast forwarding, this weekend, her 2-year old with her ex Future, son Future Zahir was there too looking super cute in an awesome Superman costume. 

  Actress Lily Collins (Phil Collins‘ daughter) posed with the birthday girl.

There was an awesome #Squad photo behind a green screen featuring Bey, Rowland as the super hero Black Canary, Lala Anthony as a female Captain America, World Tennis  champ Serena Williams not in costume but made up for it by her assistant Val Vogt dressed as Harley Quinn and Bey’s cousin/assistant Angie Beyince.

Jennifer Hudson sent birthday greetings via satellite as did Missy Elliot, Ludacris, Joe Jonas and Michael Strahan.

Only two years ago, Rowland and a few other celeb friends joined Ciara as she threw a surprise 30th birthday party for Future. Aaaah….what a difference two years make.

Check out the other photos of the event shared in social media by Ciara and guests.

Batman To My Rescue ❤️

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A photo posted by Ciara (@ciara) on Oct 25, 2015 at 9:54pm PDT

When You’re Kim Kardashian West, You Can Afford to Fly Your Biggest Fans from Around the World to Come to Your Birthday Brunch



Inside Coco Austin’s Baby Baby Shower thrown by David Tutera

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Mystery solved!

Celebrity designer David Tutera taped another episode for his WE TV show David Tutera CELEBrations Thursday night at New York City’s Cedar Lake Events which was a pre-birthday party for Coco Austin and IceT‘s soon-to-be born baby girl Chanell Nicole. This will be the couple’s first child. Austin is 8 months along but hardly looks it.

The black and white cake in a signature Chanel quilted print featured in the official WE TV photos was super cute.

I love the red, black and white-themed decor. The event looked elegant and can be viewed more during this season of Tutera’s show!

Celebrity blogger B.Scott has loads of pics from the event on his blog which you can check out HERE!

It was not an official baby shower because her mom and sister threw her that a week prior in Arizona. Love the Chanel shower cake and her dress is super cute in the photo Coco posted on her Facebook account.

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Here are the photos from the David Tutera-thrown pre-birth celebration from photos the mom-to-be and the guest posted on Instagram:

Another option.. Picture does not give this dress justice..its so sparkly Dress by @thearchshow

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Coco went with a bust-revealing va-va-voom maxi dress.

#IceTandCoco #ChanellPreBirthdayParty A photo posted by GrandmasterCaz Brown (@therealgmcaz) on

photos: Getty for WE TV, Instagram, Facebook

Evangeline Lilly Trending for Her Post-Birthing Baby Bikini Bod Annoyed a Few People

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Lost alum Evangeline Lilly was trending all day today because of an E!Online report announcing the now mom-to-2 was spotted on a beach wearing a bikini two months after giving birth to her second child in Hawaii.

Backtrack, Lilly is great about not announcing her pregnancies. It wasn’t until she was 8 months along before a wayward member of the paparazzi spotted her in Hawaii where she lives often with her longtime partner Hawaii born Norman Kali, a production assistant she met on the Lost set.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies star announced the second pregnancy by showing up this summer to the red carpet for her movie Ant-Man‘s première.  She was already 7 months pregnant.

And even now, the Canadian-born managed to avoid the press for two months after giving birth, having not released a statement about the birth of her second child at all. If it wasn’t for the papps again, we’d still not know she had the kid.  Lily and Kali are parents to 4-year old son Kahekili Kali.

The fact the news of the bikini was the reason she trended upset some in social media and the blogsphere. We’ve discussed often on Bellyitch before how pop culture and gossip media’s obsession with the post-body celebrity can be dangerous for the message it sends to current and future new moms, and to society in general.

Blogger Jenny Rapson of  Mommin It Up vented on For Every Mom today:

“I understand celebrities are newsworthy, and I am not saying a celebrity having a child isn’t news,” Rapson penned. “I am perturbed at the PRESS for making this NEWS.”

She then went on to highlight three things why this actress’ body being newsworthy upset her:

“And herein lies my issue: why is this news? Why the excitement about a beautiful mom showing some skin after having a baby? Is it because…

  • GASP! Women’s bodies are certainly ruined by children and they should never show them!

See, Moms? You can look hot after having a baby! You can achieve the ultimate goal of beauty in life AND be a mom, too. Now hit the gym!”

Well, we couldn’t have said it better ourselves.

And Rapson wasn’t the only one. Here are some of the reactions we captured of folks in social media .


Scott Neumyer   Bullshit  Hollywood Life  headline  I won t link...

Katie Rose    How Evangeline Lilly got her body back post baby  ...

Amanda Justice   http   hollywoodlife.com 2015 10 22 evangeline lil...



Whose ‘No Pay’ Craiglist Ad for A Comedian to Gig a ‘Celebrity’ Baby Shower is This?

Ok. No seriously, who is throwing a baby shower for a celebrity in the Chelsea district on New York City and trying to recruit a comedian last minute to come work for free…on Craigslist?

We got questions.

Did somebody’s intern dropped the ball?

Who squandered the entertainment budget on donuts?

Or did we miss the memo? Are we booking celebrity events on Craigslist now?

Is this a thing?

In the ad, under the category “gigs” listed yesterday, October 23, the anonymous requester brazingly announces the gig is for “No Pay”.

Huh? Where they do that at?

 And here we thought people in the category of “celebrity” had money or at least had friends who could afford to pay for the entertainment at a shower thrown for them.

Guess not.

Yet, the ad is judging potential applicants, saying  essentially don’t apply unless you’re CREDIBLE.

Hmmm like as credible as a craigslist ad for a celebrity baby shower?

And then it goes forward to demand that anyone seeking the job have performed at “legit clubs” and ideally on Comedy Central. 
 So the ideal candidate worked his or her butt off and eventually appeared on a national cable show dedicated to comedy but sucked so bad, s/he’s back combing craigslist for no

pay gigs? 

If the exchange for the pay is exposure, then isn’t being on Comedy Central a bigger resume booster than gigging at some possibly D-list celeb’s baby shower?

And you got to send “a reel and a resume” but can’t contact the cheap party thrower for unsolicited offers.

Um…if you’re advertising on Craigslist, it seems to us that you probably need a wider pull of services so you should be taking these offers.

just sayin’.

Maybe we’re just being snarky and this is totally legit and common.

If so, then, “wow”, that means it’s damn hard being a comic in 2015.

Anyway it was great comic relief for this Friday morning.

TGIF, everyone!

ps. We’ll find out soon whose celebrity baby shower this was for…stay tuned or ping us if you got answers.

Social Media Buzz: MTV Teen Mom2 Star Leah Messer loses Custody of Twins

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Last week, Leah Messer star of MTV reality TV show Teen Moms 2,  lost custody of her twin girls, Ali and Aleeah to their dad Corey Simms. The couple were awarded 50/50 joint custody in 2013, according to reports. However, Simms cited plead for full custody and won it, according to reports. The judge revoked all custody after the girls’ school records indicated consistent tardy arrivals.

Messer was initially on the show 16 & Pregnant and then went on to become a full cast member of Teen Mom franchise that spun off from that and has been on Teen Mom2 for several seasons.

I don’t follow the stars of this show much, but it was trending on Twitter and Facebook all day today, so I figured I should mention it for those of you who don’t keep up with trending topics and have been following the behind the scenes lives of these folks in the off season. We last featured her when she gave birth to her third child, daughter, Addie, with then husband Jeremy Calvert (above).

Reports indicate he will be seeking full time custody of now 2-year old Addie.

Tough break. I do hope this jolt will be the kick she needs to improve her life so she can regain some custody. That’s got to be hard on a mom.


Drew Barrymore Opens Up About Recent Postpartum Depression



Drew Barrymore is on my the cover of PEOPLE magazine this week and in it, she opens up about family life with husband, art consultant Will Kopelman and their two daughters: 3-year old Olive, 3, and 18month-old Frankie. 

She also talks about having a brief bout of postpartum depression after she birthed Frankie. 

On experiencing postpartum depression after Frankie’s birth: “I didn’t have postpartum the first time so I didn’t understand it because I was like, ‘I feel great!’ The second time, I was like, ‘Oh, whoa, I see what people talk about now. I understand.’ It’s a different type of overwhelming with the second. I really got under the cloud. I just got right on the idea of, where do I need to be the most? Fifty-fifty would be ideal but life doesn’t work like that. Life is messy. It was just really challenging and I felt overwhelmed. I made a lot of decisions and I definitely changed my work life to suit my parenthood.”

On life after PPD, which was “short-lived, probably six months”: “It’s really important [to stay in the moment]. I was in the kids’ class with Frankie and Olive this morning and I started fretting about some piece of work news that was just stressful. You know, in like the Broadway Babies class and it’s the one-hit wonders day, and they’re singing I don’t even know what song, and we’re all doing our lollipop drums and I just thought, ‘Save it until after class.’ One thing at a time.”

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#BackToTheFutureDay: Which of These 25 Past TV Moms would You Bring Back to the Future?

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In honor of today, Back To The Future Day (the day that Michael J. Fox‘s character Marty McFly travels to the future in the 1989 movie  Back to The Future II: October 21, 2015), we’re taking a trip down the past ourselves and visiting famous and popular TV moms.

Which of these would you Bring Back from the Past to the Future (Today) to give you advice that you’d take to help you raise your children?

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Expecting Ivanka Trump’s Hectic Business Schedule Makes Us Tired 

Third time mom-to-be Ivanka Trump is not slowing down one bit and is one of the hardest working celebrity moms!

She has been speaking at global conferences, debuting the new season of her handbag collection, leading her Staff and being super mom.

Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are parents to 2-year old Joseph and 4-year old Arabella Rose.

In addition to being interviewed at the travel industry’s Sift Summit above…

She led her #TeamIvanka staff in a 2016 design summit at Ivanka HQ in New York City…

  … spoke at the Fortune The Most Powerful Women forum recently…  

…And at the Annual Women’s Business Confernce in Dallas, Texas…

  …And got home from work in time to bake an awesome and fancy birthday cake for her son Joseph’s 2nd birthday….

…And shared spaghetti w/Joseph as part of a family cultural tradition. The spaghetti represents a long life….



I  …launched her new fall handbag collection at Dillard’s.

…And participated in a personal finance session with the women of her staff…

Wow! Busy!

Work it, mama!