From new loves to shocking divorces, it’s hard to keep secrets in Hollywood.However, when Kylie Jenner or Halle Bailey They were pregnant, and they promised to keep the happy news a secret.
In 2023 alone, Hollywood fans were surprised by multiple secret pregnancies and births, including two for Paris Hilton and a fourth for Chrissy Teigen , Ashley Olsen’s first child and more.
Below, scroll through some of Hollywood’s best-kept secrets about newborns, and the sweet announcements that followed!
recent, little mermaid The actress surprised fans by announcing she was pregnant only after she and her boyfriend, rapper DDG, actually welcomed a new love.
While previously circulated photos showed the star with what appeared to be a baby bump, she only shared a photo holding her baby boy’s hand and wrote: “Even though we’re a few days into the new year, 2023 is coming to me Says the greatest thing that could ever happen is to bring me my son… Welcome to the world, my aura,” and then aptly points out: “The world desperately wants to know you.”
Some pop culture fans and netizens may remember where they were when news broke that 20-year-old Kylie was giving birth to her first child, Stormi, with her then-boyfriend travis scott Back in September 2017.
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Although the news has been leaked, She didn’t confirm her pregnancy until Stormi was born in February 2018,” she later wrote on Instagram: “I’m sorry for keeping you in the dark about all the what-ifs. “I know you’re used to taking me with you through all of my journeys,” adding: “I choose not to get pregnant” and do it in front of the world. I know for myself that I need to be the most positive, fearless person I know how to do. Stressful and healthy ways to prepare for this most important role in your life.”
Kris and husband John Legend have never shied away from sharing sweet snippets of their family on social media, even amid the heartbreak of Kris losing their third child, Jack, while pregnant.
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While the model did share the news with fans that she was expecting her third child, daughter Esti, who was born in January 2023, she was less excited about welcoming her fourth via surrogate five months later News of the child, son Wren, came as a surprise.
In 2023, Paris surprised fans with not one, but two babies! The Y2K icon announced in January that she welcomed her first child, son Phoenix Barron, with husband Carter Reum via surrogate.
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She kept the news a secret from her family until little Phoenix was born, and she did it again a few months later in November as she prepared to welcome daughter London Marilyn, whom she announced on Thanksgiving.
Similar to Paris, Rebel kept the news that she was giving birth to her first child via surrogate a secret until her daughter, Royce Lillianborn in.
this pitch perfect The actress posted an adorable photo on Instagram in November 2022 announcing baby Royce’s arrival, writing: “I can’t even describe how much I love her, she is a beautiful miracle !I am forever grateful to everyone involved with me, (you know who you are), this has been years in the making…but special thanks to my gorgeous surrogate who carried her and gave birth to her with such grace and care Got her off. Thank you for helping me build my own family, it was a great gift.”
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