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Carla Bruni Misses Smoking & Drinking While Pregnant

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“Quite frankly, I can’t stand it any more. I spend most of my time either sitting down or lying down. I can’t drink or smoke any more. I’m in a hurry to get it over with.”

— French First Lady Carla Bruni is so over this pregnancy thing. Glad to hear we’re not the only ones who think nine months sans booze sounds insane. Carla is passing the time with her feet up, reading 17th century French playwrights, and feeling “happy but fat.” Her bébé is due any day now — and so is her long overdue glass of vino. [Guardian UK]

Girl Talk: Should You Donate Your Eggs?

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When I was fresh out of college, I worked at an egg donation agency, which paired egg “donors” with potential parents willing to shell out a lot of money for the possibility of having children. At parties, when I was asked what I did for a living, it was inevitable that a group of girls would gather around, asking questions. Everyone had seen those ads on the bus—“$7,000 to donate your eggs!”—and this was 2008, when the economy was digging itself deeper into a recession. In fact, the whole reason I’d taken this gig was because the egg donation business was booming while there was a serious lack of jobs in my field for recent grads. Keep reading »

Morning Quickies: Jessica Simpson Announcing Pregnancy Soon, Maybe

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  • Radar claims Jessica Simpson is about to announce her pregnancy with fiancé Eric Johnson. Or she’s just eaten a particularly large breakfast burrito, which is usually what starts a pregnancy rumor in Hollywood. [Radar Online]
  • Beyoncé’s due date is in February, which means four more months of maternity outfits that put your wardrobe to shame. [People]
  • Gratuitous use of Donna Martin in a slideshow: the most beloved virgins of pop culture.  [TresSugar] Keep reading »

Beyoncé’s Super Sense Of Smell Has Her Hating Jay-Z’s Scent

“Oh! My nose is like [mimics radar] ‘doot, doot, doot’! I smell everything! It enhances it. If it smells bad, I smell it! My husband’s fragrance, his one that I always love, I hate right now.”

Beyoncé has revealed that she is loving pregnancy. More specifically, she said that she is happier than she has ever been. But there is one downside. Her enhanced sense of smell. Apparently, it has her hating Jay-Z’s cologne? Luckily, though, she says she still enjoys her new scent, Pulse. [Hello Beautiful]

Morning Quickies: Calm Down, Kate Middleton Is Not Pregnant With Twins

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  • Kate Middleton is not pregnant with twins, you sick people obsessed with what’s going on in other women’s wombs. The palace denied a tabloid report that the Duchess is expecting, although it confirmed William and Kate do hope to have kids someday. [Us Weekly]
  • Reese Witherspoon was hit by a car while jogging and taken to a hospital. Fortunately the actress was not seriously injured. The elderly driver was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. [People]
  • Kelis is throwing shade at Katy Perry, announcing in an interview, “Katy Perry is crap. It’s just poor pop.” Damn! [Starpulse]

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Kim Kardashian Wants To Get Pregnant At The Same Time As Her Sisters

“I love being a wife. It’s really fun, but I don’t feel any different. I still have that exciting, dating feeling with him … Hopefully soon [we'll start thinking about family]. Being a mom is something I’ve always wanted, so I would love to be one someday. It would be a dream that all three of us, even Kourtney again, were pregnant at the same time. That would be amazing.”

Kim Kardashian talks to People about how long she and Kris Humphries plan to wait before making a baby. Oh, wait a second. She wants to get pregnant at the same time as her sisters? Sounds like there might be some kind of pregnancy pact in the works here. [People] Keep reading »

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