Elton John is father to a new baby boy! The “Rocket Man” singer became father of his own little “Tiny Dancer” on December 25, with his husband David Furnish. Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John was born via anonymous surrogate in California. “We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment,” the couple told UsWeekly.com in a joint statement. “Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents.” Sir Elton and Furnish have been married since 2005. Damn, Zachary is going to inherit some kick-ass costumes. Congratulations to both the fathers! [US Weekly] Keep reading »
Congrats to Neil Patrick Harris, who announced this weekend that he and his partner are expecting twins. Sadly, NPH also announced that he is planning to take a break from the biz to be a full-time daddy once the babies arrive. We will miss him, but I’m sure those babies will be stupid cute.
After the jump, some more famous gay men who also became proud papas. Keep reading »
Neil Patrick Harris and his boyfriend David Burtka are pretty much the cutest couple ever. And so we were thrilled to read on Neil’s Twitter page this weekend that they’re gonna be papas. “So, get this: David and I are expecting twins this fall,” he wrote. “We’re super excited/nervous/thrilled.” The two are becoming parents via a surrogate. And since they happen to look, oh, almost exactly the same, here’s hoping that they get two little blue-eyed, dimpled tykes who can also act, sing, and dance like no one’s business. Keep reading »
Latest news from Tila Tequila‘s vagina: the former star of “A Shot A Love” might be pregnant! Tila tweeted the announcement that she would carry a baby as a surrogate for her brother and his wife as a “Christmas present.” Keep reading »
Donâ€™t you love ordering in dinner and letting the deliveryman carry all the groceries up for you? But it appears delivery girls, who carry babies, are the ones really cashing in, as surrogacy gets more popular than pizza. And at $20,000 a delivery, the tips are the best in the business! According to a Newsweek article entitled “Wombs For Rent”, advances in science over the past decade have caused the in vitro fertilization success rate to jump to 70-90%, which is an increase of nearly 40%. Although the total count of surrogate births is still debated, in 2007, itâ€™s estimated to have risen at least 30% to possibly 1,000. And if you count movie magic, then add in SNL sisters Tina Faye and Amy Poehler, who are already starring in a spoof of this phenomenon in a film called Baby Mama which will open the Tribeca Film Festival later this month in New York. Check out the trailer above! [Yubanet] Keep reading »