Kerry Washington was all smiles at her baby shower at Shonda Rhimes’ home on Feb. 23
*Kerry Washington’s baby shower took place on Sunday (Feb. 23), with approximately 60 friends and relatives — including Jane Fonda, Regina King, and Washington’s “Scandal” costar Darby Stanchfield – gathered at the Hancock Park home of show creator Shonda Rhimes.
Washington is expecting her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha this year.
The shower took place under an open-air canopy in Rhimes’ backyard, a source tells Us Weekly. Invitees started arriving at around 11 a.m., at which point they were escorted to the pool area for drinks and appetizers.
*On tonight’s third-season finale of “Braxton Family Values” (WE tv at 9 p.m.), Toni steals the thunder at Tamar’s baby shower” when she makes a big decision about her musical career.
Also, Traci’s bizarre behavior leads to shocking news that has something to do with an illegitimate child.
Evelyn Braxton and her blind date Darryl in season 3, episode 12 of Style’s “Braxton Family Values”
Mama Evelyn, who seemed to approve of her latest blind date Darryl, still has her hands full with her daughters and their five different personalities. However, the family matriarch assured us that this is nothing compared to what she dealt with when the girls were teens.
Imagine, she said, having to deal with the siblings during their five different times of the month.”(You know…the monthly visit from Aunt Flo.) Listen below and scroll down to watch a preview of tonight’s finale.
*Kim Kardashian asked for no gifts at her baby shower last weekend, but according to a new report, her boyfriend Kanye West paid that no mind.
The mom-to-be, who is expecting a baby girl next month, was reportedly brought to tears by the rapper’s gift – a book her late father Robert Kardashian Sr. use to read to her as a child, according to TooFab.com.
West reportedly surprised Kim with vintage copies of the book so she can read it to their daughter. He also gave her a Hermes baby bag, according to the report.
More than a hundred friends and family members attended Kim’s baby shower in Beverly Hills on Sunday (June 2), including NeNe Leakes, Kelly Osbourne, Nicole Richie, Maria Menounos and Mel B.
White tulips and roses were seen being delivered to the home of Kim’s friend Shelli Azoff’s home, where the party was being thrown. The gathering started at 11 a.m., with the guest of honor arriving in her Range Rover some forty-five minutes later.
Kanye, hiding from paps under a grey hoodie, made an appearance at the end of the day.
“We had a good ol down home baby shower today. No papz, no booshiness just fun, friends, family, food and good times,” Rose, who’s expecting a baby boy in February, Tweeted Sunday before sharing a few photos.
Sporting a rainbow-print keyboard dress by Jeremy Scott, the model opened gifts before donning a ribbon hat put together by pals, reports People.com.
“He’s just a genuine sweet guy. And that’s what made me fall in love with him,” Rose recently said of her relationship with the rapper.
*People.com has the scoop on Mariah Carey’s blue-and-pink baby shower held Sunday at The Conservatory Grill at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills…
The parents-to-be arrived at 7 p.m., with Cannon, 30, behind the wheel of a black Rolls-Royce that he gave Carey, 41, as a Christmas gift. They were joined by friends including “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson.
The adults-only shower had a warm and romantic atmosphere with small cocktail tables that were decorated with pink roses and blue hydrangeas. (They are expecting a boy and a girl.) Pink and blue balloons also dotted the private event.
“Mariah has been anxiously awaiting her shower, and she was very excited when she arrived at the hotel,” says a source. “She couldn’t wait to celebrate her baby twins with her friends.”
Carey and Cannon received many pink-and-blue-wrapped presents and several lavish gifts, including two almost life-size stuffed giraffes and two chairs hand-made for the twins.
Guests nibbled on gourmet appetizers and sipped Angel champagne.
“Mariah had the best time at her shower,” says the source. “She was very touched by how nicely everything turned out and excited about all the generous gifts she received. She has been feeling a bit tired and worn out lately, but the shower was an event that she really enjoyed and that made her very happy. Now she can’t wait to meet her baby twins!”
*Mariah Carey will reportedly have a pink and blue-themed baby shower this weekend to celebrate the imminent arrival of her son and daughter with hubby Nick Cannon.
The bash will take place at a Beverly Hills hotel on Sunday evening (March 6), and it is being hosted by Mariah’s publicist Cindi Berger, her manager Louise McNally and Stefano Zagni of Angel Champagne.
According to website TooFAB.com, Mariah and her guests will be treated to canapes and drinks while the gift registry for the shower includes a $2,000 custom-made bedding set for a crib, a $350 custom-made car seat cover and a $1,200 stuffed giraffe.
It was recently revealed Mariah, 41, had converted an entire section of her home into a nursery for her twins.
“Mariah wanted 18-carat gold trim with ivory walls, soft furnishings and walk-in wardrobes full of Petit Tresor designer clothes,” a source told the website. “There’s a top-of-the-range sound system and they’ll each have diamond-encrusted iPods and a flatscreen TV that comes down from the ceiling.”
Among the items the couple purchased for their son and daughter are Chelsea sleigh cribs at $2,200 each and a Clara changing table, which has a price tag of $2,800, while the nursery will also be furnished with $2,270 Glam Glider chairs for Mariah and Nick.