Category: Vanessa Minnillo

Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey are expecting their first baby

Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey

Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey are expecting a baby, the daddy-to-be announced Monday while co-hosting "Live! With Kelly."

And the mother-to-be — she's actually Vanessa Lachey now — followed up with a tweet of her own: "Finally, Nick and I are ready to share Our news... We have been Blessed with a little Angel! We can't wait to meet Baby Lachey!!!"

Said Nick during the show: "I've had a chance to do a lot of great things in my career and my life, but this is the one thing that, more than any other, I look forward to. The fact that it's actually here, it's overwhelming."

The TV personality and former 98 Degrees singer said his wife found out she was pregnant after appearing on the same show. After guesting, "she started to feel a little different, not quite herself, so she went to the store, got a pregnancy test, and it came back positive," he said. "So we're having a baby!"

Vanessa, 31, a television host and former Miss Teen USA, is about 12 weeks along, with a due date in late summer or early fall, said Nick, 38, who doesn't yet know the sex of the baby. The two got married last July on Richard Branson's Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands.

Rumors were swirling last week after Vanessa was photographed in Mexico with what appeared to be a baby bump — and that's exactly what it was.


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Photo: Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo before Clive Davis' Grammys pre-party in February. Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times.


Celebrity weddings 2011: Couples, controversy and wedded bliss

Shania Twain and her new husband Frédéric Thiébaud, among Celebrity Weddings 2011

Boy meets girl. Another boy meets another girl. They eventually switch partners. And that was just one of the topsy-turvy stories from the year in celebrity weddings, which kicked off with Shania Twain and Frederic Thiebaud's New Year's Day celebration of love.

It was, of course, a love that blossomed after their spouses cheated on them with each other.

But the happiness didn't stop there.

Kelsey Grammer found love again, and he only had to be single for two weeks. That was the amount of time between the finalization of his divorce from Camille Grammer and his walk down the aisle with young bride Kayte Walsh.

PHOTOS: Celebrity weddings 2011

Other lovestruck celebrity couples were married in a castle (Kate Moss and Jamie Hince) and in secret (Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz), on a ranch (Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth), on a private island (Vanessa Manillo and Nick Lachey) and on a yacht (Brooke Burke and David Charvet). 

Controversy may have danced around the edges here and there, but faces were wreathed in smiles, even if those smiles were short-lived (Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries).

But let's toast the celebrity weddings of 2011. Our wish for happy couples: That we don't see your faces next year in the celebrity breakups of 2012.


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Photo: Shania Twain and husband Fredreic Thiebaud. Credit: PR Newswire

Vanessa Minnillo bringing a new name -- Lachey -- to next TV gig

Vanessa Minnillo will soon be Vanessa Lachey

Vanessa Minnillo will put something fresh on the screen when she joins "Winter Wipeout" in January: a new name, Vanessa Lachey.

She tweeted it Friday and confirmed it Sunday on the American Music Awards red carpet: The relatively newlywed missus is taking hubby Nick Lachey's last name, legally and professionally. The couple got married in July, capturing the event for a reality-TV special.

Regarding the name change, she wrote on Twitter: "So.... I'm making it official, and I LOVE my 'new name'! @VanessaLachey .... has a nice ring to it ;-)"

The soon-to-be-former Minnillo has joined the "Wipeout" gang as host, now that Jill Wagner has moved to "Teen Wolf." "Winter Wipeout" premieres Jan. 5.

So, if seeing Santa get clobbered puts you in a holiday mood, check out the promo below -- Mrs. Lachey is moving into dangerous territory.


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Photo: Vanessa Minnillo arrives at the American Music Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Credit: Chris Pizzello / Associated Press



Vanessa Minnillo, Nick Lachey are married, already flip-flopping

Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey

Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey just got married in an intimate, tropical, super-secret ceremony  -- only to have it revealed Monday that they'd started flip-flopping almost immediately.

No worries: One look at the ring pictures out Tuesday via People will convince you that any flip-flopping was definitely not of the indecisive variety.

The couple's wedding, attended by only about 35 family members and close friends, was held Friday atop a cliff overlooking the ocean on private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, so having the wedding party slip into special-occasion beach kicks was only the logical thing to do after saying "I do."

The bride wore Monique Lhuillier, the groom wore Dolce & Gabbana and, well, the rest of the details are being kept under wraps until "Nick & Vanessa's Dream Wedding" airs July 30 on TLC.

"Having done reality TV in the past, I didn't necessarily want to jump right back into it without having thought it through to great length, and we did," Lachey said recently.


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Photo: Singer-TV personality Nick Lachey and actress-hostess Vanessa Minnillo at the 136th Kentucky Derby in May 2010 in Louisville, Ky. Credit: Jeff Gentner/Getty Images


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