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A Look At 13 Hollywood Adoptions

Thanks to A-list couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood has put adoption in the spotlight. In celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month, we’re taking a look at 13 high-profile adoptive parents such as Hugh Jackman, Mariska Hargitay and Sandra Bullock.

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The Guncles: Advocates For Adoption

Bill Horn and Scout Masterson (a.k.a. “The Guncles“) are proud dads to daughter Simone, who turns 4 in June. The Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood stars happily adopted their sweet girl, and are set to speak at Fertility Planit - a two day event … »» Read the article

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10 Adoptions In Hollywood

Thanks to A-list couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood has put adoption in the spotlight. In celebration of National Adoption Day on November 23, we’re taking a look at 10 high-profile adoptive parents such as Hugh Jackman, Mariska Hargitay and Sandra Bullock.

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Hugh Jackman Creates National Adoption Awareness Week

Father-of-two Hugh Jackman covers the October issue of Town & Country. The Wolverine star – who adopted son Oscar, 13, and daughter Ava, 8, with wife Deborra-Lee Furness - opens up about creating National Adoption Awareness Week. On creating National Adoption Awareness Week: “I’m working with Americans to … »» Read the article

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The Duggars Are Considering Adoption

They have 19 children, two grandchildren and a third on the way, but Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar feel their family is not yet complete. “We are open to the idea of adoption,” Michelle, 45, tells PEOPLE. “We are praying … »» Read the article

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Katherine Heigl: Adalaide’s Adoption Was “Beautifully Serendipitous”

During a Thursday appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Grey’s Anatomy alum Katherine Heigl opened up about the “beautifully serendipitous” adoption of daughter Adalaide. “This was fascinating because we started the adoption process again and we thought we were … »» Read the article

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Hugh Jackman On Wife’s Miscarriages, The Joys Of Adoption

The road to parenthood wasn’t easy for Wolverine star Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee Furness. During a Tuesday appearance on Katie, the Les Miserables star opened up about adopting their two children – son Oscar, 12, and daughter Ava, 7.

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Connie Britton Explains Adoption Decision

It may not have been exactly the way she envisioned starting a family, but actress Connie Britton has no regrets about her decision to adopt as a single mom. During an appearance on The View this week, the Friday Night … »» Read the article

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A Look At 10 Adoptions In Hollywood

Thanks to A-list couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood has put adoption in the spotlight. From Malawi, to Korea, to the United States, let’s look at some international and domestic adoptions from our favorite celebrity families.  And hear … »» Read the article

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Patti Stanger: Why I Want A Domestic Adoption, A Boy Over 3

On her new blog PattiKnows.com, Patti Stanger is revealing all the exclusive details surrounding her upcoming adoption, including her hopes for the gender and nationality of the baby, and all about her new man. “It’s only semi-secret that the next season of … »» Read the article

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Patti Stanger Reveals Adoption Plans

Millionaire Matchmaker’s Patti Stanger is going to be a mom! The 51-year-old reality star reveals in the new issue of Life & Style her plans to adopt. “I really want to adopt a child,” Patti tells the mag. “I want … »» Read the article

Sarah Silverman Considers Adoption

New mom Charlize Theron and Twilight star Kristen Stewart look stunning on the cover of Interview‘s June/July issue. The Snow White and the Huntsman costars open up about their new film and family life.

Charlize, on starting a family: “You can’t really be too calculated about everything in life. I think I’ve gone through my life with the understanding that you’ve got to let go and you can’t think that you’re going to control your destiny … That’s why I’ve never had a five-year plan. I always knew that I wanted to have children. It wasn’t kind of something that I discovered later. I also never felt the biological clock ticking because I think I always knew that I wanted to adopt. It never meant that I didn’t want to have my own children—I always felt that if I were in the right circumstances then I would totally have my own children.”

Charlize Theron: The Adoption Process Was Difficult

New mom Charlize Theron and Twilight star Kristen Stewart look stunning on the cover of Interview‘s June/July issue. The Snow White and the Huntsman costars open up about their new film and family life. Charlize, on starting a family: “You … »» Read the article

Fitness guru Jillian Michaels is no stranger to sticking it out, working hard and getting results. Although she had no idea what was in store for her when she began the child adoption process two years ago, Jillian applied those life philosophies and ended up being blessed with a beautiful daughter.

"Adoption is a calling,” Jillian, 38 - who welcomed 2-year-old Lukensia home from Haiti mere days after partner Heidi Rhoades delivered son Phoenix on May 3rd - tells PEOPLE. “There is something in you that can’t be denied. You just know in the deepest part of your being that you are meant to find this little soul and guide them through life.”

Jillian Michaels: “Adoption Is A Calling”

Fitness guru Jillian Michaels is no stranger to sticking it out, working hard and getting results. Although she had no idea what was in store for her when she began the child adoption process two years ago, Jillian applied those … »» Read the article

Joined by What to Expect When You're Expecting costar Cameron Diaz, mom-of-two Jennifer Lopez appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, dispelling rumors about wanting to adopt a baby with new beau Casper Smart, 25, and suffering from postpartum depression after the February 2008 birth of twins Max and Emme (with ex-husband Marc Anthony).

"I know I'm being misquoted in the press a lot," J.Lo, 42, said. "[They say that] I want to adopt and I had depression when I had babies -- none of that's true."

Jennifer Lopez Talks Adoption, Postpartum Depression Rumors

Joined by What to Expect When You’re Expecting costar Cameron Diaz, mom-of-two Jennifer Lopez appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, dispelling rumors about wanting to adopt a baby with new beau Casper Smart, 25, and suffering from postpartum depression … »» Read the article

Edie Falco On Adoption: "It Was Time To Raise Kids"

Edie Falco On Adoption: “It Was Time To Raise Kids”

Edie Falco says she’s been honest with her two adopted children, Macy, 4, and Anderson, 6, on how they came into her life. Speaking on the Anderson Cooper show – the 48-year-old actress explained, “I don’t know if they know … »» Read the article

Mariska Hargitay Shares Adoption Journey: "There Were Wrenching Moments"

Mariska Hargitay Shares Adoption Journey: “There Were Wrenching Moments”

Mom-of-three Mariska Hargitay, 48, graces Good Housekeeping’s May cover, and for the first time, she reveals the devastating loss that led to her two new babies, Amaya, 1, and Andrew, 6 months. Also mom to son August, 5, Hargitay shares … »» Read the article

The Little Couple Stars Reveal Adoption Plans

The Little Couple Stars Reveal Adoption Plans

Jennifer Arnold and her husband Bill Klein, stars of TLC’s The Little Couple, are turning to adoption to make their dream of starting a family a reality. The pair’s baby hopes were sadly dashed last fall when their surrogate suffered … »» Read the article

Sandra Bullock Responds To Adoption Rumors

Sandra Bullock Responds To Adoption Rumors

She’s already mom to one very adorable little boy – is actress Sandra Bullock planning on adding to her family sometime soon? RadarOnline reported this week that the Oscar-winning mom, whose son Louis turned 2 earlier this year, is in … »» Read the article

Wendy Williams On New Line Of Accessories, Ongoing Thoughts On Adoption

Wendy Williams On New Line Of Accessories, Ongoing Thoughts On Adoption

Talk show host Wendy Williams is the latest celebrity mom to design her own line of costume jewelry and accessories. The New York Times bestselling author has been busy working with QVC on Adorn by Wendy Williams: her line of … »» Read the article

Queen Latifah Talks Adoption: "Why Not?"

Queen Latifah Talks Adoption: “Why Not?”

For Joyful Noise actress Queen Latifah, there is no question in her mind that she is ready to begin the process of expanding her family. “I would like to [adopt.]” the 41-year-old singer reveals to Access Hollywood. “Why not? You … »» Read the article

Katherine Heigl On Adoption: Just Do It!

Katherine Heigl On Adoption: Just Do It!

Katherine Heigl is a big proponent of adoption – she and husband Josh Kelley adopted daughter Naleigh two years ago, and Katherine’s sister Meg Heigl-Beltran is also adopted. Now the Grey’s Anatomy actress is teaming up with other celebs to … »» Read the article

The Guncles Launch Hold My Hand, An Adoption Mentoring Service

The Guncles Launch Hold My Hand, An Adoption Mentoring Service

Are you considering or going through the adoption process? In celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month, reality TV dads Bill Horn and Scout Masterson (a.k.a. The Guncles) are launching Hold My Hand, a mentoring service for people on their journey … »» Read the article

Sarah Jessica Parker On Kristin Davis' Adoption News

Sarah Jessica Parker On Kristin Davis’ Adoption News

Sarah Jessica Parker says she couldn’t be happier for her Sex and the City co-star Kristin Davis, who just last week announced that she adopted a baby girl named Gemma Rose. Though she’s thrilled for her friend, Sarah Jessica – … »» Read the article

Nia Vardalos & Scott Fujita Honored At Angels In Adoption Gala

Nia Vardalos & Scott Fujita Honored At Angels In Adoption Gala

My Big Fat Greek Wedding star Nia Vardalos recently shared her personal adoption story with Celebrity Baby Scoop: “I really think this all happened to me for a reason…We all found each other: my husband, our daughter, me, our dogs. … »» Read the article