But Spelling's recent revelation that her husband finds her sexy when she is pregnant -- coupled with a recent photograph of her flaunting her baby bump in a barely-there monokini -- may be more than most people want to know.
Spelling was photographed at a family barbecue over Memorial Day weekend wearing the skimpy crocheted suit that barely covered her, ahem, assets.
Papa-to-be McDermott, touching Spelling's belly in the picture, clearly approved. According to the UK's Daily Mail, Spelling recently said, "'I'm never as happy as when I'm pregnant. And Dean can't keep his hands off me! He's like, 'You're the sexiest pregnant woman.'"
Added the former "Beverly Hills 90210" actress, "I literally would have 10 babies if I could!"
Spelling and McDermott have three other children: Liam is five, Stella turns four next month, and Hattie is seven months old. Spelling became pregnant with their fourth child only one month after giving birth to Hattie. But McDermott says he's only partly to blame for going against doctor's advice and the resulting unexpected pregnancy.
"It's so funny how everyone blames the man," he told the website Celebuzz. "It's like, 'Oh my God, will you leave your wife alone?' But it takes two to tango. She wasn't putting up that much of a fight."
Click through to read about other star moms and some eyebrow-raising things about them.
Jessica Simpson only recently joined the ranks of celebrity moms after giving birth to her daughter, Maxwell Drew, but judging by her over-sharing during pregnancy, we're sure to hear plenty about her adventures in parenthood.
After all, this is the woman who gushed live on the air to Ryan Seacrest about her sex life -- saying, "I'm kind of unstoppable at the moment! Like the big 'O' is like the biggest 'O' ever" -- and told Jimmy Kimmel that because her belly was weighing so heavily on her "hoo-ha," it would be "like a fire hydrant" when her water broke.
"She was very vocal about her cravings during her pregnancy, she was tweeting photos of the cereal she was eating, so I don't think it would be surprising if she shared a funny story or two about being a new mom," People magazine reporter Lesley Messer told ABC News. She recently shared the first photos of her and baby Max with People magazine.
"Clueless" actress Alicia Silverstone set a new mark for star moms when she revealed in March that she not only pre-chews the food for her infant son Bear Blu, but she feeds it to him -- from her own mouth. Silverstone wrote on her blog The Kind Life, "He literally crawls across the room to attack my mouth if I'm eating. This video was taken about a month or 2 ago when he was a bit wobbly. Now he is grabbing my mouth to get the food!" In the video Silverstone posted, the actress is seen taking a spoonful of food, chewing it, then passing it open-mouthed to her son.
It's not clear when she posted the video if she was being, well, clueless, about the reaction it would get. Even respondents on her site were divided. "I find this disgusting," one person wrote. Another defended Silverstone: I think you are a brave person by doing what's in your heart."
Beyonce and Jay-Z don't do things like most of the world. So when Beyonce gave birth to their first child in early January, the couple reportedly paid $1.3 million to empty out an entire hospital floor. Days later, the new parents filed a petition to trademark their daughter Blue Ivy Carter's name, reportedly for a future line of baby carriages, baby cosmetics, diaper bags and accessories for fashion-forward infants. Blue Ivy is already proving to be as much of a fashionista as her mother. Recently, Beyonce carried her in gray faux-fur sling that could easily have been mistaken for a stole to match the singer's outfit.
Suri Cruise, the daughter of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, has logged more flight miles in her short five years than most people will in their lifetime. She and her mother recently left their New York apartment by helicopter, and both appeared to be sporting the same shade of red lipstick. Suri's wardrobe is legendary -- it's said to be filled with designer labels and valued in the millions -- and, now it seems, she's showing an interest in Mommy's makeup. Not so unusual for most little girls? True, but when it comes to Suri, whether she's wearing makeup or kitten heels, sucking on a bottle or a pacifier after age 3, or wearing a designer coat or pajamas to a fancy restaurant, she's sure to make headlines.
From the moment she named her daughter Apple, it was clear Gwyneth Paltrow was not going to follow convention. On her weekly advice newsletter/website GOOP and in her cookbook "My Father's Daughter," she waxes poetically about Apple, 7, and son Moses, 5. "Oh, how my heart leaps when I see them munching down kale with brown rice," she wrote in the cookbook about their favorite dish. Recently she revealed to Harper's Bazaar that they "all get into the tub together" whenever she's home, causing a minor stir on the internet.
January Jones recently revealed how she was able to return to the "Mad Men" set just six weeks after giving birth to son Xander: by consuming the placenta she released at birth. "Your placenta gets dehydrated and made into vitamins," she explained to People magazine. "It's something I was very hesitant about, but we're the only mammals who don't ingest our own placentas." She added, "It's not witch-crafty or anything! I suggest it to all moms!" Though many cried "Ick" on the internet, it is commonplace to consume the afterbirth in some cultures. "There is certainly a potential medicinal use," Dr. David Katz, founder of the Yale Prevention Center, said of placentas last year. "It is nutrient-rich and a source of hormones."
Angelina Jolie has to be one of the world's most scrutinized moms, whether she's traveling the world with her brood of six, allowing her daughter Shiloh to dress as a boy, or selling photos of her babies and donating the proceeds to charity. Still, eyebrows were raised last year when reports circulated online that Jolie and partner Brad Pitt spend $10 million a year on their children, half of which goes to private jets. Doing the math, Forbes.com found that the couple made about $40 million a year, spending 25 percent of their income on their kids. It's worth nothing that the power couple's spending on their children is in keeping with most Americans, who make and spend a whole lot less.
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