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Kristen Bell: We’re So Close To Ending Polio

10/08/2015 at 10:00 AM ET

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When Kristen Bell found out that polio is still an issue for young children around the world, she knew she had to get involved.

“It’s a viral disease and it mostly attacks children under the age of 5 — it robs them of their mobility,” the actress, 35, tells PEOPLE. “I have two children under the age of 5, and I can tell you, their mobility is currently their most prized possession.”

“Their ability to scoot around, run around, jump off of things — I couldn’t imagine if they didn’t have the ability to do that,” she continues. “Thinking about what my kids would be like if they had polio, it’s unacceptable. I don’t want any mother to have to think, ‘What if my kid has polio?’ ”

Bell has joined Rotary’s This Close campaign to educate people and raise funds for the eradication of the disease.

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Rachel Zoe Calls Her Brood a ‘Hair Family,’ Says Son Skyler ‘Loves’ His Long Locks

10/07/2015 at 04:00 PM ET

Rachel Zoe is ready to give son Skyler Morrison‘s long locks a trim, but says the tot won’t be happy about it.

“We are a hair family, between me and Rodger [Berman], we’re like Twisted Sister in the ’90s or something. We have so much hair,” Zoe tells PEOPLE.

The stylist and designer says the 4-year-old, who wears his brown curly hair long, is in need of a cut, while youngest child, Kaius Jagger, 21 months, has yet to make his first visit to the barber shop.

“Kaius has never had [a hair cut] — he does not have as much,” she shares. “When Skyler was Kaius’ age, he literally had a full head of hair. Skyler got his first haircut at 3. I think that we’ll probably do another one right before he starts school.”

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Cate Blanchett Got Her Son’s Name from a Captain Underpants Book (Yes, It’s True!)

10/07/2015 at 02:30 PM ET

Cate Blanchett‘s older children’s monikers draw from a literary great and an iconic filmmaker, but when it came time to name her third child, the Oscar-winner turned to Captain Underpants.

Blanchett said during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! that she and husband Andrew Upton had “run out of ideas” when Ignatius, now 7, came around.

“Dash, I guess came from Dashiell Hammett, and Roman … Polanski, but it’s also the French word for book, and Ignatius came from this book called Captain Underpants,” she says.

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Holly Madison Doesn’t Want Her Daughter to Be a Playboy Bunny: I’ve Raised Her to Know ‘She Has Value’

10/07/2015 at 01:30 PM ET

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Every parent wants their child to follow in their footsteps, but Holly Madison is hoping that 2½-year-old daughter Rainbow Aurora‘s future path steers clear of the Playboy Mansion.

“When she is an adult, she will be able to do what she wants, but from day one I’ve tried to raise her to know she has value, her body parts have value, and she doesn’t have to do something cheap or tawdry to get attention,” Madison told Yahoo! Parenting.

“If she wanted to [be a Bunny] — and God forbid she did — I would tell her my whole experience with it and I’d be honest that it wasn’t what I thought it would be.”

In fact, Madison reveals, one of the reasons she wrote Down the Rabbit Hole, her tell-all book about her time as Hugh Hefner‘s number one girlfriend, was to make sure that Rainbow knew the whole story about her mother’s time in the mansion.

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Marcus Mumford and Carey Mulligan Welcome First Child

10/07/2015 at 10:55 AM ET

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Life is pretty great for Carey Mulligan: She’s a new mom!

The Suffragette actress has welcomed her first child with her husband, Mumford & Sons’ frontman Marcus Mumford, according to E! News.

“Carey has given birth to a healthy and happy baby,” a source says. “She is just enjoying this time with her family and close friends.”

The mom-to-be, 30, managed to keep her growing baby bump mostly under wraps in a structured gown while arriving to the Tony Awards back in June, where she was nominated for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for Skylight.

And while the notoriously private couple — who wed on a farm in Somerset, England, in 2012 — have yet to comment on their happy news, Mulligan’s pal Sienna Miller admitted to Vogue in May that she was looking forward to her friends starting a family.

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Ellen DeGeneres Shows Off Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss’s Ultrasound – and It’s Amazing

10/07/2015 at 10:00 AM ET

It appears the baby on the way for Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss and Allison Holker already has Daddy’s genes!

Ellen DeGeneres chatted with her frequent sidekick about their baby news on her talk show Tuesday, and jokingly told the father-to-be that she “got a hold of the ultrasound — and it’s adorable!”

As the Magic Mike XXL star looks puzzled, the show’s big screen cuts to an image of a tiny dancing tWitch busting a move inside the womb, dressed in a pair of pants and a fedora.

“It’s got your eyes and your hat!” DeGeneres jokes as the professional dancer giggles.

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Bill Rancic: Duke’s First Day of School Was ‘Tough on Daddy’

10/06/2015 at 09:55 PM ET

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The first day of school was tough for dad Bill Rancic.

“He didn’t want to go!” the reality star tells PEOPLE of Duke, his 3-year-old son with Giuliana Rancic.

But nearly a month later, the tyke is finally adjusting.

“He’s hanging in there now,” Bill says. “Still having the lip out a little bit. But he’s made a lot of friends.”

It’s welcome news for the family, who moved to Chicago full-time earlier this year so that Duke could go to school there. “We love it,” says Bill. “Our son loves city living. This is a great central hub for us.”

And will Duke be getting a sibling anytime soon? “We’ll see,” says Bill. “I’d love for him to have a brother or sister.”

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