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Jaime King Pens Sweet Tribute to Taylor Swift for Donating to Hospital That Performed Heart Surgery on Her Son

08/31/2016 at 05:31 PM ET

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Jaime King is filled with “gratitude and humbleness” on behalf of Taylor Swift‘s generosity.

The Hart of Dixie actress revealed Wednesday that her son, Leo Thames, underwent “a major heart surgery” when he was 20 weeks old, a time she remembers as “terrifying, and traumatic for us as parents, for our family.”

In celebration of his first birthday in July, Swift made a tribute gift donation to Cedars-Sinai in honor of her godson.

Dear all- at 20 weeks our son was diagnosed with Transposition of the Great Arteries AKA TGA. He had a major heart surgery, that was terrifying, and traumatic for us as parents, for our family. Only a few of our best friends knew. I felt that I had to protect him in fear of the unknown, fear he would not make it. We felt isolated & confused,” King posted to Instagram with an image of the letter from Cedars-Sinai.

Dear all- at 20 weeks our son was diagnosed with Transposition of the Great Arteries AKA TGA. He had a major heart surgery, that was terrifying, and traumatic for us as parents, for our family. Only a few of our best friends knew. I felt that I had to protect him in fear of the unknown, fear he would not make it. We felt isolated & confused. @taylorswift does so many selfless acts that go unnoticed because she does them silently, from such a great place of unconditional giving. As the Godmother of Leo Thames for his birthday she gave an incredible donation to the people that saved his life Dr. Allistar Phillips and his brilliant team. It made us realize that silence cannot connect other parents & people going through these issues. TS knew that by giving back in this way would be the greatest gift one could give to us, to Leo Thames and to all of those with congenital heart issues. She came to the ICU to comfort us, to hold and bond with him with such grace & strength. Our gift back is to share our story that anyone that is going through this is not alone, we understand & want to stand up to bring awareness in the greatest way possible. Leo Thames is the strongest, healthiest boy because of this team. He will live a full and whole life & never have to look back. Thank you Taylor & to EVERYONE listed on this letter we love you. With gratitude and humbleness Jaime and Kyle

A photo posted by Jaime King (@jaime_king) on Aug 31, 2016 at 12:25pm PDT

@taylorswift does so many selfless acts that go unnoticed because she does them silently, from such a great place of unconditional giving. As the Godmother of Leo Thames for his birthday she gave an incredible donation to the people that saved his life Dr. Allistar Phillips and his brilliant team,” the tribute continues.

King writes: “It made us realize that silence cannot connect other parents & people going through these issues. TS knew that by giving back in this way would be the greatest gift one could give to us, to Leo Thames and to all of those with congenital heart issues. She came to the ICU to comfort us, to hold and bond with him with such grace & strength.”

What love looks like… LT and TS

A photo posted by Jaime King (@jaime_king) on Jan 16, 2016 at 7:41pm PST

The letter states that Swift’s gift was “designated to support [Cedar-Sinai’s] efforts in Congenital Heart Surgery and the work conducted by Alistair Phillips, MD.”

The 37-year-old mother of two, who is married to filmmaker Kyle Newman, felt compelled to share her family’s story, as well as publicly thank Swift and the Cedar-Sinai doctors in an effort to connect with fellow families who are battling these health issues.

Our gift back is to share our story that anyone that is going through this is not alone, we understand & want to stand up to bring awareness in the greatest way possible. Leo Thames is the strongest, healthiest boy because of this team. He will live a full and whole life & never have to look back. Thank you Taylor & to EVERYONE listed on this letter we love you. With gratitude and humbleness,” King signed the letter on behalf of her and her husband.

Shortly after her godson was born, Swift dedicated her song “Never Grow Up” to him during a concert.

“I wrote it when I was 18 or 19, but my friend just had a baby and she made me [his] godmother. I was holding this little baby the other night and I was just thinking differently,” Swift told the crowd about then 5-week-old Newman.

“You’re holding onto something that’s so innocent and so perfect and has no idea what’s coming for it with the world. The world is going to throw so many things at you as we grow up.”

 

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna on Keeping Baby’s Sex a Surprise for Now: ‘We Leave That Up to God’

08/31/2016 at 03:30 PM ET

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Rob Kardashian finally speaks! In a wide-ranging interview in the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday, the reclusive reality star and his expectant fiancée, Blac Chyna, open up about their impending arrival, repairing relations with his famous sisters and dealing with his 100-lb. weight gain. Subscribe now for the exclusive interview, only in PEOPLE!

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna are getting ready to welcome their first child. But even though they know they aren’t going to use a “K” name for their baby, there’s one thing they are keeping a mystery (for now): the sex.

“We leave that up to God,” Kardashian, 29, tells PEOPLE. “We’re going to wait to find out when the baby comes out.”

“Rob is going to cry for sure,” adds Chyna, who will star with her fiancé in their E! reality series Rob & Chyna, premiering Sept. 11.

“I’m going to be very happy,” adds Kardashian. “If there are tears, they’re going to be tears of joy.”

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Jessica Alba’s Daughters Visit Her At Work: ‘They’ve Seen the Growth’ of The Honest Company

08/31/2016 at 03:25 PM ET

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As a mom, wife, actress and businesswoman, it makes sense that Jessica Alba would have daughters Honor Marie, 8, and Haven Garner, 5, visit her when she’s hard at work — especially for the Honest Company.

“They usually come to my office and they see me at work a lot,” Alba, 35, tells PEOPLE.

“They saw my first office, which was like 6,000 square feet and my next one, which was like 28,000 square feet, and my third one that we just moved into that’s like 86,000 square feet,” adds Alba, who is one of the business’s co-founders.

“So they’ve seen the growth of the company and the amount of people that are there now.

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Zooey Deschanel’s Daughter ‘Not At All Interested’ in Her Sugar-Free Birthday Cake (Made By Mom!)

08/31/2016 at 01:30 PM ET

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Zooey Deschanel‘s daughter Elsie Otter is not a new girl anymore. Case in point? She’s talking!

“She’s the best, she’s so much fun,” the actress, 36, shared of her 13-month-old baby with Jacob Pechenik on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday night. “My husband taught her how to say ‘cheese’ just ’cause she likes cheese so much.

“This morning, I went [into her room] and she’s wearing her little jammies and her sleep sack, and she goes, ‘More … cheese. Cheese,” Deschanel adds, performing the sign for “more.”

“And I’m like, ‘You didn’t even have any cheese and you want more?’ ” she continues. “We’re beginning this already!”

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Lance Bass Will ‘Start the Process’ for Kids Early Next Year: I Want the Surrogate ‘in My Life’

08/31/2016 at 12:30 PM ET

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Lance Bass has talked about wanting kids with his husband, artist Michael Turchin, in the past — but he knows there’s no “ideal” time to do it.

“There’s never a time to really plan to have a kid … you just gotta jump in,” the former ‘NSYNC member, 37, said on Tuesday’s edition of the Allegedly podcast with Matthew Cole Weiss and a special guest host: Big Brother‘s Jeff Schroeder.

“Plan it, of course, but there’s no perfect time to do it,” clarifies Bass, who will next host a gay dating show — the first of its kind — on Logo called Finding Prince Charming, which premieres Sept. 8.

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Molly Sims Says Third Pregnancy Has Been ‘Really, Really Stressful’: We Were ‘Super Nervous’ Because of My Age

08/31/2016 at 10:45 AM ET

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Molly Sims may seem super put together 24/7 on the outside, but the soon-to-be mom of three has woes just like every woman who has ever been pregnant.

“I’ve been crazy sick,” the model and actress, 43, admits in a new video posted to her website, where she discusses her current experiences in the second trimester of her third pregnancy.

“I wake up in the morning, I feel like I wanna vomit. I have lunch and wanna vomit, and wanna vomit at dinner … and then when I go to bed, I still want to vomit.

“I have vomited at grocery stores, I have vomited in my house, I have gagged on my toothpaste,” she continues, adding that she has been more sick in this pregnancy than she was with daughter Scarlett May, now 17 months, and 4-year-old son Brooks Alan, her two older children with husband Scott Stuber, 47.

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Ivanka Trump Puts Her Children to Work When They Join Her for a Day at the Office

08/31/2016 at 09:30 AM ET

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It’s bring your kids to work day for Ivanka Trump.

The multitasking daughter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is exposing her three children — Arabella Rose, 5, Joseph Frederick, 2, and Theodore James, 5 months — to office life early.

On Tuesday, the brood headed into work at the #WomenWhoWork headquarters in New York City with their mom.

The children didn’t slack off. Trump, 34, captured videos and photos of her little ones helping out around the workplace on her Snapchat.

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