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Taylor Hawkins and Wife Expecting Second Child

02/12/2009 at 07:30 PM ET
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It’s a rock band baby boom! Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins and his wife, Alison, are expecting their second child, the band’s drummer tells PEOPLE.

“I have one on the way!” Taylor, 36, said Saturday at Clive Davis and the Recording Academy’s Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, while pointing to his wife’s growing belly.

The new baby will join the couple’s 18-month-old son, Oliver Shane.

Taylor’s band mate, Dave Grohl, is also becoming a father for a second time. The Foo Fighters frontman, 40, whose daughter, Violet Maye, turns 3 in April, announced in October that he and wife Jordyn Blum are also expecting their second child. Jordyn is due this spring.

Source: PEOPLE

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stacy on

Congrats Taylor and wife! Love babies–wish I had one on the way! I must say, your wife looks A LOT like your ex Minnie Driver. WOW. For a moment there I thought it WAS her.

Lisa on

Congratulations and Best wishes to your family!!

Mia on

Aw another Foo baby :) Dave and Taylor kids will be quite close. I’m thinking another boy for them, but maybe a girl.

Mia on

I’m thinking she’s due in June, she looks to be about 4 1/2-5 months along. Dave’s wife Jordyn looks much fuller, probably about 6 months or 6 1/2 months-a late April/early May baby.

Roxxi on

Congrats, congrats, congrats, you guys! I’m a Foo Fighter fan, and have been since the band hit it big. You guys RAWK! So happy for all of you on the new additons to the Foo Family. ;-)

Bumbles on

There next tour could be interesting, babies all the way! Congratulations Taylor and Alison. Hopefully these experiences will get the band writing some great new material.

Alex on

Ooh, mini-Dave will have mini-Taylor to play with on tour! Maybe there’s a second generation band there, who knows?! Seriously though, congratulations to Taylor, Alison and Oliver, wonderful news!

Melissa on

Congratulations Taylor and Alison. I know you will have double the joy with your second child. Enjoy every moment because the time goes fast.
melissa

Lou on

yayyyyyyyy from a HUGE foo fan!! brilliant news, glad they’re spending their break doing something productive (quite literally,lol)

Foo’s are ace, loving the yummy daddies of rock! x

Kathleen on

I had heard about this, but didn’t want to speculate in case I was wrong.. lol.. Glad that they’ve made this official! Congrats to them both!

Lou on

is it just me or is alison wearing the same dress as at last years grammys shortly after giving birth to shane?

http://images.craveonline.com/article_imgs/Image/TheFamilyFoo-Grammys2008-Arrivals.jpg

not the best pic i have seen but shows the dress…

Kathleen on

Hmm.. the dresses do look similar. I know that Jordyn has worn that [lovely] raspberry dress from Clive’s party before.

And not trying to steal the show from the Hawkins, but Dave & Jordyn are having a girl in April!! Read it in Rolling Stone today!!! [http://www.rollingstone.com/blogs/smokingsection/2009/02/did-you-know-that-dave-grohl-i.php]

I’m very happy for BOTH couples!

Larry on

Congrats to Alison and Taylor from the Blue Iguana golf group Fairfax, VA!!

Simon G. on

Taylor is one of the coolest rock stars in the business.

Rita Austin on

Taylor, I am your dad’s cousin, Rita Carter Austin. My mom, Leeodas and your grandmother, Aunt Josie were sisters. It’s great to see a picture of you and your wife. Congratulations on your second child. When I went to see your Grandmother, she always talked about you. Hope Jerry is doing good. Maybe we will see him sometime. I miss him a lot. Love, Rita

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