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Halsey Wants ‘to Be a Mom More Than a Pop Star’ After Suffering Miscarriage

07/28/2016 at 08:37 PM ET

Halsey gave her most emotional and open interview yet. The singer got candid with Rolling Stone about a defining moment from her summer 2015. “Last year on tour I got pregnant,” Halsey, 21, revealed.

Months before the Aug. 28 release date of her first record Badlands, the New Jersey-native had discovered she was expecting while getting ready for a concert in her Chicago hotel room. She began panicking and instantly questioning what to do next. “What happens? Do I lose my record deal? Do I lose everything? Or do I keep [the pregnancy]?” Halsey recalled that moment. “What are the fans going to think? What are the moms going to think? What is the Midwest going to think? What’s f—ing everyone going to think?”


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Hours before going onstage, Halsey screamed in shock when she found herself bleeding from the waist down in her hotel bed. “‘I have to cancel the show,'” she remembered her first reaction being. But in the end, Halsey asked her assistant to buy adult diapers at the drugstore. Though no one had forced her to go on with the show, she put on a diaper and took two Percocets to do her job.

“It’s the angriest performance that I’ve ever done in my life. That was the moment of my life where I thought to myself, ‘I don’t feel like a f—ing human being anymore,'” Halsey said. “This thing, this music, Halsey, whatever it is that I’m doing, took precedence and priority over every decision that I made regarding this entire situation from the moment I found out until the moment it went wrong. I walked offstage and went into the parking lot and just started throwing up.”

Halsey still isn’t sure why she suffered a miscarriage, and still “beat[s] [herself] up for it.” Her busy work schedule had led her to exhaustion and had consistently landed her in the hospital.

“I think that the reason it happened is just the lifestyle I was living. I wasn’t drinking. I wasn’t doing drugs. I was f—ing overworked,” she said blaming herself. “In the hospital every couple of weeks because I was dehydrated, needing bags of IVs brought to my greenroom. I was anemic, I was fainting. My body just broke the f— down.”

Her music career is high-demand and successful than ever, but Halsey hasn’t reached her ultimate goal of becoming a parent. “I want to be a mom more than I want to be a pop star. More than I want to be anything in the world,” she concluded.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Does Diaper Duty: ‘I’m the #1 Man for the Job’

07/28/2016 at 03:15 PM ET

Even dirty diapers don’t faze Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

Johnson took to Instagram Thursday to give a glimpse into his everyday daddy duties with his 7-month-old daughter Jasmine — and prove that his parenting skills are on point no matter the time or place.

“Regardless of where we’re at … when #2 happens with my baby girl … I’m the #1 man for the job,” the actor and wrestler, 44, joked, sharing a photo of himself flashing a grin while changing his baby girl.

Along with smiling, strong-arm and “100” emojis, Johnson good-naturedly added the hashtags, “#TheWorkinMan,” “#DaddysGotU,” “#JustKeepPlayinWithYourToysMama” and “#IWillDealWithMyBackSpasmsLater.”

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Sarah Chalke Welcomes Daughter Frances

07/28/2016 at 02:45 PM ET

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Time to find some baby-sized Scrubs — Sarah Chalke is a mom again!

The actress and her fiancé, entertainment lawyer Jamie Afifi, welcomed daughter Frances Afifi on Thursday, April 28, Chalke confirms to PEOPLE.

Frances is named after her maternal great grandfather and will go by Frankie.

Frankie is the second child for the couple, who are already parents to 6½-year-old son Charlie Rhodes.

“I’m excited to have both experiences in having a girl and a boy,” Chalke, 39, tells PEOPLE. “I grew up with three girls and [when] I found out I was having a boy, I was like, ‘Wait, how do I do this?’ ”

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Who Ya Gonna Call?! Watch Hilary Duff’s Son Luca Belt Out Ghostbusters Theme

07/28/2016 at 01:15 PM ET

Looks like Hilary Duff might have a future Ghostbuster on her hands!

On Wednesday, the actress and singer posted an adorable video to Instagram. In it, her 4-year-old son Luca Cruz gives the original singers of the franchise’s famous theme song a run for their money.

“Who ya gonna call?!” the blond cutie begins, before pausing to start over. “I mean, I mean … something strange, in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!”

“Woo, so good!” Duff, 28, praises her son after he delivers the lyrics perfectly.

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Ellen Pompeo on Raising Her Mixed-Race Daughters to ‘See a Lot of Images of Beautiful, Powerful, Strong Black Women’

07/28/2016 at 01:00 PM ET

Ellen Pompeo is looking to the strong women of the world to set a good example for her girls.

Specifically, the mom of daughters Sienna May, 2 next month, and 6½-year-old Stella Luna celebrates the success of African American women — and makes it a point to show off their accomplishments to her children.

“My daughters are black so it’s very important to me that they see a lot of images of beautiful, powerful, strong black women,” the Grey’s Anatomy actress, 46, tells PEOPLE.

“Every time there is a black woman on a magazine cover, whether it is Kerry Washington or whoever it is, I make sure that magazine is in my house and on my table. For me, that’s super important.”

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Ike Barinholtz Welcomes Daughter Payton June

07/28/2016 at 12:15 PM ET

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There are now sisters in the house of Ike Barinholtz!

The funnyman actor, 39, and wife Erica Hanson welcomed their second child on Thursday, March 10, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Their daughter Payton June Barinholtz joins 3-year-old big sister Foster.

Barinholtz, who’s perhaps most well known for his portrayal of nurse Morgan Tookers in The Mindy Project, has been married to Hanson since 2009.

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Courtney Stodden Pens Letter to the Baby She Lost: ‘My Tears May Never Stop Falling’

07/28/2016 at 11:00 AM ET

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Courtney Stodden is continuing to be open about her grief over the loss of her unborn child — this time addressing the baby she lost directly.

“My precious Angel,” begins a letter Stodden, who miscarried at around 13 weeks earlier in July, posted to Instagram late Wednesday evening.

“I never had a chance to hold your tiny hand. Never will I get to kiss your little warm feet. Never will I have the fortune to look into your precious eyes.”

The note by Stodden, who broke the news she and husband of five years Doug Hutchison were expecting a baby in May, also included wishes she had for her child.

“I hope that you know I wanted to give you life … a beautiful life — and desired so much to watch you grow into an incredible human being,” the model and reality star, 21, continues.

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