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Oops! Armie Hammer Reveals the Sex of His Second Child: ‘I’m In So Much Trouble’

09/30/2016 at 12:15 PM ET

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Armie Hammer just dropped the hammer on keeping his baby’s sex under wraps.

The actor, 30, is expecting his second child with his wife Elizabeth Chambers some time next year — and the dad-to-be slipped that he will no longer be outnumbered by his wife and 22-month-old daughter Harper Grace.

Hammer started out okay in his interview with Jimmy Kimmel on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday and simply said, “We have another child on the way.”

But when it came to answering Kimmel’s question about the baby’s sex, Hammer made it pretty clear that a boy is on the way.

“I do know,” he says about the sex of his unborn child. “You can find out now at nine weeks, which is really bizarre. They do a blood test. It’s crazy. They test if there’s hormones in there. They go, ‘Oh, you’ve got testosterone — so you’ve either got balls or you’re having a baby boy.’ ”

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Jennifer Garner Is ‘Kind of Panicked’ About Daughter Violet Having a Laptop: She’s Not on Social Media ‘But I Know It’s Coming’

09/29/2016 at 03:35 PM ET

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Jennifer Garner is trying her best to lead by example for her three kids.

Garner, 44, shares daughters Violet, 10, and Seraphina, 7, and son Samuel, 4, with Ben Affleck, and told TODAY Parents about her latest challenge: raising a preteen.

“We just had back to school night, and I said afterwards, ‘Do they need a computer?’ ” she says. “Our daughter doesn’t have any of those things, and she’s the only kid in the class who doesn’t, apparently, so I found an old laptop this weekend for her.”

She continues, “I am kind of panicked about it. She’s not on social media yet — her school has a no social media policy until 6th grade — but I know it’s coming soon.”

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Padma Lakshmi Wants Her Daughter to Get a Degree Before Entering Show Business: ‘She Wants to Be a Pop Star’

09/29/2016 at 01:15 PM ET

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Padma Lakshmi‘s daughter might be better suited for the stage than the runway.

On Wednesday, the proud mom sat down with PEOPLE Now’s Jeremy Parsons to talk about her new book The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices — and to share the interests and latest milestones of her 6½-year-old daughter Krishna Thea.

For now, Krishna wants to be the next pop sensation.

“She’s very clear on what she wants to do,” Lakshmi says. “Right now she wants to be a pop star and she has music lessons three out of seven days of the week.”

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Luke Bryan on Raising Nephew Til After His Brother-in-Law’s Death: ‘We Woke Up and Had a Teenager in Our Midst’

09/29/2016 at 10:30 AM ET

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Luke Bryan has learned a few important lessons about parenting a teenager — far sooner than he had expected.

The singer stepped up to care for nephew Til and nieces Kris and Jordan after the sudden death of Bryan’s brother-in-law in 2014. The children’s father had been raising his kids on his own following Bryan’s late sister’s death in 2007.

Bryan and his wife Caroline have since settled into life with 14-year-old Til, who now lives with the family in Nashville. The country crooner calls their blended group “a social experiment” — an “amazing” one, he notes.

“We woke up and had a teenager in our midst, but we love it,” Bryan tells PEOPLE. “It’s nothing but positive. Til is having a blast and I think he’s finally settled in being in Nashville.”

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Sara Rue Says Her Daughter Is a ‘Little Sassy’ – But Great at Time Management

09/28/2016 at 04:00 PM ET

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She’s only 3½, but Sara Rue‘s daughter Talulah has places to go and people to see.

Rue tells PEOPLE at the Younger and Impastor premiere party Tuesday in New York City that Talulah has started adhering to a strict schedule.

“She’s super funny. She’s very specific with her time,” says Rue.

Recently, Talulah was headed to a neighbor’s house with a babysitter when she marched into her parents’ room to say her farewells, Rue shares.

“And she goes, ‘Mom, Dad, gotta go. Air hugs,’ ” Rue tells PEOPLE, laughing. “And I was like, ‘Talulah, real hugs.’ And she went, ‘Don’t have time, ma.’ And slammed the door and left.”
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Idina Menzel Reveals Why Son Walker Hates Her Singing — and Frozen

09/27/2016 at 05:30 PM ET

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A lot of people would like to hear Idina Menzel sing. In fact, they would pay big bucks to do so. But her 7-year-old son Walker Nathaniel is definitely not one of them.

The vocal superstar, a household name from her role as Elphaba in the original Broadway cast of Wicked and more recently in box office-busting Disney smash Frozen, recently stopped by PEOPLE Now to dish on her new full length, idina.

It’s safe to say that the album probably won’t make Walker’s personal playlist.

“He doesn’t like to hear Mommy sing!” Menzel, 45, tells PEOPLE of her son with ex-husband Taye Diggs. “The few times I’ve tried — I’d say, ‘Want to hear what Mommy did in the studio today?’ — the first song on the album is called ‘Small World’ and he started cry!”
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Jennifer Garner Opens Up About Starting a New School Year with Three Kids: ‘It’s Crazy Town!’

09/27/2016 at 03:45 PM ET

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Most parents can attest to the fact that the first few weeks of a new school year can be a little chaotic, and Jennifer Garner is no exception.

“Everything shifts,” Garner tells PEOPLE. “It’s crazy town. I always feel like September is bananas, doing initial meetings, meetings for room mom, field trips. It’s crazy, but good.”

The busy mom of Violet, 10, Seraphina, 7 and Samuel, 4, her children with Ben Affleck, is also focused on raising awareness for a cause very close to her heart. Garner, also a longtime ambassador for Save the Children, has teamed up with Huggies during National Diaper Need Awareness Week. Huggies No Baby Unhugged  program will donate 7.5 million diapers and wipes to Baby2Baby, where they will be distributed to families in need.

“Families desperately need diapers,” says Garner, 44. “And if they’re choosing between diapers and food for their kids, that is a problem. With enough of those stressors in a mother’s life, it leads to toxic stress. How is a child supposed to be a happy baby and sweet and interact if they are uncomfortable and they have a rash? This [donation helps to] lift that worry off mothers’ shoulders.”

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