Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have welcomed their second child into the world.
What really deserves our congratulations (and admiration) though, is the fact that she had the baby TWO WEEKS ago and nobody knew!
The baby girl, named Amada Lee Gosling who was born on April 29, is a sister to their 20 month old daughter Esmeralda. The unusual name Amada is after Eva's grandmother, which Eva revealed in 2014 means "beloved" in Spanish.
The notoriously private couple met on set of The Place Behind The Pines in 2011 and since then have kept their relationship to themselves. It was only in mid-April that news of Eva's second pregnancy broke when she was spotted hiding her baby bump—which bearing in mind she was pretty much nine months pregnant by that stage is kind of hard to do.
The only reason the news of the baby's birth has come out now is that some lowlife at the hospital told TMZ, who then obtained a copy of the baby's birth certificate.
I really hope the hospital (Providence St John's Health Center in Santa Monica) find out who sold out the new parents' privacy for a fast buck and fire them. Seriously, we all love a bit of celebrity gossip (some of us even make a living out of it), but just because a person's job makes them famous, it doesn't entitle us to know every single detail of their private lives when they patently don't court 24/7 publicity.
Gosling and Mendes have always kept a low profile and are most definitely not cut from the same celebrity cloth as the Kardashians, who are such media whores they had to be treated for the DTs in Cuba last week when they only had intermittent wifi. Seriously.
The couple don't call up the paps every time they leave the house and they don't update us via social media every time they fart. I mean, can you imagine a world where every second of a Kardashian pregnancy from conception to afterbirth isn't pimped out by the Momager™ on Instagram and E!? No, us neither. Pimp Momma Kris's head must be spinning permanently right now until she can come up with a way to kash in on son Rob's impending fatherhood (she'll have to wrestle kontrol from Blac Chyna)—you can imagine her sitting behind her desk in her darkened office screaming hysterically at her assistants as they feverishly crush up Xanax to sneak into her morning cheeseburger.
Anyway, I digress...back to Eva and Ryan.
And before anyone points out the irony that Popdust too are writing about the secret baby...we know! But it's out there now so the news is fair game—our point is, it's totally unfair that they've had this news made public before they were ready.
John Stamos and Paula Abdul:
Hold up… take two steps back! Do you remember that these two dated briefly in the early ‘90s? If things carried on, Full House could have had an Aunt Paula. Of course, we’ll never know what actually broke up the pair, but Stamos has said in interviews that all the unwanted and relentless media attention was too much to handle. Granted, they were a hot looking couple. Rumors have swirled that Abdul’s hit, Cold Hearted Snake, was written about Stamos, so that’s a bummer. We’re thinking perhaps it was more of a case of Opposites Attract. They say they remained friends, so that’s encouraging. Aren’t they both still single? Maybe Paula could say she’s Forever Your Girl to John after all.
Lance Armstrong and Ashley Olsen:
You may recall that the cycling stud dated crooner Sheryl Crow and fashion designer Tory Burch, but you probably never would have expected he romanced one of the pint-sized Olsen twins! Yep, Armstrong and Olsen dated briefly in 2007 but the fling didn’t last long, some say because of pressure from his “people” who said it was bad for his image due to their considerable age gap. Uh, what about the doping? As we know, this couple didn’t last, but it seems Olsen is still into older gents as her current beau is nearly 20 years her senior. Hey, at least she isn’t with John Stamos!
Jerry Ferrara and Jamie-Lynn Sigler:
Back in 2008, Jamie-Lynn Sigler met Jerry Ferrara on the set of the HBO hit, Entourage. They got together as actors on the show, but who knew they also were an entourage of two in real life? Talk about bringing your work home with you! Just like her character dumped Turtle on the show, Sigler called it quits with Ferrara in real life too after about a year of dating. Thankfully, her Sopranos days were over, or else who knows what would have happened to poor Jerry!
Nick Lachey and Kim Kardashian:
This one comes as a major shocker, perhaps because we’ve been conditioned to learn about Kim’s suitors via sex tape. All (sorta) kidding aside, the romance between these two totally flew under the radar, probably because the fling was so short lived, kinda like Kim’s 72 day marriage. Lachey has said in interviews that she wanted to date him after his divorce from Jessica Simpson to “get famous”. Well, we are not sure it was Nick’s doing, but she sure got what she wished for! Both are happily married to other people now and are growing their gorgeous families. Perhaps 98 degrees just wasn’t hot enough for Kim!
Tom Cruise and Cher:
If she could Turn Back Time, Cher would reminisce about her cougar days romancing the then much less well-known Tom Cruise. Believe it or not, this unlikely duo shacked up in the ‘80s. On Watch What Happens Live, Cher confessed that the Scientology star was one of her top 5 lovers and was a total sweetheart. Of course, we all know this unusual couple didn’t make it, but then again, neither did any of his marriages. Perhaps if Cruise Believes in Life After Love as does Cher, they can reunite, but we think that would be a Mission Impossible.