TODAY   |  November 02, 2013

Something in the water? Baby boom hits Hollywood

“Don’t go to Hollywood unless you want to come back knocked up,” joked Chris Witherspoon, editor of thegrio.com, who shares the latest celebrity headlines with TODAY’s Erica Hill and Lester Holt.

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>>> headlines, something of a baby boom happening in

>> chris weatherspoon is here to take us through it all. good to see you.

>> thank you.

>> nice to have you with us this morning. the latest baby boom , there are a few ladies out there expecting and showing off the bump.

>> yes.

>> but the big excitement surrounding kerry washington with a huge hit with "scandal" on "snl" tonight"?z and reportedly pregnant.

>> they came out she is four months pregnant. she has kept this a secret and hasn't talked too much about it but a lot of kerry washington 's life is a secret. she got married four months ago to her nfl boyfriend nnamdi asomugha . we will watch her tonight guest hosting "snl."

>> you think they write the bump in the scandal?

>> i think they might. there was an actress bellamy who was on "ellen" saying a big bomb will drop on the big show .

>> she is not the only starlet we noted who is expecting.

>> i think something out in the water there in hollywood . kendra wilkinson was announcing she is pregnant and others are pregnant. don't go to hollywood unless you want to come back.

>> i'll stay here.

>> i want to ask you about gwyneth paltrow . a lot of people like her and some don't. i like the stand she is tag. i don't care.

>> she is normally so private. she was named by "people" magazine the most beautiful person in the world and one month later she is called the most hated celebrity):ve in hollywood . she is lashing out and speaking back and saying you know what? i don't care what you think. she says, i don't care bleep what you think, she is cursing and she said she is in a close circle of family and friends and cares what they think about her but she doesn't care what others think of her. she is incredible actress and is beautiful and has two kids and a great marriage from what we know of.

>> i have a feeling this is not the last we will hear from of this back and forth between the two.

>> i think she should speak out and hold her ground.

>> we spoke about the jonas brothers canceling their tours and nowz

>> a few weeks ago took down their twitter page and announced this week they are breaking up. they are brothers and not they break up forever as a family but the group has seen better days. the brothers are talking about how they couldn't come to terms on their new album and find out what their new song was going to be. they have grown up now. one bother is married and has a reality show .

>> there will be a reunion tour to come.

>> it could happen on the plaza. you never know.

>> 20 million albums sold so they have to come back and do it again.

>> chris, thanks.