Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard have revealed that they are having a baby boy come the spring, despite initial thoughts that they were expecting a girl.
"I was really excited," Derick told People. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special."
The couple had a special gender-reveal ultrasound on Saturday, then shared the big news with the rest of the family. more >>
Atheist TV host Bill Maher has criticized Islam again on his HBO show "Real Time," this time speaking out against the death sentence for blasphemy handed to a Christian mother of five from Pakistan.
"This is not a blogger, this is not a mob on the street, this is a very high court in Pakistan [that said] a woman said a bad thing about the prophet, and now she must due.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said pastors from across the United States should send "thousands and thousands" of Bibles and sermons to the Houston mayor who demanded pastors turn over their sermons to the government due to their objection to an LGBT discrimination city ordinance.
"I hope she gets thousands and thousands of sermons and Bibles," Huckabee said on his Fox News show Saturday, referring to Mayor Annise D. Parker.
"It ought to make you mad that the mayor thinks she can turn in her pastors. And so I got an idea," Huckabee explained. "If she wants a sermon, here is my suggestion. I would like to ask every pastor in America, not only the ones in Houston, to send her your sermons and go ahead. Obviously she could use a few. And everybody watching the show ought to send her a Bible." more >>
Michelle Williams is starring in the upcoming Oxygen series "Fix My Choir" and is revealing that sometimes people in choirs can have more egos than mainstream singing groups.
Williams, 33, and co-star Haddon, 41, are gearing up to help gospel choirs in churches, schools, and communities with the upcoming Oxygen network reality television series that is slated for a Nov. 5 debut at 10 p.m. ET. The pair of gospel singers will serve as mentors for choirs who may be struggling.
Williams was questioned about the difference between mentoring a choir, an R&B group or pop group when speaking to Oxygen before the show officially airs next month. The singer was candid about some of the major differences she has noticed, which includes some people being egotistical. more >>
Before saying "I do," Jill Duggar and now-husband Derick Dillard went through premarital counseling with her parents, Jim Bob and Michelle.
"The four of us meet on a weekly basis for counseling," Michelle explained in the most recent episode of "19 Kids and Counting." "I believe it is our responsibility to equip our children to be prepared for that next step in life of marriage."
It's no secret that the Duggar parents are thoroughly involved in their children's relationships; they see every text message exchange and even participate in the texts as well, and they thoroughly vet their children's suitors before the children even meet them. Jim Bob was the one to arrange the meeting between daughters Jill and Jessa and their husbands. more >>
Phaedra Parks, an Atlanta attorney and cast member of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," is opening up about the difficulty she has had dealing with crimes committed by her estranged husband Apollo Nida that has resulted in him being sent to prison.
Nida is currently serving an eight-year prison sentence for bank theft and identity fraud charges, while Parks has been left to care for the pair's two young sons. While appearing on talk show host Ellen DeGeneres' show recently, Parks insisted she knew nothing about her husband's criminal activity.
"I really didn't. I work. I just got my fifth college degree," Parks said on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." "I am pretty much an overachiever. I have two very small children." more >>