— While the Brangelina gang hangs out in the south of France awaiting the arrival of their newest members, a couple of the Pitt-Jolie kids got a sneak peek at what’s in store.
According to E! Online, Angelina scheduled a sonogram over the weekend, and Brad brought 7-year-old Maddox and 4-year-old Pax for a virtual meet-and-greet with their siblings-to-be.
“Angie was due for a scan and they thought it would be cool to do it on Mother's Day and take Maddox and Pax along to see the twins for themselves on the sonogram machine,” a family insider told E! News.
Zahara, 3, and Shiloh, who’ll turn 2 later this month, stayed behind while their brothers shared the rare tot opportunity. The source said the outing was just another example of Brad and Angie’s hands-on approach to parenthood.
“Brad and Angelina are very big on explaining things in a very simple way to their kids and they want the kids to feel included in the process of her pregnancy. Having them see the babies for themselves was a really exciting day out for them all.”
Hayden’s Hollywood dilemma
Hayden Panettiere figures tabloid fame is a losing game. In an interview with Teen Vogue, the “Heroes” hottie complained about the celebrity burden of fabrications in print.
"In Hollywood, there is no such thing as being a nice girl. Or being, you know, not messed up,” Hayden assured the magazine. “If you’re not, they’ll make you that way.”
Keeping one’s personal life personal doesn’t even help matters, according to the actress. “Nothing is private,” she said. “And when they write about you, it's almost completely false."
So all those photos and rumors about her and her much older co-star Milo Ventimilgia are false? Well, Hayden won’t go that far. “I'll not comment until the day I die!”
Carmen Electra’s guy guide
Twice married and now engaged, Carmen Electra finally feels qualified to tell the women of the world the secrets to snagging the perfect man. In the upcoming issue of Cosmopolitan, the former “Baywatch” babe waxes guy wise.
First, Carmen recommends women always remain at the ready. That means packing a survival kit of female essentials, lest the right man comes along only to spot his potential ladylove looking like her regular self. "Keep a sexiness kit in the car or in a drawer at work with the essentials in it — perfume, lip gloss and a pair of heels because they'll help you better showcase your legs,” Carmen advises.
As if that tidbit weren’t enough, Carmen believes in getting physical to get attention. “Accidentally making physical contact, whether it’s using his shoulder to steady yourself or picking an imaginary piece of lint off his shirt, does two things — it gauges his interest in you and lets him know you’re comfortable around him.”
Of course it might also lead him to believe you’re drunk and see things that aren’t there, but — hey! — either way, you’ve got his attention.
Dish on the fly
Is nothing sacred to Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt? The unreal reality TV pair spent Mother’s Day presenting Heidi’s mom with flowers, an enormous card and an awkward-looking photo op. Just Jared published the shots of the publicity-loving couple giving Mama Montag treats, all the while looking away from her so as to show their “best sides” to the cameras. … If Pete Wentz gets his way, he and Ashlee Simpson will have a wedding to remember. "I think we're going to have our theme based around ‘Gremlins 2,’” the Fall Out Boy rocker said in a quote posted to CelebEdge. “We could have it take place in a mall and there could be little green naked monsters running about! We could even have Gizmo as a guest!” Fans of celebrity weddings can only hope Pete’s not joking!
Tabloid Tidbits is compiled by Ree Hines.