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We have amazing news – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his girlfriend Lauren Hashian are expecting their first child together.

The Rock’s pebble has been confirmed by Us Weekly. A source reportedly told the site:

“They are so excited!” the insider tells Us of Johnson and Hashian, who have been together for nine years.

The Rock and Lauren’s bundle of joy will be a great addition to their family, which also includes the famed actor’s 14-year-old daughter and two French bulldog puppies. Mazel Tov!

Ice Cube is in grind mode.

Fresh off his Straight Outta Compton success, the actor, rapper, and filmmaker is all set to play a modern-day Scrooge in Humbug. Deadline reports:

Universal Pictures has won a four-studio bidding battle to acquire Humbug, a spec that is fast coming together for Ice Cube to star in the title role, with Tim Story directing a contemporary retelling of the Charles Dickens’ tale A Christmas Carol. In the modern version, Cube will play a wealthy real estate mogul shown a path to redemption by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.

We can’t wait to see Cube do his thing. Humbug is set for a potential 2017 release, so stay tuned.

As my father would say, Eva Mendes is a stone cold fox – and even more so after having a kid with Ryan Gosling.

The actress hit up The Wendy Williams Show on Wednesday and spoke all about motherhood, hating the pressure to “bounce back” after giving birth, and more. She told Wendy:

“I feel like we can be really hard on each other,” the 41-year-old said when asked about losing baby weight. “That whole term ‘bounce back’ after pregnancy. I don’t know. I don’t like that terminology.”

Eva continued:

“Look, if you go into the bikini two weeks after, good for you, but that wasn’t me. I just feel like we as women need to support each other more.”

Check out more highlights from her rare appearance here.

Even after being diagnosed with throat cancer this past March, Big Ang (aka Angela Raiola) has such an amazing spirit.

The Mob Wives veteran told PEOPLE she believes it all happened for a reason and she’s focused on turning her life around. The site reports:

“Things happen for a reason,” says Raiola, 55, a former bar owner, mother of two and grandmother. “I’d smoked for 40 years. No one could tell me what to do.” But that all changed when she got the news that she was staring down cancer. “[The tumor] was blocking my airway,” says Raiola. “I quit smoking the day I found out.”

Ang continues:

A week after the diagnosis, she underwent surgery on the left side of her throat and then in June, again on the right. “The doctors are saying that I’m a very lucky person,” she says. “I caught this at stage 2.” But the ordeal continues to take a toll. Having opted for surgery over chemo treatments, Raiola says, “If I had known, I might have picked the treatments. It feels like they cut my head off and put it back on.”

Her husband has been very supportive, and Ang is grateful for that:

Thanks to her husband of six years, Neil Murphy, 42, she didn’t have to go it alone. “He slept in the hospital on the chair every night,” says Raiola. He’s very supportive.” Though she admits their relationship these days is just “okay.” Says Raiola, “Cancer puts a lot of pressure on your marriage.” Now, her new normal involves regular CAT scans and a grueling recuperation process. “I’m learning how to swallow again,” she says. “I have a phobia of choking. I’m just doing the best I can, taking it day by day.”

We’re keeping our favorite Mob Wife in our prayers.

SOURCE: Us Weekly, Deadline, Mom & Babies, PEOPLE | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

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