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Ellen Pompeo’s Family Goes Vegan

Grey’s Anatomy Leading Lady Ellen Pompeo Puts Her Whole Family on a Vegan Diet

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo has played one of our most beloved doctors on TV over the past 14-years but the actress is taking advice from her real-life doctor and has switched her entire household into the vegan lifestyle.

Ellen is the latest Hollywood elite that has decided to give veganism a try for not only herself but her entire tribe. Pompeo revealed to People magazine on her deciding factor to what many may think is drastic and she talks about how easy of a transition it has been for the entire family.

“I just went to my yearly appointment a couple of weeks ago and Dr. Kristi Funk told me about her book.” Dr. Funk just released her book Breasts: The Owner’s Manual. Ellen went on to explain, “Since then my whole family has gone completely vegan.”

“Dr. Funk told me she turned her three kids completely vegan and I came home from my appointment with her where she basically gave me the information…and I said, That’s it, we’re all vegan.’”

Ellen, 48, flipped the food script not only for herself but husband Chris Ivery, and her three kiddos Stella, 8, Sienna, 3, and Eli, 1. For most families giving up meat and dairy can seem daunting even unimaginable but the actress said its been a fun and seamless transition on their new road of health.

“It’s super fun. I don’t think it’s tricky at all-it’s actually easier because meat you have to cook it before it goes bad. Grains and lentils and rice and beans, everything’s in the pantry already. You just have to get vegetables, but vegetables stay good for a week and I think we all feel better.”

Ellen brought her eldest daughter Stella to Dr. Funk’s launch party for her book and when asked what food she misses most since changing to the vegan lifestyle the young girl admitted she was “missing bacon,” and had “tried fake bacon today.” She said when asked how her palette enjoyed the vegan version of bacon she replied, “It’s okay.”

But Ellen Pompeo said it’s not just for health reason that she decided to make the jump to veganism, the global issue took a big part in making such a diet commitment. “I think we’re at a critical point for our planet and in the United States, this health issue is out of control, the obesity, the diabetes everything…Sickness is a huge business, I know that really, really well. The message of veganism is not one that they want to get out but not only will it help us, it helps the planet.”

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Daphne Oz Shares Selfie of Her Baby Bump

By now almost every fan of The Chew knows that Daphne Oz, 31, is expecting her third child any day now. Daphne Nur Oz and her husband, John Jovanovic, decided to share the latest baby-bump pic, at 38 weeks no less, on Instagram. Though the couple has not yet decided on a name for the newest addition to their family, the baby will join older siblings Philo and John-John as the tiniest member of the trio. Headlines proclaiming that “Daphne Oz shows off 38-week baby bump in selfie” showed up online and in print media early this week.

?✨well…we are very close now. 193lbs (so my doctor tells me – i don’t own a scale). definitively not all baby. taking this picture last night, it was just going to be for our family – i have collages of each baby growing in my belly and try to write myself little reminders of what it felt like to know their movements and the excitement of holding them inside me before I got to know the actual people that would emerge. but i decided to share it with all of you because the female body is worth so much more than objectification, scrutiny, comparison, hatred…we do so much in this skin. we all have complex relationships with the history of how we get comfortable living in and owning it. mine has been a long, winding journey forward and back and forward again. and then there are moments like this that are a perfect duality: heavy and light, exhausted and exhilarated, unrecognizable and yet distinctly me (plus someone else). these last few weeks of pregnancy have gone so fast and slow and it got me thinking about a lot. i feel like you guys think these thoughts too. BIG LOVE!!❤️

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The 31-year-old commentator, nutrition author and frequent face on TV discussion programs noted “… we are very close now,” after sharing the touching photo with her Instagram followers early this week. Even though her physician logged her weight at 193 pounds, the svelte nutrition guru was quick to add that she and her husband do not have a scale in their home.

The photo was originally intended for “family sharing” only but Oz eventually sent it out to a much wider audience due to her beliefs about combating negative concepts of the female body. Her father, noted TV doctor Mehmet Oz, has a viewership of millions for his daily informational show that touches on virtually all aspects of health and nutrition. Daphne grew up in an atmosphere where eating and nutrition were of key importance in life.

The intrepid media personality already has complete collages of her other two children as they advanced along the growth cycle inside her body, recently noting that she kept a pregnancy diary each time, in which notations were made about how all stages of growth felt and what her impressions were as the child got ready for the big day.

Calling her new family a “party of 5,” the eldest child of Dr. Oz pointed out that she and her husband, John, were delighted to learn of the pregnancy and went on to mention that the new child will be a girl. That means the family of five will consist of two males and three females altogether.

Their daughter Philo is already 3 years old, while John-John is just approaching his second birthday. Philo’s full name is Philomena Bijou and John-John’s is Jovan Jr.

Daphne Oz is a sought-after speaker on topics ranging from healthcare to lifestyle and has already chalked up some major gigs on her resume by appearing at Maria Shriver’s “Governor’s Women’s Conference” and at the prestigious Aspen Institute’s wellness forum in 2009.

In addition to those activities, Oz is the face of non-profit HealthCorps, an organization that helps young people as they struggle with learning about exercise, nutrition, and stress. HealthCorps programs are in place all over the U.S., currently taking place in more than 50 schools.

The happy couple has been married since August of 2010, having met in college at Princeton. After a civil ceremony initially, John and Daphne opted for two religious ceremonies, one of which was in a church and the other in the private home of Daphne’s grandparents.

Princeton grad and best-selling nutrition author, the TV host celeb’s Instagram pic of her 38-week bump went viral the minute it entered the cyberspace stream.

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Twinning! A Look At 20 Celebrity Families With Twins

Twinning in Tinseltown! It’s double the cuteness for some of our favorite high-profile families. In an exclusive look at celebrity families with multiples, we’re celebrating Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka‘s 7-year-old twins Harper and Gideon, and Julia Roberts and Danny Moder‘s 12-year-old twins Hazel and Phinnaeus, and Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon‘s 6-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe, to name a few.

And we love some of the newest twins in Tinseltown too, including Beyoncé and Jay-Z‘s 5-month-old twins Sir and Rumi, and George Clooney and Amal Clooney‘s 5-month-old twins Alexander and Ella.

Not to mention the twins on-the-way, including Hillary Scott and Chris Tyrrell‘s daughters, and Shaun T and Scott Blokker‘s babies.

Let’s take a look at 20 high-profile families with multiples.

Tinseltown’s twins who are tots & older:

Supernatural star Jensen Ackles and wife Danneel Harris Ackles welcomed their twins — son Zeppelin Bram and daughter Arrow Rhodes — on Dec. 2, 2016.

Since then, the Smallville star, 39, has shared snapshots of his adorable twins via Instagram.

In September, the Days of our Lives alum posted a photo of his tots crawling on the floor.

For the kids, y'all.

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And in August, Ackles shared a selfie with his three children, including 4-year-old daughter JJ.

My 8 month old son's selfie skills are scary good. Happy Friday folks.

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The Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood and wife Sally Wood welcomed their twin daughters — Gracie Jane and Alice Rose — on May 30, 2016.

The twins have grown accustomed the daddy’s rockstar lifestyle. Last month, the proud mama, 39, posted a photo of their family boarding the band’s private jet.

Bonjour Paris! ??

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Earlier in October, Sally shared a snapshot of the twins exploring while backstage.

Babes on tour #soundcheck

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Material mom Madonna recently adopted 5-year-old daughters Estere and Stella from Malawi.

“It’s like they’ve always been here,” the Vogue hitmaker, 59, recently gushed of her adoption joy.

In February, the pop superstar announced her adoption news, saying, “I am deeply grateful to all those in Malawi who helped make this possible.”

Since then, the Papa Don’t Preach singer has shared several photos of her growing girls via Instagram.

Wild At Heart! ?????????

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True Blood costars Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin welcomed their twins — son Charlie and daughter Poppy — in Sept. 2012.

Shortly after their premature birth, Moyer said they were thrilled about the twins’ development.

“I think Anna’s very excited about them walking… It’s just all so amazing — they had a tough start,” he shared.

The actor added: “They were early and it was touch and go there for a while and so anything is amazing. Spitting up the first solid food is just fantastic!”

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer
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Avatar star Zoe Saldana and her husband, Italian artist Marco Perego-Saldana, welcomed their twin sons – Cy and Bowie — on Nov. 27, 2014.

The Star Trek actress has opened up about delivering the twins prematurely via emergency C-section.

“The boys came at 32 weeks,” Saldana shared. “They found protein in my urine; my platelets crashed. I didn’t qualify for an epidural, so I delivered under general anesthetic. I didn’t even meet them until a day later.”

After their birth, the twins spent time in the NICU.

“Looking back, I think the boys were 3 or 4 months old, and one morning I woke up with just this flood of emotions,” said the actress. “[My husband] had them, too, and we were able to have our deconstruction session in the bathroom while they were napping, to say to each other, ‘Holy s—, did we come close to it all changing forever?’ We allowed ourselves to have a moment of ‘poor us.’ And that was it. Then somebody cried, and it was ‘Got to go!’ ”

Zoe Saldana and twins
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Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off star Matthew Broderick, welcomed their twin daughters Tabitha and Loretta on June 22, 2009.

When the twins turned 7, the proud mama shared online birthday greetings for her daughters.

“Happy birthday to our lovely, funny, dear, surprising, sparkling and beloved Loretta and Tabitha who today are 7 years old. Let the celebrations begin. X, sj,” SJP captioned the image of her twins.

Sarah Jessica Parker and twins
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Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez and her ex-husband, I Need You hitmaker Marc Anthony, welcomed their twins — son Max and daughter Emme — on Feb. 22, 2008.

Lopez, 48, has opened up about co-parenting the twins with her ex.

“When it comes to work, I never get tired. But with personal failures, I have thought, ‘This is too hard.’ When my marriage ended, it was not easy to find forgiveness,” J.Lo admitted. “It wasn’t the dream that I had hoped for, and it would have been easier to fan the flames of resentment, disappointment, and anger. But Marc is the father of my children, and that’s never going away. So, I have to work to make things right. And that is, by far, the hardest work I do.”

Mothers Day!!! ???#proud mama #grateful Happy Mother's Day to all the beautiful Mamas!!

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How I Met Your Mother alum Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka welcomed their twins — son Gideon and daughter Harper — on Oct. 12, 2010.

The actor and his family-of-four are often vacationing all over the world.

Glacier goodness. #alaska

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Not to mention, the festive Burka-Harris family win Halloween every year.

The Gone Girl star, 44, and Burtka dressed up with their twins in an American Horror Story circus theme this past Halloween.

Grammy Award-winning singer Céline Dion and her late husband René Angélil welcomed their twin sons — Nelson and Eddy — on Oct. 23, 2010.

The Canadian pop superstar recently shared birthday greetings for the twins.

“Can’t believe you are already 7 years old … Time flies! Happy birthday, my loves! I’m so proud of all of my boys! Mom xx,” the Power of Love hitmaker, 49, captioned the image donning Michael Jackson-inspired ensembles.

Pretty Woman star Julia Roberts and husband Danny Moder welcomed their twins — daughter Hazel and son Phinnaeus — on Nov. 28, 2004.

The Academy Award-winning actress, 50, has opened up about their happy family life.

On being a regular “soccer mom” and housewife, she said, “If I wasn’t here today, I’d be in the carpool lane ferrying my kids to school.”

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Thor star Chris Hemsworth and wife, Fast Five actress Elsa Pataky, welcomed their twin sons Tristan and Sasha on March 18, 2014.

The Ghostbusters actor recently dished on their family life.

“My wife and I fell in love, had kids, didn’t really see each other for a few years, then fell back in love,” he admitted.

Last year, Pataky, 41, posted a photo of her hunky hubby toting their twins.

My boys! ??/ mis chicos! @chrishemsworth l

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Former couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon welcomed their twins — son Moroccan and daughter Monroe — on April 30, 2011.

Earlier this year, the Grammy Award-winning singer, 47, spent Mother’s Day weekend with her ex-husband, 37, and the twins at their 6th birthday party.

#happybirthday to #demkids … again ? ???

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Last Thanksgiving, the We Belong Together singer and the America’s Got Talent star celebrated the holiday together in Hawaii with the twins.

And this past April, the friendly exes painted eggs with the twins over the Easter holiday.

Easter with #demkids #moments #rocandroe #easter #family ?????? @nickcannon

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Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie and her estranged husband, Fight Club star Brad Pitt, welcomed their twins — daughter Vivienne and son Knox — on July 12, 2008.

The Maleficent actress, 42, co-parents the twins with her soon-to-be ex-husband.

“I have had my ups and downs,” Jolie recently said of their split. “I guess I am a little bit stronger. We all have our difficult times, but as a mother you also have a responsibility first and foremost towards the kids. They are going through their formative years and everything else comes second to that.”

Angelina Jolie and twins
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Model-actress Rebecca Romijn and her husband, Stand By Me star Jerry O’Connell, welcomed twin daughters Dolly and Charlie on Dec. 28, 2008.

The Librarians star, 45, has opened up to Celebrity Baby Scoop about their mini-mes.

“Dolly is the one who looks like me and Charlie is the one who looks like Jerry,” said Romijn. “Jerry’s mother just sent us a photo of Jerry’s grandmother when she was Charlie’s age and they look identical.”

The proud parents often share snaps of their growing girls on their Instagram pages.

3rd Grade! Big girls! #lvusdrocks

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Tinseltown’s newest twins:

Academy Award-winner George Clooney and his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, welcomed their twins — son Alexander and daughter Ella — on June 6, 2017.

“I’m so excited,” Clooney, 56, recently said of becoming a dad. “[I was surprised] how much I thought I had in control and how little control I actually have. I have none! I think everybody quickly realizes that.”

And it sounds like their daughter is beautiful just like mama.

“My daughter looks exactly like Amal,” shared the new dad. “She has big beautiful eyes … It’s incredible.”

Gorge Clooney and Amal Clooney
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Grammy Award-winning singer Beyoncé and husband, rap superstar Jay-Z, welcomed their twins — son Sir and daughter Rumi — on June 13, 2017.

In July, the Halo hitmaker, 36, introduced the twins in an Instagram image holding the newborns in the garden while rocking a Palomo Spain ensemble.

That same month, Jay-Z dropped his latest album 4:44, in which he reveals on the title track that the twins were naturally conceived.

“I apologize often womanize / Took for my child to be born / See through a woman’s eyes / Took for these natural twins to believe in miracles / Took me too long for this song / I don’t deserve you,” he says.

Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today. ??❤️??????????

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Imagine Dragons frontman Day Reynolds and wife Aja Volkman welcomed their fraternal twins — daughters Gia and Coco — on March 28, 2017.

Since then, the Believer hitmaker, 30, and his wife have shared sweet snaps of their twinning tots.

This is the face of a man who has been sleep training twins with me and @mdavis401 all week. ???

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The Radioactive singer has opened up about the meaning behind their monikers.

“Gia because Aja is part Italian and her brother’s name is Gino,” Reynolds shared. “We wanted a real Italian name. James is Aja’s dad’s first name. Coco Rae just because we liked the sound of it!”

#coco and #gia ?

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Mom star Jaime Pressly and her longtime love Hamzi Hijazi welcomed their twin sons — Leo and Lenon — on Oct. 16, 2017.

In June, Pressly, 40, announced her pregnancy news.

“Twins don’t run on either side of our families so we were completely shocked,” said the My Name Is Earl star. “This wasn’t IVF or anything like that. It was just a shock, and I’m like, ‘Doctor, that’s impossible!’ ”

They’re here! Introducing our new additions, Leo and Lenon, born October 16th. #DoubleTrouble

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In June, famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo surprised fans and announced his twins’ arrival.

“So happy to be able to hold the two new loves of my life,” the footballer captioned the sweet snapshot of the twins asleep in his arms.

Since then, the Real Madrid star, 32, has shared several snapshots of daughter Eva Maria and son Mateo.

The soccer star has not revealed the identity of the twins’ mother.

So happy to be able to hold the two new loves of my life ?

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It was triple the congratulations for Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh earlier this year.

The Happy hitmaker, 44, and his model-designer wife, 37, welcomed triplets in early January 2017.

The triplets – who were carried and birthed by Lasichanh – were “healthy and happy” at the time of their birth.

No further information – including the baby’s genders or names – has been announced.

But in April, the proud papa posted a photo of the babies’ yellow Adidas booties — a tiny, exclusive version of the brand’s knit NMD shoes — emblazoned with the phrase “Human Race” in block lettering.

Thank you Thank you Thank you! @adidasoriginals

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Tinseltown’s twins on-the-way:

We cannot wait to meet Hillary Scott‘s baby girls!

The Lady Antebellum frontwoman, 31, and husband Chris Tyrrell are expecting twin daughters next year.

In August, the Need You Now hitmaker announced her pregnancy news.

“God has answered our family’s countless prayers! Our family is growing … Chris, Eisele, and I wanted to share our DOUBLE portion of joy with you all!” she wrote. “Chris nor I have any family history of twins that we can find and are just resting in the profound gift this truly is.”

The following month, the soulful singer revealed the gender of her twins.

“We are overjoyed to be having TWO more girls!” Scott captioned an image of three matching pink tutus and strappy shoes.

Double the congratulations are in order for Shaun T and Scott Blokker.

The Beachbody celebrity trainer, 39, and his husband are expecting twins via surrogate, they announced online in October.

The couple shared the announcement featuring a poem with flash cards.

“Some things come easy, something take time,” the cards began. “Struggles can be real, but with them you’ll find. Things happen for a reason. Sometimes you never know why. But never give up and remember it’s OK to cry. 5 years of challenges, 5 years of wait. Ups, downs in emotion, painful blows we’d take. But we learned to stay the course, hope and prayer wins. And we’re happy to finally announce…. we’re having twins!”

At the end of the cute clip, the pair appear next to their pregnant surrogate.

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Someone Bought a Britney Spears Painting at a Charity Auction For a Surprising Amount of Money

A Britney Spears painting sold at a charity auction for a memorial dedicated to the Las Vegas shooting victims.
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