Salma's having a baby! That was the big news the cast was buzzing about last night at the Ugly Betty event at the Paley Festival. And you can see for yourself who's not the father in the video clip above.

Of course, what fans really want to know about is the future of Hetty! You know, Hetty—Henry and Betty. And you can see what Henry (Christopher Gorham, swoon) and Betty (America Ferrera) have to say about that in the video clip on this page.

As for what else we learned, here are a few interesting tidbits:

Betty Was Almost the New Sydney Bristow:  When producers Benjamin Silverman and Teri Weinberg first approached creator Silvio Horta about developing the Ugly Betty project, he wasn't sure the concept was quite right. After much thought and careful deliberation, the solution came to him: "I've got it! It could work if Betty's an FBI agent!" he announced during a long-distance call. No surprise that Silverman and Weinberg put the phone on mute to enjoy a good laugh.

Eric Mabius Was Supposed to Be a Hero:  According to Mr. Mabius, his initial audition for UB didn't go so well. "They didn't get my sense of humor," he explained. However, he wasn't all that upset, 'cause he was all riled up about playing a character on some new NBC show called Heroes...Maybe you've heard of it? Eric was all set to sign the dotted line on Heroes when he got the call to play Daniel Meade. Given the death rate on Heroes, seems the right choice, no?

Becki Newton Is a Serious Fan of Who's the Boss?  "I grew up idolizing Judith Light," she exclaimed, about getting to work with the former Ms. Angela Bower, who plays Meade matriarch Claire. "When she first showed up on set, I freaked out," Becki shared. "I think I kind of scared her, actually."  

Ashley Jensen's East Coast Accent Is Awful:  Christina McKinney, Mode's straightforward seamstress and Betty's trustworthy confidante, was originally written to be a fast-talking New Yorker. But as luck would have it, the Scottish Jensen was "on holiday" in America during the UB auditions and asked to come in. Though she initially attempted the part in what she thought was her best New York accent, the producers wasted no time telling her to try playing Christina in her natural tongue. Needless to say, it was a far better fit!

Mark Indelicato Is Changing the World:  At the tender age of just 12 years old, Mark is very much aware that he's taken on an important role in television. "I love that Justin is different. He's not this macho, football player jock like [so many boys on TV]. He's into fashion and Broadway, and there are a lot of kids out there who are like him," he explained. "I love that Justin can help them conquer their fears and change the way they view their lives." 

America Ferrera Is Salma Hayek's Ugly Girl:  Would you be offended if one of the sexiest women in Hollywood yelled, "You are my ugly girl!" in your direction, across a crowded room? Apparently America wasn't the least bit bothered by this, as it was her introduction to executive producer Salma Hayek and the beginning of what we see onscreen every Thursday night. As America talked about meeting Salma, her current situation, the cast and the crew last night, she actually choked up and started crying. "I love these people so much," she said, tearing up. "I am so grateful. It's not about what you don't have. It's about what you do have...Salma [yelled to me] that day, and I've been her ugly girl ever since."

—Additional reporting by Korbi Ghosh

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