Eliza Dushku Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Husband Peter Palandjian

Eliza Dushku's family is expanding. The actress announced she's expecting her second child with husband Peter Palandjian. Get the sweet details below!

By Alyssa Morin Feb 27, 2021 8:35 PMTags
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Eliza Dushku's household is about to get bigger!

The Bring It On actress took to Instagram over the weekend to share the sweet and special news that she's pregnant and expecting her second child with her husband Peter Palandjian.

"Mama x 2..," the Buffy the Vampire Slayer star began her post on Saturday, Feb. 27. "@peter.palandjian & B~ how I love you!!"

Eliza's Bring It On co-star Gabrielle Union gushed over the news and replied with several red heart emojis. Kevin Smith, who directed Eliza in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, added, "Another l'il DuckShoot! The world needs more of you, E!"

The Wrong Turn actress' baby announcement included a collage of photos, including one image that showed her growing baby bump and another of her 16-month-old son, Philip "Bourne" Dushku Palandjin, who wore an adorable shirt that read, "Can you dig it? I'm going to be a big brother."

The actress didn't reveal any extra details about her little one. However, her blue outfit had many wondering if the color was a hint at her baby's sex. Only time will tell!

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News of Eliza's second pregnancy comes a little over a year after she welcomed her son. In August 2019, she gave birth to her son and shared the heartwarming details about the meaning behind his moniker.

"Our beautiful baby boy arrived in Beantown!" she explained at the time. "Philip 'Bourne' Dushku Palandjin (*we will call him #Bourne! As in the town in Cape Cod vs 'Jason') rolled up and out this past Saturday night to the warmest welcome of his already madly in love w him parents (good god, I love my husband!), fam & friends."

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"WE ARE JUST SO GRATEFUL & overjoyed rn & thank you ALL for sharing this exciting journey w/ us," she added. "Here's to what's to come *my emoji game has increased exponentially since this ball of love burst into the world & now they just shoot out of my child-loving heart."

Eliza isn't the only celebrity to announce her baby news. In the last year, it seems celebrities are expanding their families more than before. Below, see who has welcomed little ones into the world, including Mandy Moore, Meghan Trainor and many others!

Candace Renee Rice

After detailing her pregnancy complications, the Floribama Shore star announced that she welcomed her first child, a baby boy named Maxwell Michael Hardy, on Christmas Day. "We have a Christmas baby and another Capricorn!" she wrote on Instagram. "He's so strong! Currently in Nicu and hopefully I can take him home in a few months. I'm asking for prayers now, more than ever for my little man. He's so small, but so aware. I cannot wait to hold him. Please keep the development of baby Maxwell in your family prayers today as you gather with family & friends."

John Mulaney & Olivia Munn

A source confirmed to E! News on Dec. 18 that the couple, who sparked romance rumors in May and announced they were going to be parents in September, welcomed their first child, a baby boy. According to People and TMZ, the actress gave birth on Nov. 24, a day before Thanksgiving.

Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis Jeter

The MLB icon and his model wife welcomed their third child, daughter River Rose Jeter, on Dec. 2. She joins the couple's two eldest daughters, Bella Raine, 4, and Story Grey, 2.

Pandora Vanderpump Sabo & Jason Sabo

Pandora Vanderpump Sabo announced that she welcomed her first child, a baby boy, with her husband Jason Sabo. She captioned her Instagram on Nov. 13. "Theodore...6lb 7oz of pure delicious joy. Your entrance into this world was the best day of our entire lives and your daddy and I are so thankful that you are here, healthy and happy. You are so loved little Teddy!"


Dylan Dreyer

The Today show meteorologist gave birth to her third son, Russell, on Sept. 29.

Kj Apa & Clara Berry

The two are officially parents! "Sasha Vai Keneti Apa, born on the 23rd of September," Clara captioned her Instagram post on Sunday, Sept. 26. "He is a perfect perfection. I am the luckiest to have now two men of my life, filling my heart with this cosmic gigantic vast love."


Nev Schulman

The Catfish creator and wife Laura Perlongo announced the birth of their third child and second son on Sept. 25.

Elle King & Dan Tooker

"Very proud to announce the birth of our son, Lucky Levi Tooker," Elle captioned her post on Sunday, Sept 5. "On Wednesday, September 1st at 12:06 pm, we welcomed 8 lbs 1 oz of absolute joy and love earthside. We are all healthy and feeling so blessed!"


Perrie Edwards & Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The Little Mix singer gave birth to her and her boyfriend's first child on Aug. 21.

Brett Young & Taylor Mills

The couple welcomed their second child, a baby girl named Rowan Marie Young on July 21. The country singer raved over the baby news, writing on Instagram, "I thought my heart was maxed out. I usually don't like to be wrong…… I was wrong. And I can't wait to thank you properly for the opportunity to be your daddy."

Jessa Duggar & Ben Seewald

The former Counting On star announced that she and her husband, Ben Seewald, expanded their family. "Baby Seewald #4 has arrived!" Jessa captioned her Instagram, alongside an intimate photo of her holding onto her newborn in the hospital bed.


Ewan McGregor & Mary Elizabeth Winstead

The couple recently welcomed their first child together, according to Ewan's 19-year-old daughter, Ester Rose. She shared on Instagram, "Met my little brother looking like a pirate. I recommend! Welcome to the family little Laurie."

Arie Luyendyk Jr. & Lauren Burnham

The Bachelor Nation couple welcomed their twins on Saturday, June 13. "@luyendyktwins are here!" Arie revealed on his Instagram Story. "Momma and babies doing great and everything went smoothly. Spending time cherishing these moments, thank you all for the support." 

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry

"It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world," a spokesperson for the couple announced on Sunday, June 6. "Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m...She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz."

The pair also issued a joint statement as well, writing in part, "We were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we've felt from across the globe. Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family."

Tom Welling & Jessica Rose Lee

"Rocklin Von, welcome to your family," Jessica shared on Instagram on June 6, alongside a photo of herself with her hand on her newborn. 

Sierra Dawn & Joe Anglim

The Survivor alums welcomed their first child together, a baby girl. "Della Dawn Anglim, our world is forever changed," Sierra shared on Instagram. "Thanks for choosing us baby girl."

Cheyenne Floyd & Zach Davis

The Teen Mom star shared the sweet news that her baby boy, Ace Terrel Davis, is officially here! The MTV star welcomed her first child with fiancé Zach Davis, however, she's already the proud mom to 4-year-old Ryder, who she shares with her ex, Cory Wharton.

Dani Soares

The Below Deck Sailing Yacht star announced the arrival of her baby girl, writing on Instagram, "She is here. She is perfect. And we trying to figure this thing out. We both healthy and happy. Thank you for all the support. Will post more once mummy had some rest."


Natti Natasha & Raphy Pina

The singer's rep confirmed the baby news with a sweet Instagram post. "Natti Natasha and Raphy Pina, announce the birth of their first daughter," a statement read. "Born in the South Miami hospital in Miami, their daughter is in perfect health and her parents are ecstatic and grateful for her long-awaited arrival. They are also thankful for all the kindness and affection they have received throughout the entire process."

Naomi Campbell

On May 18, the iconic supermodel announced on Instagram that she has welcomed her first child, sharing a pic of her holding her baby's feet. She wrote, "A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother. So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you my angel. There is no greater love."

Her mother Valerie Morris-Campbell wrote on her own Instagram page, "Congratulations to my daughter Naomi on the birth of her daughter, I'm beyond thrilled as I've waited a longtime to be grandmother."

Christine Quinn & Christian Richards

The Selling Sunset star gave birth to her and her husband's first child, son Christian Georges Dumontet, on May 15.

Jason Derulo & Jena Frumes

The singer and influencer welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on May 8.

Sadie Robertson & Christian Huff

The Duck Dynasty star and her husband welcomed their first child, daughter Honey James Huff, on May 11.

Alexa & Carlos PenaVega

The couple announced the arrival of daughter Rio on May 10.

Lauren Morelli & Samira Wiley

The Handmaid's Tale star and Orange Is the New Black screenwriter welcomed a baby girl named George Elizabeth on April 11.

Karolína Kurková

The supermodel announced the arrival of her and Archie Drury's third child together. "Welcome LunaGrace," she captioned on Instagram, "our little angel, born on the pink supermoon. We are so in love."

Jerry Ferrara & Breanne Racano

"10:28pm on 4/30/2021 our family grew by 1," the Entourage actor shared on Instagram while his baby slept in a DockATot. "My heart is so full and we are ready to do our best to raise good men! To my 2 boys I promise to always love you and to be there for you in every way I can be."

Ellie Goulding & Caspar Jopling

The couple welcomed their first child together, with the proud dad sharing the news on his Instagram Stories on Sunday, May 1. "Mum and baby both healthy and happy," he wrote. "Extremely grateful."

Deena Cortese & Christopher Buckner

The Jersey Shore alum's household just got bigger! "The Buckners are now officially a party of 4," the MTV star shared on Instagram on May 1. "Cameron Theo Buckner was born May 1st at 7:21pm weighing 7 pound 3 ounces and 20 inches long. He is such a little angel baby .. mommy is feeling well and we are all so beyond happy and we're bursting out with so much love .. our hearts are full! We can't wait until he meets his big brother tomorrow!!"

Scheana Shay & Brock Davies

"My heart is SO FULL," the Vanderpump Rules star wrote on Instagram. "On the morning of 4/26/21 we welcomed to the world Summer Moon Honey Davies, weighing in at 6lbs 12 oz." 

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