Katherine Heigl Breaks Down in Tears Recalling Early Days With Daughter Naleigh

Katherine Heigl looked back on the concern she was “always afraid” of during the beginning of her journey as mother to daughter Naleigh, who she and husband Josh Kelley adopted in 2009.

November 28, 2022


Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman Recalls “Instant” Love With Adopted Daughter Dolly Grace

While taping a holiday special which celebrated families of adoption, Little Big Town singer Kimberly Schlapman shared with E! News how she “immediately” fell in love when she met her adopted daughter

November 23, 2022


Hoda Kotb Shares the Heartwarming Reason Why Becoming a Mom Took Her Out of Her Comfort Zone

Today host Hoda Kotb—who is mom to daughters, Haley, 5, and Hope, 3—shared insight on her decision to adopt her girls: "I knew that it was going to be the biggest life-changer ever."

November 16, 2022

Watch Teen Mom's Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell Explain Carly's Adoption to Daughter Nova

In the Nov. 1 episode of Teen Mom: The Next Chapter, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell explained to their daughter Nova why they placed Carly for adoption: “We were being irresponsible.”

November 2, 2022

Soccer Stars Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris Have Adopted a Baby Boy

Gotham FC teammates Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris have expanded their family after adopting a baby boy. See the soccer stars' sweet announcement on Instagram.

August 16, 2022

Thomas Rhett Shares Why He's Waiting to Have Adoption Conversation With 6-Year-Old Daughter Willa Gray

Thomas Rhett’s 6-year-old daughter has started asking some tough family questions, and the country star admits he’s not ready to have a deep conversation about adoption just yet.

April 5, 2022

Hoda Kotb Recalls Breaking Down After Finding Out Cancer Treatment Had Affected Her Fertility

A cancer diagnosis is bad enough, but Hoda Kotb got candid about how her 2007 treatment also derailed her plans to have children. Hear the obstacles she faced before adopting two daughters.

March 21, 2022


Tiffany Haddish Shares a Big Update on Her Adoption Plans

Tiffany Haddish stopped by E! News' Daily Pop to dish on her new Apple TV+ series, where she's at in the adoption process, potentially hosting the 2022 Oscars and more. Watch!

January 19, 2022

Catelynn Lowell's Teen Mom Reunion With Daughter Carly Leaves Tyler Baltierra in Tears

In an emotional episode of Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were able to reunite with daughter Carly and her adoptive parents.

November 10, 2021


How Teen Mom's Catelynn Lowell Humanized the Joys and Struggles of Adoption

In an exclusive interview with E! News, Teen Mom OG star Catelynn Lowell looked back on her decision to place Carly for adoption.

November 9, 2021


Is a Baby on the Way For 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's Kenneth & Armando?

90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way fan favorites Kenneth and Armando haven't tied the knot yet, but already Armando is hoping to expand their family...despite Kenneth's concerns over his age.

October 15, 2021


Teen Mom's Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra Tease Reunion With Carly 2 Years in the Making

In an exclusive interview with E! News, Teen Mom OG stars Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baliterra also reveal if they would ever consider expanding their family through adoption.

October 12, 2021


Inside YouTuber Laura Lee's Battle to Adopt Her Niece—and Fight Against Cancel Culture

To millions of YouTube subscribers, Laura Lee is a longtime makeup guru. But to her teenage niece, she's been a lifeline. In an exclusive interview, the influencer talks guardianship, scandal & more.

July 28, 2021


The Voice's Andrew Jannakos Opens Up About Adopting His Wife's 5-Year-Old Son

In an exclusive interview with E! News, country singer Andrew Jannakos shared his journey adopting his wife’s son and how it changed his life.

May 20, 2021


Forget What You Thought: Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris Are Redefining the Soccer Mom Stereotype

Soccer legends Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris always planned for parenthood, but they didn't expect to score their dream so soon. Here, they chat with E! about their littlest teammate's big impact.

May 8, 2021


Tiffany Haddish Just Took a Big Step in Plans to Adopt Children

The Kids Say The Darndest Things host spilled on her plans to adopt children and revealed that she sold her eggs in her early 20s for cash.

May 3, 2021

Katherine Heigl Explains How She Talks to Her Daughters About Their Birth Parents

Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley adopted their eldest child Naleigh, 12, when she was 9 months old and then adopted their daughter Adalaide, 8, at birth.

March 3, 2021


Why Teen Mom's Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra "Never Regret" Placing Carly for Adoption

In an exclusive interview with E! News, Teen Mom OG star Catelynn Lowell reflected on giving up her daughter for adoption when she was just 16.

January 26, 2021

Connie Britton's Emotional Story Behind Adopting Son Eyob Will Melt Your Heart

The Friday Night Lights actress revealed the touching story about her decision to become a mother back in 2011 on Watch What Happens Live.

January 15, 2021

Very Cavallari's Justin Anderson Reveals He Placed His Son Up for Adoption at 18

During an episode of the podcast Scissoring Isn't a Thing, Kristin Cavallari's BFF Justin Anderson spoke about how he reconnected with the son he placed up for adoption years ago.

December 15, 2020

Hoda Kotb, Thomas Rhett and More Celebrities Who Grew Their Families Through Adoption

On National Adoption Day, check out Sia, Sandra Bullock and more stars who expanded their families over the years through adoption.

November 21, 2020

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond Reveals She's Had a Foster Son for Over a Year

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummed opened up about her and husband Ladd's decision to foster a teenager, who she affectionately calls her "bonus" son.

November 10, 2020