The main motivation. Alec BaldwinHe shared adorable footage from his youngest child amid the news that the actor and a pregnant wife were having an affair. Hilaria BaldwinThey are expecting their seventh child together, their eighth.
“People ask why,” the30 RockThe 64-year-old alum captioned a Wednesday April 13 Instagram video of Lucia, her 13-month-old, making silly faces at Instagram. “This is why. Being a parent is the ultimate journey.”
Two weeks after Hilaria, 38, announced that baby No. 7 is on the way. The pair’s upcoming arrival will join Carmen, 8, Rafael, 6, Leonardo, 5, Romeo, 3, Eduardo, 18 months, and Lucia.
“After many ups and downs over the past few years, we have an exciting up and a huge surprise: another Baldwinito is coming this fall,” the Living clearlyAuthor wrote via Instagram in March. “We were pretty sure our family was complete, and we’re beyond happy with this surprise.”
Alec is also father to 26-year old Ireland with his exwife. Kim Basinger.
Earlier this month, the model reacted to the former yoga instructor’s pregnancy news, writing via Instagram: “I get countless messages from people who are kind of alarmingly obsessed with my father and his family. I think a lot of people assume my take on any of this, well here it is for free — it’s none of my business. … I don’t care.”
The Los Angeles native went on to write, “I smoke weed, I eat good food and I mind MY own business. I am so grateful to be where and how fortunate I am. I am grateful for all the kind words and support that you have given me. If you still have a negative opinion about me, stay with us. … Our new baby is a very bright spot in our lives. A blessing and a gift during such uncertain times.”
The couple previously welcomed their daughter Lucia in February 2021 via surrogate, five months after Eduardo’s birth — and Alec slammed Instagram trolls commenting on his expanding family.
“Shut the f–k up and mind your own business,” the Oscar nominee wrote via Instagram in March 2021. “I believe that people should simply say congratulations, or just shut the f–k up. That’s it.” The Emmy winner went on to call “America … a country fueled by hate.”
As for Hilaria, the Massachusetts native explained their choice to grow at the time, writing, “Many of you may remember [my previous pregnancy loss]At 4 months old, we are at the end 2019. There isn’t a day that goes by where we don’t ache for our daughter. When I learned that our baby had died, my children and I told them that their sister would come. But not at the time. Nothing will ever replace her, but two wonderful souls have come into our lives, and we are humbled to know them.”