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Aniston Announces Pregnancy

Aniston Announces Pregnancy

Jennifer Aniston reveals infertility: Halle Berry, Nicole Kidman and more stars who had kids later in life

This story originally appeared in the Nov. 16 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Hollywood has always been a fickle bunch. But during the last 20 years, more actresses have announced their pregnancies than in any other time in the history of the business. Some have announced it in the tabloids, some have done so via Twitter, and most have done it with the help of an impromptu press conference.

In the last year alone, Halle Berry, Jennifer Aniston, Gisele Bündchen and Nicole Kidman have all gone public with the news that they’ve fathered kids later in life. The biggest news in this year’s crop of celebrities announces that she’s pregnant.

“I am so thrilled to be going into the world, and to be getting pregnant and having my baby right now,” Aniston, 42, told reporters in February after the paparazzi had cornered her outside the Chanel store she owns in Beverly Hills. “I am so excited and I feel like my entire life has been changing in a really unique way at the moment.”

The actress, who was raised by her father, Robert Aniston, a professor of English literature at the Sorbonne, had been dating boyfriend Ben Higgins for a year and a half when, in October, he abruptly ended his relationship with her at her 16th birthday party. He would later tell the press that Aniston’s “crazy behavior” led to their breakup and that the actress “wasn’t supportive of my daughter’s personal life.”

Higgins and Aniston have since been back together, but Aniston is still waiting for her first full-fledged pregnancy news for months. When she did finally break the silence, she was a bundle of nerves. “I just want to start my day with a big, happy smile,” Aniston, who is pregnant with her second child, said, as reported by Us Weekly. “I’m feeling a lot more happy now and a lot more optimistic and, hopefully,

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