11:20 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 05/08/2009 05:50PM
Matthew Broderick, who is expecting twin daughters with wife Sarah Jessica Parker, insists, "Yeah, I'm ready" – well, almost.
"Oh man, I'm nervous just even thinking about it," the actor, 47, said Friday on the Late Show with David Letterman, in his first interview since he and Parker, 44, announced they are having twins via a surrogate.
"You know, I've asked people, 'What's it like to have twins?'" Broderick tells Letterman. "One father said, 'I don't recommend it,' but the rest have been very positive."
As for the couple's 6-year-old son James Wilkie, "He's pretty excited" – and already making a shopping list, according to Broderick. "He said, 'We have to get a lot of princess toys.' "
– Mike Fleeman
Originally posted 05/02/2009 11:45AM
Expanding their brood, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick announced this week they are welcoming twin girls via a surrogate.
By not revealing any details about why they chose a surrogate, Parker, 44, and Broderick, 47, have left many of their well-wishing fans with questions.
For example, what is a surrogate? They are women, often with children of their own, who offer to carry the babies of couples who experience infertility. The most common variety, known as a gestational carrier, carries an embryo provided by the couple, and has no genetic relationship to the child in question (the womb-for-rent scenario). Other surrogates use sperm provided by the couple, but their own eggs.
Originally posted 05/01/2009 01:00PM
The night before the news broke that Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are expecting twin girls via surrogate, Parker certainly looked like a mom-to-be: She was glowing and forgoing those famous Sex and the City cosmopolitans.
"She was in such a great mood, so sweet to everyone and so happy," says a guest who attended the party at 675 Bar for Broderick's film, Wonderful World, at the Tribeca Film Festival on Monday night. "They were tucked into a corner throughout the night. He drank martinis and she drank water. They were really loving and adoring. She did look beautiful."
According to friends, the actress has been ready for more children for a long time. "They've always wanted to become parents again," says a source who has known the couple for years. "They realized after the first or second year after [son James Wilkie] was born that it would be nice to have another baby."
Originally posted 04/29/2009 11:50AM
Broadway was buzzing Tuesday night over the news that Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are expecting twin girls.
A handful of fans congratulated the proud dad-to-be as he exited the stage door of the American Airlines Theatre after his performance of The Philanthropist.
"Thank you!" Broderick answered with a grin before stepping into a waiting car. The fans, it seems, learned the baby news before many of the couple's friends and colleagues.
Originally posted 04/28/2009 07:10PM
It'll be a girl – and a girl! – for Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick.
The Hollywood couple, who already have son James Wilkie, 6, announced Tuesday they're "happily anticipating the birth of their twin daughters later this summer with the generous help of a surrogate. The entire family is overjoyed."
Broderick, 47, and Parker, 44, stepped out together Monday night in New York at the premiere of his film Wonderful World, where the actor gushed about his fashion-icon wife (wearing a skintight dress) of nearly 12 years, saying, "Doesn't she look beautiful."
Originally posted 04/28/2009 01:40PM
Matthew Broderick may portray a pessimistic bachelor in his new film, Wonderful World, but at the film's premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival Monday the actor played a role he is used to – adoring husband.
"Doesn't she look beautiful?" Broderick gushed, holding the hand of his wife, Sarah Jessica Parker, 44, who arrived at the premiere Monday night in a skintight dress and sequined Christian Louboutin shoes. "I am so happy to be here tonight with her. We are having a great time."
Broderick, 47, was also fashionably attired – but for another era. Sporting thick sideburns for his current Broadway play, The Philanthropist, he explained, "It takes place in the '70s so that is why I am wearing the chops."
But Parker, a fashion icon, didn't seem to mind her hubby's retro style. "I wanted to come out and support my husband tonight," said the actress, with her arm slipped around Broderick's waist. "This is the first time I've ever been to the Tribeca Film Festival."
Originally posted 01/23/2009 11:05AM
Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew Broderick know how to mix business and love.
On Thursday night, they turned a visit to Broadway into a romantic evening – complete with hand holding and downplaying rumors that their marriage is in trouble.
After watching The American Plan, a play starring Mercedes Ruehl and Lily Rabe, Parker told PEOPLE, "It was really lovely."
Originally posted 10/14/2008 02:40PM
He usually stars with Nathan Lane, and she's aligned to Mr. Big. But for one night only this coming Sunday, real-life husband and wife Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will be together – on the Great White Way – for the concert event Broadway Voices For Change.
Joining Tony winners Audra McDonald and Barbara Cook, Broderick and Parker will star in the benefit on behalf of America Votes, a political and organizing professionals' coalition of more than 40 of the most powerful national groups working together to increase progressive voter registration and turnout.
Tickets for the event, to be held at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 W. 45th St.), range from $50 to $99 (not including standard fees) and are available through Telecharge. Select premium and aisle seating available.
– Stephen M. Silverman
Originally posted 07/14/2008 12:05PM
Matthew Broderick and wife Sarah Jessica Parker are packing their bags (and 5-year-old son James Wilkie) and crossing the Atlantic for a late summer getaway to Ireland.
"My family and I are staying out here until the middle of August, and then we are all going to Ireland together," Broderick told PEOPLE Saturday at the A.L.S. spin-a-thon in Amagansett, N.Y.
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