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Megan Fox's debt to Tennessee

Megan Fox's debt to Tennessee
Megan Fox isn't exactly a low-profile figure: She vaulted into the Top 10 Searches of the Year on Yahoo! in 2009 and lingered for the 2010 list. Still, she managed to deliver in secret, thanks to Reese Witherspoon: That actress delivered her baby, Tennessee, earlier on Sept. 27, 2012, thereby distracting the paparazzi. "We were lucky enough to go in at like 2:30 in the morning to the hospital and nobody knew," daddy Brian Austin Green told Ryan Seacrest in November. The new parents leisurely released the announcement a few weeks later on Fox's Facebook page. Mom later described to Access Hollywood how painful her delivery was ("level orange alert pain"), although she laughed about having enough stamina to blow-dry her hair: “I didn’t want to go to the hospital with wet hair." Her blow-drying instinct would be approved by Chinese traditionalists for avoiding too much yin.

Memorable Celebrity Birth Moments

June 19, 2013

Celebrities are often game to experiment. However, when it comes to giving birth these moms-to-be often want their experience to be as natural and harmonious as possible — sometimes to the point of seeming unnatural. But besides learning to breathe right and anguishing over whether to go the epidural-or-no-epidural route, they also have to plot how to avoid the almighty intrusive paparazzi lens. Here are just a few memorable — and sometimes controversial — birth moments of celebrity moms. -- By Vera H-C Chan