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Amy Duggar King Is Pregnant with Her First Child Im Over the Moon

Amy Duggar King Is Pregnant with Her First Child Im Over the Moon

Amy Duggar King and her husband Dillon King are expecting their first child together, due in October.

“We are completely speechless, overly excited and ready for the next chapter as new parents!” the couple tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Duggar and King were longtime friends before they exchanged “I dos” in a country-chic wedding on the grounds of Horton Farms near Bentonville, Arkansas, in 2015.

Last December, the pair admitted they already had babies on the brain. “The kids are coming,” said King. “We’ve been practicing.”

Now, as they prepare to become first-time parents, Duggar and King admit they’re both excited and a little nervous.

“The learning curve of being a new father is kind of terrifying, but at the same time equally astonishing,” says King.

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The one aspect of pregnancy that Duggar isn’t a big fan of? Cutting out one of her favorite foods. “I miss Chick-fil-A,” says the mom-to-be. “Baby King isn’t a fan of chicken.”

Still, motherhood couldn’t come any sooner. “I’m over the moon about becoming a momma! I just can’t hardly wait!”

Read more: https://people.com/tv/amy-duggar-king-pregnant-first-child/

Michelle Branch Marries the Black Keys Patrick Carney in New Orleans

Michelle Branch Marries the Black Keys Patrick Carney in New Orleans

This hopeless romantic just got hitched!

Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney were married Saturday evening at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans.

The musicians tied the knot in front of close friends and family, including her 13-year-old daughter Owen and their 7-month old son Rhys.

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Branch teased their nuptials on Instagram in the days leading up to the ceremony. On Thursday, she shared a photo of a beer koozie from Domilise’s Po-Boy & Bar, announcing the start of the festivities: “we here.” And on Friday, the singer posted a shot of her kissing Carney at a party, writing: “Love is in the air (and tequila after champagne was a bad idea).”

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Read more: https://people.com/music/michelle-branch-marries-patrick-carney-new-orleans-wedding/

Jessica Simpson Enjoys Date Night with Husband Eric Johnson 4 Weeks After Welcoming Daughter Birdie

It was date night for Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson!

Four weeks after welcoming their third child, daughter Birdie Mae, Simpson, 38, was spotted out and about for the first time in Los Angeles since giving birth four weeks ago on March 19.

On Friday, the new mom was dressed in a long patterned black dress with her blonde hair in loose curls while Johnson, 39, opted for a denim shirt and dark jeans.

Simpson also showed off her date night makeup on Instagram, captioning her selfie: “The resurfacing of cheekbones 💃🏼 #CONTOUR.”

The pair are also proud parents to son Ace Knute, 5, and daughter Maxwell “Maxi” Drew, who turns 7 on May 1.

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RELATED: How Jessica Simpson Is Recovering After Giving Birth to Her (Almost 11 Lbs.!) New Daughter Birdie

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In March, Simpson’s rep confirmed to PEOPLE exclusively about the birth of the couple’s daughter. Birdie weighed 10 lbs., 13 oz.

Simpson also announced the birth on Instagram, sharing a black-and-white photo of her older daughter meeting the new addition. “We are so happy and proud to announce the birth of our perfect daughter, Birdie Mae Johnson,” she wrote.

On Thursday, the mother of three shared a photo of a sweet father-daughter moment with a picture showing Johnson wearing a charcoal suit with a white shirt, stripped tie, and dark shades as he held the tiny tot in a car seat carrier (covered with a $3,600 Fendi baby blanket).

“Hot Dad Alert 🚨,” Simpson captioned the image on Instagram.

RELATED: Jessica Simpson Proudly Displays Full Bottle of Breast Milk: ‘This Is What Success Feels Like’Read more: https://people.com/parents/jessica-simpson-enjoys-date-night-with-husband-eric-johnson-4-weeks-after-welcoming-daughter-birdie/

Man Who Spent 12 Years Behind Bars After Being Wrongfully Convicted Killed in Hit-and-Run Reports

Man Who Spent 12 Years Behind Bars After Being Wrongfully Convicted Killed in Hit-and-Run Reports

A man killed in a hit-and-run in Los Angeles on Thursday was identified as Andrew Mallard, who spent 12 years in prison for a crime he reportedly did not commit.

A statement from the Los Angeles Police Department said that a hit-and-run occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday when a car traveling east on Sunset Boulevard crashed into a man walking south on Formosa Avenue.

According to the LAPD, the Los Angeles Fire Department arrived to treat the victim, but he died of his injuries.

The police statement added that the driver of the vehicle did not stop, and continued to flee east on Sunset.

According to KABC, the man was subsequently identified as Mallard, 56. (A spokesperson for the LAPD directed PEOPLE’s request for confirmation to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, who did not immediately respond.)

Surveillance footage obtained by the news outlet appears to show Mallard buying cigarettes and talking to the clerk inside of a liquor store right before the fatal accident.

The West Australian reported that Mallard was living in Los Angeles with his fiancée.

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In 1995, Mallard was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of jewelry shop owner Pamela Lawrence, according to CNN. He was later the subject of the documentary Saving Andrew Mallard.

Mallard was exonerated and released from prison in 2006, as a police review of the case implicated another man with the murder of Lawrence.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Mallard accepted a $3.25 million settlement from the Western Australian government in 2009.

The LAPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information about the hit-and-run. Anyone with information is urged to call LAPD detectives at (213) 473-0234 or (877) 527-3247.

Read more: https://people.com/human-interest/man-wrongfully-convicted-for-12-years-killed-in-hit-and-run/

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