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Publicly Pregnant – Another ‘Oversharing’

December 6th, 2008 by

As we are wrapping up the year – two more “oversharing” news hit our desk. A couple of celebrities announced their pregnancies this week, sparking an unexpected amount of buzz. Kelly Rutherford, best known for her role on “Gossip Girl,” confirmed that she and her hubby are expecting their second little miracle. Yahoo buzz reports searches on the 40-year-old thespian surged an astonishing 54,275% — by far the biggest jump of the week.

Elsewhere, Olympic champion Kerri Walsh announced that she was going to be a mom for the first time. The gold medal-winning volleyball player saw her queries nearly double. Related searches on “kerri walsh pregnant” and “kerri walsh pics” also spiked.

Continue watching the ‘oversharing’ in 2009.

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