Country singer LeAnn Rimes has been married to her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, for a little over a year. Rimes not only gained a new husband; she also inherited two sons that are Cibrian's from his previous marriage; Mason, 8 and Jake, 5. Their mother is Cibrian's ex-wife, Brandi Glanville.
Rimes created the term "bonus mom" to celebrate her status as a stepmother. She's not the only celeb "bonus mom;" check out these five hot stars that are also stepmothers to their ex's fabulous kids!
Jada Pinkett Smith has been married to singer and actor Will Smith since 1997, when she brought not only the handsome "Fresh Prince" star into her life but his son from a previous marriage, Trey, as well. Trey is now 18 years old and also interested in pursuing a career in music like his father. Trey's mother is Sheree Zampino, and she and Smith divorced in 1995.
Pinkett Smith has said "I refuse to have Trey feel like a stepchild. He is not from my body, but he is a huge part of my spirit and soul." The couple also have two children together; son Jaden, 13, and daughter Willow, 11.
When former "Dawson's Creek" star Katie Holmes wed actor Tom Cruise in 2006, she also became a "bonus mom" to Cruise's two children with ex-wife, actress Nicole Kidman. The kids, Isabella, 19, and Connor, 17, reportedly are so close to Holmes they also call her Mom! Holmes has said of her stepkids, they are "incredible, really smart and kind."
The children have lived full time with the Cruises since the famous duo were married.
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is also a model mom! Bundchen has a a son, two year old Benjamin, with her husband, professional football player Tom Brady. However, Brady was already a father when the pair married in 2009. He has a son named John, who is four, with former girlfriend, actress Bridget Moynahan. Bundchen feels so close to her stepson she has said he feels like he is "100 percent hers" even though she didn't deliver him.
Bundchen also considers herself "extremely lucky" that her sons get along so well and seem thrilled to have each other!
Megan Fox, now pregnant with her first child, has been married to her longtime love Brian Austin Green since 2010. Green's child from his relationship with actress Vanessa Marcil quickly became a part of the couple's everyday life. Green's son, Kassius, is nine years old and according to Green, Fox is "an amazing stepmom. My son loves her and they have a great relationship."
Looks like Fox is already well prepared to be a loving mom to her future offspring!
"True Blood" star Anna Paquin and her husband, Stephen Moyer, who is her co-star on the popular HBO series, are expecting their first child together. Paquin already became a "bonus mom" to Moyer's two children, 10-year-old Lilac and 12-year-old Billy, when they got married in 2010.
Paquin has been frequently spotted out with her stepchildren who seem close to their famous "bonus mom!"
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