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After A Year-Long Adoption Process, Thomas Rhett Introduces Fans To New Daughter!

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So cute!

Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins are finally proud parents!

After a year of trying to adopt Willa Gray Akins, the country couple finally brought their new daughter home to Nashville.

Related: Thomas Rhett & Maren Morris Craving You Video

Thomas told People how it felt finally welcoming their little girl from Uganda:

"On the way to the airport, it was like Christmas Day."

While Lauren added:

"It felt like a dream. I've dreamed of us all being on the same continent for so long. It finally feels like everyone is where they're supposed to be."

See the new parents' adorable Instagram announcement (below)!

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The Wendy's #NuggsForCarter Retweet Competition Is Heating Up — & Now Ellen DeGeneres Is Involved!

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Remember when we told you a 16-year-old from Nevada was coming close to beating Ellen DeGeneres' record for the most retweeted tweet of all time??

Well, the competition is heating up!!!

On Thursday, the talk show host seemed a bit nervous that #NuggsForCarter was going to ruin her glory — so she offered a proposition so that everyone could win.

Related: Caitlyn Jenner Calls Out Ellen Regarding Same-Sex Marriage

The 59-year-old says if Carter Wilkerson encourages his followers to RT her tweet AND his tweet, and they both reach 18 million, that she will gift him a Roku TV and a year-supply of Ellen undies. Ha!

Ch-ch-check out the funny clip (below)!

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Hoda Kotb Is LOVING Motherhood After Cancer Battle Left Her Unable To Conceive

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Hoda looks so happy!!

Hoda Kotb is soaking up every second with her daughter, Haley Joy!

The Today show host announced the adoption of her little one at the end of February, and is opening up all about parenthood in the new issue of People!

Photos: Celebs Who Have Adopted!

Speaking on how she and her boyfriend Joel Schiffman are doing since welcoming Hayley into their lives, she excitedly shared:

"We just stayed in the apartment and ate and slept and burped and took naps, and that's it. That's all. But it's fun!"

Aww!!

As you may or may not know, the 52-year-old was left unable to conceive after her battle with breast cancer 10 years ago. While she never publicly shared her hopes to have children, Hoda says it's something she's always wanted:

"One of the things in my life I've always wanted was to be a mom. Sometimes in your life, things just don't work out for whatever reason, so you say, ‘Well, I wasn't meant to have that.' But it was really hard to come to terms with it."

She explained "there was a hole" missing because of it:

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Hoda Kotb Joins The Long List Of Celebs Who've Adopted Little Ones — See The Full List HERE!

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It's a good time to be Hoda Kotb!

Why? Well, as the TODAY show personality revealed on Tuesday, she's now the proud mother of a beautiful baby girl.

Yup, the 52-year-old is a momma as she's adopted little Haley Joy. Awwwwww!

Of course, this isn't the first time an A-lister has expanded their brood by adopting. We mean, Angelina Jolie and Madonna alone have made COUNTLESS headlines across the globe for their international adoptions. LOLz!

Anywho, be sure to ch-ch-check out the full list of adopted celebrity kidz for yourself (below)!

CLICK HERE to view "Celebrities Who Have Adopted!"

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[Image via Derrick Salters/WENN.]

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Thomas Rhett & His Wife Are Expecting Two Babies… But They Aren't Twins!

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Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins

Two babies are on the way for Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins!!

But unlike Beyoncé and Jay Z, and George and Amal Clooney — the babies AREN'T twins!

That's because the country crooner and his longtime love are not only pregnant with their first child, but they're also in the process of adopting a child from Africa! Exciting times!!!

Related: Thomas & Lauren Are The Cutest Couple On The Red Carpet (Again)

The Die A Happy Man singer took to Instagram with the precious news (below):

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Madonna Faced 'Uncomfortable Questions' While Trying To Adopt Her Twins

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Oh man!

Madonna may be one of the world's biggest pop stars, but even she wasn't exempt from some "uncomfortable" questioning while she petitioned to adopt her twin daughters, Estere and Stelle, from Malawi. Hot damn!

Photos: Celebs Who Secretly Gave Birth!

According to the Associated Press, Judge Fiona Mwale made Madge jump through some hoops before she could bring the little girls home with her. On why she approved the Like A Prayer singer's adoption paperwork, the judge explained:

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