Thursday, July 03, 2008

Baby crazy: How did a nation become obsessed with Shiloh, Suri?

Celebrity babies are hot.

With bidding for exclusive photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's unborn twins reaching a reported $15 million, gossip magazines running the latest news on their daughter Shiloh's potty training and temper tantrums (Nanny tells all!), People granting cover-story status to new moms ranging from the famously thin (Nicole Richie) to the downright obscure ("Full House's" Jodie Sweetin), we're a nation on a first-name basis with the offspring of the rich and famous.

All of which raises an obvious question: Why? Why do we suddenly care so much about the blankets-and-binkies set?

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