The decision to circumcise our sons is not one any parent takes lightly. As Jews, of course, it is customary to have a bris or brit milah on the 8th day of life, but nary a Jewish celebrity has…opened up about this personal choice. That may be because — you know, in case this is your first day on the internet — people have some strong feelings about circumcision. That is, until new dad Andy Cohen — not one to be shy about many things — opened up about his thought process on… >> Read More
Got a job interview ahead of you? A really important test? A high-stakes testimony in front of Congress against your former boss — who also happens to be the president of the United States —…about his alleged lies and criminal behavior? What you need, according to superstitious Jewish moms everywhere, is a red string bracelet. Such a bracelet was seen on Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer, while he answered grueling questions from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. While this red string bracelet — which is literally a red… >> Read More
Andy Cohen is finally a dad! The Jewish TV personality told the world in December he was expecting a baby via surrogate (watch the heartwarming announcement here), and then, and on New Year's Eve, he…declared to Anderson Cooper how he was so excited for his "Semitic baby." Well, his Semitic baby is finally here! (And well-timed, too: Just last week, the Real Housewives threw him a seriously epic baby shower.) Weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces, Cohen's son was born via surrogate at 6:35pm on Monday, February 4. Cohen posted to Instagram,… >> Read More
As you likely know, here at Kveller we've been giving some shoutouts to our favorite Jewish moms. So we figured that this week we'll switch it up a bit and turn to a dad. Make that a hot Jewish…celebrity dad. Taika Waititi — also known as Taika Cohen — is a 43-year old New Zealander. He's directed Thor: Ragnarok, been nominated for an Oscar (for his 2004 short, Two Cars, One Night), and has made a World War II satire film starring Scarlett Johansson that's set to be released this year. Waititi is Dad… >> Read More
Andy Cohen is super excited for his "Semitic" baby, whose imminent arrival he announced in a heartwarming video in December.
And you know who else is super excited about the baby? The entire Real…Housewives crew! A group of "OG" Housewives (as Cohen calls 'em) — Kyle Richards (Beverly Hills), Ramona Singer (New York City), Vicki Gunvalson (Orange County), Teresa Giudice (New Jersey), and NeNe Leakes (Atlanta) — organized a blowout baby shower to celebrate. Cohen serves as the executive producer of the Real Housewives franchise, and hosts the end-of-season reunions.… >> Read More