NZ Woman's Weekly

George Lucas’ surprise baby news

George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson are parents to a baby girl.The newlyweds welcomed a daughter, Everest Hobson Lucas, via gestational surrogate on August 9 reports the Huffington Post.

The baby girl is the first biological child for George, but she’s not the only one – the Star Wars director has three adopted children, Amanda (32), Katie (25) and Jett (20).

The couple, who met in 2006 at a business meeting, tied the knot on June 22 at George’s Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California, in front of 200 guests – including Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Glenn Close, Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart, Quincy Jones and his daughter Rashida.

Director Francis Ford Coppola gave a reading and Steven Spielberg is said to have given a toast to the happy couple.

”He joked that the Force finally had a name: Mellody,” says a party guest.

Issue 1541

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Simon Barnett’s 7 magic rules

In this week's issue of New Zealand Woman's Weekly magazine: Simon Barnett reveals his seven magic rules for raising girls.

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