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Amanda Peet ditched out on The Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday.

Unlike Sen. John McCain, who Letterman famously chided for ditching him on multiple occasions, we doubt he'll give Amanda a hard time for her excuse:

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She went into labor early and delivered daughter Molly June Benioff!

The actress, who announced she was pregnant again in December, had been scheduled to appear on the Late Show to promote her upcoming film, Please Give, but instead late Monday she welcomed her second child.

"Mother and daughter are doing great," Peet's rep says.

Amanda Peet no longer looks like this!

Peet and screenwriter husband David Benioff. also have a 3-year-old daughter, Frances, who is especially excited to meet the family's newest addition.

"But there's been a lot of fighting going on in my household over names," she said. "Frankie is very excited. She just wants to call the baby Turtle.”

Kids. They're the best.

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Amanda Peet is pregnant again! The star and her screenwriter husband, David Benioff are expecting their second child, her rep confirmed this afternoon.

In 2007, Peet - who recently appeared in the sci-fi flick 2012 - welcomed daughter Frances "Frankie" Pen, whom she named after her mother, Penny.

Peet has said motherhood is not what she expected.

"One surprise of motherhood for me was how little control I have," she said. "I thought it would be an extended, blissful romance with me at the helm, cuddling this little creature to life. It's been bittersweet and humbling to let her lead."

Amanda also hopes Frances doesn't grow up too fast.

"I'm trying not to think about what the world will be like by the time she grows up," she said. "I think more about when she's going to start drinking and wearing a G-string and how can I stop those things from happening."

Congratulations to the second-time parents-to-be!

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Remember Amanda Peet? We didn't until this morning!

Did you know she had a daughter? We reported on Frances' birth back in February 2007, though we sort of forgot about it until this morning.

That's when we came across Cookie magazine. We haven't the slightest clue about what Cookie magazine is, or why Amanda Peet is featured in it. But celebrity baby fans can't deny that she and Frances are darn cute...

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Aww. There are never enough celebrity babies to go around.

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It's been quite the week for celebrity babies.

Yesterday, it was Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross cranking out two of them! Today, we're happy to report that Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip star Amanda Peet, 35, has given birth to a baby girl.

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Sources say Peet went into labor on Tuesday, resulting in the debut of Frances Pen - named after Peet's mom, Penny.

Yeah, it's a little strange, this name. But it's no Thijs or Heaven Rain.

The actress and her screenwriter husband, David Benioff, 36, were married in September 2006, shortly after Peet announced she was preggers.

This is the first child for both. Next up on the celebrity baby watch - Aussie actress Naomi Watts, former Felicity star Keri Russell and TV's lovable, now-married Bachelorette, Trista Sutter.

Congrats to Amanda and all these expectant ladies.

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Move over, McDreamy, you aren't the only one making a baby announcement today.

Amanda Peet and her fiancé, screenwritter David Benioff, are expecting their first baby.

"She's almost 12 weeks along. She's thrilled," says a source, who adds the two will tie the knot this month in New York City. The couple has been engaged since July 2005.

It's an exciting time for Peet, who's also starring in the latest Aaron Sorkin drama, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. It premieres this Monday and also marks the return of Matthew Perry to network TV.

We're not sure if the pregnancy will be written into the script or not, but we are sure about this: Brooke Hogan really can't sing. And digression is fun.

As for the proud papa, Benioff's screenwriting credits include 25th Hour (with Edward Norton), Troy (with Brad Pitt), and a forthcoming adaptation of the bestselling novel, The Kite Runner.

Amanda Peet Biography

Amanda Peet is an actress that starred on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. That show didn't last long, however. More »
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