Pregnant Jessica Alba Jokes About the Reason She Hoped for a Son: ‘I Wanted Someone to Love Me More’

Jessica Alba is hoping for a special, unique bond with her son on the way.

The actress and Honest Company co-founder stopped by The Rachael Ray Show Monday, dishing to the host about her pregnancy — and the opinions her daughters Haven Garner, 6, and Honor Marie, 9, have on their soon-to-arrive baby brother.

“My 6-year-old, she was worried about being a middle child, but she gets to be a big sister and a little sister, so she’s stoked about that,” said Alba, 36. “And she doesn’t have to compete with another girl.”

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For the Machete Kills star, she didn’t say one way or another whether the idea of having a boy was influential on her and husband Cash Warren‘s decision to add to her family, but she can’t help looking forward to one aspect.

“For me … the girls love their dad. I wanted someone to love me more,” Alba jokes, laughing. “When he comes home, they’re like, ‘Daddy!’ It’s like a party.”

“When I come home, they’re like, ‘Oh, hey Mom,’ ” she laments. “I’m like, ‘I do everything for you! I cook, I do all the things!’ ”

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Alba — who, appropriately, dressed as Juno from the 2007 movie of the same name over the weekend — admits that she “100 percent” steals Halloween candy from her daughters.

“One of the best parts of having a kid is stealing from them and torturing them, embarrassing them. It’s so fun!” she jokes.


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