It looks like Rachel McAdams has become a mama (and did it without ever mentioning her pregnancy to the press).
A photo of McAdams and boyfriend Jamie Linden out with baby is making the rounds, although the Mean Girls star has not yet commented on the pic released by Hollywood Pipeline. Linden is seen holding the baby in the photograph, while McAdams walks beside them wearing sunglasses and a ball cap.
McAdams, 39, has been keeping a low profile in recent months. Her last red carpet appearance was at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2017, and after she skipped the premier of her film Game Night in February, E! reported she was pregnant—something McAdams has never confirmed.
The Notebook star has reportedly been with screenwriter Jamie Linden since 2016, but the pair has kept their relationship as private as McAdams kept her pregnancy, and have never made a red carpet appearance together.
McAdams has not yet released the baby’s name or birthdate (and she might choose not to at all) but she has talked about motherhood in the past, telling People in 2009, “having a few [kids] would be great.”
She told the magazine her own mom was a huge inspiration in her life, and the kind of mother she would want to be. “She’s a nurse and very nurturing and gentle. She lets me be who I am. Hopefully I can take on those qualities and be as great as her,” she said, adding that while motherhood wasn’t in her immediate future, she was “looking forward to it someday.”
Well, it looks like someday has come.