April 6th, 2010
04:52 PM ET

Diablo Cody confirms pregnancy

Diablo Cody

The cat’s out of the bag for Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody.

Cody announced Tuesday, via Twitter, that she’s pregnant.

“Thanks for the congrats on my fetus! No secrets here; just thought it would be fun to see how big I could get before someone noticed,” she wrote.

Perez Hilton “outed” Cody on his blog Tuesday morning, reporting that “the Oscar-winning screenwriter...recently got married (to a nice, normal, non-celeb dude). And, Diablo is also pregnant and due to give birth soon.”


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  1. Jay

    Anyone who has struggled with infertility knows all babies are miracles.

    Go Everet!

    April 9, 2010 at 2:13 am | Report abuse |
  2. Everet

    http://science.discovery.com/top-ten/2008/hoaxes/hoaxes-01.html

    Oh yeah, Science prevails!!!

    April 8, 2010 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Everet

    Since you want to play the "you show me" game, why don't you show me where it states that "I believe in those times the only religion was scientists".

    Deutoronomy discusses the laws of killing a child within the womb.

    Here is a question, prove Jesus did not die and rise again.

    April 8, 2010 at 6:19 pm | Report abuse |
  4. SciencePrevails

    "Just because "science" coins a term does not mean it to be so. Not too long ago, science stated the earth was flat, that a heavier object falls faster then a smaller object,"

    I believe that in those times, Religion was the only scientists, and anyone who dared argue with them was at best excommunicated, and at worst killed.

    Galileo, anyone?

    Please tell me where in the bible it defines the difference between baby and fetus. Actually, tell me anywhere in the bible it says that aborting a fetus is wrong. And then you can explain to me while this nice little article about someone being pregnant, who made a movie about a teenager NOT HAVING AN ABORTION, has turned into this moronic discussion about JEEEEBUS AND TUH BIEBLE!

    April 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  5. ryan

    smbitterman-

    Great point! They are murderers and morons, like you state. The only difference is nobody disputes that fact. Some people like to call it a fetus rather than a baby, because it helps them justify killing it.

    April 8, 2010 at 1:00 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Ms. Kay

    Actually it is a fetus until it's born.

    April 8, 2010 at 10:46 am | Report abuse |
  7. Tom Gertz

    Her first name is Devil? Nice. Bet she has some sweet tats.

    April 8, 2010 at 10:19 am | Report abuse |
  8. smbitterman

    Ryan-

    You state that if it is a human life and you kill it, you are a murderer? Does that include these anti-abortionist morons who think that putting a bullet in a doctor is doing "God's will?"

    April 8, 2010 at 10:08 am | Report abuse |
  9. smbitterman

    Geez people. Lighten up. It's not like she called it a "parasite" or a "tadpole" or something. Look up the word "fetus" and you will see that she did indeed use it in the correct context.

    April 8, 2010 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  10. Tracy

    I am having Bigfoot's baby so I believe my pregnancy is more newsworthy. I got hemerhoids like nobody's business.

    April 8, 2010 at 9:59 am | Report abuse |
  11. dave gill

    Yipee a story everyone wants to know about. This is after all AMERICA. The busy body country of the world.

    April 8, 2010 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
  12. Cree203

    Who cares?

    April 8, 2010 at 9:28 am | Report abuse |
  13. DD

    I prefer the term 'parasite'

    Internal parasite while in utero
    External parasite after parturition

    Gamete, embryo, fetus, miracle, blessing, peanut, munchkin, baby, cutie, butterball....who cares. Most parents have a pet name for their kids from the get-go. At least DC's is medically accurate.

    April 8, 2010 at 8:55 am | Report abuse |
  14. socialstigma

    i have 2 children that i love and adore.
    somedays they're miracles.
    somedays past fetuses their prime....

    April 8, 2010 at 7:39 am | Report abuse |
  15. nikki Niglio

    Who cares... She has a stupid name and uses the word "fetus" like a freak. She's already had her 15 minutes of fame, so lets up she likes her new job as MOMMY.

    April 8, 2010 at 7:15 am | Report abuse |
  16. D3

    Is it going to be a Pit fiend or a succubus?

    April 8, 2010 at 3:43 am | Report abuse |
  17. Maria

    WHO is Diablo Cody and WHY do I care she is pregnant????? Oscar winning screenwriter of WHAT?

    April 8, 2010 at 12:22 am | Report abuse |
  18. Everet

    Just because "science" coins a term does not mean it to be so. Not too long ago, science stated the earth was flat, that a heavier object falls faster then a smaller object, and soon they will all proclaim that evolution was the biggest fraud theory perpetuated by man.

    Liberal Idaho stated the bible is fiction. Look up how many great scientists believe in the authenticity of the bible. Look up how many scientifical facts are there long before they were "discovered." But you will not. Because you are the true hater. You hate God. You hate authority. And you hate the fact that you do not have it all under control. Gracefully, the Lord does not hate you and died so that you can have the opportunity to not see everlasting torment but live eternally in peace with Him. You hate this too.

    Finally, there will be a judgment. And every word spoken by you all will be judged. When you are asleep tonight, realize you have no control of whether you wake up. Where will you be when you die?

    And, Liberal Idaho, Psalm 127:3 states that Children are God's blessing to us. So one day whenever you were born, you were a blessing and not a fetus.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Kahle

    So...she is having a baby, nice. I really have nothing to say here since this story is not really what I would call "news"..I mean it is news of some sort but I think you know what I mean, anyways I just wanted to say nice Wilma..Yup that was it, night

    April 7, 2010 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  20. Jay

    How sick, twisted, and uninformed are the people we glorify for entertaining us? She's having a fetus. . . Nice start to another very unhappy and drug addicted star baby.

    April 7, 2010 at 10:31 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Eric Nicolas

    Great. You and a million other people today.

    April 7, 2010 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  22. sinned

    gee...i wonder if it started in a chair?

    April 7, 2010 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
  23. JT

    She's hideous, amazing somebody did it with her

    April 7, 2010 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  24. EDJ

    I just passed gas: It's a miracle!!

    April 7, 2010 at 7:07 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Bob

    Just a blob.

    April 7, 2010 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Wow

    Only in America can such an innocuous story be made so political.

    April 7, 2010 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  27. ryan

    BTW,

    Congrats to Diablo and Non-Celeb Guy on their Fetus. And if the story is true that they put their first up for adoption, I respect you more. If you don't want it, give it to somebody that does, but don't kill it...

    April 7, 2010 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  28. ryan

    fetus = human lifeform inside the womb

    Fetus, Baby, Tomaeto, Tomato. Human LIFE, LIFE, LIFE, LIFEform. If it is human LIFE and you kill it, you're a murderer...

    April 7, 2010 at 6:20 pm | Report abuse |
  29. ThrashGoddess

    well said, Idaho!

    April 7, 2010 at 6:01 pm | Report abuse |
  30. Liberal Idaho

    Heh. No wonder solely pro-lifers are so stupid (and unfortunately keep reproducing, much to the chagrin of the intelligent percentage of the food chain): they simply refuse to educate themselves, and take themselves too seriously.

    A baby, before it is born, is called a "fetus" in scientific terms. It is not a miracle, it comes with a good, solid screw (sinner!). Which you wouldn't know because you've had your "brain" immersed in the book of fiction: a bible. Dog help your kid.

    A solid sense of humor "Thanks for the congrats on my fetus" is funny to smart people, who appreciate worldly writers who make this world brighter with solid tales of elements such as–omigod–a pregnant teenager. Yes, they do exist in this world. Some of them are actually smart; although, your fearless grandma of a world leader, Sarah Palin, thinks this was an act of god.

    Lighten up. But do your homework.

    April 7, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Wilma

    will, er, Will,

    lighten up. I'm just havin' a wee bit 'o fun.

    April 7, 2010 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  32. ThrashGoddess

    wow, there are a lot of haters on here.

    April 7, 2010 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  33. 5t1v

    w h o c a r e s ????

    April 7, 2010 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Kieran

    doubful she'll care once she has the abortion. Will CNN be covering that one too?

    April 7, 2010 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  35. kay

    iz it a boy or gyrl?

    April 7, 2010 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  36. Sonia

    For those of you who are taking offense to this person's choice of words, please remember that Ms. Cody renamed herself Diablo. She was showing a sense of humor and being funny. That used to be a good thing. Please don't fret so much. I can assure you she is well aware of what is happening in her private life and values it.

    April 7, 2010 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse |
  37. not as jobless as u guys

    u guys need to seriously consider getting a LIFE. and those of u with the miracle of life bullcrap need to seriously consider getting in touch with reality. i though CNN moderated these comments. wow, commenting on these articles is a waste of time as it is.

    April 7, 2010 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Kieran

    Dodgson! Dodgson! We got Dodgson here!! See, NOBODY CARES!

    April 7, 2010 at 3:43 pm | Report abuse |
  39. will

    Wilma, you surely, shirley, worry to, 2, too, much about grammar. If it concerns u, ewe, you, y don't, do not you, start with ur, your own, informal writing. LIke capitlize the first letter of the first word, of each sentence. Capitlize nouns and names, such as mr smartypants, and use a period, after mr. and seperate smarty pants.
    Plus, it is not easy to identify sarcasm within imformal blogs, or texting, such as this 1, one, won. People would have to read other writings of yours to know you are being sarcastic, or get to know you in person, as to know when you are be sarcastic, factual, or just hateful.

    You know what would be a miracle? If you miracle people would stop shoving your views down every one elses throat.

    Live your life with your mystical miracles and leave the smart people alone!
    Does this really sound sarcastic to you? Sounds like you have a personal problem, with another issue. I am willing to listen and reply, if you want to discuss much.

    April 7, 2010 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Liz

    What is wrong with you people? Nothing better to do with your lives than gripe about others lives? Jeez. Lighten up folks.

    April 7, 2010 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Andy

    Thank you Derek! I saw a comment that babies are miracles so they shouldn't be referred to as fetuses... Sure, babies are great – that's how we keep life going! But let's not get all twisted about her choice of words!

    April 7, 2010 at 3:08 pm | Report abuse |
  42. vaprs

    Non-celeb Guy - are you serious? LOL No one is responding to either of your posts... this is what I find amazing.

    April 7, 2010 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Richard

    Is she sure it isnt a food baby?

    April 7, 2010 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Non-celeb Guy

    It really didn't take very long to get her preggers either. Probably about 2 minutes, tops.

    April 7, 2010 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  45. Wilma

    the definition I posted above is for those who don't get it. some posts are simply sarcasm and should be read as such.

    and Wilur – it's spelled "too" when using it in the form you're using it in and the rest of your sentence, well, is poor form. who's smart now mr smartypants!

    April 7, 2010 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  46. SciencePrevails

    fetus = human lifeform inside the womb

    baby = human lifeform OUTSIDE the womb

    a fetus has the potential to be a baby, but it is not an actual baby. If it were an actual baby, it would be eligible for a SS#, it's own health insurance, government aid, and all that good stuff. But it's NOT. She is using the correct terminology – until she gives birth, she has a fetus inside her.

    Using your own personal experience and belief system ("babies are miracles because I struggled to have them!" "babies are miracles because God said so!" (and WHERE does he say that, pray tell?) and using it to paint everyone's experience is not useful.

    April 7, 2010 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  47. Non-celeb Guy

    DC and I gave our first baby up for adoption.

    April 7, 2010 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Wilma

    sarcasm

    –noun
    1.harsh or bitter derision or irony.
    2.a sharply ironical taunt; sneering or cutting remark: a review full of sarcasms.

    April 7, 2010 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  49. Liberal

    Wilma, you are correct.
    Diablo has a right to do whatever she wants with her fetus. Call it a fetus, abort the fetus, nurture and love the fetus.

    April 7, 2010 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Danielle

    Hopefully, this will distract her from writing.

    April 7, 2010 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Steve

    Wow, I can't believe I'm diving into the cesspool that is the CNN comments section, but I DO have a child who I love very, very much, and before he was born, he was a fetus, not a baby. We tried hard not to call him a baby when he was in utero, because he wasn't, though we did start to slip a lot near the end. Anyway, even if you think it IS a baby, it's a child not a choice, etc. - and all this is debatable - what's not debatable is that it's still a fetus, because that's the scientific word for what it is. You don't get to change the definitions of words just because they don't make you feel super spiritual and moral.

    My child isn't a miracle, either. He's just the world's greatest kid. Isn't that enough? You people with your deep-seated psychological need to attach hyperbole and religious symbolism to absolutely EVERYTHING.

    April 7, 2010 at 2:02 pm | Report abuse |
  52. concerned4379

    will she name the baby anticristo cody ??

    April 7, 2010 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Sam

    Some of you need to grab a sense of humor.

    April 7, 2010 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
  54. wilur

    Wilma cannot be to smart herself judging who is smart and not smart.

    April 7, 2010 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  55. greenteagod

    Life would be better if more people punched Perez Hilton in the face. Shake a fetus.

    April 7, 2010 at 1:09 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Mikey B

    I hope her baby is healthier than her screenplay for "Jennifer's Body."

    April 7, 2010 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  57. Wilma

    You know what would be a miracle? If you miracle people would stop shoving your views down every one elses throat.

    Live your life with your mystical miracles and leave the smart people alone!

    April 7, 2010 at 12:50 pm | Report abuse |
  58. Fred L. Fraud

    You people are twits

    April 7, 2010 at 12:48 pm | Report abuse |
  59. Jason

    Let the hazing of the fetus begin!

    April 7, 2010 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  60. dollar79

    thank goodness, now that i know this, i can finally sleep at night.

    April 7, 2010 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
  61. emil

    WHO CARES!!!!! Diablo Cody is overrated. She didn't deserve that Oscar. She's the postre girl for the whol whole indie/vegan hipster snob lifestyle. Family Guy got it right, she's a call girl who got lucky. The world does not need another hipster baby. But if there's a biproduct maybe she'll stop writing horrible screenplays and books

    April 7, 2010 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |
  62. Meljackson

    Fetus?? What soon to be new mother calls her child a fetus? She is weird....another freak out of Hollywood....

    April 7, 2010 at 11:52 am | Report abuse |
  63. Ballz

    Grats on perpetuating the overpopulation issues on the planet...who the heck is this person?

    April 7, 2010 at 11:48 am | Report abuse |
  64. DizPAC

    Perez Hilton really has no right to "out" anyone. Don't you think she would have liked to have announced her news at a time she found appropriate? This Perez guy is completely irresponsible and obnoxious. The world would be a better place if he didn't probe into people's private lives and "out" their news, stealing their thunder. It's just so not cool anymore.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
  65. Head Diva In Charge

    Congrats to you on the baby and snagging a nice "non celeb dude".

    April 7, 2010 at 11:34 am | Report abuse |
  66. Jeff

    How many bottles of Sunny-D can we expect her to drink?

    April 7, 2010 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
  67. Paulie Bleeker

    The real question is: Is she keeping it? Is she going to set up an adoption plan with a nice couple that ultimately separates before the birth and then proceed with the adoption with a single mother? Hmmm... sounds like a script in the making.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
  68. Seriously!

    People: It's a story about a person who is pregnant. It's a wonderful thing, and the controversial topic of fetus vs. human is being carried out on this story? Get a grip, and get out from behind your computer and enjoy your real life.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  69. smithy

    i don't remember sleeping with her.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
  70. Stop It

    Who cares? There are hundreds of thousands of pregnant women (and I think one "man") in the world right now. Why single out this one? In no way do I try to belittle the miracle of pregnancy/birth, I just don't see the newsworthiness of some of the CRAP that gets put out there. Now if she was impregnated by, say a turtle or a grizzly bear, then yeah.... I'd be intrigued.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:25 am | Report abuse |
  71. Matt

    Derek, it's apparent you do not have children. Yes, childbirth has been around for thousands of years. But when you think about the randomness of fertilization and when you see how a child immediately has its own personality upon birth, you'll understand why each child truly is a miracle.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
  72. Carla

    Derek. After personally struggling with infertility, and being told twice that I wouldn't get pregnant, my 2 children are indeed miracles in my mind. So, yup, some people do indeed consider babies miracles.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  73. Derek

    Babies are not miracles. People have been reproducing for thousands of years. While fascinating, it is just another normal life cycle – like digestion.

    Good luck to Diablo and her fetus.

    April 7, 2010 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  74. Keith

    Wow...such a newsworthy event. Uh, no.

    April 7, 2010 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  75. Jim

    Thank you, logan.

    April 7, 2010 at 10:52 am | Report abuse |
  76. logan

    technically it is a fetus until its born, then its a human child

    April 7, 2010 at 9:41 am | Report abuse |
  77. Mike40

    Take it easy, everyone – that's just her sense of humor coming through – you all DID see Juno, right? I'm sure she's perfectly aware of the "miracle of life" growing inside her.

    April 7, 2010 at 9:15 am | Report abuse |
  78. Donnie

    Leave it to Perez want to be to once again try and steal someone's thunder. To bad poor pathetic guy does not have any of his own. Diablo, congrats to you...

    April 7, 2010 at 8:38 am | Report abuse |
  79. Wilhelm von Schlemp

    Fetus? You're efffin' SLOW!!!

    It's a human child, and CONGRATS!!!!

    April 7, 2010 at 5:19 am | Report abuse |
  80. Sal

    This is not a fetus it is a miracle. A BABY – Thank you. I pray Mom and baby are healthy.

    April 7, 2010 at 3:25 am | Report abuse |
  81. Fred L. Fraud

    I have confirmed that I had a cheese sandwich today.

    April 6, 2010 at 11:42 pm | Report abuse |
  82. Sency

    Congratz to Diablo – people are very happy for her

    http://www.sency.com/diablo-cody.htm

    April 6, 2010 at 8:42 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Kirk Loe

    Good luck fetusing!

    April 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | Report abuse |

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