USMagazine, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 5:00am (PST)
Jessica Biel has babies on the brain! At least she did on Saturday, Feb. 9, when she attended a brunch to celebrate mom-to-be and close pal Beverley Mitchell, who is expecting her first child, a girl, in April.
Biel, 30, married since October to Justin Timberlake, reunited with her former 7th Heaven co-star at West Hollywood eatery Eveleigh. There, she and several other guests, including Haylie and Hilary Duff -- who has a little one of her own, baby boy Luca -- enjoyed pancakes, frozen banana yogurt, and sliced apple bread on the restaurant's patio.
"Jessica Biel was one of the first guests to arrive," a source tells Us Weekly of the star, who looked "gorgeous" in a print dress and with her hair blown out sleek and straight. "She and Beverly are super close friends and were sitting together for the entire shower. Jessica was asking Bev a million questions about the baby, and Beverley was referring to her as an 'auntie.'"
The source added that the Total Recall actress "was in a great mood and seemed so excited" for her pal, 32, married to Michael Cameron since 2008. And she wasn't the only one -- "all the ladies played games, ate, and chatted," the source says.
When it came time to open the gifts, Mitchell could hardly contain herself. "Beverly was oohing and ahhing at all the cute clothes. She also got a high chair, stroller, swing, books, puzzles, and eco-friendly toys," the source gushes. "She can't wait to meet her baby girl." (Her due date is April 3.)
As for Biel? An insider told Us in 2012 that "Jessica definitely wants kids" with hubby Timberlake, 32.