How Reese Witherspoon helped hide Megan Fox's baby

Witherspoon welcomed 3rd child shortly before Fox


Megan Fox's delivery of her first child was so secretive, we just knew the similarly press-shy Adele was taking notes.

It turns out all the Brit songstress would have needed to throw off the gossip hounds would've been Reese Witherspoon.

The actress, 36, recently welcomed her third child, a baby boy named Tennessee. Witherspoon's new arrival just so happened to be born around the same time as Megan Fox's son.

With that stroke of luck, Fox's husband, Brian Austin Green, said on Ryan Seacrest's radio show Tuesday, the pair managed to escape media scrutiny.

"I've been wanting to send Reese Witherspoon flowers for like a month and a half now, because she actually gave birth the day before us in Santa Monica, and we were lucky enough to go in at like 2:30 in the morning to the hospital and nobody knew," Green recalled. "We got home and thought, 'this is unbelievable.' Because we weren't expecting to be able to get away with it. We were expecting all the guys to be in the hallways, in the parking structure, and all that stuff. So, we just figured we would go with it as long as we could."

The news eventually came out a few weeks later, but Fox and her husband were happy to have their privacy for that long.

"We have been very lucky to have had a peaceful few weeks at home, but I would like to release this myself before others do," Fox said on her Facebook page in mid-October. "I gave birth to our son Noah Shannon Green on September 27. He is healthy, happy, and perfect."