Alyson Hannigan Congratulates Jessica Simpson on Birth, Unofficially Takes Over Title of “Biggest Bump in Hollywood”

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Jun. 15 2013, Updated 11:21 p.m. ET

actress Alyson Hannigan may have yet another reason to celebrate.

With the birth of Jessica Simpson’s daughter earlier this week, Hannigan unofficially claimed the title as having the “biggest baby bump in Hollywood.”

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“Congrats to Jessica Simpson!” the 38-year-old actress tweeted following Simpson’s delivery. “Does this mean I now have the biggest baby bump in Hollywood?”

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Hannigan, who plays (currently pregnant) Lily Aldrin on the CBS show How I Met Your Mother, announced in mid-December of 2011 that she is expecting her second child with husband Alexis Denisof. The happy couple are also proud parents to 3-year-old daughter Satyana.

Ontheredcarpet.com writes that Hannigan and Denisof, 46, have been married since 2003, after the two met while filming season 3 of Joss Whedon’s cult TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

In the show Alyson took on the role of Buffy’s friend Willow, while Alexis portrayed Wesley Wyndam-Pryce — a member of the Watchers’ Council (an organization which trains Slayers to fight monsters such as vampires and demons).

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After Buffy, Denisof reprised his Wyndam Pryce role on the spin-off show “Angel” and also played Senator Daniel Perrin in “Dollhouse,” another Whedon sci-fi series that aired on Fox network from February 2009 to January 2010. He currently plays Sandy Rivers on “How I Met Your Mother” and has appeared in 7 episodes to date, most recently being seen on the April 16, 2012, episode.

On the big screen, Denisof has played minors parts in films such as Innocent Lies, First Knight and True Blue. He stars in Whedon’s new film “The Avengers,” which is set for release on Friday, May 4, playing a mysterious character called “The Other.”

As for Alyson Hannigan, besides her well known roles on HIMYM and the American Pie series, the actress also has a recurring guest role on Veronica Mars as Trina Echolls and even has Theatre experience, starring alongside Luke Perry in a stage adaptation of When Harry Met Sally in early 2004.

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