Actress Reese Witherspoon has officially confirmed she's expecting a second child - and her three-year-old daughter AVA couldn't be happier.

The LEGALLY BLONDE star told chat show host Jay Leno on Friday night (02MAY03) that baby rumours are true - and she and husband Ryan Phillippe are delighted they're going to be parents again.

But their happiness is nothing compared to their daughter's.

She says, "Yes, I'm having a baby, my second. My daughter is so excited. She's making lots of preparations around the house.

"The other day she told me, `Mommy, the baby needs something - cheese snacks. We had to go to the store and get lots of cheese snacks."

05/05/2003 08:57