Jessica Simpson's Baby on 'People' Is Just the Latest Celebrity Cover Cutie (PHOTOS)

Jeanne Sager | May 30, 2012 Celebrity Moms

jessica simpsonIt's out! It's out! The picture of Jessica Simpson and her darling new baby girl is finally out! And we have it right here for you to get a look at the People magazine cover that's introducing little Maxwell Drew to the world. 

Hold your horses, we're getting there. But first, we know the real question here is whether the cover rates the $800,000 the singer supposedly got for Maxwell's first photo shoot? That depends of course on how you rate baby photos. Do you want an honest depiction of life with a newborn? Or do you just want to see if the kid is cute or not?

Considering we have yet to see a celebrity baby photo featuring a screaming newborn, I'm betting it's the latter. So to judge whether People got their money's worth, we've put J Simps' new girl and her cover up against some of the biggies.

As someone who thinks all babies are ugly from the get-go, even I have to admit Jessica's little girl managed to tug at my heartstrings. But can little Maxi Drew carry a cover like Shiloh Jolie-Pitt? And what about Suri Cruise? When Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise showed her off in Vanity Fair, it was impossible to get a copy. I had to go take a peek at my local library! Little Maxwell has some pretty stiff competition.

So you be the judge! Here are some of the sweetest celebrity baby introductions to come out on newsstands recent years, and of course the introduction of Maxwell Drew!

Which new baby magazine cover is your favorite?


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  • Suri Cruise in 'Vanity Fair'


    Image via Vanity Fair

    Little did we know this Vanity Fair cover in 2006 would be the first of thousands of pictures of Suri Cruise. I didn't want to be mean then (although plenty of other folks on the Internet did it for me ...), but let's just say Suri is one of those kids whose looks have vastly improved with age.

  • Shiloh Jolie-Pitt in 'People'


    Image via People

    Oh, oh, Shiloh! Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's little girl already had mama's perfect pout going on, but I think the look on Daddy's face really made this picture.

  • Jennifer Lopez and Twins in 'People'


    Image via People Magazine

    Jennifer Lopez served up double the darling when she introduced Max and Emme to the world in 2008. Think it's hard being pitted against other celebrity babies? Try having to outcute your twin!


  • Christina Aguilera and Max in 'People'


    Image via People

    It's hard to combat the cuteness of a baby stripped down to nothing but a diaper, and Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bateman's son Max looked natural lying on mom's chest in Februrary 2008.


  • Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt and the twins


    Image via People

    There's no arguing that Knox and Vivienne have turned out to be adorable. But when Anglina Jolie and Brad Pitt introduced them to us on the cover of People in August 2008, the cover photo was rather lacking. We couldn't even see one twin's face!

  • Jessica Simpson and baby Maxwell Drew


    Image via People


    I love that People told us that little Maxi has mommy's eyes, because, um, well, we can't even see them! For $800,000 couldn't we get a picture of her when she was awake? Sheeeeesh!

    But still, doesn't she look edible? I can understand why Jess says she and Eric pass the time just staring at her. And Jessica looks radiant.

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