Most parents choose close family members or best friends as godparents for their children. Celebrities are no different—except their BFFs often happen to be other stars. Check out the notable godmothers and godfathers of some A-list offspring.
Why Her? In adorable Instagram shots, Swift posted a pic with the caption "Guess who just got named Godmother of this little one..... (ME)" while King wrote, "And @taylorswift will forever be looking over our new baby." "She's the most fun, most loving, most wonderful and most generous friend and I feel very blessed to have her in my life," King told E! last year. King's son, James, has a famous godmother, too: Jessica Alba!
The Celebrity Babies: Zachary and Elijah -- Elton John and David Furnish's sons
Why Her? "She's a great role model," John told Extra in 2013. "She's been a great godmother to Zachary. She came to bathe him in Las Vegas. She was already dressed to go to the show, and she was sitting there and she bathed him, and she was like dressed like Audrey Hepburn... and she fed him... We're all bonkers in this business, but we're human beings at the same time."
The Celebrity Babies: Harper Beckham -- David and Victoria Beckham's daughter
Why Her? The former Desperate Housewives actress and former Spice Girl are reportedly BFFs. "Victoria asked me to be Harper's godmother and of course I said yes," Longoria told the UK's Mirror in 2012. "I'm absolutely thrilled. Harper is simply adorable."
The Celebrity Babies: Vivienne and Knox Pitt -- Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's twins
Why Him? "Brad is a massive U2 fan and told Bono how much he admired him when they were introduced at a party a few years back," a source told the UK's Mirror back in 2008. "Since then, they've become very close, which Brad is thrilled about. Angelina is inspired by Bono's humanitarian work..."