It looks like Eddie Murphy is about to be a father, once again, because news sources recently revealed Murphy and his longtime girlfriend, Paige Butcher, are expecting their first child together.
According to E! Online, the couple announced Butcher’s pregnancy with a public statement, explaining they “are pleased to announce that they are expecting a child in May.”
Murphy and Butcher, who is an Australian actress and model, have been dating for four years and this will be Butcher’s first child. However, this will be the ninth child for Murphy.
As most know, Murphy has five other kids with his ex-wife Nicole Murphy: Bria, 25, Myles, 22, Shayne, 21, Zola, 15, and Bella, 13. Murphy also has an 8-year-old daughter, Angel, with former Spice Girls singer Mel B. Murphy’s other kids include a 26-year-old son, Eric, with ex-girlfriend Paulette McNeely, as well as a 25-year-old son, Christian, with ex-girlfriend Tamara Hood.
Congratulations to Murphy and Butcher.