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Eddie Murphy Comedian expecting ninth child with girlfriend

'Coming to America' star, Eddie Murphy is having his ninth child with his current girlfriend.

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Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy

(Us Weekly)
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Hollywood actor, Eddie Murphy, is having a baby with his girlfriend, Australian model Paige Butcher. This was made known by a rep of the comedian, Us Weekly reports.

Murphy, 54, and Butcher, 36, who have been dating for four years, will be welcoming their bundle of joy in May 2016.

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The Beverly Hills Cop actor is already a father to Eric, 26, with Paulette McNeelyChristian, 25, with Tamara Hood; and Bria, 25, Myles, 22, Shayne, 21, Zola, 15, and Bella, 13, with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell. He and former Spice Girl Melanie “Mel B” Brown also share one daughter, 8-year-old Angel.

In 2013, Butcher opened up to Vanity Fair about her relationship, saying:

“I’m in a relationship with a celebrity, so I felt like there’s already enough of me out there,” she told the magazine of why she chose to stay off social media. “I felt like I was giving out too much information. I was giving people too much access. I like to keep as much private as possible now.”

The Australian model has previously appeared in such films as Something’s Gotta Give and Big Momma’s House 2.

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