According to Eddie Murphy’s reps, the ‘Coming to America’ star is going to be a dad again. The baby we understand will be the comedian’s first with girlfriend Paige Butcher, and his ninth overall.
Murphy, 54, and Butcher, 36, who have been dating for four years, will welcome their bundle of joy in May 2016. The Australian born model has previously appeared in such films as Something’s Gotta Give and Big Momma’s House 2.
The actor is already a father to Eric, 26, with Paulette McNeely; Christian, 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.