'Lost' star Naveen Andrews admits to fathering child while on break from longtime girlfriend

01/06/2006 at 07:40 PM ET

Ny11801062258big Naveen Andrews, 35, who plays Sayid on Lost, acknowledged today that he is the father of a baby boy conceived last year during a short break from his longtime girlfriend, actress Barbara Hershey, 57. In a statement released to the press, Naveen says that he and Barbara have worked things out, are together and committed, and that he "has every intention of assuming appropriate responsibility for the child". Naveen already has a 15 year old son, Jaisal, whom he had with his high school math teacher.

Source: AP

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