Ewan McGregor adopts a baby girl

04/12/2006 at 12:09 PM ET

A spokesman for British actor Ewan McGregor has confirmed that he and wife Eve have adopted a baby girl from Mongolia. It is reported that Ewan met the little girl two years ago while filming his global motorbike tour. Ewan and Eve have two daughters, Clara, 10, and Esther, 5. It has been revealed that the couple were denied an adoption in 2004 which involved a 3 year old girl called Jamiyantsetseg. Upon learning that the adoption had been denied he agreed instead to pay for her living and school expenses in Ulan Bator until she was 16.

Source: This is London

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Stacey on

Oh I love him so.

Kat_Momof3 on

Me, too.

congrats to him and his family… I wonder why they would have been turned down before.

However, I think what they did for the girl they were turned down for was very generous.

tink1217 on

Congrats to them!!! And, what a wonderful thing for them to do for the other girl!!