Ninth Child on the Way for Eddie Murphy

11/04/2015 at 08:00 PM ET

Eddie Murphy girlfriend Paige Butcher baby

A bundle of joy is on the way!

Eddie Murphy and girlfriend Paige Butcher are expecting their first child together in May, his rep confirms to Entertainment Tonight.

Although the baby will be the first for Butcher, 36, it will be the ninth child for 54-year-old Murphy, who is already dad to Eric, 26, and Christian, 25, as well as Bria, 25, Myles, 22, Shayne, 21, Zola, 15, and Bella, 13, his children with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell, and his 8-year-old daughter Angel with Melanie Brown.

In the meantime, Murphy has recently gotten back to his comedic roots.

In October, the comedian performed his first stand-up routine in decades as he accepted the coveted Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, and delivered his much-talked about Bill Cosby impression.

— Naja Rayne

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Kathleen on

All the pictures of this couple I’ve ever seen have been on their “coffee runs.” I suspect their barista was the third person to know of the pregnancy if she switched to decaf.

murphycondom on

sickening. not a bundle of joy at all.

Catherine on

I hope he’s nicer to this baby mama than he was to Melanie.

toriacove on

Looks like Eddie’s token White chick wants to make sure she receives child support just like his Black baby mamas do when they break up. And trust me, they will break up. It’s just a matter of time.

Niko on

Is Eddie Murphy even a father to Angel? More like Mel B’s current hubby is raising her. Murphy just impregnated Mel B, left her, and denied the baby was his until a paternity test proved otherwise. Classy fella.

Anonymous on

A man who already has eight kids, how will her baby be special?

msliftbig on

He needs a vasectomy stat! Smh

KiKi on

How special . . . expecting his NINTH child! I’m sure his other 8 kids are just thrilled!

Larry St Robbie on

Congratulations to the future mom and dad. Eat your hearts out, bitter haters.

dcgal on

Some women will do ANYTHING not to have to work

Stacy on

congratulations; wishing them a happy, healthy baby

NeedACondom? on

Someone needs either to be fixed or get a condom!!!!

Anonymous on

Yuck, he is old, and she is on the older scale to have a baby. She will be high risk due to her age. His 9th child? Wow, well I sure hope he is involved with his other children and is a father to them all. He is to old to be having another baby, more like he is having his grandchild.

Anonymous on

Congrulatons on his new addition!

happy on

More old people having kids….smh.

ZP on

Aww a big family, so happy for him!

colig on

these celebs just spit out kids one after another and then pass them off to nannies and others and they just bring them out as accessories when cameras are around.

Hea on

Where does he find these women and what kind of people are they?

Fist on

Congrats Eddie, continued happiness.

Sean R on

Whats wrong with you people? At least he can afford them financially, which is more than I can say for most!

kevin on

man, does she have daddy issues !!

sally on

So he hasn’t gotten snipped yet? Unreal- time to get going as your a grandpa now!

mel on

is that the thing, stars having kids in their 50’s.

Tricé on

Why are there so many jealous folks in the world?? You people are hilarious, not hilarious enough to be famous though, haha! The chicks wish they could be the baby mama of some rich celeb, and you dudes wish you’ll be able to pull and impregnate some young hot model when you’re over 50.
You know judging people says more about the person judging than the one being judged.

KL on

WOW 9 kids?! wow…

Terokaron on


Anonymous on

OMG…. You would expect a man like Eddie to care for his kid and stay with his wifes all of them…

He-111 on

Paoge; your CB favors buy nothing! Remember the knockout game?

csgo on

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