Eddie Murphy Expecting Ninth Child

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Eddie Murphy and girlfriend of four years Paige Butcher are expecting a child together. The couple's first and Murphy's ninth. 

Eddie Murphy is going to be a dad…again!

The Oscar-nominated actor is expecting his ninth child and first baby with girlfriend, Paige Butcher.

Murphy's rep confirmed in the a statement to The Times that the new addition to the Murphy, 54, and Butcher, 36, household will arrive in May.

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The two have been an item for four years and recently made a notable red-carpet appearance together when the comedian was honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.  

Murphy has five children from his marriage with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell, a son with ex-girlfriend Paulette McNeely, a daughter with former Spice Girl and America's Got Talent judge Mel B, and a son with ex-girlfriend Tamara Hood. 

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