The Sentimental Way Eddie Murphy Used His Newborn Son To Honor His Late Brother

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Keyaira Boone Dec, 04, 2018

Congrats are in order for Eddie Murphy and his fiancé Paige Butcher, who both welcomed a baby boy into the world.

The couple confirmed that their second child together, a son named Max Charles Murphy, was born on Friday in a statement to People magazine.

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“Both mother and son are doing well,” the comedian’s rep added.

And his son’s name has a sentimental meaning — the newborn is named after Murphy’s late brother, Charlie Murphy, who passed away from leukemia last year, according to USA Today.

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Murphy and Butcher already share a 2-year-old daughter, Izzy Oona, and the famed comedian has nine other children from previous relationships.

Congratulations to the happy couple!