Eddie Murphy and girlfriend Paige Butcher are having a baby!


Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher

by Anna Lewis |
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Congratulations to Eddie Murphy and his ladyfriend Paige Butcher because they’re having a baby! A teeny-tiny little baby bundle.


The upcoming delivery from Monsieur Stork – which we can expect in May 2016 according to* ET Online* – will be the 54 year old’s ninth (NINTH!) child, while this will be 36-year-old Paige’s first. Exciting stuff!

Eddie’s oldest children are 26-year-old Eric, with Paulette McNeely, and 25-year-old Christian, with Tamara Hood. He also has five kids with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell – Bria, 25, Myles, 22, Shayne, 21, Zola, 15, and Bella, 13. And his youngest is 8-year-old Angel, with former Spice Girl, Mel B.

Wow. He has been a busy boy…

Other celebrity baby announcements!


Celebrity pregnancy news and baby announcements in 2015

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Katherine Jenkins and Andrew Levitas

Katherine and husband Andrew welcomed baby daughter Aaliyah Reign in an Instagram post on 30 September 2015. She weighed just under 7lbs.

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Baby Aaliyah

Look at Aaliyah's tiny feet!

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Samia Ghadie and Sylvain Longchambon

Coronation Street’s Samia and fiancé Sylvain had baby son Yves Joseph by Caesarean on Thursday 22 September 2015. He weighed 8lbs 9oz.

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Peter and Bella Stringfellow

Peter and his wife Bella welcomed son Angelo after an hour of labour on September 23 2015.

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Lily Cole and Kwame Ferreira

Supermodel Lily and partner Kwame had baby daughter Wylde Cole Ferreira on 11 September 2015.

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Frankie and Wayne Bridge

Frankie Bridge and husband Wayne Bridge announced the arrival of second son Carter on 15 August 2015.

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Carter Bridge

He's so cute!

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Jaime King and Kyle Newman

Jaime and husband Kyle had baby son Leo Thames Newman on Thursday 16 July, joining their toddler son James. He’s got none other than Taylor Swift as his godmother!

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Coleen and Wayne Rooney

The Rooneys announced they are expecting their third child on Twitter in July 2015. The baby will join older brothers Kai and Klay in January 2016.

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Helen Flanagan and Scott Sinclair

Helen and her footballer partner Scott Sinclair had baby Matilda Jessica on Monday 29 June 2015.

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Baby Matilda


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Evangeline Lilly and Norman Kali

Evangeline announced she is pregnant with partner Norman’s second child on Monday 29 June 2015. The baby boy or girl will have Kahekili as their older brother.

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Billi Mucklow and Andy Carroll

Billi Mucklow and fiancé Andy Carroll announced the birth of baby son Arlo on Monday 15 June 2015.

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Baby Arlo

Look how they announced Arlo's birth!

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Lisa and Jack Osbourne

Jack’s wife Lisa gave birth to second daughter Andy Rose on 13 June 2015 after being involved in a scary car crash just weeks before. Luckily, both were fine – and the parents’ older daughter Pearl loves having a baby sister.

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Baby Andy Rose


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Chad Michael Murray and Sarah Roemer

Chad Michael Murray and his wife Sarah had their first baby boy on May 31 2015, but still haven’t announced his name.

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Kate Middleton and Prince William

Kate and Wills – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – had new royal baby Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana on Saturday 2 May 2015. She joined heir to the throne Prince George, who was born on 22 July 2013.

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte


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Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

Justin and Jessica welcomed baby son Silas Randall on Saturday 11 April 2015, after months of speculation that Jessica was pregnant. They only confirmed she was expecting on Justin’s birthday in January.

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Baby Silas

It's almost too much to bear.

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Coco Rocha and James Conran

Supermodel Coco gave birth to baby girl Ioni James Conran, her first with husband James, on 28 March 2015.

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Baby Ioni

Most photogenic child ever?

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Adele Silva and Oliver Farber

Hollyoaks actress Adele Silva gave birth to baby daughter Sienna on 25 March 2015, her first with fiancé Oliver. Adele had had three previous miscarriages so was especially pleased that Sienna arrived safely and healthy.

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Baby Sienna


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Emmerdale actress Nicola Wheeler gave birth to a baby boy on Friday 13 March 2015.

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Emma Atkins and Tom

Emmerdale’s Emma Atkins and her boyfriend Tom welcomed their baby boy into the world in mid-February 2015, just before her 40th birthday. She had concealed her pregnancy for eight months and hasn’t yet announced her son’s name.

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Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher

Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher welcomed baby son Isaiah Michael into the world on Friday 27 February

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Baby Isaiah


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Liv Tyler and Dave Gardner

Liv Tyler gave birth baby boy Sailor Gene Gardner, her first with partner Dave Gardner, on Wednesday 11 February – six weeks early. Her elder son Milo is the baby’s senior by ten years.

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Baby Sailor

Oh. And did we mention Sailor's godfather is DAVID BECKHAM?!

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Martine McCutcheon and Jack McManus

Martine McCutcheon and husband Jack McManus had baby son Rafferty on 4 February 2015.

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Baby Rafferty

What a darling!

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Shakira and Gerard Piqué

Shakira and partner Gerard Piqué had baby boy Sasha on Thursday 29 January 2015. He joined big brother Milan, who was two at the time of his little sibling’s birth.

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Baby Sasha


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Baby Honey

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Fearne Cotton and Jesse Wood

Fearne Cotton and Jesse Wood had baby daughter Honey Krissy Wood on 9 September 2015 and announced her name on Twitter.

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Jaime Winstone and James Suckling

Jaime Winston and her partner James Suckling announced her pregnancy on Instagram on 10 September 2015 with a cute snap of Jaime’s BFF Miquita Oliver cupping her bump.

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Lateysha Grace

The Valleys’ Lateysha Grace gave birth to baby girl Wynter Anna Grace Charles on 8 September 2015 – her first with on-off boyfriend Ben. She had hoped to keep her pregnancy private but was forced to reveal it back in May after trolls started posting abuse about her weight gain.

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Baby Wynter

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Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty

Cat Deeley and husband Patrick Kielty revealed she was expecting on 3 September 2015, confirming that their baby boy or girl will arrive in the spring of 2016. It’s the first child for the happy couple, who got married in Rome in 2012.

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Charlotte Riley and Tom Hardy

Tom and Charlotte kept news of the new addition to their family quiet until the London premiere of Tom’s film Legend, where Charlotte wore a shapely black dress that showed off her baby bump. The child will be the first for the couple, joining Tom’s elder son Louis from his previous relationship.

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Imogen Thomas and Adam Horsley

Imogen revealed she was expecting her second child in May 2015, confirming that the new baby is due in November. She was then involved in a car crash in late-August, but fortunately she and the unborn child were fine. It’s Imogen first baby with partner Adam Horsley, though she already has a daughter named Ariana from a previous relationship.

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Sam Faiers

TOWIE’s Sam Faiers announced her surprise pregnancy just nine months after meeting boyfriend Paul Knightley. She’s thought to be due in February 2016.

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There was speculation the Milkshake singer was expecting her second child when she performed at Afropunk festival in August 2015. Sources confirmed the news, and Kelis’ baby will soon join her first son Knight, who was born in 2009.

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Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock

Kelly made her surprise pregnancy announcement on stage at a gig on 19 August 2015, something she “totally didn’t mean to” she later revealed. It’s Kelly and husband Brandon Blackstock’s second child after daughter River Rose was born 12 June 2014.

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Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell

Glee star Heather announced her second pregnancy on Instagram by posting a picture of herself next to a wall tape measure. It’ll be her and husband Taylor’s second baby after son Elijah, who was born in September 2014.

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Izzy and Harry Judd

McFly’s Harry revealed wife Izzy was expecting by announcing the news on Instagram. It’s the couple’s first child – and he or she already has a hashtag: #BabyJudd.

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Giovanna and Tom Fletcher

This gorgeous twosome announced they were expecting their second baby with a super-cute video featuring son Buzz playing a Sega Megadrive. Expect maaaany more photos like this when 'Player 2' is born...

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Briana Jungwirth and Louis Tomlinson

It was the celebrity baby news announcement that REALLY shocked everyone – and a million Directioners fainted in their rooms – when it dropped on 14 July 2015. 23-year-old stylist Briana and Louis weren’t in a relationship when she got pregnant, but Louis is said to be standing by her anyway. She is thought to be expecting their first child in December 2015 or January 2016.

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Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato

Michael Buble and his wife Luisana Lopilato announced her second pregnancy on 7 July 2015 in a really cute way, by getting toddler son Noah to poke his mum in the stomach and call out, “baby!”. N’aww.

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Keira Knightley and James Righton

In their typically low-key way (they also got married on the down-low too), Keira and husband James Righton welcomed their first baby girl into the world on 25 May 2015. They eventually revealed that her name is Edie.

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Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford

The notoriously private British actress still hasn’t publicly confirmed her first pregnancy with husband Marcus, but that hasn’t stopped speculation about her growing baby bump ever since she first premiered it in May 2015.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Kim announced her and Kanye’s second pregnancy in a typically Kim way – by including it in a Keeping Up With The Kardashians end-of-episode teaser on Sunday 31 May 2015. She is due on Christmas Eve, and big sister North West – who was born 15 June 2013 – presumably can’t wait to meet her little brother.

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Kian Egan and Jodi Albert

Westlife’s Kian and his wife Jodi welcomed their second baby boy into the world on Thurday 21 May 2015 and announced Zeke’s arrival on Facebook. Kian said their eldest son Koa was really excited about meeting his baby brother. Zeke was born weighing 7lb 13oz.

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Baby Zeke


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Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Richard Jones

Sophie revealed she and husband-of-10-years Richard were expecting their fourth child together on 19 May 2015.

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Leighton Meester and Adam Brody

Back in May 2015, speculation was rife that Gossip Girl’s Leighton and her OC husband Adam were expecting their first child after she was spotted with a baby bump at a premiere. Just three months later, on 4 August, she gave birth to baby daughter Arlo Day.

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Simon Gregson and Emma Gleave

Coronation Street actor Simon Gregson and his wife Emma Gleave announced their third pregnancy in a very inventive way back in May 2015 – by drawing ‘beer’ on his belly and ‘baby’ on hers. The latest child will join older brothers Alfie and Harry.

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Alfonso Ribeiro and Angela Unkrich

Fresh Prince’s Alfonso Ribeiro and his wife Angela Unkrich announced the birth of their second son, baby Anders, on 1 May 2015. Anders joined big brother AJ, big sister Sienna and weighted 7.7lbs.

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Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden

Emmerdale star Charley Webb and her co-star Matthew Wolfenden announced they are expecting their second child together on 2 June 2015, revealing the news in a Twitter picture with their five-year-old boy Buster. The pair, who got engaged in 2009, have a due date in December 2015.

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Catherine Tyldesley and Tom Pitfield

Coronation Street’s Catherine Tyldesley gave birth to baby boy Alfie James on Wednesday 18 March 2015, her first with fiancé Tom Pitfield.

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Baby Alfie

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Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton

Cate and Andrew announced they had adopted a baby girl in March 2016, a baby sister for sons Dashiell, Roman and Ignatius.

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Suzanne Shaw and Sam Greenfield

Hear’Say’s Suzanne surprised her fiancé Sam Greenfield with a really cute video on Valentine’s Day 2015, making him read aloud a poem about her changing body and wishing him luck before giving him a positive pregnancy test. The couple are now expecting their first child in October 2015, with Suzanne’s older son Corey looking forward to becoming a big brother.

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Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey

Glee’s Naya revealed she was expecting her and husband Ryan’s first child back in February 2015 and she gave birth to their baby boy in September.

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Olivia Colman and Ed Sinclair

Actress Olivia confirmed she was expecting her and husband Ed Sinclair’s third child back in February 2015, and she gave birth in August. The newest arrival is a sibling for big brothers Finn and Hal.

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Lena Headey

Game Of Thrones star Lena revealed her pregnancy in February 2016 and called out the media for intruding on her personal life. She’s since given birth to her second child, but hasn’t released any details about him or her.

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Abbey Clancy and Peter Crouch

Model Abbey gave birth to their “perfect princess” Liberty Rose on 1 June 2015 and shared pictures of her 6lb 8 newborn daughter. Liberty is the baby sister to Abbey and Peter’s firstborn girl, Sophia Ruby.

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Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik

New Girl star Zooey had a double whammy of an August 2015 as she gave birth to a “healthy baby girl” AND announced that she and fiancé Jacob had got married on the sly.

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Samantha Mumba and Torray Scales

Singer Samantha safely gave birth to baby girl Sage on 3 March 2015 after being in a terrifying car crash just a week before her due date. Luckily, both mum and baby were fine. Sage is the first child for both Sam and her husband Torray.

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Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osbourne

EastEnders’ Jac gave birth to baby daughter Ella on Sunday 15 February 2015, her first with fiancé Dan. Little Ella is the baby sister to Dan’s existing son Teddy.

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Una and Ben Foden

The Saturdays’ Una gave birth to baby son Tadhg John on 2 February 2015, a little brother for daughter Aoife Belle.

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Aoife and baby Tadhg

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter

Benedict broke a multitude of hearts back in November 2014 when he and Sophie announced their engagement in The Times. Just two short months later, it became apparent that she was expecting their first baby together. They quickly got married then Sophie gave birth to their baby boy in June 2015. They’ve not publicly revealed his name, but sources reckon it’s Christopher.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt and Brian Hallisay

Jennifer Love Hewitt and husband Brian Hallisay announced her pregnancy on 8 January and she gave birth to baby boy Atticus James on 24 June 2015. Atticus joins their older daughter Autumn James.

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Ben McKenzie and Morena Baccarin

The OC’s Ben and Morena announced her pregnancy in September 2015, but there’s a small catch: technically she’s still married to husband Austin Chick. Nonetheless, Ben is hoping to tie the knot with his babymama as soon as she’s legally free to do so.

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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

This sneaky pair only gave the world a few weeks to get used to the idea of Blake being pregnant with their first baby before she gave birth in late December 2014. However, they refused to give any more details – until revealing their baby daughter’s name is James. How cute is that?

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Baby James

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Coco Austin and Ice T

This married couple announced Coco was pregnant at the end of July 2015. The clothes-shirking glamour model is due with a baby in December, who they’re calling Chanel.

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Tamera Mowry

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Tamera Mowry children

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Ashlee Simpson

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Rebecca Adlington

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Isla Fisher

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Kristin Cavallari

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Hilaria and Alec Baldwin

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