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Eddie Murphy Is ‘Not Interested’ In Seeing His 10-Year-Old Daughter

Date March 16, 2018 14:53

In 2007, Eddie Murphy and “Scary Spice” Melanie Brown were in a tussle over the paternity of her daughter, Angel Iris Murphy Brown. It was reported that Murphy was unwilling to take a DNA test.

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Murphy, however, showed at a medical facility in Beverly Hills and took the test. Little Angel Iris was already 2 months old at the time.

Murphy and Brown were dated in 2006. But in December of the same year, Murphy told a Dutch TV show that he did not know if he was the father of Brown’s child. He suggested only a DNA test will confirm.

Murphy does not want to have anything to do with his daughter

Brown is currently facing a legal tussle with ex-husband, Stephen Belafonte, over visitation rights. According to reports, Belafonte wants a judge grant him step-father rights.

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Belafonte claims Angel Iris has known him as her father since she began walking. According to him, this has earned him daddy rights.

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On the other hand, Murphy is "not interested" in having anything to do with his daughter.

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Furthermore, Murphy is evasive. The comedian has not made any public statement in his defense.

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He has 9 children with 5 women

Eddie Murphy is 56 and has a total of 9 children with five different women. He had five kids with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell Murphy, one with Tamara Hood Johnson. Paulette McNeely has one child, so does Melanie Brown and Paige Butcher.

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A profile by Rolling Stone in 2011 says the comedian keeps photos of all his children on a shelf in his Beverley Hills mansion.

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