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Eddie Murphy: I am a Good Father

Eddie Murphy: I am a Good Father

Deadbeat daddy Eddie Murphy defends himself to Entertainment Tonight via a statement on his behalf.

Eddie Murphy always has and will continue to honor his responsibilities as a father. Mr. Murphy and Ms. Brown dated very briefly and never made any plans of ANY sort. He acknowledges paternity of the child Angel, and has paid child support to Ms. Brown as well as covering the expenses of her pregnancy. Mr. Murphy views this as a private matter and as such, will not be making any further comments about it.”

In a press conference earlier this week, Mel B’s attorney Gloria Allred alleged that Eddie has not paid a penny in financial support.

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  • Anonymous

    phooey – damage control

  • Sophia

    He cares more about that donkey character in shrek movies than he does about Angel, his own daughter. Bleh! I hope they bring him down. The donkey gets the money and Angel takes it HAHA!!

  • Natalie

    They both need to shut up about it, for that baby’s sake.

    Eddie should be a man and pay child support. Mel should have known better though. Now it’s time for her to move on wit her life and do what’s best for their child.

  • Dirty Cougar

    Like I said before really, think before you F@CK! Use contraceptives @ least if, you don’t want an unplanned pregnancy. This going to court business is really stupid and childish. You made you’re bed. Time to lay in it! Nuff said!

  • toodles

    I think this girl is trying to milk his fame for her benefit. cause he takes good care of his other kids and has provided for ths kid as well. What she is doing is so tacky…Using that baby to milk some fame for dead career. trying to make a comeback on Eddies back.

  • bdj

    Eddie better watch out. He has the exes ganging up on him. They had a power lunch together. He should just pay up and try to be a good dad to ALL his kids. This is a private matter and they should take it out of the media.

  • alison p

    “I’m a good father” What? He has not even seen the baby in person. He must mean he is a good banker.

  • Sabrina

    hmmmm He said, she said. Wonder who’s telling the truth…

  • Kira

    Where do women get off thinking it is the man’s TOTAL responsibility to prevent pregnancy? It is a woman’s responsibility to own their body and take responsibility for how they use it. It’s (both) a man and woman’s responsibility to use protection in the prevention of the AIDS virus! Women, also, have the legal right and privilege in the United States to have early term abortion and should if they are unmarried. We have too many dysfunctional and fatherless families due to sexual promiscuity and lack of responsibility in the United States.

    Women on here in support of Melanie Brown’s use of the media to gain what she wants (excessive MONIES via Gloria Allred) and attempts to destroy Eddie Murphy’s professional comeback have no insight into how life nor relationships with men should work. Melanie Brown is the cause of Eddie Murphy not receiving the Academy Award last year for “Dreamgirls” wherein he had received the highest recognition in the Globe Awards and all others. This same woman was five-months pregnant when she married the father of her first daughter and then divorced him one year later.

    She has nothing of which to be proud….

  • Xena

    Real men, love and support any child….there are so many examples of men who do that for kids who are their biological kids.
    Eddie stop it already, the kid is yours, love, care and support her, that’s all….geez be a MAN!

  • sillyme

    I didn’t believe her claims that it was planned. And, if it was, then planned on her part, but not his. Of course, he should have worn protection, but I think she was out to get pregnant with him from the start, just so she could milk him for child support. I mean, they barely date, and all of a sudden she’s pregnant? Yeah, she planned it. She was probably hoping he would “do the right thing” and marry her.

    But, I just don’t get these men with all this money, who refuse to wear protection. They know that they’re taking a chance with women like Brown who have motives. I would think they’d be more careful. Rule number one is you don’t believe a woman just because she says she might be on birth control.

    But, this Gloria Alred thing, this could have definitely been done in private. There was no reason for a press conference. They’re just out for publicity.

  • sillyme

    Plus…isn’t Brown kind of a hypocrite. She said she wants him to be a part of her daughter’s life, yet she wants sole legal and physical custody of THEIR child. So, she wants the money, but she doesn’t want to share custody. If I were Eddie, I would sue for at least partial custody.

  • kathy

    i think ms brown is a woman scorn..I believe eddie’s version. she is jealous of his relationship with tracey.. she is flunting her fake relationship with what’s his name weeks after the birth of her baby. trying to make him jealous, FYI…. he has moved on

  • a realist

    his same woman was five-months pregnant when she married the father of her first daughter and then divorced him one year later.

    She has nothing of which to be proud….
    ***********
    She is a real trashy bitch. She get pregnant and then tries to get the man to marry her.

  • a realist

    11 sillyme : 08/03/2007 at 11:49 pm

    I didn’t believe her claims that it was planned. And, if it was, then planned on her part, but not his. Of course, he should have worn protection, but I think she was out to get pregnant with him from the start, just so she could milk him for child support. I mean, they barely date, and all of a sudden she’s pregnant? Yeah, she planned it. She was probably hoping he would “do the right thing” and marry her.
    ***********************************8
    EXACTLY!

  • Amanda

    Melanie is a multi millionaire so I don’t know why people think Melannie is trying to use Eddie. Look, Melanie has a RIGHT to be angry.How would you feel if a man goes out of his way in the media and try to make you look like a slut and whore in the press? Eddie said last year he wasn’t sure if the child was his? I mean its a heartless and cruel thing to do. They dated for a while Melanie thought they were in love and he bailed out like a lot of men do. However, Melanie took the high road and said with certainity that Eddie was the father. And in June the DNA test CONFIRMED Eddie was the father but that SOB wasn’t paying support. So Melanie had to CLEAR HER NAME and take this SOB to court. The only reason Eddie is making a public statement is because he looks like a JACKASS. I say good for Melanie she is thinking about her daughter Angel. Angel has a RIGHT TO KNOW who her father is. If Eddie doesn’t want to see the child that’s his business but Eddie has to pay child support because that’s the LAW. You make your bed and you LIE IN IT. Go Melanie and and make that SOB PAY UP!!!!!

  • A

    Mr. Murphy and Ms. Brown dated very briefly and never made any plans of ANY sort. He acknowledges paternity of the child Angel, and has paid child support to Ms. Brown as well as covering the expenses of her pregnancy.
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    I believe the above, what Eddie says. Mel B IS A LYING GOLD-DIGGER.

  • JO

    Of course it was planned. She planned it. She’ll get what she wanted – MONEY, MONEY, MONEY, MONEY and MORE MONEY….. She did the same thing before.

    Eddie should have known better…Protection, Protection, Protection.

    Mel and Gloria need to keep their mouths shut. Neither of these females have any class.

  • A

    Mel B, learn to use birth control, sl*t! Stopping having babies then expecting the man to marry you AFTER THE FACT.

  • crystal

    Whether planned or not. Now there is a baby and whether they like or not they are the mom and dad. I think think they both should take responsibility for the situation

    One thing i have to ask Eddy.. that girl is now 4 months old. My dad held me since i was 4 minutes hold. Have you even touched or seen this 4 month baby of urs?

    You are a dad and take freaking responsibility for it. A child needs to be loved, cared and cherished and as the freking sperminator it is ur responsibility to do so.

  • onlooker

    I dont care if they had a relationship for one second or fifty years. Eddie acted like a complete Jeerk!! Shame on you all who call Mel B a gold digger. She had to hear the denial and dumping from the radio, that was bad enough. She makes enough money and Its her childs right to know her father. Eddie Murphy has a history of impregnating women and demanding for a paternity tests. He did that for his first 3 children, 3 different women before he married Nicole and had 5 kids. The guy has like 9 kids and still is getting engaged to be married. That is a guy who needs to be snipped and kept away from all women!!!!

    He comes across as an irresponsible arrogant character with very little regard for women. Children are human beings that have to be natured and protected and not denied on the radio and during press conferences. He needs to step up his game take back the ring he bought the new girl and send over some money for diapers and formular.

    Shame on you Eddie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • you all are stupid!

    this girl has millions, probably has more money than eddie, she doesn’t need his money. she just want him to care for his child, is that a crime???? he needs to take responsibilty and take care of his kid!!!!!it’s obvious that he is a liar, first he denied being the father, and now this?? eddie grow up!your career is over..so take care of this kid, and your other ones as well. no more visits from tranny hookers ! okey

  • Yily

    He’s an A**sshole for treatin’ Mel B like that and his legitimate daughter like that. I hope Melanie will get all his money. He’s goin’ to rot in hell for what he did to her.

  • Natalie

    Mel needs to be the bigger person in this situation. If Eddie won’t pay child support, then take him to court. He needs to take responsibility. Regardless of what Eddie has done wrong, don’t run your mouth about it to the media. It is so desperate and pathetic to do that. Maybe Mel did make plans with Eddie but guess what, it didn’t work out and he doesn’t want her. Instead of complaining about it she needs to MOVE ON, for her sake and for that baby’s sake.

    We can’t know who is right or wrong unless we were there, but somewhere between their two stories you have the honest truth. I just hope one of them is mature enough to rise above this drama, before their kid is the one that suffers.

  • zbabe

    Thank goodness there are some sensible people in here who see through Brown’s antics! I think she is total trash for doing this so publicly. She is old enough to know how to NOT get pregnant and she does NOT need his money. She is pure malice and a money-hungry attention whore. Look how tarted up she was for lunch where she ran into Murphy’s ex. Who the hell dresses like that, especially during the day! I call bullshit on all of it. Murphy is well rid of her.

  • zbabe

    “she just want him to care for his child, is that a crime????”

    No, she doesn’t. She has petitioned for sole custody. She’s greedy pig, after his money. She is worth millions. Her behaviour is disgraceful.

  • KC

    It’s the classic story of some asshole guy telling a girl all the things she wants to hear and then totally changing it up and lying. MelanieB has every right in the world to do what she is doing and people like Kira need to shove a dick in their mouth and shit the F up bc bitch, you don’t know the story

  • FitzJames

    They Were Just Horny? Poor Angel.Child Can’t Choose Their Parents

  • CHAN

    I HAVE NO RESPECT FOR MEL B AND SHE IS A GOLD DIGGER. I MEAN EDDIE IS’NT MY CUP OF TEA BUT MEL SHOULD’VE USED PROTECTION IT’S NOT ALL EDDIE’S FAULT.

    ALL SHE WANTED WAS A BABY BY SOMEONE FAMOUS SO AS SHE CAN GET HER STATUS UP IN THE USA BECAUSE ALL HER OTHER ATTEMPTS FAILED.

    I FEEL SORRY FOR THE CHILD AS SHE HAS ONE LITTLE GIRL BY A GAY MAN AND SHE DRESSES HER LIKE BOY. SHE’S CONFUSING THESE KIDS AND SHOULD’NT BE ALLOWED TO HAVE CHILDREN JUST TO GET REVENGE OR MONEY. SHE’S NO BETTER THAN A PROJECT HO!

    GO AWAY MEL B YOUR BORING US ALL WITH THIS PRETEND SOB STORY.

  • Francophile

    It’s Eddie semen that makes the woman pregnant, so if HE DIDN’T WANT to take that risk, he should have protected HIS WEAPON, first and foremost ! IT’s HIS BODY !….Not to mention std’s he could have caught !

    By letting his joystick unprotected, he let it happen ! It was his own decision to not protect himself that led her to get pregnant. His own decision to caught anything from her, STD or pregnancy.

    He is ALL responsible…if he had caught AIDS, noone would have said, it’s the woman’s fault but only his for not protecting himself. He is the one that should have used a condom just for that particuliar case and to make sure that his cells doesn’t come in contact with her if really he was against pregnancy !

  • http://www.madisonmusic.net MADISON

    Eddie Murphy is over!
    I can’t believe what he’s done!
    What an absolute a**!
    Go team Mel b!

    madisonmusic.net
    myspace.com/madisonsmusic

    M x

  • Anonymous

    Melanie should have kept her mouth shut. This issue is not about Angel but about her being a scorned woman. She is using the child to lash out at a man that doesn’t want her. She behaved like some teen ager having sex in the back of daddy’s car. Melanie does not have millions Geri Halliwell bashed her because she originally refused to be a part of the Spice Girls reunion. Melanie has proven that she is a gold-digger. She planned this child to get her hands on his money. Everyone jumps to her defense just because she is a woman. These sexual loose Hollywood women tramp around and think that they should be put on some sort of pedestal when they become pregnant. He had the right to question the paternity. Once it was proven he was the dad he did the stand up thing. Now, she is being seen as the liar that is trying to garner public support.

  • mel

    Deadbeat, add LIAR to that list as well or wait he already lied about them trannies. F*uck you donkey.

  • Jill

    He says he is paying child support and he paid for her pregnancy expenses. Financial support….what’s that about? I think Mel is getting a little to greedy! It’s not like they were together for a long time and they weren’t married.

  • whatever

    she is a gold digger nasty breed of a woman! she did that to trap him but lil did she know she was only a pic of a** not even an attractive piece at that!!!! she had to know that the booty calls were just that! he is with someone on his level and she can’t take it! as far as him questioning if he were the father I don’t blame him he knows how this trick really is and was when they were dating! I don’t blame him in the least bit for wondering if in fact that was his child! As for his ex-wife having lunch with her, she too is now a publicity ho! she had made off like a fat rat when they divorced. I know that their children should know each other and should be apart of their lives but she had to know going to the frekkin IVY that everyone would know. Both of these women are scorn and don’t want to see him happy! I am glad she will be known as the slutty one night stand nightmare that haunts his dreams!!!! Eddie your only obligation is to support your child! It is sad that he is made off to be the bad guy in all this… I mean this woman wasn’t with him 6 mths and got knocked up and proclaimed she and he would marry!

    just like now with the big no neck muscle guy in her life that she is running around with proclaiming her love and that she WILL marry him!

    gurl… please keep your fugly mouth shut and your stankin legs closed! she isn’t doing much for herself in self respect at this point!

    and as far as you being a single mother reaching out to all other single mothers in the world screw you! because we go to court and get what is our child’s not ours!!!! as far as being our voice screw you because i have my own voice and my CHILD’S CHECKS go straight into a bank account for my child when she turns 18 and I don’t touch it now! I take care of my child as a single mother! me not him. and I never ask his sorry a** for anything now even his sorry as time!!!!!!!!!!!!! bitch grow up and stop making yourself look like trash

  • mel

    Yo whatever stop tripping. Even if she is all the names you call her which I don’t believe for 1 second she is, she is still a winner cause only a dumb fool can be “trapped”. A man with 6 kids should know how babies are made and how to prevent it too. If she is a golgdigger then I want some lessons from her cause she a damn good one. Now all she has to do is sit back with her shit stirrer of a lawyer and watch the $$$$$ rolling. I hope they call another press conference and call him on his lying through his donkey teeth cause this sh*t stopped being “a private matter” the day he chose to dump her and question parternity on national TV. Now science f*cked him over and he wants it to be private, nigga pleeze. He is so over starting with that Oscar he lost over this sh*t, now he just needs to disappear and pay up. Tracey gon get what’s coming to her too for enabling this deadbeat. If she marries this guy her money goin straight to child support for his 7 kids.

  • flatazz

    It sux when ur just a piece of azz and u dont even know it.:(

  • yara

    im with her let him milk the count!! this is a truly example of what happen in the real world. a wordl of man where woman still dont have voice. Go Mel

  • Black like me

    THIS BEARS REPEATING. I agree 100%
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    32 Anonymous : 08/04/2007 at 7:40 am
    Melanie should have kept her mouth shut. This issue is not about Angel but about her being a scorned woman. She is using the child to lash out at a man that doesn’t want her. She behaved like some teen ager having sex in the back of daddy’s car. Melanie does not have millions Geri Halliwell bashed her because she originally refused to be a part of the Spice Girls reunion. Melanie has proven that she is a gold-digger. She planned this child to get her hands on his money. Everyone jumps to her defense just because she is a woman. These sexual loose Hollywood women tramp around and think that they should be put on some sort of pedestal when they become pregnant. He had the right to question the paternity. Once it was proven he was the dad he did the stand up thing. Now, she is being seen as the liar that is trying to garner public support.

  • a realist

    The tramp gets pregnant to trap men. She did that with the dancer she got pregnant by, and got him to marry her. Then when they leave her ass, she tries to trash their reputation. SHE IS A SCANDALOUS WH*RE. Eddie never planned to marry her, she was just a fling, nothing more.
    B*TCH get a man to marry you first, before you get pregnant.
    The tramp is so scandalous, she now is talking about marrying the guy she just met. This b*tch has some problems in the head.

  • Len

    I believe Mel B — Eddie is a liar. He hasn’t done anything for Mel and he knows it. She said she even called him in the hospital & he wouldn’t even take the call. Kharma is a mother & he’s suck a deadbeat! I just can’t stand him now & Tracey Edmonds is an idiot. I would never get involved with a guy with 2 baby mama drama. Heck, he didn’t even want to pay his first wife, he tried to do the prenup. Eddie sucks bigtime!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Mel B is a lying scandalous tramp

    Eddie never wanted her for the long haul, she was just a booty call. She got pregnant right after they met. Now since Eddie is marrying the beautiful Tracey Edmonds, the cow Mel B is trying to trash him.
    Nicole meeting her at the Ivy was nothing but an attention seeking tactic.

  • Mel B is a lying scandalous tramp

    42 Len : 08/04/2007 at 12:57
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    Mel B is a TRAMP, simple as that. A lying scheeming TRAMP!

  • Mel B is a lying scandalous tramp

    Mel B is a TRAMP. A lying scheeming TRAMP. Getting pregnant to trap a man is her thing. She has done it before.

  • shopgirl

    Please…Eddie is just looking for a “beard” who won’t ask too many questions about the guys who come and go at all hours, and what about Johnny Gill, aren’t they still together as well?

  • Gia

    Are all you people serious? Eddie has NEVER been straight. All Mel’s anger and his ex wife’s as well come from being blatantly deceived and lied to. It is well known in Hollywood that Eddie has a guesthouse where he keeps his current boy toy. Past residents include Johnny Gill who the poster above also mentioned. In case you have any doubt Eddie is gay how many straight guys do you know who pick up transexuals and also routinely go to gay clubs with other men?

  • Trina

    Eddie is a bold faced liar. I hope the 2 women join forces and take that man for all he’s worth

  • Todd

    The man is a comic genius and it’s a damn shame that he’s afraid to be openly gay. He’s had several relatiuonships with well known men, Tevin Campbell, Johnny Gill of New Edition and Shemar Moore (yes, he’s gay as well) among them

  • Ruby

    Sorry, my gay-dar is fully operational and Eddie can date a different girl every day of the week and he’ll still be gay. Funny thing is, he’d have one helluva following if he just came the hell out of the closet. I’d even respect him more if he admitted to being bi.

  • marc

    Why do folks think Eddie’s in the closet? Is it from him picking up that transsexual hooker back in the day? Or is it the fact that after The Enquirer broke the story and Eddie publicly sued them, he quietly dropped the charges AND paid The Enquirer their lawyer fees? Or is it that he hosts nightly dinners with the likes of Tyler Perry and other assorted gay men. Or is it all those late night male (booty) callers?
    If I were those women I’d be pretty PO’d too. It’s not nice being made to look the fool. Strength in numbers ladies, stick together!

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