The pair has generally kept mum on the details of their relationship. She was later engaged to NFL star Michael Strahan for five years, and has been romantically linked to Nick Cannon.
When Nicole starred on the reality show “Hollywood Exes” in 2012, she told Radar, “Eddie and I are friends; he’s my babies’ daddy, so we speak to each other and have a great relationship and I think that’s important when you have children involved.” She and Eddie have five children together. On her reality show, “Mel B: It’s A Scary World,” she said, “I had people calling me a gold-digger, saying that I got pregnant on purpose.
Okay, in case you missed it, it means that you and your ex are now respectful, cooperative and intent on moving forward without creating any more damage to one another or your children. One sticking point for my clients often hinges on their ex's involvement with significant (or not so significant) others.
They fear, understandably, that these relationships will harm the children.
You may very well be enjoying a casual, lively social life with a person who is fun to be around, but with whom you simply don't imagine a future.
This is critical, because once you introduce children, you leave them vulnerable to becoming attached.
One of the most common questions divorced parents ask me is: When should I introduce my new partner to my children?
Another important consideration when introducing your kids to a new love interest is their age.
Eddie Murphy will soon have enough kids to round out a baseball team! A 2011 Rolling Stone profile said he keeps photos of all his kids on a shelf in his Beverly Hills mansion. He previously fathered five kids with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell Murphy, a son with Tamara Hood Johnson, another son with Paulette Mc Neely and a daughter with former Spice Girl Mel B.
A spokesman said Thursday that the 54-year-old funnyman is expecting his ninth child — this time with his girlfriend of four years, Paige Butcher, 36. These are the five mothers of Eddie Murphy’s children.
Murphy’s 2006 relationship with Mel B, a k a Scary Spice, was his most high-profile to date. It was a horrible time.” But the former couple’s interactions have reportedly warmed since things got rocky last year with husband Stephen Belafonte.
Johnson is so unknown that many media outlets confused her with Tamara Johnson-George, Taj from the R&B group SWV, when Murphy’s ex sued a production company in 2013 for allegedly stealing the idea for “Hollywood Exes” from her.