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‘Gonna Make Eddie Pay For The Wedding’: Did Eddie Murphy’s Son Get Martin Lawrence’s Daughter Pregnant?

The comedy superstars, Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence go way back. They have been active in the entertainment industry for about 50 years now. Eddie Murphy’s rise to fame began in the 80s when he became a regular cast member in the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. An actor, producer, and singer, Murphy has worked in popular movies like Shrek, Beverly Hills Cop, and Coming To America.

Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy in “Coming 2 America”

Martin Lawrence, actor and comedian, on the other hand, became popular after his appearance in the 80s sitcom What’s Happening Now!! and Martin which aired from 1992 to 1997. However, Lawrence is mostly known for his work in the Bad Boys franchise in which he starred alongside Will Smith.

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The Murphy-Lawrence Relationship

The two veteran comedians have built up a rapport for their comedic relief in whatever project they happen to work on. The actors have as expected become close acquaintances and friends over the years in the industry. Moreover, recently their children announced being in a relationship on social media and the occasion could not have been any happier.

Jasmin Lawrence and Eric Murphy
Jasmin Lawrence and Eric Murphy

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In June 2021, Eric Murphy, 32, (Eddie Murphy’s son) revealed he and Jasmin Lawrence, 26, (Martin Lawrence’s daughter) were in a relationship via an Instagram post which was captioned, “Head over heels in love with you.” A month later, the latter posted a picture of the couple together on her boyfriend’s birthday saying, “Happy birthday, my love! I’m so incredibly blessed to know you, to love you, and to have you by my side. Cheers to many more blessings, laughs, and beautiful memories! I love you so much!!”

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Eddie Murphy To Pay For The Wedding

After the couple went public with their relationship, Martin Lawrence, 57, has said that both he and Murphy, 61, like to keep out of their children’s lives: “We haven’t talked about it. We kind of just stay out of their business and let them do their own thing, and respect their thing.”

Eddie Murphy (L); Martin Lawrence (R)
Eddie Murphy (L); Martin Lawrence (R)

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On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the Bad Boys For Life comedian joked that his daughter could potentially conceive a “comedy super-baby” with Eric Murphy on last Friday’s episode. However, joking aside, Martin Lawrence has indicated that there may be news of a wedding soon enough as he admitted that he would let the Murphy family bear the wedding costs and take care of the arrangements, saying, “I’m gonna try to get Eddie to pay for it.”

Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence first appeared on Boomerang (1992) and Life (1999). Murphy also attended the latter’s Beverly Hills wedding to Shamicka Gibbs in 2010.

Source: People

Written by Diya Majumdar