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    Eddie Murphy Praised His 10 "Great" Kids For Not Becoming "Hollywood Jerks"

    “I don’t have one bad seed."

    Eddie Murphy is a proud dad of 10, and he’s happy that none of his children turned out to be “Hollywood jerks.”

    Shayne Murphy, Bria Murphy, Myles Murphy, Christian Murphy, Bella Murphy, Eddie Murphy, Zola Murphy, and Eric Murphy at the premiere of DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek Forever After"
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    “My kids are so great, normal people — and nobody is like the Hollywood-jerk kid,” the actor told the Mirror. “My kids are smart and are trying to do stuff. I am blessed with my kids. I really, really got lucky.”

    Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy, Bria L. Murphy, Nicole Mitchell Murphy, and Shayne Audra Murphy arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Amateur Night" at ArcLight Hollywood on July 25, 2016, in Hollywood, California
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    Murphy said he feels “so blessed” to have five sons and five daughters who treat people with respect.

    Bria Murphy, Shayne, Nicole Murphy, and Eddie Murphy attend SoftSheen-Carson Dark and Lovely
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    “I don’t have one bad seed,” he said. “I don’t have any, like, ‘Oh, you are the one.’ I don’t have any of that.”

    Model Nicole Murphy, model Bria Murphy, Eddie Murphy, and Shayne Murphy attend a Dark and Lovely event
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    The Coming 2 America star said he hasn’t been doing a lot of acting gigs because his main focus is his kids.

    Zola Murphy, Bria Murphy, Eddie Murphy, Shayne Murphy and Bella Murphy attend the debut gallery opening of Bria Murphy's "Subconscious"
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    “I am going to be 60 in April and I have all these babies. I love fatherhood. That is the center of everything,” he said. “The whole idea of being out there and doing three movies a year, that shit is over. I have got all these babies.”

    Eddie Murphy and his family pose for the camera while enjoying a day outside
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    “I found it over and over again, and along the way, I realized that if you put your children first, you never make a bad decision,” the comedian explained. “When you hit a crossroads moment or you have got some shit, you think, Well, what is best for my children?

    Eddie Murphy and Bria Murphy attend the Eddie Murphy X ARTUS Gallery Exhibition Opening Night at East Angel Gallery on Feb. 20, 2020, in Los Angeles
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    Murphy shares his kids with five women, and he’s grateful to be a father to all of them.

    Bria Murphy, Eddie Murphy, and Nicole Murphy attend a SoftSheen-Carson Dark and Lovely event
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