Two weeks later, the couple released a statement saying: 'After much consideration and discussion, we have jointly decided that we will forgo having a legal ceremony as it is not necessary to define our relationship further.'Known as a recluse, Murphy became more outgoing when he started dating Butcher in 2012.The couple is regularly photographed on coffee outings and she is credited with sparking the comic's desire to want to return to stand-up comedy.
This will be the comedian's ninth child, his first with Butcher.'He couldn't be happier. During their chat, the music industry vet opened up about divorcing from his ex-wife, Tracey Edmonds, after thirteen years of marriage and what he thought about her relationship with Eddie Murphy.