Hugh Grant becomes a father at 51

Wednesday November 2, 2011

One of Britain's most commitment-shy bachelors has finally started a family aged 51.

Hugh Grant become a father to a little girl five weeks ago. 

Although the identity of the child's mother hasn't been confirmed, she is thought to be the result of a brief union between Hugh and Chinese actress, Tinglan Hong, 31.

The Notting Hill star has said he's thrilled with his little daughter.

"I can confirm that Hugh Grant is the delighted father of a baby girl," his publicist said in a statement

"He and the mother had a fleeting affair and while this was not planned, Hugh could not be happier or more supportive."

"He and the mother have discussed everything and are on very friendly terms."

In the past, Hugh has had high-profile relationships with actress Elizabeth Hurley and socialite Jemima Khan. Read more

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