January 3, 2008 / 12:37 AM / 10 years ago

Eddie Murphy marries in French Polynesia: report

<p>Eddie Murphy poses with Tracey Edmonds at the premiere of "Good Luck Chuck" at the Mann National theatre in Westwood, California, September 19, 2007. Murphy married film producer Edmonds on a private island in French Polynesia on Tuesday, People magazine reported. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Eddie Murphy married film producer Tracey Edmonds on a private island in French Polynesia on Tuesday, People magazine reported.

The sunset ceremony, attended by 25 guests, took place off Bora Bora, a Pacific island about 140 miles northwest of Tahiti, People said, citing the couple’s representatives.

Murphy, 46, was divorced from his wife of 13 years, Nicole, in 2006. They had five children together. Last year, he fathered a daughter with Melanie Brown of the Spice Girls, but did not acknowledge paternity until four months after the baby was born.

Edmonds split last year with her husband, R&B singer/songwriter Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds. They had two sons together.

Reporting by Dean Goodman; Editing by Eric Walsh

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