Tyler Perry confirms he’s going to be a dad

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Earlier this week, theGrio reported on rumors that Tyler Perry announced that he would be a father to friends at his 45th birthday celebration.   Now, the media mogul has confirmed those rumors to be true.

Perry attending a screening for the film Gone Girl at the New York Film Festival Friday evening and was asked by the Associated Press to address the rumors.

“Good, good. We’re good. Very happy. She’s excited, I’m excited so we’re very happy,” Perry told The AP. The mother-to-be is Perry’s girlfriend Gelila Bekele.