Martin Lawrence and Eddie Murphy have come to terms with the fact that their dating children might get married — now it’s figuring out who has to foot the bill.
The Bad Boys for Life star, 57, joked about his daughter Jasmin Lawrence potentially conceiving a “comedy super-baby” with Eddie’s son Eric Murphy on Friday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! after their kids went Instagram official last year.
“We haven’t talked about it,” Lawrence said of him and Murphy, 61. “We kind of just stay out of their business and let them do their own thing, and respect their thing.”
He also admitted that he’s willing to put aside tradition to have the groom’s father take care of their potential wedding, joking with Kimmel, 54: “I’m gonna try to get Eddie to pay for it.”
Eric, 32 revealed his relationship with Jasmin, 26, in June 2021, sharing a selfie of the two of them. “Head over heels in LOVE with YOU,” he captioned the post.
Jasmin posted some more loved-up photos the next month, wishing her boyfriend a happy birthday. “Happy birthday, my love! I’m so incredibly blessed to know you, to love you, and to have you by my side,” she wrote. “Cheers to many more blessings, laughs, and beautiful memories! I love you so much!!”
Martin and Eddie first appeared together in the 1992 comedy Boomerangand again in Life (1999). Eddie was also in attendance at Martin’s 2010 Beverly Hills wedding where he married Shamicka Gibbs, whom he divorcedin 2012.
The Martin alum was previously married to Jasmin’s mother, former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall, from 1995 to 1997. He also shares daughters Iyanna Faith, 21, and Amara Trinity, 19, with Gibbs.
Jasmin is also a budding actress, appearing in dad’s 2020 action sequel Bad Boys for Life.
Eric is the eldest of Eddie’s 10 children, including Bria, 32, Christian, 31, Miles, 29, Shayne, 27, Zola, 22, Bella, 20, Angel Iris, 15, Izzy Oona, 6, and 3½-year-old Max Charles. Eric’s mother is Paulette McNeely.
They seem like a match made in comedy heaven. We’re rooting for ’em.