Hugh Grant may be a pro at playing a perfect gentleman in all those romantic comedies, but in real life, the actor is far from perfect. It has just been revealed that Grant, 53, is now the father of three illegitimate kids with two different women who are both about 20 years younger than him. And it gets better—both of the women were pregnant at the same time.
A Swedish television producer named Anna Elisabet Eberstein, believed to be in her 30s, secretly gave birth to a baby boy in September 2013 and according to his birth certificate, Grant is the father. However, Grant’s young ex-girlfriend, 33-year-old Tinglan Hong, gave birth to their second child three months later, meaning the two women’s pregnancies overlapped for about five months. Grant and Hong also have a daughter together; she was born in September 2011. That’s three kids in the span of 15 months.
There’s no word on whether or not Hong knew that Grant was having an affair with Eberstein at the time, as none of them have commented on the scandal yet.
Both women and their kids reportedly live within close walking distance of Grant’s home in West London. Hong’s house, estimated to be worth over $2.5 million, was purchased by the actor. Eberstein’s house is worth twice that much, and although it’s unknown who paid for it because it was purchased with cash, it’s believed to be much, much more than her earnings as a TV producer could afford.
Plus, an insider hinted that Grant, in true celebrity sugar daddy style, is stepping up and taking care of Eberstein. “It’s an unusual arrangement. Anna is being supported by Hugh all the way,” said the source. “She lives in a very comfortable property in West London and knows Hugh is there for her.” So, while he may not be a loyal celebrity sugar daddy, he sounds like a pretty responsible one.
What do you think: Would you want Hugh Grant as your celebrity sugar daddy?
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Greenhill, S., “Hugh Grant’s THREE babies in 15 months: Anna Elisabet Eberstein and Tinglan Hong pregnant with actor’s sons at same time,” Daily Mail web site, January 30, 2014; http://goo.gl/o10oOR.
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