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Law and ex-girlfriend expecting a baby

Actor Jude Law is to become a father for the fifth time, with ex-girlfriend Catherine Harding expecting their child.

The star already has three children with ex-wife Sadie Frost and a daughter following a brief fling with model Samantha Burke.

His new child with Harding, a singer who uses the name Cat Cavelli, is due in the spring.

Law (pictured right) also has a stepson from Frost's previous marriage to Gary Kemp

A statement issued on behalf of the actor confirmed: "Jude Law and Catherine Harding are expecting a child together in the spring. Whilst they are no longer in a relationship, they are both wholeheartedly committed to raising their child."

It added that it was a private matter.