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Eddie Murphy might know a lot about comedy.

But he could learn a thing or two dozen about being a father from Larry Birkhead.

Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown, who gave birth to her daughter Angel Iris a month ago today, claims that not only does Murphy know that he’s the dad of her baby, but the pregnancy was planned!

Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher on the Red Carpet
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Last December, Murphy had the nerve to publicly deny that he fathered the child, telling a Dutch television station Brown had something in common with Anna Nicole Smith: “We don’t know whose child it is until it comes out and has a blood test.”

Now, Brown tells Extra that Murphy is refusing to take a paternity test.

“The crazy thing is, this baby was planned, and he knows it’s his,” Brown said. “This is what is mind-boggling.”

“Be responsible. It’s as simple as that,” Melanie rightfully told her ex-boyfriend.

And you can’t fault her for saying so. The comedian’s behavior is stranger than how another former Spice Girl, Victoria Beckham, flaunts her giant boobs.

The baby was even born on the Murphy’s birthday, prompting Brown to joke: “I think my child has a cosmic sense of humor.”

Perhaps. But no way she’s funnier than Ruby Sweetheart.