Mekhi Phifer: I'm a Hands-On Father


Oct. 4 2007, Published 6:25 a.m. ET

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Between wedding preparations, a pregnant fiancée and a busy shooting schedule for his hit TV show, ER’s certainly has his work cut out for him the next few months.

“She a beautiful woman," the 32-year-old actor gushes to OK! about his fiancée, , who is due to give birth to their first child, a boy, together, in November — Mekhi has a son from a previous relationship with actress . “We’re engaged now and we’ll get married some time after the baby is born.”

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This being his second go at fatherhood, the handsome actor tells OK! he's well-prepared. “I know what it takes and I’m looking forward to it,” he explains to OK!. “I have to be right there. With my first son I cut his umbilical cord and everything, so I’m a hands-on father, to say the least.”

By Jon Warech


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