Al Pacino, 83, has expressed his joy at becoming a dying father, breaking his silence on his 29-year-old girlfriend’s pregnancy for the first time to brag about the “specialty” of his fourth child.
The iconic movie star shared his real thoughts on the impending arrival of his fourth child – his first with girlfriend Noor Alfalah – during a walk in Los Angeles on Monday, when he shut down any rumors of drama and upheaval surrounding the announcement of the pregnancy.
In fact, Al, who has three other children by two wives, was quick to clarify how important this pregnancy is to him – because it came so late in his life.
“It’s very special,” he said when asked by a photographer if he was “excited” to welcome another baby. ‘It always has been. I have many children. But it’s really special to happen right now.
In the exclusive video obtained by DailyMail.com, the star added that he does not yet know the sex of the baby.
Al Pacino, 83, has shut down rumors that he was upset by the news that his 29-year-old girlfriend is expecting
The Godfather star, who is already a father of three with two other women, revealed he and his girlfriend, Noor Alfalla (seen in April), were expecting a child together last week
The actor insisted he was so ‘excited’ to be a father again as he spoke out for the first time since the startling news broke in an exclusive video obtained by DailyMail.com
Last week, a slew of reports emerged claiming he had been ‘cheated’ by Noor and ‘didn’t want to have any more children’. He is seen on Monday as he takes a walk
However, someone close to Al called the rumors ‘complete and absolute bulls**t’ exclusively on DailyMail.com, insisting he ‘couldn’t be happier’ – something he now has. himself confirmed.
Al’s gleeful response to his girlfriend’s baby announcement comes amid furious speculation and rumors about the circumstances of the pregnancy – and seemingly extinguished reports that the actor was less than thrilled when he heard the news that Noor had been waiting for.
A photographer met the legendary movie star while out for a walk in Los Angeles, California on Monday (seen), and he made it clear he was thrilled to be expanding his family again
Since news broke of Al and Noor’s upcoming arrival, numerous rumors have swirled around suggesting the Scarface star demanded a DNA test – and that he was ‘cheated’ by his partner.
However, someone close to Al called the rumors “complete and absolute bulls**t” exclusively on DailyMail.com, insisting the 83-year-old “couldn’t be happier” at the news – which he himself has now confirmed.
The father-of-three, who was accompanied by an unidentified male friend, donned a navy sports jacket over a similarly colored top and dress pants for Monday’s outing.
He paired the look with dark Aviator sunglasses, a scarf and sneakers.
Al already shares 22-year-old twins Olivia Pacino and Anton James Pacino with his ex, Beverly D’Angelo, as well as his 33-year-old daughter, Julie Pacino, with Jan Tarrant.
He and Noor – who are believed to be eight months old – have been romantically linked since April 2022 and were last seen in May dining at the upscale E Baldi restaurant in Los Angeles.
Following the announcement, TMZ reported that Al did not believe the child was his at first as he had medical issues that would “generally prevent a man from impregnating a woman”.
Happier than ever: When asked if he was ‘excited’ to be expecting his fourth child, Al, with a big smile on his face, replied: ‘Yes, it’s very special’
‘It always has been. I have many children. But it’s really special to happen at this time,’ he added.
Boy or girl? In the exclusive video obtained by DailyMail.com, the star explained he was unsure of the baby’s gender, before heading to his Los Angeles home.
The father-of-three, who was accompanied by an unidentified male friend, donned a navy sports jacket over a similarly colored top and dress pants for the outing.
He paired the look with dark Aviator sunglasses, a scarf and sneakers
A source told the outlet that the “shocked” actor asked Noor to take a prenatal DNA test to make sure the baby was his.
The insider added that she didn’t tell him she was expecting until months pregnant.
Al’s rep confirmed the baby news to TMZ on May 30. He and Noor (pictured together in April 2023) – who are believed to be eight months old – have been romantically linked since April 2022.
They said she finally agreed to take the DNA test, and it confirmed that he was indeed the father.
Sources also said Showbiz11 that Al thought their relationship was over “a long time ago”, while describing the situation as a “mess”.
However, someone close to the couple slammed suggestions that the pregnancy news was anything but happy to DailyMail.com a few days later, stating that while Al was “surprised” by the news, he “couldn’t be happier” about the impending arrival.
They also claimed that he and Noor were still very much “in love”, despite their 54-year age difference, and that he had not been kept in the dark about the baby news.
“She’s wanted to have a baby for years and Al couldn’t be happier. He loves Noor and the feeling is mutual,’ the insider said.
They said the baby was conceived naturally and Al was “still very capable”.
They also addressed accusations that Kuwaiti-American film producer Noor – who was previously linked to Rolling Stone frontman Mick Jagger and billionaire philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen – is a ‘gold digger’, calling the claims ‘ complete and absolute bulls”.
“Not only does Noor come from an extremely wealthy family, but she also worked to obtain her own wealth,” they continued.