Michael Sheen has responded to claims that he wasn't single when he met his current girlfriend Anna Lundberg. The 50-year-old actor, who is expecting his first child with the Swedish actress, 25, hit back at rumours that claimed he was still in a relationship with comedian Aisling Bea when he first got together with Anna.
Taking to Twitter, Michael – who already has 20-year-old daughter Lily Mo Sheen with his former partner Kate Beckinsale – said: "Wouldn't normally respond to this kind of thing but for the sake of people I love and who have more important things to focus on right now - I was single from the beginning of last summer until I met my partner Anna who is now going to have our baby. Just for the record. Thanks."
There you have it
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Michael confirmed in July that he and Anna were expecting their first child, just one day after confirming that they were indeed a couple after they were pictured together at the premiere of his TV show Good Omens in May. Taking to Twitter he wrote: "Very happy to let everyone know that my partner Anna and I are expecting a little angel of our own. (Just to be clear - we’re having a baby!)."
Michael and Anna confirmed their relationship in July
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Michael previously admitted that being a parent is the "most challenging" yet rewarding job he has ever done. "I think being a parent is the most challenging thing you do. That's why we're here. It's at the heart of what it is to be a human being. It's the ultimate experience because it questions everything about who you are. But it's difficult. My job takes me away from my daughter, Lily a lot, so when I am with her the time is really important," he told the Guardian in 2010.
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