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'Twilight' Star Jackson Rathbone Is Going to Be a Dad

Feb 06, 2012 | 10:41am EST

jackson rathboneMost of us know Jackson Rathbone strictly for his role as Twilight's Jasper Hale - a vampire with the power to manipulate the emotions of those around him - but later this year he'll be taking on a different role entirely: the role of a father. Us Weekly reports that the actor and his girlfriend, Sheila Hafsadi, are expecting a child together. Rathbone's rep confirmed the exciting news, saying that the couple "is thrilled and excited to be expecting their first child."

And evidently the pregnancy is already well underway. According to a source, Hafsadi - who met Rathbone during a tour stop with his band 100 Monkeys - is already five months pregnant. This means Rathbone will be a full-time dad before the fourth (and final) installment of the Twilight series, Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn: Part 2, hits theaters in November. In other words, it's going to be a very hectic year for the star. 

As of right now, the gender of the baby is still unknown, along with any possible names in consideration (Edward or Bella anyone?), but that doesn't mean the actor and musician isn't already preparing for daddy duty. An insider revealed that Rathbone recently traded in two of his vehicles for a Lexus Hybrid SUV to make more room for the family's little one. A guy trading his fast cars in for a family vehicle? And who says vampires can't love? 

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Source: US

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