Richard Gere Having a Baby at 69

New wife Alejandra Silva is expecting
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 17, 2018 7:16 AM CDT
Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva in Bodhgaya, India, in this 2017 photo.   (AP Photo/Manish Bhandari)
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(Newser) – This celebrity dad would be pushing 90 at his child's high school graduation. Richard Gere, 69, is expecting a child with new wife Alejandra Silva, 35, reports People. The couple announced the news with the assistance of another high-profile persona—the Dalai Lama. "A very special moment just a few minutes ago… Getting blessings for our precious to come," wrote Silva in an Instagram message that accompanied a photo of said blessings. Gere, a Tibetan Buddhist, wed Silva in April, notes USA Today. He has an 18-year-old son from a previous marriage; Silva has a 5-year-old son. (Read more Richard Gere stories.)

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