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3 Years Later, Minnie Driver Reveals Babydaddy

It's a screenwriter—probably Tim Lea, the 'Mail' speculates
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2012 9:03 AM CST
Updated Feb 21, 2012 10:48 AM CST
3 Years Later, Minnie Driver Reveals Babydaddy
Minnie Driver (2nd from R) and son Henry (R) attend an Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation event at Wadsworth Theater on June 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Minnie Driver announced her pregnancy in 2008, and has managed to go all the time since without revealing the baby's father. But now that son Henry is three, "I don't need to protect (the father) anymore," Driver tells the Guardian. "He can fend for himself. He's a grown-up." So who is he? He was a writer on her short-lived TV series, The Riches, she says, and though she doesn't name names, the Mail briefly speculated she's referring to Tim Lea before changing its headline. (Driver and Lea dated in 2009, ninemsn notes.)

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As for whether Henry's father is a good dad, Driver will only say, "Sort of. He's figuring it out. … I mean, he hasn't been that involved; his choice. But he is now." Click to see what Driver craved during her pregnancy. (Read more Minnie Driver stories.)

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