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Jackson Rathbone Expecting First The Twilight Saga Child

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02/08/2021 07:35 AM ET

Jackson Rathbone, who is known best for his role as Jasper Hale in the Twilight Saga movies, is excepting to become a father sometime this Summer.

Jackson Rathbone is also a musician and is a member of a band called “100 Monkeys.” During a performance with the band he met his 24-year-old girlfriend Sheila Hafsad, who is a burlesque dancer.

A rep for the 27-year-old actor and musician told Access Hollywood that both Hafsad and Rathbone are, “thrilled and excited to be expecting their first child.”

A souce has told US Weekly that Hafsad is 5 months pregnant. While another source reported that Rathbone has traded in two of his cars for an SUV hybrid in order to prepare for the new arrival and have a family vehicle.

Jackson Rathbone was actually born in Singapore to American parents, and is a distant relative to Civil War general Stonewall Jackson. He first got his start in acting after moving to Los Angeles, with ‘Disney 411′ and guest roles in ‘The O.C.’ and ‘Close to Home.’

Rathbone will once again be seen playing the role of vampire Jasper Hale in the last segment of the Twilight series, “Breaking Part 2″ this November, but would like to see his character carried on in another element.

He told Bang Showbiz, “They are always discussing it, it depends how they would go about it. I have loved my character and I have loved playing Jasper through the years, so if there is an extension of playing Jasper - more so in his own element, maybe go back in time and do a vampire western, show Jasper where he came from - I would be down for that. I would sign up for that.”

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