Wellington, July 21 : Speculation is mounting that Irish actor Colin Farrell could be the father of Minnie Driver's baby.
According to New Idea magazine, Driver was spotted bathing on a Malibu beach close to where Farrell was swimming.
The pair, who have been friends for years, were also reportedly sporting new rings.
Driver has denied the father is musician Craig Zolezzi, and has also refused to reveal who the father is.
"I'm not married and I don't know if I will stay with the guy," The NZPA quoted Driver, as telling told talk show host Jay Leno.
"It's great to be an independent creature. Today you don't need a man. In the old days, have a baby without marriage and people would put you out.
"Today you speak about it on talk shows," she added.
Rumours are abuzz that Farrell is expecting a baby with novelist Emma Forrest as well.