When will famous men learn their lessons?
It’s an age-old story, isn’t it? Rich, well-known man meets a starry-eyed, young woman. Fast-forward to 9 months and magically, a baby appears, shocking the dad, who’s one night stand evolves into an 18-year direct debit. It is alleged that Bee Gee Maurice Gibb caused a secret love child, producing 50-year-old Nick Endacott, who still insists on a DNA based paternity test. But, while this story still remains a mystery, there are some famous cases that have been positively confirmed. Here are our top picks:
The Terminator fathered a love child in 2011 with family maid, Mildred Baena, terminating his 25-year marriage to Maria Shriver, during which they had two boys and two girls. Arnie was unaware about his son Joseph, till eight years after his born.
The handsome, charismatic and rich rock star is a sure-fire recipe for disaster, to avoid some dreaded calls from the Child Support Agency. But, Liv, the Aerosmith singer’s daughter was born after a brief romance with Bebe Buell, the fashion model. The rocker knew about his child many years after birth, and now have a close relationship.
Welsh singer Tom Jones’ brief affair with model Katherine Berkery saw the birth of Jonathan Jones-Berkery, his son in 1987. But the 72-year old acknowledged that Jonathan was his child in 2008. The illegitimate son claims that his star father’s abandonment led him into criminal activity as a drug dealer and they are rarely together.
A Louis Tomlinson slip-up ensured yet another conception when Briana Jungwirth announced she was pregnant with Freddy his baby. He was born in February 2016, and denial to paternal access, after paying a fortune for her and the child, were made.
The Florida police investigated Chris Brown for assaulting a photographer. The musician was in a long-term relationship but hated being publicly dumped by then-girlfriend Karrueche Tran when he fathered a baby with Nia Amey, a friend. He enjoys being a Father
American model Samantha Burke, 25 met Jude in a New York night-club and then gave birth to his love child Sophia, in 2009. Jude has three children from ex-wife Sadie Frost. The expensive night of passion saw Jude signing a child support agreement worth £ 2 million, including £5,000 as monthly living expenses apart from medical bills and school fees.
Lover-boy singer Ray Charles fathered 12 children with nine women. In 2004, his one-time settlement for $ 500,000 each to stop further claims from his estate. After his 2006 death, his estate sued seven of them for violating the deal.
Oasis star Liam Gallagher and journalist Liza Ghorbani had a child after an intense affair, last year, forcing Liam to split from his wife, Nicole Appleton, ex-All Saints singer. DNA tests confirm Liam fathered Liza’s daughter, Gemma, but has not publicly acknowledged her.
The ‘Awkward’ Prince William had a public fling with Stephanie Davis involving mass flirting on CBB with Jezza out for a good time, but the ex-Hollyoaks actress announced her pregnancy. Predictably the pair split as he denied paternity but DNA results proved otherwise and he was floored for 17 years.