A 33-year-old Knoxville, Tenn. man with 30 children appeared in court
this week to ask the state for child-support help, Memphis news station
WREG reported Wednesday.
Desmond Hatchett has fathered 30
children -- which is believed to be the record in Knox county, according
to the Los Angeles Times -- with 11 different women. His youngest
children are toddlers and his oldest is 14.
asked the court to give him a break on his payments, claiming that he's
struggling to make ends meet with his minimum-wage job. Currently, the
state requires him to divide 50 percent of his earnings among the 11
women, some of whom receive as little as $1.49 a month, WREG reports.
did Hatchett come to father so many children? "I had four kids in the
same year. Twice," he told Volunteer TV in 2009. He also told a local
news station that year that he was "done" having kids (he had only 21 at
Hatchett isn't the only serial father to make
headlines. NFL player Antonio Cromartie, 28, famously fathered 10
children by eight women in six states.
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