Guy Wants a Break on Child Support—for 30 Kids
Minimum wage earner gives some of his kids' moms just $1.49 per month
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Suggested by browzman
Posted May 20, 2012 10:19 AM CDT
Desmond Hatchett, a Tennessee man who has fathered 30 children, is asking the courts for a break on child support.   (KIDgrownup)

(Newser) – Move over, Jon and Kate. Time to retire, Duggar family. Because Desmond Hatchett has you all beat—he has 30 children, courtesy of 11 different women. And as the 33-year-old Tennessee man earns just minimum wage, he's asking the courts to give him a break on his child support payments, reports Yahoo!'s Sideshow blog. But with so many children, some of his babymamas get as little as $1.49 per month, so the court doesn't have a ton of room to help him. After getting in legal trouble for not paying support in 2009, Hatchett, who then had 21 children, promised a court that he would stop having children. He apparently hasn't tried very hard, and has since upped his count by nine.

 

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