Baby-Faced Teen May Not Be the Dad

Will take DNA test to disprove two other teens' claims
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 16, 2009 8:33 AM CST
Alfie Patten holds baby Maisie, who may or may not be his daughter.   (YouTube)
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(Newser) – Four-foot-tall teen dad Alfie Patten will take a DNA test to prove he really is the father of girlfriend Chantelle Steadman’s daughter Maisie, the Mail reports. Photos of the baby-faced 13-year-old caused an uproar last week, and two other teens came forward to claim they also slept with Chantelle. Patten’s father wants the DNA test, saying, “I thought a boy of his age wasn’t capable of conceiving.”

“I am the only boyfriend she has had and we've been together for two years, so I must be the dad,” Patten said, though Chantelle’s neighbors claim at least four boys have spent the night in her house, the Telegraph reports. “It’s rubbish,” Steadman's mother said. “Chantelle lost her virginity to Alfie.” One thing’s for sure: The story is lucrative, with Patten’s parents reportedly fighting over interview money.