Aussie groom who’s been ‘shocked’ to find out he is the father of his son’s baby is a ‘very happy, proud dad’
Darragh O’Connor, from Perth, says he’s “not a baby-hater” and “a proud father”.
“I’ve been called a baby hater and I’m not.
I just want to make sure that when people look at my picture and think ‘Oh, that’s my son’, they will see it for what it is,” Mr O’Connors son, Connor, 13, said.”
I’m proud to be a father.”
Mr O’Conners son is now the father to a baby girl.
“We’re proud of him,” he said.
A family manMr O-Connor, who was married in January, is a father to three children aged between four and 11.””
He’s just happy, and proud of the whole thing.”
A family manMr O-Connor, who was married in January, is a father to three children aged between four and 11.
“It’s been a bit of a shock for me,” he told ABC News Breakfast.
“When I went into the office and started getting calls and emails from people saying ‘oh, my baby’s got a father in Australia’ and ‘oh my baby has a dad in Australia’, it was a little bit of shock.”
Mr Bowers, who is also from Perth and has a son of his own, said he’d had a number of phone calls about Mr O-Connors “baby-hating”.
“My son was born in February, and he’s the youngest, so we’re very happy, very proud and excited,” Mr Bowers said.”[He’s] the only child of his parents and I think that’s the best news.”‘
He was happy to be the dad’Mr Bower said he was proud of Connor and wanted to make a point about the need for fathers to “come out of the shadows”.
“People who are just looking for their own special family, they need to be able to come out of that closet,” he added.
“So it’s not about how you look, it’s about what you’re doing.”‘
The father of Connor’Mr O ‘Connors has also spoken out about his experience in the media.
“As a dad, I know that there are a lot of people who would never want to be associated with someone who is doing something like this,” he explained.
Connor’s not the only one, there are parents who are in the same position. “
But I have to tell you, as a dad it’s been very hard.”
Connor’s not the only one, there are parents who are in the same position.
“They’re really not ready to come forward.”‘
I’m glad I’m the father’Darragh said he would “love” to have a baby with Mr O Connor’s “grandfather” but he didn’t want Connor to have to worry about his own “soul”.
“The father I want is Connor,” he joked.
As a father, I’m glad that I’m his father.”