A man who had a three year affair with a then-married Nadya Suleman has come forward to express his bewilderment at the story that she’s had 14 children through IVF with donor sperm. Denis Beaudoin said in an interview aired on Good Morning America today that he provided sperm samples to Nadya Suleman during a time that they were dating when she was childless and living in Connecticut. Suleman told him that she had ovarian cancer and needed to have the sperm so she could conceive before it was too late. He didn’t know that she had any children until this story received press attention. Suleman denies that Beaudoin is the father of her children, all conceived by IVF, and has listed a “David Solomon” on most of the children’s birth certificates. Beaudoin is well aware of her history of lying and wants a paternity test. He wept during the interview, and explained he’s going through a difficult time as he’s working out custody issues for his oldest son with an ex. He said that whether Suleman’s children are his or not he wants to help her out. There are plenty of nice guy suckers in this world:
Denis Beaudoin, the man who says he could be the biological father of Nadya Suleman’s octuplets, said he donated his sperm to her three times without asking questions because he was young and in love.
Beaudoin said he thought it was “out of the ordinary” when she asked him to donate. “But I cared about her so much. And I mean, we were, we were in love. I mean, I loved Nadya very much,” he told Chris Cuomo in an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America.”
Beaudoin said he and Suleman had a “serious” three-year relationship from 1997 to 1999 when he was in his early 20s.
Though he and Suleman never talked about marriage, Beaudoin said when he donated the sperm he thought it would be part of “starting a family” together at some point…
Beaudoin said that at the time she first approached him about donating sperm, Suleman told him that she had ovarian cancer and was unable to conceive without the help of a doctor.
Beaudoin said they had an amicable parting, but said he never heard anything more about Suleman undergoing in vitro fertilization or trying to become pregnant.
Beaudoin said he was “shocked [and] surprised” when he first learned that Suleman had delivered octuplets on Jan. 23.
Suleman has denied that Beaudoin is the father, but he said his multiple sperm donations are cause for a paternity test.
Beaudoin said her word isn’t good enough.
“It just seems like a lot of her statements that she’s made have been really inaccurate,” he said.
“I can’t take everything she says for granted. I mean when she initially told me the whole reason why, for donating sperm in the first place, you know was to get pregnant because she was not going to be able to have kids. And it, you know, has turned into this.”
Beaudoin said he wants a DNA test just to know the truth. Regardless of the children’s paternity, Beaudoin said he is willing to help the single mother of 14 raise the children because he does not believe she can handle it on her own.
“Either which way, you know, know that if she needs it I’ll lend a helping hand,” he said. “She needs help. I mean it’s hard. It’s hard nowadays to raise two kids, let alone 14.”
[From ABC News]
I hope for this guy’s sake Suleman is telling the truth for once and she couldn’t use his sperm for whatever reason. Her children look like they could potentially be this guy’s kids given their eye shape. They may not be dark-complected enough, although it’s hard to tell. A DNA test is definitely in order. What a manipulative and sneaky woman she is. She told him she had cancer and she was cheating on her husband when she was with this guy. People are just a means for her to get whatever she wants and now she’s using the press to continue her schemes.
Nadya Suleman and some of her children are shown at the park yesterday. Do you think she would go to the park with her kids even once a week if the paps weren’t around?
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