Knoxville man is a daddy 30 times over

Knoxville man is a daddy 30 times over

May 19th, 2012 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

33-year-old Desmond Hatchett from Knoxville, Tenn., has 30 children with 11 women. WREG Memphis.

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You have to say this much for Desmond Hatchett: He has a way with the ladies.

The 33-year-old Knoxville resident reportedly has set a Knox County record for his ability to reproduce. He has 30 children with 11 women. And nine of those children were born in the last three years, after Hatchett - who is something of a local celebrity - vowed "I'm done!" in a 2009 TV interview, saying he wouldn't father more children.

But Hatchett is back in the news this week because he's struggling to make ends meet on his minimum-wage job. His inability to make child-support payments on such a meager salary also means he's back in court again and again, most recently to ask for a break on those payments.

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