Clayton Echard Awaiting Paternity Test Results Amid Lawsuit With Ex

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Clayton Echard is one step nearer to discovering out if he’s the daddy of his pregnant ex’s twins.

“Hey guys! OK, so for these which might be taking part in alongside at dwelling, I need to provide you with all an replace as, once more, I really feel like I’m speaking you all via this. I need to be as clear as doable,” the previous Bachelor, 30, started an Instagram Story video on Tuesday, October 3. “I did my portion of the paternity take a look at final week. I used to be simply knowledgeable that the opposite particular person took their take a look at this morning.”

He went on to notice that the take a look at outcomes are anticipated to come back in “on Monday or Tuesday of subsequent week,” including, “It’s both gonna be a sure, it’s gonna be a no, or it may very well be inconclusive.”

Initially confused about what an “inconclusive” take a look at outcome might imply, Echard defined that “if there’s little to no fetal DNA current, then that will result in an inconclusive take a look at.” He continued: “So, apart from that, I’ve an injunction in opposition to harassment listening to on Monday. However once more, the outcomes for the take a look at itself ought to come again Monday or Tuesday. And, in fact, I’ll allow you to all know the second I discover out.”

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Information broke final month that an nameless ex of Echard filed a lawsuit in August claiming she’s pregnant together with his twins after a one-night stand. The 33-year-old lady alleged that she had not had intercourse with anybody else since March 2022, leaving the Bachelor Nation star as the one doable father of her youngsters. Echard has denied that the pair had “sexual activity,” claiming in courtroom docs obtained by Us Weekly that they solely engaged in oral intercourse.

Upon discovering she is having twins in Could, the girl knowledgeable Echard of her being pregnant. He later invited her over to take a being pregnant take a look at to substantiate her claims, after which he allegedly despatched her a message that learn, “I wished you to come back over to substantiate what I used to be doubting. And you probably did verify that. So, I don’t see you as a liar anymore.”

Within the lawsuit, the girl additionally claimed that Echard initially refused to finish a paternity take a look at referring to her claims as “baseless.” On September 21, the previous NFL participant shared a $725 receipt of his paternity take a look at by way of his Instagram Story, which he captioned, “That is the timeline. The reality will at all times set you free.”

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As Echard repeatedly denies the claims, lawyer Neama Rahmani solely advised Us that it wouldn’t make sense for him to file a countersuit. “Anybody can sue for something, but it surely’s not going to be case as a result of actually what are your damages?” he shared on September 26. “It’s a must to submit a paternity take a look at.”

Rahamni, 44, who just isn’t affiliated with the lawsuit, continued: “So long as there’s some foundation to imagine that he often is the father, if it’s not utterly frivolous or malicious to embarrass him, she thought that there’s likelihood that that is the daddy. She had a good-faith cause for asking the choose to order the paternity take a look at. No choose goes to permit that sort of [countersuit] to maneuver ahead.”