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Clayton Echard is sharing receipts amid his ongoing alleged paternity scandal.
“That is the timeline. The reality will all the time set you free,” the previous Bachelor, 30, wrote by way of Instagram Story on Thursday, September 21, alongside a screenshot of an electronic mail receipt from a DNA testing firm. His publish comes after his ex alleged he wasn’t cooperating with establishing a check.
In accordance with Echard’s electronic mail, he acquired a receipt for the $725 paternity check earlier on Thursday.
“I’ll take my portion of the check on the twenty seventh of September,” he wrote in an electronic mail to the Maryland-based lab, noting his alleged ex will “take her portion” on October 2. “Outcomes will then take a couple of week to get again. I imagine we’re all on the identical web page,” he concluded.
Echard was named in a lawsuit in August by an unnamed lady, who opted to stay nameless, claiming that he obtained her pregnant following a one-night stand. The 33-year-old has requested that Echard take a paternity check earlier than her unborn twins arrive in February.
Echard advised The Solar in a Monday, September 18, assertion that he didn’t have “sexual activity” with the lady, denying her claims.
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Within the courtroom paperwork, the unidentified lady claimed that Echard didn’t imagine she was pregnant when she knowledgeable him of the information in June. He allegedly later texted her, “I needed you to come back over to verify what I used to be doubting. And you probably did verify that. So, I don’t see you as a liar anymore.”
The girl additional alleged that whereas Echard initially agreed to take a paternity check, he “refused” to undergo with it after she paid a $725 deposit. The previous soccer participant advised The Solar on Monday that he was the one to request the paternity check earlier than calling her claims “baseless” and “missing in benefit.”
Instantly following the check, each events are set to look in courtroom on September 28 for an early decision convention.
Echard rose to fame as considered one of Michelle Younger’s suitors on The Bachelorette season 18. He was then forged because the season 26 lead of The Bachelor, the place he ended the present relationship finalist Susie Evans. (Evans, 30, left the present forward of the finale and the pair reconciled after filming wrapped.)
Echard and Evans in the end break up in September 2022. “We simply needed to in the end be there for one another and be supportive,” he solely advised Us Weekly in February. “And that’s why we’ve been very adamant about letting individuals know that like, ‘Hey, I’ve obtained nothing however love for her.’ We each know that we may have completed issues otherwise, however in the end, the result was the result.”