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Benefit 'Scrounger' Dad Of 11 Fathers Another Child With Partner's Best Friend

24/08/2010 11:23 | Updated 22 May 2015

A benefit scrounging dad who hit the headlines for raking in over £30,000 a year of taxpayers' money for his 11-child family, has been accused of fathering yet another child with his partner's best friend. His partner is also pregnant with her 12th child.

The family hit the headlines last week when The Sun revealed they were expecting their 12th child despite living on state handouts. They live rent free in a five bedroom detached house in Bristol.

Work shy Gary Bateman - who is the biological father of five of his pregnant partner Joanne's eleven children - is alleged to have another daughter with Sara Sealey, an unemployed, pregnant mum of four, and Joanne's friend.

Bateman has three other children by his first wife, one of whom, daughter Jessica, 18, said her dad was nothing more than a 'sperm donor'. Expressing disgust at her father's behaviour, she added: 'People need to know where their taxes are going.'

He refused to deny Sara Sealey was carrying his child, telling reporters: 'I've no comment whatsoever. I've got enough trouble. I can't take any more.'

Ms Sealey, who was photographed by The Sun smoking outside her council house in South Gloucestershire also declined to speak out, saying only: '"I'm not going to discuss this because of my children.'

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