05/07/2010 12:38 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Millionaire Gay Couple Celebrate Arrival Of Twins With Christening Ceremony

Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow, fathers-of-five, enjoyed the christening of their five-month old twins yesterday at the Baptist Church in Danbury, Essex.

The couple, who made legal history when they fathered their older twins, became parents to Dallas and Jasper this year using a surrogate mother. They already have three other children, twins Aspen and Saffron (now ten-years-old) and Orlando, seven.

The couple have frequently hit the front pages, and they admit they've 'angered church groups over the years'. However, the family is Christian and therefore feels it is important that they go through the christening ceremony.

The couple has dealt with plenty of abuse and homophobia after their decision to become a family. They first hit the headlines in 1999 when they used donated eggs and a surrogate mother in the USA to become parents to their older twins.
They consequently became the first British children to be registered as having two fathers and no mother.

The same surrogate mother was used four years later for Orlando, however they couple have not fallen out with her following an argument. Tracey McCune accused the couple of raising 'spoiled brats' who regularly wear designer clothes, perfume and diamonds.

Source: Daily Mail