John on April 14, 2008 at 11:40 pm
This one has been predicted for ages and dismissed as irrelevant for just as long:
John and Jenny Deaves from South Australia caused controversy after admitting on national television last week that they had a 9-month-old daughter together.
“It’s everybody else out there in society that has the problem, we don’t have the problem,” Jenny Deaves said on Australia’s “60 Minutes” Sunday night.
“If you’ve got something to say, say it for Christ’s sake,” her father, John, said. “Don’t go attacking the kids or the car or anything else, it’s not the Australian way.”
“We’re sure once people get to know us they’ll realize that we’re not going to pass on any disease to them, we’re not going to bite their head off and we’re not nasty terrible people,” Jenny Deaves said.
Wouldn’t want to be judgmental about people’s lifestyle choices now, would we?
SCOTT ADDS: While it may have been intentional on John’s part, I think he should have emphasized one important detail of the story – John and Jenny share a last name, not because they are married, but because they are father and daughter (in a true biological sense, not in a Woody Allen/Soon-Yi kind of thing).
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