Update (see original post below) : Divorce Court’s Lynn Toler let insanely fruitful father Nathaniel Smith of Dayton have it on her show today.
“My Smith, you hurt people. You really do. You get young girls. You tell them the right thing,” the TV show judge said. “You’ve got this many mothers in a community that can not tolerate it any more. It will collapses under that. You have no right to do what you have done and you have no right to continue to do so. And I don’t want to hear another word about it.”
Toler’s stern words came after Smith’s wife Jasmine Cotton testified that Smith manipulates young women and does not fully support his children. Smith denied those charges and said he takes care of his 27 children with 16 different women.
“He thinks this is a game. He is trying to make y’all laugh. It not about this. It is about my kids and the 27 kids he keep making and leaving,” A tearful Cotton said. “It is not fair that he do this to women. I am young and I know y’all asked me why I got married. I loved him, but at the end of the day I am not going to keep playing games with him.”
Original post: A Dayton man with 27 children will no doubt “keep it classy” on today’s episode of “Divorce Court.”
On the show, Nathaniel Smith is accused of cheating on his wife Jasmine Cotton and fathering a child outside of that marriage.
What? How could it be?
In a clip from the show, Cotton points out that she and Smith have a child together that was 8 months old at the time of the show’s taping.
Smith also had a 1-year-old son with another woman.
“So obviously, he had the other little boy while we were together,” Cotton, 23, observes.
Smith was 39 years old at the time of the show’s taping.
The whole thing led to one burning question from the show’s judge.
“Well, how many children do you have,” Lynn Toler asks.
Smith, a local poet and performer as Brave Nate, FlexLuthor and Hustle Simmons, had an answer that drew gasps from the audience.
“Your honor, I’ve got 12 sons and 15 daughters. I have 27 all together,” Smith said.
“Divorce Court” airs locally at 1 p.m. on WRGT-TV.
A message was left on Facebook seeking comment from Smith.
Needless to say, a post from “Divorce Court” promoting Smith’s appearance drew many critical comments.
“Wow, talk about irresponsible, ignorant, selfish and just plain dumb! There is no way he can ever truly parent 27 children by so many women, let alone support them! No woman worth her salt would even waste her time,with a man/child like this HOT GHETTO MESS!! HE NEEDS TO BE UNDER THE JAIL, SO HE MAY NOT IMPREGNATE NOT ONE MORE WOMAN PERIOD,” Facebook user Carleen Hall-Miranda wrote.
Smith said he takes care of his children and defended himself on the post, writing “DEEZ DUMB (expletive) BOUT TO HELP ME GET A REALITY SHOW” and “me and my babies can handle em all! Lol.”
It seems Smith wants to follow in Orlando Shaw’s footsteps.
There were rumors earlier this year that the Nashville father of 22 by 14 women could get a reality show.
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