Fabio Ide admits fathering a child from ‘casual encounter’
MANILA, Philippines — Brazilian model and actor Fabio Ide admitted on his Instagram account on Tuesday that he has a daughter from a “casual encounter” with socialite Denisse Oca before he met his current girlfriend.
Phil Younghusband was earlier rumored to be the father of Oca’s child.
Ide’s Instagram post appeared to be a response to Oca’s Instagram post a few hours before his. Here is his complete statement:
“This is my official statement regarding the issue at hand. I’m truly a blessed man to have this beautiful baby girl by my side. 14 months ago (2 months before I met my present girlfriend) I had a casual encounter with Denise Oca and I later found out I got her pregnant and it was only in May this year that I found out I was a dad in a not ideal scenario but because of my upbringing and family values I chose to accept this child and support her no matter what.
“Sometimes life is not what you expect of it but it is always how we react to it and I chose to do the right thing. I have kept this private for a few months just to my family and friends who knew I was going through a tough time.
“There are many fatherless children out there and I refuse for my daughter to be one of them. I have been supporting my daughter from the start but I’m only opening up to the public now bc it’s such a sensitive issue. Thank you so much for supporting me throughout my career and understanding this difficult situation right now.
“It’s so painful to see what is happening now. What my girlfriend said is so hurtful and evil. She already apologized for that and admitted I never said such a thing. I also don’t agree with Denise for posting things online. This problems should be resolved at home with family and friends and not trough social media. I’m in the middle of a war zone while the only thing I wanted was to be happy, leave with peace and be a good father. My daughter doesn’t deserve any of this bullshit happening right now.
“If there is one side I will take is my daughter and as I promised myself I will give everything she needs from me as a dad. Thanks for understanding and sorry for dragging all of you into this. Wish things could have been different. Wish none of this would have happened. God bless us all and I pray for this storm to pass soon.”
A few hours before Ide’s Instagram post, Oca posted on Instagram a screengrab of what appeared to be text messages from Michelle Pamintuan, the current girlfriend of Ide.
Pamintuan said Oca’s mother is “the most evil person” she has encountered in her life. Veteran actress Melissa Mendez is the mother of Oca.
“Fabio and I were just talking last night and again this morning how AGAIN he wished too that he never had this baby,” the message said.
“He wished he could go back in time and sana you had an abortion. What your mom is doing is not helping,” it added.
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