star reportedly feels his 5-month-old baby, Amabella, is not in good hands with his baby mama and wants to gain custody rights for the love child, despite not having a relationship with, or even meeting, the child since its birth last May.
The couple is also battling over the amount of child support he will pay. Pauly D made $11 million between August 2011 and August 2012, and the reality star-turned-DJ has said he is willing to pay up financially by providing child support. Pauly will be an amazing father." JWoww was equally excited about the baby, telling E!
However, he also believes Amanda is treating Amabella like a lottery ticket, citing a recent photo she posted of their love child in a high chair covered in $100 bills. News: "I'm so f*cking happy for him I just texted him.
In a statement yesterday to TMZ, the star said he is "proud I'm a father. It was also confirmed that Amanda did not reach out to Pauly D at any point during her pregnancy. He, of course, had to take precautions before believing the baby was his, but he is definitely excited to be a dad," an insider told , fellow parent Snooki said she couldn't be more excited for her former Jersey Shore co-star.
He even rewatched the Season 2 premiere with me, pausing the DVR every few minutes to fill me in on each mother’s backstory. When, for example, I am cajoling my 4-year-old into eating dinner while hand feeding the 8-month-old and also intermittently washing the dinner dishes so that I can get them both into the bathtub before the 8-month-old has a meltdown and Can’t-you-please-just-finish-your-dinner-now-Maisy!
In fact, more so that any other reality TV show, the cast of has wormed its way into my everyday existence.
, I stop and think “If this scenario is driving me, a 34-year-old woman, crazy, how must it be for a 17-year-old girl?
” Or, when I read about one of the Teen Moms in (they’ve been all over the covers of the tabs the last few weeks), I find myself excitedly relating the news to my husband, as if I’m telling him about a close friend: “Did you hear? ” or “I’m so disappointed that Amber and Gary are still together.
They really need to break up.” My unnatural attachment to these young women is based on two divergent affects. Watching these girls encounter the various pitfalls inherent in being a first time parent reminds me of the first year of my daughter’s life, and how incredibly challenging and rewarding it was.
For example, in one episode, Farrah takes her daughter, Sophia, to the car wash and realizes that she has forgotten to bring diapers. With Sophia in dire need of a diaper change, Farrah fashions a makeshift diaper out of towels (for the record, if the entire event had not been recorded by MTV’s cameras, there is NO WAY that the owner of the car wash would have consented to giving Farrah his towels to use as diapers. Now those of you without children may agree with Farrah’s self assessment — that she a bad mother for dressing her daughter’s precious bum in car wash towels.