Only five days after his split with Jeana Smith, Jesse Wellens has taken to Twitter to reveal some absolutely shell-shocking news; he might be a father?! Whilst their seven year relationship has been heavily documented on YouTube and they quickly became one of the most recognisable couples on the Internet, their emotional split seems to be taking a crazy turn following the news that Jesse may also have a daughter.
In a series of tweets posted completely out of the blue, Jesse told his 1.16 million subscribers that “I may have a daughter. We never met and its killing me. It’s a long and crazy story. I need to get off my chest and find her”. He has since tweeted out more information that have been deleted (but screen-capped by a fan and shared at the very bottom of this article), but we’ve done some research in order to bring you as much of the story as we can possibly find.
Since his split with Jeana, Jesse has stated that he will be moving to New York City, which subsequently is where is secret daughter has allegedly been living this whole time. During his relationship with Jeana, there has been some speculation that he cheated with a stylist, however this information does not align with his long-lost daughter because, as he later revealed on Twitter, that she is 14-years-old;
“What if I told you I might have a 14yr old daughter I never met? And she watches my videos and doesn’t know I’m her dad? / This is the god honest truth. I been keeping something crazy from you guys. I can’t keep it in anymore.”
This information proves that Jesse became a father BEFORE he met Jeana, back when he was 18-years-old. Based on this emotional time in Jesse’s life, having recently lost his mother and now having split from his long-term girlfriend, fans must remember that Jesse is still only famous on the Internet for his pranks. We deeply hope that this is not a prank based on its seriously serious subject matter, however it’s important not to read too much into Jesse’s tweets until we know more information.
This father/daughter situation has certainly raised more questions following his split with Jeana; the most important one being whether Jeana JUST found out about Jesse’s daughter herself. It’s key for fans to give Jesse and Jeana some space and respect their privacy during this tough time, but we’ll keep you updated in case any further news is revealed.
UPDATE: Fans have since had a reply from Jesse on Twitter. Following a question asking him to confirm whether this was a prank, Jesse has been there to reiterate that he does indeed have a daughter. You can see the prank below, but for those viewers who can’t see the embedded image, his exact reply – “it’s not ✋”.
UPDATE #2: In a now deleted tweet, Jesse has announced the name of his long-lost daughter as Luchia, a 13-year-old girl from New York City. Tonnes of positive support came through from fans congratulating him on finding his daughter, however now the tweet has been deleted, we’re unsure what message Jesse is trying to send out to his audience.
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