“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson has revealed that he had an affair years in the past and, unbeknownst to him, fathered a now-45-year-old daughter.
The 74-year-old — who has been married to “Miss Kay” Robertson since 1966 — solely discovered about his daughter just a few months in the past, after the girl underwent DNA testing after which reached out to his kids, Robertson and youngsters Al, Jase, Jep and Willie stated on his “Unashamed” podcast.
Al defined that he and Jase every obtained letters from a lady named Phyliss three months in the past claiming to be his sister.
“So mainly, it was from a lady who stated that by a DNA search, she thinks that Dad could be her dad,” Al stated, including that he had at first “dismissed” the letter as a result of the time of the affair was after Phil had change into a Christian within the ’70s.
“There was a transparent dividing line for Dad.”
However Al and Jase determined to look into the claims with the assistance of their podcast producer.
“I began pondering, ‘There’s a 45-year-old girl on the market who doesn’t know who her dad is, and she or he’s trying,’” Al stated, “and I assumed, ‘Even when it’s not Dad, she must comprehend it’s not Dad.’”
The producer known as Phyliss and talked to her and realized her intentions have been real.
“She’s not out for something,” he informed Al. “She’s a Christian.”
Al and Jase determined to inform their dad and mom in regards to the letters, which prompted Phil to take a DNA check.
“Whenever you’re praying about one thing like this, there’s a fact that’s already there,” Al stated. “You’re simply praying for fact to be revealed.”
It resulted in a 99.9% match, they stated.
“Deliver her on down,” Phil stated upon getting the information.
The household met Phyliss and stated their podcast viewers would get to fulfill her quickly.
“It’s a fairly cool clarification of redemption, reconciliation, love,” Phil stated. “Because it seems, 45 years you have got a daughter you don’t learn about, and she or he has a father she doesn’t learn about. Forty-five years doesn’t sound like very lengthy, however you say, that’s some time. So lastly, in spite of everything these years, we come collectively.”