Actor Corey Haim fathered a look-alike love child with a pill-popping reality TV star! Tragically, the troubled Lost Boys legend went to his grave in 2010 not knowing he had a son. But RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal Haim’s now-14-year-old boy was born during a brief, drug-fueled romance with Angela Barnhart, who has appeared on TLC’s My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding. Click through Radar’s gallery to find out more.
Barnhart claimed she chose not to tell Haim about her pregnancy due to his ongoing battle with drugs. “Corey wasn’t straightened up by then,” Barnhart, 37, told Radar. “He wasn’t ready for a child.”
Barnhart said her son’s first name is Logan — and the blond teenager is Haim’s spitting image! “They’re like twins,” his proud mom boasted. “It’s crazy. He looks nothing like me!”
Barnhart met former child star Haim when she was living in Burbank, Calif., in 2004. The party-crazy couple moved in together and binged on drugs for three months before Corey moved back home to his native Canada. That’s when Barnhart discovered she was carrying the License to Drive star’s baby.
“I never told Corey because ... let’s just say it wasn’t the right timing,” Barnhart admitted. “We were using drugs and I didn’t think that was a good situation for a baby to be around.”
Barnhart said she believed Haim — who started drinking and smoking pot as a teenager, got addicted to crack and eventually did 15 stints in rehab — was a lost cause. “Corey was a complete mess,” she recalled. “He had his demons. He wasn’t ready for a child!”
Before Haim died of pneumonia at age 38, he told pals he’d been assaulted by pop legend Michael Jackson. Barnhart claimed she decided to keep Haim’s identity secret from their son — until last year. “He took it pretty hard,” she said. “He was always a big fan of Corey and his movies. He had no idea that he was watching his father.”
In a heartbreaking admission, Barnhart said she now regrets not telling Corey about her pregnancy. “Maybe knowing he had a son would have turned him around,” she said. “It may have saved his life, and allowed him to see his son grow up.”
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