Editor’s Note: The original article is below. As you can see, we were initially skeptical of this recent claim from a woman named Layla Swanson. As of this morning, we have confirmed this story to be false. First, the provided paternity form lists the child as X and Y, while Layla claims her child by Matt is a girl. We were also able to find exactly identical values, results and test numbers in a sample report from GTLDNA.com. Scroll down for a side-by-side comparison.
Many of you are probably at least dimly aware of the shit show that has been Twitter in the past week or so. There have been a lot of screenshots and a lot of accusations flying around, almost all of them directed at Matt Baier or his Teen Mom OG star fiancee Amber Portwood. I have been hesitant to print most of the stories–they come from at least 3 women–because I have not seen enough verifiable proof. One, in fact, was proven to be a complete (and honestly kind of creepy) lie, so let’s all be on our toes here.
Tonight, however, one of the women named “Layla Swanson” has finally provided pretty convincing proof. She has posted photos (not screenshots!) of legal and paternity documents. The legal documents list Matt Baier as the father to a child born on July 5 2013. This means the baby would have born about 18 months before he started dating Amber. I have NOT been able to 100% confirm this info yet, and to me these look like intake forms NOT court documentation that would need to be “mailed” to her with a name correction. These look like forms you can fill out on a computer and print with no court involved, and they do not match the Massachusetts intake forms from what I could find. Baby Mama is not willing to talk to the media at this time, so take these screenshots with a huge grain of salt.
And here is a sample report from a DNA testing company. To further confirm things, this DNA sample is from a testing lab in Australia, certainly not one that a Boston court system would use. Note that the “daughter” has X & Y chromosomes, and all of the values are identical. It appears “Layla” simply Photoshopped this PDF then printed it and signed it herself. You can also compare this sample report with the lab’s sample exclusion report to see how the values are very wide-ranging, so this is no coincidence.
There are plenty of other rumors and accusations flying around that I am not comfortable sharing yet. This one just happened to have more convincing photos. Feel free to share and link the other rumors in the comments, but I won’t be reporting them until I get some more verification. 🙂
Final Edit: This is why we were skeptical of running with the initial stories that came out last week. I do my best to not bring libelous rumors as clickbait or “news,” so until we have a lot more undeniable proof, I will not be running anymore stories on this Matt Baier Twitter drama.