A British man, famed for becoming one of country’s first gay fathers, has revealed he is now engaged to his daughter’s ex-boyfriend, despite the 25-year age gap.
A British man famed for becoming one of country’s first gay fathers has revealed he is now engaged to his daughter’s ex-boyfriend, despite the 25-year age gap.
Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, 50, shot to fame in 2000 after becoming one of the first gay men to father a child via surrogate with his partner Tony.
Now, more than two decades later, the multi-millionaire is making headlines again with yet another unconventional life milestone.
Barrie, who split with ex-partner Tony after 32 years together last year, has gone on to date his daughter’s ex-boyfriend Scott Hutchison.
Camera Icon Saffron and Barrie celebrate on a yacht in Croatia. Credit: donbarrie / Instagram
On Friday, Barrie shocked his 37,000 Instagram followers when he revealed he would now marry the 25-year-old — and he even has his daughter’s blessing.
Barrie posted a video showing the romantic set-up for his proposal on-board a yacht in Croatia.
Dozens of rose petals and candles adorned the deck, where a bottle of champagne and a huge diamond ring awaited his fiance.
“Guess what happened last night x,” he captioned a video of the set-up.
Barrie’s daughter Saffron was seen in holiday snaps from the trip and sipping on celebratory drinks with the couple.
She has previously offered her…
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