Paris Hilton’s new husband Carter Reum has secret 9-year-old child ‘he’s only met ONCE’ with reality star Laura Bellizzi who briefly dated Mel Gibson
- Paris Hilton’s new husband Carter Reum has a love child from a past relationship
- He shares 9-year-old daughter with reality star Laura Bellizzi
- A source has claimed Reum has only met his daughter once
- Bellizzi, who appeared on VH-1 show Secrets of Aspen, briefly dated Mel Gibson
- At the time, Gibson denied rumors he was the father of Bellizzi’s child
- Bellizzi also denied the rumors, saying: ‘Mel Gibson is not the father of my child’
- DailyMail.com has reached out to reps who have been unavailable for comment
Paris Hilton’s new husband Carter Reum has a secret nine-year-old love child from a previous relationship who he has allegedly seen ‘only once.’
Millionaire entrepreneur Reum, 40, fathered a child with reality star Laura Bellizzi, known for appearing on the VH-1 show Secrets of Aspen, PageSix reported Monday.
Bellizii – a Chicago native who now lives in California with the child – also briefly dated actor Mel Gibson. Hilton and Reum tied the knot at a lavish ceremony in Bel Air on Friday.
In 2011, when Bellizzi was pregnant, it was reported that the baby was Mel Gibson’s love child, though he vehemently denied the claims.
DailyMail.com has reached out to Hilton and Reum’s reps who have so far been unavailable for comment.
Revealed: Paris Hilton’s husband Carter Reum has 9-year-old love child with reality star Laura Bellizzi who briefly dated Mel Gibson
Bellizzi also denied the claims to TMZ in November 2011, saying: ‘Mel Gibson is not the father of my child.’
As it turns out, she was carrying Reum’s child.
It is the first time that any significant details from Reum’s relationship history has been revealed, after he and wife Hilton, also 40, have shared their romance openly in her new reality show Paris In Love.
A source claimed to the outlet that Carter has ‘only seen [his daughter] once since she was born 9 years ago.’
In response, a spokesperson for Reum told said: ‘The people who this story matters to have known about it for 10 years. Carter supports this child. While he does not have a traditional father-daughter relationship with her, he has provided for her since she was born, and will continue to do so.’
Pictured: Laura Bellizi is seen above pregnant in 2011, and at the time it was speculated she was carrying Mel Gibson’s baby – both ended up denying the rumors
A source close to the situation added to the outlet that his daughter had been ‘triggered’ by seen Reum’s lavish wedding to Hilton, and felt ‘left out’ of her father’s life.
The source said: ‘Also, she saw the articles of Paris and Carter talking about starting a family. She felt tremendous rejection and felt left out. She wants to have a relationship with him.’
Reum is worth an estimated $40million, after co-founding investment company M13 with his brother Courtney Reum. Meanwhile, Reum’s wife Hilton is worth an estimated $300million.
Reality star: Laura Bellizzi pictured in April 2010
The source continued that Reum’s daughter wants to ‘know her daddy.’
‘She just wants to really complete the missing pieces of her puzzle,’ the source divulged.
‘She’s at that age where self-identity is so important, and children want to know who they are and where they come from. It’s important for him to help her with that.’
‘It’s not about [Reum] or the mother. It’s about making the child whole. She is absolutely an amazing little girl. She has so much love to give. And she wants to give it to him, his family and whoever he chooses to love.’
A second source told the outlet: ‘She is of an age now where she is cognizant and wants her paternal family to hear her and know her. He may not claim or love her, but she claims and loves him and his family.’
PICTURED: Paris Hilton stuns in Oscar de la Renta wedding gown as she marries Carter Reum at her grandfather’s Bel-Air estate… and declares ‘my forever starts today’
Hilton has made no secret of her plan to start a family with Reum of their own, now they are married.
In January this year, she revealed she is undergoing IVF with Reum to ensure she can have a ‘boy and girl twin’, after dating him for a year.
The socialite told The Trend Reporter with Mara podcast on Tuesday that best friend Kim Kardashian had introduced her to the idea.
Paris said: ‘[Kim was the one] who told me about that. I didn’t even know anything about it. I’m happy that she told me that advice and introduced me to her doctor.
‘We have been doing IVF, so I can pick twins if I like.’