The Daily Beast reports:
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange fathered two children with a lawyer who was helping him fight extradition to the U.S. while he was holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, according to The Daily Mail. The lawyer, Stella Morris, told the Mail that she had decided to come forward about the relationship now because she fears for his life as long as he is in the high-security Belmarsh prison.
Assange reportedly began a relationship with Morris in 2015, and the couple has been engaged since 2017. Their first child, Gabriel, was born in 2017, and their second, Max, was born in February 2019, his birth filmed with a GoPro and the footage sent to Assange, according to the Mail. Both sons have reportedly visited him in prison. The actor Tracy Ward and the rapper M.I.A. are the children’s godmothers, according to the Mail.
Julians fiance Stella, mother of his 2 small children
was forced into giving this interview as UK magistrate Vanessa Baraister threatened to reveal their names next week
Please protect my sons family now by leaving them alone
Thank you https://t.co/GkxZAhmCHF
— Christine Assange (@MrsC_Assange) April 11, 2020
Assange ‘secretly fathered two children’ in Ecuadorian embassy https://t.co/ud2CxSqRFV
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) April 12, 2020
The partner of Julian Assange, who gave birth to his two children while he was living inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, has issued a plea for him to be released from prison. https://t.co/SIKo6C3zWd
— SBS News (@SBSNews) April 12, 2020
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange watched the birth of his two children via video link while he was in the Ecuadorian embassy. Their mother was a part of his legal team. https://t.co/voxSnbroIQ
— Eromo Egbejule (@EromoEgbejule) April 12, 2020