California man discovers Charles Manson is his biological father

“It’s like finding out that Adolf Hitler is your father”

Matthew Roberts is a Ghandi-loving, long-haired, vegetarian neo-hippy from California. Imagine his surprise, then, when he found out his biological father is none other than serial killer Charles Manson. Roberts had known since a young age he was adopted, but the 41-year-old didn’t seek out his biological parents until 12 years ago. When he first contacted his biological mother, she wouldn’t reveal who Roberts’ father was. She eventually told Roberts she’d been raped by Manson after meeting the cult leader in 1967, two years before the gruesome Tate murders. Roberts, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Manson, said it was “like finding out that Adolf Hitler is your father” and claims he fell into a depression at the news. He’s since contacted Manson in prison, who now sends him “weird stuff and always signs it with his swastika.” However, the two have never met, nor have they spoken over the phone.

The Sun

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