Abby has a lot to be thankful for! Not only was she rescued at sea, but now she also has a new little brother!
Abby Sunderland is a big sister again! Her parents, Marianne and Laurence Sunderland, welcomed their eighth child June 29 — a boy named Paul-Louis Sunderland! The healthy new addition to the Sunderland clan arrived while Abby, 16, was at a press conference in Marina del Rey, Calif.
Abby’s parents missed her first press conference since arriving back home, but this time it wasn’t because of neglect!
Abby Sunderland‘s dad, Laurence, has been under fire for letting his 16-year-old daughter attempt to sail around the globe by herself — but today, June 29, the world’s most unpopular father missed his girl’s press conference at their home in Thousand Oaks, Calif. for a legitimate reason…his wife, Marianne, went into labor with their eighth child.
HOLLYWOODLIFE.COM EXCLUSIVE: Abby Sunderland Forced To Go On Dangerous Boat Trip Or Lose Sponsor!
HollywoodLife.com has learned that 16-year-old sailor Abby Sunderland was forced to leave her home port of Marina del Rey, Calif., on Jan. 23 even though it would mean she’d be heading into the most dangerous time to sail in the Southern Hemisphere’s Indian Ocean, or else she would have lost a major sponsor. Read more & see Bonnie’s video take on Abby …
The shell-shocked Sunderland dad tells us he wishes that drama caused from reports he was exploiting his daughter would stop – and that Abby is doing well. Her brother, Zac, agrees
Laurence Sunderland is fighting back against claims that he was exploiting his teenage daughter Abby’s around-the-world trip for the purposes of a reality show. In an exclusive interview, both he and his 18-year-old son, Zac, told HollywoodLife.com that Abby is fine, their family is surviving and that Laurence would NEVER sell out his children.
“I would never even BEGIN to harm any of my kids,” Laurence told us at his Thousand Oaks, Calif. home June 15 in response to said exploitation claims, adding that the horrific things being said about him are “not at all” true.
BFFs, We asked YOU, our readers, your thoughts on Abby Sunderland’s journey and you are outraged with how her parents are handling the situation!
We’ve been giving you the lastest news on Abby Sunderland, 16, who attempted to be the youngest girl to sail around the world. But ever since her boat tipped and word that her dad, Laurence Sunderland, is going to capitalize off her near-tragedy with a reality show — our readers have gone crazy! Everyone is so upset that her dad is going forward with this new reality TV show, Adventures in Sunderland! Depsite new developments, you are saying her parents are still to blame!
Are you as NOT surprised as I am by the latest news this morning that the 16 year-old sailor’s dad was shopping a reality show?
Abby Sunderland’s father, Laurence Sunderland, has signed a contract to do a reality show called Adventures in Sunderland, about his family of “daredevil” kids, he revealed to the New York Post.
He also admitted that he’s broke, has 7 kids, another on the way and that “the show might be about family, it might be about Abigail’s trip. Read more