The 24-year-old love child of the legendary Tom Jones says he desperately needed a father figure when he was growing up and wishes the “It’s Not Unusual” singer had just picked up the phone or written a letter.
Jonathan Berkery, an aspiring singer who now goes by the name of Jon Jones, says he fell in with a bad crowd when he was a teenager, developing unhealthy obsessions with drugs and guns. It became so bad, he said, he often slept on park benches and in homeless shelters.
“It all stems back to my dad,” Berkery told the Sun newspaper. “I don’t think I realized it for a long time, but I was one angry kid, crying out for a father.”
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