This is the first photo of the Indian man who is suing his parents for giving birth to him ‘without his consent’, without his huge fake beard.
Raphael Samuel, 27, from Mumbai, believes it is wrong to put an unwilling child through the ‘rigmarole’ of life for the pleasure of its parents, and has compared having children to ‘kidnapping and slavery’.
Posting on Facebook today, he also asked his followers: ‘Why does society reward people who have unprotected sex?’
His controversial opinions, presented by himself in a series of social media posts where he appears ‘disguised’ in a fake beards and sunglasses made headlines around the world.
Now, he has been pictured without the fake beard that has become his trademark.
Samuel is part of the ‘anti-natalist movement’ which is is gaining traction in India as younger people resist social pressure to have children.
Speaking to The Print Samuel said: ‘I love my parents, and we have a great relationship, but they had me for their joy and their pleasure.
‘My life has been amazing, but I don’t see why I should put another life through the rigamarole of school and finding a career, especially when they didn’t ask to exist.’
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Source: Daily Mail