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Adrian Peterson

5th Baby with (At Least) 4th Baby Mama

10/16/2013 7:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Adrian Peterson
's baby count is now at 5 ... 'cause a 4th woman has surfaced who has a child with the NFL star, TMZ has learned.

This time, the baby mama is Erica Syion -- a former dancer who worked at a gentlemen's club in Dallas, TX. Erica and Adrian have a 4-year-old son together.

Sources connected to the situation tell us ... the two have a financial arrangement, in which Adrian gives Erica money to pay for the kid's schooling, as well as living expenses.

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We're told the two met in Houston back in 2007 ... but their relationship has deteriorated in the past few years.

Sources tell us Adrian IS involved in the child's life -- but Erica is the primary parent, with Adrian visiting when he can.

In total, Adrian has fathered (at least) 5 children: 2 kids he referenced in a 2009 documentary ... one was 4 at the time. He didn't mention the age of the other (it's likely he was referencing his son with Erica).

Since then ... he fathered Adrian Peterson Jr. (who's 2-years-old) and a 3-month-old daughter with a waitress in Minnesota. His other son, a 2-year-old, passed away last week.

It's possible his 8-year-old and AP Jr. have the same mom -- but so far, we haven't been able to confirm.

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16.

terranaut    

birth 'em if ya got 'em

190 days ago
17.

Squad    

Bruthas be trippin'

190 days ago
18.

shannon    

CONDOMS!!!!!!!

190 days ago
19.

Joe    

Don't blacks get married. All they seem to do is get girls pregnant then move on to the next girl to get her pregnant. Shame on them. And shame on the women for letting this happen. The sons they will have will think this is the proper way to treat a woman... To get her pregnant, not marry her, then leave. And the daughters will think it is right to have a baby and no father figure on their lives. This will be an ugly cycle. This guy Adrian didn't even know he had the son who died last week until a week ago. Guys, stay with the woman you have a family with. Be a dad and father to your kids. Teach them values. Don't teach them by example that a woman is just a baby making machine. :(

190 days ago
20.

Mel    

Guess he's never heard of condoms.

190 days ago
21.

Chucky Mapoo    

Will TMZ do some "reporting" about its very own Max Hodges going on a bender of alcohol and drugs in a motel?

190 days ago
22.

Sonny    

We get it TMZ, football star as many babies by many different women. This s news how? They all do.

190 days ago
23.

mary    

these men who have sex with random women need to use birth control, not just to keep from impregnating women (some who are looking for payday) but also to keep from getting sexually transmitted diseases. the men are stupid and the women are just plain dumb.

190 days ago
24.

Lauren    

Big deal- he's an NFL player who likes his women. As long as he takes care of the kids and plays some part in their life, it shouldn't matter. It's obvious he hasn't been faithful in his relationship w/ his current gf so it's either an open relationship or she's just sticking around to be w/ AP.

190 days ago
25.

KAH    

Good Lord...making millions and refuses to buy a $5 box of condoms..

190 days ago
26.

BABS    

I don't care if he takes care of them financially - it's freaking irresponsible to have a bunch of kids with different mommas.

190 days ago
27.

Ginger    

Men are very stupid but who suffers the fatherless child do

190 days ago
28.

Sharon Garcia    

I'm still waiting for TMZ to do a tally on all the horn dog athletes, why just Adrian, I'm sure if you start digging you'll find some with more kids then he has wtfe

190 days ago
29.

karlew    

His current girlfriend is an idiot. She has the oldest kid with the rest of his kids with other women being younger. This means this jerk was out fooling around with waitresses and peelers while they were together. Guess fidelity isn't his strong suit. he obviously doesn't wrap it before he taps it, it's only a matter of time until he brings home a nasty disease, if he hasn't already.

190 days ago
30.

taz    

Cliche much?

190 days ago
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