EXCLUSIVE: 'Deadbeat' millennial, 30, who was thrown out of his parents' home by a judge, tells how a bitter row over his own son sparked the eviction, how he dropped out of college because it was too hard and insists he is too busy to get a job

Mail Online | 5/22/2018 | Ashley Collman For Dailymail.com
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The 30-year-old man who garnered national attention for his refusal to move out of his parents' home has spoken out to detail his troubles with his folks.

On Tuesday, a judge ordered Michael Rotondo to move out of his parents' home in Camillus, New York, where he has been living rent-free for nearly a decade.

Interview - DailyMail - Com - Hearing - Michael

In an interview with DailyMail.com after the hearing, Michael said that his issues with his parents, Mark and Christina, are tied to his custody battle over his son.

Michael says he lost custody of his son, whose age he wouldn't disclose, back in September. The boy now lives with his mother full time, who Michael says he was never married to, or in a relationship with.

Appeal - Person - Court - Fees - Parents

He says he immediately filed an appeal as a 'poor person' so that his court fees could be waived going forward. But he says his parents complicated matters when they said he needed a job and health insurance if he was to continue living with them.

Michael refused, saying that his job at the moment was getting his son back.

Health - Insurance - Michael - Money - Person

When they offered to pay for his health insurance, Michael explained that he couldn't take that money because it would compromise getting the 'poor person' status.

Shortly after, he says his parents stopped providing food for him, and cut off his cellphone. They also said he couldn't use the laundry machines in the house anymore.

Parents - Court - Visitation - Grandchild - Michael

His parents also went to court to try to get visitation of their grandchild. Michael says it was two days after that hearing that he got his first letter, in which his parents said they had 'decided that you must leave this house immediately'.

The went on to send him four more letters, but Michael refused to budge.

Michael - Home

Michael says he hasn't always lived at home. He says about eight...
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