When this relationship is discovered, she is sentenced to a maximum penalty prison term of 30 years, where she is revealed pregnant. Donny quickly becomes well-liked by the others, much to the chagrin of Todd and at the expense of his popularity. As Mary, Donny, and Todd have a personal moment with each other, they are ambushed by Randall Morgan's TV crew, forcing a disgusted Todd to leave without signing a release form, leaving Donny without any money. Todd eventually imitates his father's behavior, including engaging in a fight with Father McNally, cancelling the church rehearsal. Donny admits his mistake by revealing he was young and didn't know how to be a father since his own never taught him how. In , Donny is a broke, alcoholic slacker who spends his time with his friends, local drunk Kenny, bartender Brie and her stripper mother Champale. He tries to warn Todd, but Jamie comes up with a convincing cover story that fools Todd. Donny overhears Jamie on the phone with Todd's boss, Steve Spirou, having a conversation that implies they've been sleeping together behind Todd's back. Donny, knowing a TV crew will be there tries to stop the meeting, but Todd goes anyway. Donny is now estranged from his son Han Solo who, embarrassed by his parents' scandalous past and also Donny's immaturity, has changed his name to Todd Peterson to avoid discovery of his parentage. Todd had previously told people his parents were dead, so he introduces Donny as an old friend. Donny reveals himself to be Todd's father, rips up Jamie's check and forces her to admit her actions behind Todd's back. With some encouragement from Kenny, Donny attempts to patch things up with Jamie, but instead discovers her with Chad having sex at a hotel room. Custody of the unborn child is given to Donny's abusive father until Donny turns 18 to assume full custody.