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Jackson/Rowe Not the Biological Parents

6/30/2009 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

We've learned Michael Jackson was not the biological father of any of his children. And Debbie Rowe is not the biological mother of the two kids she bore for Michael. All three children were conceived in vitro -- outside the womb.

Multiple sources deeply connected to the births tell us Michael was not the sperm donor for any of his kids. Debbie's eggs were not used. She was merely the surrogate, and paid well for her services in the births of Michael Jr. and Paris.

In the case of Prince Michael II (the youngest), we're told the surrogate was never told of the identity of the "receiving parent" -- Michael Jackson. Three days after Prince was born at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego County, Jackson's lawyer came to the hospital to pick the baby up and deliver him to Michael.

We do not know if Jackson chose the sperm or egg donors or if he even knew who they were.

Although Rowe is not the biological mother, it's not a slam dunk that she would lose a custody battle. This type of case has never been litigated in California courts. Since Rowe was married to Jackson when Michael Jr. and Paris were born, there's a presumption that she's the biological parent. That presumption can be rebutted by other evidence.

We know there are documents outlining the whole arrangement for the birth of all three kids. Nonetheless, it's still an open issue with the courts.



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joyfulhillbillie    

WOW what some people will say to get attention. I don't care if they are not the parents. MJ was Daddy! Let it be people and leave the kids alone, come on, it's why MJ tried to keep their identities private, because of vultures that can't tend to their own business. If we spent more time on ourselves instead of nosing in others private lives maybe the world would be better, just what we need now don't you think.

1938 days ago
92.

kingsmess    

Yup...these kids are the results of some screwed up people that money could buy (almost) whatever they wanted!! Well now they are answering for all the trouble their greed got them into!! This mess should prove to all that money just can not buy happiness!!! These people are just weird!!

1938 days ago
93.

Cindy    

Even if they are not his "biological" children, THEY ARE STILL HIS CHILDREN PEOPLE!!!!

1938 days ago
94.

Sue    

DEBBIE DOES NOT WANT CUSTODY AND IN ORDER TO EASE HER GUILT SHE WILL SAY THEY WERE NOT HER EGGS, SO THE WORLD WILL NOT THINK SHE IS A MONSTER FOR NOT GOING AFTER HER BABIES. GO BACK AND WATCH THE INTERVEIW MICHAEL GAVE WITH THE MARTIN VASHIR (SPELLING?) WHERE HE TALKS ABOUT WHAT FEATURES HE WANTED IN A MOTHER FOR THE KIDS. TRUST ME HE WANTED DEBBIES BLOND HAIR AND BLUE EYES, AND EVEN MICHAEL SAID THE MOTHER HAD TO BE INTELLIGENT.

WE ARE ALL ASSUMING MICHAEL WAS A GOOD DAD!! HE BOUGHT AND PAID FOR 3 CHILDREN, HE WAS SEEN MAYBE 3 TIMES A YEAR OUT WITH THEM, THEY HAD A NANNY, NO FRIENDS TO THE HOUSE AND NO SCHOOLING. FOR ALL WE KNOW, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, THEY MAY HAVE HAD AN ESTRANGED SELDOM RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM, HE MAY HAVE SEEN THEM, BUT A GOOD DAD IS WITH THEM ALL THE TIME, AND I JUST DONT THINK THAT WAS THE CASE. I BET THEY WERE ALONE A LOT. (BUT I AM BET THEY ARE ALL EXTREMELY CLOSE TO ONE ANOTHER.)

1938 days ago
95.

me    

Please give it a rest!!!!! Is their not any other news at all? Does TMZ not have any other news beside MJ. I am sure you are missing out on other stuff.

1938 days ago
96.

Harvey Lee Roth    

ROWE SHOULD GET MICHAEL'S HAIR THATS IT!

1938 days ago
97.

Dodi    

THIS JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER AND BETTER!

1938 days ago
98.

Lil Kim Fan #1    

why do u people say he is a pedophile? He was aquitted and yes he paid huge settlements but don't you think if those people's children were really molested they would've wanted to see him rot in jail rather than accepting his money???? And what does that say about those parents??
You people are all jealous haters against Michael Jackson & the almost mythical status he has achieved in his death.
MJ 4 LIFE...you will be missed..R.I.P

1938 days ago
99.

Kaybee    

CARLA, MJ ruined those kids. HE chose to like little boys and not women. HE chose to want to be white. HE chose to want only white kids. YOU are a pathetic freak.

1938 days ago
100.

starr    

Does it really matter? Whether biological or not, they are legally his children.

1938 days ago
101.

Matt    

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102.

oxyclean    

In the Bashir interview, Jackson says the mother of child # 3 is black, but then goes on to say there are many shades of black

1938 days ago
103.

Sophie    

Even if we accept for a moment that MJ is not the father. Why does Paris look like a Debbie CLONE (but more beautiful thank God)??????? Check your sources again!!!
I thought TMZ was quite accurate until we got to this tabloid stuff again...

1938 days ago
104.

brandy    

can we please move on. this story has dominated your site for too long now and i am sure there are many other things to cover in the thirty mile zone. he's dead. he was odd. he left a big ole mess to be sorted out. move on.

1938 days ago
105.

atabaw    

O.M.G. - Such drama, such twists & turns that no one really knows which direction to turn in order to feel the suns warmth. Truely sad, BUT - Bio Father or not - MJ did raise these kids and he raised them to the best of his ability...... these are his children & these kids have always known him to be, have always loved him to be, and have always called him Dad.

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