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Actor Claims He May Be Paris' Daddy

8/9/2009 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The godfather of Michael Jackson's three kids says he "could be" the father of Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris .. and it sounds like he may be waging a legal fight.

Mark Lester -- a longtime friend of Jackson's -- says M.J. asked him if he would donate sperm during the time the singer was married to Debbie Rowe. He says a London clinic contacted him and he obliged with the donation.

Lester claims there's an uncanny resemblance between his 15-year-old-daughter Harriet and Paris.

Lester, who spoke with News of the World, says he is willing to take a paternity test.

Lester says he has "concerns about the welfare and upbringing of the children." Lester says he does not currently have contact with Jackson's three kids and it's "heartbreaking."

Lester did not say he's gearing up for a legal fight, but the signs are there ....

UPDATE: 2:27 AM ET: Katherine Jackson's lawyer, Londell McMillan, is scoffing at Lester's claim and the move made by Dr. Arnold Klein's lawyer in court last Monday. McMillan said, "These genetic lottery attempts aren't going anywhere. They have no legal standing. They may seek 5 seconds of fame but the claims have no merit."



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61.

Kiki    

49. Now i'm not sure if MJ is their Bio father
but I do know this

You can not take two very fair skinned white people and get a child that is a medium toned skin color.
Look how dark Paris looks when compared to that girl. Debbie Rowe is fair skinned too.
And if you see those kids next to the rest of the jackson clan, they look lighter for sure, but they don't look white.


Posted at 8:48PM on Aug 8th 2009 by Just sayin
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That is for sure. Everyone is like, oh they are to light to be MJ's kids. But in the famous words of MJ "that is why we are called colored people. We can be as dark as the dark of your shirt, or as white as the palm of my hand" That was a quote he made when he was interviewed by Martin Bashir.

1901 days ago
62.

barb    

361. a story was leaked by a jackson family sorce this week that a dr. in england was blankets mother

A source close to the Jackson family has revealed to our investigators that Blanket Jackson's biological mother is in fact 32 year old Brit, Dr Susan Essien Etok.

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2019498/blanket_jacksons_mother_is_a_uk_doctor.html?cat=2

1901 days ago
63.

Alex    

Shame on him !

1901 days ago
64.

Lisa    

Justin Timberlake will be next! lol

1901 days ago
65.

filocast2    

Oh Gawd, Tammy- # 59.... crawl back into your hole..... stop w/ the perv thing already... it's been proven he was not.... you're so two thousand and late!

1901 days ago
66.

Wait a minute,that's my house!    

I guess there hasn't been a lot going on for you since Oliver...looking for a new role? First of all, tell everyone (Americans) that your interview with that rag 'News of the World' would've guaranteed that your story would be between other feats of journalism like 'Aliens Fixed My Teeth!' and something about BatBoy...Disgusting... that you would open your piehole publicly ...Be a man, leave these kids in peace.

1901 days ago
67.

jamie    

White folks!!!! They love money!!! They will kill and steal and slander someones name for it!! He don't give a crap about those kids. He just want to see if he has an opportunity to collect on some cash!! Go away dude. I see now that Michael did not have any real friends. If he did or does then we will never know about them because they would never come forward with bull crap like this!!!!!!!!!!

1901 days ago
68.

Tink44    

Now I know why Micharl Jacksion was pretty much a recluse! Holy cow! How many more people can possible hang on his shirt tails and fit on his band wagon? Let the man rest now. Hes gone!

1901 days ago
69.

Time Space    

I continue to be amazed by the cold heartiness that adults are playing toward these kids. If MJ was such a junkie and crazed nut why didn't any of these people try to raise a battle to get them while he was alive? They could have said he wasn't a fit parent and got a paternity test. Its sad really. Their father was MJ. He requested they live with his mother. All people see is $$ and the fact that his mother will probably pass away before these kids become adults. Its all about the dolla bill... It shows how really cruel the world is. I guarantee if these kids weren't going to be worth MILLIONS, and if MJ was really bankrupt, they would not be around.

1901 days ago
70.

cynthia leutholtz    

BS, leave these kids alone "THE JACKSON FAMILY NEEDS TO START HIDING THE CHILDREN AGAIN FROM MEDIA, LIKE MJ DID"

1901 days ago
71.

liz    

Michael did want to have his own children with Lisa Marie Presley. He thought his genes combined with Elvis, would have have been something spectacular.

He was complaining to Debbie that Lisa refused to have children with him, and that is when Debbie said to him, I will have children for you. Debbie had known Michael for 15 years, and cared a great deal for him, no matter what you say about her.

1901 days ago
72.

Babs Mu    

Why is it that all these people are coming out of the woodwork just because they all want Michael Jackson's money. I cannot believe what extent people go to get money!! Paris looks exactly like her Mum and nothing like Mark Lester's daughter. I cannot believe the type of friends Michael had, it is such a shame!

1901 days ago
73.

MIMI    

Of course...
He´s the real father of Paris and I´m the mom of Prince, Paris and Blanket.
Since Michael pass away we notice that "All the good friends of Michael" love him.
All of them are garbage!!!!!!!!!!!!

1901 days ago
74.

Kiki    

64. What's he doing wrong? He'll take a paternity test. Those kids should be away from the Jacksons. Also, MJ didn't want the kids near his father and that's where they'll likely be. It was unrealistic of him to expect otherwise when leaving them to his mother.

Posted at 8:56PM on Aug 8th 2009 by What's the problem
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Why should they be away from the Jacksons? Where did it say in the will he did not want them near Joe? Joe does not live there with Katherine. He lives in Vegas, and only visits occasionaly. All the other grand childeren live there. And there have not been any problems to date. Obviously he wanted them with his mother. He stated it in his will.

1901 days ago
75.

questionmarc    

How many times in your life have you been asked by your dr. if ANYONE in YOUR family had high blood pressure, cancer, heart problems, etc? One of these days these children (no matter how much the loved MJ) are going to wonder about their natural (biological) parents, grandparents, siblings. They need to know about their families history for their own well being and health. Knowing these bio parents, won't change their minds and hearts about MJ he will still be their DAD forever.

1901 days ago
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