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Paris' Alleged Baby Daddy -- 'Nothing Malicious'

8/10/2009 11:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Paris' Alleged Baby Daddy -- 'Nothing Malicious'We just got off the phone with Mark Lester, the man who claims he's not only the godfather to Michael Jackson's three kids -- he may also be Paris' baby daddy, thanks to a sperm donation.

Lester seemed agitated when he spoke with News of the World, expressing concern for Jackson's three kids and complaining he hasn't seen them.

We asked if he might go to court to try and force the issue. His answer -- there's "absolutely nothing malicious" about his intentions and it's "highly unlikely" he'll go to court.

As for whether the Jackson family has shut him out of the kids' lives ... Lester wouldn't answer.

Katherine Jackson
's lawyer, Londell McMillan, passes this off as a "genetic lottery attempt."

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61.

mjtfanforlive    

does any of those pple even have the sence to understand that both pricne and paris are using the internet and might read this kind of stuf do they really think those kids want contact withpple who tell stories like this knowing that pple are printing them to make michel the daddie they love look bad again they re nothing but a big bunch of foolls

1815 days ago
62.

rashyluvsbeyonce    

You shouldn't use terms you don't understand....please stop! Just say the man claiming to be her father.

1815 days ago
63.

Michael Jackson's Voice    

So here it is... EVERY last man who ever donated sperm to a sperm bank or every woman who ever donated her eggs or womb so another couple can have children should all just jump up and TRY to get into the lives of those children produced.... RIGHT? NOT!!! This is called a "DONATION" NOT Father hood or parenting. Any man can be a father... but only a very special man can be a DADDY!!! which is what Paris referres to Michael as " DADDY!! She was raised by Michael, loved by Michael, Held by Michael, When she was scared... Michael scared away the monsters under the bed... When she was afraid of the moon Michael made her a song to help her... when she fell Michael picked her up, when she was sick Michael was there for her, when she needed just some time with daddy.... IT WAS MICHAEL her ONLY daddy!! People who cares who may have donated sperm so the man could be a DADDY. He loved all three of his children and is like ANY OTHER parent who had to go this route to get children. aparently Michael was infertal and could not produce little Jacksons... SO WHAT!! this doesnt make room for every spermdonator to step up and make claims... this is all about the Benjamins!! THATS IT!!! Leave thses kids alone!! And IF someone is going to say these donators need to step in because of what ever FALSE beliefs you all may have ... then I guess this should happen to Diedra Hall, Matthew Broderick and Sara Jessica, and countless other parents who needed to go this route just to be a parent. Michael was a great DADDY to his kids.. and it shows.. Leave them be already TMZ and the hateful general public... and STOP with all the DADDYGATE!! MICHAEL JOE JACKSON IS THE FATHER AND DADDY OF MICHAEL JR> PARIS AND BLANKET.. a.k.a MICHAELII,,,, These kids are JACKSONS!!!

1815 days ago
64.

THISISIT again MJ breaks records    

This man is indisputable the WORST friend ever!!!!

1815 days ago
65.

hamilTonyan    

69th

1815 days ago
66.

MJ's PYT    


This guy is a joke. And look there is old McBillions again. Everbody
have do$$ars $ign$ in their eyes.Paris is MIchael's daughter fake ass
Goddaddy.Leave Lil Paris alone.

1815 days ago
67.

Web Hosting Reviews    

There would be a lot of malicious news about Michael Jackson's kids.This must be immediately be solved because only the kids were getting affected into it.

1815 days ago
68.

susan    

Anyone that is going to the british tabloids, the worst being News of the World, is doing so to be paid big bucks. That's what the british tabloids do. They write big checks. Some of the Jackson family have already collected some big buck going to them, including Latoya.

1815 days ago
69.

Patsyb    

I have to say that, of all the people that have been paraded in front of the TV cameras since the death of Michael Jackson, Mark Lester was the only one who looked genuinely grief stricken on British TV the morning after. In every interview since, he appears very upset, and not like the mawkish, phoney Uri Geller, but as a real true friend.
I do not think that Mark Lester is the sort of man who would actually say something like this unless he really felt it to be true. The only thing that does not sit right with me is that he used a rag like the News of the world to get his point across.
I hope he's the real deal and not just yet another hanger on leech like MJ's family and close "friends". Mark Lester was very close to MJ.
If he really feels that he could be the Father, then I understand his anguish at being cut off from any communication with those children, as he and his family have had lots of contact with them for years.

1815 days ago
70.

disfasia    

TMZ, stop printing this rubbish. Even if any of the children are products of a sperm donation, that does not matter and you ought to have enough humanity to stop running stories that will likely have a damaging, long-lasting effect on these children. Michael was these children's father, that is an ontological and legal fact. Now, let's move to what this story and that of Arnold Klein might indicate on a meta-level: that perhaps both men are worried about the welfare of the children. Klein, a steady friend of Michael's and Lester, a past friend who for whatever reason has not seen Michael in several years, seem to be indicating a grave sense of distrust for the Jackson family and the welfare of Michael's children. Remember TMZ has made many reporting, factual errors in the past.

So, why not run a story more specifically indicating the legal weight of Michael's and La Toya's admission that they were the object of child abuse, the fact that their mother stood by an abusive husband. We, your readers, would like to know the following:

1. Why was a legal presentative assigned to judge this history of the abuse within that family and the possible effects of future abuse on Michael's children?

2. Why were these children no handed a separate lawyer to represent their interests en masse so that there is a fair assessment as to whether or not these kids REALLY wanted to be with their grandmother or aunt (Rebbie)?

3. Why was the guardianship not given to Rebbie not named the guardian since, as it would seem from reports, she is the person who will raise these children? It seems cruel, at best, that these children will be shuttled back into court when Katherine's health fails or she passes. At almost 80, it was irresponsible for the courts to think of Katherine before the children.

It would be refreshing to see the words of those genuinely expressing concern for the childrens' best interest. It has already been established that Debbie Rowe legally would not have been eligible to receive any more $ support in the event of Michael's death. Yet she is receiving such monies. What deal was struck between her and the family? (ie. her silence about Michael's conern for their children's being near his father in exchange for money?)

Let's have some answers and less fictions.

1815 days ago
71.

Dixie    

disfasia--- Great post! I agree!
Thank you!

1815 days ago
72.

me    

They just do not want to let the king rest in peace. see there is no true friendship when you are famous. everyone now is the parent of the KING s kids. everyone is concerned about their future. LIAR, ARRIVIST, PARASIT, TRAITOR that is who u are whatever is your name you who says that Paris is your daughter. we don t care if it s u the father, and anyway there is no resemblence between you and paris , u look like a a mashed potato with your white skin. As Ho.

1815 days ago
73.

BrancaFan2    

75. So here it is... EVERY last man who ever donated sperm to a sperm bank or every woman who ever donated her eggs or womb so another couple can have children should all just jump up and TRY to get into the lives of those children produced.... RIGHT? NOT!!! This is called a "DONATION" NOT Father hood or parenting. Any man can be a father... but only a very special man can be a DADDY!!! which is what Paris referres to Michael as " DADDY!! She was raised by Michael, loved by Michael, Held by Michael, When she was scared... Michael scared away the monsters under the bed... When she was afraid of the moon Michael made her a song to help her... when she fell Michael picked her up, when she was sick Michael was there for her, when she needed just some time with daddy.... IT WAS MICHAEL her ONLY daddy!! People who cares who may have donated sperm so the man could be a DADDY. He loved all three of his children and is like ANY OTHER parent who had to go this route to get children. aparently Michael was infertal and could not produce little Jacksons... SO WHAT!! this doesnt make room for every spermdonator to step up and make claims... this is all about the Benjamins!! THATS IT!!! Leave thses kids alone!! And IF someone is going to say these donators need to step in because of what ever FALSE beliefs you all may have ... then I guess this should happen to Diedra Hall, Matthew Broderick and Sara Jessica, and countless other parents who needed to go this route just to be a parent. Michael was a great DADDY to his kids.. and it shows.. Leave them be already TMZ and the hateful general public... and STOP with all the DADDYGATE!! MICHAEL JOE JACKSON IS THE FATHER AND DADDY OF MICHAEL JR> PARIS AND BLANKET.. a.k.a MICHAELII,,,, These kids are JACKSONS!!!

Posted at 11:31AM on Aug 10th 2009 by Michael Jackson's Voice
====================================

AMEN!

1815 days ago
74.

Kiki    

Klein and lester have started a fricken circus!!!

1815 days ago
75.

disfasia    

Sorrry to reprint but in attempting to add hypertext (didn't work) words were cut out.

TMZ, stop printing this rubbish. Even if any of the children are products of a sperm donation, that does not matter and you ought to have enough humanity to stop running stories that will likely have a damaging, long-lasting effect on these children. Michael was these children's father, that is an ontological and legal fact. Now, let's move to what this story and that of Arnold Klein might indicate on a meta-level: that perhaps both men are worried about the welfare of the children. Klein, a steady friend of Michael's and Lester, a past friend who for whatever reason has not seen Michael in several years, seem to be indicating a grave sense of distrust for the Jackson family and the welfare of Michael's children. Remember TMZ has made many reporting, factual errors in the past.

So, why not run a story more specifically indicating the legal weight of Michael's and La Toya's admission that they were the object of child abuse, the fact that their mother stood by an abusive husband. We, your readers, would like to know the following:

1. Why was a legal presentative NOT assigned to judge this history of the abuse within that family and the possible effects of future abuse on Michael's children?

2. Why were these children NOT handed a separate lawyer to represent their interests en masse so that there is a fair assessment as to whether or not these kids REALLY wanted to be with their grandmother or aunt (Rebbie)?

3. Why was the guardianship not given to Rebbie and she NOT named the guardian since, as it would seem from reports, she is the person who will be raising these children? It seems cruel, at best, that these children will be shuttled back into court when Katherine's health fails or she passes. At almost 80, it was irresponsible for the courts to think of Katherine before the children.

It would be refreshing to see the words of those genuinely expressing concern for the childrens' best interest. It has already been established that Debbie Rowe legally would not have been eligible to receive any more $ support in the event of Michael's death. Yet she is receiving such monies. What deal was struck between her and the family? (ie. her silence about Michael's conern for their children's being near his father in exchange for money?)

Let's have some answers and fewer fictions
.

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