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MJ's Mom

Fears Debbie Rowe Will

Blow Lid Off MJ Paternity

4/18/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Lawyers for Katherine Jackson have been nosing around ... trying to find out what Debbie Rowe might say under oath about the paternity of the two kids she bore while married to Michael Jackson.

Sources connected to Katherine tell TMZ ... her lawyers have been making a number of inquiries on the eve of the family's wrongful death trial against AEG Live.

We're told lawyers worry Debbie will testify Michael is NOT the biological father of Prince and Paris.  TMZ broke the story back in 2009 ... Michael indeed is not the biological father.

Debbie is on the witness list for both Katherine and AEG Live.  AEG has taken Debbie's deposition but -- shockingly -- we've learned AEG never asked Debbie a single question about paternity as it relates to MJ.

As for why Katherine's lawyers are so interested in Debbie's testimony ... she's the one who knows the most about MJ and the paternity, and they're worried AEG may try to prove the kids don't have any legal ties to Michael, which could torpedo their damage claim.

Katherine's lawyers have already filed legal docs asking the judge to exclude any evidence of paternity.  The judge has yet to rule on the motion.

In the end, none of this may amount to anything because under California law ... when a woman gives birth while living with her husband, the husband is conclusively presumed to be the father, unless he's sterile or impotent.

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106.

nosy bugger    

to paraphase: "who cares about patenity! he is the only dad they knew"
who cares? the law, thats who.

on youtube there are clips from various news shows interviewing legal experts commenting that if mj is not the bio dad, and didn't formally/legally adopt any of his kids,
only added his name on their birth certificate they are not his kids, meaning they are only entiltled to what he chose to give them in his will

461 days ago
108.

nosy bugger    

*paternity*
"In the end, none of this may amount to anything because under California law ... when a woman gives birth while living with her husband, the husband is conclusively presumed to be the father"


awww! how nice of tmz to support kj in the lawsuit but its public knowledge that debbie rowe & mj never lived together during, before or after said marriage,
and i highly doubt being invited on travels during the legal marriage counts, rather or not they shared the same bed or suite or even hotel for that matter


actually i think the purpose of the lawsuit is for whatever money is awarded can go to mj's family of origin (his greedy siblings & parents) so his estate will be left alone, in theory its a good idea, but we all know that greed won't stop that

461 days ago
109.

Davis    

So you mean Mikey might not be the father of these kids ? I don't believe it they look so much like him.

461 days ago
110.

What I Think    

Maybe Debbie will also reveal who their actual mother(s) is/are. After all, she was only the incubator.

461 days ago
111.

HumanNature    

THE WHOLE WORLD KNOWS THAT MJ3 ARE THE CHILDREN OF MJ!!!!!!


NOTHING THAT YOU SAY MATTERS!!!!!!


CONCENTRATE ON FINDING THOSE 2 "DUMMIES" THAT PLANTED THE EXPLOSIVE AT THE BOSTON MARATHON!!!!!

461 days ago
112.

ABluthBanana    

If MJ was the father, then there would be no reason for her worry. Clearly he is not. Its not like a huge secret anyways.

461 days ago
113.

Derek    

Who the hell thought these kids were biologically his??? They are 100% white. You can tell the difference between, a mixed child and one that has parents of the same race. Not that there's a problem with that. My problem is why try to hide such a blatant lie. I'm a fan of his music but not a fan of the man. He says he's proud to be black but did everything he could to hide this. Basically cut off his nose, lightened his skin, permed hair, the kids etc.. Dont piss on me and say its raining. If you wanted white kids just adopt some. Don't try to tell me that you had anything to do with making those kids. What a mixed up man he was. no matter how great his music is.

461 days ago
114.

MiMi    

This article is so full of BS it is almost laughable.


There is nothing relating to paternity in this civil trial. The question that should be ASKED is WHY Katherine's lawyers brought it up in the first place.

AEG never had any intention to bring the subject up during the trial procedings and their non-oposition to Katherine's motion proves it

461 days ago
115.

Sara    

Why does it matter if they were his biological kids or not so what people adopt there are step fathers everywhere like what's the problem really here with that?! Those little kids have to grow reading about how they're not daddys biological children and don't look like him like it matters. So sad and unnecessary.

461 days ago
116.

Woot    

Anything that gives the most to those kids and those who HONESTLY give them the most emotional support.... and the LEAST to the leaches who've done nothing but take, take, TAKE from Michael and his kids for years, gets a big fat VOTE UP from me.

And after all I've seen/read about Debbie, she's one of the good guys. A-1 in my book. I'd love to see her get all the access she and the kids want.

461 days ago
117.

AlwaysOnTimeB    

I think Joe is behind this lawsuit. I don't think it's going to fly in court, because I don't believe AEG was aware of what he was doing in the privacy of his home. He was using profofol long before they came into the picture. They wanted to get their money's worth out of MJ, but they didn't cause him to use the drug. I'm a juge MJ fan, but they can't put the blame for this on the promoter. As far as the children are concerned, there are lots of dads in the world that are not the biological father, that doesn't make them any less of a dad to the kids they are raising. Being a biological father doesn't automatically make you a dad. Huge difference.

461 days ago
119.

HumanNature    

NON "BS" STORY ON GOSSIP, SPECULATION, INNUENDOS, RUMORS AND MORE IMPORTANTLY "LIES"!!!!!


FIND THOSE 2 "DUMMIES" THAT BLEW UP THE BOSTON MARATHON!!!!!

461 days ago
120.

cawobeth    

BS

461 days ago
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