Jacko's boy: ex-bodyguard a dad?

2010-11-20 00:00

MICHAEL Jackson’s ex-bodyguard is to take a paternity test to determine if he fathered one of the late star’s children.

Briton Matt Fiddes (31) believes he is the biological father of the singer’s youngest son, eight-year-old Prince Michael II (known as Blanket), while another British man, Mark Lester, has come forward claiming sperm he donated to the legendary King of Pop was used to father the singer’s daughter Paris, now 12.

Both men say they were in regular contact with the children until Jackson’s unexpected death last June.

Fiddes, a martial arts trainer, who had acted as the singer’s bodyguard in the UK on a number of occasions, is seeking the paternity test after he donated sperm when the singer said he wanted to “athletic” children.

He told the Sun newspaper that he may seek custody of Blanket when his legal guardian, Jackson’s elderly mother Katherine (80), can no longer look after the boy.

Lester is godfather to Paris and her brother, Prince Michael I (13), both of whom were born to Jackson’s second wife, Debbie Rowe. — Bang! Showbiz.

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