Reports today confirm what many have long believed: Debbie Rowe's eggs were not used to fertilize the babies she gave birth to, and Michael Jackson's sperm was also not used in the fertilization, according to a TMZ exclusive. See updates below. See new update on Paris Jackson's paternity below."in vitro." TMZ says their sources are "deeply connected" to the births. They are reporting that the mother-surrogate of Prince Michael "Blanket," the youngest child, was never told the identity of who her child's father, or guardian, would be. Blanket was born in a San Diego hospital and a Jackson attorney picked up the boy when he was three days old. When Rowe said that she gave the "gift of her womb" to Michael, it appears to be the truth if the TMZ report is true. TMZ points out that Rowe and Jackson were married at the time of the births of the two oldest children, and even though she is not the bio Mom she might have a claim to the children in the court's eyes, should she seek custody.
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.Update 6-30-09: TMZ further reports that Jackson NEVER adopted his children, although he is listed as the father on all three birth certificates. For background: Mark Lester Paris Jackson's Dad: Godfather Lester Claims Paternity - New 8-8-09 Geraldo on Michael Jackson, and Jackson Handlers: Joe Jackson Speaks on Who is Responsible for Michael's Death Arnold Klein is Bio Dad of Michael Jackson's Children? Michael Jackson had Lupus? John Branca, John McCalin are Michael Jackson Estate Executors Cherilyn Lee is Michael Jackson's Nutritionist Nurse Rowe Jackson Not Bio Parents of Jackson Children? Jackson Children Egg and Sperm Donors Unknown Jackson Nanny Grace Rwaramba: Grace Has Ties With Nation of Islam? Jackson Couldn't Sing House of Representatives Weird Tribute: Michael Jackson's "Big Heart" Remembered Grace Rwaramba is Michael Jackson's Children's Nanny The Best of Michael Jackson: Michael Jackson Before the Weird and Freakish Debbie Rowe is Michael Jackson's Childrens Mother (Photos)