Matt Fiddes, one of Michael Jackson’s former bodyguards, claims that he is the biological father of Prince Michael II, AKA Blanket.
Fiddes said that he is ready to take legal action and give a DNA sample in order to find out once and for all if Blanket is his son. According to Contact Music, Fiddes wants to spend time with Blanket and introduce him to his mother, who is battling cancer.
Fiddes said: “I want her to see Blanket more than anything. All I want is access.”
Fiddes said that he’s planning to give a DNA sample to U.S. officials in the hope that they will grant him visitation rights. Fiddes said that he isn’t interested in Jackson’s money.
”Michael is their father and I do not want that to change, but I want the children back in my life… The only way that’s going to happen is through legal action. I think Blanket is mine but I want final proof.”
Contact Music reports that Michael Jackson’s name appeared on Blanket’s birth certificate. Jackson said that he fathered the child with a surrogate, but Fiddes insists that he was the one who donated sperm. According to Fiddes, Jackson wanted an “athletic child” and asked Fiddes to donate sperm.
Fiddes, who has three children of his own, said:
“I asked, ‘Is Blanket my child?’ and he said, ‘He’s my child, Matt, but I used your sperm to produce him.'”