Rowe Denies Jackson Custody Deal in Works

Prince Michael Jackson I, left, Paris Jackson and Prince Michael Jackson II walk off stage during the memorial service for Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 7, 2009. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, Pool) AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Debbie Rowe, the former dental assistant who bore Michael Jackson's first two children, is denying newspaper reports that she rreached a $4 million custody deal with the entertainer's family.

"There has been no agreement reached between Ms. Rowe and the Jacksons," her lawyer, Eric George, wrote in an open letter to the New York Post. "Ms. Rowe has not and will not give up her parental rights. No determination has been reached concerning custody or visitation. And Ms. Rowe has not accepted and will not accept any additional financial consideration beyond the spousal support she and Michael personally agreed to several years ago."

George is witrh the Los Angeles Law firm of Browne Woods George LLP.

Rowe is the mother of son Prince Michael, now 12, and daughter Paris, 11.

In his will, Jackson expressed a desire that his mother get his kids, which includes a third child whose mother is unknown. Her name is missing from his birth certificate.

As the custody developments wrre unfolding, the Los Angeles coroner's office says toxicology reports on Jackson may be complete this week.

A British newspaper, the Sun, says Jackson was so addicted to the sedative Diprivan that he begged to be put under for days at a time.



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A former plastic surgery nurse who helped treat Jackson says the pop icon became addicted to the powerful drug following his many skin treatments and plastic surgeries.

And in a broadcast interview, Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, says his son wasn't up to completing a 50 show London comeback tour, and had agreed to do only ten shows.
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