Rumors abound over whether Omer Bhatti, who is not a kid anymore, but a 25-year-old Norwegian dancer, is Michael Jackson's son and the offspring of an alleged one-night stand the King of Pop had with Bhatti's mother in 1984, the New York Daily News reports.
Fueling the speculation is that Bhatti sat at the end of the row with Jackson's brothers at his memorial service in Los Angeles and he and his family lived at the Neverland Ranch for a period in the 1990s, the Daily News reported.
According to The Sun, a London tabloid, Jackson's older brother Jermaine said of Bhatti:
"If Omer's his son, he's his son. We won't deny it. We are going to give him the same amount of love and care that we give Prince and Paris and Blanket. I can't clearly say if he is Michael's but I saw this kid around him."
The Sun gossips that Omer's mother, Pia, and her husband, Riz, worked for Jackson as a nanny and driver, respectively.
"I told my wife, 'Just wait until the press see this. It's not a small thing'," Riz told the Sun.
"Make what you like. I don't want to discuss anything."