Is Macaulay Culkin Blanket’s biological father? (update: denied)

In the latest bizarre news about the paternity of Michael Jackson’s children, The Sun is reporting that Macaulay Culkin, 29, is the biological father of Michael Jackson’s youngest son, Blanket, 7. We’ve heard two different friends of Jackson’s claim that they’re possibly the biological father of Jackson’s two older children, Paris and Prince Micheal II. Up until now the speculation about Blanket’s origins has focused on his mother, who some outlets claim is a Norwegian woman who once worked for Jackson named Pia Bhatti. Now The Sun claims that Blanket was conceived using donated sperm from Jackson’s friend, former child actor Culkin. Some of these quotes from The Sun suggest that the paper might be completely speculating in this story, but it’s also possible that they have a decent source. With Jackson, anything is possible really:

ACTOR Macaulay Culkin is the mystery dad of Michael Jackson’s son Blanket, it was claimed last night.
The Home Alone film star is said to have donated sperm to help Jacko create his seven-year-old offspring – real name Prince Michael II – with an unknown surrogate mum.

The two celebrities became firm friends after Culkin, now 29, shot to fame as a child in the 1990 box office smash.

He went on to star alongside Jackson in the video for his hit song Black or White in 1991, regularly visited the singer’s Neverland ranch, and took the witness stand to defend him at his 2005 child molestation trial.

One source said: “It is well known Jackson and Macaulay shared a unique bond.

“Now rumours are spreading like wildfire that Macaulay, who Jackson nicknamed Mack, is actually Blanket’s biological dad.”

Close pals say Jacko, who died aged 50 at his Los Angeles home in June, is not the natural dad of Blanket, his brother Michael, 12, or their 11-year-old sister Paris.

Fevered speculation gripped the US after repeated claims that a “well-known Hollywood actor” donated the sperm for Blanket.

Now sources close to Jackson say the Thriller star asked Culkin for the donation to help him complete his “perfect” family.

The source added: “This isn’t just chitter-chatter, even Culkin suspects he’s Blanket’s father.

“So many names have been mentioned as prospective dads, and this is probably the wackiest yet.

“But Jackson and Culkin were best friends. He was one of the few people Jackson really trusted and Mack never let him down.

“Really, Jackson idolised him – that’s why he asked Mack to donate sperm.

“Deep down, I think he always wished Mack was his son. Creating Blanket was the next best thing.”

Culkin – godfather to Jacko’s other two children – has told pals he will not comment in public out of loyalty to his late pal.

Helped by fertility experts and skin specialist Dr Arnie Klein, Jackson is said to have stockpiled the ingredients to genetically engineer three “perfect” kids.

Klein is said to have given sperm for the elder two, while actor Mark Lester has claimed HE is Paris’ dad.

[From The Sun]

If you wanted to have gorgeous kids you couldn’t do much better than to use Macauley Culkin’s genes. Blanket does have beautiful features, including full lips that could have been inherited from Culkin, but it’s hard to tell. I doubt we’ll ever know for sure who fathered any of Jackson’s children. Last week, the lawyer for Jackson’s former dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein issued a bizarre statement that claimed that “There was a possibility that the two older kids could be biologically linked” to him. He went on to say that Klein wouldn’t take a DNA test, though, because Michael Jackson was the children’s father and they needed to stay with their grandmother. It’s like he was saying the kids were probably his, but he didn’t want to know either way. Given that Culkin seems to value his privacy, I doubt he’ll be taking a DNA test or issuing a statement about this. Maybe he’ll chime in to say it’s completely false, though.

In related news, Michael Jackson’s death was ruled a homicide late last week when the cause of death was released. Jackson died of a combination of Lorazepam (Ativan) and Propofol. No one has yet been officially charged in his death, but that could change soon.

Update: Macauley’s rep has denied this report, calling it “too preposterous for us to even acknowledge.” Yeah, The Sun made it up.

Macaulay Culkin is shown in 2006 and in 1990’s Home Alone. Blanket is shown on 7/7/09 at his father’s funeral. Credit:


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  1. Hieronymus Grex says:

    Oh, for PHUXX sake, COME ON !!! 🙄

  2. Tess says:

    You can’t make it up!

  3. Seven says:

    That child doesnt even look like him… i agree. Phuxx sake 😛

  4. Firestarter says:

    Jesus! I mean when will this b.s speculation stop!? It is no one’s business who those children’s biological parents are EXCEPT for the children’s.

    This is the most ridiculous thing yet!

  5. HEB says:

    Theres no way any of Mack’s off-spring will be able to avoid that ‘sunken in’ eye look, and Blanket doesn’t have it.

  6. omondieu says:

    Cripes on toast, this is insane already.

  7. Dorothy says:

    I thought it was Cory Feldman! hahaha

  8. Mairead says:

    Claimed by whom exactly The Sun?

    Let me give my considered opinion on this:

    bwaaaaaaahahahahahahahahahahahaaaaahaaaa*breathe* haaahaaa haa haaa haaaahahahahahahahahahahahahaaaaaa *breathe* heee heee heee heee hee heeee heeeeeeee hahahahahaaa ho ho ho ho ho hahahaha waaaahahahahahahaha…..

    etc. etc.

  9. Sheigh says:

    This is a dramatical joke.
    Leave all Jackson’s children alone.
    Who are their father look them and no one else!

  10. Diane says:

    MJ had a fascination with celebrity, and loved to attach himself. Culkin, nah, Miko Brando, possibility.

  11. Tia C says:

    “If you wanted to have gorgeous kids you couldn’t do much better than to use Macauley Culkin’s genes.”

    Um, really? I’ve always thought he was totally and completely fugly. He was a homely child, and that’s what made “Home Alone” so funny to me, that he looked like this homely little child that his family didn’t even remember, and then he totally kicked arse! Macauley Culkin – entertaining, yes. Attractive, no.

    Oh yeah, and as for the sperm donor theory – on the surface, it sounds completely ridiculous. Wonder if the speculation about these kids’ paternity will ever go away?

  12. Nev says:

    I wish these speculation would stop. Let Jackson go already.

  13. Stephie says:

    This is getting monotonous.

  14. truthSF says:

    “If you wanted to have gorgeous kids you couldn’t do much better than to use Macauley Culkin’s genes.”

    Celebitchy, step away from the bong, you are hallucinating again.

  15. diddy says:

    if celebitchy think for one sec Blanket looks like a Culkins(who all look alike) then am afraid to say that i suggest a eye test lol.

    The Culkin genes can be spotted from a mile off, all the culkin offsprings look very much alike and Blanket doesnt even look 0.05% like them in any shape or form.

  16. Big Mama says:

    Blanket is a cute little guy and MC is so NOT! I wish they would just leave MJ’s kids alone. Who gives a flying flip if they are not blood related. He was their father, has been their father since birth so why screw up their psyche for personal satisfaction?!?!

    eople are so mean and dumb just for an “I told you so”…

  17. Green Is Good says:

    Yikes! That’s a seriously unflattering picture of Mack.

  18. Kaboom says:

    If you look at the eyebrows, they spell Lourdes Leon. Ergo Madonna is the father 😉

  19. lway says:

    Macaulay looks like something that climbed out of a comic book. Blanket doesn’t even resemble him in the slightest.

    Why don’t they just do DNA tests already and STOP SPECULATING!!

    LOL@Kaboom – Good One 🙂

  20. sarah says:

    This is gross. I REALLY doubt this is true. Besides the kid looks nothing like MC.

  21. RubyKaur says:

    Heh, thats a good one! Next they will be saying it’s bigfoot!

  22. connie says:

    does anyone else find it creepy how the article says blanket was “created”?

  23. Magsy says:

    C’mon they’re really reaching now. The kid looks more like Marc Anthony….wait a minute….

  24. Gypsy says:

    Well we are now down to:
    1. SpongeBob
    2. Popeye
    3. Homer Simpson
    How ridiculous is this guessing game, I’m gonna start asking these Bloggers who is the father of their children, lets see how THEIR kids feel about being scandalized.

  25. Sue says:

    Welcome to the wonderful world of genetic engineering. Of course, MJ was too excentric to settle down with a wife and have kids the old fashioned way. There will never be an end to the speculation until the kids are of age and want to know on their own. Until then, unfortunately, their lives will be hell.

  26. Marie says:

    what’s up with MC nose??

  27. Mel says:

    Of phucking hell people!!
    The phucking press dont they P*ss you off!!
    They make up any bulls**t dont they!!
    I mean COME ON as if macs the father of those poor children i mean really look, They look NOTHING like hiim!!
    They look like michael, Because hes the father, HES the one who brought them up, Taught them how crawl,Walk and talk!!
    Phucking Bas**rds just leave them ALONE!

  28. pilar fort says:

    Father Mc is having 2010 Twin girls word is out. By the Bi… of the year. And it not Pilar Fort poor girl I guess her eggs are powder. Not useable. Well 2 more bay bay kids to Father Mc list. Congrat Player u still got. People though you lost it for a minute.