Star Justice: Family Matters
January 13, 2005
issues just keep arising for the stars. Here are the
latest, including a new shocker from Michael
In court paper obtained by the television program "Celebrity
Justice," the embattled pop star is being named as the
father of two twin baby boys by Sholeh Bocchelli, a
woman claiming she became pregnant with the twins through
The children, named Isaiah and Jean-Pierre, were born
in November, and Bocchelli claims that, since then,
Jackson has kept her from seeing the twins.
Meanwhile, Burt Reynolds recently accused
his former girlfriend, Pamela Seals, of extortion, and
she shot back claiming abuse. Now Burt and Pamela are
trying to settle their legal differences. Lawyers for
both sides, including Reynolds' Howard Rosoff, met in
a Los Angeles court Thursday morning. "We're really
optimistic," Rosoff declared. " Nobody wants to go to
In November, Reynolds sued Seals for extortion after
she asked for money following the end of their 16-year
relationship. Seals then filed her own suit, claiming
Reynolds was abusive and failed to make good on a promise
to look after her and her mother.
And new details have surfaced in the James Brown
rape lawsuit. Jacque Hollander, a former Brown employee,
is suing the soul singer, claming he raped her 16 years
ago. Our Tanika Ray sat down with the 71-year-old music
icon to respond to the charges. "You know how I look,
how I act and work on stage," Brown stated. "Would it
make sense for me to rape somebody on the side of the
highway? Miss, that's more then phooey, that's a lie."
Meanwhile, Brown is working on a reality show for VH1.