Man to LeBron: I'm Your Daddy, Now Pay Up

Lawsuit claims James and his mom tampered with paternity tests
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser User
Posted Jul 8, 2010 5:37 AM CDT
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(Newser) LeBron James is being sued by a man who claims to be his biological father. Leicester Bryce Stovell, a Princeton grad and lawyer, is suing the basketball phenom and his mother for fraud, defamation, and misrepresentation, alleging they tampered with the results of a paternity test in 2007. He charges that Lebron's mother, Gloria James, "fabricated" the story of the star's life to make it "suggestive of Spike Lee's popular 1998 sports drama film, He Got Game."

It gets crazier. The LeBron lookalike says he met and had "consensual sex" with Gloria James when she was only 15 years old (he was 29). When she told him she was pregnant, he remembers saying "if he's mine, make sure he plays basketball," notes TMZ. Stovell says that when he approached Gloria in 2007 she threatened him and said, "LeBron's money is for his children." There is no word, yet, from James or his team.

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