Suzan Lewis who is the biological daughter of entertainer Jerry Lewis, addresses the controversy between her and her dad, and discuses her views regarding the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Hollywood icon Jerry Lewis' son Gary has agreed to submit to a DNA test in an effort to determine if Suzan Lewis is his half-sister, "Inside Edition"
Pictured is Gary Lewis, singing star of Gary Lewis and the Playboys, and Suzan Lewis.
DNA test planned in Suzan Lewis case
Published: Feb. 20, 2009 at 12:00 PM
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Hollywood icon Jerry Lewis' son Gary has agreed to submit to a DNA test in an effort to determine if Suzan Lewis is his half-sister, "Inside Edition" said.
Jerry Lewis, who is to be honored Sunday at the 81st Academy Awards, has never publicly acknowledged Suzan as his daughter, and declined comment for an "Inside Edition" report last month on the paternity claims made by Suzan, who is also known as Suzan Minoret.
Suzan Lewis claims her mother had an affair with Jerry Lewis and says she was conceived in a suite above the famous Copacobana nightclub in New York City where Jerry had been performing with Dean Martin.
Suzan told "Inside Edition" her mother made the stunning revelation after being diagnosed with cancer. Suzan also said her mother signed an affidavit attesting that the legendary funnyman is her father.
"She didn't want to die and me not know where I came from," said Suzan, who has been down and out in recent years due to injuries suffered in a nearly fatal car accident. She said she has also lived on the streets, and survives on a meager disability allowance.
The results of Gary Lewis' DNA test are to be broadcast on "Inside Edition" next month.
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