Despite the proclamation from her lawyer, Howard K. Stern, that he is the "proud father" of her newborn girl, Anna Nicole Smith is about to embark on a nasty legal battle to prove the paternity of her baby.
Photographer Larry Birkhead, who was rumored to be be the baby's father, is taking the buxom blonde to court. And, despite the fact that we think he's an obvious media whore, he swears he is only acting in the best interest of his (possible) child.
Oh yeah, and did we mention that Larry's hired publicists who sent out a press release on his behalf? Yup!
Read the paternity suit statement - as well as Birkhead's reasoning for taking Smith to court - after the jump!
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