Kinison friend says comic fathered child

FILE - In this June 10, 1988 file photo, comedian Sam Kinison, known for his bellowed outbursts, poses at New York's Hard Rock Cafe where he was filming a promo for MTV. (file)

February 18, 2011 7:55:10 AM PST
A longtime friend of Sam Kinison said Thursday that he recently obtained DNA testing that shows the late comedian fathered a daughter with his ex-wife and that he hopes the revelation will free him from years of unpaid child support penalties.