Janet Jackson has a "secret" adult daughter, the product of her brief marriage in 1984 to James DeBarge, according to DeBarge's brother, Young DeBarge, who made the assertion on New York's Hot 97 radio station on Friday. Young DeBarge said the child, named Renee, has been living with Janet's older sister Rebbie Jackson. No word yet from Janet's camp on the matter . . .

A judge in Macomb County, Mich., has tossed out most of a lawsuit against Eminem filed by his aunt and uncle, who claimed that the rapper had unjustly evicted them in July from a house he had built for them. The judge ruled that the couple can pursue a claim that Eminem profited from improvements they made to the house . . .

More Beatles lyrics for sale: The envelope on which John Lennon wrote the lyrics to "Give Peace a Chance," which officials hope will fetch at least $250,000, is scheduled to go on the block next month at London's Bonhams auction house . . .

There will be a screening of Duran Duran's new "Live From London" concert DVD at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Loews Rio 18 theater in Gaithersburg. Tickets are $10.

-- Compiled by K. Wilcox,

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Janet Jackson, secretly a mom?

The envelope on which John Lennon wrote the lyrics to "Give Peace a Chance" will be auctioned next month.