“By the way…I am NOT ‘Billie Jean!’”
*It’s the story everyone is talking about. Or should we say It’s the question everyone is asking: is singer Brandon Howard the son of Michael Jackson?
So far a DNA test, which came out positive, has been mostly debunked and some are saying the father is Joe Jackson or someone in the Jackson family. However, the Jackson brothers recently stated there was no truth to that rumor as well.
Finally, this past Friday, musician Augie Johnson, whose vocal group Side Effect featured Brandon’s mother, singer Miki Howard (pictured), said that he’s Brandon’s father. Interestingly, based on the response we’ve seen on our messageboards, most people don’t believe him. it’s as if they want to believe that Brandon Howard really is Michael’s son or at least a Jackson. Continue reading
Augie Johnson & Brandon Howard
*OK, now maybe the Michael Jackson is the father of Brandon Howard scam/story will finally go away.
That’s because Augie Johnson, leader of the 70s/80s Jazz/R&B group Side Effect, has spoken out to quell the foolishness by telling the world that he fathered Brandon with his mother Miki Howard (when she was in Side Effect as well).
By the way, the fact that Johnson was Brandon’s father was stated in a story EUR did in 2011. Continue reading
Brandon Howard, with Corey Feldman (L) and Alki David (R), takes a DNA test to determine whether he is Michael Jackson’s son
*The man who conducted the DNA test on Michael Jackson’s dental mold tells TMZ that the lab results showed zero DNA on the item.
A manager at DNA Truth 4 U lab tells TMZ that last month, surrogates for shipping heir Alki David took the dental mold to the lab, along with a water bottle, a black towel and cigarette butts to test them. Alki’s people told the lab the other items contained the DNA from Michael’s brothers Jermaine and Tito.
The lab report, obtained by TMZ, shows the dental mold document titled “Alleged Father.” The other items were all titled “Alleged Uncle.”
*Holy Crap, Batman!
The results are in for Brandon Howard’s claim of being fathered by Michael Jackson.
Organizers of a DNA test confirmed Thursday that the test proved the late music legend is Howard’s biological father.
But wait a minute, as our headline says, TMZ is claiming the test is a sham. OK, more about that further down. But first, here’s what the NY Daily News is reporting :
The results of the test were revealed by Dr. Joseph Goodman, a Beverly Hills dental surgeon who claimed he obtained a sample of Jackson’s DNA from a dental device that belonged to the vocalist and was purchased by Goodman at auction. Continue reading
* It was only a matter of time, but now it’s come to pass.
TMZ reports that a man claiming to be the son of Michael Jackson will officially go public today with what he believes is DNA evidence to back-up what he will say.
RELATED: MiJac Allegedly Confirmed as Brandon Howard’s Father Via DNA Test – But TMZ Says it’s Bogus
The 31-year-old man, named Brandon Howard, is the son of R&B singer Miki Howard.
Sources close to Brandon revealed that the Miami resident was born soon after Miki, who was represented by Joe Jackson in the ‘80’s, met Michael. Continue reading