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).
*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.”
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
*Is Papa Joe really Brandon Howard’s daddy?
Organizers of a DNA test claimed on Thursday to have proven that Michael Jackson is the biological father of Howard, a claim that TMZ has called into question because details surrounding the testing were suspect.
In today’s development, the New York Daily News is citing an unnamed source who claims that Jackson patriarch Joe Jackson is actually the father of Brandon Howard…and Michael is his half-brother.
“I’ve been hearing for years that Brandon is Joe’s son,” the source said.
* It was only a matter of time, but now it’s come to pass.
The 31-year-old man, named Brandon Howard, is the son of R&B singer Miki Howard.