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.
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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
*Michael Jackson‘s estate is bringing in the big bucks again!
His estate was plagued by debt, but now it has $18 million in cash and $600 million in revenue.
This is a major turn around for the King of Pop’s estate!
And guess who are his main beneficiaries?
*The 90-second online ad for Sony Mobile’s new Xperia Z2 phone uses a new version of Michael Jackson’s “Slave to the Rhythm,” an outtake from the late singer’s “Invincible” solo album that was given an unauthorized remix via Justin Bieber.
Jackson’s estate and Epic Records announced the partnership with Sony Mobile at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, reports Billboard.com.
The video, released today (Feb. 24), follows a choreographer as he maps out a routine in the dance studio, before plugging his headphones into the Sony phone on the subway. The experience inspires him, apparently, and moments later Jackson’s voice bursts through amidst a techno-pop beat as scenes from a completed dance sequence flash on the screen. [Click through to watch.]