Brandon Howard claims to be Michael Jackson's son

The son of 1980s R&B singer Miki Howard claims to be the illegitimate son of pop icon Michael Jackson. Brandon Howard, 31, will release DNA evidence today "proving" he is Michael's son on a website that is affiliated with gossip blog TMZ.com. By coincidence, this bizarre report originated on TMZ. But other, more credible media outlets are picking up the story as if it is a fact.

Brandon, a struggling R&B singer, claims to have culled Michael's DNA from a dental device. He claims the DNA proves he is Michael's son.

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