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James Brown's DNA Drama

8/4/2007 11:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Godfather of Soul James Brown was named the real father of two more children on Friday. He publicly acknowledged six children, but new DNA testing revealed that LaRhonda Petitt, and another unidentified individual are also Brown's kids.

Petitt, who was interviewed by the Augusta Chronicle, is 45-years-old -- the oldest of Brown's identified children. She revealed that Brown picked her mother out of a Los Angeles audience and the two began dating, but that Brown split when he found out about the pregnancy. It's a man's world!

Said Petitt, "I was angry that he was out there making all this money, and he wasn't doing anything for my mother and me. I could have had a better life." Several people have claimed to be Brown's babies, but so far, only two of the dozen or so tested have been positively identified as the late, great soulman's spawn.


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indeed a man's world! first

2616 days ago


where is his resting place?????????????

2616 days ago

Mrs. Harvey Levin    

Seriously, this only proves that having money means that ANYONE can get laid!

2616 days ago


Ha! Watch Nicole Richie have a baby born sporting a cape. "I feel good, HEY!".

2616 days ago


like her mother, like most others...didn't try to trap him and get pregnant on purpose

i am a woman but good for him...
no accident...just a big trap and play for money

2616 days ago

Something smells fishy...    

Dayum, still fathering kidsafter his death. HE IS A LEGEND!! LMFAO

2616 days ago


What ever happened to the woman he was "Married" to or was suppose to be married to? TammiRae? Was that also his child? I think she was having D&A done to prove it? They put her out the house claiming they were not married. The little boy sure looked like him!!!

2616 days ago


So now we know he found at least 8 women to sleep with him....eewwww.

2616 days ago

kim suck    

take the God out of Godfather please!!!!!!!

2616 days ago


James Brown died?

2616 days ago

bobby baby    

Amazing isn't it

2616 days ago


James Brown, Eddie Murphy, come on fella's, it doesn't feel good to know you're not wanted. When you are wealthy there is NO excuse for at least financially stepping up. How incredibly self-centered of these men to use women for sexual gratification and then walk away when there escapades result in pregnancy. At 16 it makes sense, at 46 it is shameful and pathetic!

2616 days ago


I feel sorry for the children who have to grow up without fathers, but these women know what they are getting in to when they sleep with these famous guys as soon as they meet them!

Did this woman really think that James Brown was going to get down on one knee and prospose after they had sex?

Please, she even admitted that he just "picked her out " of the audience- was that supposed to be romantic?

2616 days ago


She will get something in the will. Her mother's affair with Brown won't be totally wasted.

2616 days ago


73% of all Black children are born without a father. Money or not they think spawning makes them a big person. But what about these babies? Down the road we all pay the price for their being idiots. So many black children have NO family structure. If your going to have a child then stick around and take care of it. I don't like my tax money paying for your fun.

2616 days ago
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