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MJ's Alleged Son

Positive DNA Match

Or So They Say

3/6/2014 12:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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There's a 99.9% chance a 31-year-old man is Michael Jackson's illegitimate son ... at least that's the claim after an alleged DNA test turned up a match.

According to the test results -- obtained by Alki David and his company, FilmOn.com -- Brandon Howard is almost certainly Michael's son.  David told TMZ Live he got MJ's dental impression from a Beverly Hills doctor that he got at an auction.  The impression is 30 years old but David says its filled with DNA.

Brandon -- who now goes by B Howard and looks and acts very much like Michael -- was not present for the unveiling, but David says he had Howard's DNA and it matched up.



David would not say which lab performed the DNA test, but says it showed a clear match.

Brandon's mom -- Miki Howard -- is a famous gospel singer who Michael knew.   She went by the name "Billy" back in 1982.  Interestingly ... a year later Michael released "Billie Jean," which included the lyrics, "Billie Jean's not my lover" and "The kid is not my son."

For B Howard's part -- he's distancing himself from the whole spectacle, insisting he had nothing to do with it.

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31.

Casey    

If he is the son he has as much right or more then the rest because I don't think the other 3 have one ounce of MJ'S DNA!

147 days ago
32.

Obsever..    

Hmm.Now we know who s Billie Jeans is..Loll

147 days ago
33.

H8Kardash    

Can they do a DNA test to see if MJ was bubbles father??

147 days ago
34.

Celeb Gossip Addict    

I am a long time MIKI (not Micki) Howard fan and I have never heard heard to as Billy. Nor is she a gospel artist. What the heck is going on with this shotty reporting? And who are those people that did the testing? They don't look like the most trustworthy people in the world.

147 days ago
35.

Sheldon Siegel    

Just because the DNA came form MJs mouth, does not mean it was MJs DNA. ;-)

147 days ago
36.

bart    

I think the family and the estate of MJ should do a second DNA test with an independent lab to be agreed upon by both parties to confirm these results so there would be no questions to any funny business with this test.

147 days ago
37.

bring back recent posts    

I hate that term illegitimate.

147 days ago
38.

oc420    

BS publicity stunt. who is B Howard anyways????

147 days ago
39.

Charlie    

Perhaps we should cross check with the monkey as well ...heard MJ was into monkey sex

147 days ago
40.

mj fan forever    

OFCOURSE they say this BS match, they could not say otherwise but NO judge will ever grant anything iory if ever this BS story will go to court!!! And then he just definitely DENIED to be involved.

147 days ago
41.

Whatever    

1) he looks just like Michael; 2) this is causing TMZ to be slow; 3) this will be cool if true; 3) Mother Jackson will throw a hissy fit or a kaniption (sp).

147 days ago
42.

moe    

How about old Joe's son--

147 days ago
43.

Rita    

Look at this face?! Of course he is related to MJ!! He looks just like him!

147 days ago
44.

That's All Folks    

Umm, who cares ?

147 days ago
45.

Liz    

I'm not buying it unless this guy has a positive blood test with MJs mother. Get that bloodwork done and then we can discuss it. Until then ... he's a pretender to the throne.

147 days ago
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