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Does Michael Jackson Have a Secret Son? Nah, Probably Not!

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When you’re famous, people constantly crawl out of the woodworks trying to get a piece of the pie. People you haven’t spoken to since middle school (and chances are, they bullied you back then) will seriously hit you up in your 30s talking about, “Hey, remember me, man? School was rad!” (or something). I’m not sure where I’m going with this, but the point I’m trying to make here is that this kind of bullshit is even MORE common when the celebrity in question is dead, because then, not many people can refute it.

Apparently there’s been claims that Michael Jackson is 99.99% certain to be the father of some 31-year-old musician named Brandon Howard. Brandon has worked with everyone from Ne-Yo to Chris Brown, so looks like musicality runs in the family! It’s said that a DNA test proves this paternity thing, but the problem with that is that the testing facility, which is said to be based in Ireland, doesn’t actually exist, and the graphic used on the testing paper is straight outta one of the Terminator films.

From TMZ:

Here’s a shocker — the DNA test results that allegedly prove 31-year-old Brandon Howard is Michael Jackson’s son are BOGUS … in fact, so bogus … the logo from the so-called DNA testing lab was ripped from “Terminator Salvation.”

As we reported, FilmOn.com’s Alki David put on a spectacle Thursday — claiming he had DNA results proving singer B Howard was the biological son of the King of Pop. He then produced the results showing a “99.99999%” probability that MJ was Brandon’s dad.

TMZ obtained a photo of the DNA doc — allegedly from a testing facility in Ireland called “DNA Lab.” We searched high and low but could find no such generic DNA lab in Ireland.

Skeptical, we investigated — a simple Google image search of “DNA results” turns up a bunch of sample docs with the same exact easily-stealable format as the one we got.

But the coup de grace — we then Google image searched “DNA logo” and the first result … literally … was the same DNA pic used in the “DNA Lab” logo.

Oh, dear. And here’s the testing results in question:

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SMH at people. What’s wrong with everybody? Also, this guy – who seemed to have a pretty decent career before all this – has basically erased any credibility he had. Everyone’s going to remember him as the dude who tried to swindle the Michael Jackson estate now, NOT as a legit artist. What was the point of it all?

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Conrad Murray: “I did not kill Michael Jackson. He was a drug addict.”

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Conrad Murray went to prison for killing Michael Jackson (a manslaughter charge) but he’s insisting he didn’t kill him; that Jackson did it himself, because he was drug addict. He’s got an especially detailed defense. Here’s what he told Daily Mail, via Extra:

I did not kill Michael Jackson. He was a drug addict. Michael Jackson accidentally killed Michael Jackson… I never gave Michael anything that would kill him.

You want to know how close we were? I held his penis every night to fit a catheter because he was incontinent at night. Michael trusted no one. The bed chamber smelled because he did not even let maids in there to clean it. There were clothes strewn everywhere.

I tried to protect him but instead I was brought down with him.

Dude, don’t even. Yeah, MJ was a grown man, but you were his doctor and he was your patient, and good doctors don’t usually let their patients die. Maybe you didn’t personally give them to him, but he should not have been left alone with drugs that you knew were possibly lethal if left with someone who isn’t a doctor. Also, you should have immediately called 9/11 instead of his bodyguards and then his damn children. I blame Conrad Murray 100%. I know he didn’t do it on purpose, but he did it.

Regardless, he’s out of prison now.

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Jackson Family Lost Big In Trial

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Michael Jackson‘s family has been through years of crap. Mother Katherine Jackson just wants to know what happened to her son and who to hold accountable. Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, went to prison for manslaughter, but there was still the matter of who was responsible for Murray. The Jacksons sued AEG Live, the people behind Jackson’s big comeback tour that never happened. And today, the jury ruled against them. The Jackson family lost. From TMZ:

The Jackson family just LOST their bid to hold AEG Live accountable for Michael Jackson’s death.

The jury ruled AEG Live did hire Conrad Murray. That’s huge. The jury then ruled Conrad Murray was NOT unfit or incompetent to treat MJ. Katherine and the kids lose.

So here’s the thing. The question that ruined Katherine’s case was whether Murray was competent to handle Jackson when he was hired, and the jury said he was. Ironically, a jury in the criminal case ruled Murray then went off the rails and did things that ultimately killed MJ. But because he was competent at the outset — the Jackson family lost.

The jury foreman just explained the logic behind the verdict. They felt Murray was competent to do the job for which he was hired — to be a good general practitioner. Jurors felt Murray had gone to a good school and was qualified. The juror added, “That doesn’t mean we felt he was ethical. Had that question been in there, it could have been a different outcome.

Sounds like this was based on semantics, really.

On the bright side and on a slightly unrelated note, Paris Jackson is said to be recovering well from her suicide attempt.

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