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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 11/08/2012

In other news: Jermaine Jackson seeks small but conspicuous name change

Jermaine performing with his brothers in June. (Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
• The artist formerly known as Jermaine Jackson is distancing himself ever so slightly from his famous family — by changing his last name to “Jacksun.” Why? “Artistic reasons,” Michael’s older brother stated in a name-change petition filed in L.A. Tuesday. Spokesman Steve Dennis shed more light: “You cannot blame this one on the boogie,” he told the AP, “you’ve got to blame it on the sunshine.” Ha! Get it? “Phonetically,” he added, “it changes nothing.”

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