Jermaine Jackson plays a name game
November 8, 2012 9:08PM
FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, Jermaine Jackson performs with The Jacksons on their Unity Tour 2012 at Star Plaza in Merrillville, IN. Court records in Los Angeles show Jackson filed a petition on Nov. 6, 2012 to change his famous last name to Jacksun, citing only "artistic reasons." (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)
Updated: December 10, 2012 6:08AM
It’s only a one-letter change, but Jermaine Jackson now wants to be known as Jermaine Jacksun. The singer filed court papers Tuesday in L.A. requesting the change for “artistic reasons,” but music industry sources are sneering about it merely being a publicity stunt. — B.Z.