Jermaine Jackson doesnt want to be a Jackson anymore?
The older brother of Michael Jackson filed a name change petition Tuesday in Los Angeles, reports the AP.
He wants to switch to Jermaine Jacksun. He says its for artistic reasons.
The filing doesnt elaborate, but Jacksons friend Steve Dennis, who was speaking on the singers behalf, said its not unheard of for artists to change their names.
Phonetically, it changes nothing, he said. It is something he has chosen to do, and its fair to say that you cannot blame this one on the boogie, youve got to blame it on the sunshine, Dennis told AP, a reference to the Jackson 5 disco hit, Blame it on the Boogie .
A hearing on whether Jackson will become Jacksun is scheduled for Feb. 22.
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