Mark Wahlberg tells People that he has lost 61 pounds in order to play a drug addicted professor in The Gambler. "I started at 196 and got down to 135... I began with a liquid diet. Then I completely changed my training program and gave up wine, bread and pasta. Now I'm eating small portions of protein throughout the day and jumping rope a lot."


And someone else is trying to Cash in on the MJ Estate.


A  31-year-old man plans to unveil DNA evidence Thursday proving he's the son of Michael Jackson.

Brandon Howard says his mother, singer Miki Howard, met Michael in 1982 when she being represented by Joe Jackson. Brandon was born soon after. 

Now Brandon, who is a singer himself and goes by B Howard, says he acquired DNA from an old orthodontic device worn by Michael and the test results show a match. Those results will be unveiled on And once that's done, he plans to go after the MJ Estate for money.

Estate lawyer Howard Weitzman tells TMZ, "We've never even heard from him. Any deadline for claiming to be Michael's child has long since passed."