James Brown’s Estate’s “Got a Brand New Bag” of Problems

Six of James Brown’s children are engulfed in a lawsuit against Brown’s allegedly bigamous spouse for devising schemes to strip them of their rightful interests in his music, including financial interests, in order to keep it all for herself. Brown’s children claim his surviving widow, Tommie Rae Hynie, was married to another man during her union to Brown, and contend that Hynie’s son, James Joseph Brown II, is not the biological child of the late singer. Read more about this fascinating case here.