Lou Rawls' Son to Marvin Gaye's Son: Let's Get it On
In a story that could only happen in LA, two sons of classic soul singers are squaring off against each other in court.
Lou Rawls Jr. is suing Marvin Gaye III (you can't make this stuff up) because Gaye's four "large" dogs allegedly attacked him.
The complaint that was filed last week says that Gaye's dogs "bit, clawed and physically and mentally injured" Rawls, resulting in "loss of blood, tearing of flesh, multiple dog bite wounds, fear of disease" and other traumas.
According to Wikipedia, "after marrying in 1964, the couple adopted a son, Marvin Pentz Gaye, III, in 1965.
"Rumors circulated that Gaye had been coaxed into producing a child with one of Anna's younger relatives who in turn would be adopted by him and Anna.
"This unconfirmed story was reported in author Eric Michael Dyson's biography."