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  • Wade Robson: 'Michael Jackson Was a Monster' And Sexual Abuser

    05/08/2013 4:17:43 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 38 replies
    tmz ^ | 5/8 | tmz
    The lawyer for famed choreographer Wade Robson tells TMZ, Michael Jackson was a "monster" who sexually abused Wade for seven years as a child ... and threatened him if he ever went public. Robson's lawyer, Henry Gradstein, tells TMZ, "Last year, on a career trajectory that was off the charts, he [Wade] collapsed under the stress and sexual trauma of what had happened to him for seven years as a child." Robson spent many weekends with Jackson at Neverland Ranch and his other homes in L.A. and Vegas between ages 7 and 14. Gradstein goes on ... "He [Wade] lived...
  • Conrad Murray Convicted In Michael Jackson’s Death

    11/07/2011 1:56:23 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 33 replies
    CBS ^ | Nov. 7, 2011
    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. A jury of seven men and five women deliberated for less than two days before convicting Murray in Jackson’s 2009 death. Jurors had 300 pieces of evidence to consider after listening to 49 witnesses and complex medical testimony during the six-week trial. Prosecutors argued that Murray acted in a criminally negligent manner after giving Jackson a powerful dose of the anesthetic propofol as a sleep aid. The defense, however, maintained that Jackson took a deadly dose of propofol when Murray left...
  • Dr. Conrad Murray Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter Of Michael Jackson

    11/07/2011 1:28:22 PM PST · by Biggirl · 41 replies ^ | November 7,2011 | CBS Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. A jury of seven men and five women, deliberated for less than two days before convicting Murray in Jackson’s 2009 death. Jurors had 300 pieces of evidence to consider after listening to 49 witnesses and complex medical testimony during the six-week trial.
  • Pelosi blocks Houston lawmaker's Michael Jackson resolution

    07/11/2009 2:46:05 PM PDT · by OrangeHoof · 31 replies · 2,099+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 07-10-09 | Suzanne Gamboa
    WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shut the door Thursday to a resolution by a Houston lawmaker honoring Michael Jackson because debate on the symbolic measure could raise "contrary views" about the pop star's life.
  • Pelosi shuts down resolution on Michael Jackson (What a racist!)

    07/09/2009 2:57:37 PM PDT · by devane617 · 14 replies · 799+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 07/09/2009 | SUZANNE GAMBOA
    must go to site to read.
  • Michael Jackson funeral to be hit TV series

    07/08/2009 1:11:55 PM PDT · by Mike Darancette · 20 replies · 787+ views
    The Daily Week ^ | 07/08/09 | Duncan McKenzie
    The major US TV networks have announced that the Michael Jackson funeral will be extended into a complete weekly series, to be shown simultaneously on all channels. Said producer Aaron J. Scupper, "The Jackson funeral was a phenomenal TV event, and we are tremendously thrilled and excited at the opportunity to build it into a series, delivering the funeral to a public which cannot get enough of Jackson family grief."
  • Jacko Hug: Post Facto Praise for a Great Entertainer

    07/07/2009 5:52:18 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies · 4,037+ views ^ | 7/7/09 | Calbuzz
    Even Calbuzz was moved when 11-year-old Paris Katherine Jackson took the microphone to tell the world that Michael had been a wonderful father and that she loved him dearly, which you can watch here on TMZ. That was the emotional high point of the MJ Tribute, for sure. The political high points were two: the Rev. Al Sharpton’s observation that Jackson was instrumental in breaking the color barrier and U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s insistence on the presumption of innocence. Sharpton’s great line: “He put on one glove, pulled his pants up and broke down the color curtain.” The Rev...
  • Thoughts on Micahel Jackson

    07/06/2009 2:54:34 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 123 replies · 1,963+ views
    Michael Jackson the King of pop died recently. I thought I'd share what I know about this. Jacko as some of you know faced accusations of child molestation. Did it really happen? The answer is no. You see several years ago I worked for an organization based in Boston called the Liberty Task force. It was a human rights anti terror group. We studied Michael Jackson's case. It turns out that the problem was not sexual deviancy but a psychological problem brought on from an abusive and non existent childhood. At best it could be called inappropriate behavior. Michael Jackson...
  • Michael Jackson: Short Profile Of A Tortured, Now Delivered, Soul

    07/05/2009 6:17:57 AM PDT · by joeclarke · 11 replies · 814+ views
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 07/05/2009 | JoeClarke.Net
    Unfortunately, Michael Jackson, or "Wacko Jacko" will be remembered by many as that super weird, talented guy rather than for his artistic work and charitability. He reportedly gave to more charities than (39) than any other performer. His repressive childhood was not due so much to his Jehovah Witness upbringing - which probably gave him more "grounding," than an Ozzy Osbourne, but to his super rigorous recording and concert schedule as a kid. Jackson reported, later in life, that he was not able to have a childhood, and this, perhaps, is the foremost reason why he never wanted to grow...
  • Michael Jackson “black box” found

    07/04/2009 9:40:41 AM PDT · by Mike Darancette · 11 replies · 908+ views
    The Daily Week ^ | 07/04/2009 | Duncan McKenzie
    Investigators have recovered the black box of downed “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, just hours before the search was to be called off. The pop singer’s voice and data recorder is designed to emit signals with an infectious beat for 30 days after an accident.
  • Michael Jackson "black box" found

    07/04/2009 9:25:18 AM PDT · by Mike Darancette · 26 replies · 1,135+ views
    The Daily Week ^ | 07/04/2009 | Duncan McKenzie
    Investigators have recovered the black box of downed “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, just hours before the search was to be called off. The pop singer’s voice and data recorder is designed to emit signals with an infectious beat for 30 days after an accident.

    07/02/2009 7:29:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 34 replies · 1,478+ views
    New Yawk Post ^ | July 1, 2009 | AMANDA MELILLO
    JOHN Stossel is telling his own network "Give me a break!" after it pulled his health-case insurance segment off the air to give more time to the death of Michael Jackson.

    06/30/2009 11:25:53 AM PDT · by pissant · 21 replies · 1,469+ views
    NY POst ^ | 6/30/09 | Clem Lisi
    A Los Angeles dermatologist who treated Michael Jackson for years is the biological father of Jacko's son and daughter, according to a bombshell new report. Us Weekly magazine reports in its upcoming issue, which hits newsstands tomorrow, that Dr. Arnold Klein is the man who fathered Prince and Paris.
  • Jacko 'never looked better': HULK star Lou Ferrigno

    06/30/2009 10:48:57 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 22 replies · 3,129+ views
    thesun. ^ | VINCE SOODIN
    HULK star Lou Ferrigno has spoken about his private training sessions with Michael Jackson — and insisted: "I'd never seen him look better." Muscleman Lou was helping Jacko get in shape for his gruelling series of shows at the O2 in London next month. And the stunned actor insisted the pop superstar left him in no doubt that he was ready for his massive headline-grabbing comeback. Two-time Mr Universe Lou said: "When he moved he convinced me that he was going to make the biggest come back in history. "He was great. I trained him on and off for 15...
  • BET Awards to highlight Jackson's legacy (8pm EST)

    06/28/2009 11:20:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies · 1,440+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 6/28/09 | Sandy Cohen
    BET Awards to highlight Jackson's legacyBy Sandy Cohen ASSOCIATED PRESS updated 12:33 p.m., June 28, 2009 LOS ANGELES -- After three days to process the shock and grief, attendees at the BET Awards -- a show thrown into "total overhaul" by the death of Michael Jackson -- were preparing for what was sure to be a spectacular celebration of the "King of Pop," put on by an dazzling collection of the artists he influenced most. Already an affair of major star wattage, Sunday night's show was thrown under a white-hot spotlight in the wake of Mr. Jackson's death, adding attendees...
  • Enough of the Fluff already! Give me the real News.

    06/28/2009 3:23:12 AM PDT · by Scanian · 16 replies · 527+ views
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | June 27, 2009 | Belinda Kasmiersky
    was saddened to hear that both Farah Fawcett and Michael Jackson died, but I am extremely maddened by the amount of coverage that MSM and even our "reliable" conservative networks are giving to them in light of the serious events which transpired this week. One of the most serious events was the fact that Harold Koh was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday June 24th as the State Department's Legal Advisor. His transnationalist views promote blending international and domestic law. Indeed, this is particularly scary knowing that he believes traditional sovereignty is obsolete. What are all those people thinking in...
  • As Jacko found, fame means trusting only cats and chimps

    06/27/2009 12:05:03 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 10 replies · 603+ views
    guardian ^ | 27 June 2009 | Hadley Freeman
    There were many strange tragedies to Michael Jackson's life, but an ­unexpected sadness is that, in death, this huge global celebrity makes me think, not of Thriller, not even of the Jackson 5, but of a 47-year-old Scottish woman who was allegedly last seen in a hotel in Liverpool crying for her cat, ­Pebbles. Jackson's death and Susan Boyle's all too obvious unhappiness both stem from the same source: fame. I have never believed, and nothing in the past few weeks has altered my certainty, that one can be famous in today's world of mass media and 24-hour paparazzi and...
  • Michael Jackson is dead [Updated]

    06/25/2009 2:45:23 PM PDT · by libh8er · 1,875 replies · 74,681+ views
    LA Times ^ | 6.25.09
  • Some Quick Thoughts on Michael Jackson

    06/26/2009 12:36:48 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 108 replies · 3,754+ views
    NRO ^ | June 26, 2009 | Jonah Goldberg
    Generally speaking, I’m a believer in the rule that we should not speak ill of the dead. Or at least we should wait a decent interval before doing so (if we never spoke ill of the dead, history would be meaningless). But, I must say I find the media’s instinctive rush to sanctify Michael Jackson disgusting. Look, I understand that Michael Jackson was an "icon." I understand that some people loved his work and that many people who never met him believed they loved the man too. But I didn't, and I’m hardly alone. If Michael Jackson were just another...
  • O2 arena counts cost as curtain closes on the greatest show of all (Michael Jackson)

    06/25/2009 7:42:19 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 21 replies · 1,108+ views
    Times Online ^ | June 25, 2009 | Adam Sherwin
    AEG Live, the company that persuaded Michael Jackson to sign up for 50 nights at the O2 arena, is facing a liability of up to £300 million and a dark house for the next nine months. It was Randy Phillips, head of the US entertainment company that turned the derelict former Dome into the UK’s most popular new arena, who persuaded Jackson to return for a stunning series of “farewell” concerts, beginning next month. The announcement, fuelled by a rare public appearance by Jackson at the venue, sparked an online frenzy, some 360,000 registering applications before sales had even opened....
  • Who Cares Where you were when you heard Micheal Jackson Died?

    06/25/2009 5:15:25 PM PDT · by al baby · 175 replies · 3,576+ views
    Today | self
    So as it goes with major deaths tragic events. where were you and what were you doing when the king of pop Died today
  • Remembering Michael Jackson's video game legacy (Humor)

    06/25/2009 5:19:29 PM PDT · by AKSurprise · 20 replies · 1,689+ views
    Crave - CNet ^ | Dan Ackerman
    "Back when Jackson was merely a semi-eccentric star, Sega created a video game property for him, named Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (actually separate games for the arcade and Sega Genesis/Master System consoles). Moonwalker was notable for being an early example of real-life celebrities appearing in video games, and for using digitized versions of some of Jacko's songs. The game is also unintentionally hilarious because Jackson is tasked with rescuing helpless children from a crime boss named Mr. Big (although in hindsight, perhaps it was Mr. Big who was doing the rescuing). The arcade version was a basic isometric beat-'em-up, with two...
  • Michael Jackson Dead At 50

    06/25/2009 3:21:22 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 262 replies · 21,597+ views ^ | Jun 25, 2009 | by Susie Kopecky
    WESTWOOD—American icon and pop singer Michael Jackson died on Thursday, June 25, according to breaking reports. TMZ first reported that Jackson, 50, passed away. Jackson was known for his slew of popular songs over the last four decades, including "Thriller" and "Billie Jean" and for his now-legendary mini-movie/music video for "Thriller" which is still a very popular song and music video today, more than 20 years later. Jackson was also known for his singular antics off the stage, including his wearing of pajamas to court appearances and apparently dangling one of his children off of a balcony. According to available...
  • Michael Jackson [Update - he's dead, Jim]

    06/25/2009 2:58:42 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 131 replies · 5,192+ views
    Fox News ^ | 06 25 09 | Fox News
    Michael Jackson has been rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, police confirmed to FOX News Thursday. The legendary singer, 50, reportedly went into cardiac arrest and had to receive CPR in the ambulance, according to a report from TMZ. Joe Jackson, his father, told multiple news sources that his son is not doing well. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, paramedics responded to a 911 call at around 12:26 p.m. PDT. He was reportedly not breathing at the time of their arrival. A rep for Jackson was unavailable for comment.
  • Reports: Michael Jackson Hospitalized for Cardiac Arrest

    06/25/2009 2:17:11 PM PDT · by TaraP · 79 replies · 3,238+ views
    Fox News ^ | June 25th, 2009
    Michael Jackson has been rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, according to a report from TMZ. The legendary singer, 50, reportedly went into cardiac arrest and had to receive CPR in the ambulance. According to E!, he was rushed to UCLA hospital. A rep for Jackson was unavailable for comment. has not yet confirmed this information
  • Michael Jackson 'fuming' over 50 date tour (June 2)

    06/25/2009 6:04:59 PM PDT · by Shermy · 53 replies · 2,374+ views
    WENN ^ | June 2, 2009
    Michael Jackson is reportedly fuming with concert promoters for booking 50 comeback concerts in London because he wanted to tour the globe with his sellout show. The Thriller hitmaker is set to return to the stage in July for a mammoth run in the British capital. But the singer originally intended to stage only 10 gigs at the O2 arena as part of a worldwide tour, and was shocked to discover promoters had increased the number of dates five-fold without telling him, according to British newspaper The Sun. Jackson reportedly told fans, "I don't know how I'm going to do...
  • Michael Jackson taken to hospital; heart attack; FOX news

    06/25/2009 1:50:57 PM PDT · by theDentist · 28 replies · 4,007+ views
    No details other than Ambulance personnel were administering CPR
  • Michael Jackson Suffers Major Heart Attack [Update - he's dead, Jim]

    06/25/2009 1:49:45 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 459 replies · 19,152+ views
    Breaking AP Wires: Michael Jackson suffers major heart attack in Los Angeles...listed in critical condition...
  • Michael Jackson has fallen for a baton-twirling circus babe

    05/25/2009 1:21:09 PM PDT · by Justaham · 41 replies · 7,478+ views
    Daily Star ^ | 5-24-09 | Mike Parker
    MICHAEL Jackson has fallen for a baton-twirling circus babe who he desperately wants to perform at his London gigs. Jacko has already recruited a professional pole dancer to join his troupe at the O2 residency. Sexy pole star Danielle Rueda-Watts, 31, is one of a dozen dancers who will back up Jacko. And last night sources revealed he is about to sign Noriko Takahashi, 30, who is currently appearing in Las Vegas in the Cirque du Soleil production Ka. Jackson is said to be besotted with the beautiful Japanese gymnast, who has won six gold medals in 15 appearances at...
  • Michael Jackson Is Battling Skin Cancer

    05/17/2009 9:32:10 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies · 1,040+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | May 17, 2009
    Pop superstar Michael Jackson has been diagnosed with skin cancer. The King of Pop was diagnosed with the disease in recent weeks after doctors spotted signs of cancerous cells on his neck and pre-cancerous cells on his face, a British tabloid claimed. However, the fans of the superstar can take heart in the fact that the disease is treatable. "Michael's test showed spots of skin cancer on his body, and cell which could turn to skin cancer on his face. He was at first very concerned, but says he has been assured by the doctors that they can treat this...
  • Michael Jackson sells out 50 London concert dates, apocalypse is near

    03/17/2009 7:58:34 PM PDT · by slomark · 15 replies · 720+ views
    Michael Jackson is still remarkably popular in London. In the same freakish way, we assume, that the Elephant Man would still be popular in London. Jackson scheduled a series of “final” concerts in the English capital. Demented Englishmen snapped them up so quickly that more concerts were hastily scheduled. Fifty of them. And they sold out. 750,000 tickets in all. That’s an average of 40,000 tickets an hour. More than 650 per minute. More than 11 per second. Fans from Japan, Belgium and Dubai lined up to to buy the tickets. One lunatic stood in line for two days. According...
  • (Michael) Jackson To Have Body Stuffed By Doctor Death

    03/16/2009 2:47:17 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies · 3,534+ views
    Daily Star (U.K.) ^ | March 16, 2009 | Rick Lyons
    MICHAEL Jackson will achieve his dream of immortality by being stuffed with plastic by Dr Death. The King Of Pop, who calls himself Peter Pan, has had a string of cosmetic surgery ops to try to defy the ageing process. But he is now preparing to strike the ultimate blow against death and decay by having his whole body “plastinated” by controversial doctor Gunther von Hagens. Jacko, who is a fan of the German anatomist, was said to be thrilled his Body Worlds exhibition would be on at the O2 Arena during his This Is It concerts, which start...
  • Michael Jackson’s Neverland filled with things you don’t want to know about

    03/13/2009 1:56:34 PM PDT · by slomark · 16 replies · 1,924+ views
    Haven’t heard anything weird about Michael Jackson for a few days? Think maybe he’s just quietly gone away? No such luck. Now legal documents have come to light – thanks to – that provide an excruciatingly-detailed breakdown (open file in a Flash Player) of all the odd, disturbing stuff that fill every nook and cranny at NeverLand. Let’s just say a recurring theme here is statues of boys. Young boys. Young boys in every possible pose. More statues of young boys than you ever imagined:....
  • Michael Jackson's Brother Marlon Plans Slavery Theme Park

    02/22/2009 3:21:50 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 58 replies · 1,501+ views
    Courier Mail ^ | February 20, 2009
    MICHAEL Jackson's brother has been criticised for reportedly planning to build a slavery theme park in Nigeria. Marlon Jackson is said to be prepared to invest in a $5.3 billion theme park where tourists can visit a replica slave ship and walk the route of shackled slaves, before playing a round of golf or relaxing by a pool, reports The Guardian The former Jackson Five band member and the Badagry Historical Resort Development Project hope the park will attract African-American tourists keen to trace their roots back to Nigeria. But critics have labeled the theme park inappropriate and an insult...
  • Photos: Jacko's Crappo Up for Auction

    02/18/2009 7:44:29 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 26 replies · 1,438+ views
    tmz ^ | Feb 17th 2009
    From bejeweled gloves and a tacky robe, to the Neverland Gate and even the "scissorhands" from "Edward Scissorhands," perennially broke Michael Jackson needs dough and is auctioning off tons of his overpriced weird stuff. Check out why Jacko is the King of Schlock.
  • Jacko Not Sick, Except In Head

    12/22/2008 12:03:24 PM PST · by Joiseydude · 21 replies · 1,090+ views ^ | Monday, December 22, 2008 | Roger Friedman
    Michael Jackson is not suffering from any life threatening diseases. Everyone can relax. Reports of his ailing health have been extremely exaggerated. Reports over the weekend that Jackson has some newly revealed sickness requiring a lung transplant are totally hokum, I can assure you. Over the years, Jackson illnesses have been identified as vitiligo, Lupus, addiction to prescription pain killers, and laziness. He's also a publicity hound who thinks that news of illness will make him sympathetic to the public. He learned this from Elizabeth Taylor, his one-time best friend
  • JACKO [Michael Jackson] IS AT DEATH'S DOOR: PAL

    12/22/2008 8:16:14 AM PST · by Zakeet · 52 replies · 3,662+ views
    New York Post ^ | December 23, 3008 | David K. Li
    Michael Jackson is dying from a rare lung condition and needs a lifesaving transplant, according to his biographer. The 50-year-old star has Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic disorder that can severely damage the lungs and liver, according to writer Ian Halperin. "A close friend of Jackson told [me] the singer is scared he won't live longer than six months," Halperin wrote on his Web site.
  • The Mask of Jacko: Michael Jackson steps out in his most bizarre outfit yet

    12/13/2008 7:20:41 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 64 replies · 3,310+ views ^ | December 13, 2008 | Simon Cable
    He has never lacked creativity when it comes to fashioning a 'disguise'. But Michael Jackson's latest effort is remarkable, even by his standards. With his trademark trilby hat and a black eye mask, the troubled 50-year-old looked a dead ringer for Zorro.
  • Michael Jackson Converts to Islam

    12/06/2008 5:46:18 PM PST · by T.L.Sink · 167 replies · 3,614+ views
    Political Mavens ^ | Julia Gorin
    Michael Jackson recently converted to Islam. Which means that now he can molest children legally (click highlighted 'children legally') Check out the one minute VIDEO of an eight-year-old Yemini bride, set to Jackson's "PYT."
  • Michael Jackson - the man who blew a billion.

    11/24/2008 3:02:11 PM PST · by dynachrome · 37 replies · 2,183+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 11-24-08 | Alison Boshoff
    Michael Jackson, the 50-year-old king of pop, defending himself against an Arab sheik claiming that Jacko owes him £4.6million. The Jackson circus had been due to arrive yesterday. The singer and his children were understood to have been planning to fly in to Luton Airport by private jet and were reportedly booked into the Dorchester Hotel with his permanent detail of five bodyguards at around £7,000 a night. Then last night came dramatic nnews that Jackson had reached an out-of-court deal to avoid a potentially humiliating showdown.
  • (Radical Islam = pro pedophilia) Al-Qaeda welcomes Michael Jacksons conversion to Islam

    11/23/2008 1:46:59 PM PST · by Righting · 55 replies · 2,415+ views
    allnewsweb. ^ | 11,22,08
    Al-Qaeda welcomes Michael Jacksons conversion to Islam 22-11-2008 Initial reports are already filtering through that Al-Qaeda has warmly welcomed Michael Jackson into their faith 'as they would any sincere new adherent' and are confident that this high profile conversion will prove to be the turning point whereby millions of young Americans, already disillusioned by the economic crisis that is sapping Americas confidence will turn to the Koran for inspiration. Sources close to Al Qaeda leadership are said to have have confirmed the open satisfaction of senior figures including Deputy Ayman Al-Zawahiri regarding the pop star's conversion, according to some Pakistani...
  • Michael Jackson has become a Muslim

    11/21/2008 10:55:47 AM PST · by hamburglar · 38 replies · 1,630+ views
    London - Michael Jackson has become a Muslim. The singer changed his name to Mikaeel in a ceremony at a friend's Los Angeles home just days before he is due in court. (Snip) The cash-strapped star - who was raised as a Jehovah's Witness - was convinced to turn to Islam by producer Phillip Bubal and songwriter David Wharnsby. ''They began talking to him about their beliefs and how they thought they had become better people after they converted,''

    11/20/2008 6:18:47 PM PST · by CaptRon · 78 replies · 2,381+ views
    New York Post, via The Sun ^ | 11/29/08 | NEIL SYSON
    SUN EXCLUSIVE: MICHAEL JACKSON has become a Muslim - and changed his name to Mikaeel. The skint superstar, 50, donned Islamic garb to pledge allegiance to the Koran in a ceremony at a pal's mansion in Los Angeles, The Sun can reveal.
  • Michael Jackson 'Dropped From Grammys'

    02/20/2008 8:06:01 PM PST · by blam · 46 replies · 157+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-19-2008 | Megan Levy
    Michael Jackson 'dropped from Grammys' By Megan Levy Last Updated: 1:38pm GMT 19/02/2008 Michael Jackson was dropped from the Grammy Awards last week after his diva demands proved too much for the show's producers, it has been claimed. Jackson 'wanted to be referred to as the King of Pop 30 times' The Thriller star was scheduled to appear at the Los Angeles awards ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of Thriller, the best-selling album of all time. But his appearance was cancelled after the 49-year-old reportedly demanded that the entire event dedicated to him, the New York Post claims. Among...
  • Caption Jacko!

    12/19/2007 7:08:46 PM PST · by reagan_fanatic · 68 replies · 1,161+ views
    MJ goes shopping!
  • Neverland Ranch Apparently in Foreclosure

    11/06/2007 9:01:29 PM PST · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 11 replies · 96+ views
    Mortgage Lender Implode-o-Meter ^ | November 06, 2007 | unknown
    Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Appears in Foreclosure Report( 2007-11-06 Some kind souls alerted us to the fact that Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch has appeared in the November 5th, 2007 Foreclosure Detail Report for Santa Barbara county (full report here). While the looming foreclosure of Neverland Ranch has received some coverage, this would appear to be hard confirmation of the event... and indication that it is still underway.
  • Jermaine Jackson Wants Michael to Convert to Islam

    01/29/2007 1:48:24 PM PST · by pcottraux · 54 replies · 1,341+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | January 29
    LONDON (Reuters) - Jermaine Jackson said on Monday he wants his brother Michael to convert to Islam; and he believes the reclusive superstar has given it serious thought. "Michael, I feel, needs to become a Muslim because I think it's a great protection for him from all the things that he's been attacked with, which are false," said the former Jackson Five singer who now lives in Bahrain. "There's a strength and protection there," Jackson told BBC Asian Newtwork after finishing runner-up to Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty in the "Celebrity Big Brother" TV reality show that was marred by accusations...
  • Jackson fans demand ticket refund

    11/16/2006 2:03:12 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 23 replies · 1,222+ views
    BBC ^ | Nov.16, 2006 | Mark Savage
    Angry Michael Jackson fans are seeking refunds on their tickets for the World Music Awards. Entry to the award show cost as much as £100, and fans say they were misled by promises that Jackson would perform a version of his hit single, Thriller. "I'm furious," said Katherine Kidd, who spent £200 to get to the show. "I feel like I've been ripped off." Jackson only sang a few lines of We Are The World before leaving the stage. Thriller was performed by Chris Brown. "It was a huge anti-climax," said 29-year-old Londoner Zareen Iqbal. "I just walked off." I...

    09/22/2006 8:20:30 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 51 replies · 1,256+ views
    NY Post ^ | September 22, 2006 | LUKAS I. ALPERT
    Michael Jackson's love for little people knows no bounds. The Gloved One is reportedly scouting around Ireland for an estate where he can open an amusement park with - no joke - a possible leprechaun theme. "Michael is deadly serious about this idea," an anonymous source told The Irish Daily Mirror. "He loves the whole idea of leprechauns and the magic and myths of Ireland." The source, who estimated the park would cost around $635 million, added that Jacko has "always wanted to open his own theme park and he thinks Ireland is the perfect place and it will be...
  • Karr said he identified with Michael Jackson

    08/20/2006 9:43:10 AM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 31 replies · 831+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | August 20, 2006 | New York Daily News
    Karr said he identified with Michael Jackson August 21, 2006 NEW YORK: In the series of emails that prompted police to arrest him, John Karr said he identified with Michael Jackson's attachment to children and, like the singer, compared himself with Peter Pan. "I am trapped in a world that does not understand," Karr wrote to a Colorado journalism professor during a four-year correspondence. "I can understand people like Michael Jackson and feel sympathy when he suffers as he has … I do think that he is sexually attracted to certain children but could never divulge this." His emails to...