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  • Liza Minnelli's music producer ex-husband David Gest is found dead in London aged 62

    04/12/2016 9:28:10 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 52 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | April 12, 2016 | Richard Spillett and Mark Duell
    Full title: BREAKING NEWS: Liza Minnelli's music producer ex-husband David Gest is found dead at the Four Seasons hotel in London aged 62 - three months before he was due to start his 'I'm Not Dead' tourFriends have paid tribute to David Gest as a 'larger than life showbiz icon'after the former husband of Liza Minnelli was found dead in a luxury London hotel aged 62.The music producer was married to Minnelli from 2002 until 2003, but they only officially divorced in 2007. He was also known for being a close friend of the late Michael Jackson.Police were called to...
  • White Actor Cast as Michael Jackson

    01/28/2016 7:51:08 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 84 replies
    It has been announced that white, British actor Joseph Fiennes, the younger brother of Ralph Fiennes (and just as white), has been cast to play Michael Jackson in an upcoming British television comedy. This news comes at a very precarious time for American film, a time when black actors in Hollywood are complaining that they aren't being recognized for their roles as they should. It also comes at a time when some black conservatives are calling out Black History Month and BET as examples of racist double standards.
  • You’ll never believe who’s playing Michael Jackson in a new movie

    01/27/2016 4:12:40 PM PST · by dynachrome · 49 replies
    Page Six ^ | 1-27-16 | Chris Perez
    Fans of the Gloved One want the white actor cast to play Michael Jackson in a new British TV movie to "Beat It." "Because we aren't whitewashed enough in Hollywood, apparently," read a tweet posted on BET's Twitter page on Wednesday. "They seriously couldn't find a black actor to play Michael Jackson?," tweeted DeRay Mckesson, an American civil rights activist and leader in the "Black Lives Matter" movement. Imani Gandy wrote, "They cast a white guy to play Michael Jackson. I think we can admit that this whole 'planet earth' thing isn't working out."
  • FLOTUS Frock Evolution: a Correspondents Dinner Retrospective

    04/26/2015 8:28:03 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 22 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-26-2015 | MOTUS
    The Nerd Prom is always highly anticipated around here. Will BO’s joke writers be as good as Jon Stewarts? Will TOTUS scroll them slowly enough for Big Guy to read? Who will Lady M wear and will she make both the “Best” and “Worst” dressed lists? Although that anxiety has eased considerably with the passing of Joni.So let’s spend a few moments reviewing the transformation of Lady M at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner.2009: before the discovery of industrial schtrenght Spanx:Immortalized by Cripes Suzette’s famous “hump, slump, bump and plump” shot:H/T Cripes Suzette2010: the age of elegance (and DOD...
  • Lawyers say Michael Jackson paid millions in hush money to 'victims'

    04/05/2015 1:36:19 PM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published April 05, 2015 | New York Post / Fox News
    Wade Robson and James Safechuck may accomplish what countless prosecutors could not: prove in court that Michael Jackson was a serial child molester. .... Lawyers claim that Jackson forked out nearly $200 million to as many as 20 victims. Safechuck first met the pop star in 1987 when he was 8 years old. He will testify that Jackson repeatedly molested him a year later during a tour and signed off on a check for more than $1 million to Safechucks father. ...
  • Hitler finds out that Elvis Presley beat Michael Jackson in his online poll

    03/07/2015 4:59:48 PM PST · by lowbridge · 5 replies
    youtube ^ | march 3, 2015 | lowbridge
    Lately some online poll has been making the rounds on both the elvis presley and michael jackson fan groups on facebook. http://thekingofmusic.com/ At first freddie mercury had the lead. But then Elvis fans got wind of it and put Elvis on top. Soon Michael Jackson fans also learned about it and put michael up on top over Elvis. Elvis fans werent having this and voted Elvis number one yet again. The battle is still ongoing. It inspired me to create the following Hitler parody video:
  • Why did billionaire pay Clinton $15 million?

    glaringly missing from the summary was mention of $15 million in fees paid by Burkle's Yucaipa Global Opportunities Fund since 2002
  • 'Liberman Needs to Decide - Is He Right- or Left-Wing?'

    12/03/2014 5:33:38 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/12/14 | Benni Toker & Ari Soffer
    Deputy Minister Tzipi Hotovely spoke with Arutz Sheva Wednesday evening about her efforts to forge a united right-wing bloc to run in next March's general elections - and said the Israeli electorate should be focusing on the policies of candidates, not their personalities. "The time has come to stop dealing all the time with the personal side but rather with the (policy) direction." "We saw how a leader got here, from Yesh Atid, who sold hollow slogans to the public," she said of Yair Lapid, who was fired yesterday by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu prior to the PM's announcement of...
  • Fatal Dose? Investigators Uncover How Dangerous Drug Propofol May Have Sent Joan Rivers Into A Coma

    09/04/2014 3:06:17 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 59 replies
    Radar Online ^ | 9/3/2014 | Radar Online
    As Joan Rivers prognosis grows more dire each day, RadarOnline.com has learned that medical investigators are growing ever closer to uncovering the real reason the healthy 81-year-old was sent spiraling into a coma after a standard medical procedure. And according to insiders, they believe the culprit could be a fatal dose of Propofol the same drug that killed Michael Jackson after he was administered a lethal dose. Certainly, they suspect the anesthesia was the issue, based on conversations between the staff and city medics, a source close to the investigation told Radar.
  • Maids reveal Michael Jacksons filth and perversion

    08/11/2014 8:48:44 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 75 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | August 11, 2014 | New York Post
    He was the King of Poop. Neverland’s manicured lawns and fairy-tale facade masked a house of horrors and madness, five of Michael Jackson’s maids revealed to The Post. “Michael sometimes ran around where the animals were, and he’d track . . . poop throughout the house and think nothing of it,” Maid No. 1 recalled. “Then, if you said something, he’d threaten to make doo-doo snowballs and throw it at you.” When Oprah Winfrey visited the Los Olivos, Calif., ranch for an interview in 1993, it was pristine. Floors were waxed, walls scrubbed and windows power-washed. It was after she, guest Elizabeth Taylor...
  • Freep a Poll! (right or wrong to revive dead artists via Holograms?)

    05/30/2014 4:36:14 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies
    Showbiz411 ^ | 5-30-14 | Showbiz411
    Is it right or wrong to revive dead artists via Holograms? Yes I loved it No it 's the beginning of a very bad trend In terrible taste-- inappropriate and greedy Just fine-- so what if the performer is dead?
  • Creepier Than Michael Jackson? His secret son?

    03/07/2014 7:11:55 AM PST · by Colehill1999 · 28 replies
    The Mirror ^ | March 7, 2014 | Zoe Shenton
    The King of Pop allegedly fathered a secret son with a DNA test claiming to give the truth Michael Jackson is alleged to have a lovechild after DNA evidence claimed to prove the superstar had a secret son - but who is he? Brandon Howard is a 31-year-old singer, songwriter and producer who goes by the stage name of B Howard. He's the son of 53-year-old singer Miki Howard, whom Jackson family patriarch Joe Jackson represented back in the 1980s. Miki met Jackson in 1982 and her son was born soon after. In 2010 Brandon released his debut album Genesis...
  • Debbie Rowe says she'd 'buy the bullet for a Michael Jackson fan to 'shoot Conrad Murray dead'

    11/25/2013 12:09:54 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 26 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 25 November 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Debbie Rowe has reportedly said she will 'buy the bullet' to kill Conrad Murray, after the disgraced doctor spoke ill of her during a new interview. TMZ contacted Rowe after the former doctor - found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson - said that he and the King of Pop used to joke about how sexually unattractive they believed she was. 'A Jackson fan will shoot him dead, and I'd buy the bullet,' Rowe, 54, reportedly told the gossip site. 'I wouldn't shoot him but I'd buy the bullet ... a hollow-point.'
  • Jury reaches verdict in Michael Jackson death trial

    10/02/2013 3:03:49 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 17 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 10/2/13 | Alan Duke
    Los Angeles (CNN) -- The jury in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial informed the court Wednesday afternoon that it has reached a verdict. The decision on whether concert promoter AEG Live is liable in Jackson's death is expected to be read at 6:30 p.m. ET. While waiting for the verdict, Jackson family matriarch Katherine Jackson sat on a courthouse bench playing a game on her iPad. Jackson's mother and three children sued AEG Live in 2010, contending the company's negligence in hiring, retaining or supervising Dr. Conrad Murray was a factor in the singer's June 25, 2009, death.
  • Lawyer: (Michael) Jackson died from own bad choices

    09/25/2013 5:44:46 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 25, 2013 8:34 PM EDT | Linda Deutsch
    Michael Jackson died because of his own bad choices involving the drug that killed him and the doctor who provided it, not because of anything done by AEG Live, a lawyer for the producer of Jacksons comeback concerts told jurors Wednesday. Delivering his closing argument in the long-running negligence case by Jacksons family, defense attorney Marvin Putnam said the secretive singer never told the producers that he was using the hospital anesthetic propofol to overcome his chronic insomnia. If AEG Live had known, it would have pulled the plug on the planned tour, the lawyer said.
  • U.S. agency says Michael Jackson estate owes $702 million in taxes

    08/24/2013 10:29:23 PM PDT · by bkopto · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Aug 23, 2013 | Patrick Temple West
    The estate of pop music legend Michael Jackson owes $702 million in federal taxes and penalties, the Internal Revenue Service charged in U.S. Tax Court, accusing the estate of undervaluing some of the star's assets by hundreds of millions of dollars. At issue is the wide difference between what the estate said Jackson's legacy was worth versus what the IRS determined was its taxable value. An IRS spokesman and lawyers for the estate declined to comment. Jackson died on June 25, 2009, the date of the estate tax return. His estate's beneficiaries are Jackson's mother, Katherine, his three children and...
  • Proof that Michael Jackson was, indeed, a monster

    06/30/2013 10:01:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/30/2013 | Rick Moran
    We always suspected it. Deceased pop star Michael Jackson, who admitted to sleeping with children at his Neverland Ranch, has been exposed as a "serial pedophile" according to a report based on FBI files in the Sunday Mirror. The report claims that Jackson paid off 2 dozen families of children he molested, including some child stars as well as his maid's son. The sordidness of this report is difficult to read. From the Daily Mail: While Pellicano is now in jail for racketeering and wire-tapping, his investigator told Sunday People he was hired to help dig the dirt on Jackson...
  • Michael Jackson: Every Shocking Death Scene Photo

    06/15/2013 6:59:42 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 88 replies
    tmz ^ | 6/15 | tmz
    Here it is ... the Michael Jackson death scene ... every single shocking photo taken, from the doll he slept with, Propofol bottles, Dr. Murray's mysterious medical bag, portentous writing on the wall, old costumes ... everything. The photos were taken by LAPD investigators on June 25th, 2009, the day Michael died. A few of these photos trickled out during Dr. Murray's criminal trial, but now they're all here in one gallery ... ALL 155. The gallery is a fascinating window into how Michael lived ... and how he died.
  • Paris Jackson: Possible Suicide AttemptRushed to Hospital (Michael Jackson's daughter)

    06/05/2013 10:47:16 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 124 replies
    tmz ^ | 6/5 | tmz
    10:28 AM PST: TMZ has found several photos of Paris in which it appears Paris' arm has possible cutting scars. We don't know when the other was taken. 9:51 AM PST: A source closely connected to Paris tells TMZ ... she has "tried this [a possible suicide attempt] in the past" but "this was far more serious. It was not a cry for help." 10:14 AM PST: A source connected to the family tells TMZ ... Paris "threw a fit" last night after she was told she couldn't go to a Marilyn Manson concert. We're told she ran into her...
  • Michael Jackson's ex Debbie Rowe spends Mother's Day alone on her farm...

    05/12/2013 8:45:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | 22:23 EST, 12 May 2013 | Bianca Carneiro
    She's spent much of the past year getting to know her estranged daughter with pop star Michael Jackson. But on the day of the year that people around the world celebrate their mothers, Debbie Rowe spent her time alone with her horses at her farm in Palmdale, California on Sunday. The 54-year-old walked around her dusty compound barefoot as she tended to her precious equines by her lonesome. ... The former medical assistant rose to fame in the 1990s after her quickie wedding to Michael Jackson that resulted in his two eldest children Prince and Paris. But when their relationship...
  • Thriller and the Lessons of the Mega-Super-Album (30th Anniversary Today)

    11/30/2012 12:45:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | ROB HOERBURGER
    Michael Jacksons Thriller turns 30 this year. It is still the biggest-selling album ever, worldwide, by a lot. As is the case with most biggest-evers, actual or perceived (I Love Lucy, say, or Star Wars), its hard to imagine a world in which Thriller didnt exist. And who would want to SNIP How Hall and Oates Saved PopOf course, in the end, Thriller had several money tracks. There were four solid cornerposts: a blistering rock song (Beat It); a sublime ballad (Human Nature); an R&B dance sizzler (Wanna Be Startin Somethin ); and a video-friendly story song (Thriller). And at...
  • Janet Jackson plans $20m wedding with Qatari billionaire; converts to Islam

    10/05/2012 11:08:39 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 50 replies
    .emirates247.com ^ | Oct. 3, 2012 | Bang
    Janet Jackson and her fianc Wissam Al Mana are reportedly planning to get married in Doha, Qatar in 2013. The couple hope to tie the knot in Doha where the billionaire was born and are making arrangements for the ceremony to take place in 2013. Janet and Wissam will be wedded in a Muslim ceremony. A renown Turkish author, Adnan Oktar (aka Harun Yahya), is also making the claim that the 46-year-old Janet Jackson has converted to Islam as did her brother, Michael Jackson and is choosing to keep her new religion a secret from her fans. According...
  • Michael Jackson's burial delayed for three months after Janet wanted her 25,000 plot deposit back

    10/05/2012 11:23:04 AM PDT · by fwdude · 19 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 10/04/12 | Leon Watson
    Michael Jackson's burial was delayed for nearly three months due to wrangling between Janet Jackson and her brother's estate, it was reported today. Details of the row are revealed in a new biography of the star by Rolling Stone writer Randall Sullivan. According to Sullivan, Janet put up the $40,000 deposit at Forest Lawn to secure a spot for Michael but refused to let the funeral take place until the money was repaid.
  • Jackkson Family Compound SLAPPING, PUNCHING (All Out Family War)

    07/24/2012 5:34:45 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 31 replies
    tmz ^ | 7/24 | tmz
    <p>It was all out war at Katherine Jackson's house in Calabasas Monday ... complete with slapping and punching ... TMZ has learned.</p> <p>We now have details about the incident. Sources who were there say two SUVs with Randy, Jermaine and Janet inside, followed a car driving Michael Jackson's 3 kids inside the gates. We're told Randy, Jermaine and Janet did not have authority to enter.</p>
  • Michael Jackson's tiger dies of lung cancer

    06/28/2012 6:40:00 AM PDT · by ETL · 32 replies
    AP via YahooNews ^ | June 28, 2012 | SUE MANNING
    LOS ANGELES (AP) Thriller, a tiger that belonged to Michael Jackson when the entertainer lived at his Neverland ranch, has died of lung cancer at actress-activist Tippi Hedren's wildlife preserve in California. The 13-year-old, 375-pound tiger died June 11, Hedren said Wednesday. A necropsy was performed and the tiger was cremated. Staff workers will hold a private service when the ashes are buried in a section of the preserve set aside for animals that die there. Thriller and her brother Sabu were born on Nov. 20, 1998, and lived with Jackson until May 4, 2006, Hedren said. When Jackson...
  • 9-Year-Old Suspended For Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" Performance

    02/09/2012 9:13:43 PM PST · by FailDaily.TK · 39 replies
    A Minnesota mom is fuming after her 9-year-old son was suspended from school for mimicking Michael Jackson's famous groin-grabbing moves during a performance of "Billie Jean" at a fundraiser last week Mindy Boberg says the principal of St. Stanislaus in Winona, Pat Bowlin, tore into her and her son, Lenny, immediately after the boy's Jacko act on Thursday night, claiming the crotch-clutching portions constituted "gross misconduct," the Winona Daily News reported. "[Lenny] is heartbroken," Boberg wrote on her Facebook page. "He worked so hard on this and then to have your principal scream at you immediately after." "And as of...
  • Conrad Murray sentenced to four years behind bars

    11/29/2011 10:08:04 AM PST · by ColdOne · 32 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 11/29/11 | Alan Duke/CNN
    Los Angeles (CNN) -- Conrad Murray was sentenced Tuesday to four years behind bars in the death of Michael Jackson. Murray was convicted three weeks ago after a trial in which prosecutors successfully argued that Murray's reckless use of the surgical anesthetic propofol to help Jackson sleep, without proper monitoring equipment, led to the singer's death.
  • Conrad Murray Convicted In Michael Jacksons 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 Jacksons 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...
  • Murray Manslaughter Trial Verdict Reached (to be announced in 2 hours)

    11/07/2011 11:22:49 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 21 replies
    TMZ ^ | 11-7-11 | TMZ Staff
    The jury just notified the court ... they have reached a verdict in the Dr. Conrad Murray manslaughter trial. Guilty, not guilty -- the verdict will be announced in TWO HOURS. Stay tuned.
  • Media's Whitewashing of Michael Jackson

    06/26/2011 11:29:05 AM PDT · by scorpa · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | June 2011 | Youtube
    Two years ago yesterday, Michael Jackson died of an apparent drug overdose. Since his death, Jackson's record sales have skyrocketed. He's one of the highest earning deceased celebrities of all time (surpassing both John Lennon and Elvis). There are constant tributes to him and awards named in his honor. In short, Michael Jackson has become a legend. But whatever happened to his accusers--the ones the media now pretends never existed? Well, their lives have been difficult, to say the least. The most recent boy to come forward was forced to change his name and move to a different state,...
  • Martin Bashir: Sarah Palin Using Flag on Her Bus Is Illegal

    05/31/2011 10:19:02 PM PDT · by kevinaw2 · 35 replies
    Ward World ^ | 06/01/2011 | Kevin A Ward
    Absolutely hysterical! The Palin Derangement Tour is trying desperately to keep up with the bus! Martin Bashir actually suggests that the flag on Palin's bus is illegal. Honest to God. How long must we suffer such lunacy and why does Bashir have a television show at all? With all the flag imagery we see all day and every day you would think Mr. Bashir could ignore something like this. Apparently his disdain for Sarah Palin is such that he overlooked common usage of the flag before putting his foot in his mouth.We've seen the flag used for everything. It's on...
  • MSNBCs Martin Bashir Learns Andrew Breitbart is No Michael Jackson

    04/21/2011 12:09:58 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 21 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | April 21, 2011 | Jeff Dunetz
    You have to hand it to Andrew Breitbart; he doesn't avoid "enemy" territory. The political activist/web entrepreneur/ showman is on tour hawkinghis new book, Righteous Indignation. Yesterday, the book tour took him to Martin Bashirs program on MSNBC. But instead of having an opportunity to discuss his book, Breitbart walked into an ambush where the TV host tried to pin false charges of racism on the author. For those of you who are not familiar with Bashir, he made his name in 2003 with a "news" special called Living with Michael Jackson. After spending eight months as part of Jackson's...
  • James O'Keefe Music Video

    04/21/2011 1:15:38 AM PDT · by Paddy Irish · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | Today | JOK
    This is a really cool music video by a skinny Irishman named James O'Keefe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyVLDCPtVQw
  • Michael Jackson statue unveiled

    04/03/2011 11:24:33 AM PDT · by WPaCon · 37 replies
    espn.com ^ | April 3, 2011 | AP
    LONDON -- Fulham unveiled a statue of Michael Jackson outside its stadium on Sunday, with team chairman Mohamed Al Fayed telling fans to support another Premier League club if they don't like the idea. Al Fayed, who was close friends with Jackson, danced with children after unveiling the statue of the "King of Pop" before Fulham's home match against Blackpool. The statue outside Craven Cottage has divided opinion, but Al Fayed launched a passionate defense of his move to commemorate his friendship with Jackson, who died in 2009. "Why is it bizarre?" he said. "Football fans love it. If some...
  • You'll Never Guess Who Has More Hot 100 Singles Than Elvis And Michael Jackson (Guess w/o peeking)

    02/16/2011 1:10:25 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/16/2011 | Uhjala Segal
    The musical act that has scored the most songs on the Billboard Hot 100 is not Elvis, Michael Jackson, or The Beatles. It's the cast of Glee, reports the AP, which is an amazing achievement considering the act first appeared on the charts only 18 months ago. In that time, Glee has achieved the record of having more songs on the 52-year old Billboard chart in history -- a total of 113 hit songs. Glee debuted six new songs on the chart this week alone, pulling five songs ahead of Elvis Presley, who had 108 hit songs.
  • Discovery Pulls Michael Jackson Autopsy Special

    01/03/2011 2:00:04 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 32 replies
    RTTNews ^ | 1/3/2011 2:46 PM ET | RTT
    The U.K.'s Discovery Channel has reportedly pulled its upcoming documentary Michael Jackson's Autopsy: What Really Killed Michael Jackson. The move comes after complaints from the singer's estate and a public outcry from fans. According to a new report from nymag.com, the network yanked the special out of respect for the trial of Jackson's physician Dr. Conrad Murray. "Given the commencement of legal proceedings beginning next week, and at the request of Jackson's estate, the broadcast of the medical documentary has been postponed indefinitely," network reps said in an official statement. Earlier this month, reps from Jackson's estate submitted a heated...
  • Michael Jackson The Experience gets vuvuzela'd

    12/06/2010 12:18:28 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 11 replies
    Top News ^ | 12/06/2010 | Lance Rake
    According to a Eurogamer report, game publisher Ubisoft has implemented a novel security measure - which largely involves the use of the South African vuvuzela horn - in its forthcoming Nintendo DS game "Michael Jackson: The Experience." Going by the report, the continuous buzzing of vuvuzela horns - which became immensely popular during this summer's World Cup - will virtually drown Michael Jackson's cult tunes for people who try to play the hacked version of the game via a downloadable ROM. In addition, as part of its anti-piracy measures, Ubisoft has removed the on-screen prompts on illegally downloaded ROMs of...
  • Winfrey lands former President Bush, Jackson's parents (Bad Idea GW!)

    10/22/2010 2:40:29 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 23 replies · 1+ views
    MSN ^ | Oct. 22, 2010, 11:30 AM EST | Unknown
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush and Michael Jackson's parents are among the big names "The Oprah Winfrey Show" has booked for the November ratings sweeps.
  • Jackson 'had Nazi film collection'

    07/25/2010 1:55:03 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 22 replies · 2+ views
    digitalspy.co.uk ^ | July 25 2010 | Daniel Sperling
    Michael Jackson was allegedly a huge fan of movies featuring Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. According to Jackson's distributor Norman Scherer, the Thriller legend's ideal night in involved a documentary about the Third Reich followed up by a Judy Garland film. Scherer told the New York Post that Jackson had built up a "really good collection" by the time of his death, with titles such as "Nazis - Of Pure Blood, Oasis Of The Zombies" and Hitler's Children". He also claimed that Jackson was a keen viewer of Garland TV specials and dramas depicting troubled boys in dysfunctional families.
  • NAACP Wants to Make Neverland a State Park

    07/17/2010 2:06:45 PM PDT · by STONEWALLS · 40 replies · 5+ views
    FOX News ^ | Published July 17, 2010 | FoxNews.com
    The NACCP, which captured national attention this week by formally condemning the "racist elements" in the Tea Party, is now supporting a California state lawmaker's proposal to turn the former home of the King of Pop into a state park. Assemblyman Mike Davis said this week that California NAACP president Alice Huffman and others approached him with the idea of the state Department of Parks and Recreation taking over the Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara County. The Los Angeles legislator said the idea is worth studying and that fans from around the world would visit Michael Jackson's former estate. Huffman,...
  • NAACP moves to make Neverland a state park

    07/14/2010 10:05:20 AM PDT · by Mojave · 58 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | July 13, 2010 | Torey Van Oot
    As home to pop legend Michael Jackson, Neverland Ranch housed a working locomotive, a Ferris wheel and other amusement park rides, a 10,000-volume library and a zoo. But could the opulent Santa Barbara County estate become home to California's newest state park? A resolution is in the works to order state parks officials to study converting the roughly 2,600-acre property into a state park. The state NAACP is backing the idea, and a lawmaker has signaled he is on board to carry the legislation. "I think Michael's history is world history and I think it would become the No. 1...
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Friday, July 2, 2010

    07/02/2010 8:23:57 AM PDT · by IMissPresidentReagan · 111 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | 07/02/2010 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and hes not retiring until every American agrees with him, do NOT doubt him, with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name...
  • Thousands Of Czechs Oppose Michael Jackson Statue

    06/29/2010 10:41:26 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    ap ^ | Jun 29, 2010 10:02 am US/Pacific
    Thousands of Czechs are protesting plans to place a Michael Jackson statue in Prague. A group of fans plans to erect a 6-foot column with a bronze bust of the King of Pop in Letna Park, where Jackson held a concert in 1996. They want to unveil it Aug. 29 to mark Jackson's 52nd birthday. City authorities have approved the project. By Tuesday, more than 2,000 people had joined a Facebook protest claiming it makes no sense to put the statue in the park because Jackson had no connection with the Czech Republic.
  • One Year After Michael Jackson's Death - A Biblical Perspective

    06/25/2010 4:44:17 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 6 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen Blog ^ | 6/25/10 | DJP I.F.
    One Year After the passing on of Michael Jackson the world takes note of a pop stars life and worldly achievements. Great achievements and worldly success bring absolutely no merit or redemptive qualities in light of our fallen humanity (Romans 3:23; Ephesians 2:8-9). The absolute bankruptcy of humanity dictates its greatest need for the righteous perfection demanded by our Divine Creator - Almighty God. Selah! The humanly moral standards of the Music industry, Hollywood and the rest of world do not match up to the the Eternal standard of Almighty God and His Son, The Lord Jesus (Isaiah 53:6, Roms....
  • The freak of the week

    06/21/2010 2:55:08 AM PDT · by Scanian · 3 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 21, 2010 | Andrea Peyser
    Put on your black burqa and hide the kids. The madness has begun. The world this week is in the grips of mass psychosis. From California to New York and all the way to Bahrain, folks are engaged in publicly mourning a man who was not a great thinker, leader or humanitarian. Friday marks the first anniversary of the death of a weird, emaciated and nearly broke entertainer, who died as ugly as he lived -- drugged into oblivion while dreaming of attractive young males. It's been one year since Michael Jackson, the most celebrated freak ever to surgically alter...
  • Michael Jackson estate teams with Cirque du Soleil

    04/21/2010 12:40:16 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 7 replies · 146+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 21, 2010 | Randy Lewis
    Michael Jackson's estate and Cirque du Soleil will collaborate on a series of projects designed to extend the late pop star's legacy across several media, chief among them a reality TV show tied to a concert-style touring production and a permanent show in Las Vegas akin to existing Cirque productions built around the music of the Beatles and Elvis Presley. The parties say that the collaboration recognizes Jackson's longtime fascination with Cirque's signature blend of music, dance and theatrical spectacle. "We went to the very first Cirque du Soleil tent show opening in Santa Monica," John Branca, co-executor of Jackson's...
  • Jackson impersonator charged in molestation case

    04/17/2010 9:46:51 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies · 604+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 16, 2010
    DETROIT (AP) - A 22-year-old Michael Jackson impersonator and local entertainment promoter has been jailed on charges of molesting an 11-year-old Michigan boy. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says in a release Friday that Ricardo West of Allen Park has been charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct, using a computer to commit a crime and accosting children for immoral purposes.
  • Michael Jackson's heart was restarted after he suffered cardiac arrest

    03/29/2010 12:46:20 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 15 replies · 722+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | March 30, 2010 | Herald Sun
    MICHAEL Jackson was almost brought back from the dead. Battling medics managed to restart his heart an hour after he "flat-lined" following a cardiac arrest last June, the News of the World reported yesterday. Hospital doctors triggered a weak pulse for 10 minutes but it could not be sustained. The development emerged in a lawsuit filed by the pop superstar's father Joe against Conrad Murray, Jackson's doctor. Dr Murray has been charged with involuntary manslaughter over Jackson's death. Joe Jackson's detailed 13-page document claims Dr Murray caused his son's death by giving him drugs and not getting him to hospital...
  • Social services probe claims youngest Jackson child Blanket was threatened with stun-gun

    03/04/2010 9:33:17 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 11 replies · 450+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 03rd March 2010 | Paul Thompson
    Social workers have launched an investigation over claims Michael Jackson's youngest son was threatened with a stun-gun by one of his cousins. Officials opened a child protection file on the family after a 300,000-volt weapon was removed from the home where the late singer's three children live with their 80-year-old grandmother. Jackson's eight-year-old son Blanket was allegedly chased by his 13-year-old cousin Jaafar - the son of Michael's brother Jermaine - with the gun before being stopped by security guards.
  • Autopsy: Jackson had vitiligo, wore wig

    02/09/2010 2:32:16 PM PST · by Justaham · 34 replies · 2,183+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2-9-10
    Singer weighed 136 pounds at death, had tattoos near brows, lips. LOS ANGELES - Michael Jackson's full autopsy report was released following the filing of involuntary manslaughter charges on Monday against the singer's personal doctor. Following are some notable or new highlights of the Los Angeles County Coroner's report into Jackson's June 25 death. --Jackson died of "acute propofol intoxication" administered at a level equivalent to that used during anesthesia for "major surgery". A consultant anesthesiologist said there were "no reports of its use in insomnia relief." --None of the recommended monitoring, precision dosing or resuscitation equipment was present in...