Joe Jackson and Reverend Al Sharpton held a press conference to talk about Michael Jackson's sudden death, custody of his 3 children, his last Will and the funeral plans late yesterday. The conference took place outside the Jackson's home in Encino California. Joe announced that he and his wife Katherine Jackson have custody of Michael's children Prince, Paris and Blanket and they will make sure the kids are happy and taken care of. Joe said the kids biological mom Debbie Rowe has nothing to do with the kids at all. He also confirmed that the 2nd autopsy report has not been released yet and he said that they are still planning Michael's funeral and that it will be open to the public. Watch part of the conference below:
Michael Jackson29 August 1958, Gary, Indiana, USA
King Of Pop, MJ, The Gloved One, Wacko Jacko, Jacko
Lisa Marie Presley, Brooke Shields, Deborah "Debbie" Rowe
Michael Jackson, died 25 June 2009 in Los Angeles, was a legendary singer, performance artist and songwriter. He started his career as a child in The Jackson Five together with his brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon. Michael Jackson 9 brothers and sisters in total. Two of his sisters Janet Jackson and La Toya Jackson are both famous artists in their own right.
Michael Jackson's album Thriller (1982) has sold more than 100 million copies and is the world's best-selling record of all time. The King of Pop has also had 13 number one singles in his solo career. The cost for producing his video "Scream" was over 7 million dollars, a world record so far and the music video "Ghosts" is 35 minutes long, also a record. Jackson was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame twice, once as a solo artist and once with The Jackson Five.
Jackson was married to Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley (1994-1996) and to Deborah "Debbie" Rowe (1996-1999) with whom he has children Prince Michael and
Paris Katherine. Michael Jackson also has a second son, Prince Michael II, who is called
Blanket. It's not known who the mother is, but MJ claimed that he was the biological father of all his children. Actor Macaulay Culkin is the godfather to the two eldest children.
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Tuesday 1:15 PM, 30/06/2009
Tuesday 8:35 AM, 30/06/2009
There is a terrible rumour going around about the state of Michael's Jackson's body at the time of his death! The Sun reports that Micheal's body was skeleton thin, that he was almost completely bald, that his body was covered in needle marks and that his stomach had nothing except pills in it at the time of his death! We are glad to say that this report is a fake and that the LA autopsy authorities have announced that most of the things that The Sun published are completely false! (Source: TMZ)
Monday 3:54 PM, 29/06/2009
The famous UK rock Festival, Glastonbury, happened this past weekend and all the hottest performers and socialites were there! Lady Gaga, Lily Allen and even Pete Doherty sang on stage in some crazy outfits and fashionistas like Peaches Geldof, her sister Pixie Geldof and their fellow rock princess Elizabeth Jagger all wore their own creative version of the Glastonbury Festival essential: The Wellington Boot! Here they all are.
Monday 8:38 AM, 29/06/2009
Just days after Michael Jackson's death, his father Joe Jackson appeared at the BET Awards where Michael's memory was being honoured. Joe was interviewed by CNN on the red carpet where he said he was sad people didn't recognise Michael while he was still alive. "Right now, he's bigger than ever. But I wish he was here to see all this, to hear all this." Watch the entire interview below:
Monday 12:07 AM, 29/06/2009
The same day as Farah Fawcett and Michael Jackson died a rumor surfaced saying actor Jeff Goldblum had died too. We can confirm that the rumor is completely untrue and as you can see Jeff is alive and kickin'! The actor signed autographs outside a Hollywood restaurant the other day and didn't seem too bothered about the false rumor! (Inquisitr)
Sunday 10:49 AM, 28/06/2009
What really happened when Michael Jackson died? A second autopsy has no been completed at the request of Jackson's family as the family are reportedly feeling frustrated and want to know exactly what happened the day Michael died. Questions have been raised as to the involvement of Michael's privat physician who was there at the time and the Jacksons are hoping that a second autopsy will give them the answers they want. (Source: L.A. NOW)