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Michael Jackson needed tour money for house

Michael Jackson needed tour money for house

Jun 13 2013, 6:24am CDT | by

Michael Jackson needed the money from his This Is It shows to buy a house. The 'Thriller' hitmaker once had millions of dollars - generated by selling an estimated 200 million records in his...

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Michael Jackson needed tour money for house

Jun 13 2013, 6:24am CDT | by

Michael Jackson needed the money from his This Is It shows to buy a house.

The 'Thriller' hitmaker once had millions of dollars - generated by selling an estimated 200 million records in his unparalleled music career - but during the ongoing wrongful death lawsuit his family have brought against promoters AEG on Wednesday (12.06.13) it became apparent his fortunes were dwindling.

AEG executive, Randy Philips, told the court how the singer had planned his 50 date comeback residency in London, to make enough money to buy a home for him and his three children, Prince Michael, 16, Paris, 15, and Blanket, 11, as he was fed up of them "living like vagabonds."

Randy added he had an emotional meeting with Michael in 2008 where the singer insisted he was tired of shuttling from a rented house in Las Vegas, Nevada, to a hotel in Los Angeles, California.

When the pair met the next day, Michael then insisted he wanted to buy a 40,000 square-foot mansion costing a staggering $93 million, but didn't have the cash. After persuading him it would be a ridiculous decision to blow the money on the plush property, Randy said Michael eventually settled on renting the home where he eventually died, from acute Propofol intoxication, just days before his comeback was scheduled to start.

The Jackson family are suing AEG Live for hiring and not properly investigating Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for supplying and administering the medication which killed Michael in June 2009.

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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2 weeks ago

Janet Jackson Surfaces In Dubai For The First Time In A Year And A Half

Nov 4 2014 2:49pm CST | Source: Pink is the New Blog

On Hallowe’en Day we learned that Beyoncé dressed up as Janet Jackson circa the Rhythm Nation 1814 era (with Blue Ivy dressed as Beat It era Michael Jackson) and as if by some act of the gods, Janet herself made a rare public appearance that very same night a ...
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2 weeks ago

For The Stans: Beyonce Shares More Photos Of Hubby Hov As Jean-Michel Basquiat And Baby Blue As Michael Jackson On Halloween

Nov 4 2014 1:25pm CST | Source: Bossip.com

Look at wittle Blue Blue! Beyonce’s Halloween Photos After already sharing photos of her family looking ultra cultured for their Halloween festivities, Beyonce updated her Tumblr with more precious pics. As previously reported Baddie Bey dressed as Frida Kahlo for the occasion while Jay Z and Blue were both Jean-Michel Basquiat.   Later on Bey and Blue dressed up as a Rhythm Nation Janet and Michael Jackson…   and Blue posed for the camera while wearing her glittery gl ...
Source: Bossip.com   Full article at: Bossip.com
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Beyoncé's Releasing A Not-So-Secret Platinum Edition Box Set Of Her Epic Self-Titled Album! It's A Bey Hive Must-Have!

Nov 4 2014 9:41am CST | Source: Perez Hilton

We don't know if Beyoncé is really planning on dropping another secret album soon, but we do know about her not-so-secret one! [ Photos: Beyoncé & Blue Go As Janet & Michael Jackson For Halloween! ] On November 24th, Queen Bey will make your holiday dreams come true with the Beyoncé Platinum Edition Box Set! The collector's edition includes: -a CD version of the self-titled album, complete with photo booklet -a DVD featuring the music videos for all the albu ...
Source: Perez Hilton   Full article at: Perez Hilton
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Beyonce to Release Platinum Box Set, Two New Songs

Nov 4 2014 9:36am CST | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

About a year of shocking the music world by releasing an unannounced new album, Beyonce will NOT be repeating that awesome move in time for the 2014 holiday season. But the superstar will be re-releasing the self-titled album as a Platinum Edition Box Set. Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records have confirmed that the special CDs will feature two new tracks - “7/11″ and “Ring Off” - along with four remixes of previously released ...
Source: The Hollywood Gossip   Full article at: The Hollywood Gossip
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Beyonce isn’t doing a ‘surprise album,’ she’s dropping a surprise mega-box set

Nov 4 2014 8:40am CST | Source: Celebitchy.com

Here are some photos of Beyonce out and about last week, pretending like the baby bangs never happened. Beyonce’s wig situation is interesting, but I’ll save that conversation for another day. Soon after these photos were taken, Beyonce dressed up as Janet Jackson for Halloween. Blue Ivy was Michael Jackson, circa the Rhythm Nation era (God, I loved that era). Then Beyonce dressed up as a sad Frida Kahlo for a second Halloween party – go here to see some photos. There a ...
Source: Celebitchy.com   Full article at: Celebitchy.com
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Silencing The Victim? Michael Jackson Lawyers Ask Judge To Limit Questions About Anal Rape In Wade Robson Sex Abuse Lawsuit

Nov 3 2014 4:10pm CST | Source: Radar Online

Lawyers for Michael Jackson and Wade Robson will face off in a Los Angeles court Thursday, RadarOnline.com has learned, over what questions representatives for the late pop icon must answer about alleged sex activities between Jackson and Robson. Robson previously filed court documents asking the estate to admit that Jackson was guilty of “putting his hand over Robson’s clothed penis,” “putting his hand inside Wade Robson’s unde ...
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2 weeks ago

Watch Beyoncé, Jay Z And Blue Ivy Dance And Party At NYC's Halloween Parade

Nov 3 2014 2:08pm CST | Source: OKMagazine.com

The Carters braved the Halloween night madness to attend a party in the middle of New York City’s famed Halloween parade. PHOTOS: Bangs Begone! Beyoncé’s Most Hated Hairstyles Ever Beyoncé, Jay Z and Blue Ivy were spotted dancing and socializing at Charlie Bird in NYC’s West Village as thousands of parade-goers surrounded them. Bey was dressed as Frida Kahlo while Hov opted to go as Jean-Michel Basquiat. And the always adora ...
Source: OKMagazine.com   Full article at: OKMagazine.com
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Heidi Klum Takes Times Square by Storm as a Beautiful Butterfly + More of What You Missed on Instagram

Nov 3 2014 12:45pm CST | Source: Scandalist

View Photo Gallery Celebrities took Halloween to another level this year, sharing photos of their creative costumes on Instagram. Heidi Klum bugged out in a gorgeous butterfly costume while Kaley Cuoco went the funny route and spoofed on again, off again lovers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez with her husband Ryan Sweeting. Mother-daughter duo Beyoncé and Blue Ivy dressed as Janet and Michael ...
Source: Scandalist   Full article at: Scandalist
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Beyonce Had Not One But TWO Fabulous Costumes For Halloween! Bey's Frida Kahlo Look Will Leave You In Awe!

Nov 3 2014 9:47am CST | Source: PerezHilton

If you thought Beyoncé's Janet Jackson costume was to die for, you'll absolutely love her second look as the late painter Frida Kahlo. Last week, Bey channeled her inner Frida for an artist themed Halloween party at Charlie Bird in New York City. [ Related: Beyoncé & Blue Go As Janet & Michael Jackson For Halloween! ] Though Queen B didn't replicate Frida's famous unibrow, she did a ...
Source: PerezHilton   Full article at: PerezHilton
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Tardy For The Party: Lauryn Hill Shows Up 45 Minutes Late To Voodoo Festival In New Orleans Two Days In A Row!

Nov 3 2014 8:16am CST | Source: Bossip.com

Why do people keep booking her?? Lauryn Hill Shows Up 45 Minutes Late For Voodoo Festival In New Orleans Via Billboard reports: There were multiple roller-coaster rides at the Voodoo Fest in New Orleans on Saturday (Nov. 1), but none compared to the emotional ride that Lauryn Hill fans endured during the evening. The singer was 45 minutes late to her performance — twice. First, for her original performance and then, after bei ...
Source: Bossip.com   Full article at: Bossip.com
 

 

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