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Jacko's Thriller 'Date' Sues

Michael Stiffed Me!

5/5/2009 3:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The chick who starred as Michael Jackson's female date in the "Thriller" video is suing Jacko and his production company -- claiming she hasn't been paid royalties from the legendary video.


We spoke to Ola Ray's attorney, who tells us the former Playboy Playmate is suing for breach of contract because she claims she never got her cut of the "Thriller" profits.

We're told Ola's not sure exactly how much she's owed -- her accountants will figure that out.


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love the "B---h Pleaze" comment

Sorry she was not contractually entitled to profits/royalties.
Anyone could have done her part. She should be happy she got the part. Not that good looking.

Gold digger. Go get another job.

1932 days ago


WTF ! i have one thing to say on this one as Snoop Dogg would say "B---h Pleaze" got up off ya GD knees ya shouldna been f-----n wit them keys open ya eyez and nose and smell the breeze. you aint gonna get no cheeze!!!!

1956 days ago


She's just NOW suing over this? There's something fishy in that...that was made back in the 80's well over 20 years ago and she's just NOW doing this?!!

1995 days ago

tippy katz    

huh... how's she going to live on $12 a year, anyway?

1995 days ago


And she is just now figuring this out... How long ago was that???

1995 days ago


hey idiots...royalties come every year...and if pedophile mike didnt pay her...then hes a losing idiot

1995 days ago


its a bit late in the day, she should have been a young boy and then he would have paid out pronto!!

1995 days ago

fred smilek    

yes we all know he does not care to pay his bills. What I do not understand why did she wait 12 years to figure it out? so dumn

1995 days ago


She probably didn't remember because she did a lot of drugs back then. Don't know if she still does but I thought this was already settled.

1995 days ago


WTF??? after all these dam years, wow... recession hittin' everybody i

1995 days ago


Very dumb to wait this long..

1995 days ago


I remember hearing years ago she died from a drug overdose............hmmmmmm......someone get her DNA, quick....or just pay her the $12.00 so she can get over herself!

1995 days ago


I think it is odd that she waited so long... isn't there a statute of limitations? Maybe she is broke and just thought she could take avantage of him... we are all opportunists...

Kenny darter, What "themes" are in the background? I am curious.

1995 days ago


If I recall, the "Thriller" video was shot back in 1983, maybe 1984??? -- at least 25 years ago! Now, I'm not a fan of the freak named Michael Jackson, but it looks to me like Ms. Ray isn't doing too well financially and is trying to hustle a buck any way she can. After all, it's been literally decades since she's been able to use her Playboy "spread" (no pun intended lol) to make a little bank. At this point, her main source of income is probably making appearances at Playmate conventions selling her autograph for $10 a pop. Hef put her, along with the other aging Playmate has-beens, out to pasture a long, long, time ago. She likely can't even get into the mansion these days.

1995 days ago


Let's see, thriller came out when I was born, I'm now 26 years old, that's how friggin long it took this woman to figure out she wasn't getting paid?? Whatever, just another low-life jumping on the bandwagon.

1995 days ago
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