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Michael Jackson's PR Flack -- She's That Good!

5/6/2009 5:57 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonWe just got our hands on the lawsuit filed by Raymone Bain, Michael Jackson's longtime publicist. This is the best ...she's suing for $44,000,000, plus attorney's fees.

What comes to mind immediately ... is Jacko's image so good it's worth 44 million clams? Just askin'...

In all fairness, Bain claims she ran every single aspect of Jackson's life ... which raises the question, shouldn't he be able to sue her?

Bain says she arranged his housing, paid his bills, ran his companies [into the ground?], saved him from foreclosure, and on and on.

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donnah    

well is he worth it? ask the concert promoters that arranged his 50 concerts in london. they were sold out within minutes.

1998 days ago
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Onoze    

"In all fairness, Bain claims she ran every single aspect of Jackson's life ... which raises the question, shouldn't he be able to sue her?"

Ha! And she did NOTHING beneficial for him, she was a leech like all the others. Her services weren't worth $1,000 let alone $44,000,000!!!

1998 days ago
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420 GIRL    

anyone remember when she left the team... she said something the didn't go well, do you remember what it was?

1998 days ago
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shutupandplayball    

Ummm, I was just thinking...ummm....bear with me...but here goes, if she paid his bills, why didn't she pay herself at the same time?

1998 days ago
5.

Jess    

Is this a divorce settlement? Or BLACKMAIL ?

1998 days ago
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caroline    

Our court-system has totally gone out of control.. that people are even allowed to sue for that amoun of money is outrageous! If she controled all of his buisness like payin his bills etc, that mean she had access to his money.. why didnt she pay herself right then?

TMZ asks if he is worh that amount of money?! Ha, you losers! The King of Pop is the worlds most famous man. He is global. And a very wealthy man. At his top, he had earned around $750 million. Michael Jackson co-owns the SONY/ATV music catalouge which contains around 700 000 songs from The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley and pretty much all the artist out there. Forbes estimated in 2006 that this earns him $80 million/year. Got that? He gets all that money without even have to do a thing. Michael Jackson owns his own music aswell, which is very rare of artists to do. He owns a lot of properties aswell and he still owns Neverland. He sold it to a company he co-owns. This is just a few things where Michael cahses in. He gets cash from a lot of other buisness aswell. And now he sold out 50 shows in London.. the shows will get him around $800 million, and I havent even included merchandise. So TMZ.. you ask if Michael Jackson is worth 44 million dollars? Well, you just got your anwer

1998 days ago
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bob    

Ya the 50 Concerts were sold out in hours, DAH,,,, TICKET SCALPERS ,THEN THEY SELL TO THE REAL FANS OF MICHAELs FOR HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS MORE THAN FACE VALUE, TICKET SCALPERS BEWARE

1998 days ago
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Carrys F.    

I think that's hilarious. It's not like any PR he's gotten in the last 15 years is positive. But, America today dictates that you can fail miserably at your job and still make millions.

1998 days ago
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Terri    

Ok, I have to admit I'm lost on this one. Why is she suing? Is she claiming she was never paid? On another thought, I wonder if Michael could buy himself a face transplant? Well they are doing them these days and you know what a freakazoid he is about that kinda stuff......just sayin

1998 days ago
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Now what now?    

If she paid his bills then she is the reason she has not been paid. Mike should sue her for neglecting to pay his bills properly.

1998 days ago
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Michael Jackson's Voice    

ummmmmmmmm yeaaaaaaaaaaa! She paid his bills?? Then exactly WHY were they trying to sell all his Neverland weird stuff?? Wasnt it because of Bills and Taxes... Um some one didnt do a good job in the first place... Hay LEACH go get a REAL job.. I hear Burger King is always hireing.. Leave M.J. alone!!

1998 days ago
12.

David    

The auction was not cancelled due to lack of interest, it was cancelled because Michael won a court battle to stop the auction so he could keep his belongings.

1998 days ago
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Paul    

CHILD RAPIST AND PEDOPHILE. He should have went to jail for what he did.

1998 days ago
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jaye    

Maybe she's like the Banks and just want a bailout; never mind that she probably created the mess. Jackson doesn't have 44 million. Good luck with that.

1998 days ago
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Tim Brown    

Wow enough about Michaelk Jackson. He is a freak why can't he be like Trey Noran who left the gay life and helps the homeless. All the money Michael had he could have done good not freaky stuff.

1998 days ago
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