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Dies

6/25/2009 6:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

mj-dies-1We've just learned Michael Jackson has died. He was 50. 

Michael suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this afternoon at his Holmby Hills home and paramedics were unable to revive him. We're told when paramedics arrived Jackson had no pulse and they never got a pulse back.

A source tells us Jackson was dead when paramedics arrived. A cardiologist at UCLA tells TMZ Jackson died of cardiac arrest.

Once at the hospital, the staff tried to resuscitate him but he was completely unresponsive.

A source inside the hospital told us there was "absolute chaos" after Jackson arrived. People who were with the singer were screaming, "You've got to save him! You've got to save him!"

We're told one of the staff members at Jackson's home called 911.

La Toya ran in the hospital sobbing after Jackson was pronounced dead.

Michael is survived by three children: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince "Blanket" Michael Jackson II.

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106.

Hichem    

Thank you Michael
rest in peace

1853 days ago
107.

Just Facts    

By LYNN ELBER, Associated Press Writer Lynn Elber, Associated Press Writer – 7 mins ago
LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson was with a cardiologist when he collapsed at his rented home in Los Angles and a person with knowledge of the situation says he appeared to have had a heart attack.

The person was not authorized to speak on the matter and requested anonymity.

Police earlier today seized the car of Dr. Conrad Murray, a cardiologist who practices in California, Nevada and Texas, who was with Jackson at his home. Police said they believed the car may contain drugs or other evidence.

Only a coroner can declare a cause of death. The Los Angeles County coroner's office, which had scheduled an autopsy for Friday, was planning a news conference later Friday afternoon.

1853 days ago
108.

MR    

love you Michael RIP

1853 days ago
109.

NM2S    

This is shocking and so horribly sad..I feel so much sympathy for his family and friends..to have someone leave you in a blink of an eye is devastating no goodbye's, no I love you's, no I'm sorry, no I forgive you...All of you bashing him for the allegations of molestation are hypocrites, as you know neither you or anyone in your family is perfect! you are not GOD and should not pass judgement on anyone!! Even if you don't believe in GOD you should realize that the weak minded are quick to pass judgement just by pure speculation. I wouldn't put it past those parents telling their kids what to say. We will never know for sure what happened.Let's keep him alive in spirit as the gifted, and talented artist that he will ALWAYS be. Let his loved ones grieve and mourn in peace. You wouldn't want your family trying to defend YOUR honor once you DIE!My condolences to his family and friends.

1853 days ago
110.

Lillian    

I am still in major denial about Michael Jackson's death. As crazy as it sounds, I still have hope and await for the news networks to apologize that they had the wrong man. This is truly sad and unbelievable.

1853 days ago
111.

cangal41    

Brian Borowski, you suck. And all you hate mongers talking about HELL, perhaps you should take a good look at yourselves and see that you may be the one to end up in hell for speaking ill of the dead. I pity you people who can't even muster any compassion for someone who died so suddenly and so young. What kind of people are you, anyway? You don't have to like the guy, but you can at least show some compassion for him. Who are you to judge him?

1853 days ago
112.

Triad    

This night see the world without you, from the top.
But no night can stop your pop.

From Italy for Michael

1853 days ago
113.

cangal41    

Rump hump, you are pretty brave to speak bad of someone who can't even defend himself because he's dead. I have pity for you because you act so childish and immature. God bless your soul. You are going to need it.

1853 days ago
114.

H.K.B    

RIP Michael Jackson...The grestest entertainer the world will ever see, without him we would not have the Ushers and the Timberlakes. He paved the way for african americans to come mainstream on MTV. A true gift to the world and a sad end but I blame the people for his death. The people who tarnished his name over molestation charges, I hope now people will remember him for being the genius that he was

1853 days ago
115.

LG    

All i can say is ! less child molester in the world .. I am very upset with all the media attention given to this person .. He gets huge front page articles and even MSN gave him a huge spread and mean while Farrah Faucet who died as well got this small article on the bottom of there web site.. Where is the Justification in that ???

Michael was a man who had it all talent when it came to singing, dancing and at one time a excellent performer but im sorry HE IS A CHILD MOLESTER and to me that over shadows any and all things that he accomplished.. And to give a molester this much attention is so ridiculous........

LETS TALK ABOUT FARRAH AND LETS SEE SOME MORE COVERAGE ON HER AND THE STRENGTH SHE HAD IN ENJURING ALL THE YEARS OF TREATMENTS

ENUF ABOUT THS MJ THANK GOD HE IS GONE

1853 days ago
116.

mike schroader    

Michael Jackson was the man who started and perfected the art of dancing and singing in the music video industries. his music made him the elvis of pop and an unforgetable icon that will never be forgoten he is and was the best ever. R.I.P. Michael you were the king of your art

1853 days ago
117.

A Humble Friend    

Prayers and Blessing to the Jackson Family! You have my deepest sympathy.
A Letter to Michael!
Michael you can rest in peace now that the turmoil is over. God has the glory in your life and deaf.
Thank You for listening! My fondest memory of you were when I was seven and you appeared on
the Ed Sullivan show, I remember everyone being so said because of the death of Martin Luther King and
President, J F Kennedy. Your music gave us leverage and hope at that time and for the future.
Also, Thank you and the Jackson's for coming to Cleveland, Ohio to participate in our parade on public
square in the 70's. Being in the fan club it was fun and that was when life was less complicated. I was one
of those kids chasing after your float which, won for most popularity.

1853 days ago
118.

MICHAEL JACKSON FAN NETWORK    

PRESS RELEASE FROM:

MICHAEL JACKSON FAN NETWORK

OFFICAL CAUSE OF DEATH FOR JACKSON *LATEST NEWS*


“The King of Pop is Silenced” Michael Jackson dies at the age of 50. Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center earlier Thursday after suffering cardiac arrest. TMZ reports Jackson was not breathing when paramedics arrived at his rented house and CPR was administered in the ambulance. He was brought to the hospital sometime around 12:30 PM PST. TMZ reports that Jackson’s autopsy has been expedited and will be performed by the L.A. County Coroner on Friday. Jackson was pronounced dead at UCLA Medical Center at 2:26 pm. TMZ also reports that Jackson was rehearsing for his upcoming tour at the Staples Center in L.A. last night. Sources have confirmed that backstage after this rehearsal that Jackson had downloaded the new single, “Jump The Shark”, by Sindicate Media artists, Deathmachine, from their MySpace webpage, www.myspace.com/deathmachineonline, into his iPod. As yet, unconfirmed sources have reported Jackson played the new “Jump The Shark” single on his iPod on Thursday at approximately 12:13 PM PST. At this time it is unclear if Deathmachine will accept responsibility for the death of the iconic “King of Pop”.

1853 days ago
119.

Fred    

Michael Jackson will be greatly missed, but his music will live on! Check out this tribute to him….awesome is all I can say. We’ll miss you Michael.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJ_hZ5nvHU4

1853 days ago
120.

rumphump    

cangalSTFU Just because you are a "Coalburner" is'nt reason enough to defend a wacked out adolsent romancer. Ewww

1853 days ago
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