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Michael's Estate May Turn Around

6/27/2009 9:56 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

It's the ultimate irony -- Michael Jackson's death could make his struggling estate flush with cash.

It's simple math. Jackson spent millions of dollars every year. He was paying $100,000 a month just for renting the Holmby Hills house.

We're told the bottom line could get significantly better and quickly.

That brings up an obvious point -- with significant child support on the line, there's even more of an incentive for Debbie Rowe to fight for custody. If she does, there will be an epic fight between Rowe and Katherine Jackson.

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61.

SexxyT    

The best interest of the children is what we should have in mind. I cannot comment on the Jackson family because I do not know them. All of our accounts of Joe Jackson is depicted from the movie of the Jackson 5, the rumors Latoya once announced about him molesting them, and Michael's and Janet's statements saying they were not exactly close with their father. As a mother, I would NEVER give up parental rights of my child to any man, broke or wealthy so that says a lot about the mother Debbie Rowe as well. It does not matter if this is what Michael Jackson wanted, she made the choice to go along with it and that would have never happened if she did indeed want to be in those kids lives. Any Judge would have granted her the right to see those kids if she would have tried. I do not think she should get the kids at all, maybe visitation but full custody, HELL NO. And all this gossip sites are just making up information, they can never give you a notable source. I think the kids should go with someone who has their best interest at heart, not someone trying to get rich at their expense, someone who has the time and the desire to be GOOD PARENTS. And as far as molestation, I can't say whether Mike did it or not, but if he did God will be the judge. And I'm sure these kids will be questioned once they are with whomever they will be placed with.

1923 days ago
62.

KP    

I wouldn't be surprised at all if MJ's estate becomes flush with cash posthumously. This reminds me of Elvis Presley's situation when he died almost broke; the Presley Estate was worth $700 million when Lisa sold 85% of the rights to Elvis' music to CKX Inc. 4 years ago. MJ's children will be well taken care of.

1923 days ago
63.

shelly    

It will turn around because everyone is cashing in on his name. His overall value has shot up to astronomical porportions. People are on a buying frenzy to own anything that is vintage Michael Jackson. Here we are in a bad recession, the state of California is ready to shut down, and people are going out of minds spending money to buy items with a dead man's picture or name on it.

1923 days ago
64.

bajans    

Michael Jackson was not castrated. I always thought when his voice did not change that he had undergone hormone treatment with estrogen. That is the most logical explanation. I was waiting for him to take a back seat on the lead while his voice cracked but it never happened. I have always told my friends that I suspected he has treatments. I feel sorry for him. I do not think he was a paedophile. He loved kids because he had no childhood and never grew up. He probably related to them better than to adults.

1923 days ago
65.

Margarita Quervo    

SAD ALL AROUND , I JUST FEEL SO BAD FOR HIS KIDS.

1923 days ago
66.

Marc    

Michael Jackson's mom and father should NOT raise those children. They screwed up all of their own children.

1923 days ago
67.

Canadian Girl    

Michael Jackson is/was a musical genius. It is really too bad and sad that we only seem to really appreciate people when they are gone. It would have been so nice for him to have known how much he meant to all of us. We will be dancing and singing to his music for generations to come.
And for those people who believe he was not the biological father to those kids because they are too white, don't know that a white person and a colored person can have all white and blue eyed children.Whether he is or he isn't the biological father, he has been the only parent they have ever known, and now those kids have no father. Very sad indeed. I hope that Debbie Rowe doesn't get them as she would only do it for the money and would she take the youngest...If the kids get separated that would be terrible.....

Let's please remember Michael Jackson for the true King of Pop that he was and forget all the other B.S. that the media shoved down our throats about his eccentricities. You may have turned out pretty weird if you had lived his life.

Aren't all Geniuses bizarre anyhow?????????????

R.I.P. Dear Micheal.

Our condolences go out to the family, friends and his children.

1922 days ago
68.

fdr    

amazing ...Romper Room contradicting yourself all in one breath 'It couldn't be more confusing for white children to be raised as if they are black children' and then 'If you're a white person - great! If you're a black person - great! it doesn't matter what your skin color is in this day and age. We all look at the person someone is, not the color of their skin'
lmao!(with distaste) Romper Room....Romper Room...what a wuss!

1922 days ago
69.

janice    

Elvis was almost broke until his death, his estate makes more money now than it did when he was alive! Debbie Rowe should not even be allowed to see those kids, she sold them and herself, and has never visited them1 She gave up her rights a long time ago!@!

1922 days ago
70.

SaveTheChildren    

It's good for the entire world that Jackson is finally dead. He was a constant reminder that pop idols can get away with destroying the lives of children. Now, after all is said and done, there are three children who were purchased as sex slaves who have no where to go except to the home of a slut (Debbie Rowe) who sold the children as sex slaves to a known pedophile or to the home of a man (Joe Jackson) who abused his own children throughout all of their yourger lives and a woman (Katherine Jackson) who allowed it to happen. The children should become wards of the state and every single penny coming from the sale of Michael Jackson's estate, memoribilia and all future sales of records, videos, etc...should go directly to the state for the care and education of the three children. That is to say, neither the slut (Debbie Rowe) or the two abusive parents (Joe and Katherine Jackson) should be allowed custody as it is NOT the children they want and it is NOT the children they are concerned about. It's the money that comes with getting custody of the children that they really want.

1922 days ago
71.

PLATINUM123    

wHY IS THE MEDIA MAKING SO MONSTEROUS. YOU GUYS ARE ARE SELLING TO THE PUBLIC WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE DEBBIE ROWE DO. NOW THAT MICHAEL IS OUT OF THE PICTURE, WHY DON'T YOU GET INTO A LEGAL BATTLE WITH THE JACKSON'S FAMILY OVER YOUR CHILDREN.
SHE ALREADY GAVE UP HER RIGHTS AND GOT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS. LEAVE HER A LONE LET SHE WORK OUT WITH THE JACKSONS A MUTUAL AGREEMENT IF SHE WISHES TO AND STOP SELLING WHAT IS NOT THERE.

1921 days ago
72.

Ngoz Nwankwo    

I dont know why anybody will want to give Debbie those children after saying that she does not need them, they are not dogs neither are they horses., Or what is she looking for money as usual, she sold her womb and it was bought by the hero so whats is she up to.

1917 days ago
73.

Anonymous    

Debbie Rowe is their mother and the children should be with her. The others are too busy fighting over Neverland, burial, memorabilia, recordings, videos, new business ventures, wills, and future potential income from MJ's holdings. These people have always been about seeking money and self-promotion. By the time the courts, lawyers, businessmen and others fight over these things there will not be anything for anyone to bicker over. Time estimates over court issues claim it will take decades to clear these concerns up. The Jackson family has a history of abuse, drug use, financial problems and turmoil. Even now, they are soliciting the public and taxpayers to subsidize the public memorial in California.
Debbie Rowe is their mother, a health care professional and a businesswoman who has lived for several years quietly in her home. She is younger and better able to keep up with her own children. The children need the stable, sane environment of their Mother's household not a media circus.

1908 days ago
74.

Becca    

I totally agree with post #95!
Can someone show me pictures of the three children with
Katherine Jackson PRIOR to MJ's death?
Or with the other family members for that matter?
Jermaine Jackson is enjoying his comeback!
Why haven't they BURIED their "loved" one?
Janet, you seem to be "normal", can you possibly be the
one that helps?

1894 days ago
75.

MANIA    

debbe has no right to Michael's kids!!! she is not the biological mother to his kids, this fat cow was just a vessel nothing else!!! If Michael had wanted her to be gurded to his precious kids he(Michael) would have said something in his will but he didn't!! He didn't want her to be around the kids!!! Once he said that she (fat creature) was unstable to see his kids! she should stay away from them, they(kids) don't know this woman at all, they haven't got any feeling towards her so woman leave Michael kids alone, Michael paid you a lot of money for your service so beat it! if your want more money why don't you find a job and earn it!!!What a greedy jew she is!!!! what a guts she has to show up at The Jackson stairs!!!

1519 days ago
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