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Jackson Honchos Score $3 Mil

8/8/2009 2:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The special administrators of Michael Jackson's estate scored a big one -- reeling in $3 million from the company that issued a life insurance policy to M.J.



John Branca (above) and John McClain quietly cashed in the policy -- reports it was worth upwards of $20 million are simply not true. It was a $3 million payout. And here's why it was a swift move -- the coroner hasn't even released the autopsy report yet.

Some life insurance companies are hinky about paying out proceeds until the cause of death is known. Remember Heath Ledger's death, when the life insurance company wouldn't promptly fork over the $10 million because Heath allegedly lied about drug use on the application?

Somehow Branca and McClain convinced the insurance company to ante up with lightening speed -- and the estate is $3 million richer for it.

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61.

dirtyfolks    

60.Lmaoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo. They shuldve Put a poll up there. but dude on tha right would win wdf wiit his eye.

i mean Left* Lmao

1716 days ago
62.

GRouston    

Good job, these attorney seem to be legite. On the other side when we listen to so called friends and family, agents, security guards, cooks and the like all in denial about Jacksons drug use. I know it is tough to open your eyes when it comes to family or close friends about drug abuse but you may just be the catalyst that opens the door to recovery. many people will be silent because they too have a problem, some want the money, fame or drugs that go along with the silence and last but not least they are so insecure they don't want the abuser to shun them. This denial is analgous to standing by and watching someone being raped, tortured, run over by a vehicle and doing nothing, making up excuses as to why they stood mute and did nothing to justify their insecurity, their inability to take action from their fear. More people had better take a stand on this issue and others, remember if you dn't stand for something you will fall for anything. I keep heraing those close to his Jackson saying they knew nothing, he was in great health etc., they are clearly out of touch with reality. M.J. was not a bad person because he did drugs, was an addict, he has an addiction, was hooked ig time, had the money and fame to pull it off, isolated himself, paid off Doctors to keep quiet, shame on you. The lesson here is speak up, speak out, do something, forget about being liked or even believed, you just amy save a life.

1716 days ago
63.

stevebeagle    

John Branca must have the same plastic surgeon as the freak jackson,,looks like his face is melting too.

1716 days ago
64.

Sad    

MJ yesterday, today and forever!

1716 days ago
65.

Winsome Davis III    

Beware of men wearing white socks with black shoes.

1716 days ago
66.

doc murry    

are those before and after pics of mike alive and dead..which is which,,oh the humanity

1716 days ago
67.

Daphne    

Yikes! Yet another person writing an entire sermon all about somebody they didn't know personally and know absolutely nothing about. Yet they believe all of the obviously hinky media B.S., as if it's set in stone and came from on high. Stop the insanity!

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Posted at 7:23AM on Aug 8th 2009 by GRouston

1716 days ago
68.

doc murry    

MICHAEL JACKSON DID THE MOONWALK

1716 days ago
69.

HumanNature    

GREAT JOB TEAM BRANCA/MCCLAIN!!!!!! RIP MJ

SMILE

Smile, though your heart is aching
Smile, even though it's breaking
When there are clouds in the sky
You'll get by...
If you smile
With your fear and sorrow
Smile and maybe tomorrow
You'll find that life is still worthwhile if you'll just...
Light up your face with gladness
Hide every trace of sadness
Although a tear may be ever so near
That's the time you must keep on trying
Smile, what's the use of crying
You'll find that life is still worthwhile
If you'll just...
Smile, though your heart is aching
Smile, even though it's breaking
When there are clouds in the sky
You'll get by...
If you smile
Through your fear and sorrow
Smile and maybe tomorrow
You'll find that life is still worthwhile
If you'll just Smile...
That's the time you must keep on trying
Smile, what's the use of crying
You'll find that life is still worthwhile
If you'll just Smile

1716 days ago
70.

rob    

With this money coming in the ESTATE should pay back the ciy for the protecttion they had to put out the day of the funeral.

But, of course teh sum sucking lawyers are only looking sto stuff as much money as possible in thier pockets. Never mind about doing the right thing.

1716 days ago
71.

GrandmaDynamite    

WHO GIVES A FLYING FU*K!!!!!

1716 days ago
72.

Jim Seavers    

Wow, personally, I am surprised they paid up! Usually insurance companies worm their way out of making such payments!

RT
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1716 days ago
73.

frogpudding    

OK now,let's see.He got his brain back.He got a plot so they can bury him.What about his NOSE????? Did Jermain give him back his NOSE yet?????

1716 days ago
74.

michellefromAUS    

tmz take that pic down its not Mj its one of the doubles he used.and its a baaaaaad pic even if it was him you have nicer ones why put the expected "oh look MJ ruined his beatiful face and now he looks like a white transvestite" just so you know Mj we love you no matter what you looked like.Poor tortured Mj ...now having got that off my chest:P GO TEAM BRANCA MJ TRUSTED YOU MORE THAN HIS MOTHER DONT LET THEM GET THE MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1716 days ago
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http:russiaandstyle.blogspot.com    

A never ending story. Maybe the person was questionable, but his music was wasn´t ! .

Greetings from russia
your russiaandstye.blogspot.com team,

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