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Jackson Bros to Carry the Casket One More Time

8/18/2009 11:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

MIchael JacksonRandy Jackson just confirmed to TMZ that he and his brothers will serve as pallbearers at Michael Jackson's burial service.

Here's the message we just received straight from Randy -- " I will be there ... and yes the brothers will carry him from the hearse to the front of the mausoleum."

Randy, his brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon were the pallbearers at the Staples Center Memorial last month.

Now, the family is preparing for the private burial which is set to take place August 29 at Glendale Forest Lawn -- on what would have been Michael's 51st birthday.

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46.

Anna    

This is great news. Why are people so cynical? The family are probably those who cared for Michael the most, if he had stuck with them instead of all the shady characters he surrounded himself with, he might still be with us today. Rest in Peace, MJ! Condolences to his family and true friends...

1789 days ago
47.

ASHLEE    

MICHAEL VICK NEEDS TO GO BACK TO JAIL! HE IS A LOW LIFE PIECE OF TRASH!

1789 days ago
48.

raLU    

One thing I want to add, I wished there were a parade like when Princess Diana died, but I'm sure they're very scared of the croud and everything... It's sad. It's like nothing official and for the whole public has been made. He was the most famous person on earth.

Now all that is left to say is at last REST IN PEACE and we wait for the moment when we are yet to see you again in heaven!

1789 days ago
49.

LucyInTheSky    

34...
Posted at 2:24PM on Aug 18th 2009 by Della
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Re: Jermaine. So he could perform there.

Since the present location of Neverland will probably be nixed,
the move to Vegas is potentially in the works.

Since MJs plan of a "Wonderland" and Thriller Casinos in LasVegas was so conveniently and PERMANENTLY nixed, the push to move Neverland to Vegas has been on.

Do you need to wonder why or by whom?

1789 days ago
50.

what    

What a morbid bunch of fools he had for a family. For the rest of the childrens life they will look on Michaels Birthday with sadness. But the Greedy Jackson Clan want some more video of them carrying the coffin to sell. I just don't care any more. This Family is nuts. Won't be buying Jackson stuff. Will listen to what is available for free and what I have. Birth is the celebration of life and so should the Birthday be.

1789 days ago
51.

Della    

POt 50 Posted at 4:28PM on Aug 18th 2009 by zombiehunter
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Hey Zombie-

Know how we talk about Neverland?
Well I get the idea of Vegas.. but what about the land that Neverland sits on. We keep talking about it all begins and ends at Neverland. What about the land.
Or is that not important.
I haven't forgotten the rest.
I mean Barrack is gonna make money all around too. Just like the J's.

Oh, and by the way, I know why the doc hasn't called. He's been writing his speech!

1789 days ago
52.

mellow    

Jerm playing endless weeks in the thriller casino just inside the wonderland gates. Special.
I hope he has all the stuff that guy "lost" in his storage unit of MJ so he can have a museum too, maybe even a makeshift memorial spot with a replica of MJ resting place and a plexi block with actual dirt from his grave with a small speaker under it playing Jerms smile over and over again

1789 days ago
53.

mellow    

Really if they could have obtained the permits and figured out some miracle way to route traffic another way besides the 2way street Neverland is on it could have been a moneymaker for the family and the kids and the state of CA.
Massive MJ success on the very site they tried to destroy him at--sweet revenge even from the grave.

1789 days ago
54.

Hugh Jass    

I think it's irony that MJ has been in repose all this time in a freezer, as in The King of Popsicles!

I really do hope they make his interment a very private and quiet affair, just shunting him from a freezer at Forest Lawn to a mausoleum at Forest Lawn, because the last time we had a memorial for him it cost the City of LA a bundle out of pocket! Enough's enough...

1789 days ago
55.

DeeAnn    

Are they all going to dress up like the TEMPTATIONS and the SUPREMES again?

1789 days ago
56.

cindee    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL.....
Rest sweet angel, You'll live forever in my heart
and soul and everyone that loves you
You gave us so much and we gave so little...
I'm saddened that we won't be able to bring you
flowers and let you know that your not alone...
REST BEAUTIFUL ANGEL

1789 days ago
57.

mellow    

Hey Zombie-Know how we talk about Neverland?
Well I get the idea of Vegas.. but what about the land that Neverland sits on. We keep talking about it all begins and ends at Neverland. What about the land.


Well for what it is worth when buying land or even a home with land my real estate uncle is always saying check your rights...mineral rights...water rights etc. If you do not own all of that and anything of value is there (water *can* be valuable ) you could get screwed.

The other thing is how many acres is that and what is the area like? How many subdivisions could be made of Neverland?

1789 days ago
58.

susan    

Agreed.


25. ANOTHER DAY AT THE MJ CIRCUS. HE'S GONE, PERIOD. THE JACKSON'S KEEP YTHE CIRCUS GOING WITH THEIR ANTICS. THEY KEEP IT UP SO THE PUBLIC WILL CONTINUE TO SPEND MONEY ON ANYTHING THAT HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH MJ. THE FAMILY IS ONLY INTERESTED IN CONTINUING TO BLEED THE PUBLIC SO THEY CAN LINE THEIR POCKETS. ENOUGH ALREADY.

Posted at 1:48PM on Aug 18th 2009 by sensible grandma

1789 days ago
59.

donise121    

To Della #33: If Colony has an interest in "moving" Neverland to LasVegas it would be because they know that they will NEVER get the necessary approval to develop the current Neverland property to the extent that it could become something similar to Graceland.

I think they would hope that by "recreating" a Neverland at a location in Las Vegas, which is easily accessible, they could turn that into a Michael Jackson version of Graceland.

Personally, I think the best place for an MJ memorial/museum would be Gary, Indiana. There would be no competition with all of the other glitz like in Vegas and I suspect that the city would be glad to donate the required land. But nothing like that can be done anywhere without the approval of the executors of the MJ estate to gain rights to use his image and likeness for the project. I don't think that Katherine will ever approval any such project but the executors can without her approval.

1789 days ago
60.

susan    

Why would anyone stick someone for eternity in a place they would not live at for the last four years of their life because of such bad feelings for it? Money, fans own selfishness, without a concern for how the deceased felt about the place. That's the biggest slap in the face if you supposedly have any feelings for this man.



60. Really if they could have obtained the permits and figured out some miracle way to route traffic another way besides the 2way street Neverland is on it could have been a moneymaker for the family and the kids and the state of CA.
Massive MJ success on the very site they tried to destroy him at--sweet revenge even from the grave.

Posted at 4:49PM on Aug 18th 2009 by MJ fan

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