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Michael Jackson -- Burial Announced

8/18/2009 11:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson The spokesman for the Jackson family says Michael Jackson will be laid to rest at Holly Terrace in the Great Mausoleum at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Saturday, August 29 at 10 AM. That would have been Michael's 51st birthday.

The ceremony will be limited to family and close friends.

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76.

Why?????    

Why Murray walks free?????? What is going on???? Are they hoping that this whole thing just go away? Justice for Michael!!!Please, put some pressure on LAPD, what the F**K have they been doing all that time????

1836 days ago
77.

michellefromAUS    

are they serious? i could understand Katherine being a Jehovah that birthdays dont matter,so she wouldn't care if she buried her own son on his birthday,...but if it doesn't matter why that day? theres plenty of others aren't there? STRANGE!! and lets be honest too,first they said Mj was buried in july(brian oxfam the jackson family liar..uhh sorry lawyer everyone remember that?) then the family insider spokesperson said he was buried early august in a secret and anonymous grave...then joe said he was buried and now....HERE WE GO! again! what the hell is up?????????? lets face it we all hate the jacksons,its now clear that Michael was the only decent one among them,and kept himself and his kids distant from then,,gee anyone got an idea why?
to bury that precious son of yours katherine and joe..who SUPPORTED YOU FINANCIALLY FROM THE AGE OF 10! WAS USED BY HIS BROTHERS AND YOUR OPPORTUNISTIC SELVES..TO BURY THIS MAN WHO DESERVES THE BEST ON HIS BIRTHDAY IN FRONT OF HIS CHILDREN??????????????????????? HAVE YOU NO SHAME OR RESPECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO TO HELL YOU ARE EVIL

1836 days ago
78.

drew    

thank god , when are you guys going to bury this story .. I for one could care less .. get a life theres more to life then michael jackson . our real heroes are in iraq fighting for your freedom

1836 days ago
79.

mellow    

71. People continue to refer to Michael as the "FATHER" of the children. He is not the father of either of them, just the man that was raising them. James

Awe James
please define what a father is ......
does it simply equal sperm donor to you? that is very sad

1836 days ago
80.

Lori    

Waiting for burial until the autopsy was completed was an understandable decision. Perhaps someone can explain why they are now waiting until his birthday for burial. Does Mrs. Jackson feel that this is the day she gave birth to this precious soul and to return him in ceremony to
his next life has some meaning?
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Jehovah's Witnesses believe that it's evil to celebrate someone's birthday. The reason given for this is that the only birthday celebrated in the Bible was for an evil person, King Herod.

1836 days ago
81.

Wendy    

I can't believe they aren't taking into consideration his children! Imagine remembering the wonderful times of your father on his birthday but having the memories of his burial on the same day!!

1836 days ago
82.

Linda Mott    

It's about time. Etta James should come and sing, "At Last".

1836 days ago
83.

CRAZY IS AS CRAZY DOES    

#6 HE'S DEAD AND WASN'T GOING ANYWHERE...GEEZ!

1836 days ago
84.

mellow    

Jehovah's Witnesses believe that it's evil to celebrate someone's birthday. The reason given for this is that the only birthday celebrated in the Bible was for an evil person, King Herod. RIP CAT
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Good grief, before we have to click thru 10 pages (yet again and again) of what JW's believe refer to their own site. Much thanks from all reading here...

http://www.towerwatch.com/Witnesses/Beliefs/their_beliefs.htm

1836 days ago
85.

Cali MJ Fan    

Forest Lawn Glendale also is the resting place for Walt Disney, Sammy Davis Jr and other well known celebrities. This location always made more sense from the beginning than Hollywood Hills.

http://www.seeing-stars.com/buried2/forestlawnglendale.shtml

Full list:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forest_Lawn_Memorial_Park,_Glendale

1836 days ago
86.

mellow    

78. thank god , when are you guys going to bury this story .. I for one could care less .. get a life theres more to life then michael jackson . our real heroes are in iraq fighting for your freedom
by cfhristian

Then wtf are you doing here? Get on a send a box to a soldier forum or start a letter writing campaign in your kids school for the troops, donate money or time here http://www.homesforourtroops.org/site/PageServer
and GET THE FK OUT of our way of coping with reality, thank you very much and goodbye

1836 days ago
87.

Why?????    

What will probably happen is that Murray will hide behind the fact that some other drug, like Xanax was in MJ's system (the drug EVERYBODY uses) and will argue that it was a COMBINATION which killed MJ. BS!!!! What if the whole thing was premeditated? What if HE gave MJ Xanax day before, knowing that he will kill Michael with propofol hours later? Think about it! It is a perfect murder! What if he insisted MJ takes Xanax night before? Will we ever know? If you are smart you CAN come up with scenario like that. Too many players in this case...very suspicious.

1836 days ago
88.

mellow    

The spokesman for the Jackson family

does anyone know who this is? It would be nice to know exactly who speaks for them when ol'joe and Jerm warfare start up in the press about what is going to happen, what did happen etc. Does the official voice have a name?

1836 days ago
89.

Jerry Martin    

It's about bloody time! It must smell like hell in that box he's in. I bet parts are falling off him by now.

1836 days ago
90.

leylatn    

62. Is he being buried in the pedophile section or in the junkies' section?

Posted at 11:10AM on Aug 18th 2009 by Just asking

YOU ARE SUCH A RETARD!

1836 days ago
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