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Michael Jackson Burial Postponed, Daddy Says

8/20/2009 3:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's burial is being postponed two days, according to his dad.

 Joe Jackson & Michael Jackson

Joe Jackson tells TMZ the burial has been pushed to August 31, because there are things the family needs to get in order before Michael is laid to rest.

Jackson was scheduled to be buried on August 29, what would have been his 51st birthday.

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Paparazzo@frog.cc    

They should embalm MJ's body under glass like Mao or Lenin for everyone to see.

1837 days ago
62.

fariha hayat    

i am so glad they aren't burying him on his birthday, that day should be all about him entering this world and should not be sad.

he deserves peace, but his fans also deserve to be able to visit his grave and say goodbye, that's what he would have wanted

1837 days ago
63.

Yolanda Nixon    

This crap is getting really old! I'm sick of THE JACKSON clan! Enough already.

1837 days ago
64.

Michael Jackson    

Michael Jackson...Wasn't he a basketball player???

1837 days ago
65.

shaqtastic    

They've had 2 months to get things in order, this is getting ridiculous. The kids need a place where they can visit their daddy and Michael needs to finally rest in peace. It's a travesty...he's still in a freezer.

1837 days ago
66.

Peggy Armelin    

How awful. The disrespect continues even in death. What is the peoblem that you can't bury a dead body ? There should be a law against this!!!

1837 days ago
67.

Loulou    

Well said,49!

1837 days ago
68.

Glendetta    

Are you catching on yet?:)

1837 days ago
69.

Mikey    

They're still trying to figure out how to make money from his frozen body.

1837 days ago
70.

Michael Jackson    

I say bury him on Halloween. Considering that fright mask of a face he had, nothing could be more appropriate.

1837 days ago
71.

LakersFan    

Being buried at the same place as Walt Disney...Michael will be happy with this. Michael was amazed with the imagination of Walt and admired him greatly as do I.

1837 days ago
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ME    

Michael Jackson's brothers to appear on reality show; series to show them grappling with his death
By Nicole Lyn Pesce
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 12:07 PM


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The Jackson Brothers, from l., Randy, Marlon, Jackie, Jermaine and Tito, accompany their younger brother Michael's casket into the memorial service at the Staples Center on July 7, 2009.

Take our PollThe Jackson brothers reality show
Will you watch a reality TV show about Michael Jackson's older brothers?


No - even though the project began before Michael's death, it seems exploitative.

Yes - they grew up on TV, and I'm curious about them.
Not sure.

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A&E plans to air a Jackson family reality series that will show the late King of Pop's brothers grappling with his sudden death.

Sources told The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday that Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon had previously filmed an hour-long pilot before Michael's death, and planned to include a climactic reunion with The Gloved One.

But their younger brother never signed on to do it, and passed before they could change his mind.

Insiders say that A&E is moving forward with more episodes that show the Jacksons coping with Michael's death and handling the day-to-day struggles in their own lives.

A deal for the series hasn't been fully ironed out, but the original agreement was for a pilot with provisions for a series, so the show will go on.

The one-hour pilot will air on A&E within the month, likely with a reference at the end that Michael passed away, followed by segments that will be shaped into either 30 or 60-minute episodes.

Danny O'Donovan, who has managed the Jacksons since they left Motown in the late 70s, brokered the TV deal.



1837 days ago
73.

Monica    

Damn lust let MJ rest in peace there is no more to be done

1837 days ago
74.

pam    

Crap family, cares nothing about him...only MONEY.

1837 days ago
75.

Camilla    

WOW!!!!! AT LEAST ONE GOOD NOTICE!!! THANK GOD HE'S NOT GOING TO BURIED ON HIS BIRTHDAY!!!! I WAS VERY SAD, NOW I'M BETTER, BECAUSE I DON'T WANNA FEEL BLUE ON HIS BIRTHDAY, IT IS A WONDERFUL DAY. PEOPLE AROUND HIM SHOULD REMEMBER HIM OF GOOD THINGS, ESPECIALLY ON HIS B-DAY. NOT REMEMBER OF HIM BEING BURIED.
MICHAEL, PLEASE, TELL ME YOU ARE ALIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOVE U

CHEERS FROM BRAZIL

1837 days ago
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