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Michael Jackson Burial Triples in Price

8/27/2009 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonThe Jackson family's decision to move Michael's burial from a Saturday to a Thursday is gonna cost some serious dough -- at least three times the original price!

According to the Glendale police, the cost for the weekend service would have ran about $50,000 -- 90% of which goes to police handling street closures, security and perimeter control.

But officials say the Jackson family will now have to fork over "at least triple the price" to contract the cops for a weekday burial.

As for the cemetery, we're told it will be on total lockdown -- with security patrolling from the ground and from the air. At least one police chopper will be keeping an eye from the sky.

And just to prove the cops mean business, Sergeant Tom Lorenz is warning uninvited fans, "Don't even try and come, because you won't even be able to see the green of the Forest Lawn."

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91.

Della    

90. della the way it looks is only you and the rest of the keystoners have a right to an opinion

Posted at 8:40AM on Aug 27th 2009 by ha
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Wrong.. I only pointed out that all are stating opinions.. and I also pointed out that Wanda said he paid women to have children when in fact it is not that uncomnon a practice. I also pointed out that Michael lived in a fishbowl and his life was not the American Dream.

For you to "label" me is your opinion. Which if you will note, I did not state you were either right or wrong. It is your opinion




1798 days ago
92.

colorful    

like "saddend" said..everybody has their own opinion and there is no need to be all rude because of that...
all i see is a money hungry family...who wanna keep each and every penny for their own..and there are no exceptions...the outcome out of this whole circus will be that people will always think back and this "funeral desaster"...they will always think bout that it was more important to the "family" to make money instead of layin his body to rest...the negativity when it comes to the jacksons wont go away...1000´s of fans already do boycott the vienna concert..how can they "celebrate the king of pops" life...when it comes across like..is just about a "quick $"...(excuse my english i wish u could explain myself better.)...hes not even burried yet after 2 MONTH!..bottom line is that the family dont give a damn about nothing...except the money...and that goes for all the jacksons...MY OPINION...and i RESPECT the opinion of others...dont matter they worse or good ones..





84. MJ did not want to go back to Neverland when he was alive. Why on earth do you think he would want to be there for eternity? It's YOU that is not respecting his wishes. This is the only thing that the family has done right is not trying to bury him there. If MJ wanted Neverland open to the fans, it was to charge them a ridiculous amount of money for admission, so he could make money from a place that he came to hate.


51. forest lawn is not the place for michael to be...its all about what the family wants...its not about what michael wanted...if he could decide...they talk about a expensiv funeral...what is expensiv for the jackson-clan???..to burry him on forest lawn is the cheapest way for the jackson to lay his body to rest...to rebuild neverland...would take money away from what they thinks..belong to them...this is all about money...michael wanted to open up neverland for the fans...he made that clear in a speach...so why not rebuild neverland to keep his legacy alive..??make it possible for the fans to show him respect and love..i dont think he wanted to be burried somewere were none of the real supporters (his fans) are be able to "visit" him...the fans were the only ones really loving him and a handful of other people..but they couldnt get close enough to him to safe his life..MJ´s mother said.."he never wanna to get back to neverland ever"..NO..the jacksons are money hungry..and forest lawn is the cheapest why to "put him in the ground"...its all about money..thats the sad part about it...



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93.

doc murry    

i am sorry i have seen the light i have wrapped my head in foil so that i am a chosen one,,its wasnt michaels fault for anything..the kids lied,,the bill collectors lied..the dr's lied..the police lied..his family lied.. it is not michael fault he is innocent he is innocent,,i am a robot i am a robot..over load overload..does not compute does not compute..waaah waaaaaah waaah boing..i am broken i am broken

1798 days ago
94.

Mary    

Corection: The services "would have RUN... not ran." Who hires you people?

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95.

Lori    

The first report of murder using propofol:

http://www.anesthesia-analgesia.org/cgi/content/full/108/4/1182?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=death+by+propofol&andorexactfulltext=and&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&sortspec=relevance&resourcetype=HWCIT
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Abstract:

A 24-yr-old woman was found dead in her home from apparent propofol "toxicity." Her blood level of propofol was 4.3 µg/mL. She had no history of drug abuse and no evidence of such behavior at autopsy. The medical examiner and police investigators felt that she died from probable homicide. Attention was focused on a male registered nurse acquaintance, who had acquired propofol and other drugs in the course of his regular duties in a surgical intensive care unit. This is the first reported case of murder with propofol.

1798 days ago
96.

justagirl    

@31 Paduss..

its not on youtube, i dont see it.

but i know what yoou are talking about, its an audio clip from snapvine.com and it gives me chills...

weird..I try to explain it away, but it sounds JUST like him!..u cant fake that!

so many unexplained things...

justagirl

1798 days ago
97.

astabasta    

.i am broken i am broken

Posted at 8:56AM on Aug 27th 2009 by wanda the robot




You sure are....

1798 days ago
98.

Be Nice!    

Expressing a genuine opinion in a respectful way is not the same as being rude and insulting or launching a personal attack against someone's character without proper information.

I will not address the personal attacks such as child molestation, but I will address the main reason for Michael Jackson's "cosmetic procedures."

Michael Jackson suffered from vitiligo and discoid lupus erythematosis. Vitiligo causes skin depigmentation along with photosensitivity. Once the skin loses pigment, it must be protected from the sun to prevent skin cancer.

Michael also had discoid lupus erythematosis, another autoimmune disease that causes skin lesions and scarring. Combining the two makes it impossible for someone to tolerate being in the sun without serious adverse reaction. Therefore, the skin must be protected with clothing, masks and umbrellas. Sunscreen simply won't do the job.

The scarring caused by discoid lupus can be quite severe such as the scarring on Seal's face. The "cosmetic procedures" were merely an effort to avoid tissue destruction, especially around the nose.

There are plenty of images available on the internet to satisfy even the most hardened Michael Jackson critic. Please educate yourselves before you criticize another's ability to role model.

1798 days ago
99.

tired    

Scott very well put thank you

1798 days ago
100.

disfasia    

while my guitar gently weeps

Nobody wanted that road improved, including Michael. It is just patently untrue to assume that California was to make such repairs. Los Olivos and the surrounding communities wanted to keep the roads small.

When people came to Neverland and needed to get there quickly, Michael had them flown in on his helicopter.

1798 days ago
101.

New York    

seriously, enuf.....bury his a** already.

1798 days ago
102.

Camilla    

IT'S TOTALLY DISCUSTING.
WELL, OF COOOOURSE AYRTON SENNA WASN'T THAT FAMOUS AND CONSAGRATED AS MICHAEL JACKSON. BUT IN HIS BURIAL THE CASKET WAS OPENED AND MILLIONS OF FANS WAS PASSING TO SAY GOODBYE TO HIM. HE WAS BURIED IN A PUBLIC LOCAL OF THE CEMETERY WHICH FANS CAN LET A FLOWER, CAN GO THERE WHENEVER THEY WANT.
THIS IS RESPECT TO THE FANS.
I DOUBT MICHAEL JACKSON WOULD AGREE WITH ALL THESE DECISIONS OF HIS FAMILY.

1798 days ago
103.

susan    

More concrete proof that the black community never embraced MJ until after his death. They never thought of inducting him when he was alive. But now he's dead, they'll induct him.

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/around-town/events/King-of-Pop-to-Receive-Place-of-Honor-at-the-Apollo-54818947.html

1798 days ago
104.

Darwin    

Hurry, Hurry tmz pull this post.
you pull all the others

1798 days ago
105.

susan    

What does this have anything to do with getting yourself a tiny up in the air pixie pointed nose? A surgical cleft in the chin? A
marionette looking chin implant? Changing your lips? And wearing
more eye make-up, fake eye lashes and lipstick than Pam Anderson?

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. Expressing a genuine opinion in a respectful way is not the same as being rude and insulting or launching a personal attack against someone's character without proper information.

I will not address the personal attacks such as child molestation, but I will address the main reason for Michael Jackson's "cosmetic procedures."

Michael Jackson suffered from vitiligo and discoid lupus erythematosis. Vitiligo causes skin depigmentation along with photosensitivity. Once the skin loses pigment, it must be protected from the sun to prevent skin cancer.

Michael also had discoid lupus erythematosis, another autoimmune disease that causes skin lesions and scarring. Combining the two makes it impossible for someone to tolerate being in the sun without serious adverse reaction. Therefore, the skin must be protected with clothing, masks and umbrellas. Sunscreen simply won't do the job.

The scarring caused by discoid lupus can be quite severe such as the scarring on Seal's face. The "cosmetic procedures" were merely an effort to avoid tissue destruction, especially around the nose.

There are plenty of images available on the internet to satisfy even the most hardened Michael Jackson critic. Please educate yourselves before you criticize another's ability to role model.


Posted at 9:03AM on Aug 27th 2009 by Be Nice!



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