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Jackson Burial Goes to Court

9/1/2009 11:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonTMZ has learned Katherine Jackson has filed legal papers asking the judge in the Jackson probate case to have the estate pay for the burial.

Informed sources tell us lawyers for the estate will neither support nor oppose the motion -- but rather they will leave it to the judge.

A hearing is set for tomorrow at 9:30 AM PST.

The burial is set for Thursday.


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61.

Tstorm    

hey Insanity!! ((((huggs))))

SO teh funeral will be delayed AGAIN ????? If this keeps up Im heading for teh hoax camp.

1696 days ago
62.

MiMi    

Hmmmmm. Why doesn't Katherines husband support her?????

Oh I forgot, he lived off of Michael's money too....

1696 days ago
63.

xXHEYXx    

What a effing joke.... BURY the poor man, let him rest in peace and give his children closure so we can move on with our lives.

1696 days ago
64.

BL    

Sorry! Can't even pay for her own son's buriel. There is something seriously wrong with this family.

1696 days ago
65.

lawson    

what next ..just let him go in peace already.......its always about money with the jackson family
so many details to worry about after he is resting.... if it was everyday people this would not be happening...and if the jackson family knew how to get and make money on there own instead of living off micheal this wouldn't be going on.... it would be done already.... let the man rest...lets put money a side and place the man in his resting place

1696 days ago
66.

Insanity 7.2 Censored By TMZ    

64. hey Insanity!! ((((huggs))))

SO teh funeral will be delayed AGAIN ????? If this keeps up Im heading for teh hoax camp.

Posted at 11:19PM on Sep 1st 2009 by Tstorm

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Insanity Says:

Luv u more...Insanity has been waiting for u for ever....Did you see the other post about eh the death certificate? Insanity needs some down time & can't stay long tonight...Not unless Insanity catches a virus...

1696 days ago
67.

Utohhh    

59. Why wouldn't the fees come out of his estate? Its just very sad his mother had to take this before a judge and the rest of the world to resolve what should be a private family matter.

Posted at 11:15PM on Sep 1st 2009 by Tammi



And why SHOULD the fees come out the estate? He should have been buried the first time when they set the date. The JACKSONS changed it because they WEREN'T ready. Thats a personal problem to me...The JACKSONS ARE ALL greedy bastards. What they SHOULD Have done was have a PRIVATE burial, then announce it to the world, then they wouldn't have this problem. Its not like FANS ARE ALLOWED TO PAY THERE RESPECTS ANYWAYS.

1696 days ago
68.

janalal4    

#-MJ get's the check again-That was funny & so is this family! Sorry but when you should have amassed a fortune on the backs of your children you should damn well pick up the tab for the burial!! I know that some of you speak of your loved ones's being buried out of their estate but you probably didn't have the wealth THAT THESE PEOPLE SHOULD HAVE unless of coarse you have squandered it over the years. Hell, are children supposed to pay for their parents bankruptcy?? MJ did. They of coarse cannot return the favor & scrape up enough money between them to bury their son. I would be the DESCENT THING TO DO! Seriously, is this what the hold up has been. You'd think maybe they would have filed this motion a while ago if they were that concerned about not having the funds. Katherine didn't waste any time getting an advance out of the estate for her own personal use but they couldn't prepare ahead of time for the burial. Give me a break!

1696 days ago
69.

Cali MJ Fan    

ROFLMAO! I called this one earlier! hahahaha I KNEW they would ask the estate to pay for it. Really, it is disgusting that they are not willing to pool their *own* money-- like some of the money Joe and the boys have been paid for their interviews, reality shows and such, to pay for it themselves.

How utterly sad... Michael paid for their lavish lives-- and now they are making Michael pay for his own funeral. DISGUSTING!

1696 days ago
70.

Tstorm    

AWWWWW Sweetie I'm sorry Life was so busy today but I thought of you often ..... no I did not see that post ---reference ??

( love you most ) ; )

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Insanity Says:

Luv u more...Insanity has been waiting for u for ever....Did you see the other post about eh the death certificate? Insanity needs some down time & can't stay long tonight...Not unless Insanity catches a virus...

Posted at 11:22PM on Sep 1st 2009 by Insanity Cyber Gansta 7.2

1696 days ago
71.

Stranger in NC    

Michael you are loved by the world and we will never forget you. Forget about the haters. They are jealous because their women wanted you. You were the sexiest man that ever lived. Let those poor pathetic fools keep leaving hateful comments..there is more love for you than hate.

1696 days ago
72.

RodinBigD    

Wow....just pay to have your son buried.He left you how much money? Not to mention supporting you since he was what 8 years old?

1696 days ago
73.

tmz is the pits    

Everybody is upset... just watch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELyTBXzfQJ8

1696 days ago
74.

Helen    

THIS IS TOO MUCH!
THERE WILL BE NO MONEY LEFT BY THE TIME CHILDREN GROW UP!!!!!

Jermaine organized a tribute for his BOGUS CHARITY (check his charity, it does NOT exist). Latoya re released an old song "Home" as MJ tribute and cashing in. Janet will write a tell all book about what the family went thru after MJ's death
Brothers are doing a AE reality show about what they went thru after MJ's death. Joe is promoting his record company
Katherine keeps asking for money from estate for this and that

DISGUSTING

1696 days ago
75.

Mariah    

I know most Americans don't know Robbie Williams music much but this is an excerpt of a beautiful song he did in tribute to Elvis Presley (which, minus some lines I removed for being Elvis-specific) is quite apropos to what Michael Jackson went through and continues to go through posthumously...


"Advertising Space"

There's no earthly way of knowing
What was in your heart
When it stopped going
The whole world shook
A storm was blowing through you

Waiting for God to stop this
And up to your neck in darkness
Everyone around you was corrupted
Say something

There's no dignity in death
To sell the world your last breath
They're still fighting over
Everything you left oh, oh

I saw you standing at the gates
When Marlon Brando passed away
You had that look upon your face
Advertising space

And
No one learned from your mistakes
We let our prophets go to waste
All that's left in any case
Is Advertising space

Through your eyes
The world was burning
"Please be gentle
I'm still learning"
You seemed to say
As you kept turning up

They poisoned you with compromise
At what point did you realise
Everybody loves your life
But you, ahahh

I saw you standing at the gates
When Marlon Brando passed away
You had that look upon your face
Advertising space

And
No one learned from your mistake
We let our prophets go to waste
All that's left in any case
Is Advertising space

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