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MJ Burial After-Party -- Brought to You By A&E

9/4/2009 4:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonThere were cameras shooting everything at the after-party for Michael Jackson's burial -- and we're told the whole thing could end up on A&E.

Sources tell TMZ footage from inside the party -- as well as the funeral itself -- will be used for an A&E special, plus a DVD at a later date.

Don't expect to see Joe or Katherine Jackson, Michael's three children or Elizabeth Taylor in the footage though -- we're told none of them went to the restaurant after the burial.

A few other random tidbits about the affair: Rat Pack music played all night, "Casablanca" was projected onto the walls, the brothers talked about a reunion tour -- and Janet seemed the most grief stricken of the group.

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91.

Loulou    

99." Okay, I clearly see the latest tabloid media trend and paid-hater-blogger trend is to trash the family that will fight for justice for MJ. The family that MJ said repeatedly that he was NOT estranged from, that he loved, and that he saw regularly on family days, including 3 weeks before he died at his parents anniversary party, oh, and the business meeting with AEG that MJ invited Joe Jackson and Leonard Rowe too because he was hoping they could help him fix the messed up contract. Go ahead and trash the family that will spend years fighting for justice for MJ for as long as it takes, and while you're at it, pat yourselves on the back for being perfect".

You are so right,Love Him More...At first they were trashing mostly MJ and his father.Now that he is buried, they are going after the whole family,hoping to discredit their efforts towards bringing the criminals who killed MJ to justice.The vegetables also have MJ's blood on their hands,and really,do they think they are fooling anyone? Those sick lowlifes are so transparent!

1877 days ago
92.

danger baby    

lovehimmore,

well said! where do you stand on the manner of death issue? do you think the responsibility is limited to only murray?

i downloaded another five or six songs this a.m., and am thoroughly enjoying them. listening to 'privacy' in which i love the sound of his voice. i also adore his rendition of the beatle's 'come together', and that collaboration with notorious b.i.g. ('unbreakable'). he was keeping up. really would have liked to hear the music we have now been deprived of.

look at him here (in 2007 at jesse jackson's 66th birthday party). after he sits at the table, he's the first to start clapping. seems to be very much enjoying life.

interesting what people are saying about janet. maybe she knows something.

1877 days ago
93.

nan    

we all know ,you can pick your friends , not your relatives.and mj has a really big family.lotta different opinions i am sure .and i think they cote on alota things.that i read pissed off mj cause when they did the victory tour he was the draw of course and he get outvoted by the pack..poor little buddy i am gonna miss that exuberience he had

1877 days ago
94.

danger baby    

R.I.P. Michael ***

You were brilliant, immensely talented, charitable beyond measure, and a nexus that connected the far corners of the world.

You are admired and respected.

You will be missed terribly.

Los Angeles, CA

(A few miles from where MJJ died.)

1877 days ago
95.

Jan    

Just saw this on a larry king blog:

Samantha - South Africa September 4th, 2009 5:47 am ET

DIANE DEMON HAS RECENTLY BEEN PORTRAYING MICHAEL AS A ‘JUNKIE’ AS WELL AS TARGETING THE FANS ON HER WEBSITE SO I DECIDED TO GIVE HER A PIECE OF MY MIND AND SEND HER AN E-MAIL WHICH I JUST SENT NOW:

Dear Diane

I’ve been following your coverage on Michael over the past few years and I have to say it is nothing but a ludicrous attempt on your part to ‘destroy’ the man even though its a known FACT that he was INNOCENT and never harmed those children in any way!What I found quite interesting was during the course of the trial in 2005,you persistently jumped to assumptions as if you were the ‘jury’ yourself and knew for sure that when the verdict was handed down that Michael would be found guilty only to find that when the actual verdict was read out in court that Michael was EXONERATED on all 14 counts!Well I guess this just shows that even though the evidence presented in court all pointed to the fact that the Arvizos’ were CONS just trying to extort money from Michael,you on the other hand,preferred to ‘twist’ the entire story around to make it seem like Michael was this ‘monster’ who was molesting kids and though he was found NOT guilty in a court of law,you still ‘played’ the same annoying tune because you found it hard to accept the ‘real’ truth!!!Furthermore,Janet Arvizo has a history of extorting money before and after 2005,remember the infamous JC Penney incident amongst others or do you have ’selective memory’?Then again,neither did you care enough to examine the evidence that was presented to the jury but this did not stop you from drawing your own conclusions which were based on nothing but lies,how can you even call your work or even yourself ‘credible’ when there are ‘flaws’ all over it?

I was under the impression that there is always two sides to every story but I take it that you don’t believe in such things as your views are ‘ONE SIDED’ and clearly VIOLATES the ethical code in journalism,that being objectivity.Your reports on Michael have been so ‘biased’,its beyond PATHETIC in my opinion!You claim Michael as your ‘rise to fame’ which is almost laughable given that you have been reporting lies and one sided tales over the years which has been marked by INACCURACIES(another VIOLATION of the Code of Ethics)and nothing from Michael’s point of view whatsoever let alone the ‘real’ TRUTH!

Since Michael has passed away,you still continue to ‘assassinate’ him with your recent piece of junk being “”The Addict, The Enabler and Us”.You have truly ‘outdone’ yourself this time around Diane because once again you have jumped to assumptions and ‘wrongfully portrayed’ Michael as a ‘junkie’,I suggest before your mouth gets the better of you,you should think of looking up the FACTS first!!!By far,the aforementioned article is ‘riddled’ with the dumbest commentary I’ve ever seen with you going in so far to say that Michael injected himself with other drugs after Dr Murray injected him with Propofol,you seem to remain OBLIVIOUS to the FACT that Propofol is an anaesthesia agent which induces sleep so in other words you’re trying to make it seem like Michael injected himself with drugs whilst he was asleep,this is BS reporting with no evidence to back up your ‘insane’ claims!!!You get so ‘caught up’ in your own manipulative reporting that you willing to go to any lengths even at the expense of the truth and accuracy and you will even side with the ‘murderer’ when its OFFICIAL that Michael’s death was a result of lethal dosages of Propofol!!!Also,you go on furthermore to say in this junk article that Michael’s fans are ‘blind worshippers’,the only ‘blind’ people I see Diane,are the idiots who believe all the RUBBISH that you report!!!!

Michael is no longer with us and given that you built a career on Michael,I suggest you do us a favor and leave the journalism profession because you are an INSULT to all that it stands for,find a new day job instead!!!

1877 days ago
96.

Becca    

Yo what up..look like you home free...
for now.

1877 days ago
97.

Maddy    

#99. Okay, I clearly see the latest tabloid media trend and paid-hater-blogger trend is to trash the family that will fight for justice for MJ. The family that MJ said repeatedly that he was NOT estranged from, that he loved, and that he saw regularly on family days, including 3 weeks before he died at his parents anniversary party, oh, and the business meeting with AEG that MJ invited Joe Jackson and Leonard Rowe too because he was hoping they could help him fix the messed up contract. Go ahead and trash the family that will spend years fighting for justice for MJ for as long as it takes, and while you're at it, pat yourselves on the back for being perfect.

Posted at 6:56PM on Sep 4th 2009 by LoveHimMore

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You know LoveHimMore, I have to agree with a previous post (your name should be Lovethemmore). Get a grip girl and get ur facts straight. All this information ur trying to spread, where is it? This hasn't got anything to do with the media making spins on stories. We're not blind or deaf. They are the ones promoting themselves and selling Michael (not the tabloids). What F#@*IN fighting are they doing for justice for Michael. The only thing I see is them promoting their new deals and business ventures (oh yes and the occasional, justice for Michael comment). They sold the funeral footage to the people that Katherine supposedly was considering a "wrongful death" lawsuit.

Maybe you should start your own Jackson family website and stay off these ones. I really have to ask this, but are you really Jermaine???????

1877 days ago
98.

Loulou    

100. 83. I read an article by the Dr. that developed the LAZERETH Procedure at UCLA, and he said Murray did not furnish enough truthful information for them to bring MJ back to life. He said he has had people with no heart beat for 72 minutes come out with no brain damage.

Had Murray been honest and told exactly what he gave him, and what time he went into distress, it may have been a different outcome. Doesn't that make you sick?

Posted at 6:42PM on Sep 4th 2009 by mamagoo


It's so obvious that he was killed and emergency was not called until the murderer was sure there was no way he could have been resucitated.I've figured that out as soon as the news came out.The murderers need to get hanged in a public square.

1877 days ago
99.

AMAZED    

I am beginning to see more and more of the "fans" acting like the "haters." There were reports shortly after MJ's death about the reality show on A&E. The show was BEFORE MJ's death. The format was originally supposed to be about the preparations for the reunion shows that were planned for next year. The shows that MJ had finally agreed to do for his mother (You know, the mother he LOVED AND RESPECTED who the "fans" are continually trashing). He obviously agreed to do these shows or he would not have been sued when he announced the "This is It" tour. When MJ passed away, A&E had to change the format due to their conclusion that the "reunion" shows of the Jackson FIVE would probably not occur. They have stated that the new format will be about how the rest of the family is coping with the death of Michael. Funny how the fans trash the brothers for each and every interview that they do yet I have heard no negative comments about the interview Janet is slated to do. They trash the brothers for every tribute yet no negativity about the report of Janet writing a tell all book about her brother's death (I read about this only a few days ago). They trash the brothers for "making money off of MJ" yet won't Janet be doing the same with her interview and book? They trash the brothers for their tribute concert yet no negative comments about Janet's plans on performing. There was just an article about Gladys Knight's upcoming tour where it was stated that Jermaine was invited to perform one night and SO WAS JANET in tribute to their brother yet no negativity about Gladys Knight. These "fans" claim they loved MJ yet they continually trash the FAMILY THAT HE LOVED. It is said that we are an extension of our parents so by trashing his parents you are in essence trashing him. We become the people we are due to the love and guidance of our parents and despite what some fans think, MJ was a human being, not a god. If it hadn't been for the love and guidance of his parents, he would not have become the man he was. The fans also state such concern for his children yet continue to bash THEIR GRANDPARENTS whom it is obvious they love. The fans need to really start thinking about the things they write as someday (if not already) these children may see the vitriol being spewed about the family they love. Please think about how these children may someday feel about the fans who claim to love their father showing such contempt for the rest of their family. I wouldn't imagine that it would feel too good to them.

1877 days ago
100.

Nine2five    

What does Joe Jackson think he still needs to buy? More ghettobling to hang around his ancient neck? More whores to sleep with since I'm sure he is too old to do anything else? More botox or eyelift surgery? Dumbazz, abusive, sleazebag fool. Your life on this earth is damn near over, old man and your sons will be picking over your carcass as well as if your junk jewelry and hemmorhoid/eye cream is worth having.

1877 days ago
101.

MJ    

She is a sharp and sly one, Katherine.
LucyInTheSky
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Hey give Katherine a break, have some compassion for a mother who had just burried her son. Why dont take a long look at the Katherine's face. The women is grieving and i fear that she might not live long enough for the children's sake. She had major health problems in the psat, stroke. high blood pressure. Janet's face when she arrived at the funeral tells a lot
, that something preety bad happened to Kate at the encino house. Did you see Prince telling Latoya to beat it, so he can sit to next to his grandmother. Latoya did not argue, she just moved to another sit. MJ, always say dont judge people and do you know Katherine personally to say such hush words?. Shame on you, fan or not a fan. You should be ashamed of yourself. MJ once said how can people who dont know me right bad stuff about him. guess what you are not difference from them. MJ was easily influenced by people and its a shame that his fans are easily influnced by the tabloids.


By the way Kate travelled with Mj and his children abroad as well and if you watch the video of MJ and his chidlren dancing and singing. watch the long version you will see Kate. Michael Loved his mother dearly, his mother stood by his side. When MJ came to London for the 02 concert, who did MJ phone for guidance. when he could not sleep and the hotel staff found him wondering in the hotel corridors acting very strange. It was the only person he could trust, that his mother. SO LEAVE HER ALONE.

1877 days ago
102.

seabass    

My heart goes out to Janet and his kids. They are the ones really feeling the loss. Janet looked very sad. Everyone else just kept looking around to see where the cameras were at.

1877 days ago
103.

Becca    

Thank you JANET JACKSON for having the decency to wait
at least a couple of months before you told your story.
You were not out $$$whoring and flashing teeth TWO days
AFTER the SHOCKING news that your brother had died...oh
wait...!

1877 days ago
104.

Jan    

I just saw this aswell:

Written by: David Nordahl (MJ’s personal artist): People accused Michael of trying to be white, which is ridiculous. When I first met him, his vitiligo had gone to the right side of his face and down his neck. Most of his hand was white. Stark white patches. He used makeup because he had to. Without it, he was speckled all over. (Nordahl never witnessed drug use by MJ but was keenly aware of pain problems that lingered after the star’s hair caught fire on a Pepsi ad soundstage.) When they were trying to repair that burned spot, he had a balloon under his scalp that was inflated. He let me feel it. It was a huge mound. As the skin got stretched, they cut it out and stitched the scalp. He was in excruciating pain. ( Jackson seemed an unlikely addict , Nordahl says, noting his avoidance of cigarettes, alcohol, softdrinks and sugar.) He was mostly vegetarian. (About MJ as Dad) Michael was a real dad, not a Hollywood dad. He’d get up at night to feed them bottles. He’d change them, bathe them, everything a mother does. Those kids were so respectful and courteous, just sweet.

1877 days ago
105.

LoveHimMore    

109. #99. Okay, I clearly see the latest tabloid media trend and paid-hater-blogger trend is to trash the family that will fight for justice for MJ. The family that MJ said repeatedly that he was NOT estranged from, that he loved, and that he saw regularly on family days, including 3 weeks before he died at his parents anniversary party, oh, and the business meeting with AEG that MJ invited Joe Jackson and Leonard Rowe too because he was hoping they could help him fix the messed up contract. Go ahead and trash the family that will spend years fighting for justice for MJ for as long as it takes, and while you're at it, pat yourselves on the back for being perfect.

Posted at 6:56PM on Sep 4th 2009 by LoveHimMore

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You know LoveHimMore, I have to agree with a previous post (your name should be Lovethemmore). Get a grip girl and get ur facts straight. All this information ur trying to spread, where is it? This hasn't got anything to do with the media making spins on stories. We're not blind or deaf. They are the ones promoting themselves and selling Michael (not the tabloids). What F#@*IN fighting are they doing for justice for Michael. The only thing I see is them promoting their new deals and business ventures (oh yes and the occasional, justice for Michael comment). They sold the funeral footage to the people that Katherine supposedly was considering a "wrongful death" lawsuit.

Maybe you should start your own Jackson family website and stay off these ones. I really have to ask this, but are you really Jermaine???????

Posted at 7:16PM on Sep 4th 2009 by Maddy

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It's obvious that every negative thing being posted about MJ's family has not come from MJ's own words in RECENT years, which I have listened to and read repreatedly, but from tabloids and that lying fraud J. Randy Taraborelli, who is NO friend of MJ's and has not even talked to him since they were 12. Try listening to MJ's Oxford Speech, especially part 3 and 4. MJ stated repeatedly in his interviews in RECENT years how much he loved his family and how they were not estranged and how happy he was he had been able to heal his relationship with his father. Let's move forward, shall we? MJ did.

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