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Attorney Wants $3 Mil, Apology From MJ Estate

10/20/2009 2:52 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's former lawyer wants $3 million from the singer's estate -- he also wants an apology.

According to legal docs obtained by TMZ, attorney Sidney Lanier represented Jackson in several cases.

Lanier claims he repped MJ in a hotly contested case in 2005 involving former porn king and Jackson confidant Marc Schaffel. After the case, Jackson refused to pay the lawyer's fee and filed a lawsuit against Lanier claiming fraud.

Lanier alleges as a result of Jackson's suit, his reputation was sullied all over town. He claims Jackson put him through "two years of expensive, stressful litigation and ridicule..."

Lanier even goes as far as to say that he wishes Jackson hadn't died because he "wanted him to apologize for his action against me; because of his tragic death that can never happen."

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61.

Layla    

Dear Michael:

I pray you are in heaven with all of the angels watching over you.

Love you more Mike!!

1744 days ago
62.

!    

He got what he deserved.Now those boys touching hands are motionless for good.

1744 days ago
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janalal4    

62. 58. Was so excited I forgot to say, the video is in my favorites. Damm he could swing & sway those hips..have mercy

Posted at 3:17PM on Oct 20th 2009 by Barb

I know, isn't it awesome? Whoever made that is a GENIUS - the video shots almost appear to be choreographed to go with the song. Just incredible, I wish I knew how to do stuff like that.

Posted at 3:22PM on Oct 20th 2009 by Deb



Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2009/10/20/guy-sues-michael-jackson-for-cash-apology/5#comments#ixzz0UVQ3vUH2

He is THEE 'Candy Man'! Period. Ruined me for any other man(sigh)

1744 days ago
64.

Duh    

Did you read those comments?? Made me 'BLUSH'!! There's some nasty little ladies on that You Tube. It might as WELL be porn. That was just 'BAD'! I have to say, that is the very 'naughtiest' one I've seen. Forget the 'gold pant's' video. That was 'IT'! Speaking of 'volumn', I can't even watch these with the speakers on, have to use ear plugs & be all 'covert' because of the husband & kid running around! lol!

Posted at 3:15PM on Oct 20th 2009 by janalal4


I just went back to read the comments, have never done that before. I was LMAO! One girl said "If I die it's your fault" LOL!!!!!!!

1744 days ago
65.

oreo    

Dang how many more lawsuits is there going to be? There is a new one every week. All of this news about MJ is really getting old and that tribute concert they are suppose to be having next year who cares? I mean I like his music and everything but the memorial they had in LA was enough for me.

1744 days ago
66.

Nance    

To bad Michael wasn't like that in real life....

1744 days ago
67.

Kaz    

DIAMOND

It did my heart and soul so much good
to see your posts on other board
earlier today.

Been missing you

1744 days ago
68.

Barb    

Yes they do appear to go with the song. I wish I could do stuff like too but I am happy that someone else did it and shared. LOL. I have loved him in those gold pants for years but the video is really something.
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I know, isn't it awesome? Whoever made that is a GENIUS - the video shots almost appear to be choreographed to go with the song. Just incredible, I wish I knew how to do stuff like that.

Posted at 3:22PM on Oct 20th 2009 by Deb

1744 days ago
69.

janalal4    

I just went back to read the comments, have never done that before. I was LMAO! One girl said "If I die it's your fault" LOL!!!!!!!

Posted at 3:27PM on Oct 20th 2009 by Deb



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Do you think 'the man' himself ever looked at these video's on You Tube & read the comments? I think of that from time to time when I'm watching them.

1744 days ago
70.

Duh    

69. To bad Michael wasn't like that in real life....

Posted at 3:27PM on Oct 20th 2009 by Nance

You are right, Michael was "an innocent", he was very shy around women and didn't like to talk about sex. He even said to Rabbi Schmuley that he was embarrassed to think that women in the audience were wondering what he looked like naked. Which, of course, only magnifies his appeal -the unattainable, unforgettable Michael. But he sure knew what he was doing onstage!!!!! He was no dummy - sex sells!

1744 days ago
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Barb    

All I can say Amen to that..
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He is THEE 'Candy Man'! Period. Ruined me for any other man(sigh)

Posted at 3:26PM on Oct 20th 2009 by janalal4

1744 days ago
72.

MJ    

I just found this on you tube, i recommend anyone to watch it and read the comments below. I think people are losing their minds fantasizing on a dead person its just wrong in so many levels. i guess Whoopie (sp) was right, MJ is a tree that never stop giving.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBK--fIqszo

1744 days ago
73.

Duh    

Do you think 'the man' himself ever looked at these video's on You Tube & read the comments? I think of that from time to time when I'm watching them.

Posted at 3:30PM on Oct 20th 2009 by janalal4


I don't know if he did or not, but if he did he certainly knew what his female fans wanted, and boy did he deliver!

1744 days ago
74.

Barb    

I'll have to back and watch it again because I didn't see any comments. My eyes were right on those hips..LOL

1744 days ago
75.

Kaz    

Ok ok

which two ladies are being vewwy vewwy naughty
and getting the ultimate vid out so early?
You're so BAD!!!!!
And so is Michael.... PHWOAR!!!!!!!

1744 days ago
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