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Michael Jackson's Former Manager Wants $$$

10/29/2009 9:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's estate has a new creditor to deal with ... and this one is interesting. Leonard Rowe, self-described manager of the singer, has filed a creditors claim for $51,218.

Michael Jackson/Leonard Rowe

Rowe says in legal docs on March 25, 2009, Jackson signed an agreement in which Rowe would "oversee and supervise his finances and the shows at the O2 Concert Hall in London..."

Rowe says this year, he incurred $51,218 in expenses which include hotels, car rental, food and airline tickets.

And, included in the legal docs ... the agreement that Jackson allegedly scribbled on and signed.

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46.

Michelle    

I don't think that's MJs signature at all!
This one is bogus in my opinion.
I love you more Michael!

1784 days ago
47.

Look at all the WJ spermette cheerleaders on TMZ. WJ rahrahrah!    

Anyone entitled to Wacko's stash should collect on it. Good for this Leonard for going after what he feels he is entitled to.

1784 days ago
48.

Maddy    

24. Rowe is insane. Even I'm not an attorney and know that it wouldn't hold up in COURT! This is laughable.

No notary to the signature? Scribbles everywhere. Insane.

Posted at 8:36PM on Oct 29th 2009 by Sally



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Yeah neither was the will but that was accepted into probate.

1784 days ago
49.

TMZ ROCKS ON    

22. However, remember he also has a letter of termination from MJ as well. Remember what Dileo was telling LKL about the transition. Also remember that Rowe is business partners with daddy Joe. With Branca at the lead, I am sure this will not go far.

Posted at 8:31PM on Oct 29th 2009 by truth
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Yeah remember Joe and Rowes visit to LKL?
Who could forget it!

1784 days ago
50.

OOWEEE    

TELL THE JACKSON BROTHERS NEVER TO SAY THAT THEY HAD MICHEAL'S BACK...MR. 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1784 days ago
51.

Cautious    

It's all weird. MJ must have been in a trance if he agreed to this. What happened to Frank Dileo? Who was MJ's accountant?

I thought AEG were organising and arranging everything at the O2.

Where's this man coming from? Is he kin to Debbie Rowe?

All the suckers are slowly coming out of the woodworks and they all smell nasty conspiracy. Takers.

I'm vex now.

1784 days ago
52.

janicebyrne01    

Yet another greedy parasite leeching off Michael. Hopes he loses. What a skunk... !!!

1784 days ago
53.

Lala    

$$$$$$, got to have it! What people won't do or say for the mighty dollar. Just really stupid.

1784 days ago
54.

cleogirlbird    

Rowe wasn't Michael's manager.Michael had his lawyers write to different people telling them to stay out of his business affairs;wasn't Rowe one of them?There are far too many people claiming Michael owed them money;most of these claims are false.Only the people who have solid proof that they are owed for services rendered,and who are asking for fair restitution should file claims.

1784 days ago
55.

Orna    

Why these “creditors” didn`t claim no money when Michael was alive ? they learned now that MJ estate earns money, and these “creditors” wants money, claiming that MJ owns ? All these are sick people, and leeches, with no respect for MJ death. Even in grave, they don`t leave Michael rest in peace…
I don't see any notary's stamp on this doc

I think is a fake doc ....

1783 days ago
56.

liz    

Claims were filed before June 25, 2009, they went unpaid. What part of that do you not understand?????

Debtors are going to be submitting bills until the deadline, this will be their last chance to collect money owed them

1783 days ago
57.

susan    

It a fact that Michael signed Rowe at his father's urging. Michael acknowledged it as a fact himself, so much that he sent him a letter to fire him on May 20th.

http://www.radaronline.com/sites/default/files/Rowe.letterwater.pdf

You can only officially fire someone that you have hired. So yes, Rowe was representing him from March 25th until May 20th. If he has bonfided claims for those two months, then he should be paid. Michael hired, fired, signed binding contracts, etc., like people blink their eyes. You get into legal arrangements, you are then responsible for them, no matter who you are.


5. Um, Frank Dileo was Michael's manager and even Kenny Ortega acted as a manager of sorts. What the heck? Check out Google: R Kelly won a lawsuit against Leonard Rowe; and now the snake tries to slither through Michael Jackson's affairs. Greed is a terrible terrible thing.

Posted at 8:11PM on Oct 29th 2009 by Em



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1783 days ago
58.

susan    

It's not fake. If Michael didn't him, he never would have written a letter two months later to fire him.

People don't remember this announcement?:

Michael Jackson Appoints New Management
Leonard Rowe, legendary promoter, to steer singer’s latest comeback

Beverly Hills, CA (March 27, 2009) – Michael Jackson, universally acclaimed as the King of Pop, today named Leonard Rowe, the legendary concert promoter from Atlanta, as his new Manager. Rowe succeeds Dr. Tohme Tohme.
“I am very pleased that Leonard has accepted my offer to manage my business affairs during this important period in my career,” stated Jackson. He added, “Leonard Rowe has been a long-time friend and business associate whose judgment I have come to trust.”

Rowe has worked closely with Michael and the Jackson Family since promoting the family’s “Off the Wall Tour” in March 1979. “For the past 30 years, I have had a great feeling of admiration for Michael and his family,” said Rowe. “We worked hard together and made history on the ‘Off the Wall Tour.’ I am grateful to Michael for this opportunity and look forward to once again working with my friend to ensure a successful and historic comeback,” stated an enthusiastic Rowe.
Rowe has been a staunch advocate for African-American rights in the concert promotion industry for the past 35 years. His landmark antitrust and civil rights litigation against nearly every concert promoter and agency in the music industry won the promoter a no-nonsense reputation for challenging the status quo.

Renowned Civil Rights leader Dr. Joseph Lowery recently said, “Rowe has fought hard to preserve the rights of both African-American promoters and artists in the music industry against rampant industry discriminatory practices.”
Rowe has dedicated his career to successfully promoting and touring hundreds of acts, including the Jacksons, Prince, R. Kelly and the late Marvin Gaye



65. Why these “creditors” didn`t claim no money when Michael was alive ? they learned now that MJ estate earns money, and these “creditors” wants money, claiming that MJ owns ? All these are sick people, and leeches, with no respect for MJ death. Even in grave, they don`t leave Michael rest in peace…
I don't see any notary's stamp on this doc

I think is a fake doc ....


Posted at 6:59PM on Oct 30th 2009 by orna



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1783 days ago
59.

Cafe Au Lait    

If this is true, then, you is a fool, Rowe. First you go on LKL and say that Michael was hoodwinked by AEG and there possibly was foul play involved. You act like MJ was your boy. And now this?

Sit down, dude.

1783 days ago
60.

Cafe Au Lait    

37. Another dumb azz greedy roach!!!! Branca and McClain spray those roaches with RAID!!!

Posted at 8:59PM on Oct 29th 2009 by HumanNature

Somebody needs to spray Branca and McClain. I saw Dileo on Joy Behar's show the other day. He doesn't seem to know what he's talking about or maybe public speaking isn't his thang.

1783 days ago
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