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MJ Estate Pounded by New Creditor's Claim

11/17/2009 6:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonGet your currency converters out -- the law firm that filed the latest creditor's claim against Michael Jackson's estate wants to get paid in pounds.

The firm of Arnold & Porter -- which has an office in London -- just filed papers in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming MJ owes them for legal services rendered between February and June of '09.

The total bill: £103,179.10.

And this is interesting: In the docs, it shows Michael initially hired the firm in connection with a "dispute with Abdulla Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa" -- the son of the King of Bahrain.

The sheikh sued Michael in 2008 for $7 million -- after Michael allegedly accepted a bunch of money and perks from the sheikh in exchange for two new albums.

The case was settled shortly after.

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keishalee98    

CAN SOMEONE TELL ME IF SONY IS BACKING PAUL MCCARTNEY? CHECK THE SITE LATER. JUST CURIOUS.

1779 days ago
32.

WillOTheWisp    




mj fanatics and some mj fans are stupid and they suck
some are religious zealots who post the ten commandments on public forum they are holier than thou rollers AND THEY ARE HYPOCRITES

some are rabid - beware


Posted at 7:25PM on Nov 17th 2009 by TMZ ROCKS ON






Let me remind err'body; The comments on these posts are opinions only! Not meant to be taken seriously! Most wise and well educated people know that already.

However, for those who lack knowledge and don't know fact from fiction, may I suggest you read postings on the Nickelodeon Jr. site!

1779 days ago
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Pink Daisy    

23.

Oh Pleeeeezzzz! Give the sheikh 7 million pounds of potatoes and call it a day! Damn! Leave sweet Michael's estate alone!

If Michael was just the run of the mill typical black man, none of these piranhas would touch him with a fifty foot pole! But, put some mean green on him, and all of a sudden nobody sees color, other than green!

Poor Michael! No wonder he couldn’t sleep! Err’body wanting something!

Posted at 6:54PM on Nov 17th 2009 by WillOTheWisp

LOL! I know that's right. If MJ were some dude hangin out on the corner drinkin a 40, the only ones that would want him is po po.
I think I hear the OJay's singing....For the Love of Money

1779 days ago
34.

Alex    


EXCLUSIVE: Father of Michael Jackson Molestation Accuser DeadEXCLUSIVE: Father of Michael Jackson Molestation Accuser Dead




http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2009/11/exclusive-father-michael-jackson-molestation-accuser-dead

1779 days ago
35.

so wrong    

by TMZ ROCKS ON

im just surprised that jordan didnt shoot evan himself for making him lie about that no nose bleached whiter than snow whites ass junkie back in 1993 if anybody jordan would be the one to do away because of conscience he was an influenced 13 yr old boy then he is a remorseful adult now

Wow, there are some really sybil complexes here. Hum, just the other day, actually it was very late in the evening, you said lovely things about MJ, how you'd hold him in your arms to help him, show him love, friendship (you said it to me) blah, blah, blah. Get him the help he so badly needed. I'm feaked out right now about commenting back to you. This is so weird now. Looney tunes stuff. I'm not sure now if this is a game for you, about racial issues, I don't know.

I realize you are a very strange person. Most people come here not because they are crazy azz fans (some are however nutts), but to read about the investigation.

1779 days ago
36.

Susanne    

What up TMZ?? Not covering the story about Evan Chandler's suicide. Boy, you have no problem tracking down garbage stories about Michael. You also make sure you post the most unflattering pictures of Michael every chance you get. BUT, no ink for Evan Chandlers death. Hard to believe your ace reporters aren't on the case.

Join http://www.mjtruthn ow.com
> Help us make mainstream media
> accountable for their lies.

1779 days ago
37.

paulette    

42. What up TMZ?? Not covering the story about Evan Chandler's suicide. Boy, you have no problem tracking down garbage stories about Michael. You also make sure you post the most unflattering pictures of Michael every chance you get. BUT, no ink for Evan Chandlers death. Hard to believe your ace reporters aren't on the case.

Join http://www.mjtruthn ow.com
> Help us make mainstream media
> accountable for their lies.

Posted at 8:02PM on Nov 17th 2009 by Susanne

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2009/11/17/michael-jackson-creditors-claim-arnold-porter/3#comments#ixzz0XAX4WnKo

It is good news that's why their not posting the story....They only like to post BAD news about Michael!!

1779 days ago
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Pink Daisy    

27. For creeps excited about Evan Chandler's death:
MJ died as well. Did Karma catch up with him? Or was it guilt that kept him awake at night?

Think before you write.
And consider this: world doesn't really need more writers, world needs more readers.

Posted at 7:04PM on Nov 17th 2009 by NeverMind

Yup NeverMind is right. What did MJ do? We know what Evan Chandler did. He ruined MJ's life. He took the smile from MJ's face and light from his eyes. Now, Karma's caught up with him. MJ was murdered because of greed and who knows what. (But I get what you're implying and it's that same sick mess that was started by Chandler and perpetuated by members of the media who saw MJ as a cash cow.)

You should follow your own advice.

1779 days ago
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Melanie    

Michael, Michael, Michael, Get your well deserved rest. These idiots need to go shake down another dead person. Maybe by the time Blanket has grand children they will be paid.
RIP MJJ

1779 days ago
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Pink Daisy    

Posted at 7:32PM on Nov 17th 2009 by WillOTheWisp

I wondered why it took so long to be reported too. When I first heard about it, I thought it happened recently.

Who was covering for Chandler? The press? They're like white on rice on any bad news about MJ.

1779 days ago
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WillOTheWisp    



LOL! I know that's right. If MJ were some dude hangin out on the corner drinkin a 40, the only ones that would want him is po po.
I think I hear the OJay's singing....For the Love of Money

Posted at 7:59PM on Nov 17th 2009 by Justice for Mikey


Fo real doe! You can find our typical black dudes just hanging around on the corner, laughing and drinking out of a brown paper bag, and no one is paying them any attention; except for the white women, who may have to pass them, gripping their purses tightly under their arms. But most of the time even the po po don't pay any attention to them.

Shoot, if the black dudes have money, that's all she wrote! Err'body want a little taste of it. Baby's mammas, lawyers, po po, the city, the state and their own family members! Shoot! What's a man to do? Get yourself a 2 x 4, put it in a brown paper bag, find your homies on the corner and start singing "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" by The Temptations. Yeah! That's how it's done!

1779 days ago
42.

alexa    

Should Michael's children start looking for parttime work? Their inheritance is being spent very fast..
God please watchover those kids!!!

RIP Michael Jackson

1779 days ago
43.

Melanie    

Why do all of the MJ haters go to this site? If you cant stand him, then why do you all post messages? MJ's fans are here to stay. We loved MJ, we feel that he did no wrong, and he was the kindest human being to walk this earth. Thats our stories and we're sticking to them. You haters must really make yourselves crazy. Just like MJ lovers you respond to every story that is written about him. Now WHO's BAD? MJ, obviously because he has you guys pulling your hair out. We love the stories, because it gives us a chance to defend MJ. MJ is somewhere in the clouds looking down and laughing at you. And the best thing is is that we dont insult you idiots. We laugh at you too. MJ was the best performer, father, son, and brother that anyone could have had. He had his issues with prescription drugs, but what issues do you have? Everyone who calls him a child molester are probably ones yourselves. But enough of that. GET OVER IT. WE ARE HERE TO DEFEND AND PROTECT MICHAEL'S LEGACY.
LOVE YOU MJ, WHEREVER YOU ARE. YOU ARE SORELY MISSED.
MELANIE

1779 days ago
44.

WillOTheWisp    



What's up with this? All of a sudden, the news stations are reporting Evan Chandler's death! Hell, the sucker's been dead for what? 12 days? Now it's news!

This is all BULLSHI#! You got to know that it was a cover up for some reason! I can't wait to find out what really happened!

Justice for Michael! Justice for Michael!

MJ haters, watch out! Karma's a bitch!

1779 days ago
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carol    

30 OH there's a list! and it's being checked twice. It doesn’t matter how or for what reason they go just as long as they go. For they won't go where Michael has gone; Who will mourn for Evan Chandler? He, the beginning of the end for Michael will forever be a footnote to Michael's incredible life, and he's describe perfectly in the second song, in fact it describes them all. I'm sure many more will follow a similar rout of Chandler's

Remember

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aejQHbet5YY

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