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Photog

Sues Debbie Rowe

11/18/2009 7:24 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

A photographer who had a physical run-in with Debbie Rowe back in July is now suing Michael Jackson's ex-wife in small claims court.

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It's all over an incident that went down in front of a Chinese restaurant in Lancaster, California right after MJ died -- in which a swarm of paparazzi swarmed Rowe asking about the kids. Rowe lashed out at one photog, "Are you ready to have your butt kicked?"

Now, that photog, Ed Frommer, wants $7,500 in damages from Rowe -- claiming she lied to police, telling them he scratched her face, pulled her arm and struck her in the back.

Frommer tells us, "You can see from the video, I didn't touch her face" adding, "anything that happened was not intentional."

Frommer claims his reputation has taken some serious hits from the incident and he can't get work. The hearing is scheduled for January. 

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46.

janalal4    

46. janala4 good to see you back again. Thanks for the Evan Chandler link but somebody already posted it yesterday when the news broke.
I agree that there's something very strange about Harvey's attitude to some news stories about MJ. e.g. never posted a damn thing when This Is It premiered and now this. It comes across that he has a personal issue with MJ. Not good for someone in his position who should remain unbiased. I wonder if it has something to do with what LaToya wrote in her book about how Katherine and Joe feel about Jews. Surely not. Did you see how angry he got because so many hated the story of Butler dangling the doll? If he thinks that's so really funny then you have to raise your eyebrows. Bet he wouldn't think it was funny if someone was mocking Lindsay Lohan.

Posted at 8:22PM on Nov 18th 2009 by bunny



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Thank you 'bunny'('bunny'-I LOVE that username. It's too cute:)!) I'm glad I'm finally feeling well enough to get on here & gossip again. I was 'lurking' mind you. Only death could have prevented me from keeping up with my MJ news! I was only headline surfing tho'. Didn't even bother trying to read the comments. Too many words & I had TOO BIG a headache going on.

Right! What is up with Harvey?I didn't see the feed yesterday. btw, THIS PART OF THE POST GOING OUT TO ALL YOU GUYS: What is his problem?? He seemed like he was definitely in a 'snit' about something for sure! I even posted that as a question. Asked him "Why so glum? Are you feelin' under the weather or something, Harvey"? I thought it was just me until I saw a few other posters asking basically the same thing: Whatcha problem, man? LOL! As far as I can see(and I've REALLY tried to be objective), he's got no use whatsoever for MJ. I went way back in the old TMZ archives where there were old stories done on MJ before he died & they are all pretty slanted if you ask me. A nasty, condescending tone to them. Doesn't matter to me, he doesn't have to like him but Lord, don't try to 'pretend' that your not biased. He almost seemed to be 'perturbed' that someone asked about the kids 'biological origins' like, "because I said so" kind of attitude. I jumped on there & asked him why he didn't explain how he was so 'SURE' they weren't MJ's kids. This is what I wanted to hear, 'how' does he
know this info??Not so much 'WHO's' kids they were but what did he base HIS certainty on?! He sure seems like he has some 'inside track' on that info. I asked if there was some 'legal' reason he couldn't say how he knew but he just ignored the question or I got it in too late for him to see it. I rather think he ignored me.

I didn't think the Gerard Butler thing was all that funny really. Eminem beat him to that punch a long time ago. I realize this is a gossip site & that is what Harvey is 'supposed' to be posting but on a personal level I just didn't think his 'explanation' about why the article was put up was on the up & up. He says 'everybody is doing parodies of MJ'. Yeah well, fora while everyone was talking about TII but not a word on THIS site about that! He's full-o-chit where that's concerned in my opinion. I agree, with you. The short & dirty version? He doesn't like Michael Jackson & secretly wishes he could 'adopt' poor little Lindsey Lohan. LOL! Pardon me while I stick my finger down my throat,


janala4 good to see you back again. Thanks for the Evan Chandler link but somebody already posted it yesterday when the news broke.
I agree that there's something very strange about Harvey's attitude to some news stories about MJ. e.g. never posted a damn thing when This Is It premiered and now this. It comes across that he has a personal issue with MJ. Not good for someone in his position who should remain unbiased. I wonder if it has something to do with what LaToya wrote in her book about how Katherine and Joe feel about Jews. Surely not. Did you see how angry he got because so many hated the story of Butler dangling the doll? If he thinks that's so really funny then you have to raise your eyebrows. Bet he wouldn't think it was funny if someone was mocking Lindsay Lohan.

Posted at 8:22PM on Nov 18th 2009 by bunny



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1716 days ago
47.

SUSAN    

THIS MAN DOES NOT DESERVE A DIME FROM DEBBIE...HE IS A BLOOD-SUCKER! I don't care what anyone says, he stalked her and he should have a lawsuit thrown against him.

Good Luck with the Kids Debbie! I'm glad that you get to be in their lives!

1716 days ago
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Fred Farkel    



Anytime you random TMZ followers get curious about what MENOPAUSE looks like, just take a good long look at all of Debbie Rowe's recent video clips and then picture what it is like to wake up next to Satan.

Hell I don't know if god really exists but I sure as hell can promise you that SATAN exists.

1716 days ago
49.

paulette    

I agree that there's something very strange about Harvey's attitude to some news stories about MJ. e.g. never posted a damn thing when This Is It premiered and now this. It comes across that he has a personal issue with MJ. Not good for someone in his position who should remain unbiased. I wonder if it has something to do with what LaToya wrote in her book about how Katherine and Joe feel about Jews. Surely not. Did you see how angry he got because so many hated the story of Butler dangling the doll? If he thinks that's so really funny then you have to raise your eyebrows. Bet he wouldn't think it was funny if someone was mocking Lindsay Lohan.

Posted at 8:22PM on Nov 18th 2009 by bunny

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I agree with you..Nothing ever good about MJ! THIS IS IT was #1 no story on that the CD either. I would think Evan Chandler killing himself would be more news worthy then this clown dangling something out a window! Harvey absolutely does not like MJ. Mike on live as tried to say good things like having his CDS in his car and how good THIS IS IT was and Harvey just sits there and cringes in his seat and changes the subject!
Anyways this baby dangling thing is getting real old! Blankets how old?? No it was not good judgment on MJS part but how long do we have to hear about it? Wasn't good judgment when Brittany Spears drove with her kid on her lap but we don't hear about that anymore!!! Harvey says he doesn't want to put negative stuff out there on LOHAN because she had a bad childhood...WHAT?? Like Michaels was a walk in the park..But that doesn't stop TMZ from trashing him!!!

1716 days ago
50.

TMZBoy    

I'm sorry...but am I the only one who thinks she's GROSS.

1716 days ago
51.

Duh    

Hey Janalal4 are you still here

1716 days ago
52.

Duh    

59. I'm sorry...but am I the only one who thinks she's GROSS.

Posted at 9:13PM on Nov 18th 2009 by TMZBoy


I don't think she is all that attractive but she did remain loyal to Michael and never said a bad word about him. I am sure she had to sign some confidentiality agreement as was standard with Michael and other people, but she could have said bad things about him without violating that. She never has. And for the folks who say she walked away from her kids - I have read in many places where she DID have visits with them while Michael was alive, although I don't know if they know she is their (the first two) mother. And yes, she did negotiate with Michael's mother to make sure her "arrangement" with Michael still stood after his death, but she also made arrangements to see the kids and made a stipulation that they get counseling after his death. So I can't really talk bad about her, other than to say no, she isn't pretty. She kinda looks like a man with long hair.

1716 days ago
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janalal4    

61. 59. I'm sorry...but am I the only one who thinks she's GROSS.

Posted at 9:13PM on Nov 18th 2009 by TMZBoy


I don't think she is all that attractive but she did remain loyal to Michael and never said a bad word about him. I am sure she had to sign some confidentiality agreement as was standard with Michael and other people, but she could have said bad things about him without violating that. She never has. And for the folks who say she walked away from her kids - I have read in many places where she DID have visits with them while Michael was alive, although I don't know if they know she is their (the first two) mother. And yes, she did negotiate with Michael's mother to make sure her "arrangement" with Michael still stood after his death, but she also made arrangements to see the kids and made a stipulation that they get counseling after his death. So I can't really talk bad about her, other than to say no, she isn't pretty. She kinda looks like a man with long hair.

Posted at 9:25PM on Nov 18th 2009 by Deb



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OMG!! I can't keep up with you! Your bouncin' all over the d@mn place. Be still! LOL! I've been over on the OTHER article. Good-grief. That were over there givin' you a hard time, next thing I know I'm posting & talkin' to myself.

Yes, I think Ms. Rowe is MOST unattractive. I just wonder how many times she's actually SEEN those kids?? I'd be surprised if she has seen them once.

As to this paps lawsuit?? BS. You try to muscle & strong-arm your way in for a story that you think is gonna make you some bucks?? Then you get what you get. Occupational hazard as far as I'm concerned. I hope the judge throws him out on his aggressive & intrusive little azz!

1716 days ago
54.

janalal4    

Yikes, I'm sorry Deb. Never dreamed they would figure that out. I'm sorry, I suck!

1716 days ago
55.

TMZ ROCKS ON    

roflmaoatsmfb



mjfanatics and some mjfans are stupid and they suck
some are religious zealots idol worshipers holier than thou rollers and HYPOCRITES
some are psychotic and BI-POLAR on lithium and such they are dangerous on or off vicious and rabid - beware approach with care lest they take off some fingers or part of your face if you say anything they dont want to hear they are stupid

1716 days ago
56.

janalal4    

Janet's on the Robin Roberts special in 10 minutes. I think this is new(but hell, I thought the Evan Chandler thing was news-been indisposed for awhile). Anyhoo, anybody who wants to watch, it's 10pm on ABC

1716 days ago
57.

Moonbeam    

I can't help but wonder if MJ's mother had a little more of Debbie's strength of attitude, that maybe MJ would not have been allowed to have been so abused as a child. I can't imagine that Debbie would ever have have let any man beat her children if she had found herself in a similar situation.

Of course, it was a different time and place when MJ was growing up, and a woman could not necessarily count on law enforcement authority back-up and protection that is usually extended offered today.

1716 days ago
58.

Duh    

63. Yikes, I'm sorry Deb. Never dreamed they would figure that out. I'm sorry, I suck!

Posted at 9:45PM on Nov 18th 2009 by janalal4

All they figured out is that she is an old poster. If she sees this tomorrow she will probably laugh. And if I know them they probably think it is me, but it's not ROFLMAO! They think they know so much, when most of the time they are WRONG! Although I must admit, TMZ ROCKS ON seems to know an awful lot about Michael for a hater! Gawd, I hope I don't have to give him props for that!

1716 days ago
59.

Kaz    

EMERALD

We're still missing you madly.

You're in our thoughts and prayers.

Please try and get a message thru for us.

xxx

1716 days ago
60.

MJFan4LIFE    

According to wikipedia, Evan Chandler was found dead yesterday, Nov. 17th. -Steve

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