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Jackson Executors -- Beyond the Call of Duty

12/17/2009 4:49 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson The executors of Michael Jackson's estate have filed documents, explaining why they should be entitled to more than the statutory fee most executors get -- a big reason ... Joe Jackson.

According to legal docs filed with the court, co-executors John Branca and John McClain had to defend the estate from a steady barrage of attacks by Joe Jackson and, until recently, by Katherine Jackson.

They also claim they've been working 14 hours a day, 7 days a week since they were appointed. And, they claim, their "business reputations and the character and reputation of Michael Jackson were repeatedly assaulted by personal and unfounded attacks" which they were forced to correct publicly in order to protect the Michael Jackson brand.

Branca and McClain say at the time Michael Jackson died ... Michael and his businesses were defendants in 11 separate lawsuits and it only got worse after his death.

Branca and McClain want more than the statutory fee -- which is a percentage of the value of the estate. They're asking for "extraordinary compensation" for the work most executors never have to do.

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the peoples court    

Saint Michael?

Many people act like Michael Jackson is a saint who would never lie about anything, but he denied for years that he had any plastic surgery. Sounds like a lie. He said in the famous 2003 60 Minutes interview that the cops hurt his shoulders when he was arrested and he couldn't lift his arms, but he clearly did lift at least one arm during the interview and he also waved and gave the peace sign days before. Looks like a lie. Michael said in that same interview that there was "doo-doo" on the floor, walls, and ceiling of the restroom he used and that he was locked in there for 45 minutes, but that doesn't make any sense if you've seen news footage of the inside of the place and understand that Michael was only there for about an hour. Smells like a lie. And those are just a few examples, so can you understand that he's not a saint and that he does lie?



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17.

Balls has no Balls    

Deb suck`s!You don`t know it all,dumb a**!

1669 days ago
18.

the peoples court    

You Can Keep the Music

All we seem to hear over the years are lies and lame excuses from Michael and his camp, but many of his fans still scream that he is the next best thing to Jesus. You don't have to believe that Michael Jackson is innocent to like his music. Separate the music from the man. Even if he finally admits on National TV that he is a child molester, you don't have to throw out his CDs. Yes, I know, some of you are probably sitting there screaming, "but he is innocent, you stinky doo-doo head!" You cannot say that Michael is 100 percent or 1,000 percent innocent unless you have been with him 24 hours a day.



1669 days ago
19.

Duh    




Posted at 3:29PM on Dec 17th 2009 by the peoples court

While some of what you say is true, not all of it is. YOU have some nerve coming in here all self-righteous and judgmental, telling other people what to and what not to do.

Yeah, I bet you are a real pillar of your community. NOT.

1669 days ago
20.

the peoples court    

18. Deb suck`s!You don`t know it all,dumb a**!

Posted at 3:31PM on Dec 17th 2009 by hate DEB



That's the best post I read all day.

1669 days ago
21.

Duh    

18. Deb suck`s!You don`t know it all,dumb a**!

Posted at 3:31PM on Dec 17th 2009 by hate DEB


Well hello Harvey back from your nap - er - I mean, Christmas shopping so soon?

You know you were asleep, a$$hole, because you stayed up all night in here last night. You are not fooling anyone but yourself, dimwad.

1669 days ago
22.

A.B.    

to people's court - (well, don't include me in that pompous signature)

Comparing Michael to a mass murderer and rapist is crazy. He deserves to be remembered for his musical genius and the tremendous joy he brought to millions of people with his records, videos and performances. He had flaws, but the things he was ridiculed for were usually ridiculously small and unimportant. He destroyed his nose and wore surgical masks! Big deal.

How the heck could he possibly have saved the world? He did his best to help out and donated millions and millions of dollars to make children's lives better. You go save the world, if you know how to do it.

1669 days ago
23.

Artrina    

I don't blame the executors. I hope they take the extra funds out of the $$ Daddy and Mommy dearest receive.

1669 days ago
24.

Duh    

21. 18. Deb suck`s!You don`t know it all,dumb a**!

Posted at 3:31PM on Dec 17th 2009 by hate DEB



That's the best post I read all day.

Posted at 3:34PM on Dec 17th 2009 by sick b^tch


OF COURSE you would think that - you wrote it!

1669 days ago
25.

Irene    

You cannot say that Michael is 100 percent or 1,000 percent innocent unless you have been with him 24 hours a day.



Posted at 3:32PM on Dec 17th 2009 by the peoples court
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Were you with him 24 hours a day????


1669 days ago
26.

Duh    

Were you with him 24 hours a day????


Posted at 3:36PM on Dec 17th 2009 by Irene


Good point, Irene.

1669 days ago
27.

a total fan    

To the peoples court: being able to lift your arm in one direction doesn't mean you can lift it in another. Michael demonstrated that he could lift his arm across his chest but so high but it doesn't mean he couldn't lift it to his sides. From experience: I pulled a muscle, I could lift my arm above my head but now way could I reach to scratch my back. And "45 minutes" does fit into "an hour span".

1669 days ago
28.

Irene    

Rare Michael Christmas footage, only 11 seconds but always worthwhile!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt-4CPhoA6c&feature=related

1669 days ago
29.

Irene    

Hello Deb, good to see you!
I hope you and Henry will have a great Christmas and he will be home with you soon.

1669 days ago
30.

!    

Is that a hole at the side of his nose?
That a$$ he has for a chin is sexy.

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