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Debbie Rowe Wins Defamation Suit

3/3/2010 1:53 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Debbie Rowe Wins Defamation SuitMichael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe just won a defamation lawsuit she filed against a woman who allegedly spread lies about her in the press -- and now Debbie's $27,000 richer for it.

Debbie sued Rebecca White back in July when White went on "Extra" after Michael's death and claimed Debbie didn't care about getting custody of Michael's kids ... and was only interested in getting money from the Jackson family.

Rebecca never responded to Debbie's lawsuit ... so the judge entered a default judgment today in L.A. County Superior Court.

Debbie was awarded $27,000 -- including $10,000 in damages for the emotional distress she supposedly suffered after White's interview hit the airwaves.

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sue    

well she hit the money train again!!! how interesting she just keeps on benefiting doesnt she? sue from tampa

1640 days ago
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Missy    

Yay Debbie! Hope you also win the one you filed against TMZ!

1640 days ago
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John    

In other news, Debbie's lawsuit against TMZ for airing portions of an interview of hers without permission is still before the courts. You should fire your lawyer Jason Beckerman for that one. The dude slipped up.

1640 days ago
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Susan from MD    

Debbie, please adopt Blanket and get custody of all three of Michael's kids before any of them sustain any injury at the hands of those horrible bully Jacksons.

1640 days ago
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Twinker    

Yay Debbie...now go and save your kids!

1640 days ago
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Lisa    

I wish I can win $27,000.
I didn't know she has a lawsuit against TMZ.

1640 days ago
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a total fan    

Good for her. To date she has kept her and Michael's relationship private. I like her.

1640 days ago
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Missy    

4. Debbie, please adopt Blanket and get custody of all three of Michael's kids before any of them sustain any injury at the hands of those horrible bully Jacksons.

Posted at 2:24PM on Mar 3rd 2010 by Susan


Debbie doesn't want the children! She signed her rights away to their dad. Those children are just fine living with Katherine,it's Jermaines children that should not be living there! After all that house is owned by Prince,Paris,and Blanket!

1640 days ago
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SANTAFEJACK    

The win is all well and good, but COLLECTING the money is a WHOLE different matter; just ask Harvey...he's a lawyer.

1640 days ago
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Cali MJ Fan    

Good for Debbie! I really wish she could see her children. Totally a Debbie Rowe supporter here!

1640 days ago
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Whamo    

This woman has done nothing wrong but look less atractive than people think she should look. People make a lot of assumptions about her being a bad parent and a money grubber. Many woman have been surrrogates and been paid. She's done nothing evil or bad, she's never gone on ET and made wild acccusations about MJ she just wants to be left alone and not have her name dragged through the mud...just because she not very pretty. If I had Paps following me around 24/7 I freak out too at times. She's not a celeb, she was just a baby maker for a freak.

1640 days ago
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kim    

If only Michal Jackson sued all the losers who wrote untrue things about him over the years. Maybe he would still be here.

They can say what they want about you Debbie but I have always admired your strength and honesty. Michael did right by choosing you to carry Paris and Prince as he knew he could trust you and you would never sell him out. You helped bring him some of the real joy he experienced in this rotten, rotten world.

1640 days ago
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Linda    

Debbie is a not a media whore. I like her a lot. I hope she can live her life in peace and that people leave her alone. She's about the only person who didn't sell out Michael.

1640 days ago
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Darlene    

Good for you Debbie!!!!! ;o)

1640 days ago
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Jerry Martin    

But it's still cool to call her an ugly old pig, right?

1640 days ago
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