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James Brown Did Not Continue His World Tour

3/12/2010 3:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

There are reports that James Brown's body is missing from his crypt -- as in, stolen -- but TMZ has learned the Godfather of Soul never left the building.

James Brown
The morbid dispute arose when one of Brown's illegitimate daughters, LaRhonda Pettit, told a UK newspaper that the singer's body was mysteriously moved from the temporary crypt in South Carolina in an attempt to keep her from having another autopsy performed on the body.

Brown died in 2006 -- and Pettit had suggested foul play.

But a lawyer who represents 5 of Brown's children tells TMZ James is right where he should be -- in his crypt -- still dressed to the nines in one of his famously awesome "farewell" outfits.

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46.

CH    

What other body will end up missing from the crypt? Piece by piece until Michael is revealed.

1504 days ago
47.

Jackson Insider    



54. I'm dead ?????? But I feel good,,,,, I know that I would,,,Hey !! Step back,,,gonna kiss myself

Posted at 5:49PM on Mar 12th 2010 by James Brown

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loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

1504 days ago
48.

Robyn    

Why are people so shocked his freak show family took him on a death tour. Video and these pictures were on tv everyday. It's the creepy family's fault that these are out there.

1504 days ago
49.

Sid    

Which one is the real James brown ?

1504 days ago
50.

What?    

Due to some celebrities status - such as JB who was inspiration present during the Civil Rights Movement - their death affects many. Subsequently, like Elvis and Michael their are several memorial services. So the family is taking them on tour, but allowing public viewing, which would allow pictures to be taken. Hopefully, there isn't anyone who believes these are recent photos. For persons with minimal intelligent and insult would be wasted on his/her suggestion to disrespect the dead by dancing or selling their body parts. Person of that statue should not considered being an organ donor. God forbid that someone would possibly inherit their black heart. Within the same vein, that person should not be concerned with the possiblity of science wanting to study their one gray matter after their demise.

1504 days ago
51.

elaine    

I'm surprised they didn't try to blame Michael Jackson for that & sue the estate for the missing JB. It's still early, the lawyers will think of that sooner or later. Michael's ghost, YES I can see tabloid's mouths watering at the thought of it.

1504 days ago
52.

Sue    

Some website said that they had no idea why, but that James Brown did have costume changes at his own funeral, thus the two different outfits?? Yicks!!

1504 days ago
53.

Lori    

The first picture was taken at his New York memorial and the second was taken at his Georgia Gala. It was quite the elaborate affair with his gold casket being carried down the streets of New York in a horse drawn Glass hearse. I can only imagine that the family had him change clothes as a tribute to his showmanship.

As far as people saying the family will be upset...they are the ones that had him displayed in two suits. They are the ones that took his body on tour. The whole thing was a big circus complete with nachos and pretzels served to mourners during his Georgia funeral.

1504 days ago
54.

mothermercury    

Okay..so musicians change their costumes often, but thats just crazy!

1503 days ago
55.

wish mj was here    

first id like to ask this why are you people bringing up michael jackson for.this story has nothing to do with him.another thing im so sick of people on here trashing michael calling him jacko and stuff.his name isnt jacko are you retarded or something.#19 how do you know michael is still alive.do you have very good proof of it if so id like to see it if i may.tmz its terrible to put these pics up here like this but i think i know why you did it its giving us a clue to what you really know.just look at the outfits glove and gold casket.am i getting close yet tmz.

1503 days ago
56.

Tiger's Help Sucks Too    

It used to be quite common for people to take photos of deceased lying in their caskets, or to make "death masks" of famous deceased people. Like Abraham Lincoln for example. It's not disgusting, it's just a way of memorializing the dead. Death IS a part of life, you know.

1503 days ago
57.

LongJohn69    

How's the song go?.......James Brown's body lies a molding in the grave......etc. etc. etc.

1503 days ago
58.

confucius    

MJ WORE A WHITE SUITE NOT A PURPLE SUITE OR BLACK SUIT. AS FOR OTHERS .. SKIN AND CARTILAGE WAS USED FROM HIS LEFT EAR TO HELP REPAIR HIS NOSE. IF YOU READ THE ENTIRE AUTOPSY THEN YOU WILL KNOW HE DIDN'T HAVE A PROSTHETIC NOSE, ONLY SCARS FROM SURGERY. GET A CLUE AND STOP OBSESSING OF PICKING ON A DEAD MAN. P.S. THIS IS A STORY ABOUT JAMES BROWN NOT MJ, JUST IN CASE YOUR READING SKILLS AREN'T UP TO PAR :)

1503 days ago
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What?    

Whoever is Kooky Klown is either 1) 6 years old 2)Mentally Challenged or 3)both 1 and 2. I would hate to think an adult is that immature and/or has that much time on his/her hands to submit the continous flow or rubbish that is posted. If this person happens to be an adult, this person much be a loner with minimal social skills; subsequently, no friends. We all know the kid that was last picked or never picked/included.

1503 days ago
60.

Me    

19. Michael Jackson is ALIVE.

HOAX!!!!!!!!!!!!!

www.michaeljacksonhoaxdeath.net

Posted at 1:52PM on Mar 12th 2010 by Didi

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IDIOT!!!

You and your hoaxfriends see MJ in Jermaine's sunglasses during an interview reg. MJ's death... You believe a strange italian person called "BoW", she claims to be an insider who is in contact with MJ -- I bet she provides the ticket sales for that tribute show in London in June (Jermaine is the initiator)...
This and many other really sick n freaky statements tells me very much about the "believers" mental condition!
You ask for answers? Just look in front of your nose, there is the answer:

Michael Jackson is gone - NO HOAX!

1503 days ago
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