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Unofficial MJ Memorial -- Katherine in the House!

6/27/2010 7:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Forever Michael Memorial that went down last night didn't have the blessing of Michael Jackson's estate or his brother Randy, but it did have the support of his mother Katherine.

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The matriarch of the Jackson clan was in attendance at the Beverly Hilton last night -- our spies say Katherine, Tito Jackson and one of Randy's daughters were the only Jackson family members that were there.

We're told the place looked about "half empty" and the only celebs our sources saw were Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman and Eddie Griffin.

As for food and drinks -- the menu consisted of a choice of salmon or steak and domestic beer could be purchased for $8.50, wine for $10.

Not exactly fit for a King.

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61.

Tellit    

51. If he had panicked and wanted to run, he'd grab them and run. But that's not what happened.
Posted at 1:38 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by aston
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lol...and do pray tell...just where to, what to, and how was he suppose to run? lmao He'd been living (with MJ3) on the lam and at the mercy of numerous others (the Shiek, Michael Flatley, etc) since his well went dry after 2005. He and the Jackon clan ran through the $$$$ he mortgaged Neverland/Catalog for...in no time flat.
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At the time of his "death" Michael Jackson was literally living at the financial mercy of AEG!
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Honey...wake up....to the FACTS.

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62.

Black    

dumbest posts ever are the ones saying the children are safe or can now play outside since MJ's dead. we all know the profile of child molesters and Michael is not in that catogory, but i'd bet there's a few commenting on these boards that are.

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63.

fordtocarr    

56. 44. This entire death "charade" folks hinges on....
convincing and KEEPING Michael Jackson "dead".
Posted at 1:08 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by Tellit
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Well, I believed your theory for a while. Not anymore. There's no way to prove your theory and I just can't see this to be true. Too many people involved. Again, why do the 'drug' death. Just makes MJ look worse in the public eye, for those 'haters' and the media. Just fake - hoax a heart attack and 'die'. NO courts, trials, gettin everyone else involved. Makes no sense. MJ was tired, worn out and beaten down for so long. Why is this a shock really, how much can/could one man take without breaking, ya know. Mike as only human!
Posted at 1:24 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by jenny
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He wasn't so broken down that he couldn't go shopping. LOL.
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This way...because of the drama...the credibility.
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He rehearsed the night before...the 02 looming..already packed up for the move into his "mansion" outside London.
Who is going to believe that Michael Jackson just dropped dead...was buried...period.
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But...add a debt-ridden inept (or portrayed to be) doctor, drugs (which he was on), manslaughter charges, murder conspiracies....and what do you have?
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a "death" surrounded by DRAMA DRAMA....CONTROVERSY....EXTRAVAGANZA...manipulate the media (Michael Jackson was a pro at these ploys)...was needed to IGNITE the tremendous instantaneous revitalization of his "career"...SELL that TII do***entary film/DVD...the ONLY means they had (at the time) of pulling his debt out of the red. Subsequently CD sales/everything MJ skyrocketed. Auction item prices skyrocketed..went through the roof. (even for gawdy overpriced furniture he ordered and never even sat on! lol)
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Without this "manufactured" drama...the fan response would have been MAYBE....what?... 1/4 of what it has ballooned into.
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Michael Jackson may have spent a hundred million on this farce...but he's profitted HUNDREDS of millions...even maybe BILLIONS...it takes money to make money.
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Michael Jacksons flamboyant dramatic "death" was PARAMOUNT in order to achieve the maximum effect.
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Michael Jackson never did anything halfazzed.




I agree with this. There are more and more people agreeing on this, so they have to pull out things like this memorial stuff. Michael, of course wouldn't let his little girl cry, or kids hurt. That is because they know. That is why they chewed gum and didn't look too disturbed and the family kept glasses on. If you review facts it proves it all. LOOK, no arrest made for the murder of the worlds most famous person??? Come on....
The only thing I don't understand is Katherine. She must've gave up her religion to go along with this or she'd be disfellowshipped. It is a lie and she is promoting it.

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64.

Gsharon 710    

I still say the stun gun thing was not an accident. I honestly believe that someone is going to try and cause trouble in the Jackson home until those children are removed. Then where does the children and money go?



The man who helped Katherine with her book and Debbie friends?



Hope Jermaine and Randy's childrens Mother is out of the house. I don't trust her at all. She is privy to a lot of information and would sue if she were put out?



Katherine, don't worry about these tributes, stay home, watch those children and don't be so trusting.

1490 days ago
65.

IMissMyMichael    

Leave Mike and his family alone. Some People need to get a life.

1490 days ago
66.

anonymous    

If Mike was actually a child molester he wouldn't be always telling us that he allows for children to sleep in his bed with him. Pedophiles keep these things secret, they don't broadcast such things to the whole world.

1490 days ago
68.

Tellit    

39. And made Michael Jackson the fall guy to pay for all HER mistakes....during most of his life.
Randys accusations of exploitation of his parents is pure BS.
Katherine and Joe are fully aware and in control of their actions.
Posted at 12:34 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by Tellit
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I agree, Tellit. Not to mention all the BS Jehovah Witness religious nonsense she shoved down their throats. Crap, Mike was out in disguise, as a major star, going door to door still with his engraved JS stuff. What these parents did to their kids, specifically, Mike, is horrible. The pressure little Michael Jackson was under is unimaginable and inexcusable. He never had peer - friendship relationships with any kids, working 12 - 15 hour days as just a little boy - strip clubs, all hours of the night, being beat up and abused. you can see, when he was young and on stage, fear in his eyes. He didn't know what the hell was happening, I'm sure. Frckn' Joe telling Mike (his kids) he/they couldn't call him daddy or dad, "Call me Joseph". Unbelievable!
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I hope the 'fans' don't buy one piece of crap from this family! Enough already. Katherine sat back and watched this. The abuse of her children. Poor little Michael, the weight of the world on his young shoulders....
.....This whole scenario is a tragedy and nothing but sad.
RIP, Michael Jackson...
Posted at 1:19 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by jenny
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jenny...you put it all right on ...but still..lightly! Touching the tip of the iceberg. lol
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They sucked him almost to death...and left him almost friggin insane and drug addicted.
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BUT still...this Michael J. Jackson....sick, beaten down, broke,...mustered himself to save himself (& primarily his children..) from poverty/shame, but in so doing HAD to save the rest of his sorry azzed family...YET AGAIN!!!...(and he needed to pay off his debts and save the Catalog)....by staging his own "death".
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Had he actually died on June 25th...his creditors would have gobbled up any and all assets he had for years and years to come....leaving his children and his sorry parents destitute.
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Could Michael Jackson do that?
HELL NO!!!!
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Michael Jackson is not dead.

1490 days ago
69.

mary    

He Is Alone,Alone & Rotting In A Wall Feeding The Bugs
Posted at 3:27 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by UNWell



Y.A.W.N.
Still here, Deb/UNWell/etc?

1490 days ago
70.

fordtocarr    

70. PS: and WHO did Michael Jackson call back onto his team just 3 weeks before his "death"?....why!/why? John Branca...the financial Wizard....to team with the Wizard of illusion...Michael Jackson.
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Michael Jackson created the idea...Branca and key others helped him achieve it.



Posted at 2:56 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by Tellit




You are so right on!!! I agree totally and am glad you are pointing these things out. (are you visiting this site?? http://www.michaeljacksonhoaxforum.com/news.php )

1490 days ago
71.

jenny    

Could Michael Jackson do that?
HELL NO!!!!
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Michael Jackson is not dead.



Posted at 3:40 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by Tellit



I don't know. And I don't know why I'm so interested in this, it's bizarre. However, having said that, I just rewatched a bit of the Bashir Inteview. MJ was really out of touch during this time, really! He became SO isolated, a prisoner in his own world. I truly believe he was incredibly lonely and should have gotten help years ago. His tone and tenor during this interview is very off and he just seems so removed from every thing. Just no sense of reality. Again, what did one really expect from him? I believe he had a very hard, troubled and painful life. I wouldn't want it...would you? IMO, he didn't care about money, never was taught about it, never had to. Look at his parents, they didn't teach him anything, they used him. Their little money making machine. Forget that he was just a kid. Jackson, IMO, had no sense of reality, how could he?



Thus, the drugs, the escape, the relief from lonliness, the relief from his troubled life and isolation. Drugs, of course, what did we expect?



Maybe he did hoax his death. I'd be happy if he did. I would like to think that after a very difficult, media bashing - fish bowl life, he could find some peace. I have no problem with this, hell, this country basically destroyed him, that's how I feel and took his career away - millions of dollars spent in bogus trial cases against him. Ask yourself tellit, how would you or ANYONE else handle this. I'd have taken my life, probably. I think MJ was naive to many things as he was so isolated and had 'yes' people sucking up all over him..fans too. He gave $350 million dollars to charity. I keep saying this and tellit, you can say it was JUST a tax write off. you're smart than that and you know the limits to that 'tax write off' as well.



If it was a hoax, he's still gone and won't return and we'll never really know?

1490 days ago
72.

shell517nj    

what are people talking about? The article is about the small attendance at the memorial event.

1490 days ago
73.

jenny    

one thing i did find odd...karen faye said she was at the rehearsals, why...MJ never wore makeup for rehearsals. Why would he need his makeup artist there...it was just a rehearsal...or was it because it was a MOVIE? A planned movie?



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74.

Tellit    

79. That is why they chewed gum and didn't look too disturbed and the family kept glasses on. If you review facts it proves it all. LOOK, no arrest made for the murder of the worlds most famous person??? Come on....
The only thing I don't understand is Katherine. She must've gave up her religion to go along with this or she'd be disfellowshipped. It is a lie and she is promoting it.
Posted at 3:21 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by fordtocarr
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lmao...
You got thi right fordtocarr....
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Re Katherine Jackson and her "religion"?
Katherine Jackson puts NOTHING...before $$$$$.
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I'll NEVER resort to using her having known poverty at some point in her life as an excuse for her actions.
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Under God's heaven there are no excuses for Katherine Jacksons repeated transgressions over the years regarding the safety and welfare (including the lack of teaching responsibility/morals...primarily her sons) of her children.
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Katherine Jacksons only valid excuse is personal G.R.E.E.D. and keepin her dysfunctional family's (which she alone caused) nest feathered.....no matter what Michaels expense.
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She's sliding these unauthorized shena****ns under the door...because she knows if she goes before Joe...Michael Jackson will cut Joe's sorry azz off ASAP. That's why Joe's pushing so hard for an independent MJFT allowance...the lawsuit against Murray, etc.
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Michael Jackson will not allow Branca/MJFT to put the skids to most of Kate/Joes independent MJ exploitive shameless $$ shena****ns. Although he was not made privy (or matbe he was? He could never say NO to his mother...He tried to re the Pepsi commercial!! but she still talked him into it) to them beforehand. They sprang it on him.....waited until what? a couple/few of days before this event to announce it.

1490 days ago
75.

Tellit    

If it was a hoax, he's still gone and won't return and we'll never really know?
Posted at 3:59 PM on Jun 27, 2010 by jenny
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That's right.
But we will know.
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And I myself?
Well...I hope he does pull it off.
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But he should at least be credited with his MOST creative stroke of genius to date!!! And in many ways his selfless motives for doing so. To save (not just himself) but his family's financial ruin.
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lmao

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