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Katherine Jackson's Secret Contract

11/12/2010 9:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Katherine Jackson has been bitterly complaining the Michael Jackson Estate is not giving her enough money, and now we know what she's done to supplement her income in a big way.

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TMZ has obtained a contract Katherine signed with Vintage Pop Media (VPM), the company that owns tens of thousands of photos, videos and other MJ items.  Under the deal -- which is not sanctioned by the MJ Estate -- Katherine agreed to participate in the production of "The Katherine Jackson Story," some sort of MJ documentary set to music.  Katherine also agreed to pen the book that was just released, "Never Can Say Goodbye."

In return for her work, VPM -- owned by her controversial business partner Howard Mann -- agreed to pay Katherine 25% of the net profits with a minimum monthly guarantee of $10,000-a-month.  But here's what's really interesting ... there's no end date for the $10-grand-a-month, so if you read the contract literally, VPM agrees to pay Katherine at least $10k-a-month for the rest of her life.

And get this.  The contract also says Katherine has the legal right to "forever bind" Michael's kids, Prince, Paris and Blanket.  According to sources familiar with the MJ Estate, Katherine does not have the power to contractually bind Michael's kids.

Katherine is already raking in $26,000-a-month from the MJ Estate, but she's complaining she wants more.  Looks like she found it.

Howard Mann tells TMZ, "This is one of several agreements with Mrs. Jackson. This was a starting point in our relationship."


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256.

nan    

well i just read a few of the comments about debbie rowe.i think debbie cares about those children and wants to make sure they are in good hands.mainly katherines .
i dont really think she wants the responsibility of raising the children. i remember mj saying that she was a wonderful person but just would not be able to handle it.
i am a parent and if u r doing it right its a lot of work..
i think she loved mj and just keeps an eye on the kids more to keep everybody in line.i am sure she recieved some compensation as well
i agree that i wish mj told people things were none of heir business..especially bashir
but he was such a sweet person and he thought he was talking to someone who was trying to understand him.after all hadnt a good friend vouched for bashir..
i hope there is a special place in h@ll for bashir and their mutual friend..

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257.

get it right    

Wow. MJ Ruls?? .... and, that's only the tip of the iceberg! LOL What more could anyone expect of a FAKE MJ lover = actually HATE as they would support the pure born of hell greed fake azz Saint KJ ALL about the $$$$$ she swooped in like the vulture she is to grab at the guardianship of MJ's babies, and exploit the hell out of them WITH THIS CONTRACT = PROOF.

Stfu already plz, you're either on something yourself or are a COMPLETE idiot naturally. Too stupid to stop embarrassing yourself, obviously, with all that rambling on making NO sense in trying to think and act like you're anywhere near intelligent let alone tell MJULS that they have no idea what they are talking about... all of that just screams that you're obviously way short on reading comprehension skills. Ghetto, much?? Yeah.. MUCH. JUST LIKE KJ.

Same with that Sofi. I mean, com'on... seriously! SOOO simple to understand wth MJULS wrote, let alone doing that 5 yr old foot stomping whine about whom MJULS's responded what to whom. Then comes back to tell a poster WHAT THEY ALREADY STATED.

LOL!! @ both of you... are you the same person, or there's actually two separate people that are as completely backward and wastes of bandwidth of posting as yours' on this thread?

NO point in asking either of you what part of MJULS posts you didn't get as OBVIOUSLY the answer is Zeeerrroooo. LMAO

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mjlover456    

Posted at 6:18 PM on Dec 15, 2010 by mjuls


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@Mjuls is 100% CORRECT, in CA this is how it works.

Thanks, @Mjuls, happy holidays to you too. It's very cool of you to breakdown the legal angles for us. I for one hope you will come back in 2011 & continue to comment.

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mjlover456    

Posted at 1:25 PM on Dec 15, 2010 by mymjj5 & Posted at 1:29 PM on Dec 15, 2010 by mymjj5
& Posted at 1:50 PM on Dec 15, 2010 by mymjj5

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@mymjj5, I've gotta say your comments border on the ridiculous!!!!! Some of your rants are just absurd. You sound like the kid in the back of the class saying "Oooo, ooo... pick me!!! Pick me!!! I need attention." You don't know all there is to know about MJ but go on & on like you do. You can't just make stuff up or twist facts about MJ or his kids & other family to fit some idea in your head. Do you even read the things you write? The fact that you wrote "besides, I love to ruffle the feathers of the haters who try to sound as if they know what they're talking about" says it all. C'mon, I'm sorry but there is NO WAY you have the professional credentials you say you have and then write the kind of comments you do. Just sayin'...

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260.

sofi    

get it right you don't know what you are talking about.

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261.

sofi    

Mjuls
Thank you for responding to my questions because i know how hard it is for you to give me simple explanations since i am not a university graduate.If you are still around allow to ask you:

1)Did Michael put the money he left aside for his children in 3 separate bank accounts under their names?

2)In 2001 while Michael was in England he said he left Sony,so what made him change his mind in 2006 and he agreed to a Sonybacked refinancing deal that year?

3)Mjuls i know you said that a homicide is called a murder when there is evidence showing that the person who commited it in fact WANTED TO KILL THE VICTIM but isn't negligence=murder?
murray didn't do anything to save Michael but tried to save himself.Is it a mattter of legal terms or just playing with words?

Mjuls last but not least i wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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262.

mymjj5    

typo:

btw: the following class clowns now successful comedians and actors all graduated from college:Leno, Letterman, Will Farrell, Seinfield, Robin Williams, and Adam Sandler. The biggest oooh oooh oooh nutcase of them all Aston Kutcher majored in Biochemistry but did not graduate from the University of Iowa. He's doing quite well for himself too........

whewww!!!! that was a close one!

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mymjj5    

C'mon, I'm sorry but there is NO WAY you have the professional credentials you say you have and then write the kind of comments you do. Just sayin'...
Posted at 1:12 AM on Dec 17, 2010 by mjlover456
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Sounds like I'm getting on someone else’s truth nerves. I'm not twisting the facts. My posts are not based on years of rubbish from the mainstream that hated him to the core of killing him. Once again this is a gossip site. There’s no need for me to flex the muscles of my personal experiences, education, and employment history. I'm only discussing public information regarding MJ. MJruls was responding with some of the other posters. I only involved myself because MJruls questioned my use of generalities.
I clearly outline for MJruls why I chose to respond in such a fashion. If I’ve offended anyone with my post I'm sorry. Better now? Everyone’s opinion should be respected even if we don’t agree or understand. I’m only defending MJ based solely on what "I know" and believe.
I'm not here to belittle anyone’s intellect or the lack thereof because we’re all different and view MJ differently. If you or anyone else cannot understand my posts, means that you should just scroll on by. There are several people on here who understand perfectly where I'm coming from and they respond in a matter of which I can relate. I hope this helps you. I’ll leave my typical sarcasm out of this post just this once.

btw: the following class clowns now successful comedians and actors all graduated from colleg:Leno, Letterman, Will Farrell, Seinfield, Robin Williams, and Adam Sandler. The biggest oooh oooh oooh nutcase of them all Aston Kutcher majored in Biochemistry but did not graduate from the University of Iowa. He's doing quite well for himself too..........

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mymjj5    

The fact that you wrote besides, I love to ruffle the feathers of the haters who try to sound as if they know what they're talking about.
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@mjlover456

If you are not a hater and you know what your talking about, your feathers would not feel ruffled.

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265.

mymjj5    

Ghetto, much?? Yeah.. MUCH. JUST LIKE KJ.
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@get it right

You sound like *^^%$#%&(&$!!!!!. Placing a Bentley grill on a Chrysler 300, that's ghetto. Angelina Jolie and Sandra Bullock all dressed to the nines while their black children go around with ungroomed nappy looking hair....THAT'S GHETTO!!!!
Your usage of the term ghetto ALL out of context..........
now that's just mighty white of you!!!!!LMAO!!!!!

Holla!!!

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266.

mymjj5    

ooopps my bad

That's "Ashton" Kutcher............ooops don't want to offend anyone or step on anyone's touchy, feely, intellectual toes!!

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267.

mjlover456    

Posted at 9:14 AM on Dec 17, 2010 by mymjj5

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@mymjj5

Wow, I hate to sink so low to resort to name calling, but you really are a total nutter. You’ve twisted the facts even in your last post where you try to tell us that you do not twist facts. Mjuls (like “@Get It Right” already pointed out, it’s “Mjuls”, not “MJruls”) never questioned you at all. You commented that she/he was wrong about the info they posted & then posted info from an unrelated article to “support” your claim. Then Mjuls replied & explained - quite nicely I might add - that your “source” was based on generalities and didn’t take into consideration things like state law and the exact specifics of MJ3. Honestly, you do this a lot on every thread around here (not just this time w/ Mjuls, but w/ everyone.)

You do not “know” anything more about MJ or his family then anyone else here. Some of your statements are just outrageous!!! Yep, we are entitled to our own opinions, but if we put those opinions in a public place like TMZ we can’t complain when others comment on those opinions. When other commenters try to point out that the info you use to “support” your opinions is flat out wrong, you retaliate w/ crazy rants telling others they are “stupid” & try to force your opinion on the rest of us. Sometimes when I read your rants I think you are just ignorant. Others times I think you are just a trouble maker looking to cause trouble. (FTR, I don’t care which is the case.) You’re so wrong when you say “Sounds like I'm getting on someone else’s truth nerves.” The truth is you’re just getting on our nerves.

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268.

get it right    

@mjlover456 -- nailed it, thank you.

The only "truth nerve" that's struck is the TRUTH that lies in the content, AND context of mymjj5 postings = Something WAY off center... (idk bipolar + delusional) about mymjj5 that brings on the "stands the hair off the back of your neck" WTF feeling of might even be literally dangerous to be around this type of person IRL with the UNGLUED loose cannon thing he/she keeps spewing... that's the ONLY factoid that is painfully clear about him/her of their own typings.... WAY different then the run of the mill 'mj haters' that post MJ's a pedo and whatnot dumpster diving nothing better to do maladjusted 12 yr olds.


Way creepy IMO, this mymjj5 is .... obnoxious as hell, KEEPS ON embarrassing themselves with these complete off the wall 'issues' of desperate need of attention and completely baseless delusional claims of "facts".


Gets on the NERVES period, is damn right. The kind that if he/she were my neighbor they'd be the kind to bang on the privacy fence I'd have spent big $$ on to have put up to keep them AWAY and "over there" away from my family, but they'd turn it into saying they had the right to bang away at it and hang nasty underwear on it for ME to be downwind of, as the side facing their yard is theirs to do with what they want and if you didn't like it I wouldn't have put the fence up to begin with so THAT was an invitation for them -- know what I mean? -- there'd be a For Sale sign in my yard honey.. THAT kinda freak(y) can't be fixed, and it ain't worth it!! Yeah, I'd go THAT far to get away from that kind of neighbor from hell.


Sofi: NO BODY has to be a rocket scientist or college grad to find the info you REPEATEDLY ask Mjuls to answer over and over again! ... LOOK IT UP YOUR DAMN SELF... hello GOOGLE. You're just that damn lazy, and quite frankly YES.. STUPID. YOU posted that some other poster asked MJULS a question YOU calim was based on something that YOU asked of MJULS and just HAD to post that complete idiot I'LL HAVE EVERYBODY KNOW THAT MJULS RESPONDED TO "MY" QUESTION PPL! YOU MUST NOW ASK ME FOR PERMISSION TO ASK A QUESTION THAT SPRINGS FROM IT" post that you made I believe @MJLivesOn as if you should get a prize for it or something. I mean, WTF??.. how OLD are you, and really what grade HAVE you finished??? WOW.


Roseilicious: I know what you're talking about but I can't find it back again! I remember bookmarking the findings of the two autopsy's BECAUSE of their huge differences, and kept them on file for future reference for this court thing with Murray and whatever, but that was way back and since then have had to change computers so those bookmarks are gone (UGHH!!) When I got this new one up and running and finished beating myself up for not putting those bookmarks (and everything else!) on a back ups or at least on a flash drive to begin with (yeah my puter went boom on a trojan and should have known better then to take for granted that it couldn't happen right... KICK MYSELF LOST EVERYTHING ON THERE!) -- so if you happen to have then that would be GREAT if you could link them into here whenever you're back on here and if you see this!!! THANK YOU!!

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269.

sofi    

Sofi: NO BODY has to be a rocket scientist or college grad to find the info you REPEATEDLY ask Mjuls to answer over and over again! ... LOOK IT UP YOUR DAMN SELF... hello GOOGLE. You're just that damn lazy, and quite frankly YES.. STUPID. YOU posted that some other poster asked MJULS a question YOU calim was based on something that YOU asked of MJULS and just HAD to post that complete idiot I'LL HAVE EVERYBODY KNOW THAT MJULS RESPONDED TO "MY" QUESTION PPL! YOU MUST NOW ASK ME FOR PERMISSION TO ASK A QUESTION THAT SPRINGS FROM IT" post that you made I believe @MJLivesOn as if you should get a prize for it or something. I mean, WTF??.. how OLD are you, and really what grade HAVE you finished??? WOW.

Posted at 2:53 AM on Dec 18, 2010 by get it right


Get it right,S***W YOU !!!!
Oh and i don't owe you an explanation. Got it? I hope you did.

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mymjj5    

The only "truth nerve" that's struck is the TRUTH that lies in the content, AND context of mymjj5 postings = Something WAY off center... (idk bipolar + delusional) about mymjj5 that brings on the "stands the hair off the back of your neck" WTF feeling of might even be literally dangerous to be around this type of person IRL with the UNGLUED loose cannon thing he/she keeps spewing... that's the ONLY factoid that is painfully clear about him/her of their own typings.... WAY different then the run of the mill 'mj haters' that post MJ's a pedo and whatnot dumpster diving nothing better to do maladjusted 12 yr olds.
Way creepy IMO, this mymjj5 is .... obnoxious as hell, KEEPS ON embarrassing themselves with these complete off the wall 'issues' of desperate need of attention and completely baseless delusional claims of "facts".
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@get it right

All this becaus you don't understand when and where to utilize the term "Ghetto"???????? ROTFLMBAO!!!!!!! You're a riot a REGULAR GIDE'DAMN RIOT!!!!!


Holla back!

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