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MJ's Mom -- My Son Was NO Child Molester!!!!!

5/4/2011 6:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Katherine Jackson is still ADAMANT her son never molested any children ... including MJ's 1993 accuser -- and insists MJ only paid the kid off because his lawyers gave him bad advice.

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Katherine appeared on "Today" this morning ... where Matt Lauer asked if there was anything she wanted to clear up about her son's life.

Katherine responded, "As far as Michael being a child molester ... that's the biggest lie ever been told."

MJ's mom said she read an article after MJ died -- in which the 1993 accuser allegedly admitted he made up the story against Michael.

When Lauer asked why MJ forked over a settlement with the boy ... Katherine said, "His lawyers told him he should just pay the money .. they thought that just paying the money and shut the people up would be the right thing to do."

Katherine said she asked MJ why he made the move -- and MJ told

her, "I didn't want to do it either mother, I wanted to fight it because I knew it wasn't the truth."

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61.

Master Po    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYjh4paVu2E&feature=feedlik

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6lP2RHHSrU&feature=feedlik

1165 days ago
62.

deborah mcdermott    

i love mrs. jackson such a sweet woman. i am tired of these low-lifes always saying michael was a child molestor, were they in his bedroom? where is their proof? people believe what they want to believe and no matter what anyone says they just will not change their minds. i think these people are prejudice cause michael was black and had talented that they never had. i do even know why they give their opinion about him anyway if they do not like him. i certainly do not care what they have to say, it won't change my mind. i love michael, he was a kind soul and not only was he very talented but he cared about others. God bless you mrs. jackson and your wonderful family.

1165 days ago
63.

mjforever    

Haters can scream and shout their nonsense until they are blue in the face but in the end this is what really counts :

Jackson not guilty
June 14, 2005

A California jury has exonerated Michael Jackson of the child molestation, conspiracy and alcohol charges that could have sent him to prison for nearly 20 years.

The jury deliberated about 32 hours throughout the course of seven days before reaching its decision.

The clerk of court read the verdicts Monday in a packed courtroom while a large crowd of supporters waited outside. Jackson fans cheered, wept and hugged upon hearing the verdicts.

Courtroom observers reported that Jackson dabbed his eyes with a tissue after his acquittal.

Prosecutors had charged the singer with four counts of lewd conduct with a child younger than 14; one count of attempted lewd conduct; four counts of administering alcohol to facilitate child molestation; and one count of conspiracy to commit child abduction, false imprisonment or extortion.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Thomas Sneddon sat grim-faced during the reading of the verdict and said later that he would accept the decision.

"In 37 years [as a prosecutor], I've never quibbled with a jury's verdict, and I'm not going to start today," Sneddon said.

Asked if the acquittal ends California's prosecution of Jackson, Sneddon replied, "No comment."

Jackson's family members accompanied him to the courthouse to hear the verdict and flanked him as he exited the courthouse to the cheering of supporters.

Looking drawn and expressionless, Jackson did not address the throng before leaving the courthouse in a caravan of black sport utility vehicles.

His lead defense attorney, Thomas Mesereau Jr., told reporters on his way out of the courthouse that "justice was done."

"The man's innocent. He always was," Mesereau said.

CNN's Rusty Dornin reported that before the clerk of court read the findings, the courtroom was hushed. The only sound was that of the judge tearing open the envelope for each count.

Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, stared stiffly with hands clasped as he listened to the verdicts, Dornin said.

Jackson stared starkly at jurors with no visible signs of emotion, she said. Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Rodney Melville previously admonished courtroom observers to restrain themselves at the reading of the verdicts, Dornin reported.

Upon hearing the findings, Jackson's family members reached out to touch one another and to support Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, Dornin said.

The matriarch sobbed at hearing the first "not guilty."

1165 days ago
64.

Twigz    

Not to mention this creep is still ruining lives from the grave...the doctor on trial, when it was good ol Mikey who killed himself! The idiot couldn't just lay down in bed and go to sleep like a normal person!

1165 days ago
65.

MIDNIGHT TOKER    

Eleonora49 39 minutes ago
Hallo how can you all be so horrible??What’s wrong with you all??The Man was a good Man!!It’s not humanly right to say what you all saying about Him!!He was the best PERSON I KNEW WAKING ON THIS Earth and so is my Family. He is like a Sun who caress in your Heart. A beam of Lovelyness.Leave him and his Mom alone she is a good Women!!!!!
-------------------cant agree with everything you say but you sure have a way with words and you seem like a great person,which is rare on this site

1165 days ago
66.

KingMikeJ    

Michael Jackson was NOT a pedophile.

Look up the facts for yourself and don't just get spoon-fed by the media.

1165 days ago
67.

MIDNIGHT TOKER    

Linda 14 minutes ago
I also read Diana Ross has offical custody of Michael Jackson kids when Katherine either passes or is unable to care for them. So Diana Ross has agreed this month the kids will come live with her when Katherine dies.
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what would Diana Ross do with the kids,,she must be near 70 herself....

1165 days ago
68.

Kittycat101    

Anyone who still thinks Michael Jackson is a pedophile is choosing ignorance to support an irrational hatred of a man they never met. The mountain of facts and evidence of Michael's innocence, and Janet Arviso and Evan Chandler's sociopathic use of their own children, is easily accessible. This determination to ignore truth in order to continue to malign a man's reputation says more about the “hater” than about Michael. Pathetic.

1165 days ago
69.

manbearpig    

i remember in one case it was reported in court that he not only had little boys over at neverland ranch, he also gave them alcohol and showed them internet porn at the same time.
now, while some may say lots of kids have had alcohol and looked at porn, ask yourself this- would you let your kid stay overnight with that creepy dude?
how about him getting your kid all boozed up?
what about the fact that he even admitted to sleeping in the bed with children. i saw that interview and when asked about it- his eyes lit up in a very happy way when answering the question.
i wish it weren't true however, it most likely is.

1165 days ago
70.

LARATESSELE    

Phantom unfortunatelly in my country the vid u posted is blocked but im sure it was very beautiful.NOW MJ WASNT A CHILD MOLESTER!!! Everything was made up becoz people are GREEDY and they only care about MONEY and people cant see the TRUTH believing in all the LIES media tells. OPEN YOUR EYES!!!

1165 days ago
71.

mjforever    

Chandler's FATHER WHO KILLED HIMSELF AFTER MICHEAL 'S DEATH DID NOT DESCRIBE ANYTHING THAT IS WHY MICHAEL WAS FREE AS A BIRD AND ALLOWED BY A JUDGE TO SETTLE THE CASE OUTSIDE OF A COURT ROOM BECAUSE THEY FOUND NOTHING TO THROW MICHAEL IN JAIL FOR ANYWAY...FOR THE IGNORANT PEOPLE THE CASE AGAINST MICHAEL WAS CLOSED IN FREAKING 1998 THE FACT THAT CHANDLER GOT HIS MONEY DID NOT MEAN THE POLICE , LAPD ,FBI AND THEIR MOTHER CLOSED THEIR INVESTIGATION REGARDING MICHAEL DUH AND IN 1998 IN A PRESS CONFERENCE THEY SAID THEY FOUND NOTHING.

READ:


Three years later Jordan Chandler's alleged account of the relationship was detailed in a book by journalist Victor M Gutierrez. The book was said to be based on a diary the boy had kept at the time and included details of alleged sexual encounters between Jackson and himself.[36] In 1995, Jackson filed a civil suit against Gutierrez for slander, the jury found in the singer's favor awarding the singer $2.7m in damages.[94] In 1996, Evan Chandler sued Jackson for around $60... million, claiming Jackson had breached an agreement never to discuss the case. In 1999, a court ruled in Jackson's favor and threw out the lawsuit.[36]

In a 2005 lecture at Harvard after Jackson's trial, Jackson's attorney Thomas Mesereau said the following about Jordan Chandler: "The prosecutors tried to get him to show up and he wouldn't. If he had, I had witnesses who were going to come in and say he told them it never happened and that he would never talk to his parents again for what they made him say. It turned out he'd gone into court and got legal emancipation from his parents."[78] In 2006, Jordan accused Evan of attacking him with a barbell, choking him and spraying his face with Mace. The charges were later dropped.[95] On November 5, 2009, Evan Chandler was found dead following an apparent suicide.[96]

LAST BUT NOT LEAST :

On January 25, 1994[81] the Chandler's lawsuit was settled out of court with $15,331,250 to be held in a trust fund for Jordan,[82] $1.5 million for each of his parents and the family's lawyer slated to receive $5 million for a total of approximately $23 million[25] (although another source showed Feldman was to receive $3 million based on a September 1993 retainer, for a total of $21 million).[26] Jackson's insurance company "negotiated and paid the settlement, over the protests of Mr. Jackson and his personal legal counsel" and was "the source of the settlement amounts"; as noted in a 2005 memorandum by his legal team in People v. Jackson.[27] It also noted "an insurance carrier has the right to settle claims covered by insurance where it decides settlement is expedient and the insured may not interfere with nor prevent such settlements", as established by a number of precedents in California.[27] To defeat this contractual right would involve convincing a court with the power to overrule the precedent that the earlier decision was either wrongly decided or 'clearly' wrong depending on the criteria of the court.[28] Alternately, the court must be convinced to distinguish the case, i.e. to make the ruling narrower than that in the precedent due to some difference in facts between the current and precedent case, while still supporting the result reached in the earlier case.[29] In 2004, Jackson's attorney Thomas Mesereau in People v. Jackson said "People who intended to earn millions of dollars from his record and music promotions did not want negative publicity from these lawsuits interfering with their profits. Michael Jackson now regrets making these payments.

1165 days ago
72.

MIDNIGHT TOKER    

Ali go to school you fool 5 minutes ago
mjfan, mjforever, sociopaths are sad, midnight toker, phantom, mimi, mjlover4life, human nature and thousands of other nics is this psychopath who makes death threats and is a foul fat pig sucking off the welfare system. Soon her arrest will be put on youtube, another site that degenerate spams a million times a day. "It" is a child molester like wacko jacko, the no good POG who molested and neglected his "illegally" purchased kids.

http://twitter.com/#!/budsgirl11954 <<
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what the hell are you talking about..

1165 days ago
73.

LARATESSELE    

mjforever Thank you for your explanation. L.O.V.E

1164 days ago
75.

Maximus    

MIDNIGHT TOKER about an hour ago

the governement killed him..oh brother..please semd me some of what you must be smoking because it must be some good ass weed

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Par for the course. EVERYONE is responsible for MJ's actions, EXCEPT MJ. The notion that the government would assassinate MJ is hilarious!

1164 days ago
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