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MJ Estate


Famous Crank Call

7/4/2011 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Michael Jackson estate has dropped the hammer on the man who famously crank called MJ in 2007 ... claiming he has NO RIGHT to sell the recording because it contains MJ's REAL voice.

The call was made by legendary prankster Ralphige -- who has fooled the likes of Donald Trump, Paris Hilton, and Chris Brown.  

During the MJ call, Ralphige pretended to be Akon ... and he teased Michael about molesting children. MJ claimed Ralphige was NOT talking to the real Michael Jackson ... but merely an impersonator.  

Now, the MJ Estate is acknowledging that the King of Pop REALLY WAS pranked -- because they've threatened to sue Ralphige for selling the recording on his website for 99 cents a pop ... without permission from MJ's camp.

The threat worked -- because Ralphige's site is down ... but the prankster sees a silver lining ... telling us, "The letter, if anything, it at least proves to the doubters that the prank call is real."

He adds, "I am afraid the estate is not aware Michael personally gave me permission to release the phone call. This is something that I am sure will be discussed in the near future."


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For the record: This is NOT the real Michael Jackson on the phone. The estate is correctly suing Ralphige for damaging Michael's image by making false impressions on the man that was Michael Jackson, and for unwarrantedly making profit off his name by selling a fake call. That's it, and that's all. Michael never gave any permission concerning the alleged phone call to anyone whatsoever. The guy on the phone is a voice impersonator -- and it turns out a pretty good one. So who's fooling who? Who's laughing now?

1208 days ago


Don't buy this garbage. Don't consume it. Don't share it. Don't hype it.

1208 days ago


are you okay now---NotWell

now that you have blown off steam by blowing yourself off a bldg.

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1208 days ago


the difference was mj was still normal in the early 1980s.

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sofi11 hours ago
mymjj5 and Sarajane you should read this article before you insinuate that i am a white racist.
I did not know you were white or a racist. I never said such a thing about you. Therefore, I will not open that link you just wannabe be startin sumpthin!!!

1208 days ago


It's not fair to MJ's fans and family,
Why don't you just go and see a QUACK !!! and shut up !!
More than likely, he's already maxed out the one-million dollar lifetime limit of coverage. His "SADISM" is incurable.

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@ sofi 11 hours ago
mymjj5 and Sarajane you should read this article before you insinuate that i am a white racist.


- I have no interest as to whether you are racist or not.

1208 days ago


Breaking News 8 hrs ago

Michael Jackson left behind an almost Billion Dollar secret art fortune in addition to the already booming estate. This man was a Genius to say the least.

This one's for you NOTWELL

@ NotWell

Why don't you try and learn something from this man.
and just Maybe you will have something someday.

you poor soul

1208 days ago


LaToya Jackson, sister of legendary King of Pop Michael Jackson, dropped by CBS's "The Talk" and revealed some absolutely shocking details about her life, while promoting her new autobiography titled "Starting Over."
According to La Toya, her abusive ex-husband and former manager Jack Gordon, who passed away in 2005, not only beat her but forced her into group sex, made her pose for Playboy twice against her will (and pretend it was her idea) and, get this, offered her up to Mike Tyson for sex for $100,000!
"I had to do that because I knew what he said he would do, he would do it," she said.
She also spoke about witnessing the scene of MJ's death in June 2009: "It was about 12 hours until we got there. Michael had passed away that morning...When we got there, I had the people walk us through the room and it was a total wreck... Everything was turned over, upside down, it was like 'who has been looking for what?'...I have no clue (who it was). Whoever it was they were looking for something."
She goes on to state, "Notes were posted everywhere of what he felt and mentioning the people that he had mentioned to me that he felt that was going to do this to him...He had notes stuck everywhere about them, saying 'I don't want this person around me' or 'Keep them away from me.'" Incredible and eye-opening stuff. We are definitely copping this autobiography,
"Starting Over,"!

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