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MJ Estate

REVENGE Over

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.

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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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61.

iFart    

I was just going to say the same thing about that funny voice he uses in an old home video, lol. Too bad he had to screen his own calls because of people like this Ralphige loser.

Love and miss you forever MJ.

1206 days ago
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What I Think    

Interesting isn't it that the estate will sue over this but not sue to recover any of the money Jordan and his family got from their "extortion" of MJ. I have read that Jordan owns a couple of apartment complexes (and I assume other assets) so the MJ estate could easily recover at least some of the funds. Funny how they won't sue. Talk about live and let live.

And for those who will say some insurance company paid, it is even stranger that they won't seek recovery.

1206 days ago
64.

Robert    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s8i60...gdx7o

1206 days ago
65.

ARTOFWAR    

...Most of these above posts just prove my theory that 98% of all peoples are indeed stupid. I have listened to the whole three party conversations, not just the excerpt unlike most of you commenting morons--- and these elements are obvious.

First: The conversation starts out by the assistant to the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON picking up the phone.

Second: the impersonator identifies himself as the real Akon.

Third: The assistant gives phone to the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON.

Forth: The REAL MICHAEL JACKSON speaks to the Akon impersonator, but at first is a bit hesitant, until the REAL MICHEAL JACKSON asks a key question--"where did you see me last"?--- to which the Akon impersonator quickly answers "the Bellagio"--- then the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON responds with a quick-- "yea, that's right."

The two gentlemen (Akon impersonator and the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON) then go on to discuss unobtainable oddities that could have never happened, including the creation of a school for boys somewhere on the African continent.

Further discussions reveal that the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON was also interested in purchasing the biggest diamond in the world, to which at the time he surly could not afford.

The conversations escalate until the Akon impersonator indicates to the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON. that if they together were to indeed create a school for boys, that he, the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON should promise not to molest any of students--- to which the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON realizes he is being conned by a fake Akon, and terminates the conversation by handing the phone back to his assistant--- to which he obviously informs that he has just been punk-ed, and tells his assistant to deflect suspicions by informing whom ever he was speaking to, that it was not he the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON to the now known impostor.

Yes, it undoubtedly is the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON on the phone. And yes he got PUNKED.

However, what you a.s.s-clowns are not asking are the most pertinent questions---how did the impersonator get the REAL MICHAEL JACKSON'S phone number, and how did the impersonator know that the last meeting between the REAL AKON and THE REAL MICHAEL JACKSON took place at the Bellagio Hotel Vegas???

Sounds as if the impersonator had gotten hold of some solid inside information. The real question is who is the solid insider???

These are the real questions you imbeciles should be asking, but as usual Americans always ask the wrong questions, to which they are sure to be given the wrong answers.

Good day......Artofwar

1206 days ago
66.

sarah smile    

Billy 3 minutes ago Oh yea, it's completely that *** Michael. You can tell, he's got the same tone in his voice when he said what's wrong with loving little boys and having children (boys) sleeping in your bed, the world needs more love.

Totally gay and totally MJ. Man I'm glad that child molester is taking a dirt nap.

OH...you're a frickin idiot...like, where in the country do you live, for god's sake. Interesting, I was just discussing with Anne Bremner (famous attorney) the Casey Anthony trial...and brought up the MJ trial, discussing high profile cases. Just agreed, the MJ trial was nothing but pure BS, every attorney, spectator, juror and judge knew that trial was a bunch of LIES done by a scamming lying cheating sleaze bag family - The GAVIN Clan. Such a disgusting family....money, money, money...too bad they didn't have ONE piece of evidence against MJ and the juror's saw through the lies. Also, people say..yeah, but OJ got off too. NO comparison with these trials, even the Casey Anothony trial...any smart, educated person would know this, in those cases..the so called, 'victim' died, they did not and could not stand trial. In the MJ trial (over 70+ investigators, FBI stalking the man for over 17 years, the costliest trial in US HISTORY), the so called 'victim(s)' were actually there, stood trial, sworn testimony under oath...no speculation, cir****tantial evidence, hear-say...the so called victim (lying sleaze bag GAVIN and family) got up before the entire jury, judge and court and testified...but, the thing is NO ONE believe him (them)...not ONE person in that court room, not one attorney believed that sleaze bag family either. No comparison with OJ verdict, trial...his victims could not testify. Gavin did and he was proven to be nothing but a LIAR. Funny, Jordie couldn't seem to make it to the trial to testify...hum...imagine that, someone supposedly 'molests' you and you don't show up to testify...Yeah right. Why..because Mezz had witnesses to testify that Jordan already admitted that nothing ever happened, MJ never touched him. And, Sneddon never subponeaed (sp?) him either. Go figure.

And yes, the person answering the phone and the entire phone call was MJ, he used that voice before...he knew it was fake. MJ was smart as hell..!

RIP, Michael Jackson. Shame on this country for the BS crap they threw on you...shame, shame, shame.

1206 days ago
67.

sylvanya    

And.. gayforliztaylor: Speak with us about your weakness. We all know the MJ s weakness. What about you? what happened in your life, that you are so bitter.

1206 days ago
68.

sarah smile    

Good day......Artofwar

Artofwar- you're a fool. The entire conversation was MJ, he's used that 'voice' in videos before, watch the one that Karen Faye posted with MJ trying on a jacket...he uses that same voice. He probably saw a call come in that he didn't recognize and used a fake voice...he had a 4 range octave voice - range...notice how quickly MJ gets on the phone...(PLEASE), it's all him the entire time!

sylvanya 6 minutes: We all know the MJ s weakness.
OH really, Sylvanya...what are MJ's weaknesses...that he was a human being...give me a greak. We don't know MJ's weaknesses...nor do you...he was a human being...!

RIP, Michael Jackson

1205 days ago
69.

lala    

Last night I had a dream about a phone number it began with a 5, hah I wonder if it was Michael Jackson's? I never bothered to try to remember it cuz I thought it must be someone stupid's. I wonder if you can figure out what number the dude dialed by the tone of the buttons he pressed. Not that it would still be the Jackson #.

I think the guy got the questions wrong you can tell by the way Mike said "thats riiight!" I think he decided to play along to see where it would go. He had a voice changer on his receiver or something that he switched on at the beginning and end of the call.

1205 days ago
71.

sarah smile    

Interesting isn't it that the estate will sue over this but not sue to recover any of the money Jordan and his family got from their "extortion" of MJ. I have read that Jordan owns a couple of apartment complexes (and I assume other assets) so the MJ estate could easily recover at least some of the funds. Funny how they won't sue. Talk about live and let live.

And for those who will say some insurance company paid, it is even stranger that they won't seek recovery.
What I Think

Well, NO...apparently you DON'T THINK. This is crazy...what in the h@ll are you even talking about? The estate has nothing to do with Jordan, extortion or probably doesn't even care about this crap that happened in frickin 1993...and MJ didn't pay a cent anyway, the insurance company did! Not one penny came out of MJ's pocket..so WTF. Also, the estate only cares and is legally responsible for overseeing the Estate..their care and concern is about this because it could possibly generate money by using MJ's name, Chandler has nothing to do with this. You're an idiot! go back under your rock! Read the truth, the trial transcripts. get a grip on reality, would ya!

1205 days ago
72.

Kurko    

BeLIEvers know what to look from headline.

1205 days ago
73.

anna    

poor Michael the things he had to enduer while he was alive i love him so much and eventough i miss him a lot i'm happy he is not around to take anymore abuse, when u love someone all u want for them is happiness and i know Michael is happy where he is now may God continue to bless his soul.

LOVE U FOREVER MICHAEL.

1205 days ago
74.

tia     

The best ever entertainer, the most famous man in the world. America should be proud of Michael Jackson. Instead you killed him long time before his death.
What's the matter with you, people? FBI followed him 20 years and there is no proof for accusations made by media. They should be intelligent. Or you don't trust them?
Every single musician today take or copy something from Michael Jackson work, dance, music.
He told you long time ago everything in his lyrics. Just listen.
Leave the man in peace.

1205 days ago
75.

sylvanya    


sarah smile : OH really, Sylvanya...what are MJ's weaknesses...that he was a human being...give me a greak. We don't know MJ's weaknesses...nor do you...he was a human being...!
Yes I agree nobody knows him ! and because of that I am angry with the people who is posting here only own personal opinions and nobody knows where is the truth and I agree that he was a human being and in "my observation" he was always acting like a human beeng! But I am very sorry that you noticed that only after his death. I give you a break, not a greak .

1205 days ago
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