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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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76.

G.K.    

Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a fly.

1115 days ago
77.

me    

@ moni

I think Akon is pretty p*ssed when he listens to that pranked phone call.

I don't believe Mike gave his permission to release it.

He could already notice at the beginning that it's not the real Akon but in the end -- if the jokes aim at his suffering like said in the article -- he could be sure it wasn't Akon who liked him and paid him respect.

1115 days ago
79.

sarah smile    

Oh,
Were Having A GREAT 4th Of July Party,BBQ &
Lots Of Friends And Beer.

It's Just Too Bad I Can't Bust Little
Wacko Out Of His Wall & Set His Mummified
Corpse On Fire With Sparklers In His Nose
What A Great Firework Show THAT Would Be.

Anyway Happy Fourth Of July.

OhWell

Oh PLEASE...there is no "WE" in anything about you or having to do with you or your LIFE...what, you just happen to run back in and log on to TMZ to type crap about Michael Jackson in the midst of a 4th of July party - celebration. Give me a frickin' break. You're alone, you've always been alone, your sad, lonely, fat, sick, pathetic, no job, no life...no nothing, nothing, nothing. You'll be on here all day and night and tomorrow too and the next day after that. You're broke, no job...on disability, insane, unhealthy, no money, no family, no friends, sick in the head. Get a life loser...sick pr@ck! Sick old man...get a life! You only wish you had a 'we' in your life. So sad, too sad, too bad...!

1115 days ago
82.

I Chinee    

xenia 10 hours ago
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.
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You're an idiot! AnD how do you know the FBI was follwoing him for 20 years? Where you following the FBI? No let me guess this was something you read and take it to be true. And it's people like you who will help bring forward the next Hitler (mark my words). You guys will follow behind anyone. There's more to life then worshiping a entertainer, celebrity no matter how good they are at what they do. Michael Jackson fans need to get a life and step into reality. Yes you guys will argue how Michael gave to charity and cared so much about the world and so what.. so have many other people, so what's your point with that?

1115 days ago
83.

Bee    

Mike knew that it was BS, he and Akon were at The Palms not The Bellagio. They recorded "Hold My Hand" at the studio there. Also MJ had to move from the Playboy suite to another suite in the middle of the night. There is a story of them having the nude pics covered up so the kids couldnt see them while the Maloof's comped him the suite.

Also you can hear him use that voice in different videos over the years, once when they are on vacation when he was about 14 in Tennessee. Another on a demo when he is talking to Randy and again with Karen Faye. Its his "white guy" reporter voice.

1115 days ago
84.

Barb.A.    

G.K. about an hour ago

Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a fly.
........................

LOL, this is funny and so true. First time I have ever heard this one. Thanks for sharing it.

1115 days ago
86.

cuore    

And just like Michael said "Nothing can stop us...", you (including anyone else who try) better don't play games with the MJ Estate!

1115 days ago
87.

gayforliztaylor    

correct, I Chinee

he died and suddenly he became a sane, sacrificed victim of many millions of 'haters'.
i wonder why none of the other 'celebrities' paid 6 million a year for a home zoo then fantasized that all children had god faces/personalities and then at age 50, got back to the old habit of deceiving a pharmacy, with help from a fellow psycho. hardly anyone bought his latest albums so he tried desperately to make fast money and still appear sane and good to everyone.

after death, bandwagon fans made his kids billionaired.
he obviously didn't like to show the media how he needed a cheaper home to protect his kids' finances. self-centered maniac.

1115 days ago
88.

And thats the truth    

sarah smile 3 hours ago Oh,
Were Having A GREAT 4th Of July Party,BBQ &
Lots Of Friends And Beer.

It's Just Too Bad I Can't Bust Little
Wacko Out Of His Wall & Set His Mummified
Corpse On Fire With Sparklers In His Nose
What A Great Firework Show THAT Would Be.

Anyway Happy Fourth Of July.

OhWell

Oh PLEASE...there is no "WE" in anything about you or having to do with you or your LIFE...what, you just happen to run back in and log on to TMZ to type crap about Michael Jackson in the midst of a 4th of July party - celebration. Give me a frickin' break. You're alone, you've always been alone, your sad, lonely, fat, sick, pathetic, no job, no life...no nothing, nothing, nothing. You'll be on here all day and night and tomorrow too and the next day after that. You're broke, no job...on disability, insane, unhealthy, no money, no family, no friends, sick in the head. Get a life loser...sick pr@ck! Sick old man...get a life! You only wish you had a 'we' in your life. So sad, too sad, too bad...!
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Sarah Smile

You hit the nail on the head. Oh Well does not have a life indeed. You are correct, who would leave a BBQ with all of your friends or family just to look through TMZ for Michael Jackson stories so they can make comments less intelligent then a 10 year old. I see that their comments were taken off of TMZ. Oh Well is probably some nerdy gamer that is into Star Trek....lol.

1115 days ago
89.

HumanNature    

I Chinee

You're an idiot! AnD how do you know the FBI was follwoing him for 20 years? Where you following the FBI? No let me guess this was something you read and take it to be true. And it's people like you who will help bring forward the next Hitler (mark my words). You guys will follow behind anyone. There's more to life then worshiping a entertainer, celebrity no matter how good they are at what they do. Michael Jackson fans need to get a life and step into reality. Yes you guys will argue how Michael gave to charity and cared so much about the world and so what.. so have many other people, so what's your point with that?

YOU'RE THE IDIOT!!!

YOU HAVE NO COMPASSION OR HUMILITY TOWARDS ANOTHER HUMAN BEING!!!

IT SHOWS IN YOUR THOUGHTLESS AND MEAN SPIRIT POST!!!

IT'S NEGATIVE MINDED PEOPLE LIKE YOURSELF THAT MAKE THIS A HATEFUL WORLD!!!

GO TO THE FBI WEBSITE TO VIEW THEIR REPORTS ON MJ!!!

AND FOR YOU TO COMPARE MJ TO HITLER IS GROSSLY ABSURD!!!

MJ NEVER KILLED ANYONE OR MADE ANYBODY TO KILL OTHERS!!!

AND NOBODY IS WORSHIPING MJ BUT RECOGNIZING AND HONORING A TRULY GIFTED MUSICAL ENTERTAINER AND HUMANITARIAN!!!

THE POINT IS TRY SHOWING SOME "LOVE" TO YOUR FELLOW MAN/WOMAN/CHILD!!!

YOU SOUND JUST LIKE CASEY ANTHONY!!!

FULL OF CONTEMPT!!!

1115 days ago
90.

gayforliztaylor    

the biggest pranks were promotion of male to ugly female faces,...wackity child dangling, daring of pedos to share beds with more kids and talking femininely to drug thieves to get drugs. poor, sweet handsome genius

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