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Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

We're Killing KISS

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8/16/2011 10:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


The promoters of the Michael Jackson Tribute Concert have heard fans loud and clear -- Gene Simmons, who has accused Michael of being a pedophile, and his band KISS, have been dropped from the roster.

There was a flurry of criticism after TMZ posted a story ... that Gene said last year, "There is no question in my mind he molested those kids.  Not a doubt."

The promoters tell TMZ, "We have listened to Michael's fans and are grateful to have been alerted to these unfortunate statements by Gene Simmons.  Under the circumstances we fully agree that even though KISS is a band Michael admired we have no choice but to rescind our invitation to them to appear in our tribute concert."

The Estate had fired off a letter to the promoters yesterday, expressing their displeasure over KISS performing at the concert.


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LMAO...yeah, that will change the facts about Mikey's little "sleep-overs".

1164 days ago

Kartrashian Klown    


1164 days ago


The Jacksons should have been aware about what the ignorant Gene Simmons said in the first place.
Simmons and KISS should have never volunteered for this tribute either.

1164 days ago


good move! people should not forget who abandoned MJ when he was falsly accused, and that included Oprah, although that opportunistic woman used Katherine to get MJ kids to her talk show later. And for the haters, do your research, even FBI has secretly investigated MJ and have found no evidence to any of those false claims, and one of those accusing fathers killed himself the day after MJ died... that tells a lot. MJ was always innocent.

1164 days ago


And yet Gene was 100% correct in all he said. I doubt that he cares too much about not being in it.

1164 days ago


MJ's fans are in denial over this. Glad someone had the balls to call him out as a pedo. KISS would be glad to take the money otherwise.

1164 days ago


GOOD! Gene is a hypocrite, money hungry ! a@@hole ! who only says and does things for publicity, he knows michael was innocent, but since he is dead he decided 2 make some money on his death by making crazy statement, i think its funny how his "proof" is the mass media from around the world, probably like the SUN, if the tabloids say so it must be true, right

1164 days ago

Prince Von A-Hole    

Thats Harvey's form of Hollywood justice. Their is a hell of a lot more evidence against Mikey then Casey Anthony. Yet he is trying to get her and every one who looks like or is involved murdered by constant posts about her whereabouts. But how dare any one say anything about Mikey.

1164 days ago


Gene is right, MJ was a pedophile, but fans and fools will always deny it.

1164 days ago


EXCELLENT decision on the promoters part. What kind of a-hole accuses a man of being a pedophile then wants to play at his memorial concert??? Take a walk Simmons you moron.

1164 days ago


********************TO LATE*******************

So close to the Trial, MIchael's name was dragged in mud once again. This may have tainted the Conrd Murray potential jury. The organizers should have done their homework. NO DEAL. I STILL ask for the cancellation!

1164 days ago


who cares about this story....BOYCOTT DR. PHIL

1164 days ago

Jill Conway    

Anyone, with reasonable intelligence, would think it weird that a grown man would crawl into bed with a child that was not his own. That's just plain creepy. Doesn't make any difference WHO he is/was. Especially cause he had more than enough bedrooms to go around. Something strange was going on there. For all you Michael-lovers, think it's okay if the guy down the street jumps into bed with your kid? Really think about it...

1164 days ago


Ironic because Michael just loved KISSing little boys...

Thanks to Dr. Murray for whacking the whackjob.

His corpse is a rotten piece of pedophilia...

1164 days ago

Kim Kisslady    

hahahhaahhahahahah....truth hurts!!!

1164 days ago
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