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Beyonce

Performing at MJ Tribute Concert

... Via Satellite

8/22/2011 11:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Beyonce
just joined the growing list of A-listers performing at the upcoming MJ Tribute Concert in Wales -- but unlike the rest of the line-up ... she'll only be a glimmer of her former self.

Promoters behind the "Michael Forever Tribute" in October just posted the announcement to their Facebook page -- Bey will perform one of her favorite Jackson 5 songs ... via satellite.

Sadly, Beyonce couldn't perform live due to scheduling issues -- but this is almost the same, right? Right?

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46.

Pete Beau    

MJ---freak of nature, for sure.....his OD was the best career move he evah made....

972 days ago
47.

susie    

Here's a comment:

Can anyone here recommend a nice pub in Cardiff so that the 10 fans planning to attend the concert can get together and have some drinks when it gets cancelled?

1.The "Tribute" will never take place or
2.It's gonna be a flop

jmo

972 days ago
48.

mymjj5.    

All they need now is Usher and ChrisB.......(scheduling conflicts.???....)

ChrisB should do the finale......something even more spectacular than his BET tribute to Michael.
Another original off the charts performance straight from the heart....

972 days ago
50.

TheVolleyballGod    

Beyonce is a phony lip Syncing cottage cheese thighs fake hair fraud.. why people buy tickets to see this big idiot shows the state of our sorry culture with low IQ. Simply google her beyonce caught lip synching youtube and you will find tons of prof

972 days ago
51.

HumanNature    

I COMMEND ALL THE UNCOUTH HATERS STILL REGURGITATING THAT SAME BS OF LIES, GOSSIP, RUMORS AND SPECULATION ABOUT THE "KING"!!!!


ALL OF YOU SOUND LIKE A BUNCH OF SHEEP!!!!


THE FBI SPENT MILLIONS AND TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD BEHIND THAT SAME BS "LIE" AND THEY FOUND NOTHING!!!!


ZERO = 0!!!


SAME RESULT FOR PROSECUTOR SNEDDON!!!


2 GRAND JURIES + TRIAL = NOT GUILTY/INNOCENT OF ALL CHARGES!!!


ZERO = 0!!!


I RECOMMEND SOME GOOD RESEARCH AND READING FOR THE REAL "TRUTH" ON THE CHILD MOLESTATION CASE AGAINST MJ!!!


http://surftofind.com/jackson

STOP BEING A BUNCH OF HATEFUL, FOLLOWING THE SHEEP DUMB ASS!!!!!


BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!


LASTLY, ALL THE MUSICIANS IN THIS NEGATIVE WORLD SHOULD HONOR THE KING OF "ALL MUSIC, MICHAEL JOSEPH JACKSON!!!!!


TRAIL BLAZER, HUMANITARIAN, "GREATEST ENTERTAINER", SINGER, PRODUCER, SONG WRITER, POET, ARTIST AND DANCER THAT HAVE/HAS MOONWALK AROUND THIS WORLD!!!!


LONG LIVE THE "KING"

972 days ago
52.

HumanNature    

POETIC EULOGY (A PROPER Tribute to Michael Jackson)
By NeoSouljah


Black Fedora ****ed 90 degrees to the south of Genius,
Glove shines, knees bent, pants lifted;
body stance to dance, room black single light shines on The Gifted.
Downbeat, tappin feet, hands clap in anticipation of
the sensation of hand over crotch,
swayed hips backbone slips,
high note signals ready.
Earth shakes, Stadiums roll to the Rock that’s Steady.
Aw she ain’t your lover but you rocked her.
your human nature drivin pretty young thangs wild,
so bad even grown men nod and smile
your quiddities and simplicities make you invincible
raised the game to an elevation so high?
the view you saw remains invisible
under the knife they try to emulate you but
pen over paper, your passion stimulates you.
breeding melodies of boogie and symphonies to make that change.
When the grove is said and done – we gon rock the boogie
Your every story a feel good, a jam, a joint,
the juice, that track the Bang a!
Music’s DNA affected by 5 chord injected over bass in effect,
Slash and 4 part ad lib laced harmonies of more of you
So ill your skills?
The closed became open doors for you.
Blood on the dance floor the dance stage a haze
but the message clear.
Love hard.
Dance free.
Get it in but – skip the sin of hatred by race.
Recognize with respect inside outside the color of his face.
Gospeled grooves have bumped from pianos to ipods,
crossin pop rock soul funk r&b and generations of headnods as
Little man and Grandma,
babygirl and Paw-Paw dance together to your sound,
hard core and laid back, both love how you put it down.
Shakin bodies down to the ground with beats smoothly criminal.
Your greatness makes their pettiness so minimal!
When the groove is said and done – he’s a dancing machine
you’re such a sensation that
sensationalized slander screams sounds irrelevant
the only sickness of you is
you when you are doin you in your element
dancers bounce the stage but
you’re the machine as we rage as you
precision robot poplock moonwalk steps we’ve never seen
tight on technique and pyrotechnics the cacophony of
sight, sound and brilliance
2 hours in
Not stopping till you get enough we begin again
Fedora once ****ed 90 degrees to the south of Genius
now soars to one in crowd like one in life
gone beyond the restrictions of closed minds,
crossed lines and haters
I celebrate the stage
as the final fades
to
black


http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/song_details/4402655

972 days ago
53.

HumanNature    

TMZ BLOCKING

Black Fedora *******.e.d 90 degrees to the south of Genius,

972 days ago
54.

TSIG    

I know that Beyonce is an MJ lover, so WHY is she betraying him like this? He would NEVER want this fake charity "tribute" concert using his children as bait to sell tickets to take place. Has her head been stuck up her bountiful behind so that she doesn't KNOW that over 35 MJ fan clubs PLUS the estate are opposed to this? How COULD you facilitate this sham "tribute" Beyonce? Even if Katherine Jackson would't stop calling you on the phone, begging you to participate, you still should have just said NO. LaToya's company "Ja-Tail" and Global Live Events are intertwined. They, and a number of other Jackson family members and business associates, will reap tens and perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars from the overpriced ticket revenue and from negotiating deals to sell the broadcast rights to 3o different countries, the DVDs and CDs and books and other merchandise that will result. The concert ticket revenue is just the tip of the iceberg. All they need is a stadium full of people so that they can record and sell this. And they have refused to identify exactly what percentage, if any, of the associated profits of all of these ventures will go to charity. You are helping to promote this scam, Beyonce.

972 days ago
56.

nan    

tsig..i figured the family put the arm on her also,,via satellite doesn't really mean anything ..that is smoke and mirrors when you really think about it..it doesn't interfere with what she is doing.. she looks supportive ..but if it doesn't work out ..which we know it wont ..doesn't interfere with her tour in the least...i feel certain she was put in a situation by the family ..maybe they had the children call because quite frankly ,,this thing is poison..and given the fact the people caring for these children don't seem to have a problem using them like poker chips is just really beyond appalling....i have supported/defended this family .....not voiced my opinions out of respect..but i have to wonder what Michael would think of this ..
he paid dearly to help his family...all he asked was for his mother to care for his children while he supports them from the grave...
so my opinion is that they just don't care what his feeling might have been....same as when he was living..
i have never heard either parent accept responsibility for putting a child who was probably 8 or there whatever, in the position as bread winner....to carry a family this big for life.....they justify it ..almost like he was a possession..sad
K wasn't working while he was alive at all..but know she i********* the bricks for cash..
it is so transparent
catholic..jew..mormon ..agnostic..atheist ........jw..whatever you were raised ..nobody is that blind...

972 days ago
57.

TSIG    

nan: 6 minutes ago

...given the fact the people caring for these children don't seem to have a problem using them like poker chips is just really beyond appalling....

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Nan, I agree with you. I think there was major arm-twisting here. I just wish Beyonce would have taken a firm stand and done the right thing. But I guess if MJ's 80-year-old mother is crying and begging, saying that no one will sing for her son, perhaps it was too much for her.

I am extremely concerned about Michael's children. This is a horrible family situation for them. No one in that family values education. I read elsewhere that Prince did not do well in school this year and had to attend summer school. Katherine said she was raising them "a little less strict" than Michael. From photos I've seen of the children, looks like a lot of entertainment and fun going on, but I wonder how much discipline, self-control, and studying is going on. Katherine said in a recent interview that Paris wants to be an actress: "She's already announced it twice," she stated proundly, as if this is a good thing to encourage in a 12-year-old. Katherine should be more interested in her formal education. There will be plenty of time and opportunity for Paris to pursue acting when she's older.

I have hoped -- and continue to hope -- that these children will avail themselves of the best education that their father's money can buy, so that when they inherit their tremendous wealth they will be educated stewards of that treasure and use it intelligently and effectively to make life less difficult for those around them in the world. What I fear is that this Jackson family will train them to be lazy, arrogant, selfish, narcissitic creatures interested only in personal wealth ac***ulation and self-gratification. I am TERRIFIED at the amount of time that LaToya -- of all people -- is spending with these children, particular Paris, and what kind of influence she is having on them. So far, Paris still seems to be grounded; I just fear the day when I see her with LaToya's clown makeup, big hair, bling, and 6-inch heels. Please, God, no.........

Ticket registration for this concert has not been as robust as expected, so now they're using the children again to promote sales. They had already stated on their official website that Katherine would bring as many of the children as are available to the concert; now they're saying the children want to "contribute" in some way and that one or more of them may make a "speech" at the concert, but no guarantees. I'm sure the children were approached about this as media coverage turned negative on this concert. The thought of that conversation just turns my stomach...

972 days ago
58.

Pegasus    


Ryan Gosling Says George Clooney Is Like...Michael Jackson?!Today 5:15 PM PDT by Marc Malkin


Jamie McCarthy/WireImage; AP Photo / Tammie Arroyo; Kevin Mazur/AEG via Getty Images
It's certainly not a comparison we ever thought we'd ever hear, but Ryan Gosling thinks George Clooney is like...Michael Jackson!

Why? Read on to find out. It's not as kooky as you might think...

READ: Chris Evans Still Has That Hot Captain America Bod, But...

First you need to know that Gosling's upcoming flick, The Ides of March, costars and was directed by Mr. Clooney.

"It was amazing, like watching somebody try to explain a song in their head," the Crazy Stupid Love body star says in the new issue of New York magazine. "I can only compare it to seeing Michael Jackson in This Is It, where he's trying to explain to a keyboard player how to play a certain part—even in the sea of parts being played, he can pick that out. That's kind of what George is like. He's like Michael Jackson, basically."

When asked by writer Jada Yuan how Clooney does switching between directing and acting, Gosling said, "He's like Bugs Bunny. He's good at everything, and nothing really fazes him. He's Bugs Bunny, and I'm Daffy Duck."

Okee-dokee.

Gosling also describes his latest movie, Drive, as "Pretty in Pink with a head-smashing."

Huh?

"I wanted to make a violent John Hughes movie," he said. "Because John Hughes movies are perfect. They just need a little violence. You need blood and cotton candy. So that's what we tried to make."
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Read more: http://www.eonline.com/news/marc_malkin/ryan_gosling_says_george_clooney/259611#ixzz1Vpnn1HtV

972 days ago
59.

nan    

it is just a sad scenario for a guy who did everything he could to help that family but couldn't push them out of the nest it seems...i am just praying for those children ...

972 days ago
60.

TSIG    

FAREWELL FOR NOW, FRIENDS...

I want to bid a fond farewell to some of the great people that I've "met" on this board. Since MJ's death, I've been fortunate enough to have some extra time to spend delving deeply into his life and death, doing a great deal of research, coming here to share with others who love and are inspired by MJ, fighting together to restore his reputation, salvage his legacy, repair his finances, and seek justice for his murder (yes, murder). I strongly believe that it takes just one voice to get things started, and look at how much we've all accomplished together in just two years -- fans all over the world on boards like this one -- raising our voices simultaneously and working together. We are a powerful army, and we have much to be proud of. We have been effective, and our efforts have not been in vain. There is still much to do, but for the next nine months, I will not be with you.

My life has now changed drastically, and as of next week I will have virtually zero free time. In addition to working long hours full time, I'll also have to study for and pass a series of rigorous professional exams through December, and then from Jan-April 2012 I expect to be working 80 hours a week. The next nine months will probably be one of the most difficult periods of my entire life; it will be nothing but work from morning until night, seven days a week, with breaks only for meals, hygiene, sleep, and an hour of daily exercise, plus 30 minutes of spiritual reading each day for support and guidance and to keep from going insane. Very much like prison.

There will be none of the 4 R's that make life worth living: rest, relaxation, recreation, and relationships. No movies, no books, no web surfing, no socializing, no art projects, no music; sadly, there will be no time to fight for MJ. There will be nothing but work and study. Every three weeks I'll allow myself 30 minutes with a stopwatch to check this board to try to catch up with what's going on, but I'll have no time to do my own research. It's possible I may toss out a comment or two, but I won't have much to contribute to the conversation. I will be completely out of the loop. I'll be a parasite: coming here to feast off of whatever others have to offer, with nothing to contribute. Nothing wrong with that, of course, but I'll miss the interaction with y'all. It's really been a pleasure being part of this virtual "community" of thoughtful, passionate, intelligent people (with a few immature, emotionally disturbed exceptions -- all of us know their names) concerned about and fighting for MJ. I had hoped to stick with you at least through the trial but it just won't be possible.

MJ's life is so vast -- you could get a Ph.D. in Michael Jackson and still only scratch the surface of this man and his life, death, and afterlife. I'm glad to have had the opportunity to share with you and work with you on behalf of such a wonderful, generous, kind-hearted leader and humanitarian.

I had hoped that ConMan Murray's trial would have been over with by this time; now it is clear that I will miss the entire thing. If I dare to spend time following the trial, I simply won't pass my exams, and there's just no way around this. It's one or the other, and I am forced to choose. I hope to be able to locate sites after the trial where I can access the full transcripts of the entire trial, and hopefully youtube video of each day. If any of you become aware of such sites, please post them.

So farewell for now, friends. Keep fighting for MJ -- I wish you all well and will be with you in spirit.

971 days ago
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