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La Toya Jackson to MSNBC

Don't Air the Doc Murray Doc

But At Least Show it to Us

11/10/2011 6:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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La Toya Jackson is on the attack against MSNBC, claiming the Conrad Murray documentary that will air tomorrow will give "a murderer and convicted felon ... celebrity status."

La Toya fired off a letter to the network -- a letter obtained by TMZ -- in which she complains that Michael Jackson cannot defend himself against Murray's claims.  TMZ first reported, some of Murray's comments about MJ are extremely critical.

La Toya says she finds it "disgusting to permit this criminal to profit from homicidal acts that left my family without a brother, my niece and nephews without a father, my parents without a son ..."

La Toya wants the network to shelve the show, but if they don't she's asking the network to give the family an advance screening.

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136.

Pegasus    

I figured this would happen: Notice that it says that Prince is doing this as a favor for his Uncles! Of course, the losers are still trying to live off of Michael through his children just like the rest of the family. They cannot cut it on their own - except for Janet. See article:

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Prince Jackson steps into public spotlightBy Alan Duke, CNN
updated 10:35 AM EST, Thu November 10, 2011
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
Prince Jackson shows support for his uncles with jacket endorsement
The "Thriller" and "Beat It" replicas are "nice to wear to events," Prince says
Michael Jackson's oldest son wants to be an actor
Although rich from his father's estate, Prince wants to earn his own money, lawyer says
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Michael Jackson's oldest son, Prince, takes another step into the public eye this week with his first commercial endorsement.

Prince Jackson, 14, revealed in an interview that while he can't sing or dance like his father, he wants to be a television and movie actor. He has previously said he wanted to be a director.

While some Jackson fans may object, saying Prince Jackson is too young to be involved in an endorsement, the lawyer for grandmother Katherine Jackson said steps are being taken to "make sure that going forward everything with the children is done by the book."

Prince isn't doing it for the money, but as a favor for his uncles, the four surviving original members of the Jackson 5 group that featured his father.

None of the marketing materials for the jackets includes Prince's name or image, but he did join Jackie, Marlon and Tito Jackson recently when they autographed 1,000 replicas of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" and "Thriller" leather jackets. Jermaine Jackson also signed the jackets, which go on sale Thursday through Amazon.com.

The J5 Collection, which is based on the styles of the Jackson 5, will introduce Michael Jackson's style "to a new generation," Prince Jackson told CNN.

Jermaine Jackson: Murray is a liar He might wear them to "dress up parties," he said. "It's not casual, but it's nice to wear to events."

Prince Jackson, who's about 5-foot-10, is showing signs of a young man who is ready to make his own mark on the world.

Jackson's three children -- Prince, Paris and Blanket -- were famously sheltered from public view until their father's death on June 25th, 2009. It wasn't until the pop icon's memorial service that the world got a close look at them.

Paris, now 13, spoke for her brothers then, saying her "daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine."

Prince Jackson spoke up on the Grammys stage in February 2010 when he accepted his father's lifetime achievement award.

"To all his songs, his message was simple, love," then-12-year-old Prince said. "We will continue to spread his message and help the world."

Since then, Prince talked briefly to Oprah Winfrey when she visited his home last year to interview grandparents Joe and Katherine Jackson.

Prince also walked a red carpet and answered a few questions from reporters during a recent trip to Germany to accept an award to his father.

He smiled broadly and appeared confident on stage at the tribute show to his father in Wales last month when he introduced Beyonce's song.

Prince said he's hoping to travel with Jackie, Tito and Marlon Jackson when they perform shows in Japan next month. The plan is to have Prince introduce his uncles on stage, Marlon Jackson said.

Perry Sanders, the lawyer for Katherine Jackson, said Prince has indicated he is determined to make his own money, even though he will inherit many millions from his father's estate.

Taking care to make the right decisions about what deals to accept and what to reject is crucial to protecting his brand as the eldest son of the King of Pop, he said.

His uncles asked Prince to support the "Thriller" and "Beat It" jacket sales, a line that is authorized by the executors of the Michael Jackson estate.

"These limited quantity collector's items are exact replicas of the iconic originals and were created by the original designer of the jackets," according to a news release.

Michael Jackson debuted the red "Beat It" and red and black "Thriller" jackets, designed by Marc Laurent, in 1983. The Jackson brothers signed 500 of each jacket, which will sell for $2,350.

1040 days ago
137.

anabela    

I'M WITH YOU LA TOYA <3 WE LOVE OUR ANGEL <3 AND HE AND ALL HIS FAMILY DESERVES RESPECT !!!!!!! LOVE YOU MICHAEL , LOVE YOU M.J FAMILY

1039 days ago
138.

Pegasus    

To all Mj fans, I have something for you all to do this weekend. I found out that Judge Pastor will be accepting letters from fans that will be taken into consideration for sentencing. Please keep your letter 1 page or less, or it won't be read. Check spelling, grammar, and content. Make this the shortest but most powerful letter you can write. Don't send gifts, cards etc.. only letters. Make a good impression, Will post address below Honorable Judge Michael E. Pastor Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Los Angeles County Superior Court Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center Department 107210 West Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90012-3210"

1039 days ago
139.

sofi    

Does she believe that a chanel that paid murray to air it,is actually going to hand it over to her?

1037 days ago
140.

emma hawkins    

conrad had plenty of time to tell what happened to MJ under oath, we as he public don't want to hear it. he knew under oath , the DA would smoke the truth out.

1035 days ago
141.

emma hawkins    

MSNBC HIRED MARTIN BRASHIR. I DON'T LOOK AT HIS SHOW.

1035 days ago
142.

emma hawkins    

have at least some respect for MJ. I don't believe he molested anybody and we all fall short. HE WITHOUT SIN, CAST THE FIRST STONE. think about it. I LOVE ME SOME MJ.

1035 days ago
143.

emma hawkins    

I LIKE AND HAVE A LOT OF RESPECT FOR MJ. REGARDLESS HOW HIS FAMILY IS. I HAVE A FAMILY SIMILAR TO MJ WE JUST DONT'T HAVE THE MONEY. LUV U FOREVER I LIKE WHAT HE STOOD FOR.

1035 days ago
144.

emma hawkins    

we all have imperfect family members

1035 days ago
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