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Tito, Marlon and Jackie Jackson

We Got Screwed

Over Thriller Jackets

11/15/2011 5:25 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Three of Michael Jackson's brothers -- Marlon, Jackie, and Tito (left to right) -- have filed a lawsuit against a guy who they say duped them into signing 1,000 replicas of the famous Michael Jackson "Thriller" and "Beat It" jackets.

According to a new lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- the 3 bros were promised $100,000 each for their signatures on replicas of the iconic, red, leather jackets that MJ wore in his "Thriller" and "Beat It" videos.

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The brothers claim Steeve Bohbot and the other defendants were supposed to pay as soon as the ink was dry, but they allegedly changed the deal and said they would pay when the jackets were delivered to Amazon.com for sale.

According to the suit, Bohbot claimed there was a problem with delivery to Amazon, but the brothers say it was just a lie.

Bohbot's lawyer had no comment.

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136.

tami    

Why would their signature even matter! They will do anything to try and make money...

981 days ago
137.

pepekale    

Good !
their deceased brother did not use to pay his own bills!!!

981 days ago
138.

aspire    

Every time they use Michael Jackson kids, always have a problem, remember the Tribute Concert and now the Thriller jacket.... i think MJ is watching them and don't want them to use his kids.

981 days ago
139.

Woody McBrreairty    

If you ever doubted that Michael was a free meal ticket for all these losers, doubt no more.. They are still sucking the life out of his image - Get a job boys

981 days ago
140.

t    

The Kardashians would be proud!

981 days ago
141.

sla    

OMG! The white guy on the end is becoming one of them!

981 days ago
142.

Matai    

Hey, maybe if you dug up MJ's corpse you could cut it up and sell the pieces to people who buy stuff made of paedophile parts. The possibilities are endless!

981 days ago
143.

mag    

these douchebags need to stop milking mj's death. Losers if you ask me. It is so sad that they probably never thought twice of Michael when he was alive and now they are all about him? please. selfish a holes.

981 days ago
144.

Epinnoia    

It's not whether or not these guys can go get a real job. It's whether or not a contract existed. And whether or not, if it existed, it was broken or otherwise violated.

981 days ago
145.

LINUS914    

(1) Michael made the jacket famous, not Marlon, Jackie, and Tito; (2) It's a replica, so it's not really even worth the fake leather price; and (3) Marlon, Jackie, and Tito's signatures actually de-value the jacket.

SAD...even the family members are trying to cash in on Michael's death. SHAME ON Marlon, Jackie, and Tito.

981 days ago
147.

kim    

BESIDES IT'S A THRILLER JACKET THEIR NAMES SHOULDN'T EVEN BE ON IT "HELLO" am I MISSING THE POINT HERE???

981 days ago
148.

Susan62509    

This comment was so perfect, I wanted to repost it:


PRINCE, run as far as you can, darling. The Jackson Family is a leech, they will suck the life out of you. THAT is why you and your siblings didn't spend holidays with them! Your daddy ran as far from them as he could. RUN KIDS! RUN FOR YOUR DEAR LIFE!!!!

981 days ago
149.

Susan62509    

Almost 2.5 years later and these brothers still haven't learned MJ fans are not interested in financially supporting them. LaToya and the brothers need to sell to their own fans and stop riding Michael's coattails. It's disgusting and greedy.

The only ones getting screwed with these MJ knock-off jackets are the public. The jackets are in one size only, made in Mexico, priced at $2,350.00 USD, and the zippers don't completely close, there are puckers in the lamb leather and the snapped sections aren't straight. Also it's not just the 3 brothers, Jermaine signed the jackets and getting paid also.

Amazon dot com is filled with MJ knock-off jackets for $50. The J4 jackets are NOT worth $2350.00. Leave MJ and his children alone and make your own damn money !!!!!

981 days ago
150.

Susan62509    

Where were these brothers during the 6 week CM trial to support MJ? There mother and Rebbie were there everyday. The day the trial is over, the brother's crawl out of the sewer to make money off Michael again.

They have their nerve to show up at MJ Immortal Tour in Vegas on Dec. 4th. Hopefully MJ fans will bring lots of rotten tomatoes.

981 days ago
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