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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

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.

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 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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Pissed MJ Fan    

This family never gave a damn about Michael! Why do all of you whether fans or not think Michael was always trying to get away from his family? They are greedy, lowdown vultures. It's bad enough they used Michael, but to use 3 innocent kids to pawn phony tribute concerts, jackets and cologne? Sickening! Where is family services to take these kids out of this den of vipers!!! :(

1018 days ago


Why are they signing jackets? They didn't wear them or have anything to do with the videos. They are making money off their brother's passing and should be ashamed of themselves. Get a a job like the rest of us.

1018 days ago


they begged for his doomed concerts even though they knew so well that he abused drugs. even his fanatics are still denying that mj wanted drugs, after they SAW propofol photos in his bedroom.

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Paddy Power out of the U.K. has Depp at 4 to 1 to play Jackson.

1018 days ago


Dr. Conrad Murray's Video Interviews Could Haunt Him At Sentencing HearingDr. Conrad Murray's Video Interviews Could Haunt Him At Sentencing Hearing
Posted on Nov 17, 2011 @ 08:20AM print it send it
WENNBy Jen Heger,
Radar Legal Editor

Dr. Conrad Murray's decision to participate in a do***entary about the Michael Jackson death trial could be used at his sentencing hearing on November 29, is exclusively reporting.

The convicted felon sat down with the Today Show before being found guilty of killing Jackson on June 25, 2009.

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“I don't feel guilty, because I did not do anything wrong, I am very, very sorry for the loss of Michael... Michael is a personal friend. It's heartfelt. It's been painful," Murray told Savannah Guthrie.

Murray's interview with Guthrie, and a British reporter, as well as the do***entary which aired in the U.S. on MSNBC last Friday, could be played by the District Attorney at the sentencing hearing.

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"The DA is considering playing excerpts of Murray's interviews. It's admissible, and completely legal. It's very compelling evidence, as Murray told the investigating officers a very different series of events that took place, than what he revealed during what was aired on television,” a law enforcement source tells

“Walgren hasn't decided if he is going to play the interviews, but it only makes his case stronger that Judge Pastor should sentence Murray to four years in state prison because of his inability to tell the truth, on a consistent basis."

As previously reported, the executors of Jackson's estate, John Branca and John McClain, blasted NBC for airing the do***entary. The executors fired off a letter to the network which said, "No sooner was Conrad Murray ordered led away in handcuffs after his conviction on manslaughter charges in the death of Michael Jackson than we discovered your MSNBC network inexplicably will showcase him in primetime Friday night as if he is worthy of celebrity.

DO***ENT: Michael Jackson Estate Fire Off Blistering Letter Over Conrad Murray Do***entary

“Dr. Murray's victim, Michael Jackson was a loving father, an incredible talent and someone who had much left to give the world. Dr. Murray is a convicted felon who a judge felt compelled to have placed in handcuffs and jailed immediately after the jury delivered its verdict. He is not someone NBC Universal should be giving a platform on a prime-time pedestal."

The do***entary also highlighted the bickering between Murray's lawyers, Ed Chernoff and Michael Flanagan. was first to report that during the trial, things had gotten so bad between the two lawyers, that Chernoff, who lives in Houston, moved out of Flanagan's Southern California home. Chernoff had been staying with Flanagan to save his client money.

During one shocking scene of the do***entary, Flanagan says, "F**k you," to Chernoff during an argument over the defense strategy. Murray criticized Flanagan by saying, "I take offense when my damn attorney is not prepared for that man," referring to prosecution witness Dr. Alon Steinberg.

Stay tuned to for developments on this story.

1017 days ago


Didn't they know what they were getting into?

It's sad that all of them are making money off Michael and his children

1017 days ago


Michael Jackson's Children 'Pleased & Relieved' Conrad Murray ConvictedMichael Jackson's Children 'Pleased & Relieved' Conrad Murray Convicted
Posted on Nov 17, 2011 @ 10:30AM print it send it
Splash NewsBy Jen Heger - Radar Legal Editor

Michael Jackson's oldest two children, Prince and Paris were "extremely pleased and relieved" that Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of killing their father, is exclusively reporting.

Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the death of Michael Jackson on June 25, 2009. Jackson died from acute propofol intoxication.

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As soon as the verdict was read in court, Katherine Jackson met privately with Deputy District Attorney David Walgren, and "broke down in tears as she thanked him for bringing Michael's children justice. It was very emotional. Walgren had hammered home the point to the jury that Michael's three children didn't have a father because of Conrad Murray. Katherine gave the DA one final hug before leaving and said, 'Now I can go home and tell the children that he has been found guilty.’ Katherine doesn't like to say Murray's name," a Jackson family insider tells

Katherine wanted to get home as quickly as possible after the verdict had been announced so she could tell Prince, Paris, and Blanket that Murray was found guilty and behind bars.

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"Katherine sat all three children down together, and told them. Prince and Paris were very pleased and relieved that Murray had been found guilty. Blanket didn't ask many questions, he is so young,” the source says. “Prince wanted to make sure that his grandma was ok, he knew the toll the trial had taken on her. Paris kept asking Katherine if there was any chance Murray would be able to harm someone else. Paris is extremely sensitive, and she hopes that Murray isn't allowed to practice medicine ever again.”

“The children were surprised that Murray was placed in jail. Paris kept asking Katherine, 'what will happen to the doctor in jail?' Katherine responded that she didn't know, and changed the subject," the Jackson spy asserts.

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As previously reported, Prince and Paris wanted to testify at the trial, but the DA decided against putting the children on the stand.

“Prince is telling Katherine that he wants to formally talk to the judge on Murray’s sentencing day,” the source says. “Nothing has been decided yet, Katherine doesn't want him anywhere near the sentencing though. She is encouraging the children to write letters to the judge, formal victim impact statements that could be read aloud by a Jackson family member at the sentencing on November 29. The contents of the letters could remain private, and for Judge Pastor to review only.”

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Walgren has told Katherine that he supports the children participating in the sentencing. "If either one of them wish to address the court, Walgren will fully support the children, and make whatever accommodations need to be made," the insider tells

1016 days ago


Prayers and love for Michael's children and the Jackson family. Stay strong with your bond of love. Much love to all.

1014 days ago


Thank You, Phantom. Enjoyed your postings.

1014 days ago


WOW. That is crazy. I knew they were still getting money from Michael's death. But it's coming down to this!? Then they drag Prince around to witness it all?

They are probably hoping that Prince will carry on some legacy. I really hope they don't let the kids go crazy. Because they seem so awesome right now.... You know if something ever happens to Katherine, I'd hope that Rebbie could handle them. Because I rarely see Rebbie. Besides I like her son, Austin Brown.

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913 days ago

earl the pearl    

It's a shame they are trying anyway that can to make money off of their dead brother's name. I have lost respect for them. They are very greedy.

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