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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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91.

bobseabreeze    

their signatures are not worth 2 cents---THEY ALL NEED TO GO AWAY!!!!

1016 days ago
92.

bobseabreeze    

their signatures aren't worth 2 cents --GO AWAY ALL OF YOU

1016 days ago
93.

Onward    

And they signed Thriller jackets because they had so much to do with Thriller?? Who would pay for that?

Stop mooching off your brother and begin earning your own living.

1016 days ago
94.

Sloane    

they need to stop trying to make money from their deceased brother
they have made more since his death than they did during the last few years of his life I'll bet
it's just pathetic
do they plan to "dine out free" as they say, forever because of their brothers popularity and too soon death?
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and if Prince is signing with them as this photo appears- then Katherine isn't teaching the kids well (mind you she did go along with Joe forever and also raised the greedy brothers- so maybe this is to be expected)
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he needs to cherish his father's memory and not turn it inot a cash cow - the estate will handle promoting the image and supply him with all the money he needs-he shouldn't be doing this
at least that's how I see it...
he should talk to Lisa Marie Presley - and Pricilla, to see how they handled things like this after Elvis died
but Elvis didn't have a bunch of brothers with their gands out-- mind you he did have his hangers on- under the guise of bodyguards etc. who fed off him as well..and maybe still so

1016 days ago
95.

Criss    

Aside from having the same last name and DNA, I still don't understand what they had to do with Thriller or Beat It.

1016 days ago
96.

JP    

effing losers

1016 days ago
97.

janet    

Notice how they put the J5 collection. Such garbage. This way they can avoid the estate. Who would pay that money for their signature.

So the poor babys got writers cramp.

1016 days ago
98.

Sloane    

only thing that surprised me is that Joe and Jermaine aren't here too
they are usually the first 2 in line with their hands out
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Michael's 3 kids need their own lawyers and advisors paid for by the estate just for this specific reason...to stop them from being used and manipulated by family or outsiders
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I'm sure if something like that was set in place we wouldn't have seen Prince sitting at the end of the table
as a minor he should not be making decisions like this on his own - why isn't Katherine getting advice from qualified people as to best handle these things - she is leaving them vulnerable prey to her vulture sons
SHAME ON HER!!
think what you want about Michael, but I'll bet that it's safe to say that the last thing he would have wanted is to see his kids used this way - the way he was used by his family for decades - if he were alive you would NEVER see this !!
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SMARTEN UP KATHERINE

1016 days ago
99.

Michell    

Whats really sad is who's sitting beside the brothers learning...Michaels Son Prince. They are using him and Michael is rolling in his grave right now...so sad!

1016 days ago
100.

Kevin    

Who'd want a Thriller jacket signed by them anyway? They had nothing to do with Thriller! Their only connection was they were related to MJ. Lame.

1016 days ago
101.

LVX156    

It was a tacky idea and they didn't deserve the money. Michael Jackson had more class than the whole lot of them. When Prince, Paris and Blanket grow up and have control, I hope they cut out the rest of these leaches. Isn't it time for them to stop riding on their brother's fame. He is dead due to Jermaine introducing him to a criminal in the first place. RIP Michael! You never deserve the crap people put you through. REAL fans see the truth!

1016 days ago
102.

DRECAZ    

How disgusting to do it right in front of Michael Jackson's son. These Jacksons have no shame. And you have Jermaine selling out on almost a daily basis on tv, going from country to country. No wonder Michael wasn't close to them.

1016 days ago
103.

Tom    

Repulsive!! The leeches keep on sucking...

1016 days ago
104.

get out town    

Isnt' something wrong with this picture. I thought Micheal Jackson always tried to shield his kids from the spotlight and now that he's gone, it seems like his brothers are going against this---

1016 days ago
105.

mrs.chanel    

I WOULDN'T LET THEM SIGN MY TOILET PAPER! WHO WOULD WANT ANYTHING FROM THESE LOSER'S JUST BECUASE MJ IS GONE WONT MAKE THEM FAMOUS! DOUCHBAG'S! R.I.P. MJ YOU WILL BE MISSED...LOL

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