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Katherine Jackson

LIVID Over Unpaid Workers

At MJ Tribute Concert

11/16/2011 12:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Katherine Jackson
Katherine Jackson is upset she had anything to do with the recent Michael Jackson Tribute concert -- telling TMZ, Global Live better take care of the workers they allegedly failed to pay.

Scores of crew members recently went on Twitter to slam Global Live -- the concert producers -- and insist the company stiffed them after they busted their asses for the event.

Katherine's lawyer tells us, "After Mrs. Jackson did all she could to help promote and make this a great event for all of Michael's fans, she is extremely displeased to hear that concert promoters have allegedly failed to pay their bills."

The lawyer adds, "Katherine is hoping that they step up and take care of their obligations." So far no word back from Global Live.

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16.

jtWallace    

Yet more useless news from these useless people. Go away and quit hogging the media spotlight. The meal ticket is dead.

1017 days ago
17.

janet    

@jt..sadly this meal ticket is worth more dead than alive.


My understanding the concert didn't do that great and they had a bunch of unsold tickets. They did not make the money they thought they would. But still pay the crew. It wasn't their fault.


Jacksons did make sure they got their money. What a surprise.

1017 days ago
18.

Kevin    

It was obvious the organizer of that concert was a total Mickey Mouse operation. Their website was a complete mess: badly designed and like something from 2002.

1017 days ago
19.

Dose Of Reality    

BREAKING NEWS!!!!


Michael Jackson is alive and living in the UK!!!!


http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/enhanced/web05/2011/11/16/4/enhanced-buzz-12110-1321434324-0.jpg

1017 days ago
20.

eve from eden    

Kathy is a freeloader. An old disgusting sloth of a woman who lived lavishly off the slavery of her spawn.

1017 days ago
21.

sla    

This person who pays $26k a month for a rental house could afford to pay the workers herself. And by the way, the px of Prince with his uncles selling MJ jacket knockoffs is embarrassing for him. He's turning into as much of an MJ pimp as the rest of the Jackson's are. MJ would turn in his grave.

1017 days ago
22.

sla    

This woman pays $26,000 a month for rent, she can afford to pay these workers herself. Oh wait a minute, she's as much of a money pimp off Michael as the rest of the family. And the px of Prince with his Uncles selling MJ jacket knockoffs would make MJ turn in his grave. This is just what MJ tried to keep the kids away from and now Prince is turning into as much of a money-grubbing slug as the rest of the Jacksons (except for Janet, of course).

1017 days ago
23.

janet    

@sla...The house is paid for she gets a monthly allowence of 28k per month through MJ's estate Katherine asked for more said it wasn't enough.

Of course they have to use his kids. It's true this is what Michael did his best to avoid. Thats why he never left a penny to his family. He knew exactly what they are like.


They are sueing anyone they can to make a buck. Other then Janet and Rebe the family is disgusting.


Does anyone other than Janet work? No that's right they just keep sponging off thier dead brother.

1017 days ago
24.

katela    

Really? What about her "obligations" when her husband was beating the s**t out of Michael?

1017 days ago
25.

LI_Mom    

She's livid because this will make it harder for the family to cash in the NEXT time.

And the estate was kind enough to look the other way & allow the family to cash in on Michael's name but the estate will NOT be happy if the outcome has a negative impact on Michael's image.

Right now, I'm sure the estate is already scrambling to figure out how to handle this new barrage of talk about Michael's questionable relationship with boys in light of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The internet is abuzz with comparison between Jackson & Sandusky.

And I'm sure even this attention addicted family can understand that the estate can rake in more money IF the public likes Michael. And as long as Katharine is alive... the family IS getting a piece of the estate through Katharine's allowance.

1017 days ago
26.

UPYOURS    

Maybe she should stop listening to her deadbeat sons and her husband? The attorney's that are in charge of MJ's estate seem to be a better bet. Has anyone considered having her checked for dementia or sheer stupidity?

1017 days ago
27.

Bruno    

Bet you her check cleared just fine. The whole Jackson clan is a bunch of grifters.

1017 days ago
28.

Eleonora49    

TMZ you are slacking on WHATS THE NEWEST NEWS ON DR MURRAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WHATS UP !!!!!!!!!!!!!

1017 days ago
29.

sparced    

Katharine is full of crap. She's either senile or getting taken advantage of by other people.

They should never have done this concert in the first place. There were too many questions even when it was first announced and then certain celebs started distancing themselves from the concert.

1017 days ago
30.

MIDNIGHT TOKER    

this old crone makes even papa joe look like a nice guy..she is a waste and has been behind all this from the beginning,,she walk around with gold chains looking like MR T..this is all her fault and she is the one that approved of ol doc murry...she is cheap and im sure told global not to pay the workers so she could keep all the money herself..what a discuting waste of a person..no wonder wacko jacko was heard to say i hate that botch of a mother I have..she is trying to kill me

1017 days ago
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