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Jackson Family

Between Rock & Hard Place

Over MJ Handprints

12/3/2011 12:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1202_michael_jackson_hand_print_launch_EXMichael Jackson's family is on the hunt for an incredibly valuable piece of rock -- containing the King of Pop's hand and footprints -- but the guy who currently owns it ain't giving it up without a fight.

MJ left the impressions back in 1984 for a Vegas hotel -- which had commissioned the piece for a "Walk of Fame"-type exhibit in front of the property.

The exhibit never materialized, and the concrete slab ended up gathering dust in the hotel basement -- until it was auctioned off years later ... and a guy named Andy Wilson picked it up for a pretty penny.

Now, the Jackson family has caught wind of the relic -- and they want to reclaim it, insisting the slab is the rightful property of the MJ estate. We're told they're even willing to pay Mr. Wilson $25,000 plus a cut of any merchandising profits they make off the item.

But Andy ain't budging -- telling TMZ, $25,000 just won't do ... and he's willing to wait as long as it takes to get a better deal.

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61.

LadyD    

Thanks, Phantom. Loved the postings.

1025 days ago
62.

Becca    

Things that make you think.....hmmmm.

WHY do they want it so BADLY?
Prints...?
For those that keep saying the children may want
it, that is hogwash! They could have or do have
any article of Michael's they want or ever need...
except, of course, what the family is SELLING.

1025 days ago
63.

mj fan forever    

NO DOUBT THEY WANT IT FOR "MERCHANDISING PROFITS" SO THEY CAN MAKE MONEY OFF MICHAEL NO MATTER WHAT!!!!! NO SHAME!!!!!!!

1025 days ago
64.

Pegasus    

California Medical Board Subpoenas Dr. Arnold Klein, Michael Jackson's Former PhysicianCalifornia Medical Board Subpoenas Dr. Arnold Klein, Michael Jackson's Former Physician
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Posted on Dec 02, 2011 @ 01:00PM print it send it
WENNBy Jen Heger - Radar Legal Editor

The California State Medical Board has formally subpoenaed Michael Jackson's former physician and long time friend, Dr. Arnold Klein to appear at a hearing on December 15, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

Dr. Klein's lawyer, Herbert Weinberg, advised the dermatologist on November 30, via letter, that he would no longer be representing him for the California Medical Board proceedings.

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The letter states: "Please be advised that our company is withdrawing as your counsel. We urge you to obtain counsel as soon as possible, as you have been subpoenaed to appear before the Medical Board on December 15, 2011. Failure to appear may result in the Medical Board petitioning the administrative courts for suspension of your license to practice."

During Dr. Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial in connection with the death of Michael Jackson, it was revealed that Dr. Klein gave Jackson staggering amounts of the powerful painkiller, Demerol when he would get Botox injections.

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Dr. Klein didn't testify during Murray's trial, but Jackson's medical records while under his care were presented by Murray’s defense. Over a three day period in April 2009, Jackson received a whopping 775 milligrams of Demerol.

The California Medical Board wouldn't comment on what Dr. Klein will be questioned about.

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Dr. Klein's lawyer, Garo Ghazarian didn't immediately respond to comment.

As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Dr. Conrad Murray was sentenced to four years in jail for the involuntary manslaughter of Jackson, who died of acute Propofol intoxication on June 25, 2009.

1025 days ago
65.

buzz kill    

Is there no end to these peoples greed? Where were they when MJ needed them to save him from himself? Nowhere. Thats OK, now they can profit from his name likeness without any interference.

1025 days ago
66.

Daybreaker    

Diana: 10 hours ago
Wow...still can't believe he is gone...What a lost...so talented.

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Unfortunately, his pedo sprite lingers around and keeps harming children, not just by the hands of Sandusky and Fine, but by the hands of many unnamed pedos and the conspirators which are not limited to his greedy family, but all the clueless stupid rabid fans like you. What talent, just auto pops!

1024 days ago
67.

mj fan forever    

AND THEN THEY DO NOT NOT OWN AT ALL THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL JACKSON ( FOR LUCKY OTHERWISE THEY WOULD HAVE ALREADY SQUANDERED EVERYTHING!!!!! ) WHAT A NERVE GREEDY WITHOUT ANY SHAME!!!!!!!

1024 days ago
68.

Daybreaker    

BTW, MJ's success was a direct result for the might Q Jones, without him, none of his later records amounted to much. His talent belonged to marketing, not music.

Let me also state this, if you hate the greedy family, you have to stop buying his records, stop seeing his shows. As long as there is money to be made of the pedo's name, the greedy family will get to your face. You don't see PSU, or 2nd mile paying out 20 millions to buy silence. Once a pedo always a pedo, if MJ lived to see the scandals blowing up in PSU, he will shame himself to death, and there is no need of any Propofol! No doctor to blame.

1024 days ago
69.

joanne johnson    

I know why MJ was addicted to propaphal...to keep away from his family, they are a bunch of vultures. evil vultures

1024 days ago
70.

Daybreaker    

oanne johnson: less than a minute ago
I know why MJ was addicted to propaphal...to keep away from his family, they are a bunch of vultures. evil vultures

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Honey, you are dead wrong. Millions of people have poor family to deal with, not many need the help of propofol. However, there is only one sinner who paid his victim over $20 million of his crime he committed, and only one sinner need the help of a high price doctor to watch over him when he committed the sin of drug abuse.

MJ needed propofol because he was tormented by his guilt, by his desire of fresh boy meat, his kinky sex drive. He thought he was the King and could be invincible and could get away with anything, even with propofol, as long as he has the money to pay, the same kind of need and greed for money so he can do things his way, and finally died for it. The amount of excess was in direct proportion with his burden of guilt. The guilt that his millions bought.

1024 days ago
71.

Areader    

Next the Jackson's will be saying they own the hospital MJ was born in!

1024 days ago
72.

Daybreaker    

Posted on Dec 02, 2011 @ 01:00PM print it send it
WENNBy Jen Heger - Radar Legal Editor
The California State Medical Board has formally subpoenaed Michael Jackson's former physician and long time friend, Dr. Arnold Klein to appear at a hearing on December 15, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

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Just enough to show the biased and dishonorable Judge Pastor ruling in excluding the testimony and evidence relating to Klien treatment to MJ during the Conrad trial. Dare I say, mis-trial and basis for appeal?

God has his way to tell and teach the world, Sinners beware.

1024 days ago
73.

Becca    

I need to quit with the Michael Jackson stuff, because the more I look at these pictures of early
Michael, there is something...off..when compared with the later Michael. Why do they always
stop with the BAD?

1024 days ago
74.

Becca    

That seems like an awful lot of Demerol, painkiller, under the
guise of "botox" injections.
Were they trying to keep him "UP" during the day to make the
rehearsals?
They??????

1024 days ago
75.

Daybreaker    


Areader: 8 minutes ago
Next the Jackson's will be saying they own the hospital MJ was born in!

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that is not too far off, didn't you hear that they are trying to get the hospital to hand over the gurney and the condom catheter so that they can auctioning them off. BTW, Conrad has no worries, he has a collection of MJ's catheter for sale, more than enough to get a good appeal lawyer and his, his babymamas' and all the babies lives are set.

1024 days ago
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