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MJ Estate

Settles War with Chick

From 'Thriller' Video

5/10/2012 3:53 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's Estate has finally settled its beef with the girl who played MJ's date in the famed "Thriller" video -- three years after she filed her lawsuit.

TMZ broke the story ... Ola Ray sued MJ and his production company in May 2009 -- the month before Jackson died -- claiming she hadn't been paid royalties from the legendary 1983 music video.

The former Playboy Playmate sued for breach of contract, insisting she was still owed a massive chunk of "Thriller" profits.

We don't know how much the Estate settled for -- but from what we can gather, Ola got something.

"Thriller" director John Landis has filed a similar lawsuit against the Estate. We're told both sides are still trying to negotiate a settlement.


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Seems MJ wasn't real good at paying his obligations.

874 days ago



Sadly years ago when I saw her in Sacramento she was a major drug addict.....


And what's wrong with that? Our St. Michael had his share of drugs himself, and he is still God to his fans? You don't know half of her story, maybe she also have some kind of illness. Oh yeah, addiction itself is an illness.

874 days ago

simply red    

what i can't understand is why the people who claims they hate MJ so much is even on this page.If i hated or disliked some one so much i wouldn't be reading about them.

874 days ago

Joe B    

I love it how MJ ESTATE just waits each year for the money to GROW...THEN pay off the "deservers".

874 days ago

Say It Like It Is    

Why don't people leave him alone? Poor Michael! I'm getting tired of all this tabloid shag. Let the man Rest In Peace.

874 days ago

Say It Like It Is    

If anybody is interested I want some fans to come to topix with me and fight for Michael's name and because I saw this. These haters sicken me so much. Please can we put this right for Michaels sake.

874 days ago

Say It Like It Is    

Sorree. The link isn't working but it's the Michael Jackson on topix and some of the biggest haters are making fun of us fans and saying whe're stupid. I can't stand this much more and this is going to be headline news soon when June 25 comes. PLEASE LET'S STOP THIS MADNESS ONCE AND FOR ALL.
Please come to that thread that says Michael Jackson Fans Are Stupid People and shut the haters up. They are making me feel so sad. Michael deserves better than this and so do we.

874 days ago


You wrote:
Michael Jackson never did thank Bob Fosse he copied from let alone ever acknowledge him. Jackson's so called signature stance, his fedora hat, his glove, his hand, fingers is all Bob Fosse.

No, I don't think he did. I would say it's was because he thanked and credited to original source of his dance, which is Fred Astaire.
In case you didn't know, Bob Fosse was influenced by Fred Astaire. He said he wanted to become next Fred A, so there.
Btw 1: Michael Jackson won a the Bob Fosse Award for "Best Choreography" in 1997 for Ghosts.
Btw 2: everybody has been influenced by someone, even the greatest ones.

As for rest of your post, worthless rubbish.

874 days ago

yvonne from uk    

Has Ola run out of money then? She is basically another bloodsucker who but for the Thriller vid has done nothing since to speak of, she struck me as a bit thick in the making of the vid, probably was better at posing naked, and you don't need to be talented to do that.

874 days ago

I Was About To Say    

What did she do after "walking" around a bit for Thriller....NOTHING.

874 days ago


Say it like it is - going on TOPIX is pointless. Let them have their hate fest kind of like delusional duilama and ohwell and the other morons who can't wait for any MJ story so they can cut and paste idiotic responses and actually think they are "winning" something. Who knows what they think they are "winning," but let them live out the rest of their little lives posting garbage on MJ stories on TOPIX and TMZ. It's best to just ignore them so they can't continue to be disgusting bullies to those who don't agree with their unsubstantiated rantings.

874 days ago
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