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Michael Jackson Estate

Sued for $1 BILLION

in Bizarre Lawsuit

6/7/2012 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Jackson
owes a convicted criminal $1 BILLION for exploiting personal details about her life in his music -- this according to a bizarre and, dare we say, bogus lawsuit.

Kimberly Griggs filed the case in San Diego -- claiming she and Jackson had an intimate relationship beginning in 1979, which she says he chronicled in his albums "Off the Wall," "Thriller," "Bad," "Dangerous," and his greatest hits album ... "Number Ones."

Griggs -- who spent years in prison for burglary and robbery --  claims she was pissed that Michael exposed her personal secrets in his tunes, so to make things nice he promised to give her the rights to the songs.

She says she was stunned when MJ died and she was completely left out of his estate.

According to the handwritten lawsuit, Griggs wants $1 billion in damages.

Calls to MJ's Estate weren't returned, but we're guessing their response begins with the letters b and s.

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46.

Peaches the Writer    

I'm stunned she was left out, too!

778 days ago
47.

hollyhoodman    

1 million dollars, hmmm no 1 billion dollars. Austin powers, lol. This lady is as trashy as they get.

778 days ago
49.

bridge trollw    

Fact: she won't get punished or sued for her claim, that will waste time and money of government and government employees.
Suggestion: confiscate her shopping cart and stolen cats. Remove her tent from whatever sidewalk she is obstructing. Make her appear in court to defend her actions. If she can find a physician to verify she is completely nuts, then she can spend a couple years in an institution instead of a prison.

778 days ago
50.

I Was About To Say    

There are many HOT sexy photos of MJ during the BAD era, why don't you pick one of those TMZ?? You always want to use the worst photos for everyone. Maybe we should get some crappy photos of you...oh wait...that's all there is of you, none of the tmz staff looks good anyway, sorry.

778 days ago
51.

jilliann    

I wish all these kooks would leave Michael & his family alone. Why would anyone in their right mind want to profit from the tragic death of such a wonderful person. Why would they want to put his family & his children through such an ordeal. Have they ever truly listened to the words of his songs. They tell a wonderful story about a lonely man being misunderstood by people, press, and authorities. He tried so hard through his music to let people know what he was truly about. LOVE!!!!! All he wanted to do was to raise his children without everyone critisizing his every move. He sang from his heart about things that was important to him, Things that mattered. Take some time and listen to his words. Leave his grieving family alone. Let them honor him as he should be honored and remembered. How do you think all of this affects his family and children. They are what matters, not you trying to capitalize on a man that cannot possibly defend himself. In Michael's words "LEAVE ME ALONE"!!!!!

778 days ago
52.

kathy    

SHE WISHES SHE HAD GOT SOME OF THAT.....ok??????????

778 days ago
53.

MrHarrybawls2010    

Some day I would really like to here what the hell went wrong with Michael Jackson. He was at the top with Thriller and a decent looking person. What made him destroy his face like he did? Talk about a total meltdown. Every picture you see of him he looks in physical pain from all the plastic surgeries. Absolutely horrifying transformation from a decent looking black man into Casper (the llitle bit too friendly) Ghost.

778 days ago
54.

Jackie    

WHO THE F*CK IS THE IDIOT LAWYER WHO AGREED TO TAKE ON THIS CASE??????......LMFAO

778 days ago
56.

What I Think    

Michael Jackson??? Intimate with a woman??? Don't make me laugh.

778 days ago
58.

What I Think    

Madonna was right. Space alien drag queen.

778 days ago
59.

Luz    

Well, if she doesn't have a do***ent signed by Jackson saying what she claims he said, I wouldn't go any further spending the little money she must have in court filings.

778 days ago
60.

MA    

Seems legit LOL

778 days ago
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