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MJ Estate & Paul Anka

Sued Over 'This Is It'

For $24 MILLION

10/30/2012 6:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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A music producer claims he's owed at least $24 MILLION for his work on the Paul Anka/Michael Jackson collaboration "This Is it" -- and now, he's suing Anka and the MJ Estate for the money.

The producer -- named Michael Jonzun -- filed the lawsuit in Massachusetts federal court, claiming he helped remake Paul and MJ's 1983 song "I Never Heard" ... into what eventually became MJ's 2009 song "This Is It."

According to the lawsuit, Jonzun owns one-third of "This Is It" but he never got paid his share of the song's proceeds -- so he's suing.

Paul Anka tells TMZ, he has never even heard the name Michael Jonzun before today -- and any claims Jonzun owns a portion of "This Is It" are "BS."

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16.

soberandsmober    

please.

630 days ago
17.

Bitch please    

So he decided to step up now ....hmmm

630 days ago
18.

⇛⇛⇛ Wacko Jacko's Cat (◉_◉)    

Ha-Ha Ha-Ha Ha-Ha


Look At That Tiny Pixie Nose
Look At Those Funny Looking Red Lips
Look At That Cheap Wig
Look At That Phony Chin
Look At That Bleached Skin


MY GOD,What A Funny Looking Little
FREAK!


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✫✫ LoL...Te Hehe....ROFLMAO....Ha.Ha....ARF!!!....ARF!!!...✫✫
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630 days ago
19.

www.privia.vn    

so cute!!!!

630 days ago
20.

Phil    

Work!, what work what did he actually do??? Was he a backing singer or a tea boy. I can't find any trace of him and neither can anyone else and why wait 3 down the road. Where's his evidence?????

630 days ago
21.

What I Think    

Michael Jackson. Shafting creditors even from the grave.

630 days ago
22.

jimmy d    

Hey Paul, you should be worrying about ducking those lefts and rights from your wife,.... She beat the crap out of me, my way...... Haha Doucette

630 days ago
24.

Barbara    

TMZ ! How come you welcome all those sick people's racist, nasty, filthy and above all, stupid comments ???

630 days ago
26.

Susan62509    

This old producer files a lawsuit 29 years later????? What a joke.

630 days ago
27.

Barbara    

Thank you so much TMZ, for the cleaning up !

630 days ago
28.

Racist Larry.....Crybaby....Spear Chucker..... ▬▬▬▬▬▬➢    

Whats A Michael Jackson?

630 days ago
30.

CloBird    

Yet another false suit that Branca will have thrown out of court-- when will people learn?

630 days ago
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