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Michael Jackson

Kids, Mom Want

Over $40 BIL!!!

3/15/2013 5:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0315-katherin-kids-gettyMichael Jackson's 3 children and his mom Katherine want in excess of $40 BILLION from AEG Live for the death of the singer ... TMZ has learned.

We've obtained legal docs which now lay out what Prince, Paris, Blanket and Katherine want from the entertainment company for its alleged negligent hiring and supervision of Dr. Conrad Murray.

The kids want $10 billion for all of the future earnings they claim MJ would have scored had he lived.

They want an additional $50 million for various other damages.

AEG Live claims the $40 billion is preposterous because Michael's career was in a downward spiral following the child molestation allegations, as well as self-imposed exile in the Middle East.  They claim the damage claim is based on rank speculation.


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Cincinnati Sugar    

If I was the judge I would toss this case out simply because they asked for that outrageous amount.

565 days ago


No one forced Michael Jackson to do drugs. His addiction, his fault. He had a doctor who enabled his drug life-style and he ended up dying for it. The Jackson family will make millions, maybe billions, from a dead relative through music and merchandising sales. Isn't that enough? How effing greedy can they be??

565 days ago


Somewhere Papa Joe Jackson's stroke ravaged body is twitching spasmodically.

565 days ago


If AEG had hired Murray and forced MJ to accept him as a personal physician, they might have had a case. But since MJ chose Murray and "supervised" him himself, I think this will be dismissed.

565 days ago

I Was About To Say    

The kids are his 100% as any adopted kid in america. Joe and Katherine are the ones you should be bashing. MJ was not broke. So what if MJ was in Bahrain for a while that's no big deal and he was still recording and making music. His This Is It tour sold out all 50 shows in minutes and that speaks for itself.

565 days ago


Katharine Jackson will soon learn who Phillip Aschutz is, he does not back down, and he will not settle.

565 days ago


Michael killed himself. Period. He was a legalized drug addict. Yeah, he had help because NO ONE said NO to him, ever.

565 days ago

I Was About To Say    

Michael was too good for that NO good money hungry lousy family. No wonder he distanced himself from them. No wonder thug Randy had to smash thru the gates and MJ refused to see him. NO WONDER HE LEFT THEM OUT OF THIS WILL.....he was a very smart man. They are still abusing him from the grave...SHAME ON THEM.

565 days ago


GREEDY! He was an addict. He bears the responsibility of his own death. Period.

565 days ago


The only Hope Katherine Jackson has of collecting 40 billion, even if she can win is if the Supreme Court is controlled by the Democrats, other than that the supreme court will ultimately shut this case down.

565 days ago


Yeah, good luck with that claim. Ridiculous.

565 days ago


MJ is the one who picked this doctor who provided him the drugs. He had a drug problem and that is not the concert promoters problem. They just wanted him to do the concerts so they agreed this doctor would be his private doctor. MJ did this upon himself which is sad. Now greed is the motto with this family. It would be nice for the members of this family to get a 9-5 job just like everyone else and stop with all these stupid lawsuits.

565 days ago


I don't believe that's true and it it is that is stretching it.

565 days ago


This is just as bad as that family who wanted and took the money for that nurse prank last year. No way in hell do they need that much money, or any for that matter. That is not AEG Live's problem. MJ was competent, yet these people continue to act as if he was some vulnerable child. He had a drug problem and got a doctor who would provide him with the drugs that he wanted. End of story. No one's fault but Michael's and that's simply a fact.

565 days ago


Joe and Katherine would burn though $40 billion in about 18 months.

565 days ago
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