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Michael Jackson

Kids, Mom Want

Over $40 BIL!!!

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

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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61.

Beezy    

Michaels mother is a lunatic.

496 days ago
62.

Paris    

Give these money grubbing leeches money for bus fare and send them back to their creepy House of Denial.
Michael Jackson was no different than the rest of us who control our own destiny.

496 days ago
63.

Pegasus    


Michael Jackson’s Oldest Son Prince Plans On Testifying At Wrongful Death Lawsuit Trial

Posted on Mar 15, 2013 @ 4:38AM | By Jen Heger


Michael Jackson‘s oldest son, Prince, plans on testifying at the wrongful death lawsuit trial of his superstar father, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

“Prince absolutely plans on testifying,” a family insider tells Radar. “His grandmother, Katherine, filed the lawsuit against AEG, which was the concert promoter for Michael’s comeback concerts that were scheduled to take place in London. Katherine contends that AEG was responsible for her son’s death because they were responsible for hiring Dr. Conrad Murray to be his physician.

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“Prince very much wants to take the stand and plans to tell jurors about specific conversations he had with his father about AEG. Prince will also testify about the fateful day his father died, as he was an eyewitness to the efforts that were made to save his life. There are no plans for either Paris or Blanket to testify though.”

As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Katherine suffered a huge legal setback this past week when a California court dismissed all of her claims against AEG and its president, Tim Leiweke.

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Additionally, all but one of her claims against the remaining defendants were dismissed and the California Court of Appeals ordered Michael’s medical records unsealed.

Those remaining defendants have filed legal do***ents with the Court of Appeal in California to dismiss the one claim, on the question of whether AEG Live negligently hired Murray, Jackson’s long time personal physician.

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As RadarOnline.com has previously reported, Murray was convicted in 2011 for the involuntary manslaughter death of Michael after administering a fatal dose of propofol to help the pop singer sleep. Murray hadn’t formally signed his employment contract with AEG at the time of Michael’s death.

If the case proceeds to trial on April 1, “jurors will be very interested in what Prince has to say. He is a very well spoken and intelligent young man,” the source said.

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“When Michael was alive, he treated his oldest son as an adult. Michael consulted Prince on business decisions. Prince is extremely mature and considerate young man.”

496 days ago
64.

LeeLoo    

I think AEG is liable but I don't think they are liable for $40 bil. I would say they are liable for the amount MJ would have made from the concerts. I sincerely believe this would have been his last hurrah as far as his career goes.

496 days ago
65.

SoWhat    

Hahahahaha Katherine is about as delusional as Lindsay Lohan. There's no way Michael was ever going to earn 40 billion if he lived, even with hollywood math that would have never happened lol.
Did they have some part in his death, sure. Did Murray play a role in his death, definitely. Did Michael himself play a role in his death, no doubt what so ever, he's the most to blame. Should the kids get something from Murray/AEG, Yes but not billions, at most maybe a few million.

496 days ago
66.

Tom L    

"Its not about the money, its about the principle of the money."

Right.....

496 days ago
67.

Tasha 336    

So sick of the whole family!

496 days ago
68.

tenley    

They've made more money since his death than they ever would have had he lived, when he was in debt. And that's aside from MJ being responsible for MJ's many weird but deliberate decisions.

496 days ago
69.

Who7890    

How are they leeches? It was their dad her son smh. I know y'all dumb asses would be out sueing to if someone you cared for died wrongfully. But I agree the amount is ridiculous and ain't going to happen. And stop dragging the whole family in it, it only says Katherine and Prince, Paris and Blanket. And nasty pedo on here talking about paris has a good body and y'all call Michael a pedophile?.

496 days ago
70.

King of TMZ    

Michael Jackson was worth Billions.
Check this out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I-OyPEuzH0
go to 16:00 where MJ was planning to buy right for Marvel Comics and Universal Classics which is worth 10s of billions...

So all people whining that 40Billion is too much! Remember it was Freaking Michael Jackson + AEG killed the guy and a human life is priceless. 40Billion is fair enough just to punish AEG aside of what MJ would have made had he stayed alive...

496 days ago
71.

Gloryg7    

AEG you all hired that quack doctor You all bullied MJ and threatened him and his home, said you would take his kids away and ripped all the phones out. Of the walls and then ordered the hit on Michael. ... so PAY UP!

496 days ago
72.

Larry    

I was hoping that the children were a little smarter and enjoy what money they ended up with cause of M.J.'s death. If he was still alive they would all be bankrupt. Im pretty sure no one ever in the history of mankind has ever earned anywhere near $50 billion as a pop artist. Even in his prime he was nowhere near that amount. Another example of wasteful taxes being used for junk lawsuits.

496 days ago
73.

niles    

If he had lived, he would be as deep in debt as always, and Paris and the rest would be looking for real jobs.

496 days ago
74.

HG    

how can u be that greedy while standing in front of a childrens hospital banner?

496 days ago
75.

NOT ELMO    

you meant $40 million i see...

496 days ago
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