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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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91.

MAX    

MICHAEL WHO ? ARE WE GOING TO HAVE TO HEAR ABOUT JACKSON LIKE PRESLEY FOR THE REST OF ETERNITY . DONT CARE NEVER WILL BYE BYE SO LONG GET LOST

526 days ago
92.

noel    

Lowlife, rejected everything black. Didn't even keep his money in the black community. I don't have an ounce of compassion for that silly man.

526 days ago
93.

rye    

Enough!! Go find other hobbies or a JOB

526 days ago
94.

Lee    

It's not Michael's kids, you know it came from his Mother and his Brothers and Sisters, They're behind this, They're using Michael's Children to get in the door, if Michael's family had really cared that much about him, he'd still be here, greedy money hungry people,

526 days ago
95.

TPF    

Jackson was a drug head long before they pinned the blame on Dr. Murray. He would have died anyway. What a scam this entire show is. Greed as usual by the Jackson family!

526 days ago
96.

Repeter    

Where were they when Michael needed to be saved from destroying his life all those years?

And in 2009, they were happily anticipating his comeback so they could see some money & enjoy being in the spotlight again.

Whatever he had to do to get up on that stage, they didn't care. They wanted the comeback as much as he did.

526 days ago
97.

Meanie    

Money grubbing bunch of f'g twits. It's no wonder MJ was a drug addict. His parents are bottom feeding slugs.

526 days ago
98.

valentina    

Ha! Good luck with that!!

526 days ago
99.

Brigha from UK    

There are many ways to kill a man.
But perhaps the most cruel is to take a vulnerable and impaired man and drive him to his wit's end.
To put him under such stress that he can not sleep, and feels the only way out is to rely on a shady doctor.
AEG could have done so much to help Michael.
They could have sent him to a sleep clinic for starters. They could have insisted that an unbiased lawyer reviewed his contract before he signed it. They could have checked Murray out.
They could have relocated the shows to Wembley Stadium which holds 10x the capacity of the O2, so that MJ would have only had to do the 10 shows originally planned.
But they did nothing.
Now they have to pay.
I hope AEG Live are destroyed by this suit. Hopefully it will prevent other promoters taking advantage of artistes in the future.

As for the money, it doesn't matter who gets it, so long as AEG have to pay. But 40b would build a fair size children's hospital.

526 days ago
100.

evilnerd    

Who is the mm DR.EVIL?

526 days ago
101.

Eva    

WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE COMMENTING HERE??? ARE YOU NUTS OR SOMETHING? WHY SO MUCH HATE???

526 days ago
102.

WILL    

from what i remember the Jackson's were going to do this along time ago on the news... but its in this book to www.insearchofneverlandthebook.com

526 days ago
103.

vice    

im so sosnnnnn

526 days ago
104.

Kim    

Its a shame she did not want the kids or anything to do with them when Michael was alive; why should she have anything. She was only the woman who gave birth to them and not a real mother to support them, raise them, etc. I don't feel that she deserves one cent.

526 days ago
105.

Marie    

Katherine Jackson sure loves money, money, money. But I doubt AEG Live will be asked to pay her 1 cent because MJ's death was an accident.

526 days ago
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