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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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106.

kuality79    

They ain't getting ****!

556 days ago
107.

pegcity    

Of course she's trying to get money cuz ever since he became famous she's been trying to make money off him and now that he's passed she's still not gonna stop....does she not realize he wasn't her only famous child??? This lady seriously needs to get a smack of reality!!

556 days ago
108.

greatactor    

These people are absolutely insane. $40 billion????!!! Michael Jackson did not even earn HALF A BILLION in his entire half century on the planet, and these fools think he could have earned billion had he lived. The only reason anyone cares about him at all is because he died. When he was alive he was a total pariah because of all the child molestation cases and skin bleaching, run out of America to live in the middle east.

555 days ago
109.

SaraJane    

102. Brigha.
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Brigha,
Good post, I actually agree with the full context of your comment, although I don't always.. But really, these are my sentiments entirely.
AEG knew exactly what they were doing; MJ's ''contract'' with them made him totally vulnerable. They did everything in their power to make these concerts not happen, as absolutely nothing was ready.. AND they knew. They put the utmost pressure and stress on MJ for what?? to put the blame on him for THEIR failure.
Yes, they have blood on their hands, I hope they will pay for it, 'DR Death Murray' is only the tip off the iceberg, and they were all involved in MJ's unfortunate demise.
If the Jackson family get anything from AEG for this law suit, I agree it should be spent on a children's hospital.......
After all, that was MJ's dying wish when Murray recorded him on his phone.

555 days ago
110.

HumanNature    

TOTALLY AGREE WITH Brigha AND SaraJane


I HOPE AND PRAY THAT MJ3 AND MRS. JACKSON USE ANY $$$$$$$ FROM THE LAWSUIT TO BUILD THE "MICHAEL JACKSON, HEAL THE WORLD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL"


THAT WOULD BE "SUPER AWESOME" FOR THE IMMORTAL KING, MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!!

555 days ago
111.

HumanNature    

OHWELL


TRY POSTING UNDER YOUR OWN "DUMB AS DIRT" NIC!!!!

555 days ago
112.

SaraJane    

111.GREATACTOR..

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You are a delusional ignorant halfwit, look up MJ'S assets.
His fan base has never diminished and has only increased since he was murdered.
A pariah??? where? in part of America?..2 BOGUS cases, listen, the world does NOT revolve around you America dude, he is national / international treasure, you and ignorant pups like you, made his life a misery.
He left America to get away from what he had to endure from his OWN people.
MJ was embraced EVEREWHERE he went in the world, he couldn’t wait to get OUT of America, the land of the FREE..and the force-fed TABLOID MEDIA IGNORANT people

555 days ago
113.

MiMi    

If Mama Jackson receives and monies from this lawsuit I can almost guarantee you none of it will go to any charitable cause.


She is only doing this to take care of her remaining cubs.

555 days ago
114.

eljeran    

Paris tries to be all into the rock scene these days. So ****ing hilarious. she is the exact opposite of everything that rock and roll and punk rock stands for. money is great of course, everyone needs it. But that kind of greed is sickening. Could you imagine a Beatle or Mick or Kurt Cobain doing some **** like this? or even supporting something like this? so gross. Go hang out with cheesy gold toofy hip hoppers. they will love you Paris!

555 days ago
115.

Dose Of Reality    

Jacksons:
We want money for things our dead relative didn't and couldn't do.
We also want money for his assets that we'll still keep and make money on.


While you're counting up what he may have earned, don't deduct all the money from the pile that would have been taken for expenses either. All the proceeds were not profit and also were not his exclusively. Most big tours don't start actually turning a profit for the star until half way through and that doesn't even include what the managers and lawyers get. Big productions involve a lot of people that have to get paid and all the little extras the stars demand come out of that too.


Don't try to make it sound like AEG owes you. MJ died because he got someone to give him the drugs he desired over and over and over again. AEG didn't send an assassin in his window one night. Don't be a fool and thing AEG wanted him dead, they wanted it to be a success and a rebirth of a faded star so they can profit today and in the future.

555 days ago
116.

all about the money    

More like Katherine wants and is using the kids to "claim" that together they want. But I agree with AEG...yea Micheal had a lot of fans but his career had gone down the drain long ago and even if he didn't die when he did he probably would have on tour or had a total melt down while on tour ending whatever was left of his career then.

555 days ago
117.

MiMi    

So I must ask.

Is it worth dragging MJ thru more scrutiny just so the family can profit?


And if Prince should testify, is it worth it?Especially since there is no guarantee they will win the case.


A family who has lost a loved one with the stature of Michael, you would think would be more interested in upholding his legacy, not trying to tear it down for the simple love of the almighty dollar.

Just sayin.......

555 days ago
118.

Dose Of Reality    

MiMi

So I must ask.

Is it worth dragging MJ thru more scrutiny just so the family can profit?

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It's called "raping the victim". Where the person the the crime allegedly happened to, and everyone around them, is dragged through the mud. I'm sure we've all heard of that happening before.

555 days ago
119.

abby    

$40 billion . . . that's laughable!

555 days ago
120.

Pegasus    

Hi MiMi & Sara Jane!

MiMi - I TOTALLY AGREE with you on that! But it just sickens me to the core that MJ will be Dragged through yet another Public Display. And everyone knows that KJ is wanting that money to insure that her other offspring will be financially set after she is gone (including her grandchildren). It does however sadden me to see her drag MJ3 into this. Although, I shouldn't be surprised - given that both she and Joe (as well as the other family members) have dragged the kids into other forms of financial ventures of theirs - trying to use the kids and MJs name to get some money. It would however, be Wonderful if they did use that money (if they win the case) to build a Children Hospital as per MJs wishes.

555 days ago
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