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Michael Jackson

Every Shocking Death Scene Photo

6/15/2013 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0614_michael_jackson_evidence_photos_launch_v2Here it is ... the Michael Jackson death scene ... every single shocking photo taken, from the doll he slept with, Propofol bottles, Dr. Murray's mysterious medical bag, portentous writing on the wall, old costumes ... everything.

The photos were taken by LAPD investigators on June 25th, 2009, the day Michael died. A few of these photos trickled out during Dr. Murray's criminal trial, but now they're all here in one gallery ... ALL 155.

The gallery is a fascinating window into how Michael lived ... and how he died.


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Cry Baby    

The only time I saw a 50 years old man/woman holding a doll was in a movie with a scene in the mental ward. I think MJ was really mental, and Conrad knew it. Conrad didn't say anything because he was hoping to get paid before he sent him to a mental ward!!!

490 days ago

Cry Baby    


Long live the King of all Slobs!!!!

Immortal slob of all Kings!!!!

490 days ago


How do you think your private bedroom would look if for the last two months of your life you knew you were going to be murdered? Neat and tidy?

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As in other homes, Michael surrounded himself with, messages, notes to self, etc. He put them on his kitchen, all over his bedroom and can see clearly from these pictures that CHILDREN were Michael's inspiration. His goal for this tour was to create a platform for his agenda of healing the world, beginning with children. Assuredly, the children in the pictures each have great meaning, as well the doll....probably given to him by a child whom comforted and died. Cut down by everyone including myself, who did not know at the time all of who he was, Michael found solace in his use his voice and fanbase to help heal the world. He put his head down, and kept putting out his message of love, healing, and peace. There are people who did no want him to put this message out. Please, please readers wake up to what is going on here. Michael was not just the King of Pop, he was the King of Kings. He held more power than any single world leader, serious power figures are behind his demise starting in 1986 after 'Heal the World". He was unusual. He could negotiate multi-million dollar deals one minute and play patty cake with his daughter the next. He could accept a world renowned award one minute and do slapstick with the presenter..he could write hit songs, he could shoot a mean squirt gun. He was all to all. He was very unusual. Too much for this world. Your words cut him, and that showed deeply over the years. My (and so many people's) lack of caring enough to dig deeper into the facts, and saying something to support him, cut him as deeply. Although I never believed for a second the sex abuse allegations, it was so obvious these people were after money. Real pedophiles don't continuously openly admit they let children in their bedroom. Real pedophiles don't enjoy healthy sex lives, and Michael did, contrary to rumor and speculation. He was unusual. He was a gentleman!! and also preserving his career, of course. Please, learn more about him before your words cut all of his children.

490 days ago


Jackson Family Feud Reignites! Janet, Randy & Jackie Skip Nephew’s Wedding, While Jermaine Turns Up Late!

Posted on Jun 17, 2013 @ 13:11PM | By Dylan Howard

Janet Jackson and two of Michael Jackson‘s brothers skipped their nephew’s wedding at the weekend, the latest sordid chapter in the famed music family’s long running feud.

“Everyone in the family was invited to Taj’s weddings,” a source close to the family told, “but Janet, Randy and Jackie chose not to attend.”

Taj, the son of Tito and the brother of MJ’s kids’ co-guadrian TJ, married at Hayvenhurst, the Jackson family’s English Tudor-style home in Encino, Calif., where King of Pop Michael grew up.

A source told Radar: “Tensions still exist between the brothers, sisters and their mother Katherine. Many have turned on each other.

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“It all comes down to money and their motivation to do what they did last year — taking Katherine away to Arizona behind the backs of Michael’s kids.”

Janet, Randy and Jackie, along with brother Jermaine and sister Rebbie, ignited the drama almost 12 months ago when they sent a scathing letter to the executors of their late brother’s estate, John Branca and John McClain, claiming the pair faked the King of Pop¹s will in order to gain control of his fortune — an allegation the executors deny.

“At the time we couldn’t possibly fathom what is so obvious to us now: that the Will, without question, it’s Fake, Flawed and Fraudulent,” their letter read.

In the days that followed, Jermaine, Janet and Rebbie took family matriarch Katherine Jackson, to Arizona amid reports she had been kidnapped or missing.

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Police were also called to a family disturbance call at Katherine’s Calabasas, Calif., home after Jermaine, Janet and Randy reportedly tried to take Michael Jackson’s children, Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket from the compound.

In the wake of the incident, the Jackson estate banned the siblings from Katherine and the children’s home.

Jermaine and Tito later released statements in which they admitted regret at signing the do***ent — and the bans were overthrown.

“The source of much of the issue, still, is that Katherine is upset that her children didn’t tell her than Prince, Paris and Blanket were trying to contact her when she was in Arizona,” added our insider.

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“Randy was the ringleader of it all and the wounds between him, his mother and his siblings are still pretty deep, today.”

Randy particularly has issues with Tito and specifically TJ, added the source, while Janet continues to fight the validity of the will much to disappointment to some members of the family.

Two of those who joined the fight against the executors, Tito and Jermaine, did attend the wedding, though Jermaine was so late he missed the ceremony! He arrived with his father Joe, son Jaffar and wife Halima Rashid.

As we first reported, 15-year-old Paris Jackson did not attend the wedding of her cousin as it was too soon after she slashed her wrists land was rushed to hospital in apparent bid to take her own life. Prince Michael and Blanket did, however.

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Kris Jenner and legendary MLB player Barry Bonds also attended the ceremony.

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489 days ago


Shame in MJ's family and friends for letting him get to this state. Unreal. The music is what I will remember and enjoy till I die. .

489 days ago

Dose Of Reality    

How about:
Shame on MJ.
Shame on him for letting all this happen to him.
Shame on him for allowing himself to die for drugs and abandon "his kids".

Vitiligo, lupus and insomnia don't do this to a person.

489 days ago


Debbie Rowe Ready To Join Family Therapy & Move Closer To Los Angeles For Daughter Paris Jackson

Posted on Jun 18, 2013 @ 3:15AM | By jenheger

Debbie Rowe will be attending family therapy with Paris Jackson, 15, and is prepared to temporarily move to Los Angeles, to be closer to her daughter, has exclusively learned.

Michael Jackson‘s only daughter, “is doing much, much better since arriving at UCLA. She has been cooperating and participating in her care and Paris’ doctors want Debbie to participate in family therapy,” a source exclusively told Radar.

“Debbie will do whatever is asked of her. She is also considering temporarily moving to Los Angeles to be closer to Paris. Debbie lives about 90 miles away from Paris in northern Los Angeles County on her ranch. She would spend part of the week in LA, and then go back to the ranch.”

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The teenager had hoped to spend the summer at Debbie’s ranch, “but all of that is now up in the air because of her suicide attempt. Paris will need to be closely monitored when she is released from UCLA. When Paris leaves UCLA she will still be seeing doctors at least three times a week, minimum,” the insider revealed.

As Radar previously reported, Paris cut one of her wrists and took a handful of pills on June 5 in a suicide attempt. We also reported exclusively that she no longer wants to be a plaintiff in her grandmother Katherine Jackson‘s wrongful death suit again AEG, the promoter of what would have been Michael’s final concert.

Paris was scheduled to testify in that trial but has told close family members she does not want to.

PHOTOS: Paris Jackson Shares Images From Her Schoolgirl Life

Debbie has suddenly become a key player in the family known for ongoing drama.

Debbie and Paris spent time together before the 15-year-old attempted suicide and Paris’ brother Prince was not happy about it and has no interest in being with Debbie, who is also his biological mother.

489 days ago


Cops Investigating Who Leaked Paris Jackson 911 Call

Posted on Jun 18, 2013 @ 9:22AM | By Lindsey DiMattina

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating into who leaked the Paris Jackson 911 call during which it was revealed she had “OD’d on 20 Motrin and cut her arm with a kitchen knife,” has learned.

“We don’t release 911 calls,” Sergeant Michael Thomas said late Tuesday, confirming the release of the recording to news media is being probed.

“We’re not going to, but these deputies do it anyway.”

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The emergence of the tape involving Michael Jackson’s troubled teenage daughter is the latest in a series of leaks to hit Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy D. Baca‘s department.

Describing the leaker or leakers as an “informant” to certain media outlets, Sergeant Thomas said: “We haven’t been able to catch what deputy is giving the information.” But he added their internal probe has “been ongoing for quite a while,” however to date “just haven’t been able to get to [the source].”

Top cops believe it’s possible some media outlets are paying sources to leak the recordings and other secret information.

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“That’s the suspicion,” Sgt. Thomas confirmed.

“I’m sure they got a hundred bucks and they’re going to throw away decades of income for 100 bucks,” he said.

489 days ago


Promoter deal with Michael Jackson's doctor 'highly inappropriate,' expert says

By Alan Duke, CNN

updated 8:54 PM EDT, Mon June 18, 2013

Music industry veteran David Berman testifies for Jackson side in wrongful death trial
AEG Live's contract with Dr. Murray caused 'an inherent conflict of interest'
Jackson's longtime chef Kai Chase set to testify Tuesday
Fire marshal limits number of observers in court, allowing just 1 member of the public

Los Angeles (CNN) -- AEG Live's negotiations with a doctor to treat Michael Jackson were "highly inappropriate," a music industry veteran testified Monday.

The concert promoter's agreement to pay Dr. Conrad Murray $150,000 a month during Jackson's comeback tour set up an "egregious" conflict of interest in which the physician was beholden to the company and himself before Jackson's interests, he testified.

David Berman, who once headed Capitol Records and worked for decades as an entertainment lawyer, was brought into court as an expert witness by Jackson's mother and children in their wrongful death lawsuit against AEG Live.

The tiny Los Angeles courtroom became less crowded Monday after the city fire marshal, acting on a complaint from an unidentified party, ordered that fewer people be allowed inside, according to a court spokesman.

Just one seat is allotted to the public and the number of journalists allowed inside was reduced to just eight at a time under the new limits. The 30 seats set aside for lawyers were not reduced.

The judge rejected CNN's request to televise the trial in March, but she has allowed a small camera and microphone to be focused on the witness so that people in another courtroom can watch the trial.

Michael Jackson's longtime personal chef Kai Chase, who was in his home when he died, is set to testify Tuesday.

Also coming up, the Jackson lawyers will show jurors the "This Is It" do***entary produced using rehearsal video.

The wrongful death trial, which is in its eighth week, is expected to last until August, according to lawyers. Jackson lawyer Brian Panish estimated Monday that he would call his last witness around July 8.

One of the four alternative jurors asked the judge to dismiss him from the case Monday because he has sold his Los Angeles home and must move to Atlanta. "If we are only a third of the way through there's no way I can make it," he said.

Judge Yvette Palazuelos said it is"highly likely I'm going to excuse you," but she will confer with lawyers from both sides before deciding.

The Jackson lawsuit accuses AEG Live of liability in Michael Jackson's death because it negligently hired, retained or supervised Dr. Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death.

Murray told police he used the surgical anesthetic propofol to treat Jackson's insomnia so he could rest for rehearsals for his "This Is It" concerts. The coroner ruled Jackson's death was from an overdose of the drug.

AEG Live lawyers argue it was Jackson who chose and supervised Murray. They contend AEG executives had no way of knowing the doctor was using propofol on Jackson.

Berman, who is paid $500 an hour by the Jacksons as an expert witness, said he reviewed "an enormous amount" of material, including an "extraordinary number of e-mails," to reach his conclusions that Murray's hiring was "highly inappropriate and "highly unusual."

"I have never heard of it being done, and indeed, it is my understanding up until these case, AEG had never done it," Berman testified, referring to a concert promoter hiring a doctor for an artist.

"It creates an inherent conflict of interest on the part of the physician," Berman said. "The physician has dual obligations to the patient and the entity that is engaging them and who is paying his compensation. That, in of itself, is a conflict. It's a more egregious conflict in the cir***stances in this case."

Berman was critical of AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips' response to an e-mail from show director Kenny Ortega warning five days before Jackson's death about the singer's "continued physical weakening ad deepening emotional state."

"Kenny, it is critical that neither you, me, or anyone around this show become amateur psychologists or physicians," Phillips wrote "I had a lengthy conversation with Dr. Murray, who I am gaining immense respect for as I get to deal with him more. He said that Michael is not only physically equipped to perform and that discouraging him to, will hasten his decline instead of stopping it. Dr. Murray also reiterated that he is mentally able to and was speaking to me from the house where he had spent the morning with MJ. This doctor is extremely successful (we check everyone out) and does not need this gig so he totally unbiased and ethical."

Phillips' response is "very telling on a number of levels," Berman said. "He is somewhat dismissive of Mr. Ortega's concerns."

"There are serious problems with that statement because he recognizes the potential of the doctor not being ethical and unbiased if he does need the gig and has financial problems," he said.

It shows AEG Live was aware of the potential for a conflict, Berman testified. "When, in fact, Dr. Murray was in dire financial straits at the time and did need the gig."

A Los Angeles Police detective testified earlier in the trial that Murray was more than $1 million in debt and that his Las Vegas medical clinic faced eviction in the months before he was hired to treat Jackson.

The contractual relationship between AEG Live and Dr. Murray was "not unlike the team doctor for a football team, where the quarterback is injured and the doctor comes to the medical conclusion that the quarterback should be taken out of the game for a period of weeks, but the team doesn't want him out," Berman said. "There is an inherent conflict."

Berman also noted that the contract said AEG Live could terminate Murray if concerts were postponed or canceled.

"The fact that if the tour is even just postponed that AEG Live has the ability to cease any further compensation for Dr. Murray, giving Dr. Murray even greater conflict of interest since he was in financial dire straits, he did need this gig and if it was postponed, which could hypothetically be in the best interest of Michael Jackson, he ran the risk of losing any further compensation," he testified.

Berman was asked about the so-called "smoking gun" e-mail sent by AEG Live Co-CEO Paul Gongaware ahead of a planned meeting with Dr. Murray: "We want to remind him that it is AEG, not MJ, who is paying his salary. We want him to understand what is expected of him."

The e-mail indicates AEG Live executives wanted "to control, to some extent, Dr. Murray" by reminding him they are paying his salary, Berman said.

Is that reasonable, he was asked. "Certainly not," Berman said. "It is indicative of the fact that they want to control the services of Dr. Murray, as opposed to the artist."

Berman testified that AEG Live executives should have recognized there could be a problem with Dr. Murray when he initially asked for $5 million for one year as Jackson's doctor. "That is a pretty bizarre amount," he said.

The eventual agreement to pay the doctor $150,000 a month was still "an exorbitant amount, more than any other person on the tour was paid," he said. "Even more of a red flag since AEG was aware of another doctor who was willing to take the job for $40,000 a month."

"It's indicative of something out of whack," Berman testified.

Berman also said it was "inappropriate" for AEG Live to not loop in any Jackson lawyer or manager into the negotiations with Murray. "I find that extremely unusual," he testified.

Murray signed the contract and faxed it back to AEG Live on June 24, 2009 -- a day before Jackson's death. But AEG Live's executives never signed and the signature space for Jackson's signature was also left blank.

"That is not inconsistent with this being a valid oral agreement," Berman said.

Berman testified the e-mails confirmed an oral agreement was in place. It is a common practice in the music industry for oral agreements to be put in writing long after the services are commenced, he said.

He pointed to the certification of sponsorship AEG submitted to the British government for Murray to practice in England as evidence they considered him hired.

489 days ago


Michael´s homes were always messy. always. It is no big deal.
The scary part is all the medicina and medical equipment lying around - and that a doctor was there to enable instead of at least trying to get some help. It is very sad.

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I wonder what bull**** tmz is going to post next.

489 days ago


Michael´s homes were always messy. always. It is no big deal.
The scary part is all the medicina and medical equipment lying around - and that a doctor was there to enable instead of at least trying to get some help. It is very sad.


It is a very bid deal in the eye of Child protection Services, and even MJ realized that.

MJ realized, that would be zero chance for him to adopt any child as he lived in such mentally chaotic environment, totally showing that his mental dysfunction. Therefore, the only way to cover up and turn other people's attention from his obsession with kids was to have his own. He did that with his sin money in a very unethical and obnoxious way. And now we are "beginning" to see the harms he's done starting with Paris. His disasters will continue with all three kids, and hopefully no innocent life would be lost. God be the Witness of this evil man!!!

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