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Michael Jackson's Grave

FLOWERS EVERYWHERE

On Death Anniversary

6/25/2013 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Jackson
passed away 4 years ago today -- you probably forgot ... but MJ's biggest fans definitely did not, leaving massive piles of flowers outside the King of Pop's mausoleum today.

To give you an idea, one MJ fan group -- called "One Rose for Michael Jackson" -- donated more than 10,000 roses to the grave site.

A rep for Forest Lawn cemetery tells TMZ, fans will continue to be allowed to place flowers at MJ's grave throughout the day ... and the flowers will remain on site for the rest of the week.

TMZ broke the story ... Jackson died from a fatal dose of Propofol on June 25th, 2009. His doctor is currently in jail.

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Pegasus    


No Custody Changes For Michael Jackson’s Children After Daughter Paris’ Suicide Attempt

Posted on Jun 25, 2013 @ 13:37PM | By Radar Staff


There will be no custody changes for Michael Jackson’s children, after daughter Paris, attempted suicide. Katherine Jackson, and TJ Jackson will remain as their guardians, RadarOnline.com has confirmed.

Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff revealed during a hearing on the late singer’s estate that he wouldn’t be making any custody changes after reviewing findings from an investigator’s report that the judge ordered after Paris, 15, recently attempted suicide.

PHOTOS: Paris Jackson Testifies In Videotaped Deposition

According to the Associated Press Beckloff revealed that he had met with attorney’s for Jackson’s children, Margaret Lodise, and respective attorneys for Katherine and TJ Jackson.

“I’m taking no further action,” Beckloff told attorneys for the Jackson estate.

Tuesday is the fourth anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson.

PHOTOS: Shocking Evidence Found In Michael Jackson’s Bedroom

As previously reported, Paris Jackson remains hospitalized after a failed suicide attempt several weeks ago.

Paris is “expected to receive visits from grandmother, Katherine Jackson, her biological mother, Debbie Rowe, brothers, Prince and young brother Blanket,” a family insider previously told us.

Former nanny Grace Rwaramba is also anticipated to spend time with the 15-year-old on the anniversary.

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Pegasus    

Michael Jackson Death Anniversary: Remembering The King Of Pop 4 Years After His Untimely Death


Posted: 06/25/2013 11:02 pm EDT

Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson Death, Michael Jackson Propofol, Michael Jackson Death Anniversary, Michael Jackson Overdose, Michael Jackson Trial, Celebrity News
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It's been four years since Michael Jackson died, on June 25, 2009, from cardiac arrest caused by a lethal combination of prescription drugs. His death, later ruled a homicide, shocked fans and musicians across the world.

Jackson rose to fame in 1964 as the youngest member of his family's Motown group, the "Jackson 5," and continued to dominate the music industry with best-selling hits such as "Thriller," "Billie Jean" and "Beat It."

Jackson is survived by his three children, Prince Michael Jackson II, Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. and Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson.

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93.

Pegasus    

REMEMBERING MICHAEL JACKSON MUSIC


June 25th, 2013

10:33 PM ET


Four years ago today, Michael Jackson died at the untimely age of 50.

It seems only fitting to jam to some of his grooves in remembrance of one of music's biggest stars. There's no way we could include them all, so here's just a taste of some of Jackson's most memorable hits:


"Rock With You": Before the plastic surgery, speculation of skin lightening and courtroom drama, there was Jackson's "Rock With You," a still-classic cut that gave us a hint of the dancing machine to come.

"Billie Jean": Speaking of dancing, how could we ever forget this stunning performance of "Billie Jean" on Motown's 25th Anniversary television special? Admit it, you tried to moonwalk.

"Beat It": Jackson's theatrical music videos helped put MTV on the map, and they also set off fashion trends. Raise your hand if you owned the red zippered jacket.

"Thriller": This one gives us an opportunity to do the dance moves that so many still love. And remember his co-star Ola Ray? She just released a tribute song/video in honor of Jackson.

"Smooth Criminal": We are STILL trying to figure out how he did that lean in "Smooth Criminal."

What were some of your favorite Michael Jackson songs?

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94.

Dose Of Reality    

Dose Of Reality


I'm sure the Jackson family will sue every florist that they don't get a percentage from.


Spend that money fools.


I wonder if they are going to graciously donate MJ's flowers from his grave site to the elderly again. "Grandma, Grandpa... Here's some flowers from someone else's grave. You should be honored."

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MiMi
No DOSE


They will take the flowers to various Hospitals and womens shelters in the area.
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Dose Of Reality


Exactly my point moron.


You don't make a gift out of the flowers from someone's grave.

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MiMi
If a flower brightens someones day, who gives a crap where it came from?


You're so UnWell......

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Sorry MooMoo, I'm still just myself, the one and only Dose Of Reality. Why are you so paranoid about people using different names?


It doesn't matter who the dead person is, you don't make a gift of flowers from their grave. It is disrespectful to the recipient, especially if they are old and/or sick. The fact that you, or anyone else, would think that this is a nice gesture is sickening, self righteous and a disgusting display of your hero worship.

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95.

Jarvis    

The money could have been spent on something more meaningful and creative. What about a scholarship for someone who shows great potential in the music industry? Flowers die...

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Pearl Jr    

There's still no name on that grave, Forest Lawn does NOT have Michael Jackson listed in their database and they will NOT confirm he is there but that is a burial plot purchased so that when MJ does die that will most likely be where he is placed or perhaps his mother will be there, I don't know, but MIchael JOE Jackson is NOT there.

Back in October 2009 just a month after the worldwide coverage of the burial ceremony, I called FL and they told me they don't have Michaels body and have NEVER had it.

Watch "Alive! Is Michael Jackson Really Dead?" Netflix it 4 more jaw dropping clues, proof that the King of Pop faked his deah!

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97.

Sue Adams    

"you probably forgot " - oh please how could you expect people to forget when you have NO problem shopping the "addict"/"overdose"/"pedophile" bull**** you've shopped to most of the gullible, lame brain media sheep who have been brainwashed by your kind over the last 15 years or so!!!!!

So it's "ok" for you to still be vultures and touting the usual BS about Michael and yet you're leading the hypocritical judgement of hardworking people who CHOOSE to love Michael, not only as the Greatest Entertainer Ever, but as an INNOCENT, kind; caring; loving and generous man and human being! We have a perfect right to do with OUR money as we choose!

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98.

Iris    

R.I.P. Michael

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99.

Dose Of Reality    

Good thing they put up those barricades for the crowd.

They could have held that gathering in a Fotomat, which would have been appropriate since they hold the same relevance today.

482 days ago
100.

Iris    

R.I.P. Michael

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101.

Pegasus    

Jackson's son arrives to testify at civil trial
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Associated Press – 45 minutes ago.. .

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Associated Press/Joel Ryan, File - FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2011 file photo, Prince Michael Jackson appears on stage at the Michael Forever the Tribute Concert, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. An attorney …more

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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2011 file photo, Prince Michael Jackson appears on stage at …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Jackson has arrived at a Los Angeles courtroom to testify in a case filed over his superstar father's death four years ago.

The eldest son of Michael Jackson wore a dark suit and black tie Wednesday as he walked into the courtroom where a judge is hearing the negligence case against AEG Live LLC.

The 16-year-old is the first member of his family to testify in the case, which is now in its ninth week.

Prince Jackson has never spoken publicly about the day his father died in June 2009. His father's doctor summoned him to the bedroom. His father was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The teen and his siblings are listed as plaintiffs in the case against AEG, which denies all wrongdoing.

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Pegasus    

Prince Jackson's day in court arrives

By Alan Duke, CNN

updated 1:59 PM EDT, Wed June 26, 2013

Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, died on June 25, 2009. Four years after their father's death, Jackson's children -- Prince, Paris and Prince II, aka Blanket -- have stepped into the spotlight to honor their father's memory and create careers and identities of their own. One of the world's first glimpses at the kids was when photographers caught them leaning out of a limousine in Los Angeles in 2000. Here are more moments growing up Jackson:

Jackson children in the spotlight

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
Jurors will hear revelations about Michael Jackson's tearful conversations with his son
His father confided in Prince about whom he distrusted
It's possible jurors will see video of Paris Jackson's deposition as Prince is cross examined
The wrongful death trial of AEG Live is in its ninth week in a Los Angeles courtroom

Los Angeles (CNN) -- Prince Jackson, who wore a mask in public as a child, was dressed in a suit and tie as he sat before jurors to testify about his father's life and death Wednesday.

Michael Jackson's oldest son, now 16, is a key witness in his family's wrongful death lawsuit against Jackson's last concert promoter, AEG Live.

Prince was 12 when the pop icon died, but his father confided in him about who he trusted and didn't trust and what he feared as he prepared for his comeback concerts.

Four years and a day after his father's death, Prince's testimony promises to be dramatic, with revelations about Michael Jackson's tearful conversations with his son, which included predictions of his death, and a recounting of the devastating day an ambulance carried him.

Doctor: Jackson had no REM sleep

Paris: Michael said nanny 'lied a lot'

Compare Michael Jackson in 2001 to 2009

What did AEG know about MJ's health?
Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson, and their grandmother, Katherine Jackson, are plaintiffs in the lawsuit that contends AEG Live is liable in Jackson's death because the company hired, retained or supervised the doctor convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

Dr. Conrad Murray told investigators he gave Jackson nightly infusions of the surgical anesthetic propofol to treat his insomnia. The coroner ruled the singer died of an overdose of the drug.

AEG Live executives allegedly created a medical conflict of interest that pressured Murray to pursue the dangerous treatments so Jackson would be rested for rehearsals, while ignoring warning signs that his health was failing, Jackson lawyers argue.

AEG Live lawyers contend that it was Jackson who chose and controlled the doctor and that company executives had no way of knowing what treatments Murray was delivering.

Prince Jackson's 16th birthday gift: A career

'Daddy's little man'

Jackson lead trial lawyer Brian Panish will begin the direct examination of Prince on Wednesday morning and AEG Live lead lawyer Marvin Putnam is expected to handle the cross-examination of the teen later in the day.

It is possible that jurors will also hear from Paris Jackson on Wednesday, since Putnam could play video clips from her deposition in an effort to highlight any contradictions between brother and sister.

Paris, who was 11 when her father died, is not available to testify live in court since she is hospitalized for psychiatric treatment following a suicide attempt earlier this month.

AEG Live attempted to compel the youngest child -- 11-year-old Blanket -- to testify, but the judge rejected its request after a psychologist said it would harm the boy.

Jackson confided in his oldest son about his business dealings at an early age.

"Prince has always been, even at 12, the little man -- Daddy's little man," Jackson chef Kai Chase testified. "He wanted his father to be very proud of him, which Michael was."

"The weight of the world is on his shoulders, the eldest, big brother and father figure to his siblings," Chase testified. "It's a lot for him, growing, liking girls. He wishes his father was here to give him advice. It's devastating to him."

Prince recently began pursuing an entertainment career, working several days as a "special correspondent" for "Entertainment Tonight" and acting in an episode of the television show "90210."

Michael Jackson's two-month decline

Prince will be asked to describe how his father's health changed from April 2009, just before Murray began his nightly visits to their rented Los Angeles mansion, until his death on June 25, 2009.

E-mail introduced as evidence and previous witnesses have told of a physical and mental deterioration over Jackson's last two months.

Show director Kenny Ortega and production manager John "Bugzee" Hougdahl warned AEG executives of Jackson's deterioration during a series of e-mails in Jackson's last two weeks, including indications he was unable to do some of his trademark dances or remember lyrics to songs he had sung for decades.

His makeup artist and a choreographer testified about Jackson's paranoia, his talking to himself and hearing voices, and his severe weight loss.

Associate show producer Alif Sankey testified that she "had a very strong feeling that Michael was dying" after a rehearsal 11 days before his death.

"I was screaming into the phone at that point," Sankey testified. "I said he needs to be put in the hospital now."

An expert testified last week that Jackson's downward slide toward death could be explained by the insidious effects of chronic infusions of propofol. The nightly treatments probably interrupted Jackson's sleep cycle, robbing him of REM -- rapid eye movement -- sleep, which is vital to keeping the brain and body alive.

"The symptoms that Mr. Jackson was exhibiting were consistent with what someone might expect to see of someone suffering from total sleep deprivation over a chronic period," said Dr. Charles Czeisler, a Harvard Medical School sleep expert.

The trial is in its ninth week and is expected to last until August.

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Pegasus    

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Jackson's son says father feared concert promoter
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Associated Press – 10 minutes ago.. .
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's eldest son says his father was excited about going back on tour before his death but wasn't happy about the terms of the ill-fated shows.

Prince Jackson told jurors on Wednesday that his father wanted more time to rehearse and had several tense phone conversations with promoters of his "This Is It" shows.

He said his father would cry after some of the conversations and told Prince that he was afraid of AEG.

The 16-year-old is the first member of the Jackson family to testify in a negligence lawsuit against concert promoter AEG Live LLC over the pop superstar's death four years ago.

He wore a black suit with a dark grey tie with his long brown hair tucked behind his ears.

The teenager and his two siblings, sister Paris and brother Blanket, are plaintiffs in the case that seeks to hold AEG financially responsible for their father's death.

AEG denies wrongdoing.

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Dose Of Reality    

The kids should all fight for emancipation and sue the rest of the Jackson family for the mental anguish they are subjecting them to with this bogus trial.


Of course, the Jackson family being what they are, would never pay a dime.

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Pegasus    

Paris Jackson's Godfather Just Wants to Give Her a Hug

By Tim Nudd

06/26/2013 at 2:05 PM EDT


Mark Lester and Paris Jackson


Watching from afar in the U.K., Paris Jackson's godfather says he believes she's "doing okay" following her suicide attempt earlier this month – but that he'd love to console her in person.

"Michael made me their godfather, and as a godfather, I do have a responsibility," Mark Lester, the former child star who played the title role in the 1968 film Oliver!, tells British TV show Lorraine of Paris, 15, and her brothers Prince, who is testifying Wednesday in the negligence case against AEG Live LLC, and Blanket.

"I would love to go and just pick them up and give them a big hug, and then we all go and have fish and chips … just be normal, hang out."

Lester, 54, says he did have phone contact with "a close member of the family" last week.


"I understand that things, although are not great with Paris, they're not too bad, and she's being looked after," he says. "She's doing okay. She'll be alright. She'll be fine."

He adds: "If they ever need to come over to the U.K., they can come and visit. It would be lovely to see them. The door is always open for them to come … It's a shame that in the four years [since Michael's death], we haven't really seen them."

The Jackson kids have had their lives so scrutinized, says Lester, but it wasn't always that way. Michael shielded them from the spotlight, he says, and they once led a relatively normal life.

"We spent many times just chilling out over a pizza or fish and chips, lying on the floor, watching DVDs, just behaving like any normal family with teenage kids or younger children," Lester says. "No pretense, no showbizzy stuff … He really enjoyed that. I know he did."

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