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Katherine Jackson

Where's The Money You Solicited

From MJ Fans?

1/2/2014 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katherine Jackson has pulled the plug on her campaign to solicit money from Michael Jackson fans to pay for an MJ documentary ...TMZ has learned.  The question -- Where did the money go?

TMZ broke the story last week ... Katherine -- along with Paris, Blanket and Prince --  made an online plea to Michael's fans to contribute money so she could license songs and images from the MJ Estate for a documentary she wanted to make.

We made it clear in our story ... the whole thing reeked of a scam, because the Estate was never contacted about licensing anything for Katherine's documentary and based on what we know ... there's no chance in the world the Estate would sign off on the project  for any amount of money.

And here's what's really suspicious ... The website Katherine used allows her to keep the funds if the project is never made ... money contributed by MJ fans.

So almost immediately after we posted our story ... Katherine and/or her people pulled the plug on the project.

A source close to Katherine tells TMZ ... he's been told every cent of the money raised was refunded and Katherine got nothing ... but we can't confirm it.

Katherine's lawyer, Perry Sanders, tells TMZ Katherine wants to do a documentary and she "fully anticipates the executors will see the artistic honesty of this project  and help make [it] successful."  She shouldn't hold her breath.

Here's the deal ... Katherine Jackson is fundamentally a good woman with good intentions, but it's apparent she is often manipulated by people with bad intentions and that's what happened here.

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1.

Hamburglar    

oh yeah , right...she is being manipulated
it smells more like she is manipulating M.J 's fans

204 days ago
2.

Claude     

Scam

203 days ago
3.

Karma's a B.tch!    

The Jackson family are sick ass holes, quit trying to make money off of your dead sibling/ son. As for his brothers, GET A F.CKING JOB LOSERS.

203 days ago
4.

notalawyer    

When is too much ... ENOUGH ?

203 days ago
5.

Aarin    

That women has no backbone.

Joe must have beat that out of her too.

203 days ago
6.

franklyspeaking    

The estate makes $150 mill a year Really, you need money to what? Show us Mikes few moments he was awake and not on that junk? We've seen the posturing it won't change the fact that he was a junkie that was willing to risk dying and leaving his kids than to get help for his addiction to knock out drugs.

203 days ago
7.

Myriam    

She NEVER asked money from fans, it's Howard Weizman who did it without her agreement.

203 days ago
8.

mj fan forever    

Every time greedy unnatural mother Katherine is involved in some scam she is "so manipulated", she should have to learn by now, but it just seems she will never learn. It's that Katherine just loves money too much and can't resist when they propose her anything to get more money!!! It's only her greed that motivates her, just as the other scams and her all for money trial in which "so lovingly" involved Michael Jackson's children, no matter how hard it was to them and even wants a new trial!!! She is as greedy as the people she attends, anything for money!!!

203 days ago
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Jackie Marquez     

She would never ask Mickael's fans for money. She's not that kind of a person.

203 days ago
10.

Googie    

Artistic honesty??? Yeah right. Wonder if anyone fell for that BS & send in money? If they did, they deserve to lose their money if they fell for that crap. Rich people begging for money, that's a shame.

203 days ago
11.

BOHOE    

Who is Michael Jackson ??? I can't remember…..

203 days ago
12.

sivazh    

Ah, the Jackson clan, I just love their money grubbing shena****ns.

203 days ago
13.

billybob    

Ha ha, the Jackson version of Crowd funding!

With such a family, everybody would need a Propofool overdose to sleep without nightmares . . .

203 days ago
14.

miss b    

Good God,throw this greedy old hag in jail where she belongs & make it Conrad Murray's old cell.

203 days ago
15.

OhWell    

?? Michael Who ??

203 days ago
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