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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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Margarida Maria    

This photo is very strange. MJ still young, their children as are now currently grown. Because pancakes with chocolate syrup? Katherine want to remember MJ when he was young? What new suit would be shown in this do***entary?
Mrs. Katherine is now a filmmaker?
MJ's children are being used, manipulated.
What the TMZ (always TMZ), mean this photo?
They're all smiling. Are mocking of the intelligence of the fans of MJ?
MJ is "dead", but it doesn't seem to, is always in the media, along with his family.
As you all know, MJ has always been manipulated by the Jackson family. All them always to want his money.
MJ lived alone with their children, and now these children are living with this strange family, the Jackson family.
Michael Jackson is really "dead" ?
Or this is a great adventure with Michael Jackson ?
What the TMZ knows about this ?

207 days ago
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nurseinsomnia    

wtf! katherine likes to play the sweet old frail innocent jehovah's witness but when it comes to money she is a true jackson. phony and greedy as the rest of them, except for the 3 sisters

46 days ago
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