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Michael Jackson

Born – August 29, 1958; Gary, Indiana, U.S.

Died – June 25, 2009; Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Singer, dancer, eternal child.

Rose to fame as a member of the Jackson 5. Quickly became the star of the group, and not just because he really was the only one with any talent.

Went solo, became a ginormous ‘80s superstar after the release of his album, "Thriller." ‘Memba that video? He turned into a werewolf!!

Had a pet chimpanzee named Bubbles who lived in his house and traveled around the world with him - yet was not invited to his funeral. Sad.

Shocked/amused the world with his increasingly strange behavior, such as remaking his home into a giant amusement park.

Was briefly married to Elvis Presley's daughter - not sure the King would have approved of that.

Had three children, gave them weird names, dangled one of them out a window when he was a baby.

Died of a drug-induced cardiac arrest in 2009, but will always be remembered for his music, and for being a strange man-child who may have boned Elvis' daughter.

We miss ya, MJ!

LATEST STORIES
  
Michael Jackson Estate -- Invites High School Impersonator to Las Vegas

Michael Jackson Estate
Invites H.S. Impersonator to Las Vegas

17-year-old Michael Jackson fan Brett Nichols didn't just win his school's talent show with his MJ routine ... he caught the eye of MJ's estate ... who have invited the kid to Las Vegas for a show… READ MORE >

Michael Jackson -- Reincarnated As a Teenage Ginger

Michael Jackson
Reincarnated As a Teenage Ginger

For a few minutes at a small high school in the middle of California, Michael Jackson was resurrected ... in the form of a skinny, redheaded white teenager.It all went down last Friday at Pitman… READ MORE >

- 100 days ago
Jackie Jackson -- I'm In Tears Over MJ's New Album

Jackie Jackson
I'm In Tears Over MJ's New Album

Michael Jackson's new album could cause a whole new rift in the Jackson family -- Jermaine told us he was against it ... but brother Jackie says he's so excited about the new cd, it made him cry.… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Michael Jackson Hologram -- Lawsuit Threatens Billboard Music Awards Performance

Michael Jackson Hologram
Lawsuit Threatens Billboard Music Awards Performance

A hologram performance by Michael Jackson -- the main event at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards -- could be put to sleep before it even hits the stage ... thanks to a last-minute lawsuit.Alki David… READ MORE >

- 106 days ago
Michael Jackson Molestation Accuser: He Kept Me Out of School ... To Molest Me

Latest MJ Accuser
He Kept Me Out of School ... So He Could Molest Me

The lawyer for the latest Michael Jackson sexual molestation accuser is coming out swinging ... telling TMZ the pop star routinely made the young boy skip school so he could be "available" to… READ MORE >

- 108 days ago
Michael Jackson -- MJ Estate Slams New Molestation Claim

Michael Jackson
MJ Estate Slams New Molestation Claim

10:00 A.M. PDT -- Howard Weitzman -- attorney for Jackson's estate -- tells TMZ Safechuck has denied many times over the past 25 years that Michael ever did anything inappropriate to him ... but… READ MORE >

- 109 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Posthumous Michael Jackson Music Is Just Wrong ... WITHOUT ME

Jermaine Jackson
Posthumous MJ Music Is Just Wrong ... WITHOUT ME

Jermaine Jackson does not like the idea of new Michael Jackson music being released, but says it would have been cool if the Jackson 5 had worked on it.JJ went from guarded to bitter when we asked… READ MORE >

- 111 days ago
Michael Jackson -- Owes All His Fame to the Jackson 5 ... Says Jermaine Jackson

Michael Jackson
Owes His Brothers for All His Fame ... Says Bro Jermaine

No "Thriller" ... no "Beat It" ... no King of Pop -- Michael Jackson would have missed out on all of that ... and so would the world if the Jackson 5 didn't make MJ such a star.  At least… READ MORE >

- 136 days ago
Debbie Rowe -- Michael Jackson's Brothers are Greedy Slackers

Debbie Rowe
Michael's Brothers are Greedy Slackers

Debbie Rowe is scoffing at members of the Jackson family who claim she abandoned her children for Michael Jackson's money ... saying it's a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black.Sources… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago
Debbie Rowe Wants Michael Jackson's Kids Back -- Going To Court for Custody

Debbie Rowe
I'm Going to Court To Get Michael Jackson's Kids

Debbie Rowe will wage legal war to get guardianship of the 2 kids she had with Michael Jackson ... and if she could she'd gladly take all 3.Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Rowe is… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago

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