Michael Jackson's mom to pay promoter $800 000

2014-04-15 09:25

Michael Jackson's 83-year-old mother Katherine has agreed to pay over $800 000 to tour promoters AEG Live for costs incurred to defend a failed lawsuit she brought.

Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe is undergoing tests to see if she has cancer

2014-04-01 15:43

Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe is undergoing tests to see if she has cancer and has warned doctors not to use Propofol, the anaesthetic that killed the late star, when treating her.

Michael Jackson Estate wants choreographer's abuse allegation dismissed

2014-02-19 19:00

Michael Jackson's Estate has requested Wade Robson's abuse allegation against the late singer be dismissed as he has waited too long to file a creditor's claim.

Michael Jackson's estate hit back at IRS claims

2014-02-11 20:00

Michael Jackson's estate have claimed the Internal Revenue Service's legal battle over the late King of Pop's worth is flawed.

Lady Gaga to open Michael Jackson museum

2014-01-09 21:00

Lady Gaga is opening a Michael Jackson museum which will showcase £1.25m worth of products which belonged to the late star which she's since purchased.

Jackson family fear Conrad Murray's licence will be reinstated

2013-11-04 21:30

The Jackson family are allegedly afraid that Conrad Murray's medical licence could be reinstated because they believe he could harm someone else.

Michael Jackson's doctor freed from jail

2013-10-28 10:20

Dr Conrad Murray has been freed from jail after serving two years for causing Michael Jackson's death, CNN reports.

Michael Jackson's psychic predicts own death

2013-10-21 09:07

Michael Jackson's psychic has died from liver cancer aged 53 after correctly predicting her own passing.

Jackson estate sues over products in Japan

2013-10-09 09:09

Michael Jackson's estate is suing a man and three companies in Japan, alleging they are using the name and likeness of the late pop star on products without permission.

Jury reaches verdict in Michael Jackson lawsuit

2013-10-03 07:56

A California jury has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Michael Jackson's family seeking massive damages from tour promoter AEG Live over the pop legend's 2009 death.

Jury starts deliberations in Jackson death case

2013-09-27 11:42

A jury has started deliberations in a case claiming the promoter of Michael Jackson's comeback concerts was negligent in hiring the doctor who killed the superstar.


Celeb plastic surgery fails

2013-09-25 15:37

We all know that celebs are under pressure to keep up with the trends and look young, but these stars took it a step too far.

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What if Michael Jackson was still alive?

2013-09-23 17:30

If Michael Jackson were still alive today, he would have just celebrated his 55th birthday, the world would know the outcome of his comeback efforts and he might be embarking on a career in filmmaking.

Defence rests case in Michael Jackson trial

2013-09-19 10:17

Lawyers for concert promoter AEG Live LLC have concluded their defence in a case filed by Michael Jackson's mother over her son's death.

Michael's kids visited morgue 10 times after his death

2013-09-02 13:52

Michael Jackson's three children went to visit their father’s body ten times in the morgue following his death.

Doctor: MJ sought propofol long before death

2013-08-29 11:13

Michael Jackson requested the anaesthetic propofol to help him sleep at least a decade before he died from an overdose of the drug, a doctor has testified.

Jacko's ex reveals his private moments

2013-08-19 14:07

Michael Jackson's ex-wife has given an emotional portrait of the singer in the 16th week of the wrongful death trial between Katherine Jackson and concert giant AEG Live.

Gaga channelled Jacko in studio

2013-08-15 10:50

Lady Gaga wore Michael Jackson's clothes while working on her new album ARTPOP after winning 55 items from his wardrobe at auction last year.

Jacko's massive debt before death

2013-08-14 18:29

Michael Jackson owed nearly $500m in debt before he died after his wild spending and failed tours put a strain on his pocket, a forensic account has testified.

Bieber eyeing Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

2013-08-12 14:32

Justin Bieber would like to buy Michael Jackson’s beloved Neverland Ranch and turn it back to its former glory.

Jackson's kids 'saw him overdose'

2013-08-07 23:15

Michael Jackson's children found him collapsed from an overdose eight years before his death in 2009, according to his bodyguard who had to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

Jacko's poor image discouraged sponsors

2013-07-30 14:28

Michael Jackson's dismal public image in his final years meant his final concert series had no sponsors, despite record advance ticket sales for the 50 planned shows, a witness has said.


Album of unheard Michael Jackson songs to be released in May

2014-04-01 08:49

Eight previously unreleased songs by the late Michael Jackson will be part of a new album, Xscape, the singer's estate and Sony Music Entertainment's Epic Records have said.

Court says no to rehearing in Michael Jackson doc's case

2014-02-14 19:00

An appellate court is refusing to grant a rehearing to Michael Jackson's doctor on the appeal of his involuntary manslaughter conviction.

Judge rejects bid for new Michael Jackson trial

2014-01-14 19:00

A judge has rejected a bid by Michael Jackson's mother for a new trial in her lawsuit claiming the promoter of her son's ill-fated comeback concerts was negligent in his death.

Michael Jackson's estate issues cease and desist to Conrad Murray

2013-11-29 14:35

Michael Jackson's estate has issued as cease and desist letter to Dr Conrad Murray, telling him he has been abusing his doctor-patient privileges by giving interviews about the star.

Michael Jackson's kids will never forgive Conrad Murray

2013-11-11 20:45

Michael Jackson's niece Tanay Jackson has spoken out about the release of Conrad Murray from prison and says the entire family, and in particular the late singer's children, will never forgive him.

Want to guess what Conrad Murray's first post-prison meal was?

2013-10-29 09:17

Conrad Murray reportedly enjoyed two meaty burgers for his first post-prison meal after being released from jail.

Quincy Jones sues Michael Jackson's estate

2013-10-26 11:27

Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson's estate claiming he is owed royalties on some of the superstar's hits and was improperly deprived of a producer credit on music used in the This Is It film.

Jackson family is 'still hurt'

2013-10-14 18:30

Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine Jackson is furious that Dr Conrad Murray is scheduled to be released from jail later this month, and says the family "still hurt".

Conrad Murray cried upon hearing trial verdict

2013-10-04 09:32

Conrad Murray - who is serving a jail sentence for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson - cried when he heard the news AEG Live were not liable for the singer's death in June 2009.

Debbie Rowe threatens to sue Michael Jackson's doctor

2013-09-27 18:30

Debbie Rowe has threatened to sue Michael Jackson's doctor over accusations she stole Demerol to feed the star's addiction to the prescription drug.

Lawyer: Jackson died from own bad choices

2013-09-26 09:35

Michael Jackson died because of his own bad choices involving the drug that killed him and the doctor who provided it, not because of anything done by AEG Live, a defence lawyer told jurors.

MJ promoter, doctor accused of seeking payday

2013-09-25 09:36

A lawyer for Michael Jackson's family has portrayed concert promoter AEG Live LLC and Jackson's doctor as mercenaries who sacrificed the pop star's life in a quest to boost their own fortunes.

Statue no longer thrills Fulham

2013-09-19 19:00

Fulham are to return the statue of late pop star Michael Jackson to the club's former owner Mohamed Al Fayed.

AEG execs dismissed from Jacko lawsuit

2013-09-10 10:27

A judge has dismissed two executives from a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's mother against the promoters of his planned comeback concerts.

Jury hears of Jackson's pleas for drug

2013-09-01 18:40

A Los Angeles jury has heard about Michael Jackson's requests for anaesthetic to sleep in the trial's 18th week.

First official word on Paris since suicide attempt

2013-08-27 23:00

Katherine Jackson says her granddaughter Paris is "in a good place" and "getting help".

Paris 'still devastated' by dad's death

2013-08-16 18:00

Debbie Rowe claims her daughter Paris Jackson attempted suicide because of her father, Michael Jackson's death in 2009.

Debbie Rowe tearfully testifies

2013-08-15 09:01

Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe has testified about the singer's fear of pain and claimed doctors took advantage of his low pain tolerance.

Unheard Jackson songs to be released

2013-08-12 20:30

Producer Fred Jerkins III - of production duo Darkchild - has claimed he plans to release previously unheard Michael Jackson tracks.

Randy Jackson testifies about drug fears

2013-08-10 10:58

A jury has heard videotaped testimony from Randy Jackson, who described more than half a dozen interventions his family attempted to try to get Michael Jackson to stop taking prescription medications.

Jacko's security chief details drug concerns

2013-08-02 16:14

Michael Jackson's former security chief testified in court that he was concerned that Jackson would overdose.

Jackson doc planning TV tell-all

2013-07-29 19:46

Conrad Murray is reportedly threatening to reveal "explosive" secrets about Michael Jackson and his family on TV when he is released from prison in October.

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