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Quickies: Michael Jackson Track Leaked & The Warren Beatty Sex Chart

Lenny Kravitz says he didn’t leak “Another Day,” the collaboration between him and Michael Jackson. [PopEater]
South African President Jacob Zuma married his third wife today. [Newser]
Aaawkward … hip hop tribute makes life’s uncomfortable situations laughable. [College Humor]…

By: Annika Harris / January 4, 2010

Quickies: “Thriller” Music Video Gets Major Recognition & Network TV’s First Gay Sex Scene

Michael Jackson‘s “Thriller” music video will be inducted into the 2009 National Film Registry of the Library of Congress, making it the first music video to receive the honor. [Billboard]
Lady Gaga is infatuated with Susan Boyle. She said, “I love Susan Boyle. She is my woman of the year,” and wishes the…

By: Annika Harris / December 31, 2009

Gerard Butler Does A Not-So-Flattering Michael Jackson Impression

What exactly is Gerard Butler doing in this photo? He’s recreating that insane moment in 2002 when Michael Jackson dangled baby Blanket—with an, uh, blanket over his head—out of a window while the paparazzi snapped pics. Instead of a baby, Gerard has opted for a potted plant and towel. What do you think—is he hilariou…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 19, 2009

Pomplamoose’s “Beat It” Bests The Original?

Pomplamoose, who covered Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” are back with an indie rock version of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.” Dare I suggest that it could be better, maybe, than the original?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 9, 2009

Quickies: Deleted “Bruno” Scene Is Uncomfortable & Psychic To Contact Michael Jackson

The above clip is an “exclusive” deleted scene from the “Bruno” DVD. Things get really uncomfortable when baseball legend Pete Rose is forced to sit on a landscaper. [Maxim] — I’m so ashamed to admit I laughed. I had no plans of seeing any of this movie in my lifetime.
It’s no surprise…

By: Annika Harris / November 6, 2009

Forbes’ List Of The Top-Earning DEAD Celebs Freaks Us Out

So much for resting in peace. Forbes magazine even wants dead celebs to work hard for their money. They just released a list titled “Top Earning Dead Celebrities.” Of course, the primo place is not filled by anyone predictable. Apparently, the most valuable “deleb” is designer Yves Saint Laurent. Earlier this year, an auction of…

By: Nikki Dowling / October 29, 2009

Should You Go See “This Is It”?

Back in July, when we heard that Sony Pictures had plunked down $60 million smackers for 120 hours of footage from Michael Jackson‘s rehearsals for the “This Is It” tour that never was, we wondered if they were geniuses or crazy people. Yes, with MJ love flying high, it seemed like huge numbers of people…

By: Jessica Goldberg / October 28, 2009

Quickies: First Daughters Inoculated For Swine Flu & This Actually Isn’t It For Michael Jackson

Sasha and Malia Obama received their shots against H1N1, after vaccination questions flooded the White House. [New York Times]
The LAPD is concerned about paparazzi after a series of break-ins at stars’ homes. [Los Angeles Times]
It’s been a bad week for the Church of Scientology. Director Paul Haggis broke ties over Scientology’s stance o…

By: Xiomara Martinez-White / October 27, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Michael Jackson’s Sibling Says Movie Is Riveting

“My brother’s movie ‘This Is It’ is truly riveting. Michael is electrifying! We get a glimpse of a true genius at work. His passionate message for healing the world, saving the planet and our children’s futures is something he was always striving for in his lifetime.”— Jackie Jackson, one of Michael’s older brothers, gushes about…

By: Wendy Atterberry / October 26, 2009

Would Michael Jackson Tell A&E’s Reality Show To Beat It?

Michael Jackson did his best to shield his three children, Prince, Paris, and Blanket, from prying eyes and the media, even when dangling an infant Blanket over a balcony railing. When he was alive they often wore scarves or masks in public. So, I wonder how he would feel about his children appearing in a…

By: Annika Harris / October 14, 2009

Quickies: The Michael Jackson Glove For Common Folk & Go Back To School Britney-Style

The woman who made Michael Jackson‘s sequin gloves is starting a line for non-celebrities. [Racked] — As if there aren’t enough people running around looking like Michael these days.
A black Tibetan Mastiff, who answers to the name “Yangtze River Number Two,” now holds the record for the most expensive dog. A woman paid…

By: Annika Harris / September 10, 2009

(Another) Quote Of The Day: Janet Jackson Breaks Her Silence On Michael’s Death

“People can have rhinoceros skin, but there’s a point when something’s going to hurt you. Not everyone is stone. I haven’t watched the news in weeks. I had to ask my chef, ‘How’s Obama doing?’ I haven’t read a newspaper…Now at least I know that I can step up to the plate and not crumble…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 10, 2009

Quick Pic: Janet Jackson Discusses Michael’s Bizarre Death In Bazaar Cover Story

The October issue of the magazine hits newsstands Sept. 22.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 9, 2009

Christian Audigier Purchased Neverland Ranch?

Oh lordy, how’s this for crazy back-from-Labor-Day-weekend news? There’s a scary rumor circulating that our fashion nemesis, Christian Audigier of Ed Hardy fame, has purchased Michael Jackson‘s Neverland Ranch. Um, yeah.According to an interview with Agence France-Presse, Audigier said, “I bought the Michael Jackson house. It’s something I’m gonna open just for the birthday (sic)…

By: Erin Flaherty / September 8, 2009

Michael Jackson’s New Roommates

After more than two months, Michael Jackson was finally buried last night in a press-free ceremony attended by his family and friends, like Elizabeth Taylor, Macauley Culkin, and Reverend Al Sharpton. He was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California, which has basically become the cemetery for famous folk. The cemetery doesn’t do gravestones,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 4, 2009

Macaulay Culkin Might Be The Biological Father Of Michael Jackson’s Youngest Son

Get ready to smack your face and scream, “Home Alone”-style. The word on the street is that Macaulay Culkin might be the biological father of Michael Jackson‘s youngest son, Blanket, also known as Prince Michael II. Michael and Macaulay became besties in 1990 when Macaulay was 10 years old, and the two got some grief…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2009

King Of Pop News Drop: Official Says Michael’s Death Was A Homicide

Ever since Michael Jackson died, there’s been a steady stream of folks who have said that he was murdered, most of them bearing the last name Jackson. LaToya was quick to tell News of the World newspaper, “Michael was murdered. It was a conspiracy to get his money. We don’t think just one person wa…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 24, 2009

What Would Michael Say? Ed Hardy To Launch His Clothing Collection

Before his untimely passing, pop icon Michael Jackson was in talks with Christian Audigier, the man behind Ed Hardy clothing, to debut his own collection. THe conversations began when Michael tapped Audigier to design his costumes for his final tour, “This Is It.” Audigier revealed on the Today show earlier this week that, while no…

By: Zandile Blay / August 19, 2009

We Love Agyness Deyn’s Michael Jackson Tribute

Agyness Deyn does her best Michael Jackson impression for this fun fashion editorial in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar. The model wears some of MJ’s most iconic gear and accessories: the sequined jacket, military-style blazer, and sparkly gloves. Her sidekick is a monkey, a wink to Michael’s beloved chimp, Bubbles. The six-page spread wa…

By: Zandile Blay / August 13, 2009

King Of Pop News Drop: Autopsy Findings Withheld As A Movie Is Announced

After all the publicity surrounding Michael Jackson‘s death, the LA county coroner is withholding Jacko’s autopsy results for “security” reasons. Police don’t want the findings to be known publicly because they think it could negatively affect their criminal investigation. [MTV] But there is something else being released …

By: Nikki Dowling / August 12, 2009