Posts tagged "michael jackson"

Quick Pic: Vanity Fair Pays Tribute To Michael Jackson And Farrah Fawcett

Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett not only died the same day, but now they're also being remembered by Vanity Fair at the same time. The September 2009 issue will be available on Aug. 5 in NYC and LA, and Aug.11 nationally. [8/3/09]…

By: Annika Harris / August 3, 2009

Quickies!: Joe Jackson Used In Child Abuse Ad

A center for victims of child abuse in São Paulo has used a newspaper clipping of Joe Jackson in its ad, saying Michael got the ultimate revenge by leaving his father out of his will. [Copyranter] Beastie Boy Adam Yauch recently announced he has cancer, and that the Beastie Boys tour will therefore have to…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 20, 2009

PETA Demands A Dairy-Free Butter Sculpture Of Michael Jackson

I have a confession to make. I love PETA. I disagree with some of their campaigns and their incessant harassment of the Olsen twins, but they hardly ever fail to amuse with their marketing campaigns. Kentucky Fried Cruelty? The Unhappy Meal? Ha! PETA's latest campaign is pretty chuckle-tastic, too. They've requested that the Iowa State…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 16, 2009

Advertising Gaffe In Michael Jackson Catching On Fire Video

Today Access Hollywood and US Weekly share exclusive, never-before-seen footage of Michael Jackson's hair catching on fire during the infamous 1984 Pepsi commercial filming. The pyrotechnic disaster is significant not just because Jackson sustained some very serious second- and third-degree burn injuries, but some insiders claim it was the catalyst for the painkiller addictions that…

By: Erin Flaherty / July 16, 2009

Another Joe Jackson (Not Michael Jackson’s Dad) Finds Twitterverse Harsh Right Now

Guess it sucks to be named Joe Jackson right now if you're not Michael Jackson's dad.

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 16, 2009

Star Couplings: Debbie Rowe Threw In The Towel

Debbie Rowe has reportedly given up her custody fight for Michael Jackson's children, and it only cost Katherine Jackson $4 million! [NY Post] -- She probably only wanted money all along. Molly Ringwald gave birth to twins, a girl and boy named Adele Georgiana and Roman Stylianos. [Dlisted] Mira Sorvino had a son after a…

By: Annika Harris / July 14, 2009

The King Of Pop News Drop: Was Michael Murdered? And Gay?

La Toya Jackson is certain that her brother was murdered. She told the Daily Mail that Jackson “was surrounded by a bad circle” of people who weren’t on his side. She also mentioned that her own personal autopsy of Jackson’s body revealed four fresh needle marks in his neck. [Daily Mail] — Guess we'll have…

By: Justine Fields / July 13, 2009

Casting The Michael Jackson Movie

A biopic about Michael Jackson is a Hollywood must. The potential film has A-list and Oscar written all over it. The story of the pop icon is full of highs, lows, success, drama and a climatic ending. Well, of course we need a cast and here is what I propose for the MJ story —…

By: BET / July 11, 2009

Moon Walk Of Shame: Michael Jackson Fans Trade Sex For Funeral Tickets On Craigslist

Michael Jackson’s past was checkered, but as Movieline.com pointed out, his death created an even more public spectacle: people prostituting themselves on Craigslist for MJ memorial service tickets. Talk about "Dangerous!" Man, everyone is trying to get their piece in the King of Pop’s passing. And boy were they perverted about wanting someone to just…

By: Simcha / July 10, 2009

Anyone In The Market For Some Michael Jackson Ink?

Tributes galore have popped up in honor of Michael Jackson since the pop icon's passing. They've run the gamut from celebrity tweets to musical tributes and even full on dance performances by Madonna and Beyonce. But none are more wacky, tacky or umm...permanent than tattoos. And plenty of them. At first celebs like rapper, The…

By: Zandile Blay / July 10, 2009

The Latest Wave Of Michael Jackson News

We still don't know where Michael Jackson's permanent resting place is going to be, but for now he's chillin' in a crypt that belongs to Motown founder Berry Gordy. Gordy discovered the Jackson Five, and now they're discovering each other's remains. MJ is in good company—near the likes of Bette Davis and Sandra Dee. I…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 10, 2009

Star Couplings: I’m Not MJ’s Baby Daddy, Dr. Klein

Dr. Arnold Klein says he's not the father of Michael Jackson's children, as far as he knows. [E! Online] -- The world may never know who the real parents are, but is it really any of our business? Lorenzo Lamas talks about how he caught then-wife Shauna Sands having sex with his 18-year-old son AJ,…

By: Annika Harris / July 9, 2009

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: RPatz & Kristen Stewart Breakup, Megan Fox & Shia LaBeouf Get Stoned

Several tabloids this week did Michael Jackson tribute issues, which is to be expected. But there's so much other trashy celebrity drama that we need to catch up on! We've practically forgotten all about Jon and whatsherface or Rihanna and so-and-so. I never thought I'd say this, but I kinda need more diverse hubbub i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Memorial Exploited Emotions And Wasted Taxpayer Dollars

I've already said that I love Michael Jackson's music and am very sad that he passed away at far too young of an age. I think it's terribly sad that his children, who have already led such bizarre lives, at least out in public, now have lost their anchor. Which is why it was heartbreaking…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2009

Michael Jackson Memorial Highlights

If you're a really great employee like me, you've probably been watching the Michael Jackson memorial service all day. It's actually been pretty amazing, stars telling intimate stories and musicians performing tribute songs. Wait, is that Avril Lavigne? What the hell is going on here? Here's the latest MJ news, in case you're missing what'…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2009

Quick Pic: Back(side) In Black

The Kardashian girls attended Michael Jackson's funeral. Apparently, that meant bust out the vinyl mini-skirt to Khloe. How klassy. [Los Angeles, 7/7/09]…

By: Simcha / July 7, 2009

The Michael Jackson Rumor Mill

Michael Jackson is the King of Pop, but he could also be dubbed the King of Crazytown Rumors. With all the hoopla taking place in Los Angeles right now over his memorial service, I thought it would be nice to look back at some of the most "Off The Wall" allegations about the singer. From…

By: Justine Fields / July 7, 2009

The Next Wave Of Michael Jackson Tributes: Eternal Moonwalks And 6-Word Obituaries

It's been 10 days since Michael Jackson kicked the bucket, and the tributes to him are only getting more amazing. Last week, we told you about how the Iowa State Fair had commissioned a butter sculpture of the King of Pop. Now we're obsessed with two new tribute ideas. First, just trust me, and head…

By: Justine Fields / July 6, 2009

Michael Jackson Wanted OctoMom’s Babies, Johnny Depp And Jamie Foxx To Maybe Portray MJ

Though we haven't even given Michael Jackson enough time to rise from the dead like Jesus, there are already talks of a Michael Jackson biopic. Different methods are being considered like using archive and live -show footage or maybe having Jamie Foxx play young Jackson and Johnny Depp play um, white Jackson. I'm not sure…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2009

Quickies!: Rihanna Could Have Her Own Legal Troubles

Rihanna could be fined for illegally inking three tattoo artists. [Starpulse] Michael Jackson was reportedly working on two albums at the time of his death. [Entertainment Weekly] -- If Tupac can release albums after his death, so can Michael. Amber Rose is rocking a turquoise hair now. [Dlisted] -- We wouldn't pull this off, but…

By: Annika Harris / July 3, 2009