Posts tagged "michael jackson"

Star Couplings: Debbie Rowe Puts On The Boxing Gloves

Debbie Rowe is reportedly ready to fight for custody of Prince Michael and Paris, according to NBCLA. [Dlisted] -- I wonder if she really feels any connection to them or if it's the trust that is driving her. Hayden Panettiere and Steve Jones have broken up because she can't handle long distance relationships.
By: Annika Harris / July 3, 2009

Video: Michael Jackson Rehearsing 48 Hours Before Death

Concert promoters AEG have released this one minute video, which features Michael Jackson, just 48 hours before his death, rehearsing for his upcoming shows in London. They believe it shows that Jackson was in good health, though very thin, and was physically ready for his draining concert series.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 3, 2009

Quickies!: Jackson Funeral To Be Held At The Staples Center?

Michael Jackson's funeral is reportedly being held at the L.A. Staples Center next Tuesday, July 7 -- the same date he signed his will seven years ago. [Starpulse] Director Michael Bay (who is behind the "Transformers" movies) agrees that his star, Megan Fox, says "ridiculous things." [Starpulse] -- Finally, a dude…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 2, 2009

Quincy Jones On Michael Jackson’s Life And Death

Did Quincy Jones have a good relationship with Michael Jackson before his death? It seems debatable judging from his interview with Men.Style.com. The legendary music producer, who has been close with Jackson for several decades, sounds eerily unemotional about the icon's death. During the brief Q&A, Jones says everything from, "He obviously…
By: Zandile Blay / July 2, 2009

Kate Moss Grabs Her Crotch To Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”

In 2000, after a Harper's Bazaar shoot, photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin were hanging around with model Kate Moss, drinking and dancing. Then, Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" came one, and Kate started channeling the King of Pop, trying out gestures, footwork, and, of course, the infamous crotch-thrust-and-grab. And they caught it all o…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 2, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Secret Long-Term Lover

Michael Jackson's former body guard, Matt Fiddes, claims that Jacko had a secret, long-term girlfriend. The British guard said he isn't going to name the gal but thinks the couple's families knew about the romance. He said the two were together for quite a while and they totes adored each other. It's up to thi…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 2, 2009

Star Couplings: Kevin Jonas Is Engaged!

Kevin Jonas proposed to girlfriend Danielle Deleasa, who gladly accepted. [PopEater] -- I still can't tell the Jonases apart, but I'm probably not the only one. Michael Jackson reportedly named his mother Katharine as legal guardian of his children, and if something happens to her, then Diana Ross is supposed to take over…
By: Annika Harris / July 2, 2009

A Michael Jackson Butter Sculpture And Six Other Weird Tributes

The Iowa State Fair plans on making a Michael Jackson tribute statue this summer...out of butter. It will be in a cooler display from August 13th to the 23rd along with something called the "annual butter cow?" What, pray tell, happens on the 24th—butter pie for everyone? Mmm...butter pie. [Star…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2009

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Farrah’s Dying Wish, Michael’s “Murder,” And Kendra’s Wedding

As you might imagine, the tabloids—like every other popular culture venue out there—are flooded with new Michael Jackson conspiracies this week. It seems that they were so distracted with MJ that they decided to give their favorite usual victims—the Gosselins, Speidi, Jennifer Aniston—the week off. I bet they're all feeling really good about themselves? We…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2009

Star Couplings: The Real Father Of Two Jackson Kids Revealed

The father of Michael Jackson's eldest children is Arnold Klein, Jackson's L.A.-based dermatologist and Rowe's former boss. [Us Weekly] -- I hope he got a package deal -- skin lightener with a side of sperm. Stephen Moyer, Bill Compton on "True Blood," says he has introduced girlfriend and co-star Anna Paqui…
By: Annika Harris / July 1, 2009

Quickies!: Is This The Next Chris Brown?

Aubrey "Drake" Graham, Rihanna's rumored boyfriend, has scored a record deal with Young Money and Universal Republic. And like Rihanna, he has collaborated with Kanye West and Jay-Z. [Perez Hilton] -- At least he doesn't have that deranged baby face look like Chris. Neverland will host a huge memorial service for legions of…
By: Annika Harris / June 30, 2009

Michael Jackson And Debbie Rowe Not The Birth Parents Of Their Three Kids

Yesterday, we told you that Michael Jackson was not the biological father of his children Michael Jr. and Paris since they were sperm-donor babes. Turns out, Debbie Rowe isn't the biological mother of the two kids she carried for the man in the mirror. All three children (including Prince Michael II)…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2009

Lisa Marie Calls Michael Jackson “A Passionate Lover”

When news of Michael Jackson's death spread around the world on Thursday, one of the people to take the news the hardest was his ex-wife, Lisa Marie Presley. In the Daily Mail today, longtime Jackson friend and confidant, J. Randy Taraborrelli, shares some intimate details of their short-lived marriage, including some TMI about…
By: Wendy Atterberry / June 30, 2009

The Latest Michael Jackson News, From His Will To His Secret Final Project

The inevitable argument over Michael Jackson's estate has begun. In his will written in 2002, Jacko didn't leave a cent to his dad, Joe. Instead he's givin' it all to his mom, kids, and a few charities. The custody arrangements are a little foggy so, for now, the kids are staying…
By: Nikki Dowling / June 30, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Autopsy Findings Are Totally Horrifying

Michael Jackson's initial autopsy findings are, in a word, scary. Not only did he weigh a shockingly-low 112 pounds at his time of death, but his stomach was empty and had just pills in it. Docs say he hadn't eaten for at least six hours. And he was injecting a lot of pain killers, especially…
By: Nikki Dowling / June 29, 2009

Quick Pic: Tyra Banks Rocks Jackson Style At BET Awards

Tyra gives tribute to Michael Jackson at last night's BET Awards through dress—it doesn't matter if you're black or white, 'cause you can wear both. [Los Angeles, 6/28/09]…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 29, 2009

Janet Jackson Makes First Public Appearance At BET Awards

This video gave me the mega Monday sadsies. Last night, just a few days after her brother’s death, Janet Jackson stepped out to give thanks to his fans at the BET Awards. For a minute, she was able to keep her composure. “To you, Michael is an icon. To us, Michael is family,"…
By: Justine Fields / June 29, 2009

Star Couplings: Michael Jackson Wasn’t The Biological Father Of Prince And Paris

Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson's ex-wife, said children Prince Michael and Paris aren't Michael's biological children because the sperm came from a donor. [Dlisted] -- Wow, Michael hasn't been buried or whatever yet, and this woman is already spilling the beans. Well, at least she's confirmed everyone's suspicions. Zachary Quinto spent some quality time…
By: Annika Harris / June 29, 2009

Tributes: Michael Jackson Video Mashup

This tribute to the King Of Pop, from video mashup team Eclectic Method, is one of the better ones we've seen in the last few days. Check it. [via Gawker]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 29, 2009

Now THIS Is A Michael Jackson Tribute

Remember those prisoners in the Philippines who got worldwide attention after filming their version of "Thriller"? Well upon hearing of the death of Michael Jackson, they, to quote Michael K at DListed, "immediately stopped doing each other in the shower room and started rehearsing for a tribute dance to him." It'…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 27, 2009