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Archive for April, 2010

Michael Jackson’s Message: This is Our Last Chance!!!!


What DID happen on June 25th? part 4

Thanks Carre
I’m wondering if lately things between Sony and MJ hadn’t changed for the better, and hence why a new deal was recently signed?


TMZ April 19 to April 27

My View? The MJ Estate is “setting the record straight” and “cleaning house.

MJ Estate Stops ‘Heal the World’ Copycat

Originally posted Apr 27th 2010 9:45 AM PDT by TMZ Staff

Score another crushing victory for the Michael Jackson estate — this time the MJ squad dropped the hammer on a woman who allegedly set up a sham Heal the World Foundation to dupe Jackson fans into buying merchandise.

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TMZ has learned a Federal judge issued an injunction against Melissa Johnson — the woman behind a Heal the World Foundation website — requiring her to stop “exploiting Michael Jackson’s name, image and likeness.”

According to the court order, the judge ruled that Johnson — who has attempted to register at least 40 trademarks with a direct connection to MJ — operates websites that “convey to consumers a false affiliation with Michael Jackson.”

As you may recall, Jackson operated a legit Heal the World Foundation back in the day, but it had been inactive for many years prior to his death.

Filed under: Michael JacksonCelebrity JusticeMusic

Michael Jackson’s Mom Cleans House

Originally posted Apr 27th 2010 1:00 AM PDT by TMZ Staff

TMZ has learned … Katherine Jackson is downsizing the number of grandchildren in her San Fernando Valley mansion — and the stun gun incident was the catalyst.


Sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell TMZ …  Katherine has told Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza — who is currently living at the estate, along with two of her kids by Randy Jackson and two others by Jermaine Jackson — that she must take the kids and move out of the estate next week, because supervising seven children is just too much for the 79-year-old grandmother.

But don’t think Katherine is heartless.  It’s the opposite.  She’s moving Alejandra, along with Jaafar, Jermajesty, Donte and Randy Jr. to a San Fernando Valley condo owned by the estate.

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We’re told the move was prompted by the stun gun incident last month. TMZ broke the story that 13-year-old Jaafar bought a stun gun online and fired it in the house.  Sources say Jaafar pointed the gun at two of Michael’s kids, but the family denies that.

The L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services came to the estate, took the gun and interviewed people in the home, and it became apparent seven kids were too much for Katherine to handle.

So as of next week, Prince, Paris and Blanket will have the run of the mansion, unobstructed.

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TMZ Live: Michael Jackson, LiLo & Charlie Sheen

Originally posted Apr 23rd 2010 3:30 PM PDT by TMZ Staff

We took your questions on everything — including Michael Jackson‘s involvement in the Nation of Islam, Lindsay Lohan‘s downward spiral, and Charlie Sheen‘s adult diapers.

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Plus: Lindsay’s 16-year-old sister Ali Lohan could file for emancipation from her parents.
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MJ’s Dancer — I Wanna Join the Cirque

Originally posted Apr 21st 2010 12:40 AM PDT by TMZ Staff

All sorts of people connected to Michael Jackson are bursting at the sequined seams to be a part of the upcoming MJ-themed Cirque du Soleil show — including one of the dancers from Michael’s “This Is It” tour.


TMZ has learned Danielle Rueda-Watts — one of the 12 dancers picked by Jackson for the London concerts — has actually worked with the Cirque before (on the “Love” show) and she tells us it would be “great to work with these people again.”

As we first reported, the first Cirque show will open in the fall of 2011 and will be focused heavily on dancing — with the trademark Cirque acrobatics.

Watts just happens to be a master of all of the above … not to mention a pro at pole dancing.

Michael Jackson — The Cirque Comes to Town

Originally posted Apr 20th 2010 8:59 AM PDT by TMZ Staff

0420_michael_jackson_cirque_EX_GettyTMZ has learned the executors for Michael Jackson‘s estate have signed a huge deal with Cirque du Soleil.

Co-executor John Branca tells TMZ, the first show will open in fall of 2011 — and will travel throughout North America including the Staples Center in L.A. … the same venue where MJ’s memorial was held.

The show will be heavily focused on dancing — honoring the legendary moves of MJ.  It will also feature Jackson’s songs and have the trademark Cirque du Soleil acrobatics.

In 2012, a second show — in partnership with MGM MIRAGE — will open in Las Vegas which will be far more theatrical with emphasis on technology and 3D. “It will be a theme-park-like show,” says Branca.

Sources say the shows will be worth a fortune to the estate.  Cirque and the estate will split costs and profits 50-50.

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Celebrity Justice
MJ Estate to Publicist: You’re Not Getting a Cent!

Originally posted Apr 19th 2010 2:09 PM PDT by TMZ Staff

Michael Jackson‘s former right-hand woman just tasted a $44,000,000 defeat — after MJ’s estate rejected 2 creditors’ claims she filed earlier this year.

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Raymone Bain — Jackson’s longtime publicist/manager/friend — had filed the docs claiming MJ owed her more than $44 mil in back wages and profit sharing.

But today, MJ’s estate finally got back to Bain — with a big, fat, rejection stamp.

Bain is the latest in a series of creditors’ claims to be denied by the estate — with more denials expected to be on the way shortly.


Harlem Gospel Choir Tribute to MJ

And somehow, MJ continues to spread the message of peace and hope. This time through the Harlem Gospel Choir.

Then there’s Travis Payne with some dancers doing the “drills” in different places….

LISA MARTIN, SYDNEY

The Sidney Morning Herald

April 24, 2010
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They’ve performed with U2, Elton John and Andre Rieu, and now the Harlem Gospel Choir’s Australian tour will be a tribute to the King of Pop Michael Jackson.

The New York-based choir has arrived in Sydney for its Concert of Hope tour, which takes in Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Melbourne.

Singers Michael Flowers, Alana Alexander and Jeremy Williams are among 13 choir members performing in Australia and New Zealand.

Flowers says the Australian concerts will celebrate the music and times of Jackson, a friend of Harlem Gospel Choir’s founder Allen Bailey.

Members of the choir were invited to sing at Jackson’s funeral last year.

“His passion was one of a kind,” Flowers said in Sydney.

Alexander said the King of Pop was an all-rounder who inspired the choir.

“(Jackson) wasn’t just a singer … he wanted to give you more,” she said.

“When he walked away he wanted you to be completely wowed.

“It’s something for us to live up to … we didn’t know him personally but he left a legacy for us.”

Founded in 1986 by Bailey, who has worked with Lionel Ritchie and the Commodores, the Harlem Gospel Choir features a total of 75 members who travel the world in groups showcasing their gospel music.

“I love what I do and I thank God everyday for it,” Flowers said.

“When we go to different countries and they don’t speak the same language we speak, they understand us through music because it builds a bridge.’”

Added Alexander: “People are on their feet … doing conga lines, it’s crazy.

“I don’t know what to expect from Australian audiences but it’s going to be a lot of fun. We’re going to make them dance, they’re in for a show.”

During an impromptu rendition of Bless the Lord for a photo shoot in Sydney’s CBD, commuters stopped to listen and applaud.

Williams said gospel music had an incredible power to unite people.

“They feel our energy, they feel our heart,” he said.

The Harlem Gospel Choir kicks off its tour in Frankston on April 30, before heading to Adelaide, Perth, the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.

AAP


Dancer shares Michael Jackson moves

http://www.canada.com/entertainment/Dancer+shares+Michael+Jackson+moves/2947119/story.html

Cirque du Soleil, huhhhh?…. 😉

Young Canadians get schooled by artist who worked with King of Pop

By Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald; Shunt@theherald.Canwest.Com With Files From; Canwest News ServiceApril 24, 2010

Daniel Celebre, centre, teaches  members of The Young Canadians.

Daniel Celebre, centre, teaches members of The Young Canadians.

Photograph by: Ted Jacob, Calgary Herald, Calgary Herald; Shunt@theherald.Canwest.Com With Files From; Canwest News Service

Between lunch rushes at his dad’s southern Ontario deli where he worked making sandwiches, dancer Daniel Celebre sent his agent a message.

Frustrated by the vagaries of showbiz, his love of dance diminished by the challenge of trying to earn a living at it, Celebre had a better idea.

He would still dance. He had a gang of fellow dancers who got together every day to dance — and every day that Celebre danced was a good day.

He would just do something else for money, like make sandwiches at his dad’s deli.

Hence the call to the agent, who, besides booking him work on a few TV commercials and 2003’s Honey and The Lizzy McGuire Movie, wasn’t booking him much.

“I told my agent, unless Prince or Michael calls, don’t call me anymore,” Celebre says.

Then, Celebre went back to making his sandwiches.

A few weeks later, his agent called back.

“He said, ‘Dan, I know you told me not to call you unless Prince or Michael calls,’ ” Celebre says, recalling the moment. ” ‘So I’m calling you because Michael called.’ ”

Yes. That Michael.

It was the early days of 2009, and Michael Jackson was crewing up to prepare for the 50 London concerts he had contracted to do for his big comeback tour. It was a Friday afternoon. Celebre was intrigued enough to call Los Angeles, where he was invited to audition to join Jackson’s tour as a dancer. The auditions were the following Monday, in LA.

Celebre hung up the phone, unsure he wanted to make the trip.

L.A. was a long way to go just to hear one more round of “thanks, but no thanks.”

Luckily for Celebre, his father viewed the phone call for exactly what it was: the opportunity of his 24-year-old son’s lifetime.

“When I told my dad, ‘Yeah, I don’t know man, I gotta think,’ he said, ‘What the hell you thinking about? Get up. Go home. Get your stuff and get on that plane!’

“So it was him who said, ‘It’s not every day Michael Jackson has an audition.’ ”

Celebre made it to the audition — along with dozens of others — with one objective.

“My sole intention was just to perform a solo onstage for Michael Jackson.

“Of course, deep inside, I wanted it, but my primary thing was just to dance in front of him and see if he recognized the style in which I’ve practised for the last 10 years, which was a style called Electric Boogaloo — which I actually learned from the people who taught him,” Celebre says.

Jackson watched the auditioning dancers, then singled Celebre out to one of his assistants. Apparently, Celebre’s mixture of classical and street style conjured up a vintage description from Jackson.

“He called me a badass Gene Kelly,” Celebre says. Or, more precisely, “Gene Kelly behind bars.”

Celebre was hired, and spent 12 weeks training with the King of Pop — for a tour that never happened — and can be seen in the hit documentary about the ill-fated show, This Is It!

Calgary’s Young Canadians got a dose of Celebre’s moves last weekend, when he spent several days teaching them Jackson’s unforgettable style, in preparation for this summer’s upcoming Stampede Grandstand Show.

The connecting thread between Celebre and the Young Canadians is Brian Foley, the Grandstand Show choreographer who has also taught Celebre since he was four.

“We’re doing a big Michael segment in the Grandstand Show this year,” says Foley,

“And of course, Daniel trained with Michael Jackson for over 12 weeks, getting ready for the tour. He’s bringing to town the real Michael Jackson style and look.”

For Celebre, training a new generation of dancers in the ways of Michael Jackson feels to him like his destiny.

“Pretty much my whole life — from the experience I had with Michael on — is to pass on Mike’s messages,” Celebre says. “And help them (younger dancers) understand.”

As far as the deli life goes, Celebre has left that behind. He’s relocated to L.A., and has been working with Travis Payne, Jackson’s former choreographer, who has been getting him a lot of work.

One new gig he may soon be landing could potentially be with Canadian troupe Cirque du Soleil, who announced Tuesday that their next show will be based on the music and songs of Jackson.

“I’ve been living on Cloud Nine for a while now, and I’m trying not to let it rain, so I fall out of the clouds,” Celebre says happily.

“Trying to stay up in there.”

© Copyright (c) The Calgary Herald

Government, God and Michael Jackson Thriller 2 Part 6C

Self explanatory…


EXCLUSIVE: FRANK DILEO – Lies, Inconsistencies & Deceit PART 5 (TMZ wasn’t punk’d)

Woahh, there’s a lot of info here! How did this person who made this video get all this info?

Things are more and more complicated…. Not sure what to believe.  How did Frank end up working again for MJ? And how come he’s still onboard? Or is he? Or is any of this true.


The Invisible Man—by SeekingClues

Check out this great post by seekingClues. It really makes you think….

it looks like there is so much more to this “Hoax” then meets the eye…

http://seeingclues.blogspot.com/2010/04/invisible-man.html


Michael Jackson could still be aLIvE (Sequel Part 32)

Thanks Carre.

That Tom is one sharp fellow! Still not sure what I think of Uri Gellar, though.



Michael Jackson’s Family “Thrilled” About Cirque Du Soleil Show

Why is Katherine in a wheelchair?  She looks great, though…

I’m thrilled about the Cirque du Soleil show too!


Posted on Apr 20, 2010 @ 06:40AM

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/04/michael-jacksons-family-thrilled-about-cirque-du-soleil-show

DNP Random Things

Splash News Online

Michael Jackson‘s estate has made a deal with Cirque du Soleil to develop projects based on the late pop singer’s music and choreography – the deal encompasses touring and permanent shows .

The first of these projects will  feature an arena-touring show in which fans will experience a re-creation of a Michael Jackson concert, and this is expected to debut in the fall of 2011. It’s anticipated that show will have an extended run in Las Vegas in conjunction with longtime Cirque du Soleil partner in Sin City, MGM Mirage.

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The permanent show, which will also be in partnership with the MGM Mirage, is expected to debut in late 2012.

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Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson says, “Our family is thrilled that Cirque du Soleil will pay tribute to my son in such an important way.”

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John Branca, Co-executor of the estate that brokered the deal told RadarOnline.com, “This will not just be a tribute to Michael’s musical genius, but a live entertainment experience that uses the most advanced technology to push every creative boundary as Michael always did. Having attended Cirque du Soleil performances with Michael, I know he was a huge fan. We are excited to be partners with Cirque du Soleil to give Michael’s fans a truly unique way to hear, see and feel Michael’s music

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Michael Jackson’s estate will own 50% of the project and Cirque du Soleil will have the other half. The estate will equally share in casting, developing, building and producing the projects. The estate will also receive  royalty payments on various aspects of intellectual property used in the Michael Jackson projects.


Michael Jackson — The Cirque Comes to Town

Originally posted Apr 20th 2010 8:59 AM PDT by TMZ Staff

0420_michael_jackson_cirque_EX_GettyTMZ has learned the executors for Michael Jackson‘s estate have signed a huge deal with Cirque du Soleil.

Co-executor John Branca tells TMZ, the first show will open in fall of 2011 — and will travel throughout North America including the Staples Center in L.A. … the same venue where MJ’s memorial was held.

The show will be heavily focused on dancing — honoring the legendary moves of MJ.  It will also feature Jackson’s songs and have the trademark Cirque du Soleil acrobatics.

In 2012, a second show — in partnership with MGM MIRAGE — will open in Las Vegas which will be far more theatrical with emphasis on technology and 3D. “It will be a theme-park-like show,” says Branca.

Sources say the shows will be worth a fortune to the estate.  Cirque and the estate will split costs and profits 50-50.
Read more: http://www.tmz.com/#ixzz0li5HZFrW


Cirque do Soleil and Michael Jackson

How come they make it seem like Michael Jackson will be there too? Just saying…. lol

From http://www.cirquedusoleil.com

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THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL JACKSON
AND CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TO DEVELOP
MICHAEL JACKSON SHOWS

First arena touring show slated for late 2011
Las Vegas permanent show to open in 2012

Los Angeles (April 20, 2010) – Two great forces in entertainment have combined with the announcement of an unprecedented arrangement between The Estate of Michael Jackson, represented by Executors John Branca and John McLain, and Cirque du Soleil for the creation, development, production and promotion of Michael Jackson projects, featuring touring and permanent shows, based on the music and songs of Michael Jackson.  Special lifestyle projects, including a nightclub to open with the Las Vegas production, will also be developed.

The first of these projects will be an arena-touring show in which fans will experience the excitement of a Michael Jackson concert, expected to debut in late Fall 2011. That arena show is anticipated to enjoy an extended run in Las Vegas in conjunction with longtime Cirque du Soleil partner MGM MIRAGE. The Las Vegas permanent show, also in partnership with MGM MIRAGE, is expected to open in late 2012. MGM MIRAGE will announce the location and plans for the permanent theatrical venue at a later date.

John Branca, Co-Executor for The Estate of Michael Jackson, commented, “This will not just be a tribute to Michael’s musical genius, but a live entertainment experience that uses the most advanced technology to push every creative boundary as Michael always did. Having attended Cirque du Soleil performances with Michael, I know he was a huge fan. We are excited to be partners with Cirque du Soleil to give Michael’s fans a truly unique way to hear, see and feel Michael’s music.”

Guy Laliberté, Founder of Cirque du Soleil, commented, “Michael Jackson is the King of Pop and an all-time phenomenal artist, both timeless and contemporary. As a creative challenge, this project is the ultimate. Through the use of cutting edge technology, we will produce a Cirque du Soleil experience not only worthy of Michael but unlike any other we have created before. We are also so pleased that our longtime partner MGM MIRAGE has once again joined us in presenting another unique creative experience in Las Vegas. ”

John McClain, Co-Executor for The Estate of Michael Jackson, commented, “There will never be a multi-faceted entrepreneur, humanitarian and innovator like Michael and it is only befitting that this partnership be with Cirque du Soleil. No artist electrified the stage more than Michael did. We expect that his fans will come away from these Cirque du Soleil performances feeling the exhilaration of a Michael Jackson experience and with an even greater appreciation of his legacy.”

Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil added “We are honored and thrilled to be in partnership with the ultimate and most important record selling artist of all time. This association between two international entertainment brands promises to deliver to fans of both Michael and Cirque du Soleil unique artistic experiences”

Bill Hornbuckle, Chief Marketing Officer of MGM MIRAGE said “Las Vegas is known worldwide for its unparalleled entertainment offerings, many of which have been developed by the creative geniuses at Cirque du Soleil. We have been honored to call Cirque our partner for many years and are humbled now by the opportunity to work with them to create a show that will commemorate one of the most legendary forces in entertainment in our lifetime.”

Katherine Jackson, mother of Michael Jackson commented. “Our family is thrilled that Cirque du Soleil will pay tribute to my son in such an important way.”

The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil will each own 50 percent of each Michael Jackson project, sharing equally in the cost of creating, developing, building and producing the projects and in the profits from each project.  The Estate of Michael Jackson will also receive royalty payments on various aspects of its intellectual property used in the Michael Jackson projects.

About Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture.  Five of Jackson’s solo albums, “Off the Wall,” “Thriller,” “Bad,” “Dangerous” and “HIStory,” all with Epic Records, are among the top sellers of all time and “Thriller” holds the distinction as the largest selling album in the history of the recording industry with more than 90 million units sold worldwide. Additionally, singles released from the “Thriller” album sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, another all-time record. During his extraordinary career, he sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide, released 13 No.1 singles and became one of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Jackson as the Most Successful Entertainer of All Time and “Thriller” as the Biggest Selling Album of All Time.  Jackson won 13 Grammy Awards and received the American Music Award’s Artist of the Century Award.  Michael Jackson started in the music business at the age of 11 with his brothers as a member of the Jackson 5.  In the early 1980s, he defined the art form of music video with such ground-breaking videos as “Billie Jean,” “Beat It” and the epic “Thriller.”  Jackson’s sound, style and dance moves inspired subsequent generations of pop, soul, R&B and hip-hop artists.

About Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is primarily a creative content provider for a wide variety of unique projects.  In addition to live shows, the Montreal based company extends its creative talent to other spheres of activity. Since its beginnings in 1984, over 100 million spectators in more than 300 cities on five continents have been thrilled by Cirque du Soleil.

About MGM MIRAGE

MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world’s leading and most respected companies with significant holdings in gaming, hospitality and entertainment, owns and operates 15 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has 50% investments in four other properties in Nevada, Illinois and Macau. The Company’s 50% economic interest in Borgata Hotel Casino Spa in Atlantic City, which is held in trust, is currently offered for sale. CityCenter, an unprecedented urban resort destination on the Las Vegas Strip featuring its centerpiece ARIA Resort & Casino, is a joint venture between MGM MIRAGE and Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World.  Other major holdings include Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor, Excalibur, and Circus Circus.  MGM MIRAGE Hospitality has entered into management agreements for casino and non-casino resorts throughout the world.  MGM MIRAGE supports responsible gaming and has implemented the American Gaming Association’s Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming at its properties. MGM MIRAGE has received numerous awards and recognitions for its industry-leading Diversity Initiative, its community philanthropy programs and the Company’s commitment to sustainable development and operations. For more information about MGM MIRAGE, please visit the Company’s Web site at http://www.mgmmirage.com.


MJ’s Kids meet grandmother for lunch

On April 17, 2010, MJ`s kids meet their grandmother for lunch at a restaurant. What I find strange is that when they got to their grandmother, they hugged her like they hadn`t seen her for a while. Don`t they live with her???

http://x17video.com/celebrity_video/michael_jackson/x17_xclusive_michael_jacksons_3.php

(You’ll have to copy and paste the link)


Poster for the MJ tribute concert in Rome June 25 , 2010


The poster for the Michael Jackson Tribute concert in Rome June 25, 2010

Notice MJ with the microphone…


Sony ad: Dancing with the King of Pop


louis farrakhan explaines how the media destroyed michael jackson legacy july 13 2009


Michael Jackson is alive. Part 4. Illuminati

Credit to
http://olgeya.wordpress.com
People are starting to “get” it…



Opinions of people who believe MJ was murdered

Credit to Liberian Girl from

http://thedeathofmj.forumotion.com/forum.htm

There’s a reason he was killed. He was starting to speak out against the NWO. He exposed the media and education system for being lies and propaganda and was trying to break away from the Satanic Music Industry. He was killed, just like Hendrix, Marley, JFK, and Lennon because someone with this much recognition could easily expose them. Any mainstream musician who promotes peace and unity instead of hatred and separation becomes a target. His doctor was also a freemason. (more…)


Michael Jackson is Alive: The Hoax Evidence Part 8- The SnapVine Files

Interesting…


FRANK DILEO & JOHN BRANCA – Lies, Inconsistencies & Deceit PART 4

God, I wish I knew the truth…  I still believe MJ somehow outsmarted them all…

I REALLY hope so…


Lawyer for Jackson’s doctor says no plea bargain

By LINDA DEUTSCH (AP) – 21 hours ago

In this photo taken Monday April 5, 2010, defense attorney Ed Chernoff is shown during an interview in downtown Los Angeles. Chernoff, the lawyer for Michael Jackson’s doctor says there will be no plea bargain in the involuntary manslaughter case, though he worries whether an impartial jury can be seated for a trial in the death of one of the world’s most famous and idolized entertainers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

LOS ANGELES — The lawyer for Michael Jackson’s doctor says there will be no plea bargain in the involuntary manslaughter case, though he worries whether an impartial jury can be seated for a trial in the death of one of the world’s most famous and idolized entertainers.

The case against Dr. Conrad Murray is complicated, involving drugs, dosages, medical protocols and other complex issues. Defense lawyers and prosecutors are crafting their legal strategies ahead of a summertime preliminary hearing where much of the evidence may become public.

Already, potentially damaging information about Murray has been revealed.

An autopsy report found Jackson died from an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol. In a statement to police, Murray acknowledged giving Jackson the drug and other sedatives to help him sleep, then briefly leaving his bedside. Cellular phone records show he made at least three personal calls around the time Jackson was stricken.

A Jackson employee who said he was in the room while Murray worked to save the pop star told police the doctor interrupted CPR to collect drug vials.

Murray maintains his innocence, and his lawyer, Ed Chernoff, has said nothing that he gave Jackson “should have” killed him. Chernoff noted the Jackson employee gave a different version of events to police in another statement.

“You may find after you are done watching the trial that it is not nearly as cut and dried as has been presented,” Chernoff told The Associated Press in a recent interview. “One thing that simply will never be the truth is that Dr. Murray pumped a bunch of drugs into Michael Jackson and walked out of that room. He’s not that kind of guy.”

The King of Pop was 50 when he died on June 25 in his rented Bel Air mansion, on the brink of a series of comeback shows in London. Murray, a 57-year-old cardiologist with practices in Houston and Las Vegas, was hired by the superstar to look after his health during the rigorous rehearsals and planned to accompany Jackson to London.

Deputy District Attorney David Walgren will seek to prove the doctor acted with “gross negligence” when he gave the singer propofol to help him sleep.

The anesthetic is supposed to be used in hospital situations for surgery and patients are to be monitored constantly by anesthesia professionals. The drug’s effects are intensified when used in conjunction with other sedatives.

Prosecution experts are expected to say it was reckless to use it in a private home without proper equipment.

TMZ has reported that among the defense strategies being discussed is the possibility Jackson administered the fatal dose himself. Chernoff declined to discuss how he might defend Murray and said a final decision won’t be made until he hears the prosecution’s theory at the preliminary hearing.

Regardless of what prosecutors present, he said there will be no plea bargain.

“Plea bargains are for guilty people,” he said.

Realistically, there’s little incentive for either side to push for a plea bargain.

Prosecutors brought a relatively minor charge with a maximum sentence of just four years, so there’s not much room to negotiate down.

“The district attorney didn’t overcharge the case,” said celebrity attorney Harland Braun, whose clients included Dr. Allan Metzger of Los Angeles, an internist and rheumatologist who had a close relationship with Jackson and was godfather to one of the singer’s children. “They are charging what they think they can prove.”

Murray already is deeply in debt and pleading to a felony would open him to liability in a civil damages trial. The Jackson family has spoken of suing Murray for wrongful death.

To gain a conviction at trial, prosecutors will have to walk jurors through Jackson’s complicated medical history as well as the events leading up to his death. That will be crucial, said Ellyn Garafalo, a prominent defense attorney who is representing a doctor charged in the Anna Nicole Smith drug case.

“The biggest hurdle they have is to show whatever Dr. Murray did caused Michael Jackson’s death,” she said. “They’re going to have to say he knew or should have known that what he did could have resulted in death.”

An element of the defense theory, Braun said, may be that Jackson was a demanding patient who insisted on propofol, a drug he had taken for a long time.

“The defense theory is Michael Jackson needed it, wanted it, knew the danger and took the risks,” Braun said.

Garafalo said that while such an argument can be made in an effort to persuade the jury, it is not a legal defense.

“It’s like saying I asked someone to shoot me and he did, so he’s not guilty,” she said.

Prosecutors will argue that the doctor bears the ultimate responsibility for his actions and can’t be absolved because the patient may have pressured him to do something he should have known was dangerous.

Jackson’s celebrity is sure to influence the case and Chernoff worries about seating a jury.

“There is a real concern that we have about getting a group of jurors that are going to come into court and are not going to have any preconceived notions of guilt,” he said.

But publicity in this case is everywhere, he said, so seeking a change of venue is unlikely.

“The problem is we have this around-the-world stuff,” said Chernoff. “Even in the O.J. Simpson trial, people in Uganda didn’t care about it. But in this case, they care in Uganda and everywhere else.”

AP writers Thomas Watkins and Anthony McCartney contributed to this story.


Michael Jackson’s Secret ‘Wife’ Denied

The continuation of the Estate “clearing up” claims….

Originally posted Apr 16th 2010 4:50 PM PDT by TMZ Staff

Michael JacksonThe woman who claimed to be Michael Jackson‘s secret wife will not get a cent of his money, according to new court documents.

Shellie Doreen Smith filed a creditor’s claim with the Jackson estate back in December.  She claimed they got married sometime in the 70’s in New York City.

According to the docs, the court overseeing the Michael Jackson estate case denied Shellie’s request for spousal support yesterday. Shocking.


April 14, 2010 DaisyDyva’s latest video

Thanks Carre


Michael Jackson Death Hoax-MJ´s Influence in Ads,Real or Imagined?

Thanks Carre.