Michael Jackson tops list of richest dead celebs
October 26th, 2010
02:45 PM ET

Michael Jackson tops list of richest dead celebs

He may be gone, but he's not forgotten. In fact, Michael Jackson has brought in so much bank since his June 2009 passing that he's landed the No. 1 spot on Forbes's Top-Earning Dead Celebrities List.

According to Forbes, Jackson's estate has brought in a whopping $275 million over the past 12 months – more than the combined earnings of superstars Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Madonna, and more than any living artist or group, for that matter.

"[Jackson's] kids are going to have grandkids before that money's gone," estate lawyer Donald David, who handled Tupac Shakur's finances, tells the magazine.

The beloved singer's good fortune is due in large part to licensing deals cut by executors of his estate, a surge in sales of his music catalog and the $250 million box office of his film, "This Is It."

"There is a strong demand for Michael Jackson's music and merchandise, and that will only increase as more material surfaces in the years following his death," says Adam Kluger of product-placement outfit the Kluger Agency.

Adds Susan Blond, Jackson's publicist during his "Thriller" days, "His earning potential will only increase year after year, as his legacy continues to be cemented. When our great-grandchildren are talking about music, it will be Michael Jackson over Elvis Presley."

Rounding out the lucky 13 deceased top earners, in order of rank: Elvis Presley, $60 million; author J.R.R. Tolkien, $50 million; Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, $33 million; John Lennon, $17 million; author Stieg Larsson, $15 million; Dr. Seuss, $11 million; Albert Einstein, $10 million; New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, $8 million; songwriter Richard Rodgers, $7 million; Jimi Hendrix, $6 million; Steve McQueen, $6 million; Aaron Spelling, $5 million.


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  2. John

    He faked his death!

    October 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • sam

      Are you just now figuring that out? The fans knew that from the beginning when Jermaine announced his death and UCLA's website disclaimed everything associated with the event by posting on their news site "the family of Michael Jackson made the following statement on June 25, 2009." Take that coupled with the Liberian Girl photo at the end of the memorial with MJ behind the movie camera and the pic before that one stating "I'm alive and I'm here forever." It's pretty clear what is going on. It's not really a "faked" death though – it's simply that he is making the first augmented reality film in history – he has been working on it for years and talking about it for years – and the end result is going to be JUSTICE. Hallelujah!

      October 27, 2010 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • isitscary4u

      so very true! the man's a freakin' genius!

      October 27, 2010 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  3. lorriey

    Michael Jackson was an extremely talented individual, adored by fans, used & abused by his father & those he surrounded himself with to do his bidding. He was hated by his father who like a vampire financially drained him until Michael put a stop to it. Even after Michael's death Joe Jackson is still trying to live off Michael's talent. Michael spent more money than he made while alive, after death like Elvis money is bountiful as it's earned through sale of his music & dancing. Michael will never see his children mature, as Elvis missed Lisa Marie's growing up. Feeling much less than perfect due to his father's abuse, Michael chose to shelter himself living in a fantasy world at Neverland as Elvis at Graceland. Both surrounded themselves with enablers who'd let them use drugs so they could benefit from them financially.
    Was Michael a pedophile>>who knows. Priscilla lived with Elvis from age 14 with her parents approval.
    We are not here to judge either talent, that's been done by the Almighty. For Michael death was a release from the torments of life, sad as it is.
    Let the dead Rest In Peace.

    October 27, 2010 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jay Kay

    Spend it well Michael, spend it well.

    October 27, 2010 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  5. truth4mj

    thanks to all the researchers of truth and fact – the media lies – 9/11, Waco, Iraq and most definitely Michael Jackson – it's a conspiracy and eventually we are going to crack it open. Michael Jackson was railroaded by the media because he was the most powerful man in the music industry and spoke the truth and they couldn't let a BLACK man hold this position.

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OBUgE6EDFo&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  6. budsgirl11954

    GOD BLESS all of the soldiers in Mj's army of love and justice. My heart is filled with such hope when I see you all taking part in this battle for TRUTH. The mindless comments made by the people who have let the media manipulate them do not surprise me. The media has distorted and created a caricature of MJ that never existed because he was a black man that got TOO successful.. ..this may be a bitter pill for many to swallow ...but its the truth. .. check out the story of Jack Johnson, the black boxer..it is a similar story. Just look at how Obama is being clobbered in the media. .. Just THINK !! Can u imagine the powers that be ever allowing a black man to bring our country back from the brink of a depression? Think of the ramifications in the white power clubs of congress !! The general public can be bamboozed easily by a manipulative press & talking heads and politicians ... I can almost count on my comment not making it through moderation!!

    MJJJusticeProject.. focuses on bring MJ's TRUE legacy to the public because the time has COME for truth.
    Please google VERITAS vindecateMJ

    October 27, 2010 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Purl

      I am just sick and tired of all the hate. And I'm tired of reading the horrible things written about MJ.
      I wish they would see all to good he did above and beyond being the greatest entertainer of this and
      many generations.

      October 27, 2010 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
  7. peggy

    What is all the hoopla. This man is a PEDOPHILE and if you don't think so you are ignoring the facts

    October 27, 2010 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • matt

      Uneducated ignorance should be an embarrassment to you. Educate yourself.

      October 27, 2010 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • Purl

      Actually it's you who are ignoring the facts. Why read and article let alone make a comment on a person you seem to despise?

      October 27, 2010 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Tim

    I will never forget when I saw Michael Jackson and his brothers when Jackson 5 performed "ABC" on The Ed Sullivan Show. Here is a classic clip from that 1970 performance – http://goo.gl/nZny

    October 27, 2010 at 1:03 pm | Report abuse |
  9. williamg

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x390rVfx3Qg&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  10. williamg

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwZfI5FOK_8&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • patsy

      Thanks for posting this. To this day so many don't know the truth about the Arvizo's or Chandlers because the media won't report it. There are still some who don't even know that it was Arvizo who went to jail after the trial. Michael was proven innocent in a court of law and full exonerated. Also, thanks to William Wagener for trying to get Sneddon indicted.

      October 27, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  11. boocat

    And alot of good all that money is to him, huh?

    October 27, 2010 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  12. tat

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI1ox58kMOI&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
  13. kenny

    brilliant career move Mike. never underestimate the genius. we'll be there

    October 27, 2010 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Joe Fattal

    That man isn't dead, he is enjoying his after life to a better quiet life somewhere in a deserted island, without been hunted with bill collector, the IRS, the FBI and a family from a child that Michael drank Jesus blood "wine" and slep with. The video showing Jackson leaving a van and entering the coroner's building was Michael Jackson himself, it was too quick for someone to fake a tape diectly after his death.

    October 27, 2010 at 12:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • walter

      There's only two kinds of people in the world, independent thinking, researchers of truth; and then there's the media-fed, media-mind controlled, digestors of rumor, innuendo, and sensationalized biased and untruthful reporting. I'm proud to be in the first group! Long Live The King! P.S. He's alive.

      October 27, 2010 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Robert

    And all that money doesn't do you a bit of good when you're consigned to Hell forever. There was absolutely no evidence that Michael Jackson had ever turned to Jesus for mercy.

    October 27, 2010 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Power24Ch@n

    What you idiots are forgetting is that someone will become much greater than MJ. It's a cycle and it will keep on repeating. MJ is the starter of his fame not the last. Also I never enjoyed any of his music, just to point it out there. No I don't like Metal either nor Rock nor Punk nor Techno nor Rap nor R%B.

    October 27, 2010 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  17. habib

    i love m.j he is alive in my blood..... i love him more and more and more i cannot define.

    October 27, 2010 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  18. Brando

    But the least ecological oriented, with all that plastic so difficult to decay.

    October 27, 2010 at 11:48 am | Report abuse |
  19. Courtney

    Ok ppl get a life he sang songs hes dead get over it he wasnt that great!!!!

    October 27, 2010 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  20. Purl

    It's always amazing how far out the comments get from the actual article. I'm glad more and more of MJ's fans are posting positive comments. MJ will always be number one!! And his music and and positive influence will always
    live on. The negitives will eventually just crawl back under their rocks. I hope his children, family and friends will see
    more respect in the future. Remember it's all for love. L.O.V.E.

    October 27, 2010 at 11:16 am | Report abuse |
  21. NE

    Wow, that's great, NOW CAN WE PLEASE MOVE ON!!

    October 27, 2010 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  22. diane

    This is it! It's all about peace, love, injustices, civil rights, the falsely accused, a vendetta, wake up world – this is The Man – The Michael – The Genius!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKtdTJP_GUI&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  23. Shah

    Hello, my friends.
    I like the comment better poor alive, us humans should realize that health is the wealthiest asset we have been bestowed from God, which value is more than Dead Micheal's 275 million $.
    Think about it, he's not alive with all that money, at least we are alive and blessed health, thats what matters.

    October 27, 2010 at 11:07 am | Report abuse |
  24. morgan

    keep talkin' your crap haters – you don't have a clue what's going on – just wait and see

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfwiPbvkhz0&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  25. cristy

    Hurry back Michael! We can't wait to see you take 'em all down!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EI8RTbJLTbY&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
  26. Arizona Bill

    why are the 13 deceased top earners, lucky?

    October 27, 2010 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
  27. NM

    The man has been dead for over a year. Let it go already!!!

    October 27, 2010 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  28. hazel

    LOL Jealousy is an ugly thing and when accompanied by ignorance – it is so blatantly obvious.

    October 27, 2010 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  29. Kathy

    Oh how I wish Michael would have been on Forbes list the last few years of his life, if only we appreciated what a gift from God he was while he was alive.

    October 27, 2010 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  30. the_dbs

    A lot of good that money does him now

    October 27, 2010 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  31. Joe Schmo

    Let's not forget people, this creep held a baby over a balcony. Why do you people praise and respect this accused child molester?

    October 27, 2010 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |
    • Karin

      Ever think that people accused him of abuse and molestation because of his fame and money???

      October 27, 2010 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  32. Jack

    Just think....for all the credit Jackson has been given for being a Genius, he didn't have enough common sense to run his life and personal affairs with anything other than the skills of a bumbling idiot.

    Had he been a bit wiser...no, not even wise....just showing up at practice with a pinch of common sense, he could have been rich and happy and alive. Now he's just dead, dead, dead...and that is a shame.

    October 27, 2010 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
    • TDL1

      I LOVE MJ! I'm not obsessed with him but I'm a huge fan! With that said, I must agree with you! I can't for the life of me figure out why what he had in life was not enough for him. The fact that he was never satisfied with ANYTHING made him a very unrealistic person. He expected unrealistic things of himself and others and it drove him crazy! It truly is a shame...a very sad shame!

      October 27, 2010 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
    • loriey

      Many great talents and minds have be ruined by drug & alcohol abuse...enough said.

      October 27, 2010 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  33. Dawn Forsythe

    It's too bad that the Jackson estate can't provide any support for Bubbles, who is living in a sanctuary (Center for Great Apes). As much as Michael supposedly cared for children and animals, his concern evidently didn't extend to the lifelong care required for Bubbles.

    October 27, 2010 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  34. Chris

    Better the worst earner and alive than the best earner and dead.

    October 27, 2010 at 10:20 am | Report abuse |
  35. Fred

    Who cares! This is yet another example of crap journalism brought to us by CNN.

    October 27, 2010 at 10:17 am | Report abuse |
  36. thgassyboy

    Ok you all make no sense. Michal is definitely still alive. in fact, he is starring in the new movie "Colored Women" or maybe thats Janet Jackson.... idk i get them mixed up. haha thanks for your time and bowel movements!!
    p.s. KILL ALL THE GAYS

    October 27, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  37. Russ

    I'd love to know just how much of that $ is generated by his ownership of a sizable chunk of the Beatle catalogue.

    October 27, 2010 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
    • TDL

      It would seem very little. The article said that $250 mil was from the movie and the rest seems to be from his own music catalog...not the music of others. The $275 was his EARNINGS over the past 12 months...not his net worth which I'm sure is significantly more than the $275 as the catalog is worth $500 mil (if not more) alone. This is just my opinion as I didn't provide any back up for this statement.

      October 27, 2010 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  38. ThePhoenix

    so sad.....

    October 27, 2010 at 10:11 am | Report abuse |
  39. Dee

    Michael vs Elvis. Why? There's no comparison. Michael Jackson is and always will be the greatest talent in the field of entertainment.

    October 27, 2010 at 9:32 am | Report abuse |
  40. Bonnie

    Judge not least you be judged

    October 27, 2010 at 9:22 am | Report abuse |
  41. SKY

    FACT; MICHAEL JACKSON IS DEAD.
    AND LET'S PLEASE KEEP GOD OUT OF THIS FOR RIGHT NOW.
    MICHAEL JACKSON HEARS NOTHING...NOW,
    NOBODY TOLD HIM WHAT TO DO.
    HE WAS RICH AND ALWAYS HAD HIS OWN PERSONAL DOCTORS
    WHO GAVE HIM DRUGS SO HE COULD GET THE PERFECT SLEEP.
    THIS WAS AGAINST THE LAW OK. THESE ARE THINGS RICH PEOPLE DO.
    HE DIED BECAUSE OF HIS SELFISHNESS. WE ALL NEED TO ADMIT
    THE TRUTH...HE JUST HAPPEN TO HAVE A WACKO DOCTOR.
    THIS GUY HAS BEEN GETTING THE PERFECT SLEEP FOR A
    LONG TIME, TAKING DRUGS WITH HIS OWN KIDS IN
    THE HOUSE TRY TO REMEMBER THIS.
    BUT ENOUGHT LIES OK. HE COULD SING
    AND YES HE WAS LOVED VERY MUCH AROUND
    THE WORLD, AND WE DO MISS HIM DEARLY.

    October 27, 2010 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
  42. jose

    Peas out

    October 27, 2010 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
  43. Soldiers Daughter

    MJ Was indeed the best at everything he did. Yes ELVIS was great too, but MJ WAS by far way better he at least tried to make a change for the better. Miss you and wil always love you.RIP

    October 27, 2010 at 9:07 am | Report abuse |
  44. richunix

    Sad, he was indebt up to his ass and now that he is dead, he males millions. The really sad thing is his wack-job family (Janet excluded)...they are working so many angles to keep the money; by the time the Jackson children are old enough the rest of family has already spent it. To set the record correctly his mother/father (mostly his mother) lost 20 milllion...gwad look waht they have now!

    October 27, 2010 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  45. jose

    Who gets his money?

    October 27, 2010 at 9:01 am | Report abuse |
  46. Bonnie

    Miss you so much Micheal, I grew up listening to your music, Rest in Peace and may Gods loving arms be around you. Love you so much.....

    October 27, 2010 at 8:55 am | Report abuse |
  47. Killuminati

    His been fighting with the illuminate long time ago! They kill celebz that oppose to them! I hope and did warn us about 2012! Wake up people! There no time! Think about the "New world Order" well go to google and search! Am done talking here!

    October 27, 2010 at 8:41 am | Report abuse |
  48. SKY

    HE WANTED THE PERFECT SLEEP.
    HE USED DRUGS OK.
    WITH HIS KIDS IN THE HOUSE
    HIS FAMILY KNEW
    HIS CHILDREN KNEW
    HIS INTER CIRCLE OF FRIENDS KNEW
    ALL FOR THE PERFECT SLEEP

    October 27, 2010 at 8:38 am | Report abuse |
  49. anthony smith

    What about bruce lee's estate?

    October 27, 2010 at 8:28 am | Report abuse |
  50. goodie

    RIP MJ will always enjoy the great entertainment you gave me....although i didnt get to see you in london ( i had a ticket) its probably best that I didnt. love you

    October 27, 2010 at 7:45 am | Report abuse |
  51. NancyE

    Michael will never be forgotten in music industry. He was the genius. Such a shame the world suddenly recognize this man and his generosity. Where were u when he needed the support? But what's done is done. RIP Mike

    October 27, 2010 at 5:54 am | Report abuse |
  52. Jimmy

    "miko"
    Here is a fact: this is a comment page,meaning people can give their comments. Take them or leave them. No one I mean NO ONE can or will be sued for what is on here. Yea CNN can remove them but don't think because you took a law class in 8th grade you know the FIRST thing about law. Your as stupid as tsour comments and I can do without both. Here is another news flash FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Please rethink whatever comment you have before you type it. THAT'S MY OPINION.

    October 27, 2010 at 4:24 am | Report abuse |
  53. Jimmy

    Not by me! Good riddance to BAD PEOPLE!

    October 27, 2010 at 4:19 am | Report abuse |
  54. amyt

    Fred Fraud.....shame on u for your dirty comments. Please keep them to yourself! Noone wants to see or read your garbage. This comment line is suppose to be about Michael Jackson!! RIP.....YOU ARE GOING TO BE REMEMBERED & LOVED BY MANY FOR MANY YEARS TO COME!

    October 27, 2010 at 3:14 am | Report abuse |
  55. sms3707

    wow!!! all that money....talk about being dead and wealthy!!!

    October 27, 2010 at 3:03 am | Report abuse |
  56. Miko

    SKY – you should recheck your definition of FACT. Just because you read it in a magazine or see it on the TV screen don't make it factual – actual. You better brace yourself for the biggest shock in your life before this is all over.

    October 27, 2010 at 2:47 am | Report abuse |
  57. SKY

    FACT: HE SHOULD HAVE LOVED HIS KIDS MORE
    HE SHOULD HAVE LOVED HIS FAMILY MORE
    AND HE SHOULD HAVE LOVED HIS FANS MORE.
    HE LOVED IS DRUGS MORE. AND THIS COST HIM HIS LIFE.
    AND BECAUSE OF HIS SELFISHNESS-OTHERS WILL ENJOY
    HIS MONEY, HIS CHILDREN.
    WE GOT TO JUST TELL THE TRUTH...I TOO LOVE HIS MUSIC
    BUT BECAUSE HE LOVED DRUGS MORE MUCH MORE IT COST HIM HIS LIFE.

    October 27, 2010 at 2:40 am | Report abuse |
  58. Miko

    Some people better watch their comments as well as the internet moderators. If you all knew the truth about what is really going on you'd pay a lot more attention to defamation and libel. I can tell you that Mike has eyes everywhere and their watching and collecting information and URLs.

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DQzxqXBK4k&w=640&h=390]

    October 27, 2010 at 2:39 am | Report abuse |
  59. lawrence

    barry gibb? on behalf of michael's fans, we apologize that not everyone lives by the golden rule.

    October 27, 2010 at 2:25 am | Report abuse |
  60. barryg

    You people have been dissin Michael long enough. CNN should be ashamed to allow a few of these comments from the ignorant. My children grew up with Michael and he's a very dear friend of mine. He's the greatest father in the world and one of the most amazing people to ever live. I'm flabbergasted at how much hate and ignorance there is in this world and how bigoted and judgmental a few people can be to make remarks about something and someone you know nothing about. God please mend their broken hearts and let them live again.

    October 27, 2010 at 2:16 am | Report abuse |
    • Purl

      Thank you and I am sorry friends and family always have to read some of these hateful comments. It's hurtful. I never understand if people don't like MJ then why to they read the articles and feel like they have to comment. Thank you and I am sure you are holding all of your precious Michael Jackson memories in your heart. Bless you. And Peace ( or is that peas ? )

      October 27, 2010 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  61. Jimmy

    Here is a quick question:
    How many of you would let your kids hang out with him if he lived next door? I mean could they play in his house without you there too? Or his backyard or so on? I hope you get the idea.
    And honestly think about it.

    October 27, 2010 at 2:07 am | Report abuse |
  62. foreverking

    Michael you will always be the greatest. Maybe someday everyone will understand your mission, your message and your hopes for our world. God bless you, Michael. We will always love you.

    October 27, 2010 at 2:02 am | Report abuse |
  63. Jimmy

    "tom" here is a clue. When you right something such as my comment then its my thoughts. YOUR AN IDIOT! YOUR LUCKY AND SMARTER JUST TO BE ABLE TO READ ANYTHING I WRITE! NO ONE CARES WHAT YOU THINK OR SAY! GO AWAY JUST LIKE MJ.
    NEXT!

    October 27, 2010 at 1:56 am | Report abuse |
  64. monk37

    and how much of Jackson – aka Pedo Pan – 's money can be attributed to his investments in other artists music – the Beatles had a strong showing with the master sets and that rock band video game.

    October 27, 2010 at 1:42 am | Report abuse |
  65. Gail Simon

    All this story does is to confirm what I have said from the day he died–He was murdered-no question about it.
    There was collusion in the act as well-for someone looked at the Estates of Elvis and Marilyn Monroe and did the math...
    Michael's addictions played a vital role in
    this-for the conspirators knee that this would be suspected to be theist plausible reason for his death–
    The doctor Im sure was told that he would not be suspect-n worse case scenario-told he'd get a slap on the wrist for his part-and in return, would receive a significant financial benefit for it.
    The only question there really is to ask is-who was the mastermind behind it-Joe Jackson? AEG( who stood to benefit from insurance that they surely took out on Michael for the concert series-ironically they had him take a physical 5 days before he passed that he passed with flying colors!), his lawyers or all of the above.
    This is not conspiracy-this IS reality.
    It is so simple, it's sad.
    I'd also like to know why his death has not been investigated more deeply. Is it because of some kind of "good riddence" mentality on behalf of the p.d due to MJ's prior run ins w the law due to his bizarre relationships n behavior w young boys?-Or just that they fell for the almost Maciavellian//Shakespearean plot hatched solely for financial gain?
    A sinister and very sad story.....
    My vote goes to AEG n Joe Jackson...
    Yours?

    October 27, 2010 at 1:42 am | Report abuse |
  66. Gerri

    You know, the reason Michael Jackson's crap is selling is because he is dead and not bothering little boys any more. People now know that their hard earned money is not going to go to support pay offs to parents of molested little boys. The money is going to heirs and paying off bills that the fool should never have had in the first place. What is there to admire about this one time living freak show???? He paid some money grubbing quack to shoot him up with a drug to put him to sleep permanently. Hie music might have been ok, but the man was not. Michael Jackson was not anyone worth while to look up to - unless you were under four feet tall, under ten years of age and male.

    October 27, 2010 at 12:54 am | Report abuse |
  67. Katie from Brazil

    Michae Jackson legacy will continue, his wishes and hope to make this world a better place. To fight hate with love and ignorance by attempting to bring peace in everyone life. We miss you and this world needs more people like you! R.I.P MJ

    October 27, 2010 at 12:43 am | Report abuse |
  68. tray

    gees you people act like this man was a saint. I feel sorry for him because even tho he had all that money. he passed away an addict. smh.

    October 27, 2010 at 12:33 am | Report abuse |
  69. Lovelyn

    MJ was a great legend, and would always be. It's not nice to speak hatefully of the dead. GOD bless his soul. AMEN!!!

    October 26, 2010 at 11:45 pm | Report abuse |
  70. Brian234

    Elvis was Great but Mj is greater its a fact get use it. As in regards to charges brought angainst MJ read this article from a neutral source about why MJ paid the mone when he did.

    http://www.thecommentfactory.com/does-the-american-dream-have-to-die-with-michael-jackson-3795/

    RIP KING MJ

    October 26, 2010 at 11:30 pm | Report abuse |
  71. LiberianGirl

    This is the greatest hoax in history and will destroy all of the media's credibility – just like they tried to destroy MJ!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfwiPbvkhz0&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 11:18 pm | Report abuse |
  72. LiberianGirl

    just a very short clip of Michael Jackson's Ghosts. We are now living in the sequel.

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWmAy4kJDIw&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | Report abuse |
  73. LiberianGirl

    Okay now see the ONLY picture ever released in May of 2009 as the promo picture for the Tour This Is It. It was always going to be a movie – This Is It! Thriller 2! This picture clearly is promoting a movie – not a concert!

    October 26, 2010 at 11:00 pm | Report abuse |
  74. Vetti

    If someone abused my child I wouldnt sell him for no money in the world. Cause obviously, if the allegations were true, thats exactly what these kids parents did.

    October 26, 2010 at 10:58 pm | Report abuse |
  75. LiberianGirl

    okay it messed up – everyone watch the Liberian Girl video above. Then see this – the final image shown at the memorial

    October 26, 2010 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse |
  76. Flint

    Rangers and Giants take the field tomorrow in the World Series . Which team will win and why? Join the conversation: http://bit.ly/8YlUDR

    October 26, 2010 at 10:55 pm | Report abuse |
  77. LiberianGirl

    The only picture released to promote the tour of This Is It – (lol) It was ALWAYS going to be a movie!

    http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://willscullypower.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/michael-jackson-camera.jpg%3Fw%3D3

    October 26, 2010 at 10:49 pm | Report abuse |
  78. Scott

    Good career move Michael

    October 26, 2010 at 10:49 pm | Report abuse |
  79. LiberianGirl

    Final shot of memorial

    http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://michipato.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/memorial-camera_7142009_14107

    October 26, 2010 at 10:48 pm | Report abuse |
  80. LiberianGirl

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3V-7DEAgdc&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
  81. mjstink

    Cheer up errrbody! Mike's not dead! This is Thriller II! This Is It! This is the follow-up to Michael Jackson's Ghosts! Millions of people know what's going on and in fact even the media does – but they won't tell you that either – they're embarrassed because they have egg on their face! Mike will definitely have the last laugh on the media. He's making the first "altered reality" movie in HISTORY! It's so easy to see the truth. Michael is a genius. This is about the greatest comeback of all time.

    http://michaeljacksonhoaxforum.com/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=8610&hilit=back+to+the+beginning+come+together+

    October 26, 2010 at 10:36 pm | Report abuse |
  82. Sogeking

    All that money isn't gonna do him any good where he's gone. Rest well Michael, may you find the peace and sanity you could not have in this life.

    October 26, 2010 at 10:30 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Crystal

    I have always love him.Just hurts so bad.Because I have five boys,number died On 6-25-09 same day Its so hard Miss u Chance Ma love u boy

    October 26, 2010 at 10:24 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Jon

    Rest in peas? I hope he isn't resting in peas...:) sorry to make light of a serious situation..

    October 26, 2010 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  85. gloria

    naomi we won't ever understand how you contained yourself and oh we've heard the behind the scenes stories – lol I would've melted into 1000000 pieces to get that close to him

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYP2HDfmP1g&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  86. Name*Rafi Husain

    Michael Jackson planed 50 shows plus the rest of the world would of boosted the economy, he is the only entertainer that would of been able to cause hysteria like never before, people all over would have gone to see MJ perform and the front seats were going for $100,000 plus....

    October 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  87. i_amEfra

    We miss you Michael...We love you <3

    October 26, 2010 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  88. marie

    No brainer haters, let MJ rest in peace. Start reading some credible materials other than tabloid headlines. MJ haters sound exactly the same, they say the same things, in one sentence or a one word. No wonder they are haters. They have poor judgment and little brains.

    MJ is still the Best. In life and death – MJ is the Best!

    October 26, 2010 at 9:42 pm | Report abuse |
  89. tiffany

    He was the greatest,and still is.He will never be forgot,my child is 10 and she absolutely loves him.REST IN PEACE KING.....

    October 26, 2010 at 9:36 pm | Report abuse |
  90. ashley anderson

    We are the world ... im so gald i had a chance to listen an learn about his love an happies !!!my god keep him in his heaven an gates .........MJ ....

    October 26, 2010 at 9:22 pm | Report abuse |
  91. shell517nj

    MJ will be on the list for many years to come

    October 26, 2010 at 9:14 pm | Report abuse |
  92. Mike Wilkins

    Those allegations against Michael were Jive , he was a sprited individual, if that was true other actors would have come foreward, god bless RIP

    October 26, 2010 at 9:10 pm | Report abuse |
  93. melissa

    There's nothing strange or weird about Michael. His beauty and normality is clearly evident. It was the media who made him out to be something he was not.

    http://mjtruthnow.com/michaels-humanity/in-his-own-words/

    October 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | Report abuse |
  94. shell517

    The best of the best. MJ always and forever.

    October 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | Report abuse |
  95. christy

    We've had enough and we will eventually take them down.

    http://mjtruthnow.com/mainstream-media/

    October 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse |
  96. Adam Hussein

    No doubt Michael Jackson was one of the best musicians that ever existed.But his hurried life is not to be emulated.Unlike Tiger Woods and others he was pushed by parents asa toddler to seek wealth and fame for themselves.He was never a free running chicken.Assuming great responsibilities at a tender age also took its toll; hence the complicated lifestyle.The most important thing now is what have we learned from this? As some people already said you can't take your wealth to the grave.How about the spiritual aspect? As most people would probably say we'll leave it to God. The writer is the true author of "No god but God" plagiarized as a manuscript at the publisher by a Mr. Reza Aslan and his publisher Random House and other copycats.

    October 26, 2010 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  97. cheryl

    I need a cold shower – this man is soooooo hot! Makes me feel faint!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m8sdivxKhw&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  98. helen

    Steve – none – it never happened – educate yourself and stop spreading the lies.

    October 26, 2010 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |
  99. Steve

    How much of that goes to the kids he molested? I can still hear his words "there is nothing more magical than to share your bed with childfen"........ There is nothing more creepier than a grown man saying that! Anyone with a right mind would agree........one more thing, Michael hasn't been black since the Thriller album, he died an old skinny white woman.

    October 26, 2010 at 8:10 pm | Report abuse |
  100. miss tree

    I thought he was white...

    October 26, 2010 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  101. shonda

    The man is gone, let him rest in peace. stop being a hater!

    October 26, 2010 at 8:02 pm | Report abuse |
  102. james

    Fred and D Torres – your comments are just proof that haven't investigated anything for yourself and have swallowed hook, line and sinker what the media "fed" you. The settlement from 93 was presented in the 2005 trial and presented to the jury and the court room. Chandler asked MJ to put up $20 million for a film, Robinhood: Men In Tights. MJ refused. Chanlder then asked MJ to fund a multi-million house renovation. MJ refused. Chandler then came up with the allegations and threatened to sell his story to every tabloid in the world unless he got his money. The extortion is on audio tape. MJ was in the middle of a tour and the biased reporting was causing the tour to lose money. MJ's insurance carrier who was insuring the tour settled this ridiculous case out of court, not MJ. If your child was molested, would you take a pay-off? Of course not, but an extortionist would and did (continued below)

    October 26, 2010 at 7:27 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Ms Smith

    I love you Michael Jackson! This proves that so many still love him even though the media and the few loud haters out there want to keep smearing his name.

    Michael Jackson was an innovator in dance, music video, also a great humanitarian and his name will live on forever and he will be loved for many generations to come! Love and miss you Michael.

    October 26, 2010 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  104. harmony

    MJ was a freakshow! And if he was just a regular person with no celeb status and he moved in next door to you, acting, speaking and looking they way he did, you would run him out of town on a rail. Crazy is no excuse for talent, that includes Lady Gaga as well. People get so dazzled by the image they don't see the lack of talent. Remember Mille Vanille? The crazier the display the easier to hide the truth.

    October 26, 2010 at 7:14 pm | Report abuse |
  105. J0kerman

    how does albert einstein make money??

    October 26, 2010 at 6:55 pm | Report abuse |
  106. d torres

    come everyone wake up the sad part about this whole story is not the fact that MJ's made great music and it lives on its what he did 2 all those young boys.....
    I'm a man with 2 boys and as much as I grew up with all the Jackson/motown music I can not and will not ever b able to get past what he did.... ai really dont know how anyone else with a right mind can either??? un real...
    DT

    October 26, 2010 at 6:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • Apurl

      Please get yourself re-educated about the man MJ really was.

      October 27, 2010 at 7:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brittany B

      First of all in the first accusation against MJ why didn't Jordan Chandler's parents take him to trial if he supposely molested their son. I mean my parents would of kicked his ass and took him to trial not take money from him.I mean what kind of parents do you have to be to take money from a man who supposely molested your child.I'm pretty sure you wouldn't have took money from him if he molested your sons would you?Second one of the boys father killed himself a day or two after MJ died.Now if that doesn't smell like guilt then I don't know what does.Third just like you MJ has two sons and a daughter and those kids loved him to death and he loved them back, and for you to have children and disrespecting MJ's children with negative comments about their father that tells me what type of parent you are. I'm just saying if you don't like him then don't make him relevant in your life. Keep it moving

      December 24, 2011 at 3:53 pm | Report abuse |
  107. jehylton

    This is targeted at the negative comments about Michael and in support of Elvis- I'm sorry...you all obviously know nothing about REAL music. And people who are showing all this love to Elvis are of course the white majority.

    October 26, 2010 at 6:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • Fonz

      Michael Jackson IS part of the white majority. If he was so proud he was black why did he do that to his skin to make him look white?

      October 26, 2010 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • TM

      Lets get our facts straight before we post. He had a skin condition that turned his skin light. It starts on one part of your body and spreads. I know many people who have it.

      October 27, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  108. Kathy

    Y'all, leave it be. God will do the judging not us.

    October 26, 2010 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  109. sonia mejias

    WELL I GREW UP WITH MICHEAL JACKSON AND THE JACKSON 5 AND I CONTINUED 2 DO SO WITH MICHEAL SOLO CAREER YOU ALL CAN SAY WHATEVER YOU WANT ABOUT THE MAN THAT'S YOUR RIGHT BUT REMEMBER NONE OF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT 2 JUDGE HIM ONLY GOD CAN
    WHAT I CAN SAY ABOUT THE MAN IS HE WAS A GREAT ENTERTAINER AND HE HAD A AMAZING GIFT TO MOVE PEOPLE HE WAS MAN ENOUGH TO ADDRESS HEADS OF STATE OF MANY DIFFERENT NATIONS TO DO GOOD WORLD WIDE HE DONATED MOST OF HIS MONEY TO HELP MANY DIFFERENT CHARITIES AROUND THE WORLD WHEN HE DIED HE WAS REMEMBERED LIKE A KING OR HEAD OF STATE AND YET HE WAS JUST AN ENTERTAINER SO SAY WHAT YOU WANT ABOUT THE MAN BUT HE WAS AND STILL IS LOVED BY MANY BILLIONS OF PEOPLE WORLD WIDE NOT MANY MEN HAVE THAT KIND OF LOVE AND RESPECT GIVEN TO THEM SO I CHOOSE TO LOVE HIM AND MISS HIM AND MY HEART WILL FOREVER BE BROKEN THAT HE PASSED AWAY AND HE DIDN'T GET THE CHANCE TO RAISE HIS CHILDREN AND TO DO SO MUCH MORE WITH HIS LIFE AND IAM SO SAD THAT HE DIED IN A UNDIGNIFIED WAY HE WAS TREATED WITH SUCH DISREGARDS AND DISRESPECT ALL THOUGH HE WAS A EXTREMELY COMPLEX PERSON HE WAS STILL HUMAN AND BY DISRESPECTING HIM THEY DISRESPECTED HIS INNOCENT CHILDREN AND HIS FAMILY ESPECIALLY HIS MOTHER MAY HE REST IN PEACE I LOVE AND MISS MR MICHEAL JACKSON AT LEAST I GOT TO SEE HIM IN CONCERT A FEW TIMES IN MY LIFE GOD BLEES HIS SOUL AND HIS CHILDREN AND HIS FAMILY

    October 26, 2010 at 6:28 pm | Report abuse |
  110. Tom

    CNN why not do an article on Jackson's philanthropy and all the time he personally spent visiting hospitals all over the world. Then do a comparison to the twits on your post.

    October 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm | Report abuse |
  111. Tom

    A blog with CNN's reputation should begin to show some responsibility regarding Michael Jackson. If someone wants to say THEY are still mush headed enough to believe he's a pedophile then fine. But blanket statements such as Jimmy,s should not be posted by a reputable site such as CNN. Jackson was investigated, prosecuted, persecuted and harassed for 17 years by the FBI, LAPD, Santa Barbara DA and the media and not one shred of evidence was found to prove him guilty of anything. I am sure CNN is aware that there is information online that anyone can read for free that describes what happened to Jackson. In fact there is more evidence that points to extortion than anything else. You can start with the trial transcripts and the FBI files, you can't read these things and still believe he was guilty – CNN should know that. He was acquitted in a court of law and blanket statements that he was guilty are a form of internet abuse and bullying someone who can not longer defend himself. Furthermore the longer we get away from his death and the fact that no other "victims" have come forward reenforces his innocence. I call on CNN to delete these comments unless it is stated clearly that it is just that one person's opinion.

    Incidentally, ever since he has died on all the blogs and comments about him the people who believe he is innocent are the ones encouraging others to go online and read the evidence. I have not seen one person who claims he is guilty encourage that – not one in 14 months – of course they haven't read it themselves.

    October 26, 2010 at 6:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • Namefred*

      Tom..would you pay 20 million dollars to someone accusing you of touching their wee-wee if you were innocent!???

      .

      October 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tom

      This is an old and stupid statement. There are many reasons there was a settlement reached in this civil case. One of them was that Jackson was convicted in the media before he ever had a chance to even get to court. In any event the settlement specifically stated that neither party could talk about the case EXCEPT in a criminal case. Which means, just to help you out here, that the "victim" could have gotten the money and STILL testified in a criminal case. He chose not to testify and without his testimony there was no evidence. In the 2005 trial the "evidence" from the 1993 settlement was allowed into court, which was highly unusual, again the 1993 "victim" who was by now a grown man refused to testify. Investigate the truth of the 1993 incident online you can read all about sodium amytal and a taped conversation from the "victims" father. You can read all the reasons the case was settled. In fact you even have the amount wrong.
      Saves you from looking so stupid if you investigate first.

      October 26, 2010 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
  112. jayme

    not to mention the way you drive the women wild Michael – no one will ever wear the gold pants like you baby

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Zx6c0kzDjM&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 6:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • victoria

      That's what I'm talkin' bout!! No one will ever fill his shoes OR his gold pants! Someone call emergency 911! Is it hot in here or is it just me! Holy Mother of Jesus!

      October 26, 2010 at 9:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • suzanne

      holy moly!!!! if this don't make u hot ur a lesion! lol me faints

      October 28, 2010 at 1:11 am | Report abuse |
  113. Namefred*

    Michael ....we believe you!!! Billie Jean was not your lover!!!!! She was a Chick!!!!!!

    October 26, 2010 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  114. Well Dang It All

    Guess that just shows you can't take it with you. And his family is really, REALLY glad about that.

    October 26, 2010 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  115. Jantrillo

    Somewhere there is a bedazzled glove with one finger up to the haters.

    October 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Report abuse |
  116. Karen

    I wish everyone peace and happiness in the spirit his music gave us......RIP MJ

    October 26, 2010 at 5:46 pm | Report abuse |
  117. MDC

    Noone will ever replace Elvis!

    October 26, 2010 at 5:43 pm | Report abuse |
    • Vincent

      Sorry to tell you but Michael Jackson replaced Elvis many years before he died. When Thriller was released it was like Elvis who. I still think Elvis has a big name in the world but it is no where near the fame that Michael has. Plus, Elvis didn't get much of his fame until after his death. Michael was a world icon while he was living.

      October 27, 2010 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
    • Gwendolyn

      Replace Elvis? Michael and Elvis are not even close as entertainers as their stylers are very different and their accomplishments. Michael was much broader in the entertainment industry than Elvis and I for one will always love both entertainers music for what they are – individually. RIP Michael "and" Elvis!

      October 27, 2010 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
  118. Mary

    I hav much love 4 MJ. he was and still is the man...God bless him and his kids.

    October 26, 2010 at 5:33 pm | Report abuse |
  119. jambromusic

    Hear the anthem "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN" written for Michael Jackson by James L Brown artist for Jambromusic!!!

    here's the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KH768LayYEo

    October 26, 2010 at 5:33 pm | Report abuse |
  120. Corrie

    I really wish that you couldn't post comments unless you knew how to spell and use proper english..OMG! His legacy will live on through his music. He was a strange bird, but you couldn't deny his talent ...

    October 26, 2010 at 5:30 pm | Report abuse |
  121. mr jefferson

    Micheal jackson was the man . he want to share his music with the world he want everone to listen to his words to his meaning of music .u guys need to let the king of pop rest u iditos thanks Mr jefferson

    October 26, 2010 at 5:29 pm | Report abuse |
  122. sethg

    We'lll never forget the way you made us feel, MJ

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEp6Vns_7Qo&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 5:24 pm | Report abuse |
  123. mr jefferson

    ofI dont know why u guys hated on micheal jackson . he was the man . he put love in everones life . his music makes everone .smile . sometimes sad . but most .of all he was the best of king of pop. thanks . mr jefferson

    October 26, 2010 at 5:20 pm | Report abuse |
  124. samantha

    um to those of u who dont like him thats ur opinion but u show respect to the dead Michael deserves that much! Rest in peace Michael Jackson.

    October 26, 2010 at 5:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brian

      I will never show respect to a child molester...dead or alive.............

      October 27, 2010 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  125. jackie nelson

    Mike was the best and always will.no matter what u say u can't change what he've done r.I.p mike.

    October 26, 2010 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
  126. antoine semien

    Got nothing but Love for the Jackson family

    October 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |
  127. mrb

    Looks like most of these Michael Jackson zombies need to learn propper grammar.

    October 26, 2010 at 5:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • Prettyrenee

      Funny you would mention that since it's spelled PROPER, not PROPPER...

      October 26, 2010 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • apj

      And spellng too.

      Proper has one p.

      Love you mj.

      October 26, 2010 at 6:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jester

      It's always funny to watch the mentally challenged try to make smart remarks about spelling, when they can't spell properly themselves....

      October 27, 2010 at 8:11 am | Report abuse |
    • alberto

      u're the zombie who's comin here to hate

      October 27, 2010 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
  128. justin

    We will ALWAYS be there, Mike.

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OrH3-dElUw&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse |
  129. justin

    His legacy will live forever! No one did as much as this man to try to make this world a better for all!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgtWIx2zLtk&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 4:59 pm | Report abuse |
  130. cyphonix

    I think I would live the judging of his private life to God. As a music producer in Los Angeles, his talent was limitless. This is something that Freddy Mercury, Prince, Madonna or anyone else would agree on. The little American Black boy who dazzled the world! Cyril.

    October 26, 2010 at 4:57 pm | Report abuse |
  131. kimtheresa moore

    Yall need to let Mr. Jackson RIP. He's no longer on this earth leave him alone!

    October 26, 2010 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  132. joan allen

    all u haters get a life or do something with it u naysayers at least michael did before he die so naysayers get to work time is runing out on u idiots

    October 26, 2010 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
  133. joshua

    Educate yourselves haters. There has been a 25 year media conspiracy against this man.

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIwehjDPOYU&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ron

      Thanks for posting this.
      Sadly, most people in this world, don't like the truth about anything, as it reminds them of their own flaws and short-comings.

      October 27, 2010 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  134. lori

    We're lost without you Michael. Call The Man – He's Needed Here – The Man – He Can Heal The World of hearts in need of care – Call The Man – We will FOREVER LOVE YOU, Michael.

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bl4fIpSNQZE&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
  135. Christian

    Mike u ar de best and u will remain de best .tanks u touch so many lives in different ways .Rest in perfect peace.Amen

    October 26, 2010 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse |
  136. crystal

    W e will keep your legacy alive Michael and continue your quest to try to make this world a better place. To fight hate with love and ignorance by attempting to educate. We miss you and this world needs you! We want you back!

    October 26, 2010 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  137. one who cares

    "Rock on Michael". All you "haters" need to get your facts straight before you spread verbal venom. At least respect those who have passed on...it shows self-respect.

    October 26, 2010 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  138. kathyp

    Good..and more to come...
    Thanks Lisa Marie for having the courage to express your love for Michael on Oprah.
    Please everyone continue to pray and support the Jackson family.
    We will love Michael 4-ever!

    October 26, 2010 at 4:29 pm | Report abuse |
  139. sethg

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGOJYiqhkyM&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | Report abuse |
  140. sethg

    Does the American Dream Have to die with Michael Jackson? Childhood education journalism excellence http://t.co/DBFQgzZ

    October 26, 2010 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  141. janmitchell

    If only everyone could be “mike like” what a better place this world would be.
    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iwimKsLJTA&w=640&h=390]

    October 26, 2010 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dana

      Thanks for sharing this video. It really made me smile, and just strengthened why I love MJ that much more.

      October 26, 2010 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • thetruth

      Why hasn't the media shared more of these videos?

      The simple fact is that the media thrives on fear and negativity.

      Viewers are more likely to come back and monitor news stations if they are "fearful". Just think...if there were a media report that the country was being invaded how many people would sit next to a television or radio to know what was going on. Now contrast that with something positive, say news that world peace had finally been achieved, most people would hear the news, then go on with their day.

      Once the media figured this out things steadily turned from positive to negative.

      October 27, 2010 at 11:46 am | Report abuse |
  142. Joaquin

    Its spelled rest in peace, you idiot!

    October 26, 2010 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Joe dirt

      Are you serious. That is the post you want to make. Talk about an idiot!

      October 26, 2010 at 8:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • David E

      Will you like to be called JO JO or Joa Joa, "quin" doesn't rhyme with idiot.

      October 26, 2010 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • LochXnessie

      Do you not recognise a non-native speaker? Intolerance of other cultures doesn't help world "peas".

      October 27, 2010 at 9:24 am | Report abuse |
  143. Truffles

    I still can't believe he's gone. While this is great news for Michael's estate, it's sad to see his name in the list of dead celebs. Michael Jackson's music will be relevant for years to come. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Just like he set the bar to unreachable in his career, he will redefine the amount a celebrity can earn long after their passing. Miss you Michael. You truly are the greatest entertainer.

    October 26, 2010 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse |
  144. TM

    Congrats! I am so happy that he was able to touch so many lives even if he is no longer with us.

    October 26, 2010 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |
  145. jen

    And if you think figures have been astronomical up to this point, just wait for Michael's "Back From the Dead Tour!"

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPO9mX29XlM&w=640&h=390]

    Michael is SOOOO going to have the last laugh on the media!

    October 26, 2010 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • Fred L. Fraud

      It will be hard to hear the laugh. Slightly muffled due to being 6 feet under.

      October 26, 2010 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Nan

      His children and family will have the last laugh for him enjoying all that money that you will never see.

      October 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  146. roderick

    i miss him i loved his music rest in peas i'm realy sad

    October 26, 2010 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  147. TM

    So I take it you believe everything you read.

    October 26, 2010 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
  148. Dimples

    O Kristal,go find something 2 choke on,preferably your dad's balls!!!

    October 26, 2010 at 5:03 pm | Report abuse |
  149. Tom

    Have you read the book written by Priscilla Presley "Elvis and Me"? Seems they were diddling each other when she was 14 years old – he should have been in jail. Unlike the Jackson "victims" she wasn't trying to gain financially from this confession. In fact, she could have badly hurt her daughter's estate if the media had jumped on this the way they jumped on Jackson, which makes her confession that much more likely to be true. Maybe the media didn't pounce because Presley was already dead, or maybe, as some have suggested, because he was white.

    OH. There are also rumors that Presley's girlfriend before Priscilla was only 12. That's just media reports though; so you shouldn't put too much faith in them – get the hint? Probably not.

    Again investigate online for yourself before you make yourself look really stupid.

    October 26, 2010 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse |

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