Michael Jackson’s estate has reached an agreement with Sony to sell its 50% stake in Sony/ATV Music Publishing for $750 million. Michael purchased the ATV catalogue for $41.5 million in 1985 and a lot of people questioned what was seen as an exorbitant price. This deal has answered that question. The catalogue includes many Beatles songs. Michael famously outbid Paul McCartney in the deal.
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Paris Jackson, the 15-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson, was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital early Wednesday morning after an apparent suicide attempt. The incident was reported as a possible overdose along with cuts to the wrist.
Sources tell Radar Online the stress of her father’s wrongful death trial and being called a witness are among reasons she is upset. “She’s very upset that she will be called as a witness in her father’s wrongful death trial, in which she is a plaintiff.”
Before the suicide attempt she Tweeted: “I wonder why tears are salty?” and “Yesterday , all my troubles seemed so far away now it looks as though they’re here to stay.”
Paris has been spending time lately with her mother Debbie Rowe and that has allegedly put a strain on her relationship with her brother Prince.
Debbie confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that Paris is in the hospital and says she has “a lot going on [lately.]“ She is said to be doing physically fine.
Prince Michael Jackson has remained quiet while his sister Paris Tweeted during the current family drama. That ended when Katherine Jackson returned home early this morning. He Tweeted this message along with a group text message between him and his aunts with him trying to talk to his grandmother while she was “missing.”
I would first like to start off this tweet by thanking the fans that have always stood by me and my family, my dad really appreciated your support and I still treasure it to this day. As I am sure everyone is well aware of the events that have been going on. I have been holding off on backing up my sister and her tweets avidly because I was waiting for the time to reveal my side. As long as I can remember my
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Katherine Jackson has resurfaced and read a prepared statement to ABC News to let them know that she is upset that Michael’s children have been “taken away” from her. Katherine had been away from the minor children for almost two weeks without any contact when she was stripped of guardianship. She was allegedly vacationing in Arizona. “I am devastated that while I’ve been away, my grandchildren have been taken away from me, and I’m coming home,” Katherine said.
As for where she has been, she said was at the Miraval Resort & Spa for a “short vacation and rest” She says she was not taken against her will, “There are rumors going around about me that I have been kidnapped. I am here today to let everybody to know that I am good and fine. My children would never do anything to me like that.” Read more
After the strange happenings within the Jackson Family in the last two weeks, a judge has suspended Katherine Jackson’s guardianship of Michael Jackson’s three children. TJ Jackson, Tito’s son, has been appointed temporary guardian.
There is speculation that some of Katherine’s children removed her from the home she shares with the kids as part of their bid to have the executors removed from Michael’s estate. TJ told the court that he had a “strange” phone call with Katherine yesterday and he is concerned. “I’ve never heard my grandmother talk like that. She wasn’t sharp. The pauses, choice of vocabulary…she has not used certain phrases like that before.” TJ thought she was talking in code. As he spoke to the judge he was choking up. Read more
The Jackson Family seems to be imploding. First, all the siblings except Marlon, Jackie and La Toya, signed a letter asking for the removal of the executors of Michael Jackson’s estate. Next, they whisked Katherine Jackson away to parts unknown without letting her have contact with Michael’s kids. Her nephew Trent then reports her missing to the police. Then it turns out she is in Arizona with Rebbie. You keeping up?
On Monday there was a big showdown at Katherine’s home where Randy, Janet and Jermaine roll up on the house and a confrontation ensues with Michael’s kids and their security. Now comes word that Janet tried to take Paris’ cell phone because she keeps posting about the drama on Twitter. Well, Paris wouldn’t give up her phone and a scuffle ensued when Janet allegedly slapped the teenager, screaming, “You’re a spoiled little bitch!” Paris allegedly slapped Janet back saying, “This is our house. Not the Jackson family house. Get the f*ck out!” 😯 Read more