Archive for 2011

Judge Approves Pay Increase For MJ Estate Executives

A judge approved a pay bump Monday for the executors of Michael Jackson’s estate who turned the debt-ridden singer’s portfolio into a business that has earned hundreds of millions of dollars since his death. Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff allowed attorney John Branca and music executive John McClain to bill the estate separately for their […]

Items From MJ’s Estate Brought Nearly $1 Million

Items from Michael Jackson’s rented estate brought in nearly $1 million on Saturday. The 100 North Carolwood Auction was held on Dec. 17 and surpassed the pre-sale estimate by triple the amount, according to the President of Julien’s Auctions Darren Julien. Among the 500 items auctioned, the highlights included Michael Jackson’s bedroom suite, which sold […]

Paris Jackson On The Ellen Show

Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris Gets First Movie Role

Paris Jackson is finally following her father into show business. The 13-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson will star in the upcoming Lundon’s Bridge and the Three Keys, a mixed live-action and animation movie, as a girl who survives being brainwashed by a jellyfish queen in the ocean. Filming begins in January. Three Keys is first […]

Conrad Murray Files An Appeal

Dr. Conrad Murray has just filed an appeal, challenging his conviction for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. Murray filed the document in pro per, which means he’s representing himself instead of using a lawyer. On the portion of the document where a lawyer will usually state his or her firm’s contact information […]

California Medical Board Subpoenas Arnold Klein

The California State Medical Board has formally subpoenaed Michael Jackson’s former physician and long time friend, Dr. Arnold Klein to appear at a hearing on December 15. Dr. Klein’s lawyer, Herbert Weinberg, advised the dermatologist on November 30, via letter, that he would no longer be representing him for the California Medical Board proceedings. The […]

Conrad Murray Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison

An attorney for the family of Michael Jackson read the following statement to the court at the sentencing hearing Tuesday for Dr. Conrad Murray. The statement was read on behalf of the family: “There is no way to adequately describe the loss of our beloved father, son, brother and friend. We still look at each […]

Katherine Jackson Wants Murray To Get Max Sentence

Michael Jackson’s mother says she’s hoping Dr. Conrad Murray will get the harshest sentence possible, four years in a state prison, in the death of her son. “I don’t believe that he intended for Michael to die,” Katherine Jackson told CNN Monday. “He was just taking a chance.” A jury found Murray guilty of involuntary […]

D.A. Wants Doc to Pay More than $ 100 MILLION

Prosecutors in the Conrad Murray manslaughter case are asking Judge Michael Pastor to order the doc to pay Michael Jackson’s children more than $100 million for their loss. According to new court docs filed by the D.A., Michael Jackson’s kids are “entitled to wages or profits lost due to injury incurred by the victim.” Prosecutors […]

Dr. Conrad Murray Wants To Speak At Sentencing Hearing

Dr. Conrad Murray has told his lawyers that he wants to formally address the court and Los Angeles Judge Michael Pastor at his upcoming sentencing hearing in the Michael Jackson death case, is exclusively reporting. Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the King of Pop’s shocking death and is currently behind bars pending […]