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  • Label Hopes to Skirt Controversy With Michael Jackson-Akon Duet

    Posted Nov 12th 2010 at 12:01 PM by Sarah Crow

    Over a year after his untimely passing, Michael Jackson is still cranking out singles. The King of Pop's latest posthumous venture is a collaboration with Akon entitled 'Hold My Hand,' Reuters reports. An unfinished copy of the 2007 song was leaked on the internet in 2008, but fans will be able to purchase the finished work as it was meant to be heard starting Monday. "The world was not ready t...

  • How Much Actual Michael Jackson Is in New Song?

    Posted Nov 9th 2010 at 11:45 AM by PopEater Staff

    Several members of Michael Jackson's family are sick to their stomachs over 'Breaking News,' a just-released track featuring highly produced vocals that the late icon's nephews are calling "fake," "shady" and "not him." "I will not support 'Breaking News' and a few others [off the album] because it simply is not him," Taryll Jackson, son of the singer's brother Tito, wrote on Twitter. Much o...

  • Michael Jackson's Kids Remember Their Father on 'Oprah'

    Posted Nov 8th 2010 at 03:45 PM by PopEater / Wire Services

    Michael Jackson's children and mother said on Monday's episode of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' that they're still learning to cope with his death a year and a half after the pop star overdosed on a powerful anesthetic. Jackson's oldest children, 13-year-old Prince and 12-year-old Paris, said they are adjusting well to private school, although their younger brother, Blanket, 8, is still home-schoo...

  • Michael Jackson Gets Royal Treatment in New Album Art; 'Michael' Drops Dec. 14

    Posted Nov 5th 2010 at 08:21 AM by PopEater Staff

    We're sure all you Michael Jackson fans will be, um, thrilled to see the artwork for Jackson's new album, due out on Dec. 14. Called 'Michael,' the album will include previously unheard MJ tracks, including one called 'Breaking News.' Epic Records/Sony has opted to keep a lid on most other details about 'Michael,' but has released the stunning cover art, which features a sort of "This Is Your L...

  • Lisa Marie Presley 'Didn't Understand' Her Relationship With Michael Jackson

    Posted Oct 21st 2010 at 05:00 PM by PopEater Staff

    Lisa Marie Presley and Oprah Winfrey sat down in the English countryside to discuss her ex-husband Michael Jackson after his shocking death from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs last year. Presley explained why she wanted to talk about Jackson now. "Every time I've ever had an interview in the past, I tend to get very defensive because I was usually promoting something and it would ...

  • Source: Jackson's Kids Involved in Oprah Interview

    Posted Oct 14th 2010 at 07:24 AM by PopEater Staff

    Oprah Winfrey set up shop at the Jackson family compound on Saturday for a much-anticipated interview with matriarch Katherine Jackson, and a source close to the family tells PopEater that viewers won't be disappointed when it airs. According to our source, none of the Jackson brothers or sisters are included in the show, however, Michael's three children will be making an appearance. Whether W...

  • Taiwanese Man Creates Michael Jackson Scarecrows

    Posted Oct 7th 2010 at 04:33 PM by PopEater Staff

    Michael Jackson is receiving a strange honor in Taiwan -- immortalization via scarecrow. Salesman Lee Ping-hsing thought the King of Pop would do the trick against some pesky birds, so he built a few MJ scarecrows to get them to beat it. Ping-hsing couldn't think of anyone else more fit for the job. "During harvest, my dad would go to the fields every day to chase away the birds," Ping-hsing to...

  • Michael Jackson's Mother, Children Suing AEG Over Singer's Death

    Posted Sep 15th 2010 at 09:00 PM by PopEater Staff

    Michael Jackson's mother and children are suing concert promoter AEG Live over the singer's death, TMZ reports. Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, claims AEG breached its agreement to provide physical care and life-saving equipment for her son. She also alleges the company was negligent in hiring Dr. Conrad Murray as Jackson's physician. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior...

  • Rock (Very) Steady With VH1's 'Greatest Artists of All Time'

    Posted Sep 5th 2010 at 01:13 PM by Christine Fenno

    If you're going to organize a slew of beloved musical artists, list them in order of "greatness" right up to the very "greatest," it stands to reason that the overall result would evoke a reaction along the lines of..."GREAT!" Or at least contain a few exciting surprises. So how did VH1's creaky, predictable ranking of the '100 Greatest Artists of All Time,' being counted down in series of special...

  • Bodyguards Follow Prince and Paris Jackson Around New School

    Posted Aug 30th 2010 at 05:04 PM by PopEater Staff

    Michael Jackson's two oldest children -- Prince Michael, 13, and Paris, 12 -- began their studies at a traditional school last Wednesday -- their first experience outside of homeschooling. But before they could hit the books like "normal" kids, Prince and Paris had to first win over their skeptical grandmother, Katherine. A family member close to the situation tells PopEater that Paris and Prin...

  • Michael Jackson's Kids Start School For First Time

    Posted Aug 27th 2010 at 10:46 AM by John Mitchell

    You remember it like it was yesterday, don't you? Your first day of school. Standing at the bus stop with a fresh hair cut and an even fresher peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It's an American classic, and now, it's an experience the two eldest children of the late Michael Jackson can relate to. Homeschooled since they began their education, Prince Michael, 13, and his sister Paris, 12, began ...

  • Crystal Michael Jackson Glove Sells for $190K

    Posted Jun 27th 2010 at 09:32 AM by PopEater / Wire Services

    Bidders from around the world bought up Michael Jackson memorabilia worth nearly $1 million at an auction on the anniversary of his death, including $190,000 for the Swarovski-crystal-studded glove he wore on his 1984 Victory Tour. The bidding that began Friday on more than 200 items was "unlike anything we've ever experienced," said Darren Julien of Julien's Auctions, which ran the auction at ...

  • Joe Jackson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Dr. Conrad Murray

    Posted Jun 25th 2010 at 08:30 PM by PopEater Staff

    On the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, his father, Joe Jackson, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Conrad Murray, E!Online is reporting. Jackson filed the lawsuit in federal court; Murray isn't a California resident, so Jackson couldn't file with the state. The lawsuit was filed at the federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Friday afternoon. Murray has also been char...

  • Fans Divided While Remembering Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson

    Posted Jun 25th 2010 at 04:20 PM by Steven Avalos

    When Farrah Fawcett passed away one year ago after an arduous public battle with cancer, no one would have ever expected another high-profile celebrity death -- much less the King of Pop's -- to occur on the same day. Sure, there's the ongoing myth that deaths come in threes, but you never really anticipate it or expect who's next to go. To say media coverage of Fawcett's death on Thursday, June 2...

  • The Internet Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson On YouTube

    Posted Jun 25th 2010 at 01:00 PM by Steven Avalos

    It's hard to believe a whole year has passed since Michael Jackson's tragic death, and his fans have been keeping his legacy alive online. Countless videos have been uploaded to YouTube to pay tribute to his legacy. Yes, YouTube's not just for precious baby moments and cat hijinks as the following will show you (although we love those, too). We've rounded up some of the best videos on the net to c...


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