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Today marks the three-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s untimely death on 25th June 2009. 

 Michael Jackson,  made contributions to music and dance, that is still to this day unmatched by anybody. referred to as the King of Pop, or by his initials MJ, Jackson is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records.   Jackson’s talent and constant headline hitting life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.

Michael Jackson’s  life was not without controversy, with the most remembered headline hitting moments, of child abuse allegations, to which Jackson was never convicted of and was even acquitted in a much publicised and televised court case, that lasted five months, back in 2005.  Jackson was famed for his ever-changing facial features, that were thought to be the result of many cosmetic surgery procedures, although always denied my Michael himself. But it is the music and the dancing that the entertainment legend will always be remembered for above all else in his life.  The seventh child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene along with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1964, and he began his solo career in 1971 .  Jackson’s 1982 album Thriller is the best-selling album of all time,  His other records, including his 1979 album,  Off the Wall,  Bad, which was released in 1987, and his latter albums , Dangerous and HIStory which were released between 1991 and 1995, also ranked among the world’s best-selling, not only is  Jackson is one of the very few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, he was also inducted into the Dance Hall of Fame as the first and  only dancer from the world of pop and rock ‘n’ roll.   Micheal’s achievements, surpass that of any other, within the entertainment industry, with multiple Guinness World Records, 13 Grammy Awards, as well as, of course, the Grammy Legend Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.  26 American Music Awards, which is a record in its self, as the most won but any single artist ever, including the  Artist of the Century and  Artist of the ’80s awards.

MJ, who was 50 years old when he died, after overdosing on a drug called anesthesia propofol  is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-earning deceased artist,  He also holds the record for the longest span of US top 40 singles.

Micheal’s Children have been paying respect to their father today with his only daughter Paris Jackson, tweeting

“RIP Michael Jackson..Dad you will forever be in my heart,” she wrote. “I love you.”

Paris was just 11 when Jackson died. Michael Jackson has three children,  Michael Joseph Jackson Jr, commonly known as Prince, who was born on February 13, 1997, his sister Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson was born a year later on April 3, 1998, and in 2002 his third and last child Prince Michael Jackson II, who is nicknamed “Blanket” was born. Michael’s first two children ar as a result of his marriage to long-term friend, and dermatology nurse

Michael Jackson & Deborah Rowe

Deborah Jeanne Rowe, The couple married in 1996 in Australia, but later divorced after both children were born, with Jackson gaining full custody of both of their children.

The identity of Blankets mother is still unknown, but Jackson did reveal that the child was the result of artificial insemination from a surrogate mother and himself.

Michael Jackson had finished another gruelling day of rehearsals, for his up and coming and FINAL arena show, consisting of fifty dates, at the London O2 arena, The ‘THIS IS IT’ show was never to be seen by the public.  Michael Jackson’s name will, it seems forever live on, and be known by generations to come, only because of the pure genius of his music, and groundbreaking dance abilities, his absolute flawless showmanship whilst he was on the stage, and of course his essentricity, that gripped the world to his every move of his life. He brought us the moonwalk, the instantly recognisable red and black leather jackets, the superspeed spin, and the glittery glove,  



An Auction on Ebay is said to selling water, that is allegedly from Tom Criuse‘s swimming pool,

The auction description reads;

‘There is a very limited supply of this special water. The  winning bidder will receive a 5×7 print of Tom swimming in the pool with Katie  Holmes by his side as a certificate of authenticity.

‘The bottle is hand painted and shows a cross to mimic the effect of a bottle of Holy Water. But this cross also bears four gold rays coming from behind, which can also be considered the symbol of Scientology.

‘Tom Cruise water can be used in rituals, potions, or perfumes. It can be  dabbed behind the ears or on the wrists for good luck. You can place some of it  around the hearth of your home  baptize your baby with it. The possibilities are endless.

‘Happy bidding!’

At last count, six people had bid.

The 110ml glass bottle was collected by a fan from a pool in Miami Beach,  Florida, on July 16 last summer.

So how far would you go to get a pice of celebrity culture, even if it is just water from their pool ? we all hear of celebrities auctioning off outfits or memorabilia for charitable causes, and the amount that has been spent is sometimes outrageous, but in the past some of the strangest things have been auctioned.  John Lennon’s TOOTH was auctioned off in November 2011 and went for a reported $30,000, but what is the buyer going to do with John Lennon’s, tooth ? and is it really worth that kind of money?

I guess some fans would go to great lengths to have a personal memento of their favorite star, but is it a step too far to purchase Scarlett Johansson used tissue? (in which she blew her nose) – which was sold for $2,075  to raise money for a good cause, or to be the proud owner of  Justin Bieber’s bangs, or left over breakfast?.

The Final straw in taking it too far must definitely be, the news that the ‘Death Bed’ of Michael Jackson – The King Of Pop –  will be auctioned off not to far in the distant future, how we ask ourselves can this item make anyone feel closer to the singer, or in any way moral?

we can all smile at the weird and wonderful array of items that have sold in the past, and see the passion in the people who buy them, but is a mans Death Bed, something that should be used to make a profit? and lets ask….who would actually buy it ?

Dr Conrad Murray is sentenced to four years in jail, for the involuntary manslaughter of ‘King Of Pop’ Michael Jackson.

Michael Jackson’s personal physician, was sentenced to four years in jail and denied probation on Tuesday for his conviction on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star’s death.  Michael Jackson died in June 2009 from a drug overdose, principle from the use of anaesthetic Propofol as a sleep aid, which was admisitered by Murray.

In sentencing Murray, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor called Murray’s actions “money for medicine madness that is simply not acceptable to me.”

watch the video of Murray being sentenced


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Murray’s lawyers argued in hope of a more lenient sentence, stating that Murray would be punished for the rest of his life, as he will always be known as the man who caused the death of the King Of Pop ‘Michael Jackson’, but it fell on deaf ears as the judge handed down the maximum sentence.  Murray attended court in  a grey suit and paisley tie, and showed no emotion, as the sentence was handed to him, but he did blow a kiss to his supporters in court as he was led away by officers.

 On his release Dr Conrad Murray will be stripped of his medical licence.

 Rap star Heavy D, has died at the age of 44 after collapsing near his home in L.A

The news has sent shock waves across the Music and Entertainment industry, as Heavy D was one of the most popular stars of our time.

R.I.P Heavy D

His agent Andrew Weitz, confirmed his death, but did not reveal the cause of death.  It is understood that a post mortem has brought inconclusive results. Reports say that Heavy D collapsed near his home and an ambulance took him to the emergency room at Cedar Sinai Medical Centre and declared dead there.  The L.A’s coroners office is looking into the cause of death, an investigation is under way. TMZ reported that people at the Medical centre are saying he was treated for symptoms of a heart attack

Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers was born in Jamaica on May 24 1967, but grew up in America , he was not just a rapper, but also an actor and record producer. He was the leader of Heavy D & The Boyz, a hip hop group along side G-Whiz, Trouble T . Roy ans Eddie F. He recorded number of huge hits, including ‘In Living Color’, on Uptown records, and ‘Now That We Found Love’  Being  mentioned, in super star rapper Notorious B.I.G’s massive track ‘Juicy’, in the line ” Salt n Pepa and Heavy D in the Limousine, concreted his place as rap royalty.  His acting career was just as successful appearing in a number of movies and television shows, including Big Trouble, Life and The Cider House Rules.   Even those who do not listen to rap music would recognise his voice, as he performed the rap portion of Michael Jackson’s single Jam.

Heavy D’s last appearance in public in the movie Tower Heist, which premiered just 4 days before his untimely death. Many big name Celebrities including Justin timberlake, P Diddy, usher, La Toyah Jackson, Nick Cannon, Missy Elliot, and Timberland have been flooding Twitter with tributes about the star,

   Ironically, The last tweets by Heavy D were posted just hours before he collapsed, he wrote a tribute to Boxing legend Joe Frazier,      “SMOKIN JOE FRAZIER..RIP.. truly one of the best heavyweight champs that ever lived.. GODS SPEED, MR FRAZIER!” the rapper tweeted.  An hour later Heavy D, tweeted his final message