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Closing arguments due in Michael Jackson’s family’s suit against tour promoter

Lawyers in the trial pitting Michael Jackson’s family against his last tour promoter will begin making closing arguments Tuesday, after five months in court, officials said. His mother Katherine is suing AEG Live for allegedly negligently hiring doctor Conrad Murray and failing to properly supervise him in the months before…

French fans sue Jackson doctor for distress

French fans of Michael Jackson are suing the late pop star’s doctor for “emotional damage” they suffered over his death, their lawyer said Friday. The case against Conrad Murray, who was jailed in November over the star’s 2009 death, is due to be heard in the city of Orleans on…

Victim of random Hollywood shooting dies

LOS ANGELES — A 40-year-old music executive critically injured when a gunman opened fire randomly on a Hollywood street has died, police said. John Atterberry had worked on projects with artists including Christina Aguilera, Michael Jackson and the Spice Girls. He was hit in the jaw at close range when…

Jackson doctor jailed for maximum four years

A judge jailed Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray for the maximum four years Tuesday, three weeks after he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the star’s 2009 death. He also said Murray should pay compensation to Jackson’s family, although he made no ruling on a prosecution proposal for $100 million in restitution, putting…

Blanche Lincoln is a homophobe….and a dork

Perhaps you heard that Blanche Lincoln is only one of two Democrats who voted to filibuster even debating Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Whatever her personal feelings about gay people may or may not be is irrelevant. For all intents and purposes, she is a straight up homophobe. She’s also going…

Harry Connick Jr. schools Aussie J5 impersonators performing in blackface

Wow. Just. Wow. You’ve got to be sh*tting me. Do these Aussies in blackface not understand that “artform” in this day and age is, well, um, racist? Shane @ Queer Two Cents passed this unbelievable bit of business along from an Aussie TV show, Hey Hey It’s Saturday, that actor…

MJ circus day

The wall-to-wall ghoulish coverage has begun and it’s not an understatement — “After the private ceremony, Jackson’s body will be taken to the singer’s public memorial.” What, is the body going to be on stage?!. I had CNN on this AM and, while at least I had it on, all…

Limbaugh squashes competition in the “say the wingnuttiest thing about Michael Jackson” department

It’s tempting to dismiss this audio clip of Rush Limbaugh saying that Michael Jackson “flourished under Reagan,” “languished under Clinton and Bush,” and “died under Obama” as the irrelevant rantings of a drug-addled mad man. He does claim, after all, that Jackson was an individual and not part of a…

I Give Unto You…A Negro

It having been twenty five years since Michael Jackson appeared with the Reagans at the White House, and nearly three days since Michael Steele embarrassed himself in some electronic medium, it’s now time for conservatives to find a new black person to be comfortable with. Now, you might have thought…

Now ends the story of the biggest celebrity train wreck in modern history

News of Michael Jackson’s passing threw me for a loop, though according to friends, it shouldn’t have. He was a medical mess, a man who literally tried to put a wall of money between him and having a normal biological body. Of course his body gave out—god only knows how…

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