Michael Jackson, the 'King of Pop,' dies at age 50 (12)

1 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-06-26 01:03 ID:SYRZS3dh

By LYNN ELBER, Associated Press Writer Lynn Elber, Associated Press Writer – 10 mins ago
LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson, the sensationally gifted child star who rose to become the "King of Pop" and the biggest celebrity in the world only to fall from his throne in a freakish series of scandals, died Thursday. He was 50. Jackson died at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Ed Winter, the assistant chief coroner for Los Angeles County, confirmed his office had been notified of the death and would handle the investigation.

The circumstances of Jackson's death were not immediately clear. Jackson was not breathing when Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to a call at his Los Angeles home about 12:30 p.m., Capt. Steve Ruda told the Los Angeles Times. The paramedics performed CPR and took him to the hospital, Ruda told the newspaper.

2 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-06-26 06:25 ID:z449OTmp

I'll miss him terribly. The King of Pop ;___;

3 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-06-26 13:12 ID:Heaven

Michael Jackson died 4 years, 12 days after acquittal on charges of child sex abuse, one of the biggest thing that ever happened in our sleepy part of California. When it was announced, I left work early and raced to the courthouse to bear witness to the circus. Standing with my friends on a little hill in the courthouse lawn between temporary chain link fences and barricades, we watched the street get closed off, helicopters in the air, and police with plastic cuffs bundled in their belts in case a riot broke out. When the motorcade arrived, it was pandemonium. We saw him only briefly, not even long enough for the digital camera to get his picture. Shortly afterwards, it was silence. It was weird. Everyone was gathered around phones on top volume tied into television sets at top volume back at home. In the thick of the crowd there was a speaker with court room audio for the press and from that point the message was relayed into space and back to the courthouse to the cell phones in the crowd. From the center, where the dedicated fans and the press were gathered, there were cheers milliseconds in advance. There wasn't so much from our position. We didn't really care one way or another, though we expected this outcome. I don't really have an opinion on the matter to be honest because I was just a local there for the show. It was the biggest thing that ever happened here. Well, second biggest. The biggest was when he danced on top of that SUV.

Wow, this place sucks.

4 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-06-27 00:17 ID:Heaven


A circus is you.

5 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-06-27 15:43 ID:1qLiwAda

The coolest paedophile that ever lived.

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7 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-06-29 10:59 ID:Heaven


8 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-07-06 14:26 ID:7UmTXTon

I have been posting stories on reddit.com on Michael Jackson being a Muslim and likely will get a Muslim burial and everyone has been downloaded like hell. Anyone know why that is happening?

9 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-08-21 18:12 ID:0ztuvmG7

who else read the title as 'mj the king of poop'?

10 Name: Unverified Source : 2009-08-22 17:28 ID:j973k2JS


just you

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12 Name: Unverified Source : 2010-06-26 16:53 ID:iZgTNjiC

Bump for one year anniversary

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