Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Tag Archives: Michael Jackson

Michael estate hits out at ‘Leaving never land’ film

HOLLYWOOD: The film, which includes in-depth interviews with two alleged victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Jackson, premieres at Sundance later this month. The estate of the late Michael Jackson has hit out at the makers of a new documentary film which details allegations that the star sexually ...

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Michael Jackson is highest earning dead celebrity

LOS ANGELES – GN: Michael Jackson is the highest paid dead celebrity for the sixth year in a row, while Elvis Presley follows behind him in second place. The late King of Pop – who sadly died in June 2009 aged 50 – reportedly pulled in around £313 million over ...

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Michael Jackson wanted to play James Bond

HOLLYWOOD: Iconic pop star Michael Jackson urged Hollywood bosses to let him play James Bond, according to super-agent Michael Ovitz. Michael Jackson pleaded with Hollywood bosses to let him play James Bond. The iconic pop star – who died in June 2009, aged 50 – tried to convince movie bosses ...

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Michael Jackson’s estate sues ABC for copyright infringement

NEW YORK:  Michael Jackson’s estate sued ABC on Wednesday, arguing that a special the network aired last week about the pop singer’s final days used his songs and music videos without permission. The copyright infringement lawsuit, which also names ABC’s corporate parent Walt Disney Co as a defendant, was filed ...

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Late Michael Jackson’s new album ‘Scream’ to be out soon

LONDON: Late singer Michael Jackson’s album Scream is set to release on September 29 on CD and digital. On September 29, Epic/Legacy Recordings, in collaboration with The Estate of Michael Jackson, will release Scream, a collection of 13 of his all-time most danceable tracks like Thriller and Dirty Diana, read a statement. Scream ...

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Michael Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million

LOS ANGELES: A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson’s estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from “Billie Jean,” “Thriller” and more of the superstar’s biggest hits. The award from a Los Angeles Superior Court jury fell short of the $30 million the legendary producer ...

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Michael Jackson’s daughter about to break into feature films

LONDON: Paris Jackson has built quite a name for herself and is slowly emerging to be a talented star rather than being just a pop icon’s daughter. The 19-year-old is about to feature in a yet-to-be-named, Nash Edgerton-directed film, appearing opposite David Oyelowo. The movie is reportedly a dark comedy ...

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Faryal says she thought marriage with Amir would be a ‘fairytale’

LONDON: Looks like Faryal Makhdoom, the model wife of British boxer of Pakistani origin Amir Khan, just cannot seem to stay away from the headlines for long. Merely a few weeks after the vicious, long-running public spat between the 25-year-old Faryal and 30-year-old Amir’s parents and siblings, the glamour girl ...

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Rihanna overtakes Michael Jackson’s top 10 record

LOS ANGELES: Rihanna has beaten Michael Jackson’s top 10 US singles record, with her new song Love on the Brain. It’s her 30th single to get into the top of the Billboard chart and means she sits only behind The Beatles and Madonna, who is eight ahead on 38. Jackson, ...

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Michael Jackson spoof show scrapped after family complaints

LONDON: A comic film about Michael Jackson was dropped by British makers on Friday after the daughter of the late American pop star described the episode, which casts a white actor to play her father, as vomit-inducing. Paris Jackson said in a series of Tweets on Wednesday that she was “incredibly ...

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