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Jackson rents $$100k a month house

24 December 2008 1:40 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Michael Jackson has reportedly begun renting a $$100,000 (£70,000) per month luxury home in Los Angeles. The singer, who is frequently the subject of bankruptcy rumours, signed the deal on the $$38 million (£26 million) mansion weeks ago, according to TMZ. The palatial home is located in Holmby Hills, one of La's most exclusive residential areas. It has seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, 12 firepaces, a cinema and a wine cellar. Jackson has been plagued by financial problems (more) »

- By Lara Martin

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Link Time!!!

23 December 2008 1:00 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Just in time for the holidays! The Touched by a BrANGELina decorative plate - GotA Omg, Pete Wentz needs to stop talking! - D-Listed All the best celebrity workouts - FitSugar Hugh Jackman takes his kids around NYC - Pink Is the New Blog Jessica is having fun fattening up Tony - Fox Pop Tarts Tom touches 45 heads on Jimmy Kimmel - Lainey Gossip Robert Downey Jr. is home for the holidays - JustJared Lily Allen topless, anyone? (Nsfw) - Egotastic Even more of Stephanie Seymour at the beach - Hollywood Tuna Michael Jackson's $100,000/month home - Hollywood Rag Rihanna and Chris have a discrete love - Idlyitw Madonna's underarm vortex - cityrag Beyonce says Halo in her latest video - popbytes »

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No Truth to Michael Jackson Lung-Transplant Story

23 December 2008 4:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Claims that Michael Jackson needs a lung transplant because of a rare respiratory disease are a "total fabrication," according to a statement from Jackson's official spokesperson, Dr. Tohme Tohme, released by the Los Angeles firm, Scoop Marketing, Reuters reports. Word of Jackson's supposed condition – that he was suffering from Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency – had circulated after writer Ian Halperin, at work on an upcoming biography of the 50-year-old music legend, was interviewed in Britain's Sunday Express newspaper. – Stephen M. Silverman Related Gallery: . 1984: Michael suffers third-degree burns after stunt goes wrong »

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Jackson illness 'a total fabrication'

23 December 2008 2:22 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Michael Jackson's spokesman has released a statement dismissing claims that the popstar is in need of a life-saving lung transplant. Tabloid reports quoting Jackson biographer Ian Halperin alleged that the 50-year-old is suffering from alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency, a lung condition that has resulted in emphysema and internal bleeding. Dr. Tohme Tohme, Jackson's "official and sole spokesperson", released a statement saying that the (more) »

- By Simon Reynolds

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Michael Jackson Prepping for World Tour, Not Lung Transplant

22 December 2008 4:54 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Michael Jackson is not only not suffering from a life-threatening lung ailment, he's so healthy he's planning a world tour! In response to recent comments made by celebrity conspiracy-theorist Ian Halperin, the pop icon's rep issued a statement Monday saying that "wild allegations concerning Mr. Jackson's health are a total fabrication." "Concerning this author's allegations, we would hope in the future that legitimate media will not continue to be exploited by such an obvious attempt to promote this unauthorized 'biography,'" Jackson spokesman Dr. Tohme Tohme said of Halperin's in-the-works bio, which claims that the Thriller artist is suffering from a genetic »

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Michael Jackson Medical Thriller—Does He Need New Lung?

22 December 2008 1:40 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Is Michael Jackson really facing a life-threatening genetic condition? The reclusive King of Pop's camp is remaning mum after a biographer with a penchant for tabloid-friendly fare claimed Jackson is in desperate need of a lung transplant. Author Ian Halperin, who made a minor splash by writing a book theorizing Kurt Cobain was murdered and who is apparently trying to drum up interest in his in-the-works Jackson biography, insists that the 50-year-old entertainer is suffering from a sometimes-fatal genetic condition called Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency. Jackson's condition has worsened over the years to the point where "his quality of life is severely diminished," Halperin tells In Touch »

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22 December 2008 1:00 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

K-Fed brings his new lady to Vegas - Pink is the New Blog Mischa Barton unveils her headband collection - FabSugar Paris always knew she wanted to be a blonde icon - MSN Hot Gossip Michael Jackson not actually sick after all - Fox Pop Tarts A truly candid look at Jessica Biel - Lainey Gossip Dita von Teese is the grill master - JustJared Guess who got in a car accident? - D-Listed Stephanie Seymour shows off her over-40 beach bod - Egotastic Cheryl Tweedy hits the town - Hollywood Tuna Eliza Dushku goes topless (Nsfw) - Idlyitw Rihanna gets a little drunk - cityrag Lily Allen gets glammed up - popbytes Pamela Anderson is fresh-faced - Hollywood Rag »

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Jackson 'needs life-saving transplant'

22 December 2008 1:57 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Michael Jackson is reportedly suffering from a life-threatening lung disease and is in need of a transplant. The Sun reports that the pop icon's health is rapidly deteriorating due to genetic disease alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency, which causes a lack of protein to protect the lungs. Jackson is allegedly suffering internal bleeding and has lost vision in his left eye, according to his biographer Ian Halperin. "He needs a lung transplant, but may be too weak to go through with it," Halperin is quoted as saying. "He also has emphysema and (more) »

- By Simon Reynolds

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Hey, High Mercury Counts Happen…and So Did This Stuff

19 December 2008 3:55 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Do not laugh at Jeremy Piven. What if you were suffering from a sushi-induced mercury malaise? Wouldn't be so funny, now would it? Why, if you were like Piven, you wouldn't even be able to muster a guffaw on account of your "literally paralytic" condition. So, no, no matter how funny David Mamet is, do not laugh at Piven because he bailed on Broadway to "pursue a career as a thermometer." Unless, that is, you're going to be fair about it, and mock all the other stars who've covered questionable or controversial moves with lame interesting excuses explanations. Well, all right then. Laugh away: Michael Jackson's Littlest Foe The »

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Wacko vs. Jacko: Actual Billie Jean Courts Pop Icon

19 December 2008 2:55 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We know the kid actually is his son, but was Billie Jean, in fact, Michael Jackson's lover? A woman named Billie Jean Jackson (no, really) filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Wednesday claiming she is the mother of 6-year-old Prince Michael Jackson II—otherwise known as Blanket—and requesting joint legal and physical custody. Additionally she is asking for visitations on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, participation in the child's education and a whopping $1 billion (again, really...we have the documents to prove it). Blanket is the youngest of Jackson's three children. He was born in 2002 as the result of artificial insemination from a surrogate mother and Jackson's sperm, »

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Michael Jackson sued by Billie Jean

19 December 2008 12:58 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Michael Jackson is reportedly being sued by a woman named Billie Jean, who claims that she is the biological mother of his third child. Billie Jean Jackson has alleged that she gave birth to Prince Michael Jackson II, nicknamed Blanket, in 2002. She has demanded £668 million in paternity payments, as well as joint legal and physical custody of the child, according to legal documents (more) »

- By Lara Martin

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Afternoon Fix: Sherlock Holmes Gets Bloody Ripped

15 December 2008 3:45 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

• Check out Robert Downey Jr. taking Sherlock Holmes to the next level, because he's cool like that. • Let it be known: Nicole Richie is not working on an album with Rihanna, so there is still some sense of order to the world. • Oh no! They've got Debra Messing now, too. Is anyone safe? • Just so everyone is aware, this is Michael Jackson's new disguise. • The Internet knows exactly what to do when the president gets a pair of shoes thrown at him. Gif Reeeemix! Want more celeb scoop? Check out our Big Picture gallery! »

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Akon: 'Jackson will never tour again'

15 December 2008 9:56 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Akon has claimed that Michael Jackson will never tour again because the media has destroyed his confidence. The 'Right Now (Na Na Na)' singer, who collaborated with Jackson last year, said recent reports of a comeback tour are false. "If you want quality concerts and quality performances [the media] have to lay off people," he told WENN. "Michael Jackson is the best performer ever and he can't even focus - you will never see another tour from (more) »

- By Lara Martin

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Weekly 'X Factor' vote results revealed

14 December 2008 6:28 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Eoghan Quigg won the majority of the weekly votes in this year's X Factor, it has been revealed. The 16-year-old hopeful garnered the most votes in six of the nine live shows before the final. Diana Vickers won one show, eventual winner Alexandra Burke won one show and Jls triumphed in the week before the final. The full breakdown of votes follows:

Show 1: Mentor's Choice Eoghan Quigg 21.19%

Scott Bruton 19.48%

Laura White 16.99%

Diana Vickers 7.35%

Daniel Evans 7.21%

Alexandra Burke 7.20%

Jls 5.03%

Rachel Hylton 4.77%

Austin Drage 3.63%

Ruth Lorenzo 3.47%

Girlband 2.17%

Bad Lashes 1.51% (Deadlock)

Show 2: Michael Jackson Week Eoghan Quigg 26.77%

Diana Vickers 16.24%

Jls 9.21%

Laura White 8.99%

Austin Drage 8.98%

Daniel Evans 8.23%

Alexandra (more) »

- By Neil Wilkes

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'X Factor' obituary: Jls

13 December 2008 3:42 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Boyband Jls emerged as the X Factor runners-up in tonight's live final. Louis Walsh's final hope came second in the public vote, losing out to victor Alexandra Burke. The four-piece - Marvin Humes, Jonathan Gill, Ortise Williams and Aston Merrygold - survived the early rounds of the competition with ease and drew plenty of praise from the judging panel. However, Cheryl Cole often accused Louis Walsh of trying to turn the guys into a Westlife-esque group. In week one the boys performed Boyz II Men's 'I'll Make Love To You' and followed it up with 'The Way You Make Me Feel' in Michael Jackson week. They covered Dean Martin's 'Ain't That A Kick In The Head?' for Big Band week and performed 'Working My Way Back To You' in week five. Renditions of Beatles hits and Mariah Carey's 'One Sweet Day' (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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'X Factor' obituary: Eoghan Quigg

13 December 2008 3:34 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Eoghan Quigg tonight became the tenth act to depart X Factor. The 16-year-old singer managed to avoid the bottom two in the opening weeks of the competition and made his way to the live final. Quigg began the competition with performances of 'Imagine' by John Lennon, Michael Jackson's 'Ben' and a well-received cover of Nat King Cole's 'L-o-v-e'. The Irish hopeful was never criticised by any of the judges until week eight and was praised highly by Louis Walsh and Cheryl Cole in particular. He covered Barry Manilow's 'Could It Be Magic' in week four and followed it up with a version of 'Anytime You Need A Friend' for Mariah Carey week. His performances of 'One More Try' and a barnstorming 'Never Forget' were also received (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Jackson's memorabilia to be sold

13 December 2008 6:56 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

An auction of Michael Jackson memorabilia will reportedly include the gates from Neverland and one of the white gloves worn in his 1983 'Billie' Jean video. The 2,000-lot sale will take place over five days in Beverly Hills next April. Each item will be personally selected by the popstar, according to the BBC. Auctioneer Darren Julien said Jackson, 50, was in charge, adding: "We have been working closely with him (more) »

- By Sarah Rollo

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Who Should Sing at Obama's Inauguration? Part II

12 December 2008 3:02 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Just a couple of weeks ago, we surveyed some of your fave celebs to give you their ideas on who they think should be performing during Barack Obama's inaugural festivities next month. Well, the suggestions keep rolling in for everyone from Beyoncé and Norah Jones to...Michael Jackson?! Is it time for Obama to polish up on his moonwalking? Beyoncé has made no secret about wanting to sing for Obama at the inauguration. And David Archuleta thinks the singer-actress is a perfect choice. "She gave a lot of support to Obama, and she's an amazing singer and performer," the American Idol star said. "She has it all. That definitely would be something I would be excited to »

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Is There Any Love for Jacko's Glove?

10 December 2008 9:31 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The gloves are off. And hopefully, up for making some major cash. Possibly hurting from last month's out-of-court settlement with his Bahraini sheik Bff,  Michael Jackson is unloading a veritable pop-culture time capsule next spring, auctioning off more than 2,000 personal items, including the gates leading to Neverland Ranch (the tales they could tell), life-size statues from Jackson's personal art collection and, most anticipated of all, the infamous glitter glove as first donned in the video for 1983's "Billie Jean." The items will be available through Julien's Auctions for just five days, beginning April 21, and bidders can stake their claim either online or in »

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Jackson Memorabilia To Be Sold

10 December 2008 8:05 AM, PST | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Items of memorabilia from Michael Jackson's personal collection are set to go under the hammer next year.

The pop superstar is selling off more than 2,000 personal belongings in a live TV auction on 21 April 2009.

Items for sale include the singer's glittery black glove which featured in his 1983 video for Billie Jean, and the gates which once led to his beloved Neverland Ranch.

The property was transferred to an investment firm last month whose bosses will rename it in a joint venture with the pop star.

Jackson plans to donate a portion of the proceeds from the auction to MusiCares, a charity which aims to help musicians in need. The sale will be broadcast live in the U.S. on Auction Network. »

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