Michael Jackson

UK NEWS: RIO FERDINAND TO INTERVIEW MICHAEL JACKSON

Footballer Rio Ferdinand Via Digital Spy Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he has arranged an interview with 50-year-old popstar Michael Jackson. The England and Manchester United footballer was called by Jackson and invited to one of his summer concerts at London’s O2. Ferdinand recently launched a digital lifestyle magazine called No.5. Rapper 50 Cent appeared in the first issue. “I was shaking when I got off the phone. It was a real surprise,” the footballer told the BBC. “I’m hoping to interview []

LONG QUEUES FOR MICHAEL JACKSON TICKETS

Fans queue outside the 02 Arena earlier this morning I’ve said it for years that the moment Michael pulled himself together and announced concert dates that it would be a wrap! Tickets would sell out within minutes. Via BBC News Hundreds of fans are queuing at the O2 arena in London as Michael Jackson tickets go on sale to the public. The 50-year-old pop veteran is playing a 50-date residency at the venue, beginning on 8 July. Some 360,000 tickets were sold to registered fans []

UK NEWS: MICHAEL JACKSON CALLS JADE GOODY

So now Michael’s offering words of comfort and sympathy…… Via Digital Spy Michael Jackson has telephoned Jade Goody to give the terminally ill reality TV star his support, it has been claimed. The pop superstar knew Goody after she starred alongside his brother Jermaine on Celebrity Big Brother in 2007, The Sun reports. A friend said: “He learned of Jade’s suffering and wanted to lend his support and comfort her at this awful time. “When she was told Michael was on the phone []

MICHAEL JACKSON TO ANNOUNCE LONDON DATES

Via BBC News Michael Jackson is expected to announce a series of comeback concerts at the O2 arena in London. The pop legend is due to appear at the venue on Thursday make to a “special announcement”, a statement said. It follows months of speculation about a string of money-spinning shows. Jackson last performed in 2006, at the World Music Awards in London.  Continue Reading If he does announce tour dates then I guarantee that when those tickets go on sale it will be a wrap! []

JANET JACKSON’S TOUR OF JAPAN CANCELLED

  Via BBC News Janet Jackson’s tour of Japan has been postponed, with promoters blaming the global financial crisis. Japanese concert promoter Kyodo Yokohama said the singer cancelled five concerts due to take place in February. The 42-year-old Grammy Award winner had planned to perform in several major cities, including Nagoya and Osaka. Jackson, on her first world tour in nearly seven years, cancelled seven performances in the US in 2008 because of a bout of vertigo. The gigs in Japan will []

UK NEWS: FORMER FIVE STAR SINGER JOINS THRILLER MUSICAL

Former Five Star lead vocalist Denise Pearson will make her London West End debut in Thriller – Live, a musical based on the career of Michael Jackson. She will be joined by Ricko Baird, who choreographed and doubled for Jackson in the You Rock My World video. Baird has also toured alongside the singer, whose hits include Bad and The Way You Make Me Feel. The show, which has already toured Germany and Holland, starts in January at London’s Lyric Theatre. Earlier []

MICHAEL JACKSON’S DUTTY UNDERPANTS FOR SALE

Michael Jackson’s notorious tighty whities are up for grabs. A pair of size-28 Calvin Klein white briefs once belonging to Wacko Jacko will be auctioned on eBay tomorrow, with a reserve price of $1 million. The unwashed underpants have a sensational past. They were part of the evidence confiscated in 2003 by then-Santa Barbara DA Tom Sneddon, who wanted a DNA sample for his unsuccessful child-molestation case against the washed-up King of Pop. The briefs are part of a stash of Jacko []

MICHAEL JACKSON TURNS 50

Well the King of Pop has made it to the big 50. Happy Birthday Michael. Let’s go back to the good old days before the foolishness and extensive plastic surgery. *I will post video’s later*