Rest In Peace

‘THIS IS IT’: MICHAEL JACKSON LAST REHEARSAL PICTURES

Photographs: WireImage/Mazur Click here to view more photographs So sad….. These photographs were taken just 48 hours before Michael died. I was told yesterday that he rehearsed the entire 3 hour show but the following day complained of being in extreme pain. People have said that during this rehearsal Michael looked fit and well. But in my opinion,  he quite looks frail and very thin in these photographs. I still cannot believe he’s gone….. Rest In Peace Michael.

CLASSIC: THE JACKSONS – ‘CAN YOU FEEL IT’

I’m still in shock. Seeing the newspaper headlines today, with the words ‘MICHAEL JACKSON IS DEAD’ splashed across the front covers just didn’t seem real. Anyway check out one of my favourite tracks featuring Michael and his brothers. ‘Can You Feel It’. Rest In Peace Michael

MICHAEL JACKSON DIES

The King of Pop Michael Jackson, has died at the age of 50. Rest In Peace Michael. I am just stunned….. it’s definitely the end of an era. Michael Jackson performs at The Grammy Awards 1988 – Man In The Mirror.

NIGERIA: MANCHESTER UNITED FAN KILLS RIVALS

What was running through this idiot’s mind???  He should have been the one to die. Via BBC News A Manchester United football fan in south-eastern Nigeria drove a minibus into a crowd of Barcelona supporters, killing four people, police say. Ten other people were wounded in the incident in Ogbo town, after United lost Wednesday’s European Champions League Final 2-0 to the Spanish team. A police spokeswoman told Reuters news agency: “The driver passed the crowd, then made a U-turn and ran []

ESTELLE’S TERROR AT SHOOTING

The Sun reports today that rapper/singer Estelle ‘came within moments of being involved in a terrifying shoot-out’, which left rapper Dolla (real name Roderick Anthony Burton II dead. Estelle had apparently been at the mall where Burton was fatally shot on the 18th May just moments before and assured her friends and family via Twitter that she was safe. She then went on to describe the carnage as “freakin’ nuts”. …………………………………………………………………………………………. “freaking nuts”.. still drinking from the Marsha Ambrosius transatlantic twang cup I see. You’re from North West London luv! Anyway I am relieved to hear that Estelle is []

KENYAN ARISTOCRAT KILLER JAILED FOR 8 MONTHS

Aristocrat Thomas Cholmondeley Via BBC News / The Metro A court has sentenced a descendant of Kenya’s most famous white settlers to eight months in prison for the manslaughter of a black man on his vast estate. Thomas Cholmondeley was convicted of manslaughter last week over the 2006 shooting of a 37-year-old black poacher Robert Njoya. Manslaughter carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment in Kenya. Correspondents say the case has touched on deep sensibilities in Kenya, where white people took vast []

UK NEWS: 16 YEAR OLD BOY GUNNED DOWN

Another complete waste of a young life. Via The Sunday Mirror A 16-year-old boy who was shot in the head outside a pub may have been the victim of gang violence, police sources said. The teenager was fatally shot outside The Robin Hood Pub in Barton Road, Stretford, Manchester, shortly before midnight. The victim was named locally as Guiseppe Gregory from Ardwick, in inner city Manchester. Police who were called to the scene were alerted to the fact that a boy with []

UK NEWS: VETERAN TV HOST MICHAEL PARKINSON SAYS ‘JADE GOODY WAS A WRETCHED ROLE MODEL’

Parkinson shows no mercy! Via The Telegraph Jade Goody, the reality TV star who died last month of cervical cancer aged 27, represented “all that is paltry and wretched about Britain”, Sir Michael Parkinson has said. He told Radio Times: “Jade Goody has her own place in the history of television and, while it’s significant, it’s nothing to be proud of. Her death is as sad as the death of any young person, but it’s not the passing of a martyr or a []

UK NEWS: SIR IAN BLAIR SAYS STEPHEN LAWRENCE POLICE WERE NOT RACIST

Stephen Lawrence and Sir Ian Blair 16 years has passed since Stephen Lawrence was brutally murdered and they still continue to deny and make excuses. It’s good to see that some things will NEVER change. Via The Telegraph Sir Ian Blair, the former Scotland Yard chief, has claimed that police who investigated the murder of Stephen Lawrence were not “necessarily racist”. In comments likely to stoke tensions more than a decade after the Macpherson report ruled that the Metropolitan police was “institutionally racist”, []

BBC DEFENDS ‘EXCESSIVE’ JADE GOODY COVERAGE

Via Digital Spy The BBC has defended its coverage of Jade Goody’s death, after dozens of viewers complained that the story had been given too much prominence. The broadcaster received 69 official complaints, with many more being posted online, after reportage of Goody’s death led the news bulletins across the corporation’s TV, radio and world service outlets. However, BBC News executive producer Peter Horrocks has defended the coverage, saying that the prominence was justified because of the public interest in her and []