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Oct 24, 2012 9:43AM
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Lest anyone think otherwise, now we know.  $145 million is the reason behind the Jackson family drama in the past year.  Michael's siblings are pissing themselves trying to wrest control of at least some of this money from his children.  There has to be a reason Michael left them out of his will.
Oct 24, 2012 11:29AM
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Really Shows you how Bad the Music Industry has gotten if a dead man can turn more profits than live musicians!!   Pathetic!!   **** You MTV and the Music Industry!!  You haven't promoted or produced anything worth a crap of buying or listening to for years now!!  Illegal piracy has nothing to do with your lack of profits..it's that the "Music" your promote and produce ****ing Sucks!!  And You murdered Jackson because he threatened to come out about your entire conspiracy to Dumb Down America's Kids and because you could now make more money off of him after he is dead!   **** YOU!!!  He was a good Man!!
Oct 24, 2012 9:28PM
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Actually, it's not unusual at all for artists such as Michael Jackson who had such a mass following at one time (legendary) to make more money after their death.  There is a resurgence of their popularity especially among the generation that they were the most popular in.  Elvis Presley is a good example of this.  He continues to make more money after his death than when he was alive and he's been gone since 1977.  Elvis achieved his status in the fifties and early sixties.  Then he fell off because of his extensive drug use.  He still attempted to perform and make a comeback, but his body wouldn't allow it.  He was a shadow of himself.  But once he was gone, people of his generation remembered how he was in his prime.  It's a case of where the legend lives on long after the person who was behind the legend is gone.

Oct 25, 2012 1:04AM
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**** THE PRESS MJ IS THE BEST!!! SPARE ME ALL YOUR PATHETIC COMMENTS YOU KNOW DEEP INSIDE ITS THE BLEEDING TRUTH! TROLLS WILL BE TROLLS, HATERS WILL BE HATERS THAT IS WHY THIS WORLD IS SO ****ED UP NOW! TOO MANY OF THOSE AROUND. BUT HEY THERE ARE STILL PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT SHINE!!! AND THEY WILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE JUST LIKE MJ DOES!
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Top Earning Dead Celebrities

By Dorothy Pomerantz
Forbes

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