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Michael Jackson Tops Forbes List Of Higest Earning Dead Celebrities For The Fifth Time


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The great thing about being an international superstar is that you continue to be rich long after you're dead. Unsurprisingly, Michael Jackson has topped this year's list of highest earning dead celebrities with more than $100 million in earnings since last year.

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While his body might be no more, it's very clear that the King of Pop's spirit lives on; so much so that his estate has manage to rake in $115 million over the year according to Forbes list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities. Plus, his post-mortem earnings altogether have reached a staggering $1 billion, and he's close to doubling the amount he made during his solo career.

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Paul McCartney Conjures Up The Ghost Of Michael Jackson With New 'Say, Say, Say' Remix


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Sir Paul McCartney has unveiled a brand new video for his hit single ‘Say, Say, Say’, an old collaboration he recorded with Michael Jackson, as part of reissue campaign for his back catalogue of albums.

The former Beatle’s 1983 single teamed him up with the biggest pop star in the world at the time, and provided both of them with a worldwide hit. Originally promoted with a western-themed music video, McCartney commissioned Ryan Heffington, who worked on Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ video, to update the track for 2015.

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson is revived on a brand new remix of his duet with Paul McCartney, 'Say, Say, Say'

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Michael Jackson's Father Suffers Stroke


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Joe Jackson, the father of Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, is in intensive care following a stroke he suffered on Sunday, according to a Brazilian hospital.

An emailed statement from the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paolo on Monday morning (July 27th) said that the 87 year old patriarch of the Jackson family had a stroke the previous day and was admitted to their intensive care facility. The statement also says that he has an irregular heartbeat, but does not disclose Jackson’s precise condition at this time.

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Michael Jackson Almost Played Jar Jar Binks In 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace'


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A new interview has revealed that one of the most hated movie characters of all time – Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, no less – might have been even more annoying. Michael Jackson was apparently very enthusiastic to play the irritating Gungan in prosthetic limbs, but was refused by George Lucas.

Ahmed Best, who actually did play Jar Jar, gave an interview with Vice on Thursday in which he made the revelation. Jackson, who passed away in June 2009, was known to be a keen Star Wars fan, keeping life-size figures of Darth Vader, C-3PO and Boba Fett at his Neverland ranch.

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The chair and side table are available via eBay for a limited time. - United States - Wednesday 3rd June 2015

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Furniture, Michael Jackson, Final Home Goes Up and For Sale

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch On The Market For $100 Million


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Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is on the market with an asking price of $100 million. The former Neverland Ranch, which has been renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch, is being sold by the Estate of Michael Jackson. The 2700 acre estate, located in California, was once notorious for both its fantastical theme park installations and for the extensive searches which were carried out when Jackson was accused of molesting a minor in 2003.

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Read More: Russell Crowe Recalls When Michael Jackson Used To Prank Call Him.

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George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction


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The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half a million dollars handy.

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Rolling Stone reports that the instrument sold for $485,000, the top earner at Julien's Auctions in New York, which specialized in the sale of hundreds of rare items from the world of music.

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Russell Crowe Recalls When Michael Jackson Used To Prank Call Him


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In one of the more random celebrity stories, Russell Crowe claims that for a long time he used to be on the receiving end of pranks pulled by the late pop legend Michael Jackson.

In an interview with British newspaper The Guardian, 50 year old Crowe revealed that the King of Pop used to enjoy gleefully prank-calling him “for two or three f***ing years”.

“I never met him, never shook his hand, but he found out the name I stayed in hotels under, so it didn't matter where I was, he'd ring up do this kind of thing, like you did when you were 10, you know. 'Is Mr. Wall there? Is Mrs. Wall there? Are there any Walls there? Then what's holding the roof up? Ha ha.' You're supposed to grow out of doing that, right?”

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Court Rejects Bid For New Trial In Michael Jackson Case


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An appeals court in California has upheld the original jury’s decision in the case of the Michael Jackson comeback concerts, which held that the promoter of the concerts was not responsible for the superstar’s death.

A 39-page ruling was delivered on Friday, a week after lawyers acting for Jackson’s mother Katherine had put in a request for a new trial. The 2nd District Court of Appeal found that the verdict absolving concert promoters AEG Live LLC was viable.

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Michael Jackson's death was not the fault of promoters AEG Live, a court has upheld

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Michael Jackson And Freddie Mercury Duet To Appear On New Queen Album


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Queen Forever, a new album being compiled by Queen’s guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, will feature a previously unreleased duet between frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop Michael Jackson.

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‘There Must Be More To Life Than This’ was first written by Mercury during Queen’s Hot Space album sessions, but was never finished. Mercury later visited Jackson to record his vocals for the 1984 LP The Works, but the song was still left unfinished. It would later appear as a solo track on Mercury’s album Mr Bad Guy.

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Michael Jackson's Legacy And Earning Potential Live On With New Video "A Place With No Name"


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It’s about time for another round of Michael Jackson nostalgia, with A Place With No Name, the first single off his posthumous album, released yesterday. The single came along with a video, released late on Wednesday via the late icon’s Twitter. And yes, the video is available worldwide, so if you haven’t seen it yet, what are you even doing? The release of A Place With No Name marked a milestone of sorts – it was the first time Twitter has been used for a music video release.

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MJ's legacy lives on in XSCAPE.

But since this is Michael Jackson’s music we’re talking about, it couldn’t just be a low-key Twitter premiere. At the same moment the video dropped, it also started playing on the Sony screen in Times Square in NYC, for thousands of passersby.

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Beyonce To Receive Vanguard Award At The VMAs. But Mostly, YES, She Will Perform!


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Umm, Beyonce will be performing at the MTV Video Music Awards... is anyone really , surprised? Bey is everywhere these days. In the wake of her surprise album last December Bey has been at every show and received every music award, basically. But Bey and MTV have always had a special relationship, ever since the Destiny’s Child days. Are you wondering what this is leading up to already? Here it is – Beyonce will receive the Vanguard Video award during this year’s VMAs.

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Could Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch Fetch Up To $85m?


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We previously thought Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch would cost around $60m, but various reports are suggesting that the 1040-hectare (2,600-acre) estate could fetch anything up to $85m, making our provisional estimation seem like a bonafide bargain.

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The ranch, which was acquired by the King of Pop back in the late 80s, was valued st at $30m by California property experts, but given the context of the property and land, it looks like it could sell for between $75m and $85m. Colony Capital bought a $23.5m stake in the property just before Jackson's died from a drug overdose and heart attack in 2009.

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Michael Jackson's Neverland To Be Sold: What Can You Buy For $60m?


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What would you do if you won the lottery this weekend? Buy a yacht? A football club? Well, you could also buy Neverland. Michael Jackson’s famous mansion / theme park in Santa Barbara is being put up for sale by property developers Colony Capital. While the property is valued at $27 million, industry insiders expect that it could sell for as high as $60 million because of its inherent value as a pop culture landmark.

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While Neverland is owned by the Estate of Michael Jackson, Colony Capital have maintained a 12.5% undivided stake since 2008 when they bought out the late singer’s $23 million mortgage to prevent foreclosure on the property. Nearly six years later, Colony has exercised its legal right to sell the property in order to settle debts owed from the loan, interest etc..

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Jackson Family To Star In New Reality Show - But Who Is Alejandra Jackson?


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Members of Michael Jackson's extended family are set to star in a new reality series but most people have never heard of the focus of the upcoming show, Alejandra Jackson. So who is she and what exactly will she have to say when the six part series airs on Reelz.

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Alejandra Jackson and her five children will form the focus of a new reality show.

Read More: La Toya Jackson: 10 Facts About Michael's Newly Engaged Big Sis.

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Michael Jackson's Bodyguards Reveal Intimate Details About His Final Years


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Michael Jackson’s bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard, have written a book giving their account of the final years of Jackson’s life. The two men spent two-and-a-half years working for Jackson, even continuing out of loyalty once he could no longer afford to pay them. They insist that Jackson was a good father and a good man: “We worked for Mr Jackson. We didn’t work for the King of Pop. We got to see him as a man and a father. It was so good to see the side of him which was so in tune as a parent, from helping them with their homework and making sure they were eating right, to putting them to bed.”

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They address the rumour that had dogged Jackson in the years leading up to his death and that has lingered since - that he was a paedophile. Both Whitfield and Beard deny that Jackson was sexually attracted to children, instead claiming he had two secret affairs with women. While they deny that Jackson was a paedophile, they do admit he was eccentric: “He was certainly eccentric…He would go into a store and buy everything. When we stayed in hotels he would buy thousands of books. At one point, he bought a whole bookstore.”

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La Toya Jackson: 10 Facts About Michael’s Newly Engaged Big Sister


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La Toya Jackson is back in the spotlight. The elder sibling of Michael and Janet has just announced her engagement to manager Jeffré Phillips and is about to begin season two of her reality series 'Life With La Toya'. La Toya has had her fair share of ups and downs over the years, but thanks to her famous surname, she’s never strayed too far from the public eye. Here’s 10 things you might not know about the middle Jackson child.

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1. La Toya was born on May 29th 1956 to Joseph and Katherine Jackson. She was the fifth of ten Jackson children and shares a birthday with sister Rebbie, who is six years older.

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Coolest Thing Online This Week? The Bottle Boys Cover "Billie Jean"


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Covers of classic tracks and unconventional instruments are a big thing on youtube, so you can bet the Bottle Boys’ rendition of Billie Jean got some attention after it was posted this week. The Bottle Boys are a Danish band, who cover popular songs, using (you guessed it) glass bottles.

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Coldplay Break 2014 Records With "Ghost Stories's" Billboard Debut


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Coldplay’s sixth studio album “Ghost Stories” landed straight at No. 1 in the Billboard chart on its debut this week. The record sold 383,000 million had sold 383,000 copies in the week ending Friday, May 25, making this the best sales week for any album in 2014 so far. The previous record holder was Eric Church's "The Outsiders", which sold 288,000 in the week ending Feb. 16 (all figures calculated by Nielsen SoundScan, via Billboard).

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The album's sales number were boosted by a promo deal with NBC.

In fact, “Ghost Stories” is the biggest seller since Beyonce dropped her surprise album last December, selling 617,000 in the week ending Dec. 15 (as an iTunes-exclusive). Barring Bey's smash hit, "Ghost Stories" also had the biggest digital debut since One Direction's "Midnight Memories" last year. Chris Martin and co. sold 245,000 in digital copies, or 64% of the album's total.

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A Week In News: Havoc As 'Godzilla' And Kardashians Unleashed On Unsuspecting Cities


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Cannes Continues: We're nearly at the end of the second week of the Cannes Film Festival and have been mentally noting which new movies have soared or been scorched at the hands of critics. Map to the Stars, Two Days, One Night, Mommy and Foxcatcher have all received glowing reviews whilst Lost River, Grace of Monaco, and The Search... well, less so. Click on links for reviews highlights and details for each movie.

Carter-Knowles Camp Content?: The Jay Z/Solange brouhaha confusion still hasn't been publically illuminated but the Carter-Knowles family seems to be intent on proving to the world that everything is just fine, fine, fine, thank you very much after footage leaked showing the singer attacking her rapper brother-in-law in a lift. Beyoncé's statement did little to explain her sister's violence but her newly-posted family photos do a good job of sweeping it all under the rug, for better or worse.

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The Black Keys Give Michael Jackson A Chart Attack After Angry Tirade


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The Black Keys have earned their first number one album, Turn Blue, having outsold Michael Jackson's posthumous release Xscape by just 7,000 copies in the US. Meanwhile, the rock duo's lead single 'Fever' has managed to top both the Alternative airplay and Rock Airplay charts.

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The Black Keys Have Taken First Place In This Week's Chart Race With 'Turn Blue.'

Turn Blue sold 164,000 copies in the week ending May 18, according to Nielsen SoundScan, via Billboard, while Xscape sold a close 157,000. The sales figures are good news for both records, which were only predicted to sell around 150,000 to 155,000 each.

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Tupac Shakur, Now Michael Jackson. Are Hologram Performances The Future?


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So, the King of Pop performed at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. Yes, you heard us right and no, there’s not a new King of Pop who has finally claimed the late Michael Jackson’s crown.  Michael Jackson himself performed on stage at the award show. Sort of. Before any of you start panicking that a bunch of necromancers organised the event, let’s clear something up. It was a hologram of Michael Jackson that took to the stage, and not the singer, who died in 2009 from a cardiac arrest.

Michael Jackson hologram A hologram of Jackson, dubbed the 'King of Pop' performed at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards

The scarily realistic hologram performed Jackson’s song “Slave To The Rhythm,” taken from the upcoming posthumous album. The hologram, dressed in a gold jacket and red trousers, even performed Jackson’s signature moonwalk. This is not the first time that a hologram of a dead musician has performed at a large-scale event. Back in 2012 a hologram of rapper Tupac Shakur, who was murdered in 1996 aged 25 years old, performed onstage at Coachella Music Festival.

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Michael Jackson - Xscape Album Review


Michael Jackson is the indisputable King of Pop, with some of the most well-known pop songs and albums of all time under his name. His 1982 album 'Thriller' still stands as the biggest selling album of all time. Having tragically died at the age of 50 following a cardiac arrest in 2009, we now see his second posthumous album of previously unreleased material in the form of 'Xscape'. 

Michael Jackson - Xscape Album Review

There are two trains of thought when it comes to posthumous albums. On the one hand, they're a great opportunity for people to listen to music that otherwise would never be heard. On the other hand, the artist isn't here to help make any improvements and give the album their blessing and so posthumous albums run the risk of being poorly executed with the quality solely coming down to how the songs are produced, not how the artists can better them. This can ruin the legacy of an artist for some people, but for others it's merely songs pilling onto a back catalogue. So does 'Xscape' spoil the legend of Michael Jackson?

It begins with the strong single 'Love Never Felt So Good' which leads with its disco beat accompanied with warm strings, classy piano, rhythmic clicks and lush guitars that get you in the mood for a good time. What stands out is Jackson's unmistakable voice, which always adds character to his work. The song gives hope that this album could be something great but, sadly, that hope quickly diminishes. After second song 'Chicago', a good R&B number featuring well-crafted synth-pop elements, the album goes downhill with some tracks that are just plain boring.

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Michael Jackson's Posthumous "XSCAPE" Is A Hit, But Why Is Jermaine Jackson Disappointed?


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Michael Jackson’s posthumously released album of previously unheard songs is just falling into the hands of critics. It’s the first posthumous album, released by Epic Records, under the guidance of LA Reid himself. As such, a team of high-profile producers, including Timbaland, Stargate and Cory Rooney, was hired to work on the songs, which Reid rescued from the “Jackson vaults.”

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Xscape is predicted to be the bestselling album of 2014.

One possible collaboration, however, was notably overlooked. The Jackson Five don’t feature on the album at all – not even as solo artists. According to TMZ, Jermaine Jackson in particular is a bit peeved by the oversight.

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Jermaine Jackson Isn't A Fan Of Michael Jackson's Posthumous Album 'Xscape'


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Jermaine Jackson is not pleased how Michael Jackson's posthumous album 'Xscape,' was put together.

The brother of the late superstar expressed his disappointment in not being involved in the record, which features 8 unreleased tracks from Jackson's archives, when speaking to TMZ this past Sunday (May 11th).

'Xscape,' which is Michael's second posthumous album, was reworked by world renowned producers Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, Stargate and John McClain, but Jermaine feels like he should have taken one of their places.

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Michael Jackson - Love Never Felt So Good Single Review


'Love Never Felt So Good', the first single from Michael Jackson’s long awaited posthumous album, Xscape has been given its debut at the iHeart Radio awards. The single sees Justin Timberlake duet with Jackson on the track that he originally demoed in 1983. So now we've had a listen, what's the verdict? Has Jackson never felt so good or does he need to Xscape from Timberlake?

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Firstly we can’t technically call ‘Love Never Felt So Good’ a new track. The song was written by Jackson with Paul Anka and originally demoed in 1983. Still this version has been updated and produced by John McCalin with some extra vocals added by Justin Timberlake, so it is pretty much 'new'.

Re-mastering and producing the material left behind by Michael Jackson is an unenviable task, just the slightest change to Jackson’s well known sound could incur the wrath of the King of Pop’s legion of fans. Luckily the first thing you notice when listening to ‘Love Never Felt So Good’ is that it’s unmistakably Jackson. Better than that, it’s vintage Jackson, and fits in perfectly with his early 80’s output from when it was originally recorded.

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What Do We Know About Michael Jackson's Ex Wife Debbie Rowe?


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Debbie Rowe might have once been married to one of the most famous men in the world, Michael Jackson, but really little is known about the woman herself. Right now she’s found herself back in the media after announcing her engagement to Michael’s former business manager, Marc Schaffel. But who is the woman who was once married to the King of Pop?

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Deborah Rowe was born in 1958 and adopted by a wealthy family living in Malibu, California. She is said to have had a very lonely upbringing and didn't had her first serious relationship until aged 30. After the break up, Rowe went to work at the office of dermatologist for Dr Arnold Klein, Klein’s most famous client was Michael Jackson, who was being treated at the clinic for vitiligo. Jackson was recently divorced from his first wife Lisa Marie Presley and is said to have struck up a close friendship with Rowe soon after. 

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Cancer-Free And Newly Engaged Debbie Rowe Might Pursue Custody Of Jackson Children


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Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson’s ex wife and mother of his first two children, has had some major ups and downs recently, but it looks like things are turning for the better. Rowe has just announced her engagement to Michael Schaffer, TMZ reports. According to the website, Schaffer proposed three whole weeks ago, but it took his now fiancée a while to make it official. Rowe initially declined, fearing that she might be diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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Rowe has been making time for her family and reconnecting with daughter Paris in recent months.

Now that her condition has been diagnosed as the autoimmune disease sarcoidosis (Rowe was diagnosed on Wednesday), she has said yes and the couple are moving forward with their wedding plans. They don’t seem to be rushing anything – in fact, the couple are yet to set a wedding date.

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Michael Jackson's Ex, Debbie Rowe, Gets Engaged After Health Fears


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Debbie Rowe, the former wife of the late pop star Michael Jackson, has announced that she is engaged to long-time friend Marc Schaffel. Rowe had two children with the late King of Pop, Paris, 16, and Michael Jr., 17, who were born before she and Jackson divorced in 1999.

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Debbie Rowe Has Confirmed That She Is Engaged To Marc Schaffel.

Schaffel reportedly asked Rowe to marry him three weeks ago with a 3.55 carat diamond ring but the 55 year-old former nurse was reluctant because she thought that she had cancer. However, she was told on Wednesday by her doctors that she has sarcoidosis, an auto-immune disease that causes patches of swollen tissue to appear throughout the body. There is no known cure for the condition but unlike cancer it is not terribly life threatening.

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Michael Jackson New Album 'Xscape' Gets First Listen: What Do Critics Think?


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Michael Jackson's Xscape may not be released until next month but the new posthumous release from the late pop star has already fallen into the hands of critics who have given the brand new collection of songs a first listen verdict. Featuring eight previously unreleased songs, the new album will be released in May, announced the executive producer L.A. Reid.

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Michael Jackson's Latest Posthumous Album, 'Xscape,' Will Be Released On The 13th May.

"Michael left behind some musical performances that we take great pride in presenting through the vision of music producers that he either worked directly with or expressed strong desire to work with," the former US X Factor judge said in a statement, via Billboard. "We are extremely proud and honored to present this music to the world."

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Michael Jackson And Five Other Artists With Posthumous Releases


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There’s a new Michael Jackson album on the way in May, Xscape, which will be the singer’s twelfth studio album. The only confusing part is, Michael died in 2009. Jackson of course isn’t the first artist to bring us ‘new’ material from beyond the grave, actually it seems it's common practice for a singer to leave behind pleanty of unreleased work. Take these five for examples of who have shown that not even death can bring an end to a recording career.

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Michael Jackson - Thursday 27th August 2009 at Madame Tussauds Los Angeles, California

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Atmosphere, Michael Jackson and Staples Center Tuesday 7th July 2009 The memorial service for the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, at the Staples Center Los Angeles, California

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Michael Jackson Tuesday 16th June 2009 leaves a medical building wearing a heavily studded jacket and leopard print pants Los Angeles, California

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Michael Jackson and Prince Michael Jackson II aka Blanket leave a medical building in Beverly Hills Friday 15th May 2009 Michael Jackson and Prince Michael Jackson II aka Blanket leave a medical building in Beverly Hills

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Paris Michael Katherine Jackson Monday 27th April 2009 Michael Jackson goes shopping at Ed Hardy with his children while wearing a white face mask and black hat Los Angeles, California

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Michael Jackson - Fashion designer Christian Audigier and wife Ira Audigier Los Angeles, California - smile for the cameras in the back of their Mayback as they leave Michael Jackson's LA residence. Friday 30th January 2009

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Michael Jackson Thursday 23rd October 2008 takes a shopping trip Los Angeles, California

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Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson Saturday 11th October 1997 Sun City, South Africa

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Michael Jackson Thursday 31st May 2007 Michael Jackson's Motown identification card identifying him as a recording artist of International Management Company. Card expired in 1970 and bears his signature and that of his dad, Michael Joe Jackson, on display at the Michael Jackson family auction at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Michael Jackson May 30, 2007 - Las Vegas, Nevada -The second award Michael Jackson earned for anothert half-million copies of "Thriller" sold on display at the Michael Jackson family auction at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph by Mike Stotts

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