Jackson Avoids Jury Service

LATEST: Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON has avoided compulsory jury service in California on a technicality because he has permanently moved out of America.

The THRILLER singer, who has been living in Bahrain since being acquitted of child molestation charges in June (05), had the court summons sent to his Neverland Ranch.

But the New York Daily News reports the singer is to be ruled out of the Santa Barbara jury because he is no longer a local resident.

Court spokesman GARY BLAIR says, "Our jury services supervisor spoke with (Jackson's attorney) a couple of days ago and he notified her that Mr Jackson was in Bahrain and that he would be changing his permanent address to somewhere other than the ranch.

"We have given him a routine deferral for 90 days to get more information about the change of a address and, if that is correct, we will exempt him because he would no longer be eligible."

It is unclear whether Jackson intends to sell his theme park home, bought in 1988 for $17 million (GBP9.4 million).


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America has done nothing to deserve such a beautiful and good man like Michael Jackson. They prosecuted him from the very beginning and I hope everyone is happy now.
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GO MICHAEL, I WISH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY THE BEST LIFE ANYONE COULD EVER IMAGEN. YOU'VE given us 41 years of your heart, soul, mind and life. So you should spend this time with your family. You are an amezing HUMANBEING, and I LOVE YOU FOR EVERY THING YOU'VE DONE TO HELP AFRICA esp.ETHIOPIA.I LOVE YOU SO VERY MUCH.GOD Bless YOU And YOUR FAMILY.
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Michael Jackson isn't better only than James Brown!Good lock to you Brother!!!
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I think Michael Jackson is the second best singer all the world becouse the number one is James Brown!!!!
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Take it easy brother!!!Michael Jackson isn't better only than James Brown!!!
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Michael Jackson is the biggest hearted man the world has ever seen and the whole world should be ashamed of the way in which they have ridiculed, prosecuted and destroyed him. He deserves the rest of his life in peace with the children that he loves in a normal, fatherly way.Michael is the best singer and dancer. Can I PLEASE have the Thriler Suit?Lucy
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People should mind their own business. Let the Man alone.
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Michael Jackson isn't better only than James Brown!Peace brother!!!
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