Jackson's Estate Slams Sale Of 'Unofficial' Belts

A lawyer representing the estate of MICHAEL JACKSON has condemned the sale of commemorative belts which have allegedly been produced without the permission of the trustees.
The belts, which feature signatures from the late star's three young children, have allegedly been sanctioned by the Thriller hitmaker's parents, Joe and Katherine, and TMZ.com has obtained a photograph which appears to show the pair signing one of the items.
One of the belts has also allegedly been autographed by Jackson's kids and is to be put under the hammer at an auction for a reported $5,000 (£3,333), while 7,000 other unsigned belts are also set for sale online.
But Howard Weitzman, a lawyer representing the late singer's estate, is adamant the belts have not been authorised and claims trustees oppose the sale of any merchandise which allegedly features the signature of Jackson's children.
He tells TMZ.com, "The Trustees of the Estate of Michael Jackson did not authorise the making or the sale of the Michael Jackson Tribute Belts. We would never condone the use of Michael's children's signatures to promote the sale of merchandise."


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This is a damn shame!! People will stop at nothing to make money. That is stooping a new low!! To use the children's signature to cash in!!! I don't know why they even bother...they wont be able to get away with it, anyway. This is exactly what kills me about Michael being gone. God takes this wonderful man from this earth, but allows these low-live theives, con-artist & murderers to continue living while they are causing death, pain & destruction in the world.
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ANYTHING FOR MONEY $$$$$$$$$$$$$$SHAME!! SHAME!! SHAME!!Lisbeth, Sweden
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MICHAEL JACKSON'S children must be protected at all times...............no other way................
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How sad if there is a photo of Katharine and Joe signing off on this deal with the belts. Michael would NEVER want his children to be a part of a scam like this. Shame, shame, shame. His children need someone to watch after them, not exploit them.
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All they wanted is his money and now the world is doing to sell anything MICHAEL JACKSON.It's really shameful and to us very very painful that MICHAEL is not here.Love you ANGEL and sleep soundly.
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now what are you doing exploiting the children shame on you. This is proably why, they had on mask, so this type of thing would'nt happen, so why now in his passing would u try. It did seem weird to make them wear masks, but it must have been to avoid this expolotation.
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