Jackson's Former Sidekick Sues For Estate Cash

MICHAEL JACKSON's long-serving publicist/manager RAYMONE BAIN has joined the list of creditors seeking cash from the King of Pop's estate.
Bain, who stood by the late pop superstar's side throughout his child molestation trial in 2005 and regularly defended the embattled singer on TV news shows, claims she's still owed $360,000 (£225,000) for her services.
In legal papers, obtained by TMZ.com, Bain claims she was not paid at all in 2008, when she cut ties with Jackson.
Bain filed a $44 million (£27.5 million) lawsuit against the King of Pop just before his death in June (09), claiming past wages and financial compensation for the work she did for her ex-employer.
Jackson's one-time personal general manager joins his former skin doctor, Arnold Klein, and his media and communications consultant, Van F. Alexander, among the creditors.
Reports suggest the claims against Jackson's estate now exceed $25 million (£15.6 million).


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It's so sad that some of the exact people who were supposed to be MJ's confident's & friends in both the professional & personal realm of his life are now so quick to convey "creditor" claims against his estate. MJ may you RIP.....
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Take a number, you'll never get anything.....
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Bain, give it up!!!! let MICHAEL'S children have their father's money, it's the right thing to do..........MICHAEL isn't here to defend himself..... Just forget about it,,,you will be rewarded so much better......
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This old news...TMZ.COM reported this in november 09. She swears that she was responsible for setting up "this is it" & wants her cut, but she wasn't. I think Michael tried to get rid of her before, then took her back. That was a bad move Michael.
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horse shi- why did these people collect before the passing? are there legal contracts?
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It is amazing how so many people are coming out to sue Michael's estate. Michael side kick stated he owed her $360 thousand when they parted in 08 but she is suing his estate for $44 million. Come on people get with the program the man has pasted and his children need to be taken care of. What have all you people do with all the money you already made off the man. Michael may of owed some people money but not all of them millions. I hope the judge who oversee's all the lawsuits makes the right decission on each one. Another surprise is to meIs Dr.Klein who Michael had given so much to is suing his estate as well. I guess Michael had no true loyal friends in his life all he had where leeches that sucked him dry when he was alive and now trying to suck his estate dry as well. I hope in reality none of the people who are suing his estate gets nothing. Oh my bat I hope his defense team gets paid for keeping Michael out of prison. Now they deserve to get paid. They are the ones who truly believed in Michael and fought to prove his innocents...
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This just proves that all these people who professed how much they loved the man are all fake and they are all in it for the love of money. How sad, he was right all along , he didn't have real friends within his circle of what he thought were his friends... his real friends are his fans... No wonder he was so paranoid!!!
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I was wondering if I can also join the banwagon and sue Michael Jackson Estate. Grounds are pain and suffering, stress and dispair, sad and lonely all around mess since Michael has passed. Asking for the return of Michael. Which only means one thing NO MONEY IN THE WORLD CAN REPLACE MICHAEL or anyone else. All these people suing his estate are nothing more than greedy people. If he was poor no one would be suing him. To all you money hungry people may you all get NOTHING!!!!
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Shame on all these people who are making claims against MJ's estate. Shame on Sony for making "This Is It" to cover these asses after he died! Michael Jackson's life and his death only display one thing: there wil always be greedy, money-hungry individuals around!
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With a knife in his back and arrow in him...tell me are you the ghost of jealousy......! Why dont the F**kers just take it all. Leave his kids with nothing. Thats what they want anyway. The vultures would steel crumbs froma homeless man if possible. I hope the family is keeping a close eye on his babies...because you have all kind of sickos out there...who would try anything. I do not blame Michael from sheilding his babies from the public. The medialoids and the people who are after his money are nothing but leeches.
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