Michael Jackson - Jackson's Thriller Jacket To Hit The Road

Michael Jackson's iconic red and black Thriller jacket is set to go on tour - to raise money for charity.
The item, which Jackson autographed for his longtime costume designers Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush, was snapped up by American commodities broker Milton Verret for $1.8 million (£1.13 million) at a California auction last month (Jun11).
Verret is now hoping to put the jacket to good use by placing it on display in a sponsored trek around the world.
Money raised from the global tour will be donated to organisations benefiting sick children - a cause that was always close to Jackson's heart.


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That is fantastic. I am glad Michael's Thriller jacket is being used for some good. Milton Verret has a big heart. Thank you Milton. Michael would have done the same thing. I am sure he is smiling right now.
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Yes, truly Michael's heart desire!
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WOW! THANKS MILTON VERRET. That's wonderful news, I bet MJ is smiling ear to ear from heaven.
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One person should not own the jacket. Why not put it in a museum and split the proceeds of admission to a MJ's charities?
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Raising money for charity to help sick children ~ exactly what Michael would have wanted...
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MICHAEL WOULD HAVE LOVED THIS. AS A MATTER OF FACT I HAVE ALWAYS BELIEVED THAT HIS SPIRIT IS OVER LOOKING EVERYTHING FROM HIS KIDS AND MOM TO THE ESTATE AND ALL THAT WOULD BENEFIT OTHERS WHICH WAS HIS LIFE'S DREAM. MICHAEL JACKSON IS LOOKING DOWN FROM HIS HEAVENLY HOME AND HE IS SHOWING US ALL WHAT HE SHOWED BEST THAT WONDERFUL BIG SMILE. HE IS PLEASED!!!
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that is great
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I'm glad the jacket will be accessible to the people of the word in this way as well as raising money for children. As others have said, Michael would have liked this.
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