Michael Jackson died today after suffering cardiac arrest at home and arriving at the hospital in a deep coma, report TMZ and the Los Angeles Times. The King of Pop, 50, was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital this afternoon after collapsing. A police rep said he was not breathing when paramedics arrived; they performed CPR and took him to the UCLA Medical Center.
After years of being tabloid fodder, Jackson had been preparing for a comeback. He had rented a home in Bel Air and was rehearsing for a series of upcoming shows in London. Jackson is survived by three children, Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, and Prince "Blanket" Michael Jackson II.