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5 Secret Celebrity Affairs

Kirstie Alley revealed 2 just this week

(Newser) - Blindsided by the fact that Kirstie Alley apparently had emotional affairs with both Patrick Swayze and John Travolta ? The Huffington Post lists five more celebrity romances that flew surprisingly under the radar:
  • Jermaine Jackson (we're sorry, Jacksun ) reportedly had an affair with Whitney Houston in the 1980s.
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Jermaine Jackson Changing Name—to Jacksun

Something about 'artistic reasons'...

(Newser) - Jermaine Jackson is following in the footsteps of The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Metta World Peace, and Chad Ochocinco. But unlike them, he's changing just one single letter of his name: He filed a legal request to become Jermaine Jacksun, TMZ reports. No word from Jackson—a judge... More »

Plan Seeks Co-Guardians for Jackson Kids

TJ, Katherine may share responsibility after family meltdown

(Newser) - It now looks as if matriarch Katherine won't fight for sole guardianship of Michael's children. The 82-year-old grandmom lost custody of the late singer's three kids when she took off for an Arizona spa—apparently to escape bickering over Michael's estate—and Prince, Paris, and Blanket... More »

TMZ: Janet Called Paris a 'Spoiled Bitch'

Michael Jackson's kids refuse to leave grandma's home

(Newser) - We know police came to Katherine Jackson's California home to investigate a reported assault . Now there's video of a confrontation between family members—and it's not pretty. Janet and 14-year-old Paris Jackson go at it outside the Calabasas home, with Janet making a grab for Paris' cell... More »

Michael Jackson Made Obama President, Says ...

Jermaine Jackson says brother's Oprah interview led to Obama presidency

(Newser) - President Obama, you can thank The Gloved One for your presidency. So says Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine, who tells the Independent that Michael's 1993 interview with Oprah Winfrey made her a star, and her support for Obama made him president. "Michael invited her [to Neverland] and that... More »

Jackson 5 Launch Tour as 4

16-city event is first time they've toured together since 1984

(Newser) - Tonight, four of the Jackson brothers launch their first tour together in nearly three decades—without their biggest star. Preparing for their "Unity" tour has been an emotional experience for Marlon, Jermaine, Tito, and Jackie after Michael's death, they tell the AP . "The brothers don't know... More »

9 Celebs Who Picked Lame Baby Names

Cristiano Ronaldo will never forget son's name

(Newser) - For every celebrity like Gwyneth Paltrow who names her baby Apple, there’s a Cristiano Ronaldo who names his baby…Cristiano Ronaldo. The Daily Beast takes a look at 9 celebrities who didn't get too creative with baby names:
  • George Foreman: Not only are his five sons all named George—
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Islam Would Have Saved Michael: Jermaine

Plus, mom and sister speculate about murder

(Newser) - Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death, so of course, he’s all over the news:
  • In a BBC interview, brother Jermaine says that “if Michael would have embraced Islam he would still be here today,” the Telegraph reports. “Why? Because when you are
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Lawyer: Jackson Kids Not Threatened With Stun Gun

Grandma, guard confiscated weapon from 13-year-old cousin

(Newser) - None of Michael Jackson's kids were threatened with a stun gun by one of their cousins, an attorney is insisting, even though child welfare officials are continuing to investigate. A guard stopped a stun-gun attack on Blanket by cousin Jaafar at the Los Angeles home of Katherine Jackson, Michael's mom,... More »

Jackson Cousins Tried to Use Stun Gun on Blanket

Jermaine's son apparently had Michael's son in his sights

(Newser) - A bizarre story emerges from the Jackson family home: Some of the grandkids got their hands on at least one stun gun and tried to use it on Michael's youngest son, Blanket. It's not clear whether it was horse play or whether Blanket was injured, but the incident prompted a... More »

Taylor Swift, Jacko Rule; Clumsy JLo Steals Show

Teen queen snags artist of the year in an upset

(Newser) - Taylor Swift unexpectedly captured artist of the year honors at tonight's American Music Awards, preventing a sweep by Michael Jackson. The 19-year-old country-pop crossover sensation called being included in the same category as the King of Pop an "unimaginable honor." She won five awards; Jermaine Jackson accepted two... More »

Jacko Kids Take Vegas

Kids getting back to normal at hotel that used to be home

(Newser) - Michael Jackson’s three children spent the weekend at their old home—the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, where they lived with the King of Pop briefly last year, People reports. This time around, Prince, Paris, and Blanket were joined by grandma Katherine and three friends, and spent a few... More »

Jermaine's Old Book Pitch: Michael Hated Jews

Jackson bro hoped to pen shockingly candid tell-all

(Newser) - Jermaine Jackson circulated a tell-all book proposal that got no takers in 2003, writes Roger Friedman for Showbiz411. He lays out some salacious excerpts:
  • "My brother purchased children. It is like a sanctioned black market. He is very powerful; he picked the sperm donor by using information provided by
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Jermaine's Tribute Song to Hit iTunes

'Smile' deal one of many planned by Jackson estate

(Newser) - The iTunes store has struck a deal to sell Jermaine Jackson’s rendition of “Smile,” which he performed at his brother’s June memorial service, the Los Angeles Times reports. A judge granted Michael Jackson’s estate permission to sign away "Smile," a Charlie Chaplin song... More »

Jackson Siblings May Fill in at London Shows

Janet, brothers have been approached

(Newser) - As promoters determine the best way to salvage Michael Jackson’s 50-night London concert run, the possibility has emerged that his siblings will fill in, the Sun reports. “Janet has been sounded out about fronting some of the shows,” says a source. “Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon... More »

Jackson Five May Reunite in '08

Michael will take part, says Jermaine

(Newser) - The Jackson Five could be touring again as early as next year, according to Jermaine, and Michael will take part. "We feel we have to do it one more time," the third-oldest Jackson brother told the BBC. "We owe that to the fans and to the public.... More »

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