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Email Trove Reveals 'Drunk, Despondent' Jacko

Singer was 'emotionally paralyzed mess': promoter

(Newser) - Another side to the story of Michael Jackson's final months is emerging, thanks to 250 pages of emails obtained by the Los Angeles Times . They reveal concerns over a singer plagued by "paranoia, anxiety, and obsessive-like behavior," as the director of Jackson's planned London shows wrote... More »

Was Jackson Healthy or On the Brink? Yes.

Drug-addled or ready to rock, his inner-circle tells it from all sides

(Newser) - Was Michael Jackson happy and healthy, or drug-addled and depressed in his final days? Depends who you ask. The AP compiles a list of contradictory reports from the star’s inner circle:
  • Concert promoter Randy Phillips initially told reporters Jackson was "a healthy, vibrant human being,” but later
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Jacko Cooking Up 'New Moonwalk'

King of Pop preps surprise for summer shows

(Newser) - Michael Jackson will debut a new dance move for his upcoming London tour dates, his manager tells the Telegraph. It will be "something like the Moonwalk, but different," vowed Randy Phillips, the marketing genius behind the reclusive pop star's return to the stage. No insurer has agreed to... More »

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