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Old 06-01-2009, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Another sad fact is MJ is in his 50's now there is a major difference what we did in our 20's and what we can do in our 50's. Yes there are performers that went at it long and hard past 50, Tina Turner comes to mind. But she was in shape touring every year she didn't take time off like MJ has. In his own mind he may think age is not going to get me so hence the sudden illnesses. Funny how there is no mention of them unless he is messing up some how isn't it?
Mick Jagger's in great shape and in his sixties.

 
Old 06-01-2009, 08:13 AM
 
Location: on an island
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Mick Jagger's in great shape and in his sixties.
Indeed he is, and he seems to be a fairly grounded person, too.
But though I do appreciate his voice and songwriting talent, I never thought he was that electrifying onstage. I haven't seen him since the 70's and certainly would not pay $100 to see him these days.

Michael Jackson wrote great songs, too, and was quite the performer back in the day. I'll never forget the first time I saw him do Billie Jean.
He was so fluid, so fascinating to watch.
MJ was a huge talent, and is, I suppose, a damaged human being.
 
Old 06-01-2009, 09:21 AM
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Location: South Bay Native
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Just have to say thanks to everyone who has posted in this thread so far for not bringing the customary hate to any thread on CD that is about Michael. I'm repping everyone.
 
Old 06-01-2009, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Somewhere out there
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Mick Jagger's in great shape and in his sixties.
Yes but Mick has kept doing shows more regularly than MJ has through the years. Plus Mick doesn't have all the choreography like MJ does either. Even though Tina Turner is very physical and in her 70's (?) she wasn't even on the same level MJ's shows were.

I have a picture of their house up in Gary, IN that I took with my camera as my xh drove by. He was not comfortable being in a ghetto and at the time murder capitol of the nation.

DontH8Me it is nice to not have negative and hateful posters eh? I am glad people can see MJ as an entertainer separate from his personal life and discuss accordingly. So I as well say thanks everybody.
 
Old 06-04-2009, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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I hate to say it, because I'm a big MJ fan, but I don't think he'll do the comeback concerts because of the lawsuits his family is threatening to bring against him.

Jackson 5 Reunion Still Not Set as Michael, Promoter Square Off - E! Online

I also think that the illnesses (if they're real), the not eating (if that's true) and the nose jobs (however many he had) will all play a factor in his sound. I hope he can pull it off!
 
Old 06-06-2009, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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There is no doubt he's a musical genius.....but what a creepy personal individual.
 
Old 06-14-2009, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Sin City
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The guy is a demented freak. On his behalf though, so is his entire family.
 
Old 06-25-2009, 03:08 PM
 
Location: John & Ken-ville
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Default Michael Jackson @ UCLA for Heart Attack

TMZ: Michael Jackson Suffers Heart Attack | Houston entertainment news | MyFoxHouston.com | FOX 26 (http://www.myfoxhouston.com/dpp/entertainment/celebrity_news/090625_michael_jackson_heart_attack - broken link)

Just awful entertainment news all week long!

Ed McMahon

Farrah Fawcett

now Michael Jackson in the hospital!

What a bloody week!

Last edited by LuckyGem; 06-25-2009 at 03:48 PM..
 
Old 06-25-2009, 03:31 PM
 
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Default Micheal Jackson rushed to hospital in cardiac arrest....

Insane!

Its on all the news sites.
They say he wasn't breathing when he arrived.
I hope he pulls through...
I'll go pull some links..brb
 
Old 06-25-2009, 03:32 PM
 
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Singer Michael Jackson is believed to have suffered a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles this afternoon.
Reports say that Jackson, 50, went into cardiac arrest and has been rushed to hospital.
He was seen being taken into an ambulance and moved to a nearby hospital, says US gossip website TMZ.
Paramedics were seen performing CPR on the singer, according to the website,
Michael Jackson 'suffers heart attack at home and is rushed to hospital' | Mail Online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1195607/Michael-Jackson-suffers-heart-attack-home-rushed-hospital.html - broken link)
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