Michael Jackson dies at 50Published by Clay Cane on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 5:33 pm.
More bad news this week. After Ed McMahon and Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson has now left us. First, reports surfaced the pop icon suffered cardiac arrest. Published reports claimed he collapsed in his Holmby Hills mansion shortly after noon. He was taken to UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
CNN reported Jackson was being administrated CPR in the ambulance. Then, TMZ broke the news that Michael Jackson passed. CBS News, The LA Times and CNN soon confirmed.
Michael Jackson was preparing for 50 sold-out shows overseas and rehearsing in California. Jackson was only 10 years old when he and his brothers, The Jackson 5, signed with Motown in 1968. Michael and his brothers would become one of the biggest groups of all time with Michael as solo artist becoming the biggest pop star in the world. Throughout controversy and scandal, no one could ever take away Michael’s title as the King of Pop.
Michael was allegedly plagued with health problems for years — Lupus, vitiligo and an addiction to pain killers.
Michael Jackson will be deeply missed by fans and the BET family. Please leave your condolences in the comments.
Check out vintage Michael from 1991 in the music video “Remember the Time.”