Despite the Los Angeles Police Department’s attempt to keep Michael Jackson’s autopsy results under wraps, an Associated Press source has confirmed the rumors: the singer’s death was a homicide.
According to a search warrant affidavit unsealed today, the King of Pop’s death was a result of lethal levels of the drug propofol (a.k.a. Diprivan). In the 32-page document, Dr. Conrad Murray revealed that he had been administering 50 mg of the drug nightly to help Jackson sleep. This routine went on for approximately six weeks. Fearing Michael would become addicted, other drugs were later introduced by Murray just days prior to June 25th.
On the morning of his death, Jackson was given another 25 mg of propofol “after repeated demands/requests.”
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Funny People star Jason Schwartzman and his live-in girlfriend, fashion designer Brady Cunningham tied the knot last month.
The couple, who have been dating for three years, exchanged vows at a small ceremony in their San Fernando Valley home on July 11.
“It was a very small ceremony with many family members and close friends,” Schwartzman’s rep, Matt Labov, said.
Fans can catch Jason on his upcoming role in HBO’s comedy Bored to Death.
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Today, singer Chris Brown, in his best Hell’s Kitchen outfit, finally delivered a public apology for assaulting Rihanna.
After watching the clip, tell us what you think. Did you feel his confession was truly heartfelt, or was it just about ensuring record sales? Are you willing to give him a second chance, or did the rehearsed lines come 5 months too late?
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Was this the moment that started Michael Jackson‘s reported addiction to drugs?
Back in 1984, the King of Pop and his brothers filmed a commercial for Pepsi. Although earlier takes went off without a flaw, a sixth take went horribly wrong.
The exclusive footage obtained by Us Weekly shows the terrifying moment when poorly timed pyrotechnics set Jackson’s hair on fire. Unaware of the flames, the singer continued performing for several moments. He was later rushed by others on scene.
Jackson - who ultimately received 2nd and 3rd degree burns as a result of that incident - was prescribed a number of medications to deal with the pain.
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Wearing high waders and a T-shirt, former Governor Sarah Palin talked to CNN while sporting a ponytail. I believe the interview was meant to clarify her decision to abdicate her high-ranking political office, but it only served to raise more questions.
“I want to help Alaska in different venues, on a different level,” she said.
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Michael Jackson was shooting a promotional video for his upcoming tour a few days ago in Los Angeles, and there were images taken of the event. TMZ obtained the photos, which we’ve got here. As you can see, just a few days ago, Michael looked great and like he was having a great time. As we reported earlier, Michael Jackson has died at age 50 of cardiac arrest.
You can see two more photos after the break.
We’ve just learned that Michael Jackson, the iconic pop singer, has died at 50 years old.
Earlier this afternoon, Michael was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest, and paramedics were, unfortunately, unable to revive him. According to TMZ, when paramedics arrived, Michael had no pulse, and they were never able to get a pulse back.
Michael leaves behind his three children, Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, and Prince Michael “Blanket” Jackson II.
Michael Jackson was set for a residency of 50 concerts at London’s O2 Arena, set to start next month. Michael Jackson will obviously be mourned by many, the world over.
It has now been confirmed by the LA Times and CBS News that Michael Jackson has died.
TLC has been offering tantalizing teasers, but unfortunately the cable network’s biggest reality secret has already been scooped…by everybody. Kate Gosselin reportedly filed for divorce from her co-star and ten-year husband, Jon, in Bucks County, PA on Monday.
Meanwhile, a “major announcement” will be revealed on the show this evening - if it hasn’t already been found out by the press, and current public opinion believes this is the case. Jon and Kate’s rocky relationship has made a multitude of headlines over the past few weeks, fueled by rumors of infidelity on both sides. The couple spoke openly about their marital troubles at the beginning of the season.
Which, it is believed, will be the show’s last. TLC can hardly keep showing us Jon and Kate Plus 8 when Jon and Kate are no more.
Read More | People
UPDATE: TMZ now has some video of the argument that preceded the assault.
Forget Miss California. Perez Hilton’s got himself in a new feud that’s probably going to last a lot longer than 5 minutes.
Since the blogger’s stream of tweets about an alleged assault by Will.i.am and his security guards, both parties have taken to the internet to share their sides of the stories. We now have a musician accusing the “Queen of All Media” of being an attention-starved liar and an internet celebrity calling the Black Eyed Peas’ performer of being a “f**king coward.”
UPDATE: Click here to read what both Perez and Will.i.am have since said about the matter.
UPDATE: After thanking fans for their concern, Hilton claimed he would not be talking about the matter any further. “It is in the hands of the authorities,” he wrote.
UPDATE: Perez says the Toronto police are with him now and has asked his followers to “please stop calling them.”
Perez Hilton may be used to reporting on celebrity fights, but it appears he may have been the victim of one tonight.
Although the details are still sketchy at this point, the blogger has been sending out messages late this evening through his Twitter account. According to his most recent tweets, he was injured by security guards and Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas:
-I’m in shock. I need the police ASAP. Please come to the SoHo Metropolitan Hotel now. Please.
-I was assaulted by Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas and his security guards. I am bleeding. Please, I need to file a police report. No joke.
-Still waiting for the police. The bleeding has stopped. I need to document this. Please, can the police come to the SoHo Met Hotel.
-I spoke to my lawyer. I really need to talk to the authorities. Please come to the SoHo Met Hotel. Have called the police. Need them here.
Stay tuned for further developments….
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