New Michael Jackson Compilation CD

A new Michael Jackson compilation CD has been recently released, called "Greatest Hits".

This new release is available in a 2CD slipcase.


New Official Michael Jackson Product!

"MJ Japan" released a new Michael Jackson merchandise this June. According to the company's press release the official Jackson-stamp collection will be available only in Japan for 5.250 yen (~50 USD) in a limited 10.000 number. Each box has a special cover and 10 different stamps about the King Of Pop.

The product's official website can be found here: http://www.cue-blayn.co.jp

"MJ Japan" is an authorized merchandising and licensing agent for Jackson in Japan.


Interview with Roger Friedman

A personal note: I've decided to do an interview with Roger Friedman, the man hated so much by the fans. I wanted to know what is in his mind for real. I wanted to create a nice thing. But this turned out for something that I can't handle in a positive way... I don't want to generate more hate on any of the sides, this must end now! Peace, Leslie!

(this is a shortened version of the full interview)

MJ.hu: When and how did You start out as a journalist?
Friedman: I started a school newspaper when I was 12 years old, in the 6th grade, and never looked back. By the way, it was composed on a Royal Manual Typewriter.

MJ.hu: Why FOX? And what does the 'Fox411' column mean for You?
Friedman: The Fox News Channel hired me from New York magazine nine years ago. I named the column Fox411 so it would include the network's name and convey information. In America, you dial the numbers 411 for information on the phone.

MJ.hu: Can You remember the first time when You heard about Michael Jackson?
Friedman: I've known about Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 since their debut in 1969.

MJ.hu: Have You ever met with him personally?
Friedman: I met Michael in November 2000 when he was then enthralled with Shmuley Boteach. It was at a dinner party. He wore sunglasses at night, spoke in a hushed whisper, and told me cried often.

MJ.hu: Why did You start to write about Mr. Jackson? What was Your very first article about him?
Friedman: I've been writing about Michael for at least 20 years.

MJ.hu: Am I right if I say that Mr. Jackson has a special position in Your column?
Friedman: Michael is like a lot of celebrities who populate my column.

MJ.hu: What do You think about his music? Do You have any of his CD's in Your home?
Friedman: Michael's music prior to HIStory was pretty damn good. Like everyone, I was a fan of Thriller and Off the Wall. I liked a song he did with Paul McCartney called "The Man" that was on one of Paul's albums.

MJ.hu: Did You know that the fans used Your column as a "bible" for years? Even if You had bad news about Mr. Jackson...
Friedman: That's flattering. I try to report about Michael accurately.

MJ.hu: Now You are banned from most of the fan boards, because many fans feels like You went too far. What do You think about it?
Friedman: As long as they spell my name right, it's okay.

MJ.hu: What are Your feeling towards Mr. Jackson as a person? What did You think about the trial and his innocence?
Friedman: I feel sorry for Michael Jackson. He's in a trap of his own making. For a while he could blame his parents, but his life is own responsibility. He's almost 50.

MJ.hu: Weeks ago Mr. Jackson's spokesperson threated You with a legal action. Any updates or comments on this matter?
Friedman: No. Nothing happened.

MJ.hu: Is it true that a Jackson impersonator appeared on Your birthday party this year? How did this happen?
Friedman: Yes,that's true! Friends of mine thought it would be funny. It was certainly a surprise. The man was very good.

MJ.hu: What would be Your reaction if the fans would invite You to a Jackson party?
Friedman: I'd be honored to be invited.

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New Sony BMG "Bad" Release

Sony BMG will release the "Bad: Carbon Neutral Edition" CD on August 6, 2007 as part of it's "Carbon Neutral Edition" series.

It is not known if the are any differences to the original CD.

Unofficial 'Bad' Concert DVD!

An unofficial 'Bad' concert DVD reached out to the markets. The release is also available on Amazon.

Total running: 94 minutes
Format: DVD-5 Video Dolby Digital 2.0 NTSC 4:3 Regioncode ALL
Recorded live at Korakuen Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, September 26, 1987

Tracks: Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' - Things I do For You - Off The Wall - Human Nature - Heartbreak Hotel - She's Out Of My Life - I Want You Back - The Love You Save - I'll Be There - Rock With You - Lovely One - Working Day And Night - Beat It - Billie Jean - Shake Your Body - Thriller - I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Bad


MJ Will Be Deposed in Washington!

MichaelJackson.hu has been informed about that MJ will be deposed in Washington in the next several days!

MJ's lawyers agreed to take a deposition in the Dieter Wiesner case. According to the court documents, MJ will take the questions first, and Wiesner will follow him immediaetly.

A mandatory settlement conference will be held in the case next monday.

We have been informed about that Mr. Wiesner travelled to Las Vegas days ago in order to meet with MJ. Mr Wiesner will leave US at the end of this week.


Settlement In New MJJ Productions Case?

MichaelJackson.hu obtained some court documents from an ongoing legal battle between "Travelers Indemnity Company" and "MJJ Productions".

TIC sued MJJP on June 5, 2006, saying that MJJP breached some contracts.

The trial date has been set for December 4, 2007. However the attached court documents shows that the parties agreed to settle the case out of court.

Updates About The New CD

We have been informed by the producers of the new CD that 'the 5 new titles are tracks written and recorded by the production team inspired by MJ's work'.

As well MichaelJackson.hu received a HD picture about the CD's front cover.


Rare Footage: MJ and Lisa-Marie Presley on Neverland

Rare video footages about MJ and Lisa-Marie Presley on Neverland in 1995.



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Other Court News

In the Ayscough vs. Jackson case the judgement has been released yesterday, however the details are not known.

In the Jackson vs. Bernstein case the parties completed the arbitration, but both of them requested for a jury trial. The trial will start on July 22nd, and is expected to take 10-15 days.

MJJ Music Sued Lillian Goldman!

"MJJ Music Inc." sued Lillian Goldman this February in New York. The case has been dismissed 2 months later. For more details see the court documents above!


Listen to the 4 Never Before Heard Songs

Few days ago we reported about a new MJ compilation CD, called "The MICHAEL JACKSON Cool Down Experience".

This new release has 4 never before heard songs:
The Mystery of Dreams
Last Chance
Brothers of the South
Neverland's Fable

Here You can listen to the songs: CLICK HERE


New MJ Mask in Germany

This full-head mask has been released in Germany on June 24th, 2007.

Funny MJ CD Cover

This compilation CD has been released in Japan on April 25, 2007. The release has a quiet funny cover.

1 PURPLE-BEAT - Thriller
2 HOUSEMASTER - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough
3 QUICO M. - Billie Jean
4 KOKA - Black Or White

6 BIG MAMA Feat. PIP - Shake Your Body
7 KOKA - You Are Not Alone
8 KOKA - They Don't Care About Us

9 KOKA - Bad
10 BIG MAMA - Blame It On The Boogie
11 PURPLE-BEAT - You Rock My World
12 UNLIMITED BEAT - Michael Jackson Medley


"Sunset Driver" on a Compilation CD

Surprisingly "Sunset Driver" has been recently released on a ompilation CD in France


MJ and 'Dreamworls'

Taj Jackson posted a story about the MJ - 'Dreamworks' connection on his personal blog.

However Tay later had to remove this post.

"I was contacted today and was politely asked to remove some "certain things" from my blog."- reveals Taj.

New TV Report from Virginia!

Residents and local reporter weights on MJ's move to Virginia. Teddy Riley has his own studio in the city!

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New FOX Report: MJ in Maryland!

Brand new FOX report about MJ's Maryland visit!

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MSNBC 's Filing in the Jackson vs Universal case

The media wants to get a piece of MJ.

New MJ CD from Columbia Records

Columbia Records will release the "Michael Jackson Cool Down Experience" CD on August 22nd, 2007 as part of the Cool Down Experience series. This release offers late-night, laid back versions of MJ's classic hits.

Updates in the Wiesner Case

The parties held a phone conference on June 29th, 2007 in order to find out if they can settle the case. Unfortunately the parties could not agree in some terms, the case will go on trial this September.


New MJ DVD in France

This DVD has been released on April 7th, 2007 in France. This is the French version of the infamous "The Real Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror" movie.

Recent MJ CD Releases

They included "You Are Not Alone" on this compilation CD.

April 25, 2007: The Greatest 80's

April 25, 2007: Best Of Disco Nights

January 31, 2007: Motown 1.



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