BYE! Michael Jackson dead at 50.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Sparky, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. ShabazKillaX

    ShabazKillaX I'm an F18 bro

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    In accordance to his will, little boys' pants shall be flown at half-mast
  2. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    Welp, seeing as how nothing was ever proven, I'd have to say you're pretty much wrong.

    Was the guy creepy? Sure.

    Child molester? Never proven, despite many, many years of trying.
  3. Tacdriver

    Tacdriver Junior Member

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    OJ was found not guilty in criminal court as well. I guess that makes him innocent too. Jackson did pay hundreds of thousands if not more to his victims families.......that's just the ones we're aware of.
  4. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    Logical fallacies ahoy!
  5. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    *puts on Thriller*

    At his height, MJ was the biggest pop star in the world, and while he was clearly a nut later in life, I really do think he should and will be remembered as one of the best pop musicians ever.
  6. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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  7. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    In one case alone he paid 10 million bucks to the family of some kid. Which frankly was chump change for him. The damage of just an allegation could (and did) cost him a lot more.

    Did he behave inappropriately, open himself up to this sort of thing? Absolutely. But did he molest or rape a child? I dunno. It is possible that some greedy family took advantage of him, and others jumped on the band wagon to cash in.
  8. Caucasian Hammer

    Caucasian Hammer Jesus, Man.

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    Michael Jackson really touched me in my childhood. He had such a strong heart.
  9. Caucasian Hammer

    Caucasian Hammer Jesus, Man.

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  10. -=Lurker=-

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    QFT.
  11. Dustin

    Dustin Junior Member

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    You can? Clearly you care then!
  12. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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  13. Dustin

    Dustin Junior Member

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    Amazing music. Anything else is irrelevant.
  14. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    I try like hell to separate the art from the artist. People like Elton John and MJ certainly make that difficult. But based just on his art Michael was truly amazing.
  15. Dustin

    Dustin Junior Member

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    What's your problem with Elton John?! He's amazing!
  16. Sparky

    Sparky ¿sdooɥʍ

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  17. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    i hate to be the one to quote this, but i totally agree.
    IF this was "pre-child molesting". I would rather have seen him pass as a pure legend than someone with a bad rep.
  18. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    I'm a HUGE fan. I've got 30+ CDs, seen him in concert many times, etc. But he's a little bitch, a total dick. He just acts so badly...
  19. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    "Lady in my life", one of his best songs ever IMO. I put it on right after I found out :(
  20. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    I was a huge michael jackson fan as a kid. I heard about this while watching the previews before Transformers 2. Made the movie someone dull..

    <3 MJ
  21. -=Lurker=-

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    I had a red MJ jacket with all the studs and zippers as a kid. :)

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    "Beat It" and "Billie Jean" still give me the chills.
  22. Mince

    Mince Never Dice, Always Mince!

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    Whether you liked him or not, he was and will always be a Legend. His troubled youth (father) and clear health conditions is not an excuse about what occured later in his life, but an explanation. For me, he will be rememeberd as a man who brought millions of people memoriable and outstanding music.

    My thoughts are with his family...

    RIP MJ :(
  23. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Geeze, the guy was a year and a half younger than me.
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    So is he still going to be cryogenically frozen for a later date?
  25. Caucasian Hammer

    Caucasian Hammer Jesus, Man.

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    Well what do Scientologists normally do when they die?