Comments on: Michael Jackson’s troubled financial legacy http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Dawood http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-21314 Thu, 20 Aug 2009 16:12:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-21314 P Diddy had very precisely described the genius of Michael Jackson: “He showed that you can actually see the beat. He made the music come to life. He made me believe in magic.”Check other notable tributes paid to Michael Jackson by peers:http://www.tributespaid.com/catego ry/m/michael-jackson

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By: P Rosa http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17827 Fri, 03 Jul 2009 02:33:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17827 Perhaps Michael Jackson had a sense that his whole life he was a work horse and a money cow. Cow’s attract fies and other pests.The cow just died and the flies have to turn into maggots real fast before the feast is dust. They will be certain to feed on each other as they nibble at his remains.Will the “good” Michale or the “Bad” Michael determine the future of the flies? Which side of his nature would want the maggots fed?

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By: Dan likes Swan Lake http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17729 Wed, 01 Jul 2009 19:01:45 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17729 (Purposefully changing the subject): I rather listen to Tchaikovsky. He was judged on his talent while living and if he hadn’t been a troubled soul, he would have been financially successful.Question: Why can’t they make tv programmes about the life of classical composers? Each seems like a good soap opera. Far more interesting than MJ. You have everything juicy: hidden and troubled homossexuals, torrid love affairs, cortesans, royalty, a great music score, duels, fierce competition, wars, politics, exile and great wardrobe.

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By: Anubis http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17614 Mon, 29 Jun 2009 21:29:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17614 When Jimi Hendrix passed he left an estate in similar financial turmoil. I am not presently aware but as of about thirty years after his death his estate was worth reportedly in excess of a hundred million dollars.I guess it is all meaningless. Artists are to be judged for their talent and not their financial bottom line. Or are we as a society unable to see anything at all through some other filter than economic? After all Tchaikovsky died a pauper.

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By: Anubis http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17533 Sun, 28 Jun 2009 14:33:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17533 Who does have a healthy financial legacy now. Or have we forgotten, we are living through another economic depression.

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By: dejavous http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17411 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 23:22:45 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17411 I am sure in the end ;no matter how much money he may have owed all his debts can be easily repaid AND a sizeable amount left over as well for the financial security of his children.Getting to that point however involves a lot of paperwork and time.I hope the people who are looking after his estate do a good job and make sure that his children get the best deal and let them(the will executers) not be purely motivated by personal greed and comissions as is the matter at hand in most such cases.In short do not cheat Michael and give him what is rightfully his.

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By: chickc http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17410 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 22:05:33 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17410 Michael Jackson’s assets will still be earning a revenue long after he’s gone, so I see no reason that his current responsibilities won’t be worked out in some way, shape or form. Plus his kids will be well taken care of financially and otherwise. Like many of you, I have a hard time separating the good Michael from the bad, but the music always seems to win out over everything. He is as American as apple pie and will always be a terrific part of our history.

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By: Michelle Ribbit http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17406 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 20:33:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17406 So many years he entertained the public and wanted his privacy too! The memories are great and I’m glad to be a part of that era. Now he’s at peace with himself and resting nearby Angels. Let everyman die peaceful with grace and dignity no matter what the cause. Fond memories of his music will remain just like the Beatles. We should pray for Michael and his family’s well-being.

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By: lotb http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17400 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 19:11:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17400 As nice a gesture that may be to McCartney, he will likely never fully regain control of the Lennon/McCartney catalogue.

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By: Al http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/26/jacksons-troubled-financial-legacy/#comment-17378 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:14:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=4198#comment-17378 Jackson created value. You’re a second-hander.

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