[b]Man Sentenced in Jackson Taping Case[/b] THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES The former owner of a private jet company was sentenced Wednesday to six months of home detention for secretly videotaping Michael Jackson as the singer flew with his attorney to surrender in a child-molestation investigation. Jeffrey Borer also will have three years of probation and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine and serve 150 hours of community service, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel Shallman. Borer’s attorney, Stanley Stone, said outside court that the terms were “very fair.” Borer and co-defendant Arvel Jett Reeves admitted they installed two digital video recorders to record “a professional entertainer” and his lawyer as the pair traveled on a private jet from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara in November 2003, according to their plea agreements filed last year.Continue Reading
Flip-flopping Rowe Gets Hands in Jacksons Pockets; Settlement Reached – MB#318
OCT 5 2006 – Recent news about the entanglements of Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe is that a settlement over money and visitation between the two parties has been reached.
According to attorney Marta Almli, It is the settlement of all the issues who spoke to the AP for an article titled Lawyer says Michael Jackson, ex-wife settle child custody battle.
Jacksons attorney, Michael Abrams also told the AP, My client is very satisfied with the results. Hopefully (Jackson and Rowe) can both get on with their lives now and be through with this litigation.
This row was caused by Rowe, who apparently changed her mind after previously claiming she wanted to have no rights at all to children she gave birth to solely because Jackson wished to be a father. She blamed her flip-flop on the false child molestation allegation trial of 2005.Continue Reading
[b]Michael Jackson Singles Get Boxed Up[/b] October 04, 2006, 3:55 PM ET Jonathan Cohen, N.Y. Michael Jackson hasn’t released a new album since 2001, but that hasn’t stopped the flow of new King of Pop product. Next up is “Visionary — The Video Singles,” a mammoth boxed set due Nov. 14 via Epic/MJJ/Legacy. The collection rounds up 20 of Jackson’s singles on their own DualDiscs, with the video for each track on the DVD side. The box runs the gamut from early smashes like “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” and “Rock With You” through latter-era material such as “Stranger in Moscow” and “Blood on the Dance Floor.” The CD side includes the original A-side plus either the contemporary B-side or a later alternate mix. The singles were released individually over the past several months in international markets; in the United Kingdom, most of them managed debuts in the top 20.Continue Reading