Here's the Unbelievably Sad Tape of Michael Jackson's Drug-Addled Speech

Max Read · 09/27/11 08:31PM

The manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray began today with Los Angeles District Attorneys laying out their argument that Murray—Michael Jackson's personal physician—is responsible for the pop singer's death. Among the exhibits (along with a photo of Jackson's body) was this recording, taken from Murray's iPhone, of a clearly messed-up Jackson talking about concert plans. The addled tragedy of Jackson's life is well-known at this point, but nothing's really hammered it home quite like this tape.

Michael Jackson Death Photo Debuts

Maureen O'Connor · 09/27/11 01:40PM

A terrible bottom-feeding tabloid called the Los Angeles District Attorney published a picture of Michael Jackson dead on a gurney today, in a gossip rag called The Prosecution's Opening Statements Against Dr. Conrad Murray. You can see it here.

Will Jacko Doc's Trial Be the New Casey Anthony Trial?

Maureen O'Connor · 09/27/11 01:04PM

HLN hopes Dr. Conrad Murray's trial for the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson will be as good a ratings boon as Casey Anthony's trial for the manslaughter of her daughter, even though Nancy Grace will barely be around this time, because she's busy doing this.

Tareq Salahi's Advice to Married Men: 'Stay Away from Journey'

Maureen O'Connor · 09/27/11 10:23AM

Tareq blames everything on Journey, then nuzzles a whoremonger and poses sexily in bed. Naomi Campbell blames her bad personality on abandonment issues. Kate Middleton spends four hours doing her hair. A male TV actor comes out of the closet. Tuesday gossip stopped believin' years ago.

Michael Jackson's Family Wanted to Smuggle Him to Bahrain

Max Read · 09/11/11 12:31PM

The Jacksons had an elaborate escape plan for if Michael had been convicted of child molestation. Amy Smart and Carter Oosterhouse get married. And Charlie Sheen gets roasted. Sunday gossip is getting a tattoo with its BFFs.

Michael Jackson Worth More Dead Than Alive

Brian Moylan · 08/24/11 06:13PM

When Michael Jackson died, he was worth a paltry $50 million. Pfft, that's nothing. Pocket change. Now that he's gone and not accumulating debt to fuel his extravagant lifestyle, the value of his estate has skyrocketed.

Rich Man Blows Lots of Money on 'Thriller' Jacket

Jeff Neumann · 06/27/11 03:44AM

One of two jackets that Michael Jackson wore in his 'Thriller' video was sold at auction yesterday to a rich Texan named Milton Verret for $1.8 million(!). According to his blog, "Milton Verret is an avid car collector and a fan of hot rods, Corvettes, and other popular sports cars." And aside from the times when Verret wants to reenact 'Thriller' in his home, the jacket will go on tour:

The Best A Capella Rendition of "Thriller" You'll Hear Today

Marie Bardi · 02/08/11 12:35PM

A capella group Duwende certainly does justice to a very difficult and iconic song with their version of "Thriller," recorded in real time without lip syncing. What wins your vote for favorite "Thriller" cover this week - this or Glee's?

Glee: Super Bowl Fumble

Brian Moylan · 02/07/11 01:52PM

Last night Fox tried to indoctrinate the half-drunk, post-Super Bowl audience with a random grab bag of jazz hands and pop confections called Glee. We hope they tuned in to have some of their questions about this phenomenon answered, but there is one question that Glee can't seem to answer these days: Why?

Leonardo DiCaprio Rings In New Year with Motley Celebrity Crew

Adrian Chen · 01/01/11 11:11AM

How did you celebrate New Year's Eve? Probably not with a supermodel in Mexico. Jenny McCarthy has a new boyfriend. Justin Bieber tries to win Selena Gomez's heart with diamonds. New Year's Day Gossip Roundup is surprisingly not hungover!