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TMZ: Michael Jackson dead at 50

by Brad A. Greenberg

June 25, 2009 | 6:53 pm

According to TMZ, Michael Jackson has died. He was 50:

Michael suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this afternoon and paramedics were unable to revive him. We’re told when paramedics arrived Jackson had no pulse and they never got a pulse back.

Michael is survived by three children: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince “Blanket” Michael Jackson II.

This is an update to the developing story I just mentioned, and probably the last time I’ll blog about this unless I can find a religion angle.

The Twitterverse and blogosphere are buzzing, but no other major outlet is reporting Jackson’s death yet. Still, say what you will about TMZ but they often are the first to confirm big celebrity news. And there was nary a bigger celebrity during the past three decades than the King of Pop.

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