Michael Jackson's estate is seeking $40 billion in a suit against AEG, who hired the negligent Dr. Conrad Murray.
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• Michael Jackson’s estate’s $40 billion dollar law suit against AEG is well underway and yesterday, jurors received an ear full of information about the late singer’s personal life. Dr. Christopher Rogers, who performed Jackson’s autopsy, took to the stand and shared details about Jackson’s life. According to him, Jackson’s lips were tattooed pink and his eyebrows were tattooed dark. In addition, the front of his scalp was tattooed black—to help blend his hairline with wigs. However, Rogers said that had it not been for the deadly drug propofol, Jackson could have lived a normal lifespan. The doctor’s observation of Jackson’s health will be key in determining damages should AEG be found liable for Jackson’s death. Jackson’s representation will make a case that the late entertainer could have earned billions had he not received poor medical care at the hands of Conrad Murray, who was hired by AEG. [CNN]
• Rihanna returned to Boston last night to make up a previously canceled show. However, fans were left angry because the pop star arrived three hour late. Some audience members left before she could make her way to the stage, while others stuck it out and gave rave reviews. [Boston.com]
• Jason Collins made history last week by becoming the first active athlete to ever come out of the closet. This week, he’s denying reports he’s shopping for a book deal. “I have no current plans to write any books,” he tweeted. “Sorry to disappoint my literary loving fans.” However, Collins’ ex-fiancée Carolyn Moos, will be writing about her experiences since Collins made headlines. [Grio][NY Post]
• John Legend and fiancée Chrissy Teigen are planning to jump the broom this year, but the couple’s keeping the details under wraps. But Legend says it’s going to be great. “It’s going to be good music, good food and a good time,” said Legend. As for their first dance, Legend says, “There’s a song on my album that actually could be pretty good for the wedding. It’s called ‘All of Me’ and it’s inspired by Chrissy. She loved the song and cried when she heard it.” [People]
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