Michael Jackson passed away this afternoon. He was 50 years old.

Jackson was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Los Angeles after suffering cardiac arrest. Paramedics administered CPR to the music icon in the ambulance.

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Troubled, enigmatic music icon Michael Jackson is suffering from skin cancer after being diagnosed with the disease a few weeks ago, according to the Sun (UK).

The megastar attended Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles to hear the news last month, but is expected to make a full recovery for his London O2 dates in July.

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As we talked about at the end of last year, 2008 was a great year for plastic surgery. But there's plenty more where that came from - past and future!

Having said that, The Hollywood Gossip is pleased to announce its inaugural Celebrity Plastic Surgery Hall of Fame class of nine worthy inductees.

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Claims that Michael Jackson is dying and needs a lung transplant because of a rare respiratory disease are a "total fabrication," according to a statement from Jackson's official spokesperson, Dr. Tohme Tohme, Reuters reports.

Word of Jackson's supposed condition - that he was suffering from Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency - circulated after writer Ian Halperin, at work on an upcoming bio of the 50-year-old music legend, was interviewed in Britain's Sunday Express.

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Apparently presidential hopeful John McCain shares a birthday with Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson! What does THAT say about his ability to lead?!

Just kidding. We won't hold sharing August 29 as a of birth with the King of Crazy against John McCain, who turns 102 (give or take 30) today.

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The nation's housing market and mortgage woes continue to swell.

These disturbing trends have left everyone - CEOs, the Federal Reserve, George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and so many more - wondering how to avert an escalating crisis that threatens the very fabric of our economy.

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Michael Jackson Biography

Michael Jackson mug shot Michael Jackson was the King of Pop, with the best-selling album of all-time and more than a dozen massive hits. After years of physical... More »
Born
Died
Birthplace
Gary, Indiana
Full Name
Michael Joseph Jackson