Michael provides a sneak peek of “Thriller 25th” to radio hosts Big Boy and Fuzzy at The Palms, a recording studio in Las Vegas, during early January, while being accompanied by Blanket, Will I Am, and Peter Lopez.
Michael practices with Lavelle Smith for the upcoming Grammy Awards. However, shortly after, the performance is called off.
Michael is involved in a Pepsi advertisement showcasing the Thriller dance for the upcoming Superbowl halftime commercials.
On January 7th, Michael brings Prince, Paris, and Blanket to Madame Tussaud’s, a museum located in Las Vegas.
On January 12th, Michael and the children go to the Tournament of Kings at Excalibur in Las Vegas.
Michael’s protection assumes control of the Nation Of Islam. Brother Michael arrives in Las Vegas and assumes the role of Michael’s fresh personal aide in mid January.
Michael and the children depart from the Palms and relocate to a leased residence on Palomino Lane, Las Vegas.
On January 26th, during the NRJ Awards ceremony, a pre-recorded video message was aired on French TV network TF1, in which Michael accepts an award celebrating the 25th anniversary of Thriller.
On February 11, the special edition of Thriller’s 25th Anniversary is launched in Europe.
On February 12th, the US released the special edition of Thriller, commemorating its 25th anniversary.
On February 13th, Michael throws a celebration for Prince’s 11th birthday at their residence in Las Vegas.
On February 20th, Bryce Connor Jackson, the firstborn of Taryll & Breana Cabral, came into the world.
Michael hosts a lavish party for Blanket’s sixth birthday at their Vegas home on February 21, joined by Grace, Aileen, and Brother Michael.
March 20: Arrival of Delore “Dee Dee” Dior Jackson, child of TJ & Frances.
March 26 : Michael, Prince, Paris and Blanket are having lunch at Planet Hollywood inside the Miracle Mile Shops in Las Vegas.
On April 3rd, Michael throws a celebration for Paris’ 10th birthday at their residence in Las Vegas.
On April 23rd, Jermaine introduces Michael to Dr. Tohme Tohme.
In order to prevent Neverland from being foreclosed, Barrack and his company Colony Capital wire $23 million to Neverland, resulting in Neverland obtaining a 50 percent ownership. Dr. Tohme contacts Tom Barrack in early May.
May 16 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to see “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian” at Brenden Theaters (Palms/Las Vegas).
On May 23rd, Michael attends Christian Audigier’s 50th birthday party at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Hancock Park, Los Angeles, where he meets French singer Johnny Hallyday.
They started working on new versions of the song “A Place With No Name” at their home studio in Las Vegas, specifically at Palomino Lane 2710, in June, with producer Neff-U and Michael.
Michael is extremely distressed when “Hold My Hands” gets leaked on the internet.
On June 3, Michael dines with Thomas Barrack Jr, the chairman and CEO of Colony Capital LLC, at the Verona Sky Villa in the Las Vegas Hilton.
On June 6th, Michael brings Prince, Paris, and Blanket to watch “Kung Fu Panda” at Brenden Theatres (Palms).
Late in June, Julien’s Auction House hired Dr. Tohme R. Tohme as the new president and manager of MJJ Productions, as a result of the financial reorganization of Michael’s personal belongings that were removed from Neverland Valley Ranch.
Michael is spotted in Las Vegas, leaving a bookstore while being pushed in a wheelchair by an assistant, with a blanket and a guard security walking alongside, and Prince Paris: 7 July.
On July 29, Michael attends a performance of Mystère by Cirque du Soleil at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, accompanied by Prince, Paris, and Blanket.
On August 07, Dr Tohme, Michael’s manager, entered into an agreement with Julien’s Auction House on behalf of Michael, with the purpose of taking away all of his personal possessions from Neverland. At the same time, they organized an auction for specific items that Michael no longer wished to keep.
On August 16th, Michael visits the 40-40 Club (Palazzo) in Las Vegas for the third time within a month.
On August 26, Michael accompanies Prince, Paris, and Blanket to watch a Cirque du Soleil show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
On August 27th, Michael visits Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
On August 28th, Michael conducts a phone interview with Good Morning America from his residence in Las Vegas.
Michael commemorates his fiftieth birthday alongside Prince, Paris, and Blanket at their Las Vegas residence on August 29th. Colony Capital approaches AEG Live to explore the potential of organizing a fresh tour for Michael.
After 3 years, Aileen Medalla bids farewell to Michael and the kids as she leaves to go back home to Las Vegas, Philippines.
Jermaine and Michael did not attend the presentation. Rebbie and LaToya, sisters of the Jackson brothers, along with their mother Katherine and father Joseph, posed on stage with photos for the acceptance of the Icon Award, following the lifetime achievement award from BMI. Randy, Marlon, Jackie, and Tito presented the award to Janet on September 4th in Beverly Hills.
On September 10th, Michael and the children dine at Benihana located in the Las Vegas Hilton.
On September 23, Michael confides in his friend and spiritual advisor June Gatlin during a phone conversation about his fears regarding Dr. Tohme, his new manager.
Michael has a meeting at the Hotel Air Bel in Los Angeles to discuss AEG with Randy Phillips and Dr. Tohme. They will check in at the Hotel Air Bel and leave their kids at home before heading to Las Vegas on October 20th.
On October 29th, Michael brings Prince, Paris, and Blanket to a Halloween celebration in L.A.
Michael pays a visit to Elizabeth Taylor at her residence in Bel Air.
On October 30, Michael brings Prince, Paris & Blanket to Borders Library in Westwood.
I am currently in the studio, developing new and exciting projects, and I am looking forward to sharing them with my fans at the concert soon. At this time, I have no plans to tour or record, but we have certainly shared many great experiences and I have the full support and love of my brothers and sisters. In response to recent rumors regarding Michael’s participation in a reunion with the Jackson 5, Dr. Tohme, Michael’s spokesperson, has issued the following statement.
October 31 : Michael meets with Dr Tohme and Randy Phillips at the Bel Air Hotel to talk about the AEG deal.
Michael, the singer from the Dixie Chicks, took the kids to Natalie’s house in Maine for a Halloween party where they were invited by Veronique Peck.
Michael Prince, Michael’s longstanding musical engineer, collaborates with him in his suite at the Bel Air Hotel to establish a recording studio in November. Michael records vocals on tracks such as “Days In Gloucestershire,” “Best Of Joy,” “I Was A Looser,” or “Hollywood Tonight.”
Michael leaves notes for his fans from the Hotel Air Bel in Los Angeles, saying that he’s working hard on music, film, and performance.
Las Vegas Hilton, which owns several properties in Las Vegas, is a real estate investment company run by billionaire Barrack Tom. It is an affiliate of Los Angeles-based Capital Colony and Jackson, a joint venture between LLC and Co. The singer filed a deed grant on the ranch called Sycamore Valley, which makes the LLC the new owner of the entity.
The trial in London between Sheik Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Michael Jackson began on Day 1, November 17. He was requested to provide evidence through a video link from the U.S. Michael’s legal representatives requested this due to an undisclosed medical condition.
November 18 (Day 2): Testimony of Sheik Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
On November 20 (Day 3), Robert Englehart, Michael’s attorney, informs the judge that the medical professionals have authorized Michael’s journey to the UK in order for him to provide testimony.
November 21 (Day 4): Testimonies from Grace Rwaramba, Guy Holmes, and Mark Stewart.
Upon learning that his legal team has reached a settlement with Lawyer Khalifa’s Al Hamad bin Abdulla Sheik, Michael cancels his trip to London on November 23rd.
On the month of November, Michael celebrates Thanksgiving with Blanket and Paris Prince at their new home in Holmby Hills, which they rented for $100,000. The estate is worth $38 million and features a garden, a swimming pool, a guest house, a screening room, 12 fireplaces, 13 baths, and seven bedrooms.
On November 28, Michel enjoys spending time with his supporters Robert and Talitha in a luxurious suite at the Bel-Air Hotel.
Discussions commence with the aim of reaching out to Randy Phillips from AEG Live to persuade Michael to agree to a concert agreement, with Tom Barrack and Dr. Tohme Tohme persuading December.
On December 14th, Michael was seen wearing a Zorro mask while shopping in Los Angeles.
December 20 : Michael is spotted wearing a Zorro mask while visiting his Dr Arnlold Klein, his dermatomogist’s office in Beverly Hills.
Marketing Scoop: Finalizing negotiations with a major network television and entertainment company, appearances and specials for a series and world tour are in the works for Mr. Jackson. It is important to note that the allegations made by the unauthorized “biography” writer are completely fabricated. In response to recent rumors about Michael Jackson’s alleged medical condition, we would like to clarify that the official and sole spokesperson for Michael Jackson is Tohme Tohme. We hope that legitimate media will not continue to exploit obvious attempts to promote this unauthorized biography. A statement has been issued on December 22nd regarding Michael Jackson’s alleged medical condition.
Michael celebrates Christmas Eve on December 24th and Christmas Day on December 25th at his new home in Holmby Hills, with his guests Carrie Fisher, Arnold Klein, and his children Blanket, Paris, and Prince.
In Los Angeles, the Beverly Hilton hotel will host a four-day public auction featuring more than 2,000 items, such as personal belongings, outfits, artworks from Michael’s private collection, and various fittings and furnishings from his Neverland ranch. As part of the upcoming public auction in April 2009, the majestic entrance to Neverland will be dismantled and stored in an inconspicuous warehouse located on the outskirts of Los Angeles.