Wednesday, May 22, 2024

TMZ: We Did the Katherine Jackson Contract Story…In June!


Dear TMZ:

You’re so good at following celebrities around with little cameras. Go back to what you do best.

But when it comes to the Jackson family and Howard Mann: no no no. It was only last week that you got snookered into thinking a Michael Jackson track you posted was “new.” It was 32 years old!

Now you’re telling the story of Katherine Jackson’s “Secret contract.” Unfortunately, that story has already been written–by us, last June. Here’s the link:

Here’s another scoop for you, TMZ. There’s going to be a really big Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center this year. Get right on it!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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