As first reported at TMZ.com, Michael Jackson, the self proclaimed King of Pop, has dies at the age of 50 from cardiac arrest. One of the most talented and troubled entertainers ever has passed. Michael Jackson was a flawed individual; however, a brilliant talent. He revolutionized dance of his generation and brought music video to a level never seen. Like many others, we pray he is in a better place. Although tragically flawed with the allegations and suspicions of inappropriate relationships with children, one thing is for certain … for his generation when it came to singing, dance and showmanship … Michael Jackson was a THRILLER!!!
Michael suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this afternoon at his Holmby Hills home and paramedics were unable to revive him. We’re told when paramedics arrived Jackson had no pulse and they never got a pulse back.
A source tells us Jackson was dead when paramedics arrived. A cardiologist at UCLA tells TMZ Jackson died of cardiac arrest.
MICHAEL JACKSON … R.I.P.
According to reports, Michael Jackson was not breathing when paramedics arrived at the home he was staying at. Paramedics worked to resuscitate Jackson for more than 40 minutes to no avail.
From ET on line, what is reported as one of the last pics of Michael Jackson, see below the fold.
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