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As R Kelly undergoes trial for sexual exploitation, analysing how his music has been affected by what critics call 'social death'
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As R Kelly undergoes trial for sexual exploitation, analysing how his music has been affected by what critics call 'social death'

The broadcast of Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly led to the R&B singer's "social death," in which corporations and everyday members of society — exercise instructors, Uber drivers, backyard barbecue DJs — make a collective decision to stop embracing an artist.

Janet Jackson's ensembles from music video of 'Scream' sell for $125,000 in auction
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Janet Jackson's ensembles from music video of 'Scream' sell for $125,000 in auction

The auction called “Iconic Treasures From the Legendary Career and Life of Janet Jackson” will be held until Sunday, the singer’s 55th birthday.

Michael Jackson's image and likeness estimated at $4 mn, says US court ruling
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Michael Jackson's image and likeness estimated at $4 mn, says US court ruling

This court ruling will reduce the estate tax bill incurred by Michael Jackson’s beneficiaries, including his mother and children.

LA judge dismisses lawsuit of man alleging Michael Jackson had sexually abused him as a boy
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LA judge dismisses lawsuit of man alleging Michael Jackson had sexually abused him as a boy

The dismissal came after the judge rejected a similar lawsuit in October by another accuser. Both men made their allegations in the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland

24 years on, Maharashtra upholds tax waiver of Rs 3.36 crore to Michael Jackson’s 1996 Mumbai concert
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24 years on, Maharashtra upholds tax waiver of Rs 3.36 crore to Michael Jackson’s 1996 Mumbai concert

In 2011, the Bombay High Court had set aside the waiver, and asked the government to reconsider its decision

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in California sold to billionaire businessman Ron Burkle
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Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in California sold to billionaire businessman Ron Burkle

Ron Burkle views Michael Jackson's Neverland, a 2,700-acre property near Santa Barbara, as a land banking opportunity, his spokesman said on Thursday

Michael Jackson estate wins appeal in lawsuit over HBO's Leaving Neverland
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Michael Jackson estate wins appeal in lawsuit over HBO's Leaving Neverland

A federal appeals court has ruled a lawsuit filed by the Michael Jackson estate over Leaving Neverland about two of the singer's sex abuse accusers can go forward in private arbitration, which means the proceedings will be largely shielded from public view.

Leaving Neverland accuser's lawsuit against Michael Jackson's corporations dismissed in LA court
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Leaving Neverland accuser's lawsuit against Michael Jackson's corporations dismissed in LA court

The LA court judge says the accuser's lawsuit had not demonstrated that he had a relationship with the corporations that would have required them to protect him from Michael Jackson.

#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives
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#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives

The #MeToo and Time's Up movements sparked a paradigm shift, bringing some hope to the stories of survivors. In this two-part series, we look at documentary and fiction films which foregrounded the narratives of survivors while raising questions about the pervasive complicity machines that protected the Weinsteins of the world.

Quincy Jones’ $9.4 mn win in royalties, fees from Michael Jackson 2017 lawsuit overturned by California court
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Quincy Jones’ $9.4 mn win in royalties, fees from Michael Jackson 2017 lawsuit overturned by California court

The appeals court found that the 2017 jury incorrectly granted Quincy Jones money for remixes of Michael Jackson’s master recordings

Michael Jackson's Leaving Neverland accusers allowed to pursue sexual abuse claims against singer's companies
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Michael Jackson's Leaving Neverland accusers allowed to pursue sexual abuse claims against singer's companies

A California appeals court ruled that Michael Jackson's accusers who appeared in Leaving Neverland could pursue their claims because of a change in California law.

Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King reportedly secures rights to make Michael Jackson biopic
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Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King reportedly secures rights to make Michael Jackson biopic

The sexual abuse allegations that Michael Jackson spent several years fighting during the latter part of his life were the subject of a recent HBO documentary

The enduring economic value of celebrities: Stardom and gender disparity follow stars, even in death
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The enduring economic value of celebrities: Stardom and gender disparity follow stars, even in death

But even if they make the rich list, the posthumous career earnings of Monroe, Taylor, Page, Rivera and Houston illustrate how women and black and minority ethnic people continue to be underrepresented among those who achieve high incomes after death.

Judge tentatively rules in favour of Michael Jackson Estate in HBO Leaving Neverland dispute
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Judge tentatively rules in favour of Michael Jackson Estate in HBO Leaving Neverland dispute

The lawsuit alleges that by co-producing and airing Leaving Neverland, HBO is breaching an old contract for showing Michael Jackson in a concert in Bucharest

Dave Chappelle's Sticks & Stones review: Controversial, insightful stand-up special offends and questions ‘cancel culture’
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Dave Chappelle's Sticks & Stones review: Controversial, insightful stand-up special offends and questions ‘cancel culture’

David Chappelle's set raises the question of who sets the moral standards for comedy? Everyone will have their own personal line they would not want humour to cross.

Vaibhavi Merchant on choreographing Prabhas for Saaho, and reuniting with Salman Khan for Dabangg 3
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Vaibhavi Merchant on choreographing Prabhas for Saaho, and reuniting with Salman Khan for Dabangg 3

National Award-winning choreographer talks about why she signed a multilingual film like Saaho amidst all her recent movies by Yash Raj Films and Salman Khan.

Mira Jacob's Good Talk is a timely, cogent and personal look at navigating race and identity in present-day America
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Mira Jacob's Good Talk is a timely, cogent and personal look at navigating race and identity in present-day America

Mira Jacob was prompted to write Good Talk by a series of questions posed by her son, about Michael Jackson, race and Trump. The graphic memoir employs a striking visual style – paper dolls superimposed on photographs, and uses humour and anecdotes to show what it means to be brown/mixed race in today's America

Fleabag, Chernobyl, Better Call Saul, Russian Doll among top winners at TV Critics Association Awards 2019
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Fleabag, Chernobyl, Better Call Saul, Russian Doll among top winners at TV Critics Association Awards 2019

Fleabag creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge won the Individual Achievement in Comedy accolade at the Television Critics Association Awards 2019.

Sheryl Crow says there was a 'huge network of people' that allowed Michael Jackson's alleged abuse
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Sheryl Crow says there was a 'huge network of people' that allowed Michael Jackson's alleged abuse

Sheryl Crow, who was a backing singer for Michael Jackson during the Bad tour, believes there was "a huge network of people" that let him continue with his alleged sexual abuse of young boys.