MICHAEL JACKSON HAS DIED!

King of Pop Michael Jackson died Thursday at a Los Angeles hospital where he was rushed around 1 p.m. PT by paramedics.

Jackson, 50, suffered cardiac arrest. The circumstances of Jackson’s death were not immediately clear.

Capt. Steve Ruda told the Los Angeles Times earlier Thursday that paramedics responded to a call at Jackson’s home around 12:26 p.m. Ruda said Jackson was not breathing when they arrived.

Law enforcement sources and city officials told the LA Times that Jackson was declared dead by doctors Thursday afternoon after arriving in a deep coma at the hospital.

Ed Winter, the assistant chief coroner for Los Angeles County, confirmed his office had been notified of the death and would handle the investigation. LAPD officials revealed that their homicide department would be investigation Jackson’s death although they noted that there was no reason to suspect anything suspcious happened to the pop legend.

Jackson had announced months ago that he would be doing a comeback tour, but his representatives announced in May that the the star would postpone several of his London shows scheduled for this summer.

Jackson, who has sold more than 750 million albums and won 13 Grammys, hasn’t undertaken a a major tour since 1997 or released an album of new material since 2001.

The 50-year-old singer has been seen in public infrequently since he was acquitted of child molestation in California in 2005. He has struggled to pay his debts, and was forced last year to give up the deed to Neverland, his 2,500-acre ranch and miniature amusement park in California.

On May 20, Jackson’s representatives announced several postponments to his London comeback shows scheduled for this summer. The opening night at the 02 Arena had been set for July 8 but was be moved back to July 13, promoters said. In addition, other shows scheduled for July were moved to 2010.

The delays fueled speculation that Jackson was suffering from health ailments.

Also in May, his publicist and general manager filed a $44 million lawsuit against the pop star claiming he has not paid her for deals she’s made. Raymone Bain of Washington had been Jackson’s spokeswoman for more than five years, speaking on his behalf in all sorts of matters including his child molestation trial. Three years ago, Jackson expanded her role by appointing her the head of the Michael Jackson Co. Inc. and his personal general manager.

Jackson’s death brought a tragic end to a long, bizarre, sometimes farcical decline from his peak in the 1980s, when he was popular music’s premier all-around performer, a uniter of black and white music who shattered the race barrier on MTV, dominated the charts and dazzled even more on stage.

His 1982 album “Thriller” — which included the blockbuster hits “Beat It,” “Billie Jean” and “Thriller” — remains the biggest-selling album of all time, with more than 26 million copies.

He was perhaps the most exciting performer of his generation, known for his feverish, crotch-grabbing dance moves, his high-pitched voice punctuated with squeals and titters. His single sequined glove and tight, military-style jacket were trademarks second only to his ever-changing, surgically altered appearance.

As years went by, he became an increasingly freakish figure. His skin became lighter and his nose narrower. He surrounded himself with children at his Neverland ranch, often wore a germ mask while traveling and kept a pet chimpanzee named Bubbles as one of his closest companions.

In November 2008, Jackson was reportedly too sick to travel to London to testify in a suit claiming he owes an Arab sheikh $7 million. Jackon sought to give his testimony by video link from the United States.

In 2005, he was cleared of charges he molested a 13-year-old cancer survivor at Neverland in 2003. He had been accused of plying the boy with alcohol and groping him. The case took a fearsome toll on his career and image, and he fell into serious financial trouble.

Jackson has often been seen wearing a surgical mask in public. In one infamous 2002 court appearance in California, he appeared to have a bandage hanging from his hollowed-out nose.

Despite much speculation about his radically changed appearance over the years, he has denied having had any alterations to his face other than two operations on his nose to help him breathe better to hit higher notes.

Jackson, a twice-divorced father of three, said during his 50th birthday celebration last year that he aims to provide a a normal life for his children.

“I am letting them enjoy their childhood as much as possible. … I let them go to the arcade and go to the movies and do things. I think that comes naturally. I want them to get to do things I didn’t get to do,” he said.

“I get pretty emotional when I see them having a wonderful time,” he said.

As for his career, Jackson said he’s “looking forward to doing a lot of great things. … I think the best is yet to come in my true humble opinion.”

He said recording the blockbuster albums “Thriller” and “Off the Wall” were the happiest times of his life.

“That meant very much to me and seemed to be received so beautifully by the public and the world. You know, I enjoyed it very much,” he said.

Hundreds of people gathered outside the hospital as word of his death spread Thursday. The emergency entrance at the UCLA Medical Center, which is near Jackson’s rented home, was roped off with police tape.

“Ladies and gentlemen, Michael Jackson has just died,” a woman boarding a Manhattan bus called out, shortly after the news was announced. Immediately many riders reached for their cell phones.

In New York’s Times Square, a low groan went up in the crowd when a screen flashed that Jackson had died, and people began relaying the news to friends by cell phone.

“No joke. King of Pop is no more. Wow,” Michael Harris, 36, of New York City, read from a text message a friend sent to his telephone. “It’s like when Kennedy was assassinated. I will always remember being in Times Square when Michael Jackson died.”

~A VERY SAD EAGLES770~=(

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UPDATE ON 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

I HAVE CHANGED MY MIND ON THE 2012 PRESIDENTAL ELECTION! I STILL DO NOT THING OBAMA WILL RE-RUN! I JUST HAVE THIS FEELING HE WON’T! BUT FOR THE DEMICRATIC PARTY I CHOOSE HILLARY CLINTON AND I REALLY THINK JOE BIDEN WILL TRY TO RUN AGAIN!

HILLARY CLINTON

JOE BIDEN

FOR THE REPUBLICAN PARTY I STILL THINK SARAH PALIN WILL RUN AND I THINK THAT MIKE HUCKABEE WILL RUN AGAIN!

SARAH PALIN

MIKE HUCKABEE

I SEE THAT WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO THE TWO PEOPLE TRYING TO BECOME PRESIDENT IT WILL BE THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE WOMEN! I THINK HILLARY CLINTON WILL GET THE DEMOCRATIC PART AND I THINK SARAH PALIN WILL GET THE REPUBLICAN PART! I AM A DEMICRAT AND I WANT TO SAY THIS IS ALL FROM THE SOURCES I HAVE LOOKED UP! I THINK THAT HILLARY CLINTON WILL BEAT SARAH PALIN BY A LONG SHOT! SO MY PRESIDENT CHOICE FOR 2012 IS STILL HILLARY CLINTON!

~EAGLES770~

CP UPDATES

For current and up to date club penguin cheats and secrets check out New Club Penguin Cheats & Club Penguin Cheats, Secrets, & Tips

Hello Penguins!

It’s finally here – The team has been working really hard to bring you the Penguin Play Awards. They’ll go from March 20 – April 9, and we really hope you and your friends are already enjoying the beginning of this three week long red carpet event!

We wanted to give you the chance to join the fun in a lot of different ways. You can dress up, present and receive awards, do interviews, or just watch the show! There are so many possibilities, and we can’t wait to see how you get creative with the Stage! I don’t want to say too much, but I did want to let you know that with such an important event in Club Penguin, there are bound to be a few surprise guests showing up. Be sure you check back there often…

stageawards.jpgAs always, let us know what you think! And don’t forget to help make Club Penguin history and vote for your favorite plays at the poll booth in the Plaza.

Until then…Waddle on!

-Club Penguin Team

By Billybob on March 20 2009 11:09 | Comments (43)

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Hi everyone! It’s Screenhog again, with a little bit of Club Penguin history.

The Penguin Play Awards are almost here, and excitement is in the air! All eyes will be focused on the Stage, where the Awards will be presented. In fact, it’s almost hard to remember a time when there wasn’t a Stage in Club Penguin at all.

The Stage came to Club Penguin in November of 2007. Before that, the area between the Pizza Shop and the Pet Shop looked like this:

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It was a pretty empty area. Sometimes, penguins would sit around the tables and hang out with friends, and sometimes we’d decorate it for parties, but we’d always wanted to put a building there. What should it be? Should we put another shop there? Should we build a bowling alley? Should we have hundreds of penguins with jetpacks lift the Dojo from the top of its mountain and drop it there?

Then, we noticed how there were a lot of penguins that were pretending to do all sorts of things on Club Penguin that we didn’t have yet… going to school, being superheroes, even going into space! What if we built a place that would change every month so that penguins could do all of those things? And that’s why the stage was built.

As a bonus, building a very artistic stage made a very artistic puffle come out of hiding for the first time. I’m sure you know which one I mean:

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Hope you liked learning about this piece of Club Penguin history. Enjoy the Awards tomorrow!

-Club Penguin Team

By Screenhog on March 19 2009 04:18 | Comments (41)

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Hello Penguins!

The snow artists have been busy going through your drawings, and on Friday you’ll be able to discover the first five that have been made into snow sculptures! Remember, for three weeks, there will be five new ones… They’ll be in different places on the island.

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In other news: Only a couple of days to wait until the Penguin Play Awards begin. Time to start thinking about your favorite Stage performances! Let us know what you think.

Until then…Waddle on!

-Club Penguin Team

By Billybob on March 18 2009 10:30 | Comments (47)

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Hello Penguins!

As the St. Patrick’s Day Party wraps up, a lot of you are helping with construction around the Stage. This Friday, the first Penguin Play Awards will begin, and you’ll be able to dress up, walk the red carpet, and vote for your favorite stage plays in different categories! The team’s looked at the website poll results and your comments, and we’ve got a list of the Club Penguin community’s 5 favorite plays. Which plays do you think made the top 5?

Members will have access to the inside of the Stage, where there will be a few extra surprises.
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The Penguin Play Awards go from March 20 – April 9, and I don’t want to give everything away yet, but the team’s really excited because this event is mostly about giving you the chance to be creative with all the special things you’ll find in and around the Stage.

Until then…Waddle on!

-Club Penguin Team

By Billybob on March 16 2009 10:48 | Comments (58)

~Eagles770~

MY PREDICTIONS FOR 2012 (POLITICS)

OK FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMONIEE (HOWEVER YOU SPELL THAT) IN 4 YEARS!!!!!

 Sahara Palin (i think you spell it like that)

OR

 Mitt Romney

Now for the democrats it will be

 Hillary Clinton

OR

John Kerry

Ok say if the 2 i picked are campaigning against each other! this is the republican and democrat that will campaign against each other like john mccan and obama did!

REPUBLICAN

 Mitt Romney!

DEMOCRAT

Hllary Clinton!

I AM A DEMOCRAT BUT IF THAT IS WHAT IT WILL COME OUT TO BE MITT ROMNEY HAS A GOOD CHANCE BUT (THIS IS NOT BECAUSE I AM A DEMOCRAT) BUT I THINK HILLARY WOULD WIN! THIS IS NO OFFENCE TO ANYONE!!!!!!!!!!!! IT IS JUST A PREDICTION!

~EAGLES770~

Eagles is taking a break

Hi Guys, I am sorry! I have to take a break I cant do this much longer! I work at 11 different sites! I am just real stressed! i try to post as much as possible on everyones site! I may skip some here and there! But you all know i try my hardest! Things have just been happening latly! So i just wanted to tell you!

~Eagles Fly South For Winter~

Flippers War With Frozen

Hi I am Eagles the Vice President of Flippers,

our army is ready for this attack! We need to beat them! we are ready for whatever they throw at us! In other news robberies have broke out all over flippers and me and walt are looking in to a plan to stop that! Thank you and Goodbye!

Flippers Update

Hi Vice President Eagles here,

It seems that flippers has been sent a vidio from server Frozen, lets watch…OMG the video says that if flippers doesnt change then war will start! Well it does not say what they would like us to change but we will shortly know! But if me and Walt don’t want to change it then we will not! It is up to walt then and only then to announce if we declare war on frozen! Thanks and Take Care!