THE King of Pop died at the age of 50 in 2009 of cardiac arrest following a drugs overdose. Despite an autopsy and his doctor being jailed for four years for administering one of the prescription drugs without proper safeguards, some conspiracy theorists refuse to believe he is dead. Is Michael Jackson still alive? Conspiracy theories have emerged over the past couple of years, with the most recent being a video claiming the King of Pop's name had been misspelled on his death certificate. In the clip, Michael's passport clearly supplied his middle name as “Joe” after his dad. But on his death certificate, the full spelling of “Joseph” is used. Twitter users desperately hounded MJ’s sister Lay Toya to question her over his real name. Singer La Toya confirmed her brother’s name was Michael Joe Jackson but the post has apparently been removed. Before that a ‘clue’ that he was apparently still alive was found in a Janet Jackson song … [Read more...] about Is Michael Jackson still alive and where has he been ‘spotted’?
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JOHN McCain was buried in private ceremony on Sunday, September 2 2018 - a week after his death from brain cancer on August 25. The senator was honoured with memorial services in Arizona and Washington DC as the nation stood alongside political dignitaries to mourn the war hero. Here's what we know about the service. When was John McCain's funeral? Days of services to remember John McCain began on Wednesday, August 29. He was honoured in the state of Arizona, which he represented in the US Senate for 31 years, and in Washington DC. McCain lay in state in the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix so Arizonans could pay their respects to their senator. At the Arizona service, former Senator Jon Kyl, who has been discussed as a possible successor to McCain, spoke as did outgoing Arizona senator Jeff Flake. Members of the public were invited to pay their respects at the State Capitol from 1 pm through 8pm on Wednesday. On Thursday a memorial service was held at the North Phoenix Baptist church … [Read more...] about When was John McCain’s funeral, what did his daughter Meghan say and who paid tribute to the Arizona Republican at Washington Cathedral?
Detroit Free Press staff Published 12:52 p.m. UTC Sep 1, 2018 A weeklong celebration of the life of the Queen of Soul ends today as Detroit and the world say a final goodbye to Aretha Franklin. 8:50 p.m.: Aretha Franklin's hearse has arrived at Woodlawn Cemetery. 8:48 p.m.: Terrell Brazier, a 32-year-old job coach from Detroit, watched the procession with his wife and their son. Brazier said he was amazed to watch the crowd swell before the Pink Cadillacs rolled by. He but most vividly remembers her from her performance in “Blues Brothers.” He grew up listening to her music, but that was the first time he’d seen her act. “That’s never left my mind,” he said. “It’s never left me.” 8:40 p.m.: The crowd lining the 7 Mile surged minutes after officers from the Detroit Police Department made their way down the road. Wendy Kyles, 63, a legal secretary from Detroit had her arms wrapped around her … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin funeral: Hearse carrying Aretha Franklin’s body arrives at cemetery
SOUL sensation Aretha Franklin is proving she is still a true diva even in death - by wearing a string of fashionable outfits in the run up to her star-studded burial. The funeral home in charge of the Queen of Soul's final farewell has announced the star will don different dresses daily during her very public farewell to fans. Aretha died last week at the age of 76 from pancreatic cancer in Detroit, where she began her career as a child singing gospel in the New Bethel Baptist Church choir. Now Linda Swanson of Swanson Funeral Home has revealed her family want the legend's wardrobe to be swapped every day ahead of Friday's service - which will be livestreamed around the world What she will be wearing is a "surprise," Swanson told the Detroit Free Press, but added the outfits clothing will be "just natural changes in wardrobe that a queen would make." The star's body arrived in a shining gold casket at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in her Detroit, … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin’s body to be dressed in a different outfit every day while on display in open casket before funeral on Friday
Kristen Jordan Shamus Detroit Free Press Published 10:00 p.m. UTC Aug 28, 2018 Detroit will join the world today in beginning to bid a final farewell to a Queen — Aretha Franklin. The body of the legendary singer is to lie in honor for public visitation starting at 9 a.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History. It's part of a week of mourning — and celebration — to honor Franklin, Detroit's hometown superstar, who died Aug. 16 of advanced pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. Thousands of fans, dignitaries, celebrities and politicians are expected to convene in the Motor City to pay their R.E.S.P.E.C.T.s to the icon known as the Queen of Soul, the Detroit diva who lifted her voice in praise at her father's church, at presidential inaugurations and for fans around the world. Here's what you need to know about … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin’s visitation starts today: What you need to know