LaToya Jackson Believes Michael Was Murdered

  • LaToya Jackson believes that her brother, Michael, was murdered by his "shadowy entourage," who took advantage of him and got him addicted to several prescription drugs. "It will all come out," she says, "You will be shocked." [USWeekly]
  • "Not just one person was involved," Jackson says, "rather it was a conspiracy of people. He was surrounded by a bad circle. Michael was a very meek, quiet, loving person. People took advantage of that. People fought to be close to him, people who weren't always on his side." [USWeekly]
  • Debbie Rowe will attend a custody hearing regarding Michael Jackson's children on July 20. [People]
  • "Their grandmother Katherine and I should raise them. Yes there's no one else who can do what we can do for them. We should keep them all together and make them happy. Feed them like they are supposed to be fed."- Joe Jackson [Time]
  • A source says Michael Jackson made it quite clear that he did not want his father to have access to his children. "With Michael dying, I know the last thing he wanted was for Joe to play any part in the raising of his children. He told me, ‘I don't want Joseph near my kids. I don't want him doing to them what he did to me.' He said, ‘My kids are the most important thing in my life. Everything I do, I do for them.'"[ShowbizSpy]
  • Meanwhile, the Daily Mail is reporting that Debbie Rowe and Katherine Jackson are working together to keep the children away from Joe. [DailyMail]
  • Jeremy Piven was seen "looking Hayden Panettiere up and down in between sips of vodka and soda," at the Entourage premiere last Thursday. [PageSix]
  • As we mentioned yesterday, Jon Gosselin was seen holding hands with his 22-year-old girlfriend, Hailey Glassman, in St. Tropez. [USWeekly]
  • Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, who met on the set of Step Up were married yesterday. [USWeekly]
  • Leonard Cohen is asking fellow musicians to stop covering his song, "Hallelujah," because he's afraid that people will tire of it. "I was reading a review of a movie called Watchmen that uses it, and the reviewer said, 'Can we please have a moratorium on Hallelujah in movies and television shows?' and I kind of feel the same way. I think it's a good song, but too many people sing it." [DailyExpress]
  • Want to date Megan Fox? Better get a tattoo: ""I have 8 tattoos," Fox says, "My boyfriends are all required to have one."[ShowbizSpy]
  • "I'd had a boyfriend in college and I was talking about going to New York some day and he said, 'Why are you talking about New York? You're not going to New York. We're going to be married and start having kids.' When he said that, I panicked. I just thought, is this what it's going to be like? I couldn't imagine being in a marriage where someone wouldn't want to change me and where someone would appreciate who I was, because that's not an easy combination to pull off. I didn't want any of that for myself, so I really didn't want to get married at all."- Sandra Bullock [DailyMail]
  • Jennifer Aniston was reportedly upset that Bradley Cooper denied that the two were dating: "Jennifer was devastated when Bradley told reporters in Paris that she was ‘just a friend' and denied they had any romantic involvement," says a source, "It makes her look desperate - which is the one thing she dreads coming across more than anything else." [ShowbizSpy]
  • 75-year-old Partridge Family star Shirley Jones did some test shots for Playboy, showing her "cleavage and legs in an 18th-century French-boudoir setting," but Hugh Hefner turned them down because "he expected much more nudity."[PageSix]
  • Bruno topped the Friday box office with 14.2 million dollars in ticket sales. [EW]
  • GLAAD has released a statement claiming that Bruno does more harm than good when it comes to the gay community. According to GLAAD president Jarred Barrios, "'the movie was a well-intentioned series of sketches — some hit the mark and some hit the gay community pretty hard and reinforce some damaging, hurtful stereotypes.''[NYTimes]
  • "In our house, no one was allowed to refer to devilled eggs. We had to call them angelic eggs. We were never allowed to swear. I'd get into trouble just for saying 'hell no'. If you dropped a hammer on your toe in our house you had to say something like 'Jiminy Christmas'. The only music we were allowed to listen to was gospel. No wonder I rebelled."- Katy Perry [DailyMail]
  • Lady GaGa psyched up a crowd at a recent outdoor concert by yelling, "I know it's crowded, and you're hot and you smell. But you know what you gotta do? Put your hands up and dance, motherf****r!" [TheSun]
  • "Normally, in the middle of the year, when there's not a "Harry Potter" film being released, if I walk outside with no makeup on ... I'm fine. I take the tube, I wait for buses. I live a normal life. I'm very uncompromising about that. There are people who are advising me, "It's not safe, you shouldn't be doing this."... But I really struggle with the idea that I'm having my freedom taken away. I just can't handle that. I'd much rather deal with a couple of people coming up to me and stopping me than just not going out anymore. I'd go insane - you just end up with a barrier between you and the real world. You're not experiencing things firsthand. ...You're bubble-wrapped."- Emma Watson [ONTD]