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Is anyone else wondering why the estate of Michael Jackson is not paying for the circus that is his memorial service. Why should California pay for it when our state is in so much debt already?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:05 PM on Jul. 7, 2009 in Entertainment

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  • Haha really I didnt even know that. our Governor is a dipshit
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:06 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Because they are dumb enough to do it.

    Actually I heard that the family was being asked to help foot the bill. Personally I think they should pay for everything.
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 12:06 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • I don't believe that. Do you have an article where it says the state of California is paying?
    feesharose

    Answer by feesharose at 12:11 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • The channel 8 news was stating that the city of LA would be footing the bill, not necessarily california as a whole.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:14 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • I wonder how many teacher salaries could be paid with was the city of LA is putting in to it. MJ's family is not footing the entire bill.
    momjoy1027

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 12:15 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • **with what** not with was, sorry.
    momjoy1027

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 12:16 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Haven't the foggiest clue. I didn't even know that's what was happening.

    Id' guess though... because they want to? Is there some law or something forcing the city/county/state to pay for it? If not, I'd assume they want to as a show of respect, maybe.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 12:18 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/07/06/eveningnews/main5137881.shtml


    The city estimated their cost would be at least $2 million. I jsut saw on my local channel it will be about $4 mil tho. From the article:


    "Acting mayor Jan Perry says hundreds of police are needed, plus money for sanitation, barricades, and planning.

    The final bill? At least $2 million."

    momjoy1027

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 12:19 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Isn't his estate in debt too?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:20 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • This whole thing is so messed up. I feel sorry for the people of CA.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 12:46 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

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