Many members of the Jackson Family, including Prince, Paris, Blanket, Jackie, Tito, Taj, Taryll, TJ, Austin, Yashi, Genevieve, Jaafar and others attended the opening night of Cirque du Soleil three-night stay at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as part of their Michael Jackson: The IMMORTAL World Tour run.
Michael's three children, Paris, Prince and Blanket, honored their father by immortalizing his handprints and footprints in wet cement during a ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Thursday January 26th. A hundred fans attended the event, including family membres Taj, Tjj and his son Royal, Siggy, Brandi, Tito and also Justin Bieber, Chris Tucker and Quincy Jones
Austin is very excited to announce that the Backpack Kids and the band will be performing full show and celebrating his single release of “Menage A Trois” at Rock The Vote. This event will take place February. 16 from 9 p.m. to 2 am., at Whiskey Blue W. Los Angeles - Westwood. For complete details, click here: Facebook Events.
In 2011 Austin displayed his healthy life style in an episode of Rockstar Health & Fitness with host Lori Rischer. Today, January 26th, the two of them will be making a special appearance at Suva Intermediate middle school in California, where they will talk to the students about building a healthy lifestyle and introducing health tips to them. In addition to talking,Austin will also be performing a few of hissongs for the students and he is looking forward to it!
The Jackson Family have reportedly given up on receiving a multi-million dollar sum from Dr Conrad Murray. Murray was sentenced to four years in jail and has had his medical licence revoked. The family was due to begin legal proceedings on Monday to try to extract $100 million in restitution from Murray, but reprtedly they have had a change of heart. A representative from the Los Angeles district attorney’s office has said that prosecutors were informed that the family are no longer going after the sum so the district attorney withdrew the request for the restitution hearing.
Dutch palaeontologist, René Fraaije, has named a new family of lobsters after Michael Jackson. Fraaije, also managing director of the prehistory museum in Boxtel (The Netherlands) named the small anmial Mesoparapylocheles Michaeljacksoni. He discoverd the prehistoric animal together with a group of students in Spain on June 25, 2009.
Tito will be signing autographs on Friday January 21st at the NAMM trade show in Anaheim, CA at noon at the DM Strings Booth #5710 in Hall B.
Austin just announced that the single and video for "Menage a trois" will be released on Valentine's Day, Febrary 14. He added that this song is extremely special to him and will be featured on his upcoming album Highway to the Sky.