Michael Jackson

Living with the King of Pop

Guards tell of life with Michael Jackson

Hannah Stephenson He may have been the world's most famous pop star, but Michael Jackson was a sad, lonely figure who lived for his children and longed for a more normal life.

Family drama

Michael Jackson's mother 'missing' as Paris lashes out

Paris Jackson.

Authorities believe Katherine Jackson, the mother of pop legend Michael Jackson and the guardian of his three children, is safe in Arizona with family members after she was reported missing.

Jackson tribe

Meet Michael Jackson's children: Paris, Prince and Blanket

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson

The were rarely seen in public while their father was alive, but Michael Jackson's children are beginning to appear more often in public.

Michael Jackson doctor Conrad Murray sentenced to maximum four years in jail

Conrad Murray

The doctor who was convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson has been sentenced to the maximum four years in prison.

Michael Jackson 'gave himself anaesthetic'

Michael Jackson

An anaesthesia expert testifying for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death has told jurors he believes the pop superstar gave himself a fatal injection of an anesthetic.

Michael Jackson kidnap plot revealed

Fiddes and Jackson

Cameron Atfield Michael Jackson's concerned family discussed kidnapping the ailing star a year before he died so they could host an intervention, his former bodyguard revealed today.

Jennifer Lawrence breaks a Guinness World Record

Guinness World Record Holder: Jennifer Lawrence.

Rachel Clun Jennifer Lawence is making news again this week, but thankfully for the popular actor it's not about naked photographs.

How the Emmy Awards failed women but the VMAs were a triumph

Actress Sofia Vergara. poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

Jenna Clarke Sofia Vergara has officially become a modern day, brunette, Colombian Marilyn Monroe after playing a curvaceous bimbo during a bizarre skit at the Emmys.

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Why saying goodbye to Robin Williams hurts

Robin Williams

Peter Vincent 2014 has been a sad role call for celebrity deaths: Robin Williams joins a long list of artists loved by the public including Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rik Mayall, Bob Hoskins and Maya Angelou.

Justin Bieber, Orlando Bloom and the death of the duel

Orlando th

Theo Merz The duel between Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom - reportedly over model Miranda Kerr - is an embarrassment to the Russian Romantics who made the form great.

'Scared of the idea of celebrity'

Kanye West slams Annie Leibovitz for pulling out of wedding shoot

It took four days of editing to get this photograph perfect, according to Kanye West.

Rachel Clun When you don’t get the star photographer you want, you have to spend four whole days editing your wedding photos – at least, according to Kanye West.

Date with Kate: Jason Derulo

Good health: Jason Derulo lunches with Kate Waterhouse.

Kate Waterhouse American pop-hop singer Jason Derulo chats about his love of musical theatre and his relationship with singer Jordin Sparks.

The Goss

The two Hugh Jackmans

Ellen Connolly

Ellen Connolly The hunt is on for a Hugh Jackman body double as the Australian actor prepares for his next movie, which begins filming in South Africa in early January.

Justin Bieber 'risks US deportation' to Canada

Wrong side of the law ... Pop singer Justin Bieber's latest arrest for drink driving and street racing in Miami comes after an incident in which his California neighbour's house was pelted with eggs.

Justin Bieber's run-ins with the law could potentially get him kicked out of the US, the country where the Canadian-born teen idol struck it rich, immigration lawyers say.

Off the rails

Where to now for troubled Justin Bieber?


Michael Thurston Justin Bieber is the latest in a long line of troubled former child stars to veer off the rails - the question now is, can those around him save the teen from a complete train wreck. And if so, how?

Is Miley Cyrus headed for a breakdown?

Miley Cyrus nude in Wrecking Ball video.

Miley Cyrus is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons again by entering a public row.

Date with Kate

'He's just an angry bully'

Sam Ronson

US DJ Samantha Ronson was in Sydney this week to perform at Marquee at the Star on New Year's Eve. Ronson came to international fame during her relationship with the actor Lindsay Lohan but this...

Melbourne feels it, Jackson-style

Jermaine Jackson.

Suzanne Carbone It was 1pm on a Wednesday and the Jacksons, as in the brothers of Michael Jackson, were bopping to Can You Feel It? on stage at The Trust bar and restaurant in Flinders Lane.

Physically fine

Paris Jackson in hospital after suicide attempt, mother says


Michael Jackson's 15-year-old daughter, Paris, was hospitalised on Wednesday after attempting to kill herself, according to her family.

A Svengali's parting shot at the goddess who outgrew him


Charles Saatchi used the media to create the image of television cook Nigella. Now he is using it to dismantle her, writes Cristina Odone