Reports: Michael Jackson is dead

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that legendary pop star Michael Jackson died this afternoon after suffering cardiac arrest at his home in Los Angeles. Paramedics were called to his home where they found him not breathing. They administered CPR in the ambulance on the way to UCLA Medical Center, according to reports by the gossip webiste. No official announcement has been made by Jackson’s family or reprasentataives but his father Joe Jackson has reportedly told some media sources early today that his son "is not doing well".

The King of Pop was in California to prep for his upcoming 50-concert run at London’s O2 Arena. The This Is It! concerts were scheduled to begin on July 13 and last through the begining of next year. He had recently hired bodybuilder and actor Lou Ferrigno (best known for playing The Incredible Hulk on television) as a personal trainer in hopes of getting back in shape for the shows.

Jackson, 50, is survived by three children: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince "Blanket" Michael Jackson II.

This story is still developing, stay tuned for further details.&

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