Latest La Toya Stories

2011-07-29 18:58:00

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: La Toya Jackson is breaking the silence about enduring years of domestic violence during a live Webcast on Stickam, the largest online video community. She will share excerpts from her latest New York Times bestselling memoir, "Starting Over," including how she dealt with the abuse, the Jackson legacy, and the tragic death of her beloved brother, Michael. Recently, Ms. Jackson issued a swift video response to ABC's The View that she...

2011-07-14 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first two weeks of bookstore sales, La Toya Jackson's explosively candid memoir, "Starting Over," has hit the New York Times Best Sellers List for the week ending July 2, 2011. The enthralling memoir, published by Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books and Ja-Tail Publishing Company, features La Toya as you've never seen her before, giving a first-hand account of her tumultuous life as she survived life threatening abuse and heartache, only...

2009-09-23 10:50:55

La Toya Jackson has signed on as Access Hollywood's guest correspondent covering the ninth season of TV's Dancing with the Stars, NBC said. The pop singer -- who, along with her family, has been at the center of a media firestorm since her brother Michael's unexpected death last June -- began her gig with Access Hollywood Tuesday night. After having such a traumatic summer and respectfully declining an invitation to be a contestant on ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' due to the circumstances,...

2009-08-25 19:16:03

La Toya Jackson has agreed to sit for her first in-depth TV interview since her U.S. pop star brother, Michael, died June 25, ABC announced Tuesday. Barbara Walters is to talk to Jackson for the Sept. 11 season premiere of 20/20. The no-holds-barred interview will cover topics including her impressions of Michael's children and her insight into the Jackson family, the network said in a news release. La Toya, who signed Michael Jackson's death certificate, will discuss her close relationship...

2009-07-28 16:58:11

Pop singer La Toya Jackson says the proceeds from the iTunes sale of her new single, Home, are to be donated to AIDS Project L.A. Jackson sings the song she co-wrote and co-produced with Jeffre Phillips. A news release described the single as having been written with affection about her childhood memories and based on the premise that no matter where you are or what you are going through in your life, you can always go 'home.' Her record label said it had planned to release another single...

2009-07-28 12:55:00

LOS ANGELES, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Home, a song co-written and co-produced by La Toya Jackson and Jeffre Phillips and sung by La Toya Jackson, was written with affection about her childhood memories and based on the premise that no matter where you are or what you are going through in your life, you can always go Home. The label had been planning on releasing another single from the album on this date, but with the passing of La Toya's brother, Michael, the label approached La Toya and...

2009-07-07 09:03:56

Randy and La Toya Jackson were among those who attended a private wake for their late pop icon brother, Michael, in Los Angeles Monday night. The singer died last month of a suspected drug overdose at the age of 50. A public memorial is slated for the Staples Center Tuesday. Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, John Mayer and Stevie Wonder were expected to attend. Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe, the mother of two of his three children, and his longtime friend, actress Elizabeth...

2005-07-22 09:22:04

BERLIN (Reuters) - Michael Jackson has no immediate plans to move to Berlin and is trying to recuperate after being acquitted of child sex abuses charges in his four-month trial, his father Joe said Friday. Several German newspapers had reported Jackson was planning to move to Berlin because he was fond of Berlin's zoo, the beauty of nearby Potsdam and supportive European fans. "There are no serious plans that I know of," Joe Jackson told journalists after meeting Berlin's mayor Klaus...

2005-07-20 08:56:49

BERLIN (Reuters) - Michael Jackson is expected to celebrate his father's 76th birthday in Berlin Friday with a select crowd of the pop star's German fans, Joe Jackson told a news conference in Berlin. Michael Jackson, who dangled his baby son from the railing of a fourth-floor hotel window before shocked fans on a 2002 visit to Berlin, is fond of the German capital and may go to the party to thank his supporters, his father said Wednesday. "I hope that Michael will come to Berlin...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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