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OK! Pays $500,000 For Picture Of Dying Michael Jackson

michael-jackson-death-picureMICHAEL Jackson Watch: OK! pays $500,000 for picture of a dying Michael Jackson. Look out for Jackson mouthing the words “Princess Diana” as he fades away.

OK! magazine has paid $500,000 to feature the image of a dying Michael Jackson on its cover.

Media Week has more:

Sarah Ivens, OK!’s editorial director, said she thought the photo of the dying Jackson would differentiate the title from the rash of tribute-style covers that have begun hitting newsstands this week.

“It’s a photo that captures the surprise and the upset and the moment of this breaking news story,” Ivens said. “I hope the cover will provoke readers. It celebrated the man, but it also does expose that he was an eccentric character who lived a very controversial life.”

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Posted: 30th, June 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (39)