2007

Michael has a meeting in Las Vegas with Peter Lopez, Raymone Bain and Randy Phillips to discuss about a possible tour.

  • January 5 :

Michael has dinner with Kenny Ortega at the Wynn Restaurant in Las Vegas.

  • January 9  :

Episode 8 of Janet’s My Space video journal is online.

  • January 10 :

The TV Reality Show “Armed & Famous” premieres on CBS starring LaToya and other celebrities. The program documents celebrities basic training and service as a reserve police officer with the Muncie Police Department. The show is eventually removed from the CBS lineup, due to its inability to compete with American Idol.

A single called “Armed and Famous” was planned but the title was changed to “I Don’t PLay That” shortly before it was sent to radio stations, where it failed to take off, on January 29, 2007, due to CBS’ cancellation of the show.

  • January 15 :

Janet is gracing the cover of the Spring 2007 issue of V Magazine with exclusive pictures by French artist Jean Paul Goude.

  • January 24 :

Michael has dinner with casino mogul Steve Wynn in a private room at Alex restaurant at the Wynn in Las Vegas.

  • January 26 :

Michael attends Lance Burton’s 7 p.m. show (Monte Carlo) with the kids.

  • January 27 :

Michael has dinner with Kenny Ortega, UK producer Simon Fuller and US journalist Robin Leach at Wing Lei (Wynn)

  • January 28 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris and  Blanket to see the High School Musical at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

  • February 3 :

Michael attends the Beatles Love musical at the Mirage.

Episode 9 of Janet’s My Space video journal is online.

  • Februry 10 :

Janet attends two pre-Grammy parties with JD & Gil.

  • February 13 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to a shopping spree at the FAO Schwarz of the Forum shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Later Michael hosts a big party for Prince 10th birthday.

  • February 14 :

Janet & JD spend Valentine’s Day together in Atlanta.

Janet’s tour is cancelled by Live Nation but she decides to go forward with it.

  • February 17 :

Janet, Rebbie, Jermaine, Marlon, Randy, Jackie & Leonard Rowe visit Michael at his Las Vegas home and ask him to reunite with The Jacksons and tour America which he refuses…

Over the NBA’s All-Star weekend, Michael, Will I Am & Chris Tucker attend a performance of Prince at his club 3121 in L.V.

  • February 18 :

Michael and Will I Am work on music together.

  • February 21 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris and  Blanket to the World Magic Seminar Show at the Orleans Showroom in L.V. Later Michael hosts a big party for Blanket’s 5th birthday.

Janet & Gil attend Jennifer Hudson’s Pre-Oscars Party at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.

  • February 22 :

Janet invites a journalist from Vive Vixen Magazine to her Malibu home to give an interview.

In the evening she is honored at the Third Annual Ebony Pre-Oscar Celebration held at the Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood.
She walks the red carpet with brother Jackie. Also in attendance are Jermaine Jackson and Jimmy Jam.

  • February 27 :

Michael gives a deposition for the Ayscough & Marar lawsuit.

At night he is supposed to be the surprise guest at Elizabeth Taylors 75th birthday party in Vegas but Randy crashes his residence gate forcing the entrance with his car. Michael os so upset that he cancels his appearance and calls Elizabeth to apologize.

Janet has signed on to star opposite Tyler Perry in his next film, “Why Did I Get Married,” based on the filmmaker’s stage play of the same name according to Varierty.com. Perry  is writing, directing and producing the film for Lions Gate The film is set to being shooting on March 5 in Whistler, British Columbia; Vancouver; and then Atlanta. Sharon Leal (“Dreamgirls”) and Jill Scott have also joined the cast.

  • March 4 :

Michael arrives in Tokyo with the kids and he asks the fans to take part in an artdesign contest to be used on his upcoming website for the Michael Jackson Company. He is joined by Raymone Bain, Katherine Jackson and Mark Lester.

  • March 7 :

Michael takes his kids to Disneyland Tokyo.

  • March 8 :

Michael attends the ‘Premium VIP Party with Michael Jackson’ in Tokyo.

  • March 9 :

Michael attends a fan appreciation event in Tokyo.

  • March 10:

Michael visits about 3,000 US troops and their family members gathered at a fitness center at Camp Zama in the south of Tokyo.

Janet attends the 21st Annual Soul Train Music Awards  at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California with JD, who is presented with the 2007 Quincy Jones Award for Outstanding Career Achievements. She does not make any appearances on stage.

March 14 :

Michael and his entourage leave Tokyo and fly to London.
They visit Mark Lester and his family in Cheltenham.

Janet was recently spotted in Whistler, British Columbia, shooting a scene of the new movie “Why Did I Get Married?,” according to today’s edition of Vancouver’s 24 Hours The newspaper reports that she was also seen on set with cast and crew filming a snowmobile scene in nearby Pemberton.The remainder of the film is being shot in Atlanta.

Janet, Gil & the kids starts rehearsing for the tour in Atlanta.

  • March 21 :

MJ & his entourage leave London and fly back to Las Vegas.

  • March 22 :

Janet appears on the cover of the newest issue of Vibe Vixen magazine.

  • April 3 :

Michael takes Paris, Prince and Blanket to the FAO Schwarz Toy Store at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace (Las Vegas). Afterwards they head to the Wynn Hotel for lunch at “Wing Lei” Chinese Restaurant before going home, where a party is thrown for Paris 9th birthday.

Michael replaces Feldman with Bill Withfield as his new personal assistant.

  • April 5 :

Janet gives an interview to Extra on the set of “Why Did I Get Married”.

  • April 14 :

Director Tyler Perry posts a message on his official website, announcing that the movie “Why Did I Get Married?” has finished filming and will be tentativey released this October.

Janet & the kids continue to rehearse for the new tour in Atlanta.

  • April 27 :

Extra airs an interview of Janet on the set of “Why Did I Get Married”

  • Early May  :

Janet & the kids go to the Bahamas to rehearse for the forthcoming mini concert at the Atlantis Resort. They are joined by Katherine, LaToya & Rebbie.

  • May 4 :

Michael goes to see “Spider Man 3” at Brenden Theatres (Palms) in Las Vegas.

  • May 9 :

 

Jermaine Dupri is telling MTV.com that Janet is in negotiations with Island Def Jam to sign a new record contract with the label.

Access Hollywood airs a new interview of Janet from the Bahamas.

  • May 10 :

Entertainment Tonight airs a new interview of Janet from the Bahamas

  • May 11 :

Janet makes a surprise appearance on Good Morning America live fro the Bahamas.

At night she gives a mini concert  at the Cove Atlantis to celebrate the Phase III grand opening of the Atlantis Resort and then she celebrates her forthcoming birthday at the Aura Nightclub on Paradise Island with JD, La Toya and Usher

Janet decides to postpone her tour to 2008.

  • May 16 :

 

Janet celebrates her 41st birthday with JD

  • May 18 :

Janet & JD attend an exclusive flagrance launch at the Dorchester Hotel in London.

  • May 21 :

Janet & JD go to the Nobu restaurant in London and then to the Kabaret Club in Soho.

  • May 22 :

Michael arrives in London on a flight from Los Angeles with Grace and the kids.

  • May 23 :

Janet is on the cover of US Weekly magazine.

  • May 25/26 :

Michael attends Prince Azim of Brunei 25th birthday celebration at the Stapelford country club in Leicestershire.

  • June 1 :

Michael, Grace and the kids leave London and fly back to Los Angeles.
Michael “Brother Michael” Amir Williams is hired as Michael’s new assistant.

  • June 6 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to a private, two-hour tour of “Bodies … The Exhibition” and “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at the Tropicana in Las Vegas.

  • June 7 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris & Blanket to the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas.

  • June 18 :

Michael’s lawyers settle a lawsuit brought by Prescient Acquisition that was seeking $48 million.
The confidential settlement is signed by the Judge just as jury selection is set to begin in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

  • June 16 :

Janet attends Prive Saturday night for promoter Justin Levine’s Empire Events party in Miami. She is down here with record exec LA Reid for the next three months recording her new album at Circle House Studios.

  • June 22 :

Janet has dinner with LA Reid at Table 8 in South Beach in Miami.

  • June 25 :

 

Janet attends  Ertha Kitt’s 80th birthday celebration at the Carnegie Hall  in New York City and then she goes the nightclub Butter.

Michael’s lawyers agree to a judgment directing him to pay $216,000, plus interest to The law firm of Ayscough and Marar that sued him for overdue fees

  • June 26 :

Janet attends JD’s BET Awards After Party in Los Angeles.

  • Late June :

Michael, Grace and the kids leave their Las Vegas house in Monte Cristo and fly to Middleburg, Virginia. They check in the Goodstone Inn, a 640-acre estate of open pastures, for a summer vacation. 
They are welcomed by Raymone Bain. 

  • June 27 :

Raymone Bain issues a press release to denie several false rumors about Michael and Grace and she reveals that he is currently in the studio putting finishing touches on his music. She also states that has not “left” Las Vegas nor is he being “evicted” from his residence in Las Vegas. He decided not to exercise the option to purchase the house he’s been staying in since last December.

  • July 3 :

Raymone confirms that Michael is scouting out some summer- house properties. he was in the Eastern Shore of Maryland last week for about 24 hours.
Michael came east with his children about 10 days ago to attend some meetings with his advisers and attorneys who live in the East coast.

  • July 4 :

 

Janet and JD celebrate the July 4th holiday with some friends at their house in Miami.

  • July 7 : 

TJ gets married to Frances Casey. Michael does not attend the ceremony.

  • July 13 :

JD tells Billboard magazine that Janet has signed a new record contract with Island Def Jam. L.A Reid is the executive producer of the new album which is produced by : Pharell Williams, Syience, Jazze Pha, Scott Storch ,Ne-Yo, Polow Da Don and Johnta Austin.

  • July 18 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space and American Indian museums in Washington DC.

  • July 21 :

Janet  attends The 2007 August Issue Release Party For Playboy Magazine hosted by Scott Storch at Chakra Asian Cuisine & Lounge in Miaimi Beach, Florida.

  • July 25 :

Michael goes to the law offices of Venable LLP in Washington to give a deposition in the $30 million lawsuit brought by his former manager, Dieter Wiesner. He is accompanied his attorney, William Mundell and Wiesner by his partner Ronald Konitzer and his attorney: Howard King.

Janet attends The Simpsons movie party at The Forge in Miami Beach.

  • July 30 :

Janet goes to the Rose Bar at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City

  • August 5 :

Janet has dinner at  South Beach restaurant Nobu in Miami.

  • August 19 :

Michael, and the Kids are the surprise guests of Connie Cascio’s 50th birthday at the Cascio family home in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
Michael sees Frank for the first time since January 2004 and the two of then reconcile.
Michael starts wotking on music their home studio with Eddie Cascio and James Porte.

  • August 27 :

Janet attends the opening night of the U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City with make up artist Fran Cooper.

  • August 29 :

Michael celebrates his 49th birthday with Grace and the kids at the Cascio family home.

Janet attends the grand opening party for Jermaine Dupri’s new nightclub Studio 72 in Atlanta.

  • September 7 :

Janet & Gil attend the match between Venus Williams of the U.S. and Justine Henin of Belgium at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York.

  • September 8 :

Janet & Gil attend the Catherine Malandrino Spring 2008 Fashion Show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Chelsea Art Museum in New York

  • September 9 :

Janet attends a MTV Video Music Awards after-party hosted by JD Nelly, and Travis Barker at Tao, a restaurant in Las Vegas.

  • September 12 :

Janet attends a private party in Malibu held by the Recording Academy to celebrate Jimmy Jam being named as the academy’s new Chair of the Board.

  • September 14 :

Michael meets stylist Rushka Bergman at the Four Seasons Hotel in N.Y.

  • September 15 :

Michael makes a photoshoot at the Boylan Studios for an upcoming cover of Italian L’Uomo Vogue magazine with photographer Bruce Weber.

  • September 16 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to see ‘The Long King’ at the Minskoff Theatre in NYC.

  • September 24 :

Michael makes a photoshoot for the upcoming cover of Ebony magazine at the Harlem museum with photographer Matthew Rolston. Raymone Bain attends the photoshoot.

  • September 25 :

Michael (with Blanket by his side) gives an interview to Harriete Cole for his upcoming Ebony coverstory.

Los Angeles Judge Joseph S. Biderman dismisses the Dieter Wiesner case.
The parties agreed to take part in the settlement discussions weeks ago. After a friendly deposition of Michael Jackson, the parties agreed to dismiss not only parts of the claims, but the entire case.

  • October 3 :

Michael’s issue of L’Uomo Vogue Magazine hit the newstands in Italy.

Janet is a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show promoting WDIGM with Tyler Perry & Jill Scott.

  • October 4 :

Janet gives a press conference in Beverly Hills.

At night she attends the Los Angeles premiere of “Why Did I Get Married?”  at the Cinerama Dome  in Hollywood with L.A Reid, Tito & Jermaine Jackson.

  • October 5 :

New interviews of Janet promoting WDIGM on ET, Extra & The Insider.

  • October 9 :

Janet  & JD attend the New York premiere of “Why Did I Get Married?” and later go the We Own The Night after-party at The Bowery Hotel.

New interview of Janet on BET Movie Special about WDIGM.

  • October 10 :

Janet and JD attend the 5th Anniversary of In Touch Magazine  at Tenjune in New York City with Kayne West among others.

  • October 11 :

Janet & Tyler Perry give live interviews on Good Morning America & Good Day Sacramento.

Later they tape an appearance on 106 & Park with Jill Scott.

  • October 12 :

US theatrical release of Why Did I Get Married which tops box office at No. 1 with $21.5 million over weekend.

Janet gives 2 radio interviews on the Gayle King Show & on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.

Janet is a guest on Live with Regis & Kelly.

Janet’s apperance on 106 & Park is aired on BET

  • October 15 : 

Janet  tapes an interview on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

Later she attends the book release party for Jermaine Dupri’s new autobiography “Young, Rich, and Dangerous: The Making of a Music Mogul” at Marquee in New York City.

  • October 17 :

Janet’s appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show is aired.

Janet & JD attend Ne-Yo’s Birthday Party at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City.

  • October 22 :

Janet attends the 11th Annual Hollywood Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. She presents the award for Hollywood Ensemble Acting of the Year to the cast of “Hairspray.”

  • October 24 :

Janet and JD are guests at Frederick’s of Hollywood 2008 Spring Collection Fashion Show at the Hollywood Palladium. Later they attend JD’s book release party hosted by Brett Ratner at the Pacific Design Center in L.A.

  • October 31 :

Access Hollywood airs a preview of Michael’s photoshoot for Ebony magazine.

Michael and the kids celebrate Halloween at the Cascio family home in New Jersey.

Janet calls several radios in the morning. At night she attends an Halloween party hosted by JD ar his privately owned club Studio 72 in Atlanta.

  • November :

Janet makes a photoshoot for the cover and booklet of her new album at the Pier59 studios in NYC with Singaporean fashion photographers Chuando & Frey Ow.

  • November 5 :

After 3 months Michael and the kids leave the Cascio family home in New Jersey and fly to Los Angeles. They are the guests of Jesse Jackson in Beverly Hills.

  • November 8 :

Michael attends Reverend Jesse Jackson’s 66th Birthday Bash at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in the company of Berry Gordy and Larry King among others.

  • November 11 :

Birth of Sophia Laniak, 2nd child of Valencia Jackson.

  • November 12 :

Michael’s issue of Ebony magazine celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Thriller hits the newsstands in the US.

  • November 15 :

Michael and Grace go shopping in L.A.

  • November 22 :

Michael and the kids celebrate Thanksgiving in L.A.

Janet celebrates Thanksgiving with JD.

  • November 27 :

Janet has signed with the William Morris Agency (WMA) for representation in all areas, the Hollywood Reporter is reporting

She will be represented by a team of agents led by Dave Wirtschafter and Charles King that will run across multiple divisions of the agency including film, touring, licensing and merchandising, television, theater, publishing and new technology.

Janet will still be represented by managers Johnny Wright and Kenneth Crear as well as attorney Don Passman.

  • Early December :

Janet makes a new photoshoot and gives an interview for the January issue of Prestige Hong Kong magazine.

Janet & the Kids start rehearsing the dance routine for her new video Feedback.

  • December 1 :

Michael goes shopping at Sharper Image in Beverly Hills.

  • December 5 :  

Janet has dinner with producer L.A. Reid in Manhattan.

  • December 9 :

Michael and the kids leave Los Angeles on bus and go back to Las Vegas. They check in the Green Valley Ranch Hotel.

  • December 12 :  

“Feedback,”  leaks out onto the internet and is premiered on radios.

December 13/14 :

Janet & the kids shoot the video directed by british director Saam Farahmand in NYC.

Janet’s new album will be titled Discipline and will be released in the United States on February 26, according to a press release issued by Island Def Jam.

  • December 15 :

Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to a shopping spree in Las Vegas.

  • December 17 :

Michael appears on the cover of Jet magazine.

  • December 20 :

Unable to afford the Green Valley Ranch Hotel, Peter Lopez arranges with George Maloof to put up Michael and the kids for free. They check in at the Palms.
Later that night Michael has a studio session with Akon. 

  • December 23

Michael spends 10 000$ on a shopping spree at FAO Schwarz his credit card is refused. Londell pays the bill by phone from New York with his credit card information.

  • December 24/25 :

Michael celebrates Christmas with Prince, Paris and  Blanket at the Palms.

Janet & JD go snowboarding in Vail, Colorado.

  • December 27 :

Both Michael and Raymone enter into a “Payment and Release Agreement” terminating her employment as Mchael’s manager and president of the MJ Company against the payment of $488,820.05.

  • December 29 :

The song “Feedback” is released digitally as the 1st single from “Discipline”.

December 31 :

Janet appears on the cover of Prestige Hong Kong magazine.
Back in Atlanta, Janet celebrates New Year’s Eve with JD at his club Studio 72 where her brothers Jermaine, Jackie, Tito & Marlon make a guest apperance.

Michael and the kids celebrate New Year’s eve at the Palms.
The loan on the Sony/ATV music catalog is refinanced which provides 25 millions dollars in cash to Michael.

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