Nia Long has been cast as Katherine Jackson in Lionsgate and Universal Pictures International’s Michael Jackson biopic.


A NewsOne gallery of the celebrities we lost in 2018.


He had terminal cancer.

The reports that Joe Jackson was battling a terminal case of pancreatic cancer came as the deadly disease has lopsidedly affected Black people.

Katherine Jackson has asked for a restraining order against Joe Jackson’s brother’s son, Trent Jackson, her driver for many years.


An EgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers on board vanished and most likely crashed over the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to French President François Hollande. The aircraft reportedly made several rapid turns before it went off the radar. The plane had just flown into Egyptian airspace before it made a 90-degree left turn […]


Funeral plans have been set for Bobbi Kristina Brown following the death of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s only child last weekend. According to reports, Bobbi Kristina’s funeral will take place in Georgia on Saturday at the St. James United Methodist Church. Her body will then be flown to New Jersey so that she can be buried beside […]

UPDATED: Monday, July 27, 2015 3:50 p.m. Joe Jackson’s publicist confirmed to Us Weekly that Jackson’s heart stopped three times while he was traveling in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His temporary pacemaker was also replaced with a permanent one on Sunday. “Yesterday in Sao Paulo Joe had a stroke and then his heart stopped,” the publicist […]


Joe Jackson has been painted as everything from a monster to a genius over the decades. His love for his children overshadowed by greed and ambition. Now, in a series of posts on his blog, Jackson is opening up about his notoriously private family. Beginning with his estranged wife Katherine Jackson, the family patriarch has […]

The controversial patriarch of the famed Jackson family clan, Joe Jackson, suffered a mild stroke on Wednesday and was rushed to a Las Vegas hospital, reports Reuters. SEE ALSO: Bobbi Kristina’s Ex-Fiance Arrested In Atlanta, Hours After Her Horrible Car Accident Michael Jackson’s one-time attorney Brian Oxman, who spoke to Reuters, says that “Papa Joe” was taking […]

NewsOne is proud to welcome our new cartoonist Kevin Eason. You should expect new pieces from Kevin on a weekly basis as he tackles topics in popular culture ranging from politics, sports, and entertainment. Today, he takes on Michael Jackson’s father, Joe Jackson, who is launching a new cologne line called “Parfum De Neverland” which […]