Michael Jackson changes name

2008-11-22 by Thor | 59 Comments
Troubled pop star Michael Jackson has converted to Islam and changed his name to Mikaeel.

Jackson, 50, was dressed in the Islamic garb as he pledged his allegiance to the Koran at a friend's house in Los Angeles. He sat on the floor as an Imam was called to officiate the ceremony.

Jackson, who was raised a Jehovah's Witness, decided to convert after discussing religion with a music producer and songwriter on his new album - both of them converts to Islam.

"They began talking to him about their beliefs and how they thought they had become better people after they converted. Michael soon began warming to the idea. An Imam was summoned, and Michael went through the shahada, which is the Muslim declaration of belief," a source was quoted as saying.

Mikaeel is the name of one of Allah's angels.

Tagged: Michael Jackson

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KritikalMotion
November 22nd 2008
2275 Comments


what

gasmaskman
November 22nd 2008
1006 Comments


MIKAEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEL

Asiatic667
November 22nd 2008
4651 Comments


The real reason he changed his name was so He would be harder to track down

handoman
November 22nd 2008
2386 Comments


interesting...

Flyboy
November 22nd 2008
395 Comments


Wanted a new name to star a fresh new career as a pederass.

TNY
November 22nd 2008
569 Comments


Awesome.

razedtotheground
November 22nd 2008
370 Comments


this would be much more shocking if it was someone other than Michael Jackson

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tinathefatlard
November 22nd 2008
1642 Comments


Does this mean the islamic extremists will convert to christianity just to be able to say their beliefs are not affiliated with MJ

Asiatic667
November 22nd 2008
4651 Comments


Does this mean from now on everyone has to call him Mikaeel??
Someone's gonna have to edit all the titles of his songs on iTUNEs, and then of course, all his albums will have to be reissued under his new name

jrowa001
November 22nd 2008
8752 Comments


i know his nephew Tito Jr. nice guy

Auldy
November 22nd 2008
350 Comments


ahahaha...oh dear.

Thank you Mikaeel. Now just release some music. Please

DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
November 22nd 2008
22486 Comments


Is this serious? If so, who said that it wasn't music producers & songwriters that didn't pull all the strings!?!?!?

Essence
November 22nd 2008
6238 Comments


So... is that...
Mik ...C(*phlegm*)HYLE?

Asiatic667
November 22nd 2008
4651 Comments


This news is.......OFF THE WALL, gettit?

Photon
November 22nd 2008
1300 Comments


so is Mikael Åkerfeldt muslim too??

Iai
Emeritus
November 22nd 2008
3553 Comments


The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL

SylentEcho
November 22nd 2008
1606 Comments


:lol:

Skyler
November 22nd 2008
1084 Comments


is this a joke?

jingledeath
November 22nd 2008
7101 Comments


what the fish!?

Meatplow
November 22nd 2008
5524 Comments


it's probably the least strange incident in his career tbh

blanket

what are you doing with my blanket???????

Spamue1G
November 22nd 2008
1291 Comments


^ Great episode!
This is a major wtf... Mikaeel? Islam? Just calm down, man, you're life's in deep water as it is.

McP3000
November 22nd 2008
4049 Comments


lol

DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
November 22nd 2008
22486 Comments


"The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL"
Line of the month right there Nick! :-)

ClearTheLane
November 22nd 2008
990 Comments


I thought you weren't allowed to add joke news.

Pigmi
November 22nd 2008
50 Comments


I predict the next news article

"Mikaeel Jackson has reopened his theme park and changed its name to Meccaland to support his new found religion."

taylormemer
November 22nd 2008
4962 Comments


so is Mikael Åkerfeldt muslim too??

Are you stupid?

MiK
November 22nd 2008
240 Comments


Ummm... yeah. I'm a black muslim, but I'd sure feel like kicking his ass right now. Singing about zombies and crap, how are you accepted with attitude like that?
Anway, my old folks love it thats hes converted. I'll have to get used to it.

BallsToTheWall
November 22nd 2008
49001 Comments


So what is his name now? Mikaeel? Mikaeel Jakksson?

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jrowa001
November 22nd 2008
8752 Comments


he only did this because of Obama

jamesheritage
November 22nd 2008
47 Comments


Billie Jihad

Blame it on the BurkaThis Message Edited On 11.22.08

Phantom
November 22nd 2008
8985 Comments


I read about this somewhere yesterday and thought it was a joke. Damn...

taylormemer
November 22nd 2008
4962 Comments


Ummm... yeah. I'm a black muslim, but I'd sure feel like kicking his *** right now. Singing about zombies and crap, how are you accepted with attitude like that?

Anway, my old folks love it thats hes converted. I'll have to get used to it.

lolwut

jamesheritage
November 22nd 2008
47 Comments


I am quite worried that he might become a martyr:
100 under aged virgins and no court case

HispanicImpressions
November 22nd 2008
121 Comments


You guys are being ignorant

Now come climb my wishing tree!

HispanicImpressions
November 22nd 2008
121 Comments


^ lol. Quote of the post

"Good for him, but no more sex with children"



Thor
November 22nd 2008
10268 Comments


The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL

Best post of 2008

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Tits McGee
November 22nd 2008
1876 Comments


The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL


Best post ever tbh

Chewie
November 22nd 2008
4539 Comments


The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL


awesome

jingledeath
November 22nd 2008
7101 Comments


LOL

RandyMarsh
November 22nd 2008
20 Comments


"Iraq with You"

botb
November 22nd 2008
12022 Comments


The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL

hahahaha amazing




I am quite worried that he might become a martyr:

100 under aged virgins and no court case

i lol'd at this actually.


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AggravatedYeti
November 22nd 2008
7684 Comments


bout time!

...wtf Michael?

Knott-
Emeritus
November 22nd 2008
10204 Comments


LOL

amazing.

Poet
November 22nd 2008
6005 Comments


:lol:@Nick's comment.

That is up there with Eliminator's Pennywise's comment.

SynGates
November 22nd 2008
2467 Comments


http://www.sputnikmusic.com/album.php?reviewid=15680

AtavanHalen
November 22nd 2008
17920 Comments


[QUOTE]"The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL"


Line of the month right there Nick! :-)[/QUOTE]
You guys DO realise:
a) This was reported by THE SUN
b) The "line of the month" is the headline of said article?This Message Edited On 11.23.08

Phantom
November 22nd 2008
8985 Comments


Uh oh, plagiarism controversy on sputnik!

Bfhurricane
November 22nd 2008
6216 Comments


The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL

LOL

VeryPleasantNeighbor
November 23rd 2008
272 Comments


Always someone to rain on the parade...

TNY
November 23rd 2008
569 Comments


Are you stupid?


Are you?


rasputin
November 23rd 2008
14968 Comments


[quote=Iai]The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL[/quote]
ROFLMAO

joshuatree
Emeritus
November 23rd 2008
3741 Comments


is this shit even reputable

MarkvandenBerg
November 23rd 2008
124 Comments


Quote:"The WAY YOU MECCA ME FEEL"

You "mecca" my day with this comment!

yas666eer
November 23rd 2008
281 Comments


this looks like a shit gimmick tbh

Nuvo
November 23rd 2008
13 Comments


He just wants some of that muslim Lolly and Shotty

DemonicRubberDucky
November 23rd 2008
17 Comments


"Troubled pop star Michael Jackson has converted to Islam and changed his name to Mikaeel."

I lol'd

Captain North
November 25th 2008
6793 Comments


LOL at MiK.

mikayeel
November 26th 2008
1 Comments


LOL HE STOLE MY NAME!!

broken_
November 29th 2008
12 Comments


must be easier for the younger fans to pronounce



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