Michael Jackson reported dead
Reports having been coming in tonight that Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, has died after a cardiac arrest at his home in LA.
Jackson was due to perform at London's O2 stadium next month after a media frenzy for the 50 shows was launched in March. Bookmakers have shut the books on bets for how many shows Jackson would get through during his residency at the Dome.
The Los Angeles times have just confirmed that he has in fact passed away at 50 years of age.
Over the past few weeks news reports had been coming in of Jacksons improved health and how the rehearsals for were turning into an "epic performance".
Reports say that a member of Michael Jacksons house staff called paramedics but when they arrived he had no pulse and were unable to resuscitate him.