Seems that Michael 'wacko' Jackson, having recently taken a big chunk of money from the great 'n' gullible British public for an upcoming series of shows at the o2, has only gone and upped and snuffed it.
Yup, the poor sod is D-E-A-D, pronounced 'dead'.
The BBC obituary is up already. Pre-prepared, chaps?
Surely Gordon Brown's can't be far behind? Prepared by his spin doctors, in the Blair stylee: "..he was truly the .. [sniff] .. peoples' paedophile.."
That's bad, that's bad. That's really, really bad..
Expect some piss-poor jokes (like the above) over the next few days. Please? Put 'em in the comments below, if you would.
Expect clogged phonelines tomorrow, as tens of thousands try to recover
Extra tough shit if you bought your tickets from some dodgy geezer on
Oh, yeah, and expect some cracking obituaries: you know, stuff about "changed the face of popular music", "changed the face of self" etc. etc. CF can hardly wait