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Published: Saturday, 10/16/2010

Michael Jackson's music videos to be released as DVD set

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•The King of Pop's entire output of music videos are being released on DVD for the first time, including a previously unreleased video of his 2003 single "One More Chance."

The three DVD set of 40 videos covers the singer's career as a solo artist, according to Jackson's estate and record label Epic/Legacy Recordings.

Called Michael Jackson's Vision, it will be released on Nov. 22. The boxed set includes the full-length versions of the "Thriller" music video, the Martin Scorsese-directed video for "Bad," and more obscure works including the pop singer's rarely-seen collaboration "Ghosts" with special effects legend Stan Winston. Jackson died unexpectedly in Los Angeles in June, 2009, at the age of 50.

•Jackson's brother Randy has confirmed that Oprah Winfrey did an interview at the Jackson family home - and he's sick about it.

Though Jackson didn't say who Winfrey interviewed - and Winfrey's show has not confirmed who either - Jackson says Winfrey is the last person Michael Jackson would have wanted around his kids.

He vented in a series of posts on Twitter, saying: "I know how Oprah feels about my brother and family."

He noted that when the jury was deliberating Michael Jackson's fate on child molestation charges in 2005, Winfrey did a show on pedophilia. Randy Jackson said it wasn't a coincidence.

Michael Jackson gave a famous interview to Winfrey in 1993 in which he first disclosed suffering from the skin condition vitiligo.

A spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office says a federal judge has revoked T.I.'s probation and is sending the rapper back to prison for 11 months.

The Atlanta native, whose real name is Clifford Harris, Jr., was in federal court Friday in Atlanta following his arrest last month in Los Angeles on suspicion of drug possession. He was on probation after serving 10 months behind bars on federal weapons charges.

T.I. begged the judge not to send him back to prison, saying he needed to get help for drug addiction. He told the judge he "screwed up" and pleaded for mercy.

U.S. attorney spokesman Patrick Crosby said T.I. will voluntarily surrender.

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards describes frontman Mick Jagger as "unbearable" in his soon-to-be published autobiography.

Richards says he and Jagger used to be friends but have been estranged for decades. The details about his strained relationship with Jagger are spelled out in Richards' book Life, which will be published Oct. 26. In an interview published Friday in The Times of London, Richards says he has given up drugs since he required brain surgery after falling from a tree in Fiji in 2006.

He says he and Jagger are discussing another possible Stones tour despite their differences.

Former teen heartthrob Leif Garrett has pleaded no contest to heroin possession in Los Angeles and will enter a drug rehab program.

The 48-year-old actor-singer entered the plea Friday in Los Angeles and was sentenced to a court-ordered drug treatment program.

Garrett was arrested in February after authorities found him carrying heroin in a Los Angeles subway station.

He has had a series of drug arrests since the height of his popularity in the 1970s.

Lawyers for Paris Hilton and investors have settled a lawsuit in Miami that claimed she didn't do enough to promote her 2006 movie Pledge This!

Court papers filed late Thursday indicate a settlement was reached last week. No terms were announced and final documents must be filed by Nov. 11.

The investors originally sued the 29-year-old celebrity socialite for $8.3 million. But after a trial, a federal judge ruled they could not collect that much. Earlier this year, the judge said Hilton could be liable for about $160,000.

Hilton insisted in trial testimony that she did all she could to promote the sorority romp.



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