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‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson baseball card from 1910 sells for $492K at auction

‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson baseball card from 1910 sells for $492K at auction

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May 8 (UPI) -- A "Shoeless" Joe Jackson baseball card from 1910 sold at auction for $ 492,000 this week. The card is from a set called T210 Old Mill, which featured minor league players from around the country. The item depicts Jackson during his stint with the Double-A New Orleans Pelicans. Heritage Auctions said the bidding for the rare card ended Thursday night. The winning bidder's identity wasn't revealed. "After 110 years in the same North Carolina family, we were glad to help find it a proud new owner," Chris Ivy, Heritage's director of sports auctions, told ESPN on Friday. Ben Foster and his father, Hayes, sold the card after discovering it in a metal lunch pail in an unfinished room in the back of his law office more than a decade ago, according to ESPN. The cards that were fou...
Look: Jinyoung, Jackson appear in GOT7 prologue films

Look: Jinyoung, Jackson appear in GOT7 prologue films

Entertainment
Oct. 21 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band GOT7 is gearing up for its comeback. The K-pop group shared two prologue films Monday featuring Jinyoung and Jackson. Jinyoung's film shows the 25-year-old singer touching a bouquet of dried flowers. He looks at photos and lights a candle as a green light flashes on his face. Jackson's film shows the 25-year-old singer moving a glass of water off of a stack of photos. He pours the water into a vase of flowers, which causes a green light to start flashing. [embedded content] GOT7 previously released prologue films for JB and Yugyeom. The group also consists of Mark, Youngjae and BamBam. GOT7 will make its official comeback Nov. 4. The group is known for the singles "Just Right," "Fly," "Never Ever" and "Eclipse," and last released the Japanese EP Lo...
Michael Jackson: The story of the troubled star’s final day, 10 years on

Michael Jackson: The story of the troubled star’s final day, 10 years on

Entertainment
News of a medical emergency involving Michael Jackson started filtering through at around 22:00 BST on Thursday 25 June 2009.I know because I was on my way to watch cheesy 90s boy band East 17 in the Dance Tent at the Glastonbury Festival. They were a warm-up act the day before the event properly began.My editor called. Michael Jackson might have been rushed to hospital. He might be in a coma. That was according to TMZ, which was gaining a reputation for celebrity scoops.But no-one knew if it was true. Strange stories about the King of Pop often bubbled up. A few weeks earlier, it had been reported that he had skin cancer, which was later denied.Even so, I turned around and headed back to the dusty backstage cabin I had just been...

Paris Jackson hits out at 'lies' that she attempted suicide

Entertainment
Paris Jackson has denied reports she has been rushed to hospital after an apparent suicide attempt.After the news came out, Paris was quick to respond on Twitter to shut down the reports.Responding to the original story, shared by TMZ, she wrote: "F**k you, you f*****g liars." The reports came after Paris revealed she was worried for her career following the Leaving Neverland documentary.A source close to the 20-year-old revealed Paris is concerned that the negative press could hurt her chances of getting acting gigs in the future.The source allegedly said: "Paris had hoped to launch a successful career in acting but fears Leaving Neverland has ruined her chances of it taking off."They added: "She was in a movie last year but believes the documentary is already scaring directors away ...
Peter Andre appears in Michael Jackson Leaving Neverland doc after defending star

Peter Andre appears in Michael Jackson Leaving Neverland doc after defending star

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Viewers of the controversial Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland were left shocked tonight when Peter Andre made an appearance.The 46-year-old Mysterious Girl singer can be seen as a child taking part in a dance competition to meet the King Of Pop.Peter can be seen wearing a fedora hat and a red bow tie, along with Jackson's signature short trousers, white socks and loafers.He is surrounded by other children, who also entered the competition back in 1987. Related Articles The star – who was famously married to Katie Price – reportedly came second in the contest, which was won by Wade Robson – who went on to allege Jackson sexually abused him.According to The Sun, Wade was actually too young to enter the competition at the time, and if he'd been caught, Peter ...