Two men administering Michael Jackson’s estate are seeking 10 percent of profits they’re able to generate from the late pop superstar’s work. Attorney John Branca and music executive John McClain filed a motion yesterday asking a court to approve the compensation. It is unclear exactly how much Branca and McClain would be paid, but they are seeking to run a company that would oversee a business based on Jackson’s works. Branca and McClain are also opposing a bid by Jackson’s father, Joe Jackson, to receive more than $15,000 a month from the singer’s estate.
Lowe leaving showRob Lowe plans to leave ABC’s “Brothers & Sisters’’ at the end of the season. Lowe plays Senator Robert McCallister, who is married to Calista Flockhart’s character, Kitty. Lowe’s publicist, Nicole Perez-Krueger, said yesterday that he is in talks with ABC for his own show.
Songwriter’s bail setThe Oscar-winning songwriter of “You Light Up My Life’’ has a week to come up with a $3 million bond - or $1.5 million in cash - to stay out of jail in his New York sexual assault case. A Manhattan judge increased Joseph Brooks’s previous $250,000 bail yesterday but gave him until Jan. 29 to post it. Brooks, 71, is accused of forcing himself on 13 women.
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