Michael Jackson is dead.
We repeat: Michael Jackson, the King Of Pop, is dead at age 50 according to reports on TMZ, The Los Angeles Times and CNN.
Jackson reportedly suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed at his home in west Los Angeles Thursday morning.
According to TMZ, when paramedics arrived Jackson had no pulse and they were never able to get a pulse back.
TMZ is also reporting that Jackson was already dead when paramedics arrived. Once paramedics got Jackson to UCLA Medical Center, hospital staff tried to resuscitate him but they were unable to.
At UCLA Medical Center, every entrance to the emergency room was completely blocked by security guards. Even hospital staff were not permitted to enter the area where Michael Jackson was lying. A few people reportedly stood inside the waiting area, some of them crying.
Michael Jackson is survived by his three children: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince "Blanket" Michael Jackson II.
Michael Jackson's fans around the world will miss him deeply.
This is certainly a reminder to all of us that this life is not going to last forever.
We spend so much time chasing so many foolish things, but perhaps a time like this will remind us all of what is really important in life.
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