Michael Jackson: Rev. Sharpton wants a commemorative stamp

The Rev. Al Sharpton said yesterday at a church in Los Angeles that he is requesting that the U.S. Postal Service issue a Michael Jackson commemorative stamp, E! Online reports. The USPS typically requires a five-year waiting period after a death before issuing stamps. Sharpton also called for a national day of mourning, urging people to gather in schools, community centers, and churches to pay tribute to the singer on Tuesday, when a public memorial service will be held at L.A.'s Staples Center. 


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  • Jake

    LOL, Sharpton is such a fool!!!!

  • jmiklane

    Thanks Al. Thanks for getting as much face time as you can when somebody dies. We really appreciate all your help.

  • Valerie

    I can’t wait until Al Sharpton is dead.

  • Scott

    What? Sharpton wants the USPS to issue a nambla stamp?

  • Dani

    I can just see it. MJ walking hand-in-hand with a little boy. So touching….in all the bad places.

  • John

    I’m not licking the back of that! God please make it stop!

  • SeekTherapy

    Hey, i see nothing wrong with Michael Jackson getting a commemorative stamp. I think he should. Lucille Ball,Marilyn Monroe and most other legends have. Also,why couldn’t the United States give Michael Jackson a national day of mourning, the world was shocked when finding out Michael Jackson died. I know i was and still am. I grew up listening to my sisters “Ben Album”.
    I stand behind Al Sharpton all the way on this one and i am a white women. Doesn’t always have to be a African American person supporting Al Sharpton.I think most white people would think the same way..
    Good Luck,
    Al Sharpton

  • tag

    Sharpton has as much class as you bashers.

  • WTF

    Al Sharpton is a media whore and needs to go away… forever…followed by Jessie Jackson … I agree a stamp is a good idea, but not because Al wants it..

  • Bvan

    The Rev.S want a day to honor an entertainer, how about Bob Hope. He entertained thousands of our fighting men over decades while MJ entertained little boys at sleep-overs!! Enough..

  • Michael Jackson Fan

    Elvis married a 13 year old and had numerous relationships with underage girls. I never witnessed the outrage over the media glorifying him. I wonder why…

  • Ellen

    Yeah, and Bob Hope got a huge amount of coverage when he passed, but that was quite a while ago, and this is now, and this is Michael Jackson. Having said that, although the death of Michael Jackson has hit me a lot harder than I would have expected, you can’t expect everyone to have the same response, and a national day of mourning is silly. The memorial service is enough for those who want to to have a chance to say goodbye. I’ll be watching it but that doesn’t mean that I think everyone else should as well.

  • Rock Golf

    What? During his life, enough people didn’t lick Michal Jackson’s backside?

  • JT

    The things he’ll do to stay in the media. Times are tough now we have a black president, cries of racism don’t have the same punch.

  • Yay!

    Boy lovers of the world get their own stamp!

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