Report: Michael Jackson Has Died

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Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, has died after being rushed to the hospital in cardiac arrest Thursday afternoon, TMZ reports.

Jackson was 50.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Steve Ruda told the Los Angeles Times newspaper that Jackson was not breathing when paramedics responded to a call at his Los Angeles home about 12:30 p.m.

The paramedics performed CPR and took him to UCLA Medical Center, Ruda told the paper. They were unable to revive him, TMZ reported.

Michael Jackson is survived by three children: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince Michael Jackson II.

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