Reports: Michael Jackson dead at age 50

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

Jackson was 50.

Steve Ruda told the Los Angeles Time newspaper that Jackson was not breathing when Los Angeles Fire Department 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, the LA Times 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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