Michael Jackson Confirms Conversion to ISLAM..

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LONDON, Nov 21 –Michael Jackson has become a Muslim – and changed his name to Mikaeel. The skint superstar, 50, donned Islamic garb to pledge allegiance to the Quran in a ceremony at a pal’s mansion in Los Angeles.

Jackson sat on the floor wearing a tiny hat after an Imam was summoned to officiate.

The singer, who was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, converted to Islam in a ceremony at a friend’s house in Los Angeles. The ceremony took place while Jackson, 50, was recording an album at the home of Steve Porcaro, a keyboard player who composed music on his Thriller album.

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The star – whose hits include “The Way You Make Me Feel” – was spotted looking “a bit down” by a producer and a songwriter who had both embraced Islam.

The source said: “They began talking to him about their beliefs, and how they thought they had become better people after they converted. Michael soon began warming to the idea.

“An imam was summoned from the mosque and Michael went through the shahada, which is the Muslim declaration of belief.”

Mikaeel is the name of one of Allah’s angels.

“Jackson rejected an alternative name, Mustafa – meaning ‘the chosen one’”.

British singer Yousef Islam, 60 – who was called Cat Stevens until he famously converted – turned up to help Jackson celebrate.

It was his pals David Wharnsby – a Canadian songwriter – and producer Phillip Bubal who counselled Jackson.

The pair’s new names are Dawud Wharnsby Ali and Idris Phillips.

Jackson now prays to Mecca after the ceremony at the Hollywood Hills home of Toto keyboard player Steve Porcaro, 51, who composed music on the singer’s Thriller album.

Last year his brother, Jermaine Friday, suggested Jackson would convert having taken an interest in Islam since Friday’s conversion in 1989.“When I came back from Mecca I got him a lot of books and he asked me lots of things about my religion and I told him that it’s peaceful and beautiful,” said Friday.“He read everything and he was proud of me that I found something that would give me inner strength and peace.

“I think it is most probable that Michael will convert to Islam.“He could do so much, just like I am trying to do. Michael and I and the word of God, we could do so much.”

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  1. “DO YOU KNOW” : How come Michael Jackson doesn’t tell
    the world in his own words such as : “I confirm that
    I have now become a Muslim convert”. The report under
    “DO YOU KNOW” only mention that he has converted to
    Islam. Let Michael Jackson say this from his own mouth!

    • Yes it’s true, being in to Michael position, which in his life full of media drama, I don’t think it is secure for him to announce it to public he converted as people out there never see a good side of Michele and they will try to manipulate the news become sensational story over and over again. More over in US Islam was not welcome by others after the tragedy of September 11.

      But from the tragedy, when Jermain give up the speech about the loosing of his brother by opening speech with his prayer “Bsmillah hirrahman nir rahhim” and end up with “May Allah bless you Michele”, the confirmation he converted was likely there. Latest during interview with Larry King Live at Neverland, Jermain continuously said “Listen, Michael was a gift from Allah, but people doesn’t see hm in that way, so now Allah taken him back what he has created, so once he’s gone people out there will know how much they really loved him”

      This quote are very deep and meaningful from Jermaine about the losses of hs brother, which I was touched and out of tears, and perhaps it is a strong evidence that Michael already converted in Islam and pass away by name of Mikaeel as his Muslim name.

      Hopefully with this messenger from Jermain, all Muslim in this entire world who mourn the death journey of Michael Jackson do not doubt anymore as he was in a safety place with Allah. He got his bless and mercy which hardly get by other.

      May Allah bless him always and forgiven the bad things he have done – Alfatihah –

  2. Hello,
    I have already seen it somethere

    Thanks

  3. pray for him

  4. pls forgiven

  5. Every body pray for him ,O god forgive him any bad things

  6. In my opinion we don’t have to announce to the world of are religious beliefs
    Its between him and Allah
    May Allah bless his soul
    Ameen

  7. ALLAH forgives his sins and grant him eternal peace and Jannat Al Firdous.Lets not judge him!leave that to
    SWT….

  8. Allah knows best of his convetion. pls forgive him and all of us.

  9. At least he united all races & religions on the same dance floor with most of his tunes. Now only his family & his muslim brother Jermaine can confirm that fact… But a muslim is what a muslim does not what he says he is……Only ALLAH can Judge whats in our hearts,, The Mighty, Wise & Omniscient of all things, hidden & apparent…..Peace, Love & Sweet prayers for the whole world…. Amin..

  10. May Allah Blessed His Soul!

  11. May Allah accept us in the final DAY Ameen.

    Sadi

  12. Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihir raji’un. May Allah SWT have mercy upon his soul and forgive him all his life’s misdeeds, amin.

  13. May his Soul Rest In Peace Ameen

  14. May allah bless his soul- Ameen

  15. pls pray for him ;so that his soul may rest in perfect peace .amin.

  16. may Allah forgive him.

  17. Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun. May Allah bless the soul of Mikaeel Jackson

  18. peace be to all out there especially those being opressed ,may Allahs justice come to those in need all over the planet..so we shall pray together in harmony and sincerity,…
    as for Mikaeel as he was known islamically .if this is totally true also Allah is the one who knows and will judge him,and if his intention was to be muslim…the least we can do is pray for him and maybe even ask Allah to forgive him by his mercy even for those efforts. and only Allah has the right to judge.
    as we nmuslims are obliged to feel for others who are struggling in the ways of true faith and trying to be better peaople and hence turning to Allah and islam
    may Allah accepts our repentances and duas.
    His brother jermaine is a wise bro and if he tried to guide his bro also may he be blessed and his efforts accepted and be of help to him and others out ther etc .ameen

  19. May Allah SWT grant him eternal rest. Amin.

  20. May Allah forgive his sins and grant him paradise.

  21. May Allah forgive Mikaeel all his sins and admit him into Paradise Al Firdous.May we also earn Allah’s favor before our last breath. Ameen.

  22. May Allah have mercy upon us all.and may micheal rest in perfect peace,ameen.


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