Michael Jackson - Mohamed Al-fayed Slams Soccer Fans Over Michael Jackson Statue

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Harrods boss and soccer club owner Mohamed Al-fayed has lashed out at British sport fans protesting a Michael Jackson statue at his team's London stadium.
Supporters of Fulham Football Club in London are outraged by the six-foot (1.8-metre) golden statue of the King of Pop, which was commissioned by Al-Fayed and unveiled on Sunday (03Apr11).
Hundreds of supporters have signed a petition opposing the golden memorial, with one Fulham supporter, Lee Robinson, telling Britain's The Guardian, "Why us? Fulham football fans do not want a statue of Michael Jackson. It's completely mad. He's got nothing to do with us. To be honest, he's the last person you'd want there."
But Al-Fayed, an old friend of the King of Pop, is refusing to listen to his club's fans, telling protesters to "go to hell" if they don't support the statue.
He tells the Press Association, "Football fans love it. If some stupid fans don't understand and appreciate such a gift they can go to hell.
"I don't want them to be fans. If they don't understand and don't believe in things I believe in they can go to (rival London team) Chelsea, they can go to anywhere else. People will queue to come and visit it from all over the U.K. and it is something that I and everybody else should be proud of."
Jackson once visited the soccer club in 1999 as a guest of Al Fayed. The pop star was given a standing ovation by thrilled fans as he walked around the soccer pitch waving a Fulham scarf and holding one of the team's official umbrellas.


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Go 'head Mohamed! Speak yo mind!
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Some people are mean and just don't get it!!!!!!!!!!
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Anyone who doesn't like Michael Jackson can go FLOCK!!!! themselves!!!! Its his place and if he loves MJ then JUST RESPECT, or like he says GET OUT!!!!!! and DON"T EVER COME BACK!!!!!!! Thank you AL-Fayed, we love u too!! :) Ms. Cat
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''this is personal to Al,Fayed as michal meant a great deal to him and he just wants it to be known that he admires michael and wants it to be known , i knw if i had the money i would definatly want one ov those statues in my house ,infact i av always wished i could av one ov those wax statues ov mj ,imagine that ,i would l.o.v.e it and i totally agree wiv Al,Fayed in all ov his comments ,''if ya dont like then buzz off '' and how dare lee robinson say such nasty words ''michael is the last person he would want there '' cheeky git ,i dont see the problem wiv the statue ,its brilliant and it shows truley how much AlFayed thought ov our dear michael . so well done to him for this state ov ''ART''. OMG i bet the fanz wouldnt complaine if it wr a 6ft statue ov a nacked woman up thr though would they . i have maximum respect for Al,fayed god bless
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good for al-fayed!!!! he is a decision maker !! not like alot of people I know!!! we still want the truth about michael!! why isnt more being done about conrad murray the killer!!! should be moved out of LA county!! we want justice and information!!
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