According to largest online fan club of Michel Jackson, fanatic fans and followers of MJ have been committing suicide because of Michael’s tragic death. The total figure of suicide cases has reached up to 12.
A Brit is said to be among the followers reported to have taken their own lives since Thursday.
‘I believe the total figure is 12,’ says Gary Taylor, the president of MJ community.com.
‘It is a serious situation that these people are going through but Michael Jackson would never want this. He would want them to live.’
Meanwhile, The Samaritans has urged sites covering Michael’s death to publish its telephone number so those affected can contact them. ‘We are aware that some people might be distressed… Samaritans are there for them,’ says spokeswoman Nicola Peckett.