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'Antiques Roadshow': Woman Shows Off Rare Michael Jackson Artwork

'Antiques Roadshow': Woman Has Michael Jackson's Childhood Drawings

On "Antiques Roadshow," a woman who went to school with Michael Jackson brought in artwork the King of Pop had drawn in the tenth grade.

The woman said she used to watch Michael Jackson draw in art class, and then he'd bawl up his work and throw it away. One day she asked if she could have a Charlie Chaplin picture he drew - he said sure -- to take it home and enjoy. When she brought home the artwork without a signature, her Dad suggested she go back and get one ... it was a good thing she did.

"It's tough, there aren't a lot of comparables out there, but we feel that these would perform very strongly at auction and would give an estimate of about between $8,000 and $10,000 each."

Fans on Facebook were loving the episode -- some learning for the first time that Michael Jackson liked to draw.

Turns out, Jackson did love to draw and more - he even used a Santa Monica airport hangar as his studio and art storehouse.

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jobkpr April 23 2014 at 12:46 AM

Do journalism student have to study spelling and grammar anymore? Michael Jackson might have bawled (cried) but he didn't bawl up his artwork, he BALLED it up. Geeez......my english teacher are rolling in their graves!

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meiguosn April 22 2014 at 9:40 PM

What a keepsake for a teacher to have!! If it were me, I'd give Michael Jackson's 10th grade art work to his children. Wouldn't you love to have a piece of art work done by your parent in high school!!

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ChingOW Mango meiguosn April 23 2014 at 1:15 AM

Yes most excellent idea - and they can afford it too! Get real - those kids have enough sh*t of his - as if they would care! They would roll it into a ball and make the original owner bawl!

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NAOMI April 22 2014 at 8:33 PM

I couldn't get past "bawl" up his work - please get some people on staff that understand the English language.

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carocarpenter NAOMI April 22 2014 at 8:59 PM

You are funny....I thought I was the only one who noticed some people's atrocious spelling...

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strgrzrs carocarpenter April 22 2014 at 10:10 PM

It wasn't spelled wrong- it was the wrong word!

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ChingOW Mango carocarpenter April 23 2014 at 1:17 AM

You can tell how boring this topic actually is by all the attention paid - not to the article but to typo and general lack of knowledge.

Yuo cna tlel hwo broing tish ----- fun huh?

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a750hot April 22 2014 at 4:02 PM

lucky lady

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tmb55 April 22 2014 at 7:41 PM

it is everyone depending on Spell Check.... :(

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rothhammer1 tmb55 April 22 2014 at 8:02 PM

And a lack of competent editing, apparently.

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ChingOW Mango April 23 2014 at 1:07 AM

Wish I had something worth a lot of money!

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WANDA ChingOW Mango April 23 2014 at 11:05 PM

Don't we all??? LOL

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nickelmac April 22 2014 at 5:17 PM

Oh great! Now his mother will sue the woman to get the artwork.........

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miriamisrael1 nickelmac April 22 2014 at 6:59 PM

I see what you're saying ---what with all the stuff being said in the media about the family, but damn you didn't have to go there

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carocarpenter miriamisrael1 April 22 2014 at 9:02 PM

I thought was funny....

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lesliesherratt April 22 2014 at 4:13 PM

so, let's see the picture.

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Sandy lesliesherratt April 22 2014 at 4:51 PM

It's shown in the video

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timt7rb April 22 2014 at 4:53 PM

That would be way cool to own. Good for her.

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miriamisrael1 timt7rb April 22 2014 at 7:02 PM

at trhe tune of 8 to 10 grand...hell yeah that's cool. I wish I was her right now cause I could sure use that "free" money.

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auntiem30sure April 22 2014 at 4:39 PM

Very cool...

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Sandy auntiem30sure April 22 2014 at 4:59 PM

Agree!

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