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Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 3:40 pm  |  11 responses

Michael Jordan Paid $100K to Rent Museum for 50th Birthday Party


This NBA All-Star Weekend has become virtually all about Michael Jordan. After all, the G.O.A.T. is turning 50 on Sunday, and he’s celebrating in (expensive) style at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Don’t fret, MJ is more than good for it. Per CultureMap Houston (via CBS): “Even if you’re Michael Jordan, you only turn 50 once — and the former NBA star is sparing no expense to celebrate his milestone birthday in Houston over NBA All-Star Weekend. Jordan has had several local agents scouting the perfect spot for his party, which early plans outlined as a private dinner for 100 followed by a concert for 200 additional guests, according to one representative. [...] Renting the MFAH costs a pretty penny — a ‘donation’ of $100,000 — not to mention the added costs of valet attendants, catering and drink, security detail and special performers, but that’s a drop in the bucket for a baller like His Airness.”

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Gilbert/100001749589586 Mike Gilbert

    That’s cute
    -Vince Young

  • shutup

    I paid a thousand dollars for my sneakers
    Ye told ya, a 100k for a feature
    Eee-err Eee-err, sound of the bed
    Beat it up, beat it up, then I get some head

  • http://twitter.com/RyanDeahn RyanDeahn

    And there will be a reenactment by actors of Jordan punching Steve Kerr in the face during practice.

  • Comment_System

    There’s a joke here somewhere…

  • Ugh

    Wasn’t that Will Purdue?

  • Irishway’s

    I thought it was Bill Cartwright

  • Kissyfur

    Michael Jordan pays 100k to rent museum….Michael Jordan makes 200k in the time it took to write check.

  • TBRK

    I really can’t recall the last time I had a ‘party’ for my birthday….my most vivid memory has to be back when I was around 9 or 10, honestly. I can’t even imagine dropping 100K to celebrate turning 50

  • Gregg Shorthand

    For anyone who still wondered if rap existed, you just killed any hope.

  • shutup

    LOL, Why can’t music just be fun? How come everyone thinks they are like the chastity belt of hip/hop? Word to the wise; Don’t take life to serious; no one makes it out alive……….

  • Guest

    Doesn’t mention that Nike actually paid for the party

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