There’s nothing at all suspicious about how everyone in the late Michael Jackson’s retinue was so Goddamn excited about making money off his death. Joe Jackson said matter-of-factly in October 2009, ‘He’s worth more dead than when he was alive.’ Now take that statement and suck all the grieving out of it and you’ve got the same sentiment expressed by the AEG Live CEO right after the singer died. According to reports, today, CEO Randy Phillips is being questioned about a poorly-worded email for the legal proceedings in the wrongful death lawsuit against AEG. ‘Michael’s death is a terrible tragedy, but life must go on,’ Phillips wrote. ‘AEG will make a fortune from merch sales, ticket retention, the touring exhibition, and the film/dvd. I still wish he was here!’ Phillips told attorney Brian Panish he only really meant the part with the feelings in it. The case is ongoing. Katherine Jackson filed the suit after her son’s death. Paris Jackson is a plaintiff but reportedly wants nothing to do with it.