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  • Submitted: Wed, January 06, 2010
  • Updated: Thu, March 07, 2013

  • Reported By: Dante — Soux Falls South Dakota U.S.A.
CHEROKEE BILLIE
Internet United States of America

CHEROKEE BILLIE Billie Chainey "PSYCHIC" CHEROKEE BILLIE CHARGES GRIEVING FANS TO CHANNEL MICHAEL JACKSON VIA PRIVATE SESSION Internet

*Consumer Comment: Beware.

*Consumer Comment: Cherokee Billie and Michael Jackson

*Consumer Suggestion: Why are you involving Bonnie Vent in this? Suggestion

*Consumer Comment: seriously?!

*Consumer Suggestion: I must have missed the headline news

*Consumer Suggestion: NO, NO, NO!!

*General Comment: It's a persons choice

*Consumer Comment: Cherokee Billie

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON CHEROKEE BILLIE

*General Comment: This is an absurd

*Consumer Comment: FYI

*General Comment: WRONG INTERPRETATION

*Consumer Comment: The Truth About Cherokee Billie

*Consumer Comment: Cherokee Billie is not a fraud

*General Comment: Defending Cherokee and Her Blog

*Consumer Comment: Cherokee Billie

*General Comment: rebuttal!!!

*Consumer Comment: Complete Untruth!

*Consumer Comment: try to be fair

*Consumer Comment: false alegations

*REBUTTAL Individual responds: Totally untrue! This man is misunderstood!

*General Comment: Stop assaulting Cherokee Billie

*General Comment: Cherokee Billie

*General Comment: This is NOT true!

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Fun with psychics is all well and good.  Cherokee Billie, however, has taken it to another level.  She is promising to connect fans of the recently deceased pop icon, Michael Jackson, directly to him via her channeling services.  Of course, she charges 1.75 per minute to do so.   I know of  individuals who had this service and received nothing but the same platitudes....clearly canned statements for the grieving fan.  She makes it very clear in the fine print of her site that there are no refunds and that this is for entertainment purposes.  Yet, why PROMISE people that they can be connected to an international icon at the flip of a switch?  When people complained about this, she made many of her posts private, and there is a cult like quality to her posts--if she disagrees with what you state, she deletes your posts or bans you from her site. 

Of course, the above is taking advantage of emotionally upset individuals, but there is still other behavior that is disturbing. She tried to collect funds for the Dominican Republic in the name of Michael Jackson. That's right, she wanted people to send cash to her "for the children of the Dominican Republic." 

She has posted a great deal of what "Michael" allegedly said about the circumstances surrounding his death.  Other psychics have withheld this info due to the ongoing nature of the investigation.  This is problematic.

Finally, if you want to hear what Michael has told her, you must pay 20.00. That's right, his message to his fans comes at a price:  20.00.

We were disturbed at this woman's taking advantage of fans, but it is particularly disturbing that she does this without the permission of this man's family.  She discusses what his children were witness to. Again, is there no regard for the privacy of this man's family?  At what cost sensationalism?

People are spending quite a bit of money to have their talks with "Michael". I highly recommend that you research this before you become another broke client. One person claims that she had no money left for food the month that she did the above activities.  One can state that this is the fault of the individual, but there are a lot of people out there that are hurting and stressed.

Why be broke also?

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/06/2010 12:45 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/CHEROKEE-BILLIE/internet/CHEROKEE-BILLIE-Billie-Chainey-PSYCHIC-CHEROKEE-BILLIE-CHARGES-GRIEVING-FANS-TO-CHANNEL-550297. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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#1 Consumer Comment

Beware.

AUTHOR: Robert - (USA)

Credentials in order?  LMAO!

Doctor of Naturopathy from The Clayton School of Natural Healing:  non-accredited coorespondence school.  If you'd like to know more about this school and it's graduates you can read the warnings about the school and it's grads at http://www.quackwatch.org/04ConsumerEducation/Nonrecorg/clayton.html

Dr. Barrett (a REAL medical doctor) gives some good information as to why folks might want to AVOID graduates of The Clayton School of Natural Healing.  Simply search for "Clayton College of Natural Health: Be Wary of the School and Its Graduates"

More information about this school and some of its graduates can be found here:  http://www.quackwatch.org/search/webglimpse.cgi?ID=1&query=clayton

Chalatans one and all.  LOL!
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#2 Consumer Comment

Cherokee Billie and Michael Jackson

AUTHOR: William James - (United States of America)

As the managing editor and reporter of a Christian News Magazine, I had the chance to interview Cherokee Billie at her home.  I am not easily deceived and visited her with an open mind, even though her line of work is dubious to me, or so I thought.

She is a very lovely lady, extremely intelligent, an Ordained Minister, a Doctor of Holistic medicine, and she is a very intuitive soul.  She lives alone and has an illness that has kept  her bedridden for 26 years.  This is not public knowledge.  She is in horrible, unrelenting chronic pain.  Her financial status is dire indeed and she explained how she used a God-given gift to earn a living.  While there are many rip off artists out there, I think you missed it on this one. 

I can tell you she lives modestly behind barred windows, with bars on her bedroom door from being robbed and raped on a couple of occassions.  She is half Cherokee and half Irish.  Her father had multi-million dollars worth of contract work with the Dept. of Defense.  At his death he left her well fixed and promoted his long time friend and business partner to run the company for her due to her failing health.  When he ran the business into the ground, she lost everything paying off the debts of the company to protect her father's good name.  She is a woman with dignity, honor, respect, and good moral character.  Her last rape was in Feb. 2013.  She has a rare condition that is slowly killing her.

I saw documentation with my own eyes that all of her credentials were in order, legal, and not phony or forged.  I am satisfied that she is who she says she is and does what she does to help people who are hurting as well as make a liveable wage.

She explained the process of channeling someone to me and while I didn't want or need a demonstration of it, I found it interesting since most of us go through our life doing some of these things she does every day, we just don't know it or recognize it as a God-given gift of perception.  In Biblical days, the term Prophet was used and in essence, she is a modern day prophet with gifts of healing the sick.  She doesn't use tarot cards, magic tricks, or delve into the dark arts.  She is no longer able to channel anyone these days because she is too ill.  Efforts to help the grieving populace when Michael Jackson died were sincere and well meaning.  Phone records showed hundreds and hundreds of calls from people wanting to talk to him.  I checked with several other well known Psychics and they said the same thing.

Your allegations are probably meant to inform others as a service to help them, but you didn't do all of your homework and get all the facts straight.  Her income was insufficient at that time to pay for round the clock care and feel safe.  Since then, she has lost almost everything.  In your efforts to help others, you have hurt another person who was trying to help others too.  Perhaps someone should do a story on you and your bias in order to protect others from your tainted reports.  I think I made my point. 
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#3 Consumer Suggestion

Why are you involving Bonnie Vent in this? Suggestion

AUTHOR: Deirdre - (USA)

I find it odd that every time something is said about Cherokee Billie, Bonnie Vent is mentioned. Why does a complaint about Billie equate to a diatribe about Vent?  Everyone knows your fans have been putting false info out there about her and other psychics so as to better your financial position.  (I have proof of at least one).  If you have specific facts about Vent, deal with it, but don't answer a complaint about Billie with comments about another so called psychic. Here is my solution for resolution. Take the challege, Billie...the one offered by the skeptics. That is your shot at a million bucks. Moreover, I hear that you have also channeled John Lennon this past December. In fact, I have a copy of your blog with PROOF that you claim to have done this during a sesson where you charged someone to talk to her dad, or Michael Jackson, or someone.  In any event, stick to the facts of this case.  Frankly, you all have pretty much proven each and every allegation of the original complaint. Billie--how much did you make last year via PayPal and credit cards channeling Michael Jackson?  Judging from the testimonials on your site and of your own people, above, it was a heck of a lot. How much did you get in contributions for the children of the Dominican Republic? Where is the documentation for where those donations went? You call yourself a minister, so are you also tax exempt?  Why don't you open your business records to a neutral third party.  Also, take the skeptics test or do a reading for one of them.  I am not one of them, but I can tell you that they have offered a handsome reward for proving your abilities. Since you have such a prolific following, contact them and prove it really is Michael Jackson or John Lennon.  Give peace a chance. Step up to the challenge. Post how much you made last year on this and other readings, subject your talent to scrutiny, and admit to all the celebrities you have been talking about channeling in your secret blog. Frankly, I am beginning to think that if people come on here and defend this, saying 1.75 and hour is dirt cheap to talk to Michael Jackson, perhaps there is nothing that can be done to help them, but we can help others. There are a lot of lonely, desperate people in the world...people who use their entire disability check on psychics, so I do feel a public interest is served in addressing this.  I would really like a specific answer to these questions, Billie. Remember, I have screen shots of your blogs where you tell people who you have channeled, and I have counted the number of people who say you have channeled Michael Jackson in private sessions, so take the challenge and put the criticism to rest by disclosing your financial info and minister status.

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#4 Consumer Comment

seriously?!

AUTHOR: smittycal50 - (United States of America)

First of all, who the heck would want to channel Michael "Chester the Molester" Jackson????!!!!!  That is ridiculously hilarious!

You deserve to be ripped off if you actually thought you could talk to that douchebag through a psychic.

I love this site, it always makes me LOL
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#5 Consumer Suggestion

I must have missed the headline news

AUTHOR: Robert - (USA)

where it was announced that this "real psychic" won the ONE MILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE offered by the Amazing Randi and the Randi Foundation!

Gosh oh golly!  How did I miss this spectacular news event?  After all, Mr. Randi has been offering this ONE MILLION DOLLARS for several DECADES with no successful takers.  Even the likes of Uri Geller and Sylvia Brown refuse to scoop up this easy cash (for a true psychic.)

I'm in the wrong line of work.  Guess I need to set up my psychic website.  Not only will I channel you through to Micheal, put I'll toss in Mae West and Anna Nicole Smith as well! 

LMAO!

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#6 Consumer Suggestion

NO, NO, NO!!

AUTHOR: Ramjet - (U.S.A.)

It's pretty obvious that all these responses are solicited by this ridiculous fraud.

Anyone who actually believes there is such a thing as a psychic and believes they can 'Channel' Michael Jackson - ROTFLMAO - and sends them money deserves to be taken to the cleaners.

Unbelievable, you complete unadulterated idiots. 

Even if there were such a thing as a psychic (there isn't) do you really think Michael Jackson would choose some ridiculous unknown fraud to communicate with?

Believe me, this person is sitting home laughing their a** off at your gullibility while counting your money.

Hilarious!!

It's absurd things like this that make Ripoffreport rewarding to read.  I can share absurdities like this with friends and they can laugh at you too.

"Cherokee Billie"  HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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#7 General Comment

It's a persons choice

AUTHOR: Dave - (U.S.A.)

Personally I don't believe in readings and have little faith in those who do them However, if the business has all of the proper disclosure then I don't fault the person who is doing the readings.  People have to be responsible enough to read the disclosures and if they do not agree with them then don't use whatever service that is being provided.  Second if someone does use the service that is their choice.  I'm sure we can say many businesses are scams and take advantage of people.

If a person who uses this service gets some comfort out of it for whatever reason then I say so be it. If they didn't then don't use the service again and use it as a learning experience for what not to do in the future.

 

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#8 Consumer Comment

Cherokee Billie

AUTHOR: Emily Sandstrom - (United States of America)

I have known Cherokee Bille and have had a client-professional relationship with her since 1994; have talked many hours on the phone to her.  $1.75 a minute is dirt cheap.  Billie does what she says she does, and if you ask her something she doesn't do, she tells you that.  She is very succinct and most of her sessions are pretty short.  Billie isn't ripping anyone off.  She lives month to month like all the rest of us do, and she could charge a lot more.  No one makes anyone call a psychic, you know.

When Billie told me about this Bonnie Vent thing, and showed me the nonsense the creature wrote, I was--and still am--incensed.  As a matter of fact, I sent an email to all those companies the Bonnie listed in her email as if they were investigating agencies...and guess what?  The mailer daemon said there was no such address for all (at least) six of them.  The email I sent to the address the email purported to come from also came back undeliverable.  That was supposed to be the Bonnie!

I understand Bonnie Vent also channels Michael Jackson, and does a lot of what she is accusing Billie of, and charges a lot more money for it. 

I only wish Bonnie Vent were harassing ME instead of Billie.  Billie is a nice person, and I am a Viking who LOVES to defend in a good righteous battle!

 

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#9 REBUTTAL Owner of company

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON CHEROKEE BILLIE

AUTHOR: Neva - (United States of America)

I have been running a successful psychic service on the internet for three years. I have never had a complaint. I do state in my "terms of service" that this is for entertainment purposes only, all legitimate psychics have to do this to protect themselves from lawsuits. I take my work quite seriously. The person who reported this has never spoken to me directly; obviously this is an unprovoked attack. I do know that there's one psychic who claims to channel Michael Jackson that has a vendetta against me, for reasons unknown to me, and I feel that this attack comes from one of her followers because of the negative things she has written about me.

I do not answer the same way to each person who calls me. I am not following any type of script and I listen to the individuals problems. The majority of my clients are calling about love relationships.

I have never had someone calling me so much that they were unable to pay for food for the month. Most people call me every few months. No one calls me every day.

I do not promise anyone that I can connect them to Michael Jackson. Nowhere on my website do I advertise that. Most people prefer to get readings connecting them to their deceased loved ones.  For over fifteen years I have been channeling deceased loved ones for individuals.

I do not have anywhere on my website a place for people to post comments. Therefore how could I ban someone or remove their post? I do have a blog, which is open to the public and people can post as long as it's not offensive.

Every year at Christmas I collect money for the children in the Dominican Republic. I normally do this privately. This past year I donated everything I received in the name of Michael Jackson, because of his love of children, to a church in the Dominican Republic that distributed food and toys for the children. I do not claim to run any type of charity.  This was a one time thing. I just thought some people might want to participate.

There are many psychics all over the internet world wide who are claiming to channel Michael Jackson and I do not claim to be the only psychic who can channel Michael Jackson. I believe that psychically gifted people can connect to him. Again I do not advertise this service. All of these statements made about me are false. If you would look at my website you would see this is true.

I have a list of psychics that I exchange business with and they will all verify of what I say. I also can give a list of clients and companies that I've worked with that will verify that I am the most inexpensive psychic on the internet. No one has ever been taken advantage of.

I think it's very unfair that all of these allegations are printed about me without the truth being shown. You can see my clients worldwide have written your company verifying what I do. If people were dissatisfied I would not have such a large following.

I hope you take this letter seriously and contact me personally.

Sincerely,
Billie Chainey AKA Cherokee Billie

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#10 General Comment

This is an absurd

AUTHOR: Marita - (Argentina)

All this is an absurd, I cant believe what the author says about Cherokee Billie. She is a very good person, and she doesnt deserve all this.
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#11 Consumer Comment

FYI

AUTHOR: Stacey - (U.S.A.)

There is no such thing as a "psychic, witch, spellcaster" etc etc - the only thing "psychic" about these scam artists is the ability to separate gullible people from their hard monies

STOP wasting your time and money - use that cash for YOURSELF

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#12 General Comment

WRONG INTERPRETATION

AUTHOR: Brrr - (Slovenia)

It seems like you have fun with destroying peoples lives and bussines. You have no worthly work like attacking people for what they are doing? You presenting yourself like someone who want to protect people, but I doubt in yout intentions and your motivation it seems to me like jealousy.

Tell me and be honest, do you receive payment for your work? Or you don't get pay for what you are doing in your bussines? I am bet you are not working without paying. Like everyone else, we all receive payment for what we doing as profesional. And Cherokee is psyhic, this is her profesional bussines, so why disturbes you, if she receive payment for what she is woking? I don't know, please tell me, why she musn't get pay for her bussines. If someone who buy something and then is not satisfied with that, will you complain on that too? Or Cherokee is special or maybe more vulnerable and you just attack weakers?

And please be objective. You mix Cherokee bussines with Cherokee messages of Michael Jackson. Please be objecitve and post, that there are also people, who get and read all Michael's mesages from Cherokee and not give her a penny, because there is all on her blog and free. She don't charge for her messages of Michael's. But if someone wants to apply with his profesional offer, it's normaly, that he give her pay. Why you turn words and theirs meaning?. You remind me on Martin Bashir, which is wrongly interpreted Michael's words and acts and you saw, what that coused. Are you dare to takeover consequences for wrongly interpretation?

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#13 Consumer Comment

The Truth About Cherokee Billie

AUTHOR: purplehawk - (United States of America)

I happened to stumble onto Cherokee Billie's website shortly after Michael Jackson died.  I have never seen anywhere on her website or blog where she was charging anyone to be connected to Michael Jackson.  She does give private readings for a modest fee.  I have had one and she was able to give me messages from my mother and daughter that I knew was very accurate.  I have had readings from other psychics before -- and she was more accurate than many of them.

None of us on Cherokee Billie's blog has had to pay one penny to hear what Michael has told her.  I don't know who made such accusations, but they are wrong.  In fact, other people on the blog were also sharing their dreams and messages from Michael as well.

The people who were banned from her website were people who were making threats -- even death threats to her.  She has a right to ban anyone who is offensive and threatening.  They even made threats against one of the bloggers who visits Cherokee Billie's site/

Obviously, the people who are saying these things don't know anything about Cherokee Billie.  She is a very honest and loving person and would not take advantage of anybody.  In fact I found her psychic reading fees so much cheaper than other psychics that I have used in the past.  There is no way anyone can go broke for using her services. I don't know why people are attacking her like this, but they need to stop it.

 

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#14 Consumer Comment

Cherokee Billie is not a fraud

AUTHOR: Annonymous - (United States of America)

This complaint originated from a disturbed and immature individual who was participating in Cherokee Billie's website blog, which included but was not limited to having several channeled messages from the deceased pop superstar Michael Jackson, which were offered free of charge to the public on that blog and also in other locations in the internet.

When requested by Cherokee Billie to discontinue participation in her blog due to a problem with that individual, the individual then signed up on another psychic's website in order to accuse Cherokee Billie of "fraud" and gain support from those readers as revenge for rejection from that blog.

This arroused a vigilante response from the readers of that blog, and its host psychic fervently persuaded its members to bombard Cherokee Billie's email and the internet with slanderous and erroneous information in order to defame Cherokee Billie's character and business practices, which were perhaps viewed as competition to this second psychic.

Cherokee Billie sited reasons for deciding to privatize her blog following this onslaught as necessary for her personal safety and to ensure that further disruption would be minimized by screening its participants prior to being accepted into her blog.

Cherokee Billie provides psychic services and spiritual advice which appear to be legitimate and of high integrity, and has not misrepresented its services. The channeled material of Michael Jackson was only later offered for sale as a complete package to those that wished to purchase it as a set.

It should be noted that the second psychic referred to earlier also claims to channel a wide variety of celebrities which include Michael Jackson, and appears to be attempting to destroy Cherokee Billie's business and reputation in order to improve her own following.

There does not appear to be anything disreputable or unethical about Cherokee Billie's business or her blog, and as host she has the right to disassociate bloggers who are disruptive to her site. The participants in her blog come there freely and are not mislead through misrepresentation or coersion. It is the viewer's choice whether to accept the channeled information as legitimate or not, as it is for all psychic readings, and no one is forced to participate or pay for any services. There is no evidence that anyone is "being taken advantage of" since participation in the blog is voluntary and free of charge.

The complaint sited in this Ripoffreport is nearly identical to the accusations initiated from that second psychic's website, and contains mostly unsubstantiated opinion and erroneous facts. Because many of Cherokee Billie's followers have found comfort, solace, and appreciation for her blogs and services, she has been labeled in this complaint as having influenced a "cult" through emotional manipiulation of distressed mourners of Michael Jackson. No mention is made of her other numerous blogs which are focued on spiritual growth and Native American teachings.

I am one of the readers and sometime participant of Cherokee Billie's blog, and find the complaint registered here both insulting and without merit. It is reasonable to expect that a psychic will charge for services when that is what their business is. No purchaser of psychic services can ever be "guaranteed" a reading which necessarily meets the buyer's expectations in part or in whole, and it is not the fault or responsibility of the psychic reader if the readings provided fail to meet those expectations, since they can only channel what they receive. That is an implicit choice the buyer makes prior to purchasing and receiving a reading - the outcome cannot be guaranteed since the very process of psychic reading is spontaneous and not predetermined. The "validity" of such readings can only be judged subjectively by the purchaser. One person's complaint that a reading or other service did not satisfy their expectations does not invalidate the readings others have found acceptable, and the problem may be more with the buyer's faulty expectations rather than with the psychic or the reading which was provided.

It is my belief that the complaint registered here against Cherokee Billie is a reaction to misinformation provided by that former Cherokee Billie follower whose either unreasonable expectations or inability to participate in an acceptable manner on Cherokee Billie's site resulted in her being rejected from that site; this person then sought revenge for the "hurt feelings" generated by that rejection, and looked for support from a rival psychic's website to malign Cherokee Billie. Other similar postings by this individual which I found in the internet seem to reflect an ignorant immaturity in general on a number of related and unrelated topics.

It is therefore important to know who the complainers really are and the motivations for their complaints. I personally see no reason to criticize Cherokee Billie.

 

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#15 General Comment

Defending Cherokee and Her Blog

AUTHOR: friendtofriend - (United States of America)

I am here on Cherokee's behalf. I have known her since July and she has been nothing , but a good friend. Her blog is offered to us for no fee at all. It's a community of friendship. Sweet good people visit. Discussions on her blog are about many different subjects not just on Michael Jackson. She does her discussions online and charges nothing. Only thing she asks is that everyone respect eachother.

 Anyone, can join the blog if they are good spirited people. Only people not welcome are ones threatning her. Cherokee is the one being attacked and put down for the work she has done. No fees attached if you want to call and pay a small fee for a full reading that's your choice. She is working from the heart and spirit of love. I did visit a sight and those people were tainting her good name.

Shame on them for being so full of anger and saying hatefull things against her. Please people you need to stop this bashing of Cherokee. Her sight is full of friends and we talk amonst eachother for free. Speaking or typing openly is a way to heal aboout Michael Jackson. We are all fans and love sharing our thoughts and opinions of difference subjects. Peace and Love To All.

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#16 Consumer Comment

Cherokee Billie

AUTHOR: Angel - (United Kingdom)

Cherokee Billie is a very gifted psychic, she is a genuine, kind person, humble and warm, the type of person you can talk to and feel very comfortable.


I personally have had several readings with her and each time she has been accutely accurate and left me feeling totally amazed by what she relays to me. She charges a fraction of the price other psychics charge and the quality of her readings/advice far surpasses other psychics that I have had readings from in the past.


Cherokee Billie has provided FREE messages from Michael Jackson on her blog for everyone to read for the past 6 months which has helped many fans to cope with their grief from his passing, at no point has she 'taken advantage of emotionally upset individuals' in fact, quite the opposite. Through the messages she has relayed from Michael she has given Michael's fans the knowledge that he is ok.


Every year Cherokee Billie collects Food and Toys for the Dominican Republic because it is something she feels strongly about, to help the needy. This year she decided to dedicate it in Michael Jackson's Memory NOT as a Michael Jackson charity as it seems to be suggested in this article. It's the equivilent to doing a sponsored event and dedicating it to someone's memory, every year Cherokee Billie donates to the Dominican Republic, it's just in 2009 as this was the year Michael passed and she had been chanelling him for 6 months it seemed fitting that she dedicated it to Michael's memory.


As  psychic/spiritual work is Cherokee Billie's livelyhood it is obviously a service that she cannot always do for free (note she posts general messages from Michael free on her blog), therefore she must charge if people want to have private in depth readings. It wouldn't matter if she is contacting someones deceased relative or an icon - she is still using her time, energy and working so why shouldn't she charge someone who wants a private reading with Michael Jackson? You wouldn't expect a free reading for her to connect with your deceased grandmother!


I would just like to point out that during Michael's life there was never any regard for his or his families privacy, the media making up lies to sell stories and he was hounded for gossip but nobody took the time to protest against this! So to write in your article "is there no regard for the privacy of this man's family?  At what cost sensationalism?" is unbelievable! There are many so called psychics who claim to contact Michael Jackson...have they all contacted the Jackson family and asked permission? I think not!!


Finally the if Cherokee Billie has deleted posts on her blog they would have been in cases where they have been abusive, harassing or detrimental to other users of her blog. You wouldn't let someone who is rude or abusive enter your home so why should a blog community be any different! Her blog was open to all but due to some very disturbed people she has had no choice but to make it private, to protect herself and everyone who is part of the community. There is absolutely no cult like quality to any of her postings, they are beautiful spiritual postings to give her readers 'food for thought' and to take (or leave) from them whatever one will.



 

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#17 General Comment

rebuttal!!!

AUTHOR: anna - (United States of America)

hello,
there is nothing wrong going on there!

cherokee billie had offered a blog which was originally just a blog for her to communicate with people who are customers or just visitors of her website.
later on she wrote that she had channeled the spirit of michael jackson and kept on posting messages from that spirit.
this attracted a lot of fans.
they were always free.
(later on you could buy a download of a recorded audio of the same messages that are still available to read for free)

IF somebody wanted to have more and private information, it was possible to call her for a private reading.
every psychic offers that! a private reading for a fee. (bonnie vent for example is doing that, too) - in the same manner as readings to channel other spirits for example of relatives who had passed ...
it's their right to do that. they have to make a living, too. it's their job and their profession!

but again:
there were many free messages offered!
and still are!
there's nothing wrong with anything there!

cherokee billie's blog has been changed to private now because too many attacks against her made it even impossible to continue.
i was one of the people following her blog who suggested to go private because i didn't want to stop reading and communicating through her blog.

sincerely,
anna
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#18 Consumer Comment

Complete Untruth!

AUTHOR: rainbow - (United States of America)

I am a client of Cherokee Billie and want to say how COMPLETELY UNTRUE this report is and I would like to address these points from the report:

1) Cherokee Billie does NOT charge $1.75 per minute for her to channel Michael Jackson.  She charges this rate for her psychic readings. IF during your reading you would like her to TRY and contact Michael (sometime spirits will not come for various reasons, but most often they do and she is UP FRONT in telling you that).  

2) Cherokee Billie does not give refunds for her services because it is a SERVICE, not an item.  Who can return a 'service' and get a refund?  The entertainment purposes only statement is a protection for those who would try to take legal action if they are told something which is the truth, but that they might not want to hear.

3) Cherokee Billie did not make her posts private because people were complaining, it was because unscrupulous people were attacking and threatening her, i.e. other psychics who were most likely jealous and were afraid their business would go to her.  There is no cult like quality to her posts, unless you can call being loving, caring, motivating and inspirational cult like.  If thats true, anyone of the worlds religious leaders could have a cult like quality.

4) Cherokee Billies blog is only available now to those who are positive, spiritual people.  Her blog includes many more posts on various subjects with only a rare message from Michael Jackson. She deleted posts not because 'she disagrees with what you state' but because the posts are full of negativity and anger towards her and go against the rules of participation in her blog. She does not 'ban you from her site', she will let anyone in and tells you the steps to do it.

5)  The funds she collected for the children in the Dominican Republic is something she does every year.  This year, because of the charitable ways that Michael Jackson helped children she collected the funds and donated them in his name.  This is something she did for this Christmas season only.  This is not ongoing donations aimed at collecting funds using the name of Michael Jackson.

6)  Cherokee Billie posted the message she got from Michael Jackson regarding the circumstances surrounding his death because it is what he told her. She simply wrote what he said.  Probably the reason 'other psychics have withheld this information' is more than likely because they did not get anything from Michael and wanted to appear mysterious or that they alone are privy to some exclusive information.

7) Cherokee Billie posted ALL the messages she received from Michael Jackson FREE on her site.  You did not have to pay '20.00' to get them.  The OPTION to purchase an audio of Cherokee Billie reading the messages is available for those who wanted it.  I have purchased them myself and there is nothing in the audio that was not posted for FREE on her site.

There is no taking advantage of fans on the part of Cherokee Billie.  What messages she has provided, she provided for FREE and continues to do so.  In my eyes, this report is clearly a sad attempt by another psychic to ruin the reputation of a TRUE psychic.  I have had a reading with Cherokee Billie and she is authentic and I had her channel my father and she told me things he said that she could not have known herself. So why could she not channel Michael Jackson?  People are not famous and untouchable international icons in the afterlife.  Whoever generated this report is obviously feeling a financial threat to their business.  This person is quite clearly transferring actions they would do themselves onto Cherokee Billie.  In other words, if you are a thief and a liar, you tend to think others are also.
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#19 Consumer Comment

try to be fair

AUTHOR: heidi bessette - (United States of America)

just want to say that i have known cherokee billie for a very long time, and although it might seem to you that she is a fraud, you cant be more wrong.  this is the truth.  many of the services she offers are free and she never charges more, even if you go over the time limit.  furthermore,  she is the most reasonably priced psychic in the world.  she is more than willing to offer as much information as she can, not only regarding michael jackson but for individual private issues too all free of charge.  she is clear and concise and very accurate especially with fine details.  she does not brag about her abilities or try to pursuade you to have a reading with her.  i just wish you knew her personally so you could see the way she lives.  she very humble and uses her gift for spiritual growth and teaching purposes only.  as far as the disclaimer "for entertainment purposes" , this is necessary to incorporate for business reasons.   many of her messages or posts are designed to help others grow spiritually and to see beyond whats in front of us.  she incorporates prayers and advice and prayer request free of charge as well as many other services.  please, i'm just asking you to try to be fair.................peace!! 
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#20 Consumer Comment

false alegations

AUTHOR: giselamj - (Venezuela)

I have to say  as a frecuent bloger in Cherokee's site, that  I felt  it was good since the moment  I found it..
its a lovely site to share .. and it was not only about the motive of our grieving, we share a lot more about other topics of spiritual kind and for spiritual richness
I met people around the world and all in this place is full of respect to each other ...

and I NEVER paid  a penny for anything.
It really made me sad to read how many lies are filed in this claim .. none of those are true.
Perhaps  I am stil grieving "Pop star"Michael Jackson but that doesnt makes me a blind or fool person at my 50 years old .
I feel the good in  Cherokees site and thats the reason I stayed for so long.
None ask me for money to be in the blog or for anything.
If she was like the person who reported her said, she would  have been private since the  very beguining.
English is not my native language but I guess I have made my explanation clear.
Thank you.

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#21 REBUTTAL Individual responds

Totally untrue! This man is misunderstood!

AUTHOR: kalloci - (United States of America)

It is totally untrue what this man is saying. I firmly believe he is completely misunderstood.

Cherokee Billie is a very honoured psychic and has never done anything only for money as this man allegedly says. She does not force people into her services - people keep going to her site because they feel the good energy and positive vibrations coming from her messages. She charges for her service as would anyone else, in any profession. But it is not a rip off at all. The price is low compared to the amount of love she gives back and I am sure people would pay it twice if they were asked to.

Her readings are genuine, everyone who has had readings with her can confirm that. What made her blog go private is the amount of hate and jealousy coming in the form of threats to her person and her bloggers - and she does not deserve this kind of treatment! She does not promise anything, she just does the readings because it really happens and that disturbs people who can't stand that.

Everything in her blog is pure love, she does channels Michael Jackson because she is gifted and was given the talent by God. All she does is based on love and she receives love back from those who has been in touch with her. The posts which conveys hate and anger are not deleted before they are kindly and answered accordingly.

She has a free blog and it has not only messages from Michael Jackson. Differently from other blogs, it also offers divesified articles, which have as the ultimate goal the spiritual growth. I have never mentioned anything about her being broke at all, it is not true. She lives in harmony and has enough for her living and also donates to needed institutions.

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#22 General Comment

Stop assaulting Cherokee Billie

AUTHOR: anabella - (United States of America)

cherokee does not exploit mentally impaired people. Not abused any weakness.

she offers her Mesg free on his blog. Derive no advantage or economic benefit for their work. It does not seek fame or wealth.

please consult privately payment is minimal. Doctors, psychologists and other profresionales also charge for their services but nobody criticizes them their fees.

this woman has to get paid to work for is offering a service. Is helping people to recover for the death of Michael Jackson. The cost of services is minimal and reasonable.

on the other hand, I find no reason to repudiate the collection of money for people Domicana Republic. It is a charity and does not pose any harm to help others. She does not force people to send their money. It is at will.

nothing undermines the privacy of the children of Michael Jackson. No offensive messages to them nor expose the intimacies of family.

this lady's blog helps to overcome the death of Michael. It creates in the minds of people visiting the blog resentments or pain of any kind.

i firmly believe that messages are transmitted it really Michael Jackson.
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#23 General Comment

Cherokee Billie

AUTHOR: Anne UK - (United Kingdom)

I am absolutely appalled at this report against Cherokee Billie. I have been member of her blog since last summer and have found her blog to be an extremely supportive one. First of all she does NOT wholly give us messages from Michael. This lady has a spiritual side that is enlightening she puts posts on her blog that make you stop and think.Cherokee channels Michael and passes on his messages which are all of love and hope. She has not passed on any details about his passing that are not already known in the public domain so is no threat to the ongoing investigation. As far as I'm aware she has not discussed what Michaels children were witness too either. Again another fact that had been reported by the media.The reason that this lady has made her blog private is as she was receiving death threats and was being slated all over the Internet as being a fraud.This claim was being made by another so called psychic. One whose blog I have visited and know that she is supposed to be chanelling from Michael. Genuine fans know that Michael would never give messages like she says she receives.To state that to hear Michaels messages from Cherokee cost us 20.00 is a complete and utter fabrication. All of Michaels messages are on her blog FOR FREE. If  a person wants to privately channel Michael Jackson through Cherokee then that it is entirely up to them but the charges that have been given in this report have been grossly exaggerated.Most of her readings are for 15 mins. Yes Cherokee did ask for donations for the children of  the Dominion Republic at Christmas time. This was to bring a bit of cheer to the impoverished people who live there. She provided us with the name of the Church that she was going to donate the money to,( this could easily be verified) adding that this year as Michael always tried to help where he could that she would donate this years money in his memory. I object strongly to the writer stating that there is a cult like quality to her posts. I for one would never want to belong to anything like that.So many of us that go on this blog have found so much comfort through this lady and I have not spent one penny for the privilige. I suggest the writer gets her facts correct before she starts trying to make trouble for such a kind caring lady. I honestly feel this report is as a direct result of Cherokee Billie making her blog private. This person can no longer access the blog so has got to find other ways of making trouble
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#24 General Comment

This is NOT true!

AUTHOR: Anonymous - (Japan)

What you're saying is completely equivocated. Cherokee Billie has a well known reputation as a genuine psychic, her channelings have been confirmed by lots of people. You seem not to understand very well about spirituality or psychic readings.

And there's another thing, Cherokee Billie manteined a FREE blog, where she shared posts of different subjects, always on intention to help people with their lives. This blog was not about Michael Jackson. He sent his fans some messages. And I repeat, this messages were posted FOR FREE, for everyone to read.

She's not the only psychic who does readings by phone and charges for that. She's not charging because of Michael Jackson, she charges for a personal reading (I don't see nothing unusual in that). If the person wants to talk with a deceased relative or with Michael Jackson, that's THIS PERSON's choice, Cherokee Billie is not obligating anyone to call and ask to talk with Michael Jackson. And these prices you quoted are wrong, as well. It's not expensive like that.
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