Prince Hips the World to His Jehovah's Witness Ways; Phil Spector's Streamlined Prison Look



Headlines: Prince reportedly needs double-hip-replacement surgery but won't undergo the operation because Jehovah's Witnesses can't accept blood transfusions. ... Trent Reznor, a real rock star in the Twittering class, has decided to end his micro-blogging experiment. Too many haters. ... You wanna battle? Mos Def has challenged Jay-Z to a rap-off to determine whether Hova is, in fact, the greatest rapper alive. The battle royale would by a five-on-five affair, with Mos Def, Black Thought, Nas, MF Doom and Jay Electronica squaring off against Jay-Z's crew. (For the record, Mos Def thinks Rakim and Slick Rick are the best rappers alive.) ... Kanye West, who probably thinks Kanye West is the best rapper alive, is touring with the pop tart Lady Gaga. Huh. Maybe Wale was onto something after all. Also, interviewing Kanye about his book, "Thank You and You're Welcome," can be something of a challenge. ... Black Lips dude Jared Swilley has joined the dogpile forming atop Wavves/Nathan Williams. ... Per state prison regulations, Phil Spector was not allowed to wig out for his California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation mug shot. (But, you know, bald is beautiful, etc.) ... The brilliant George Jones weeper "He Stopped Loving Her Today" was among the 25 sound recordings added by the Librarian of Congress to the National Recording Registry. Among the others: Link Wray's "Rumble," Etta James' "At Last," the Who's "My Generation" and John Lee Hooker's "Boogie Chillen." ... More legal troubles for Michael Jackson. Yawn. ... The Dave Matthews Band has this week's best-seller. ... Van Morrison says he would have quit the music biz if "Astral Weeks" had been a hit upon release, noting: "I am not one who has ever taken well to fame and what that attracts. It's a drag. I just wanted to be a songwriter and a singer. I did not bargain for all the rest of it." ... Selena's killer lost an appeal because it was filed in the wrong court. ... Queen Latifah says she was sexually abused as a child. ... Chris Brown lost a bid to delay his preliminary hearing. ... Best fake news story of the week? "Country singer Rodney Atkins became embroiled in controversy on Monday when a photograph of him exiting the Nashville location of popular organic/health food chain Trader Joe's found its way onto country gossip website Nashville Gab. The post, unassumingly titled Who knew Rodney Atkins had a little hippie in him?, began exciting comment within minutes of its publication." More: "The first comment came from cntryfan93, who wondered: 'OMG, what was Rodney Atkins doing at Trader Joe's? I thought he was a Christian?'" And: "One Michigan radio station sponsored an It's America Smashathon, encouraging listeners to bring their copies of Atkins' latest album to be destroyed."

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Reg; Prince Hip surgery and Jehovah's Witnesses no blood transfusion.Google * Jehovah's Witnesses blood transfusion confusion * for facts

Prince or anyone is better off without some else's blood or body parts organs.
Sometimes you need a new liver,kidney or blood from a donor.

The issue with the Jehovah's Witnesses and their blood transfusion ban is the Watchtower cult that governs JW's has a twisted flip-flopping blood ban that KILLS people and it is all made up by some old men in Brooklyn New York.
The JW defenders come on like they are the pioneers of bloodless surgery techniques,they are not it's just medical science advancements in part because of blood shortages.

Posted by: jehovahinfo | June 11, 2009 12:58 PM

Prince refusing a blood transfusion for himself is one thing, but as a JW he would also refuse such for any dying children.

The following website summarizes over 900 court cases and lawsuits affecting children of Jehovah's Witness Parents, including over 400 cases where the JW Parents refused to consent to life-saving blood transfusions for their dying children:


Posted by: JJ2014 | June 11, 2009 1:36 PM

I am a life-long Jehovah's Witness. While we do not accept blood transfusions there are now many medical alternatives. My 89 year old mother easily survived a hip replacement surgery a few months ago with alternative bloodless treatment.

Whatever Prince has decided to do was based on his own conscience. Perhaps he is not aware of the bloodless medical alternatives and the numerous hospitals all over the world that perform bloodless surgery all the time for ALL patients.

For more information from medical professionals about bloodless medicine visit:

For accurate information about Jehovah's Witnesses and blood please visit the ONLY Official Website of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Posted by: Rae58 | June 12, 2009 1:41 AM

Here is a top of the line hospital that performs bloodless total hip replacements.

Posted by: Rae58 | June 12, 2009 1:50 AM

Simple fact-The Bible does not prohibit Blood transfusions.If you are bleeding to death it is more dangerous to refuse a blood transfusions than to take one.
Bloodless surgeries are great if they can be elective.

1/3rd of all trauma deaths are from blood loss.

Jehovah's Witnesses elders will investigate and disfellowship any Jehovah Witness who takes a blood transfusion,to say the issue is a 'personal conscience matter' is subterfuge to keep the Watchtower out of lawsuits..

Jehovah's Witnesses children die every year worldwide due to blood transfusion ban.
1) JW's DO USE many parts aka 'fractions' aka components of blood,so if it's 'sacred' to God why the hypocritical contradiction flip-flop?

2) They USE blood collections that are donated by Red Cross and others but don't donate back,more hypocrisy.

3) The Watchtower promotes and praises bloodless elective surgeries,this is a great advancement indeed.BUT it's no good to me if I am bleeding to death from a car crash and lose much of my blood volume and need EMERGENCY blood transfusion.

Remember the Jehovah's Witnesses use thousands and thousands of pints of blood donated by others.They use 60% of the blood volume as broken down "fractions" then go on Bible thumping rants about how dangerous and sinful blood transfusions are.

( JW do allow organ transplants which has more risk than whole blood transfusions so their arguments of disease transmission is bogus)

Know this,the reason that JW refuse blood is because of their spin on the 3000 year old Biblical old testament,modern medicine will eventually make blood donations and transfusions a thing of the past.When this technology happens it won't vindicate the Jehovah's Witnesses and all the deaths that have occurred so far.

The Watchtower's rules against blood transfusions will eventually be abolished (very gradually to reduce wrongful death lawsuit liability) even now most of the blood 'components' are allowed.

Danny Haszard

Posted by: jehovahinfo | June 12, 2009 2:30 AM

Prince can have hip surgery without blood transfusion but the fact he thinks he can't....
is telling on how indoctrinated the Jehovah's Witnesses are on the Watchtower society's ever changing blood prohibition.

Posted by: LisaLove1 | June 12, 2009 7:47 AM

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