The following statement has been released in regards to postponing the Michael Jackson Special. CBS is postponing its plan to broadcast the entertainment special, ‘Michael Jackson Number Ones,’ which was scheduled to air Wednesday, November 26th at 10:00 PM.
“Given the gravity of the charges against Mr. Jackson, we believe it would be inappropriate at this time to broadcast an entertainment special. However, we are very mindful that Mr. Jackson is innocent until proven guilty. We will consider broadcasting the special after the due process of the legal system runs its course. A replacement program for the special will be announced at a later time.”
Former Employee Of Michael Jackson’s Speaks Out
November 19, 2003 – A former employee of Jackson’s said he left Neverland to pursue other career options, but he said he would trust Jackson with his own child. “I’m glad I had the opportunity to work for him, he was a great guy,” Larry Anderson told Las Vegas TV station KTNV.
Drudge Report On Jacko’s Impending Police Booking
November 19, 2003 – According to the Drudge Report: “Sources: Michael Jackson is at the Santa Barbara airport and will be en route to the Santa Barbara Sheriffs HQ/Jail at any moment. Approximate booking time will be an hour or two, bail is already set to be posted.”
Update: Jackson to turn himself in tomorrow, says family spokesman.