Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “The word from Fox News is that Prince Abdullah of Bahrain has thrown Michael Jackson out of his palace. Michael Jackson is now homeless in Bahrain. That’s pretty dangerous isn’t it, for a cartoon character to be walking around in a Muslim county. That’s not good right now.”
Jacko Animals Begin Exit From Neverland
February 22, 2006 – A source tells Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com that Michael Jackson’s llamas, camel, alpaca, and other animals were removed from the singer’s Neverland Ranch over the weekend. Read more.
Citigroup May Save Michael Jackson From Debt Woes
February 17, 2006 – Michael’s perilous financial problems could be improving soon, according to Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com. Sources tell Friedman that Sony Music has worked out a deal with Fortress Investments in which Fortress would sell the $270 million worth of Jackson’s loans they bought last year from Bank of America to Citigroup, the investment arm of Citibank. Read more.
Jackson Paid Debbie Rowe Millions
February 16, 2006 – TMZ has reviewed court transcripts from a hearing last June, where Michael Jackson’s lawyer, Thomas Hall, told Judge Stephen Lachs, “Mr. Jackson was under an agreement with Petitioner (Debbie Rowe) here, which he was to pay her — did pay her about four or five million dollars up front, gave her a mansion in Beverly Hills, and then was to pay $900,000 a year for a number of years if she abided by agreement terms.”
Sex For Candy
February 16, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, “Yesterday, of course, was Valentine’s Day. The day when men trade sex for candy. [Laughter] Kind of like Michael Jackson does on Halloween, same kind of thing.”