Comedian George Lopez tells Entertainment Tonight he knew the boy who is accusing Michael of molestation. “I was actually his comedy tutor at the Laugh Factory about three-and-a-half years ago and I used to go visit him in the hospital and Michael Jackson kinda came in and I kinda moved out,” explains George. “All you gotta do is see the Martin Bashir interview. That has a lot of what explains everything — all the allegations, and something’s going on — it’s all in that interview. When I watched it I literally jumped off the couch, it was unbelievable.”
100 Leads On Michael Jackson
November 25, 2003 – The New York Post reports authorities who are probing Michael on child-molestation charges are investigating at least 100 other leads on the singer, and the possibility of new victims. A high-ranking official at the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department said, “We are going through them to make sure they pass the smell test.”
Michael Jackson Hopes Saudi Prince Still Has His Backo
November 25, 2003 – The New York Daily News reports seven years ago, Michael and Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced they were setting up a joint venture called Kingdom Entertainment that would build “family values” theme parks around the world. Despite the fact that the plans never were fullfilled, insiders say Jackson hopes that the prince still believes he embodies “family values.” That’s why Jackson’s asked the royal to help underwrite his legal defense, sources tell the paper.