Geraldo Rivera was on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ to discuss Michael Jackson’s move to fire his lawyers on Sunday. Rivera cited Mark Geragos being distracted by the Scott Peterson murder case and Ben Brafman being too far away to properly handle the case, as well as the increasing influence by Michael’s brother Randy. FoxNews.com has since removed the video.
Why Jackson’s Lawyers Quit
April 28, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “According to Fox News, Michael’s lawyers quit because Michael doesn’t like other people having direct access to him. Boy is he going to hate prison. Oh my God!”
Roger Friedman Discusses Jacko Case
April 28, 2004 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com was on the Fox News Channel on Monday to discuss the latest goings on in Michael Jackson’s child molestation case, and Jacko’s move to dump the Nation of Islam. Friedman expects with a new security team, the court appearance on Friday will probably feature a reigned-in Jacko. FoxNews.com has since removed the video.
Michael Jackson Fires the Nation Of Islam
April 27, 2004 – Michael is ending his relationship with the Nation of Islam, sources tell Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com. Jackson has apparently decided, in the wake of firing his lead attorneys over the weekend, to also get rid of his controversial recent “business manager” Leonard Muhammad, son-in-law of Louis Farrakhan. A source said one of Thomas Mesereau’s requirements in taking the job was that Jacko rid himself of the Nation of Islam. Read more.