Actor Macaulay Culkin is expected to take center stage in Michael Jackson’s trial this week. Jackson biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli told ‘The Early Show’ how this may help the defense. Watch the segment via CBSNews.com below the cut.
Macaulay Waits For Green Light
May 9, 2005 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that Macaulay Culkin, who’s denied publicly in the past that anything inappropriate ever happened between himself and Michael Jackson, is clearly ready to testify in Jackson’s child molestation case – despite reports otherwise. Read more.
Jay Leno On Michael Jackson’s Money Problems
May 5, 2005 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, “Well, an accountant who is a prosecution witness in the Michael Jackson trial testified that Michael Jackson had serious financial problems. You hear this today? This is unbelievable. The accountant says Michael spends $20 million to $30 million a year more than he takes in. Or, as the government calls that, Social Security. … Isn’t that amazing? And they say Jackson is constantly hounded by creditors. Which has got to be tough for Jackson. I mean, pretending to be someone else when a creditor calls. How does Michael — [In high-pitched voice] ‘What? No, Michael’s not here. I don’t know where he is. I’ll have him call you when he gets in. I haven’t seen him.’ … Well, you know what’s interesting? Did you see the New York Post had this today. And a lot of people are talking about it. Michael showed up in court with a lace-front fake hairpiece. Like, hair glued in or something. Clever strategy. See, each day, Michael comes to court with a new fake body part. See, this way — this way, at end of the trial, if they try to put him in jail, it’s not really him.”