The New York Daily News reports Jack White of the band the White Stripes was awestruck by one person at the MTV Video Music Awards. “It was nice to be within 100 feet of Michael Jackson,” White said. “I hung out with Macaulay Culkin once. But that’s the closest I’ve ever gotten to him.”
Simon Cowell Wonders When Jacko Will Get Beamed Up
August 30, 2002 – Mr. Nasty Simon Cowell weighed in on the Video Music Awards to Extra TV on Friday. While giving good marks to Pink and Eminem, he wasn’t so kind to Michael Jackson. “You sort of wait for the Star Trek beam me up thing to come up,” the ‘American Idol’ judge said. “It’s like, ok, which planet are you going back to Michael? Just bizarre.” Video has since been removed.
Flo On Michael, Luda & X-Tina
August 30, 2002 – Today’s Gossip to Go with Flo on K104 had the DJ’s and Flo talking about Michael Jackson’s birthday present turned Artist of the Millenium Award at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards. They also talked about the Pepsi firing of Ludacris after conservative talk show host Bill O’Reilly announced a boycott. Finally, they gave Christina Aguilera a rough time for her racy outfit at the VMAs. Audio has since been removed.