Contributed by britny: WTHR of Indianapolis reports that right before he was to testify in a Jackson 5 music trial – Michael Jackson was mysteriously rushed to the hospital for undisclosed reasons. Jackson left the hospital around 8:30pm Wednesday night. He left Indianapolis shortly after, and never testified. Read more.
Wacko Jacko’s Kinky Afro
May 19, 2003 – Michael Jackson turning the clock back by more than 30 years at a 1970s themed party to celebrate the 70th birthday of family friend Al Malnik at a Miami restaurant by showing up in an afro. “It was like he was back in the 70s,” an onlooker remarked. “Michael didn’t dance, unfortunately, but he was jigging around in his seat.”
Jacko Is A ‘Little Creepy’ For Jay Leno
May 14, 2003 – Tonight Show host Jay Leno shared his thoughts on Michael Jackson to the London Independent. “He’s a little creepy for me,” Leno said. “I had dinner with him once – it wasn’t just me and him, it was maybe nine or so. The chef comes in and puts a plate of food down. He [Jackson] doesn’t touch it and we’re all, like, waiting. Then a guy in a turban and a mustache comes out and opens what seems like a glasses case and takes out a fork. He tries everything on the plate. Does this for, like, four minutes. And then Michael eats. I’m, like, ‘Who’s trying to poison you?’ That’s a little odd.”
Jacko’s New Lawsuit Raises Questions
May 12, 2003 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com was told by a former Micheal Jackson family company employee that the King of Pop may be barking up the wrong tree with his Motown lawsuit. “That deal was in cement when it was drawn up,” the source said. “It was the deal that allowed the Jacksons to go to [what was then] Columbia/Epic Records. The family actually had to pay Motown $2 million to get out of there.” Read more.
Enquirer’s Walker Says Jacko’s Been Playing The Media
May 11, 2003 – The Sunday Mail spoke with the National Enquirer’s Mike Walker and profiled the mag’s biggest stories, including several on Michael Jackson. “He’s been playing with media for years,” said Mike. “You hear him telling Oprah and Martin Bashir that he has been persecuted and the tabloids make up lies about him. But let’s face it, what journalist would have the imagination to make up some of the stuff that’s been written about him? We’ll always be writing about this guy – even if his fame lessens.”