The Associated Press reports that a lawsuit charging Michael Jackson owes his former business associate more than $3 million in loans and producing fees was filed in Superior Court. J. Marc Schaffel claims the Jackson owes him $800,000 for producing two television specials that aired on Fox early last year. The specials were intended to counter a damaging portrayal in televised interviews with British journalist Martin Bashir.
Jackson Wouldn’t Shop In An Antique Store
November 20, 2004 – Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Friday night, “This week, an antique furniture store said that they are suing Michael Jackson. They claim he owes them $200,000. Yeah, after hearing this, Michael said, ‘I wouldn’t shop in an antique store. I hate anything older than 12’.”
Destiny’s Child Give Praise To Britney And Jacko
November 19, 2004 – Destiny’s Child stopped by the Capital FM studios in London the other day to promote their new album ‘Destiny Fulfilled’ in an interview on Johnny Vaughan’s Breakfast Show. They were asked about Britney Spears and Beyonce Knowles, Michelle Williams, and Kelly Rowland all voiced praise for Spears, claiming the singer had always been nice to them whenever they’ve met. They suggested her critics “need a life”. They also voiced praise for Michael Jackson. The interview audio at capitalfm.com has since been removed.
Jackson’s Latest Lawsuit Is Unbelievable
November 19, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Thursday night, “Michael Jackson is in the news again. This time, he’s being sued for $3 million by a film producer who claims Michael never repaid the money he loaned him. That’s unbelievable. Michael Jackson being sued by a a grown-up. Has that ever happened before?”