During CNN’s 90-Second Pop, Culture Watch on ‘American Morning’, the panel discussed Michael Jackson’s party over the weekend where celebrities, family and friends showed up in support of the singer as he faces child molestation charges. Humorist Andy Borowitz said, “Of all of the holiday parties I’ve been to, this was the best one, I think. You know, there was a lot of speculation — it was out at Neverland Ranch, there was all of this speculation: Would any big superstars show up? And the answer is yes. M.C. Hammer was there, which was very exciting. Although I was thinking, you know, if I’m Michael Jackson, I don’t know if I want a show of support from a guy whose biggest hit was called ‘You Can’t Touch This’. It seems wrong somehow.” Read more.
MSNBC’s Dan Abrams Attends Neverland Party
December 22, 2003 – Until security removed him, MSNBC’s Dan Abrams attended Michael Jackson’s party over the weekend at the Neverland ranch on a family invitation. Abrams reports on the promotional items distributed and his conversations with numerous supportive Jackson friends and family members.
Jacko Tops ‘Scandals And Shockers’ Of 2003
December 22, 2003 – Fox News Channel profiled the scandals and shockers that rocked 2003, and topping the list was Michael Jackson after his child molestation charges and the Martin Bashir documentary earlier in the year.
Will ABC Broadcast Neverland Rally?
December 22, 2003 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports Daphne Barak, the same correspondent who conducted an interview with Michael Jackson’s parents, was all over the Saturday event at Neverland, where several celebrities, family members, and friends showed their support for the King of Pop as he faces charges on child molestation. Reports say her film crew were there gathering testimonials for Michael’s next TV show, which reportedly will air on ABC. Read more.