Craig Kilborn joked during his Late Late Show monologue on Monday night, “In a recent interview, McCauley Culkin said that he feels like he’s been forgotten by Hollywood. Sounds like someone didn’t get a Valentine from Michael Jackson!”
Leno Jokes About Wall-To-Wall Jacko
February 19, 2003 – Jay Leno provided a few cracks about Michael Jackson during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night. Jay joked, “Before we go any further, I’d like to thank NBC for taking a break from their nonstop 24-hour coverage of Michael Jackson so we can do the show tonight. Earlier this evening, NBC aired a two-hour ‘Dateline’ special on Michael Jackson’s face. It was called ‘Eeeyayehhhhhh!’ This is unbelievable – ABC, NBC and Fox are airing a total of 10 hours of Michael Jackson programming this week. Ten hours of Michael Jackson. That’s more time than his first two wives spent with him combined.”
Toure Understands America’s Interest In Jacko
February 18, 2003 – Rolling Stone contributing editor Toure was on ‘American Morning with Paula Zahn’ to talk with Paula about the flood of Michael Jackson press, including two specials that aired on the singer Monday night. Paula suggested to Toure that America was riveted to watching the King of Pop. “Well, I mean, wouldn’t you be riveted,” Toure asked. “I mean, this 44- year-old man talking about sleeping in the bed with small children, and he’s claiming these blonde, blue-eyed children are the product of his African sperm. And I’m dismayed. Just recounting it I’m dismayed. I mean, imagine watching the whole thing. Ah!” Read more.