Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that Michael Jackson’s longtime family-law attorney, Lance Spiegel, has petitioned the court in Los Angeles to step down as Jackson’s representative in his ongoing custody battle with ex-wife Debbie Rowe. Sources told Friedman that Spiegel is fed up with Jackson’s reluctance to cooperate in the private case Rowe brought so that she could see her two kids with Jackson, Prince and Paris. Read more.
Michael Jackson Lawyer Denies Quadruplets Claim
July 20, 2004 – A lawyer who works for the Jackson family, Brian Oxman, told The Washington Post that Michael is not about to become a father of quadruplets by help of a surrogate. “It’s not true,” Oxman said, “and we’re not going to comment on stories of this nature.”
Actress Agrees To Carry Children For Michael Jackson
July 20, 2004 – The National Enquirer reports that a beautiful California actress says she was signed up by Michael to be artificially inseminated with his sperm. Now she says she’s pregnant and telling friends it may be multiple births. “She is absolutely delighted,” an insider revealed. “Her lawyer knows, her parents know, but precious few others share her secret. She says Michael has sworn her to silence. It is believed she has signed an agreement. He told her if it gets out she will have to leave where she’s currently living and he will hide her away somewhere. It could be anywhere in the world!”
Michael Jackson To Be Father Of Quadruplets
July 20, 2004 – Michael, facing a trial on child molestation charges, is about to become a father to four more children — quadruplets — by way of a surrogate mother, Us Weekly magazine reported on Tuesday. Citing unnamed sources close to Jackson, the magazine said he recently spent time with the pregnant mother-to-be in Florida, where he stayed in a $4,000-a-night luxury hotel suite in Miami Beach.
July 14, 2004 – Conan O’Brien had a segment on ‘Late Night’ on Tuesday were he showed the audience a series of images or phrases, mostly images. Then viewers had to figure out the progressive pattern that links all of them. Conan explained, “A newspaper recycling bin, a paper shredder, a dumpster behind a marshmallow factory, Britney Spears’ shirt. That’s right, these are more and more likely to be filled with white trash.” Later, Conan said, “A spider, a frog, a flashlight, Michael Jackson. That’s right, these things are more and more likely to end up in a boy scout’s tent.”
Cicadas Are Finally Gone
July 13, 2004 – David Letterman joked during his Late Show monologue on Monday night, “The cicadas are finally gone. They came and made a lot of noise. Now they are gone and won’t return for 17 years. Which means the next time they return it might be in time for the Michael Jackson trial.”