Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “There’s some sad news. People close to Michael Jackson are reporting that Michael seems depressed. Well of course he’s depressed. In two weeks all the kids are back in school. Of course he is.”
Caught In The Net
August 13, 2005 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday night, “Hey, how about that teenager at Yankee Stadium that jumped out of the seat, landed in the net, see that kid in the news? Isn’t that unbelievable. The kid was caught in the net. Today, Michael Jackson said, ‘A net, why didn’t I use one of those?’ … Another Michael Jackson juror has now gone public today about the verdict. Another one has come forward. This one was so stupid, he kept asking, ‘What was the verdict?'”
Jackson Jurors Flip-Flop, Meseareau Responds
August 13, 2005 – What would cause two jurors to change their convictions in the Michael Jackson case, and in their words, let a “pedophile” go free? MSNBC TV’s ‘Live & Direct’ host Rita Cosby talks to jurors about the pressure in the courtroom you didn’t see on camera and afterwards spoke with Jackson’s attorney Tom Meseareau for a response to the claims. Both August 8th interviews at MSN.com have since been removed.
Raymone Bain Back As Jackson’s Spokeswoman
August 12, 2005 – After being fired by Michael Jackson’s brother Randy days before the singer’s acquittal on child molestation charge, Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that Raymone Bain is back as Michael’s spokeswoman. Friedman reports that Bain and Jackson “are chatting away by phone” and that it was Bain who released a statement for the King of Pop on the passing of Ebony publisher John H. Johnson on Wednesday (August 10), which read as follows: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of my mentor and friend, John Johnson. I send my heartfelt sympathy to his wife, Eunice, and his daughter, Linda.” The story at FoxNews.com has since been removed.
Jay Leno Writing Jackson Book?
August 12, 2005 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Thursday night, “In New Hampshire, doctors had to treat a man who had a a padlock on his testicles. Or as Michael Jackson calls it, a friendship ring. … As you may have heard, some jurors in the Michael Jackson case now say they think Michael is guilty. One of the jurors has a new book called ‘Guilty As Sin, Free As A Bird’. The other has a book called ‘The Deliberator’. I, myself, came out with a a book. It just came out today. It’s called ‘I Can’t Believe I Wasted My Time Testifying In Front Of These Two Idiots!'”