Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports Michael Jackson was in the law offices of Venable LLP in Washington DC last week to give a deposition in the $30 million lawsuit brought by his former manager, Dieter Wiesner. He was accompanied by two burly bodyguards and an attorney, William Mundell, of California. “He was in very good shape,” an observer said. “He seemed very lucid.” Read more.
Jackson Misses Live Earth
July 11, 2007 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “Well, more news coming out about the big Live Earth concert. Apparently Michael Jackson was supposed to perform but didn’t, due to a misunderstanding. Apparently he wound up on the wrong planet. I think he was on Uranus.”
Jackson Family And Mesereau To Stage Intervention For Michael?
July 1, 2007 – Sources tell Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com that the Jackson family are in the process of contacting Thomas Mesereau, the criminal lawyer who won Michael Jackson an acquittal two years ago in his child molestation trial to help conduct an intervention to save the King of Pop. A two-year isolation from friends and family, instigated by publicist/manager Raymone Bain and aide de camp/nanny Grace Rwaramba, has caused the Jacksons enough worry to consider including Mesereau in the conversation. Read more.
Too Toxic For Vegas, Michael Jackson Looks To Tour Europe
June 25, 2007 – Because Las Vegas entertainment executives consider Michael too radioactive “at this time,” according to a casino talent booker, the singer is hoping to spark a comeback tour in Europe instead. “He’s still big in Europe and Japan. He’s very popular in England. He’s planning a tour,” a source with deep ties to the music industry and Jackson’s camp tells the Las Vegas Review Journal.