Ray Chandler, uncle of Michael Jackson accuser Jordy Chandler, tells Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com everything that has to do with Jackson is cursed. And everyone who’s come into contact with the pop singer is equally cursed. This comes in response to news that Jordy had filed for a restraining order against his father, Evan Chandler. The article at FoxNews.com has since been removed.
Heather Locklear & David Spade A Hot New Couple
August 10, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, “Heather Locklear and David Spade are the hot new Hollywood couple. Yeah, that’s kind of interesting. But it’s nice to finally see someone in Hollywood dating a a little blond-haired kid that’s not Michael Jackson.”
Jackson Takes Conan’s ‘Celebrity Survey’
August 5, 2006 – During Conan O’Brien’s ‘Celebrity Survey’ skit on ‘Late Night’ on Friday night (August 4), Conan joked, “When I heard Lance Bass came out of the closet, I thought… Brooke Shields wrote, ‘He showed great courage.’ George Clooney wrote, ‘He can finally stop living a lie.’ Mel Gibson wrote, ‘Oh, my God, the Jews made Lance Bass gay.” He later joked, “You can find true love if you just have enough… ‘Harrison Ford wrote, ‘Patience.’ Uma Thurman wrote, ‘Faith.’ Michael Jackson wrote, ‘Pokemon cards.'”
Michael Jackson Lawyers Quit $48 Million Case
August 2, 2006 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports William Wachtel, of Wachtel and Masyr, had been representing Michael in a $48 million lawsuit brought on by Damon Dash’s cousin Darien Dash, has quit. Friedman writes, “Wachtel’s firm, of course, has gone unpaid, and the attorney says he’s been unable to contact Jackson since meeting with him in June in Paris.” Read more, including news on the fate of Neverland’s carnival rides and his thoughts on Madonna’s fans and their obsessesion with the “non-existent feud between” the Material Girl and Mariah Carey, here.
LA Law Firm Files Suit Against Michael Jackson
July 31, 2006 – TMZ reports that Los Angeles law firm Ayscough & Marar has filed a lawsuit against Michael, alleging that the singer owes them over $200,000 in legal fees for services rendered during 2005. Read more, including the lawsuit, here.