Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports Raymond Chandler, the uncle of a young boy who accused Michael Jackson of molestation, is drawing heat from the Jacko camp not only because of his book, but because of his website shilling it. Court depositions and correspondences with Jackson’s investigators has the King of Pop’s camp wanting to shut it down. “Jackson’s people are furious and they’re looking to see if there are any grounds to shut down the site, such as copyright infringement,” a source revealed. Read more.
Michael Jackson To Appear At World Music Awards
September 12, 2004 – The Sunday Mirror reports that Michael will be making a surprise appearance at the World Music Awards in Las Vegas on Wednesday to present a lifetime achievement award to Clive Davis. Organizers, fearing protest, have tried hard to keep the appearance secret. “Jacko is yet to be found guilty of anything, but in the public’s mind he went from hero to zero a long time ago,” a source said. “But it’s bound to guarantee huge publicity for the show.”
Trend Setting Jackson
September 11, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday night, “According to Cosmopolitan magazine, trendy people are hooking up with each other at playgrounds over friendly games of dodgeball, kickball, and tag. They say playgrounds are like the new single bars. To which Michael Jackson said, ‘That’s what I’ve been telling people for years’.”