Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that Michael Jackson enjoyed a perfect, five-star, expensive Christmas in Bahrain, thanks to his host, the prince, Sheik Abdullah bin Hamad al Khalifa. But back home at Neverland, his employees wound up waiting until the eleventh hour to get enough money to buy gifts for loved ones. Read more.
Jermaine Jackson Pitches Reality TV Show
December 28, 2005 – Michael Jackson was a no-show at his family’s Christmas Eve gathering, but cameras captured the fest as the musical clan stockpiled footage for the reality TV show they’ve been shopping around Hollywood. So far, no network has announced plans to buy the series, but project frontman Jermaine Jackson has told family and friends he’s landed a $7 million deal for a 13-episode reality series, a source close to the family told the New York Daily News on Tuesday.