While Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com thinks Michael Jackson will be acquitted of child molestation charges, the singer may be in trouble on the alcohol charges. Friedman writes, “Too many witnesses, of all ages, have now described Jackson’s drinking. Whether it’s ‘Jesus Juice’ (wine in a Diet Coke can), or bottles of wine delivered to his room when children are present, Jackson has been placed too many times in scenes with children and booze.” Read more.
Jackson May Become Wynn Hotel’s Feature Performer
May 26, 2005 – Sources tell ‘Celebrity Justice’ that if acquitted, Michael Jackson may find a long-term home as the featured performer at the hottest new addition to the Vegas strip, the brand new Wynn Hotel and Casino. A spokesperson for the Wynn hotel said, “We’re not talking about this,” while no response was forthcoming from Jackson’s camp.
May 26, 2005 – Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Wednesday night, “The Michael Jackson trial is finally wrapping up. The defense rested. One of the last witnesses was Michael’s maid. Yeah, the maid testified that her job every night was to go into Michael’s bedroom and leave a chocolate mint on the 10-year-old.”
No Love For Diane Dimond At Jackson Trial
May 26, 2005 – The New York Daily News reports CourtTV correspondent Diane Dimond has been getting grief from Michael Jackson fans for her coverage skewed in favor of the Santa Barbara prosecutor. Dimond is greeted outside the courthouse with the chant: “Diane Dimond is Tom Sneddon’s whore!”