Shana Mangatal spoke with Entertainment Tonight about having an “intimate relationship” with Michael Jackson for several years when she worked at the management company representing Jackson from 1990 to 1997. “He came in for a meeting once and that’s when we first met and it was instant sparks,” Shana tells ET’s Bob Goen. “When I first saw him, I was instantly in love and I felt like he felt the same way. He’s a very flirtatious man so I had every indication he was attracted to me.”
Jermaine Calls Michael’s Charges Another ‘Extortion’ Attempt
November 26, 2003 – In an interview with The Mirror, Jermaine Jackson is again standing up for his brother Michael Jackson after the King of Pop was arrested on child molestation charges. “This is a modern-day lynching,” Jermaine again stated. “My brother has become a threat like Christ became a threat, like Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi became a threat. Their humility became a threat. They were so kind they were a threat. My brother’s consciousness has become a threat because he is a person who cares about people.” He added, “This is a second attempt at extortion. Michael has 3,000 acres of land. His property is worth £70million. They know it’s a payday.”
Media Jump On Michael Jackson’s Return To Vegas
November 26, 2003 – The Las Vegas Review Journal reports Michael Jackson’s return to Las Vegas last Thursday triggered one of the biggest media stampedes ever witnessed in the city. Veteran NBC correspondent Mike Taibbi was taken aback by how fast the media responded to the story. When he arrived on a hill overlooking Green Valley Ranch at 2 a.m. Friday, there were three satellite trucks. “By 3:30 a.m., there were 13 satellite and mini-trucks,” he said.