Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that the parents of Michael Jackson’s 1993 accuser – the one who received $23 million in settlement – considered that he might be gay and that was why he was spending time with Jackson. That’s one of the claims made in a new self-published book called ‘All That Glitters’ written by the boy’s uncle, Ray Chandler. Read more.
Jackson, Heat And Eskimos
September 9, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, “Whew! Today it was so hot, I saw Michael Jackson paying off an Eskimo boy. That’s how hot it was. Whew!”
California Bar Punished Two Of Michael Jackson’s Lawyers
September 8, 2004 – Brian Oxman and Thomas Montague Hall, two attorneys connected to Michael, have been censured by the California Bar Association in the last few years, according to Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com (which has since removed the full story).
Toys ‘R’ Us May Sell Toy Division
September 8, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “According to the Wall Street Journal, Toys ‘R’ Us has announced they may sell their toy division — here’s the scary part. You know what they’re selling it to? Michael Jackson. [Audience ohs] Yeah. I guess you heard by now Michael issued a statement admitting he reached financial settlements with kids in the past to avoid charges of sexual harassment. Paid one teenager $20 million, another kid $2 million. How does that make the second kid feel, huh? [Laughter] Not only have you been violated, you’ve been marked down 90%.