Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports Michael Jackson has no idea that Dieter Wiesner, the man who serves as the singer’s manager and who helped hire attorney Mark Geragos, is well known back home in Germany for operating sex clubs and brothels. Thomas Rinnert, who currently runs an air cargo company, offered nothing but disdain for his former partner Wiesner. “Dieter will take Michael’s money,” said Rinnert. “He is a snake. He’s very dangerous. He’s an unhuman, greedy, unscrupulous person. He is dangerous. Michael Jackson is his victim.” Read more.
Why No One Tattles On Michael Jackson
December 2, 2003 – Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that employees of Michael aren’t likely to say anything to the press due to very strict confidentiality agreements. A source who has seen the contracts revealed, “They’re quite long and just astonishingly strict and anyone who violates them has to pay mind-boggling amounts of money. For example, if something appears in a magazine, the source of that information has to pay something like $20 per issue with a minimum of $1 million. For a TV show I think the minimum was $6 million.” Read more, including news on a Wayne Brady Show rerun that was kind to Jackson, here.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks Out In Michael’s Defense
December 2, 2003 – Rev. Jesse Jackson discussed the Michael Jackson child molestation case on the Fox News Channel on Monday. The Rev. spoke out against the rush to judgment and how the police have handled the case, ransacking his house and the politics of the District Attorney Tom Sneddon. Jackson also stressed the importance of innocence. FoxNews.com has since removed the video.
Jackson’s Name Gets Covered Up
December 2, 2003 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “Here’s a sign of the times – teachers at a Hollywood elementary school that Michael Jackson attended have covered up a sign that identifies the school auditorium as Michael Jackson auditorium. They covered his name. Here’s the really sad part – he attended the school last week.”