Rapper Nate Dogg has voiced his support for Michael Jackson after his child molestation charges. He told Radio 1, “I think Michael should have been a lot smarter when it happened the last time and just let it go, and stop hanging out with people’s kids because they’re suggesting it happened again. His house is called Neverland – come on people, he thinks he’s a kid. He’s got a zoo in his backyard! Who else is he gonna go over? Us grown folk don’t wanna go and ride that sh**!”
The Vile Sex Charges Filed Against Michael Jackson
November 24, 2003 – The Daily Mirror reports that the child molestation charges against Michael include oral sex, mutual masturbation and inappropriate sexual touching. A Jackson spokesman said: “Michael is fighting mad. He’s outraged at these allegations. But he’s doing fine. He’s grateful to his fans for their support.”
CNN’s 90-Second Pop, Culture Watch On Michael Jackson Troubles
November 24, 2003 – Humorist Andy Borowitz, Jessica Shaw from Entertainment Weekly, and B.J. Sigesmund from US Weekly were on CNN’s ‘American Morning’ on Monday to discuss the Michael Jackson child molestation charges, the huge amount of press coverage it’s received, and stars who have rallied in support of the King of Pop. After hearing LL Cool J, Alicia Keys, and Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs issue their support, Shaw responded, “P. Diddy is no stranger to handcuffs himself. But I don’t know. I mean, do you really want to hear Alicia Keys saying he’s been a major force in American culture; therefore, he must be innocent?” Borowitz added, “Where are his fellow ’80s artists, though? Where is Duran Duran? Where are A-Ha? I’d like to hear from them at this point.” Read more.
Man Who Introduced Michael Jackson To His Accuser Interviewed
November 24, 2003 – Jamie Masada introduced Michael to his accuser. ‘Today’ show host Matt Lauer interviewed Masada earlier today. Masada discussed the boy’s cancer and his efforts to contact the King of Pop to meet the then 12-year-old and insisted the family isn’t after money. Video at msnbc.com has since been removed.