Billionaire Democratic financier and grocery store mogul Ron Burkle is coming to the aid of Michael Jackson following his acquittal on child molestation charges. “Michael is on his way to Switzerland for medical treatments, and then he’s off to spend time on Burkle’s yacht,” a source close to Jackson told Radar Online. “Ron thinks that Michael needs time to relax and get away from all that kiddie porn and pedophile nonsense.” The full story at radaronline.com has since been removed.
Dad Says Jackson Won’t Be Leaving Neverland
June 28, 2005 – Daphne Barack of The New York Daily News caught up with Michael Jackson’s father Joe at the Four Seasons for lunch, where he revealed that the King of Pop probably won’t be leaving America. “He did have difficult moments during the trial and talked that way,” Joe said. “But I don’t think he is leaving Neverland anytime soon.” He added that his son “will bounce back,” but says, “I don’t see Michael doing any TV anytime soon. He wants to spend time with his kids.”