Blender magazine readers submitted questions to Sheryl Crow and one asked about the period where she was a backup singer for Michael Jackson, and if she felt he was a bit odd. “Uh, hello?,” Crow responded. “Yeah. There was plenty of weirdness going on. For one, he barely spoke to me in 18 months, and that’s weird, because I’m fascinating, and I can’t believe that he didn’t want to speak to me. But the chimp was out on the road, and the Pepsi kid was around. It was like a weird circus. You sensed that this guy really had no sense of reality at all. It probably wasn’t even his fault. It’s so sad. He told me that his purpose on the planet was to save the children. From what, I don’t know.”
Father Upset And Frustrated As Jackson Case Continues
February 14, 2004 – ‘Celebrity Justice’ Executive Producer Harvey Levin interviewed the father of Michael Jackson’s accuser and says the boy’s father could play an important role in the case: “The father could play to the credibility of the mother and whether she tried to influence the boy. He could become an important person here soon.” The boy’s father says he is just concerned for his son, who has been fighting cancer, and has been forced to endure a media circus. “The boy has been though so much already in his life. He shouldn’t have to go through this.”
DA May Charge Michael Jackson Handlers Over Mom’s ‘Kidnap’
February 12, 2004 – The New York Post reports Santa Barbara County DA Tom Sneddon is considering bringing obstruction and witness-tampering charges against two of Michael’s handlers. Jackson insiders Frank Tyson and Vinnie Amen are alleged to have tried to hold the alleged victim’s mother at Neverland after her son appeared last year with Jacko on a British TV documentary – holding his hand.