This is London has a rather damaging article out today on Michael Jackson and the hoards of A-list talent that backed out of his recording of What More Can I Give? As we reported earlier, not only did Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears turn their backs on Jackson, but add Destiny’s Child, Usher, and Mya. Hollywood critics describe current recording partners Nick and Aaron Carter, Tom Petty, Reba McEntire, and Brian McKnight as “B-list” talent.
Parallels Between the Two MJs on a Comeback
October 16, 2001 – The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Dave Tianen looked at the similarities between the two MJs making a comeback, Michael Jordan and Michael Jackson. While both are somewhat long in the tooth for their respective professions, there are other similarities. While Jordan’s signature move is the Air Walk, Jackson’s is the Moonwalk. For famous grooming statement, Jordan’s is shaving off his hair while Jackson’s is burning off his hair. The full comparison chart at jsonline.com has since been removed.
Jacko Nabs Necklace For Benefit
October 14, 2001 – US Weekly reports Michael Jackson was spotted going into the Harry Winston boutique in Beverly Hills, with his kids Prince and Paris, to pick up a red ruby, white diamond, and blue sapphire necklace that he’ll wear at he United We Stand What More Can I Give show on October 21, which he’ll later auction for charity.
New Rav Column Mostly Pop w/ Britney, Jacko, BSB Bits
October 13, 2001 – News of The World’s Rav Singh put out his column tonight with news of Steps star Lee Latchford-Evans now dating curvy Asda model Gabrielle Richens. Also, we get a peek at Britney Spears’ new album cover, news that the Backstreet Boys earned -5million EACH on their world tour, Five singer J stepping out of the celeb spotlight following the band’s breakup, Michael Jackson’s new album cover available in five different colors, and Westlife slamming Geri Halliwell as the two square off in the single’s charts November 5.