After hearing his mother Jane say he’s only living with his father Bob so he can party, Aaron Carter lashed out to Victoria Gotti of Star magazine. “I’m not some party animal,” Aaron said. “I’m trying to save my money for years down the road.” And in Jerry Springer Show fashion, the 16-year-old singer added, “To do this to your son is unforgivable. She’s no longer my mother. She never will be – never again.”
Aaron Carter claimed in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight that Michael Jackson bought him a $325,000 Bentley “even though I had only met him twice. It was weird.” ET is now saying Jackson’s people called to say he had never given Carter the car nor promised him one, and that Carter was lying. But a rep for Carter tells The New York Post: “I don’t know why Michael would deny his generosity. Aaron is very grateful for the car [which has yet to arrive], and, by the way, Aaron did not attend the concert for Michael over the weekend at Neverland.”
Michael Jackson Finds Scrutiny & Support On Possible UK Trip
December 23, 2003 – Santa Barbara District Attorney Tom Sneddon wants documented proof before Michael can leave the country for a scheduled appearance in England. Author Alan Starkie appeared on the program to talk about the situation, and the uproar in Britain over his possible arrival while he’s facing charges on child molestation.
Jackson’s Version Of The Nicotine Patch
December 23, 2003 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “Over the weekend, Michael Jackson had a big party at his Neverland Ranch to thank all the people who have supported him. They said the theme of the party is ‘you are not alone’. I think that was the problem if I’m not mistaken… According to Fox News, Michael spent much of the party chatting with a dwarf. That’s what they said chatting with a dwarf. I guess this is like Michael’s version of the nicotine patch. Gets you off real kids slowly.”
Michael Jackson’s CBS Special To Air, With An Interview Too
December 23, 2003 – Sources tell Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com that CBS will be airing their Michael Jackson special, which was supposed to air in November, during the first week of January. He adds that Jackson has agreed to interview with Ed Bradley on December 27th. Read more.
Why Liz Taylor Skipped Jacko’s Neverland Party
December 23, 2003 – Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com hears that Michael Jackson is “deeply upset” that his longtime supporter and ally Elizabeth Taylor didn’t show up at the Neverland ranch for a support rally this weekend, according to a source. But a spokeswoman for the Taylor says she has had back problems, was “exhausted” and “wasn’t up for” the weekend. Read more.
The New York Post reports according to papers filed by Aaron Carter yesterday morning, the singer claims his mother Jane took $75,000 and the his most precious personal possessions – a jacket worn by Michael Jackson in his ‘Thriller’ video and gifts from Bruce Willis worth more than $1 million. Aaron is also suing for release from the control of his parents.
Contributed by AiRMERiCAxAO:
According to AaronNews.com, Aaron Carter is to appear on ’48 Hours Investigates: Rich Kids’, Christmas Eve (December 24) at 10:00 PM ET. Alongside Aaron, the show will feature tween queens Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, teen rapper Lil’ Romeo, and Donald Trump’s young son.
Sources gave Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com a rundown of the celebrities on hand at Neverland on Saturday to salute Michael Jackson in his time of need, as the King of Pop faces child molestation charges. Attendees included all of his siblings including his so far silent sister Janet Jackson, her fiance Jermaine Dupri, his attorney Mark Geragos, Serena Williams, Rodney Jerkins, Ryan Seacrest, Darryl Strawberry, Sly’s mother Jackie Stallone, MC Hammer, Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath, Lionel Richie, Mario Van Peebles, Chris Tucker, and Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter and his brother Aaron Carter. There was no sign of Jackson’s usual suspect best friends Liz Taylor, Liza Minnelli, or Macaulay Culkin. Also absent were Jackson’s children Prince, Paris, and “Blanket,” as well as Debbie Rowe. Read more.
Fury At Michael Jackson Visit To UK
December 20, 2003 – The Sun is leading an effort to ban Michael from entering Britain after the singer was charged with child molestation on Thursday. Politicians and campaigners against child abuse are joining the fight, including Des Turner, Labor MP for Brighton, who said: “Britain needs to send out the clearest message to pedophiles that their crimes are evil and unacceptable. I would like to see him barred until the charges against him are resolved.” Read more.
Child Campaigners Don’t Want Michael Jackson In Britain
December 20, 2003 – The Mirror reports children’s rights campaigners called on the Government to stop Michael entering Britain on Friday. The singer, who faces nine charges of child abuse, was due to arrive in the next few days. Labor MP Mark Tami has written to Home Secretary David Blunkett urging him to block the visit. He said: “It is inappropriate for him to come here. He’s not been charged with shoplifting or something like that – he’s been charged with serious sexual charges.”
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On the Saturday edition of Entertainment Tonight on VH1, ET quoted Aaron Carter’s mother Jane as saying that she’s disappointed in her son for going on national television and discussing private family matters. Check out on repeats through the weekend.
The rivalry between teen queens Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan has jumped to a new level with Duff arriving at the ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ premiere in Los Angeles Sunday night with love rival Aaron Carter. And afterwards, Duff and her mother Susan were infuriated when Lohan was at the after-party for the movie at Lucky Strike Lanes in Hollywood. “Hilary got her mother and started freaking out,” our source said. Duff’s mom got her daughter’s huge bodyguard, Troy to try muscling Lohan out of the party. “It was pretty amazing,” another spy said. “Here is this huge man trying to manhandle a 100-pound girl.”
Lindsay Lohan To Be In WB’s ‘Dramarama’
Contributed by short_up:
According to a recent story from The Hollywood Reporter, it was announced that Lindsay Lohan is negotiating to be in the WB’s ‘Dramarama,’ a new movie in which she plays a rich girl gone poor who finds herself through her new school’s drama program.
The full story at hollywoodreporter.com has since been archived.
Contributed by popdirt-rocks:
Aaron Carter was on Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday night to clear up the situation about his mother Jane, his father Bob, and the management and divorce affair. He mainly said that his mother had changed, because of the music industry and money. He also said he believed she stole around $800,000 from his account.
Responding to Jane Carter’s claim that her ex-husband Robert mistreated her during their marriage, the father of Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter and teen pop singer Aaron Carter told the New York Daily News, “The only abuse I gave her is verbal abuse.” He claims that she caused the family even more grief. In response, Jane shot back: “It’s false. He’s trailer trash.” Robert also claims Jane was “coming on to” his cousin … “and he’s gay.” Jane denied the allegations.
The story at nydailynews.com has since been removed.
Jane Carter tells The New York Daily News the claims that she mishandled her son Aaron Carter’s funds are “ridiculous.” She claimed her husband, who, along with her, thought it was a good idea to put their children to work, has mistreated her for years. “I know what kind of a person my husband is,” she said, adding that she thinks Aaron chose to move to his father’s Florida home recently because “his dad lets him party like crazy.” Jane said she filed for custody of Aaron and his twin sister, Angel, this week in a Florida family court. “I would love to talk to my son, but [Robert] is not allowing me,” she said.