Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports a close source to Michael Jackson tells him there is an explanation for his bizarre behavior directed at Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola. “There is correspondence between Michael and Tommy that will show why Michael had done what he’s done,” the source said. “When it comes out it will clear the whole thing up. It’s all about Tommy goading Michael to respond the way that he has.” The basis of Tommy’s goading is, of course, control of The Beatles catalog. Read more.
$500 Million Check Must Be Neverland Fake Money
July 12, 2002 – Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com was on On the Record with Greta Van Susteren Thursday night to discuss his knowledge of Michael Jackson’s financial troubles and what might be motivating him to be going after Sony Music and Tommy Mottola. Friedman said of Jacko’s claim that he had written a check for $500 million, “It’s a big check, and it must be written on Monopoly checks or something or Neverland fake money because Michael is broke. He doesn’t have $500 million. I rather doubt he has $500,000 to write to anybody.”
Eminem Protesting Along With Michael Jackson
July 12, 2002 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Thursday, “It was so hot Michael Jackson claimed the sun is racist.” He later joked, “Micheal Jackson was in New York this week protesting with Al Sharpton. He’s claiming the music industry is ripping off black artists. Today Eminem said they’re ripping off artists who just think they’re black.”