Billy Joel revealed in the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone that he wasn’t a fan of Michael Jackson’s 1985 charity hit, ‘We Are The World’, even though the all-star track features Joel singing along with Bruce Springsteen, Lionel Richie, Tina Turner and others. “I remember most of us who were there didn’t like the song, but nobody would say so,” Joel admitted. “I think Cyndi Lauper leaned over to me and said, ‘It sounds like a Pepsi commercial.’ And I didn’t disagree.” Joel added that just as Jacko does now, the King of Pop was “constantly applying makeup.”
Debbie Rowe’s Attorney Denies British Tabloid Report
December 2, 2005 – The Chicago Sun-Times reports Iris Finsilver, attorney for Michael Jackson’s ex-wife Debbie Rowe, is vehemently denying a report in the Sunday World newspaper in Ireland quoting Rowe as claiming Jackson was not the biological father of Prince Michael Jr. or Paris. Finsilver says Rowe “never spoke to any newspaper” on that subject.
Illegal Drug Claims Denied By Jacko Lawyer
December 1, 2005 – The Sun reports that Michael Jackson’s lawyer Brent Ayscough defended the star against drug claims made in Wednesday’s issue of the London tabloid. “Mr. Jackson uses an amount of prescription drugs, but he does not take anything illegal or obtain anything in an illegal manner,” Ayscough insisted.