Michael Jackson's Trials

Michael Jackson's Trials


The Ongoing Trials of The Late Michael Jackson

Friday, February 24, 2006

Mesereau Quits

Tom Mesereau, Michael Jackson's lead attorney in last year's child molestation case, has quit his position as Jackson's lawyer.

Mesereau and his partner, Susan Yu, resigned yesterday. They were representing Jackson in his $4M lawsuit brought by Jackson's ex-business partner Marc Schaffel.

However, neither Mesereau nor Yu appeared for Schaffel's deposition last week.

It appears, according to reports, that Mesereau has quit because he is not getting paid.

It is very unwise of Jackson to treat the lawyer, who won the molestation case, in this manner.

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

The Debbie and Michael Saga

The ongoing legal spat between Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe, over custody of her children, has spilled out into the media again.

This time court documents have been released that show that Rowe originally received $5M from Jackson, when they divorced and she agreed to give up the children. On top of that, she also received a mansion in Beverly Hills and an allowance of $900K per annum (until she started speaking about Jackson in public).

Other documents released quote Rowe as saying:

"I have just been advised by Michael's 'inner circle' that he is abusing drugs and I was even given the name of the physician that is prescribing all of Michael's medications, which I fear is dangerous not only to Michael but also to the children."

Why do celebrities even bother to get married?

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Fake Jackson Attends Party

Kudos to the fake Michael Jackson, who gate crashed a black tie charity event in Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center Boston this weekend.

He managed to "blag" his way in, and gain VIP treatment for himself and about a dozen chums.

Officials at the event were seen to escort "Jackson" and his entourage to a private balcony.

Jenny Hoefel, an executive with the event organiser, said that "Michael Jackson" did make a donation via credit card to the charity!

Given the real Jackson's financial difficulties, it is entirely possible that the contribution from the fake may in fact be more likely to be honoured.

Monday, February 20, 2006

Katrina Album May Be out...Soon

Six months after hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Michael Jackson's much vaunted single allegedly designed to help the victims may actually be released; soon.

In a telephone interview from Dubai last week, Sheik Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the son of Bahrain's king, is quoted as saying:

"The record is coming along great. We've been taking our time to perfect it and mix it."

The working title for the single is now "I Have This Dream". Guest artists, according to the Prince, include; Snoop Dogg, R. Kelly, Ciara, Keyshia Cole, James Ingram, Jackson's brother Jermaine, Shanice, the Rev. Shirley Caesar and the O'Jays.

The Prince said that the release has been delayed because additional artists wanted to contribute.

He won't say who though:

"I'd like to keep that as a surprise."