Michael Jackson's friendship with 12-year-old was 'weird' but not sexual, reveals long-time confidante
Michael Jackson's friendship with 12-year-old was 'weird' but not sexual, reveals long-time confidante

In a new documentary, journalist J Randy Taraborrelli also said that he would have believed the allegations levelled in 'Leaving Neverland' if it was anyone other than the late pop star

Michael Jackson wore mask because he was afraid of coronavirus-like pandemic, claims former bodyguard
Michael Jackson wore mask because he was afraid of coronavirus-like pandemic, claims former bodyguard

The singer had earned the nickname 'Wacko Jacko' because of his propensity to wear masks during his public outings

Manu Dibango, African jazz legend who inspired Michael Jackson and Rihanna, dies of coronavirus at 86
Manu Dibango, African jazz legend who inspired Michael Jackson and Rihanna, dies of coronavirus at 86

The Cameroonian saxophonist and 'Soul Makossa' musician is credited for revolutionizing the African music industry

The Ones pop star and NYC drag icon Nashom Wooden dies of coronavirus, say friends: 'The virus is really real'
The Ones pop star and NYC drag icon Nashom Wooden dies of coronavirus, say friends: 'The virus is really real'

‘Project Runway’ winner Geoffrey Mac said, 'I lost my best friend today from the coronavirus'

Corey Feldman: From troubled child star to Hollywood's harbinger of doom
Corey Feldman: From troubled child star to Hollywood's harbinger of doom

Seeking escape and stable adult role models, Feldman was a vulnerable target in Hollywood. While some like Steven Spielberg and Richard Donner mentored him, most took advantage as he had no family members looking out for him

Michael Jackson's son Blanket buys $2.6M mansion in Calabasas, will have Dr Dre and John Travolta as neighbors
Michael Jackson's son Blanket buys $2.6M mansion in Calabasas, will have Dr Dre and John Travolta as neighbors

Blanket, endearingly known as Bigi, marked his 18th birthday on 21 February by leaving the family home and buying his very own mansion

Beyonce bans photogs from taking performance pics at Kobe Bryant memorial: 'She is so controlling of her image'
Beyonce bans photogs from taking performance pics at Kobe Bryant memorial: 'She is so controlling of her image'

Several photo agencies said the organizers of the live-streamed event at the Staples Center had prohibited them from clicking photographs of the Grammy-winning singer

Paris Jackson celebrates brother Blanket's 18th birthday with rare throwback photos: 'He's a legal adult'
Paris Jackson celebrates brother Blanket's 18th birthday with rare throwback photos: 'He's a legal adult'

The youngest son of late King of Pop Michael Jackson is officially legal

Kobe Bryant memorial service: Tickets likely to cost $24.02, family yet to finalize list of speakers and performers
Kobe Bryant memorial service: Tickets likely to cost $24.02, family yet to finalize list of speakers and performers

The public memorial will be held at the Staples Center on February 24, with the details set to be finalized very soon

Kobe Bryant public memorial service tickets will be on first-come, first-serve basis and come at a price
Kobe Bryant public memorial service tickets will be on first-come, first-serve basis and come at a price

Fans can expect the tickets to leave a significant hole in their pockets owing to the demand and the fact that Staples Center can accommodate just 20,000 people

Macaulay Culkin defends Michael Jackson against child sex abuse claims, says he never did 'anything' to him
Macaulay Culkin defends Michael Jackson against child sex abuse claims, says he never did 'anything' to him

Culkin had been close friends with Jackson ever since he turned up for one of his music videos

Vanessa Bryant confirms public memorial service for Kobe and Gianna with 24 butterflies, ticket prices skyrocket
Vanessa Bryant confirms public memorial service for Kobe and Gianna with 24 butterflies, ticket prices skyrocket

The memorial service for Kobe and Gianna will be held at the Staples Center on February 24

'Back off b***h before we come get you': Snoop Dogg makes shocking threat against Gayle King
'Back off b***h before we come get you': Snoop Dogg makes shocking threat against Gayle King

The rapper ranted on Instagram about black women dragging black men down, and threatened to 'come for' King if she doesn't 'backs off'. He questioned Oprah Winfrey for interviewing Michael Jackson's accusers in 'Leaving Neverland' which is based on Jackson's alleged sexual abuse of two young boys

Kobe Bryant memorial service set for February 24 at Staples Center: 'The date is a tribute to Kobe and Gianna'
Kobe Bryant memorial service set for February 24 at Staples Center: 'The date is a tribute to Kobe and Gianna'

No official announcement about the memorial has been made and the person who provided the information is knowledgeable about the planning, spoke on condition of anonymity

Kobe Bryant thanked Michael Jackson for teaching him how to be successful: 'He called me out of the blue'
Kobe Bryant thanked Michael Jackson for teaching him how to be successful: 'He called me out of the blue'

Bryant revealed on an episode of HBO's Real Sports in 2016 how the King of Pop called him to advice

Mike Tyson says Michael Jackson was an 'expert in seduction' and that his 'feeble look' was just an act
Mike Tyson says Michael Jackson was an 'expert in seduction' and that his 'feeble look' was just an act

The legendary boxer said that he hated MJ's guts for a very long time since the singer had hurt his ego

Michael Jackson accusers Wade Robson & James Safechuck win appeal to sue late singer's estate for sexual abuse
Michael Jackson accusers Wade Robson & James Safechuck win appeal to sue late singer's estate for sexual abuse

Robson and Safechuck previously sued in 2013 and 2014 respectively, but the trial court dismissed both cases because California law required that such cases be filed before the accuser’s 26th birthday.

Kim Kardashian furiously refutes claim she bought JFK's bloodstained shirt for daughter North West
Kim Kardashian furiously refutes claim she bought JFK's bloodstained shirt for daughter North West

After the reality TV star bought expensive Michael Jackson items for her daughter someone circulated a fake Instagram story about her buying the shirt JFK was wearing when he was assassinated; Refinery29 even wrote a whole article on it

Kim Kardashian gifts daughter North another accessory from Michael Jackson's closet: his 'Smooth Criminal' hat
Kim Kardashian gifts daughter North another accessory from Michael Jackson's closet: his 'Smooth Criminal' hat

The West family go all the way in picking up exclusive memorabilia from an auction of the late pop star's famous video costumes, for their six-year-old daughter and shared photos of the iconic outfits on social media

Kim Kardashian slammed for 'overindulging' daughter North after she's spotted carrying $10,000 Birkin bag
Kim Kardashian slammed for 'overindulging' daughter North after she's spotted carrying $10,000 Birkin bag

The Kardashians do not hold back when it comes to giving lavish gifts to their loved ones during Christmas season

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gift North, 6, Michael Jackson's jacket for Christmas and fans are not happy
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gift North, 6, Michael Jackson's jacket for Christmas and fans are not happy

Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West surprised daughter North West with a gift she could not refuse but people are not happy.

Percussionist Emil Richards, famed 'Timekeeper of Tinseltown' and soundtrack specialist, dies at 87
Percussionist Emil Richards, famed 'Timekeeper of Tinseltown' and soundtrack specialist, dies at 87

The finger-snapper from 'Addams Family' and bongo-player from 'Mission: Impossible' worked on over 2,000 movie and TV soundtracks.

50 Cent slams Oprah Winfrey over Russell Simmons #MeToo documentary: 'I don’t understand why she is going after black men'
50 Cent slams Oprah Winfrey over Russell Simmons #MeToo documentary: 'I don’t understand why she is going after black men'

The rapper asked why Oprah Winfrey is going after Russell Simmons and Michael Jackson and not Harvey Weinstein or Jeffrey Epstein.

Johnny Depp to produce musical on Michael Jackson narrated by his 'alien' glove that 'feeds on virgin boy blood'
Johnny Depp to produce musical on Michael Jackson narrated by his 'alien' glove that 'feeds on virgin boy blood'

'For the Love of a Glove: An Unauthorized Musical Fable About the Life of Michael Jackson, as told by his Glove' debuts in Los Angeles on January 25

Prince Andrew in hot water again after it's revealed he stayed at the home of Peter Nygard, who's accused of multiple sexual harassment cases
Prince Andrew in hot water again after it's revealed he stayed at the home of Peter Nygard, who's accused of multiple sexual harassment cases

Nygard claimed that the accusations were placed by the women to get better severance and they decided to settle matters outside the court to avoid litigation costs

Michael Jackson accusers in the center of 'Leaving Neverland' documentary likely to get their lawsuits restored
Michael Jackson accusers in the center of 'Leaving Neverland' documentary likely to get their lawsuits restored

The tentative decision does not revive the actual Jackson estate as a defendant. A 2015 decision throwing out that part of the lawsuit will stand.

Michael Jackson's children Paris and Prince are sibling goals as they appear holding hands in rare LA appearance
Michael Jackson's children Paris and Prince are sibling goals as they appear holding hands in rare LA appearance

While Paris flaunted a flamenco inspired, red and black dress that featured sheer lace, Prince sported a silk black tuxedo

Michael Jackson wanted the Queen to knight him for being 'the biggest star in the world', claims former bodyguard Matt Fiddes
Michael Jackson wanted the Queen to knight him for being 'the biggest star in the world', claims former bodyguard Matt Fiddes

The late pop star, Michael Jackson, couldn't understand why the Queen wouldn't give him a knighthood for being 'the biggest star in the world' and wrote to her demanding the honor.

Elton John calls Michael Jackson 'mentally ill' and claims the singer had 'totally lost his marbles'
Elton John calls Michael Jackson 'mentally ill' and claims the singer had 'totally lost his marbles'

Elton John is his memoir wrote about his relationships with fellow celebrities and one of them was Michael Jackson. The singer details his thoughts on the king of pop.

Michael Jackson's estate slams Emmys over outstanding documentary award for 'Leaving Neverland'
Michael Jackson's estate slams Emmys over outstanding documentary award for 'Leaving Neverland'

The HBO documentary featured two of Michael Jackson's accusers—James Safechuck and Wade Robson—who detailed the nature of the abuse they allegedly suffered at the hands of the pop icon

Miley Cyrus flashes fans, shows off toned abs in beige top to celebrate 'Charlie’s Angels' song topping Spotify chart
Miley Cyrus flashes fans, shows off toned abs in beige top to celebrate 'Charlie’s Angels' song topping Spotify chart

The snaps amply demonstrate the work the singer has put in at the gym to achieve her muscular body.

Meghan Markle told PR firm she wants to 'break the internet' when she hired them for help with her Vogue edition: Report
Meghan Markle told PR firm she wants to 'break the internet' when she hired them for help with her Vogue edition: Report

The Duchess of Sussex had appointed PR firm Sunshine Sachs to assist her in her signature September edition of Vogue magazine that she guest-edited.


LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter of Destiny's Child hit 'Say My Name', dies in car crash aged 41
LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter of Destiny's Child hit 'Say My Name', dies in car crash aged 41

Grammy-winning songwriter, Lashawn Daniels who has written big songs for artists like Beyonce and Whitney Houston has died at the age of 41.

Freddie Mercury was close to Michael Jackson for a brief period, even regretted not being part of Thriller album
Freddie Mercury was close to Michael Jackson for a brief period, even regretted not being part of Thriller album

In a televised interview of 1983, which has now resurfaced, Mercury said it was his fault that his collaborative work with Michael Jackson did not make it to the record-breaking album.

Marlon Brando never said Michael Jackson 'did any harm to kids', actor's son calls claims 'cheap publicity stunt'
Marlon Brando never said Michael Jackson 'did any harm to kids', actor's son calls claims 'cheap publicity stunt'

'I was friends with Michael Jackson for over 27 years and my father adored him. I don’t appreciate my father’s words being twisted', Miko Brando said

Marlon Brando believed Michael Jackson 'may have had something to do with kids' after he confronted him over sex abuse claims
Marlon Brando believed Michael Jackson 'may have had something to do with kids' after he confronted him over sex abuse claims

Details of Marlon Brando's sworn statement were never made public as it was not included in Michael Jackson's trial in 2005 when he was acquitted on all counts of child molestation charges

Sheryl Crow claims she saw Michael Jackson doing ‘really strange' things during his Bad tour in the 1980s
Sheryl Crow claims she saw Michael Jackson doing ‘really strange' things during his Bad tour in the 1980s

Crow, 57, said she was left with a lot of questions about the King Of Pop's behavior after performing on his Bad tour

Michael Jackson allegedly had two gay lovers and would disguise himself as a woman for hookups
Michael Jackson allegedly had two gay lovers and would disguise himself as a woman for hookups

Writer Ian Halperin, who published the unofficial biography titled 'Unmasked: The Final Years of Michael Jackson' in 2009, claimed ‘virtually everyone’ in Jackson's circle knew that he was secretly gay

Lisa Marie Presley pens bombshell tell-all book on Michael Jackson and Elvis with 'shocking revelations'
Lisa Marie Presley pens bombshell tell-all book on Michael Jackson and Elvis with 'shocking revelations'

Lisa Marie Presley will be coming out with an explosive tell-all book that will reveal shocking details about her former husband Michael Jackson and shine a new perspective on her father, Elvis Presley

Michael Jackson fan groups sue alleged sexual abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead'
Michael Jackson fan groups sue alleged sexual abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead'

Robson and Safechuck are currently being sued for a sum of one euro ($1.13) each against claims of being sexually abused by the late King of Pop

Michael Jackson was 'totally bald' and had 'secret tattoos and scars' all over his body at time of death: Cops
Michael Jackson was 'totally bald' and had 'secret tattoos and scars' all over his body at time of death: Cops

The King of Pop suffered a fatal cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles home on June 25, 2009, after being administered a lethal dose of a powerful anesthetic called Propofol

Prince Jackson steps out with his girlfriend Molly at Dodgers event and makes it red-carpet official
Prince Jackson steps out with his girlfriend Molly at Dodgers event and makes it red-carpet official

Prince Jackson has never publicly identified his girlfriend but was seen out with her for the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Blue Diamond Gala

The Playboy Files: FBI documents reveal Hugh Hefner's "obscene" lifestyle and why he was  "too clever to violate laws"
The Playboy Files: FBI documents reveal Hugh Hefner's "obscene" lifestyle and why he was "too clever to violate laws"

The 58-page, heavily redacted document details notable events in Hefner's life right from 1958 - five years after he launched the world famous magazine

Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle 2012 lawsuit after a five-day trial
Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle 2012 lawsuit after a five-day trial

Michael Jackson's manager Tohme had sought nearly $20 million from the Jackson estate in the lawsuit filed in 2012, saying he was entitled to a 15% commission on funds generated by deals he arranged for Jackson that were received after Jackson's death in June 2009.

Aaron Carter admits Michael Jackson did something 'inappropriate' on one occasion
Aaron Carter admits Michael Jackson did something 'inappropriate' on one occasion

Aaron Carter will be making an appearance on the upcoming season of 'Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition' along with his mother Jane Carter

Michael Jackson's son Blanket Jackson seen congratulating brother Prince at his graduation in rare public appearance
Michael Jackson's son Blanket Jackson seen congratulating brother Prince at his graduation in rare public appearance

Prince Jackson took to social media to share special moments from the celebration which took place over the weekend

Baby Archie is finally here and so are the latest memes on the newborn royal
Baby Archie is finally here and so are the latest memes on the newborn royal

Now that the name of the royal baby is out, so are a plethora of Archie memes on social media sites worldwide

Madonna says Michael Jackson is 'innocent until proven guilty', questions agenda behind sexual abuse allegations
Madonna says Michael Jackson is 'innocent until proven guilty', questions agenda behind sexual abuse allegations

Madonna joins a list of celebrities who have defended Michael Jackson against the allegations made by James Safechuck and Wade Robson in HBO documentary 'Leaving Neverland'

Justin Bieber equates Chris Brown to Michael Jackson and Tupac, calls his assault on Rihanna a 'mistake'
Justin Bieber equates Chris Brown to Michael Jackson and Tupac, calls his assault on Rihanna a 'mistake'

Chris Brown has a history of violence against women and the artist had pleaded guilty to savagely assaulting Rihanna in 2009 and was sentenced to five years of probation

Michael Jackson's son Blanket makes rare appearance in photo shared by elder brother Prince as they watch 'Avengers: Endgame'
Michael Jackson's son Blanket makes rare appearance in photo shared by elder brother Prince as they watch 'Avengers: Endgame'

Prince Jackson recently gave fans a glimpse into the life of Michael Jackson's youngest son, Blanket as he shared a rare picture of his younger brother on Instagram.

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