Michael Jackson (b. 1958)
Pint-sized singing sensation of Jackson Five ("ABC," "I Want You Back," etc.).
Now (in the United States):
Pop oddity whose self-titled reign as the King of Pop ended when allegations of child molestation first surfaced in the 1990s.
Now (in Europe):
Still der greatest!
Traipsing from Bahrain, to Europe, to Las Vegas, i.e., anywhere but Santa Barbara, California (circa late 2000s).
Acquitted of 10 counts of molestation, plying a child with alcohol and conspiracy on June 13, 2005.
Romantically linked to Tatum O'Neal, Brooke Shields and, um, that's sorta it.
Just-friends linked to Macaulay Culkin, Corey Feldman, Mark Lester, Emmanuel Lewis, Rodney Allen Rippy, and many others.
Brother of Janet and various other lesser Jacksons.
Does not have a personal magician.
Has had two nose jobs--his count.
May or may not have: Bid on the bones of the Elephant Man; staged a photo of himself sleeping in a hyperbaric chamber.
Two-time divorcee. Married to Elvis spawn Lisa Marie Presley from 1994-96; married to Debbie Rowe, a nurse at his dermatologist's office, from 1996-1999. Father of three children, the youngest of whom is known as Blanket.
Reportedly paid $23 million to family of the boy who accused him of molestation in 1993.
Apparently used to be famous for making music, and selling lots of it. Winner of 13 Grammys, including eight for 1982 landmark album, Thriller ("Beat It," "Billie Jean," etc.).
Scored first number-one hits at age 11 with Jackson Five.
Heard singing on 1971-73 Saturday morning ABC cartoon series, Jackson Five; seen cohosting with his brothers and sisters on 1976-77 CBS variety series, The Jacksons.
Cowrote 1985 all-star charity single, "We Are the World," with Lionel Richie.
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