Michael Jackson’s eldest son testified Wednesday that his father was excited about going back on tour before his death but wasn’t happy about the pressure that came with the ill-fated shows. Prince Jackson told jurors his father wanted more time to rehearse and had several tense phone conversations with promoters of his “This Is It” shows that sometimes ended with his father in tears
The X Factor’s claim to fame is discovering fresh talent, but some contestants are fresher than others. Christchurch boy band Moorhouse met with a talent scout from Sony last year but makers of the television talent show deny the meeting contradicts its rules.
Jurors in the Michael Jackson case were shown an email on Monday (Tuesday NZ time) in which the top executive at AEG Live LLC expressed grave concerns about treatments Jackson was receiving from his longtime dermatologist.
Is there anything funny about the death of a giraffe On the whole, I think not – so when the appalling man-child Alan Garner (Zach Galifianakis) has an accident on the highway, The Hangover Part III is off to an unpromising start.
Ok, what do we know. We’re at sea
After sitting out a three-month long wave of protests, Jordan’s Islamists have finally taken to the streets.
The reaction to Mackenzie Phillips’ detailed account of her sexual relationship with her father, John Phillips, has been explosive, and some of the strongest statements have come from her family. But as the former actress and musician talked with Oprah Winfrey for the second time this week — this time about the firestorm that erupted from her hour-long interview Wednesday — she said she doesn’t regret writing her memoir, “High on Arrival.” “I understand this is a difficult thing for my family,” Phillips told Winfrey via satellite Friday, “but nobody’s talking about this, and if I’ve started a national dialogue, then I’m forever grateful.” Phillips said she has gotten letters and Facebook messages from incest survivors, thanking her for coming forward.
In 1967, the Mamas & the Papas had a hit with a song that detailed, with bittersweet harmonies, the checkered history of the band. The song, written by the group’s John Phillips and his wife, Michelle, was called “Creeque Alley.” If the song were to be updated today, it might have to be retitled “Creep Alley.” With the claims by John’s daughter, Mackenzie, that she had an incestuous relationship with her father, the story of Phillips and his group — in music, models of California dreams and California dreamin’ — takes on a darker hue
Mackenzie Phillips hid in her home, made compulsive purchases and struggled with personal issues, she tells Oprah Winfrey. The 49-year-old former child star, best known as Julie on the sitcom “One Day at a Time,” also reportedly tells Winfrey about a family secret she’s kept hidden for 31 years