Michael Jackson went grocery shopping shopping in a closed down supermarket with all the other people being actors just to experience what’s it like to be an ordinary person
After Michael Jackson’s hair caught fire in 1984 he founded a burn center. “I wanted to do something because I was so moved by the other burn patients I met…” He suffered painful burns, but hospital staff remember him spending much of his time visiting and comforting other patients.
Michael Jackson begged the director of the Thriller film to destroy it because members of his church had told him the song promoted demonology. Instead of destroying it he was convinced by his lawyer to put a disclaimer at the beggining of the short film.
Michael Jackson once spent $150,000 to put a curse on Steven Spielberg because he didn’t give him the role of Peter Pan in the movie Hook.
Joseph Jackson tried to teach his kids a lesson about leaving their bedroom windows open, so one night while his son Michael was asleep, Joseph wore a mask, climbed through the window, and shouted at him. Michael Jackson would later have recurring nightmares of being kidnapped from his bedroom.
Michael Jackson composed songs despite not playing any instruments. He would build each element of a track with his voice, so pitch perfect that studio musicians could match chords to his singing.
While planning his comeback in Las Vegas in 2007, Michael Jackson wanted to build a 50 foot tall robot replica of himself that would roam the desert under the flight paths of incoming planes, shooting lasers out of its eyes in order to get the attention of the tourists flying into the city.
Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical but J.K. Rowling said “no”.
Michael Jackson wanted to build a 50 foot robot of himself to roam the Nevada desert.
After the end of his trial in Los Angeles in 2005, Michael Jackson and his three children spent six months living in a town in Ireland. Many members of the community knew who he was and yet his residence remained a secret from the world at large due to their discretion and misdirection.