Michael Jackson

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This new Michael Jackson biopic will glorify a man who abused children
The director of controversial documentary Leaving Neverland, which featured two of the singer’s young victims, says the latest film about the star sends out an unacceptable message

Dan Reed

05, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Michael Jackson’s nephew cast as singer in biopic after ‘worldwide search’
The singer’s 26-year-old nephew Jaafar Jackson has landed the lead role in Michael, with Antoine Fuqua on board to direct

Sian Cain

31, Jan, 2023 @5:57 AM

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Michael Jackson big screen biopic will start production this year
The film will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, whose credits include Training Day, and will be in collaboration with the singer’s estate

Benjamin Lee

18, Jan, 2023 @7:12 PM

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‘Sanitised’ new musical about Michael Jackson to open in London
MJ the Musical, based around the making of the singer’s 1992-93 Dangerous world tour, won four Tony awards in New York

Chris Wiegand

17, Oct, 2022 @10:21 AM

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Michael Jackson’s estate and Sony settle lawsuit over songs by ‘impersonator’
Both parties had agreed to formally end the long-running litigation after record label pulled disputed tracks

Nadeem Badshah

10, Aug, 2022 @9:55 PM

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Christopher Wheeldon: ‘Most boys at ballet school were closeted, terrified our parents would disown us’
As his version of Like Water for Chocolate opens at the Royal Opera House, the choreographer talks about how the ballet world is changing – and why he took on the Michael Jackson musical

Lyndsey Winship

26, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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TV tonight: Queer Eye’s candid Tan France on his battle with colourism
The TV presenter discusses the shame that made him bleach his skin. Plus, Ross Kemp hunts for Michael Jackson’s zoo. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale, Henry Wong and Simon Wardell

27, Apr, 2022 @5:20 AM

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MJ the Musical review – mesmerizing parade of hits doesn’t look in the mirror
The new Broadway jukebox musical on the life and pop catalog of Michael Jackson is a romp that only glances at the elephant in the room

Adrian Horton

04, Feb, 2022 @7:35 PM

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‘We wanted to make history’: Michael Jackson’s bizarre year in Bahrain
In 2005, a Bahraini prince welcomed the deposed king of pop and wrote a Hurricane Katrina charity single with him. But Jackson’s erratic behaviour sent plans off course

Motez Bishara

04, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Common’s teenage obsessions: ‘Michael Jordan gave me the shoes off his feet’
As he releases his new album, A Beautiful Revolution (Pt 2), the US rapper remembers his terrible chat-up lines and the magic of the moonwalk

As told to Tara Joshi

24, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Walter Yetnikoff, label exec who championed Michael Jackson, dies aged 87
Ex-president of CBS Records had hits with Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, Pink Floyd and more

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Aug, 2021 @8:26 AM

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Laura Mvula’s teenage obsessions: ‘I thought a briefcase was the most buff thing ever’
The singer-songwriter recalls the life-changing joy of playing in an orchestra, the beauty of her first braids and being empowered by Eternal

As told to Stephanie Phillips

17, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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