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Rumors, rumors, rumors...

Many things we could heard on TV and radio and much more we could read in newspapers, magazines and tabloids, so now we have the place to cut it and say what the truth really is and what is not:


Underline correct answer:
True/False - it means "True".
True/False - it means "False"

Rumor: Michael bought the Elephant man's bones. Rumor in the beginning of 90'.
Comment: As Michael says in the interview with Oprah Winfrey: "I love the story of the Elephant man, he reminds me of me a lot, and I could relate to it, it made me cry because I saw myself in the story, but no, I never asked for the... where am I going to put some bones?"

Rumor: Michael sleeps in an oxygen chamber. Rumor in the end of 80's.
Comment: Michael's comment:"I did a commercial for Pepsi and I was burned very badly and we settled for 1 million dollars and I gave all the money...like, we bulit this place called the Michael Jackson Burn Centre and that's a piece of technology used for burn victims, right. So I'm looking at the piece of technology and decide to go inside it and just to hammer around, somebody takes the picture, when they process the picture the person who processes the picture says, "Oh Michael Jackson". He made a copy and these pictures went all over the world with this lie attached to it. It's a complete lie.[...]please don't believe these crazy, horrifying things."

Rumor: Michael outbid Paul McCartney on the auction of "The Beatles" catalogue publishing rights.
Comment: Paul McCartney hasn't been outbid, because he doesn't take a part in auction, 'cause he doesn't want to. Paul McCarteny says:"For real, I'm getting some amount of money becasue of copyrights. And for a several years some part of that songs gets back to me becasue of author's rights." Besides catalogue ATV also includes many songs of John Lennon and Paul McCarteny, not only "The Beatles" songs.

Rumor: Michael done more than ten plastic surgeries on his face. Rumor repeated until today.
Comment: Michael really has done plastic surgeries, but he had admitted himself only to 2 but his mother in interview with Oprah (11/08/10) said that Michael had done few more plastic surgery but he can't admit to that because he felt embarrassing, but he done, nose and chin. It's believed that Michael did also a face lift. In addiction autopsy of MJ proved that, he done only nose. Doctor didn't find any more traces of plastic surgery on his face.

Rumor: Michael's kids Prince I and Paris are from In Vitro. Rumor of 90's.
Comment: Michael's kids Prince I and Paris were born after normal sex with Debbie Rowe.

Rumor: Michael whitened his skin. Rumor repeated until today.
Comment: Michael:"Number one, as far as I know, there is no such thing as skin bleaching. I have never seen it, I don't know what it is.","I'm black American and I'm proud of it. I'm proud of my race." Michael has white skin, because in the beginning of 80's genetic and hereditary skin disease, called "vitiligo" had revealed itself. It was also observed earlier in Michael's father family (Joseph Jackson) of Jackson's family. After made autopsy on MJ, doctor said, that MJ had vitiligo, he found the disease on MJ body. More about that disease, you can find out here:Vitiligo.

Rumor: Michael got married with Debbie Rowe and paid her for give birth him kids. Rumor of 90's.
Comment: Michael got married with Debbie Rowe because of love according to what he said many times. He admits that he had never paid her for anything. Debbie Rowe also commented this rumor: "I married man that I love and who I give born a baby. Please don't believe in everything they write about us." They got divorce because of unacceptable differences of character.

Rumor: Michael made an agreement with J.Chandler in case of child molestation. Rumor of 1993-4, when the scandal about child molestation broke out.
Comment: Michael made finance agreement with Chandler's family, just to leave him alone. Unknown is how much exactly he paid, but it is estimated to be over 20 mln $. However evidence in this case had never been found, and in 2005 also of this accusation Michael has been acquitted.

Rumor: Michael is addicted to psychotropic drugs. Rumor of 1993.
Comment: Yes, Michael was addicted to painkillers, because of accusation of child molestation. Generally Michael was addicted of sleeping drugs, 'cause he suffered of insomnia since end of 90's.

Rumor: Cow's blood was poured for Michael Jackson on VooDoo ritual to make hard life for Steven Spielberg after dismissing Jackson from part of Peter Pan. Rumor of 90's.
Comment: That is unreal and didn't have place, this story was created by tabloids.

Rumor: Michael is breaking down, he has done another plastic surgery on his nose. Rumor sometimes repeated yet.
Comment: Michael had 2 and only 2 plastic surgeries on his nose and chin in his life, so there is no danger of Michael's breaking down. The media created a myth that after plastic surgery you can break down just because they love to exaggerate. Michael says: "I've never had my cheekbones done, never had my eyes done, never had my lips done and all this stuff.","Just my nose, it helps me breath better."

Rumor: Michael grafted implants of beard and moustache. Rumor of 2003, when Michael had beard.
Comment: Michael comments it exactly like that:"Recently, some newspaper wrote, that I had grafted implant of beard. Can't I let grow myself a beard already?".

Rumor: Michael is bankrupt. Rumor repeated until today.
Comment: Michael's spokesman repeated several times that it is not true. However Michael revealed in "Living With Michael Jackson", that he earned to that time, year 2003 exactly, more than one bilion $. Except of that, Michael still owns his property, wields rights to "The Beatles" songs and still records albums. In addition bankruptcy of mega stars are often spreaded very loudly and often officially prited several times per year, for example in tabloids.

Rumor: Michael has problems with alcohol. Rumor in years 2006-7.
Comment: Michael's spokesman marked several times that he doesn't have such problems.

Rumor: Michael bought a property in Bahrain. Rumor in 2005, after his leaving USA, after he won the trial.
Comment: The truth is, he lives in Bahrain and is recording a charity single there, but he didn't buy any property.

Rumor: Michael is in hard condition and he has problems with liver. Rumor in 2007.
Comment: Michael's spokesman denied this rumor and added that the singer is full of energy.


Remember: A rumor repeated 1000 times becomes the truth. So don't let the media convince you so easy.

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