In an interview with VICE, Ahmed Best, best known as the man who appeared in three less-than-enthusiastically received Star Wars prequels as the less-than-beloved Jar Jar Binks, says that while he was the one who ended up winning the role, there was a far more famous superstar who really wanted to play everyone’s ninth-favorite Gungan. And that man was Michael Jackson.
Students of the group Philadelphia Student Union, which is a part of a larger organization called the Philadelphia Coalition Advocacy of Public Schools, recently performed a zombie-themed flashmob to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in front of the school district's headquarters.
The shadow cast by Michael Jackson’s bizarre personal life and legal troubles may have eclipsed most of his career but it still could not blot out the shining triumph of his song and music video 'Thriller.'
One of Michael Jackson‘s many idiosyncrasies was his love for exotic animals. And since the late music legend was sort of the rich madman type, he kept a menagerie of giraffes, flamingos, orangutans, elephants and tigers on his notorious Neverland Ranch.
Sadly, one of the tigers — who Jackson had named ‘Thriller’ after his seminal 1982 album — has passed away.