Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson Wanted to Play Jar Jar Binks in ‘The Phantom Menace’
Michael Jackson Wanted to Play Jar Jar Binks in ‘The Phantom Menace’
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.
Michael Jackson’s Tiger ‘Thriller’ Has Passed Away
Michael Jackson’s Tiger ‘Thriller’ Has Passed Away
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.