Listen: Michael Jackson, Nubia Macaulay Culkin, Seth Stevenson discussed on What Next | Daily News and Analysis
"Before we get started. We're talking about the new Michael Jackson documentary on today's show. That means we're gonna be talking about child sexual abuse. Nothing graphic. But I wanted to give you a heads up. One of the most popular thing. Seth Stevenson ever wrote for slate or these dispatches from the Michael Jackson trial. So when the trial was announced there was a lot of media interest, of course, incoming trial. Everyone thought it was going to be a circus. And who knows what's going to happen to Nubia MacAulay Culkin is going to testify with an umbrella a white suit, but jeweled vest spats, a wave the hundreds of fans, Michael Jackson came to court determined to be found not guilty and more. We're going to get this behind the scenes peek at wacko Jacko. And all you know, what life is like in never land. And it was approaches entertainment. You know, I'll tell you run just when you think you've seen everything with regard to Michael Jackson. He pulls another stunt shows up in his pajama bottoms in court. I'm not quite sure how well that went over with the judge. And and that's how I pitched it. That's late. My editor's like I want to go out here and cover this trial because it's going to be hugely entertaining. And so I went out to Santa Maria where the courthouse was and the Neverland district in two thousand five I stayed in like, the one these hotel, you know, in this small town. Eight of the Jack in the box. And I went to the trial every day, and I would walk through these throngs of Michael Jackson fans outside the courthouse. And then I covered it. And I was in the room every day, you know, sitting about ten feet away from Michael Jackson at the defense stable, and it was a circus in some sense because there was so much media there, and everyone was doing their hits on TV and the fans are chanting things and waving signs and Michael Jackson every time he shows up.."