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    Default Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    Michael Jackson's marriage to Lisa Marie Presley has often been labelled a 'showmance' but the daughter of Elvis believed she could be the one to save him from himself.

    Lisa Marie Presley claimed that her marriage to Michael Jackson was her 'attempt to save him' in an unearthed interview from 2003.

    The daughter of Elvis said that she was 'sucked in' by Jackson's 'poor me' persona and took it upon herself to try and turn his life around.

    Lisa Marie revealed that Jackson was first in touch with her when she was a teenager but at the time she was in a relationship with Danny Keough, who would go on to be her first husband.

    She claimed that she had no interest in Jackson at the time but years later a mutual friend put them back in touch.

    Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine, Lisa Marie said: "He was very real with me off the bat.

    "He immediately went into this whole explanation of what he knew people thought of him and what the truth was."

    Lisa Marie said that Jackson’s explanation had been persuasive: “You get sucked into the, ‘You poor, misunderstood person, you…’ I'm a sucker for that.”

    She went on to say that after her first conversation with him, her perception had changed as he was funny and full of swear words.

    The different persona in public seemed to work for Jackson, with Lisa Marie saying: "I think it worked for him to manipulate that image for a little while.

    “The hyperbaric chamber thing and all that monkey s*** and the elephant s***. It made him mysterious, and I think he thought that was cool. But then it backfired, like it always does.”

    The allegations of child abuse were to be made soon afterwards but Lisa Marie said that he was convincing in saying that it was an 'extortion attempt' and not something that had any base in fact.

    She continued: "I believed him, because he was so convincing. I don't know... I just believed everything he said, for some reason.”

    Lisa Marie said that Jackson only allowed a few people to see the 'real him' and that he struggled to keep up the persona.

    She continued: “But when you do… He didn't get where he is because he's an idiot. You see a real person who's very much the opposite of what he was presenting.”

    She married Jackson in 1994, amid the allegations by Jordan Chandler about sexual abuse, which was settled out of court with Jackson flexing his financial muscle.

    Lisa Marie began to think that she would be the one to help him through this. She recalled: "I got into this whole, ‘I’m going to save you' thing.

    "I thought all that stuff he was doing - philanthropy and the children thing and all this stuff - was awesome, and maybe we could save the world together.”

    She then added: “OK. Hello. I was delusionary. I got some romantic idea in my head that I could save him and we could save the world.”

    Lisa Marie split from Jackson in 1996, citing irreconcilable differences in their divorce but she claims that there was nothing that she saw that suggested he had been abusing children.

    She said: "Otherwise I would have been the first one out there going, ‘You motherf*****, I’ve got children. But I never saw anything like that.”

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    Now see how she changes these words in the opposite direction in her upcoming book.
    God I'm so negative I hate myself.

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    Quote Originally Posted by JichaelMackson View Post
    Now see how she changes these words in the opposite direction in her upcoming book.
    God I'm so negative I hate myself.
    You think she's going to bring doubts about the abuse bullshit? That would be ridiculous, she's always said she saw nothing weird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Staffordshire Bullterrier View Post
    You think she's going to bring doubts about the abuse bullshit? That would be ridiculous, she's always said she saw nothing weird.
    I wouldn't be surprised one bit. Why write a book? Because of money. How to make money? Write shocking things.

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    I hope that the book will be real positive about Michael and their marriage. no marriage is perfect. no relationship is perfect.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JichaelMackson View Post
    I wouldn't be surprised one bit. Why write a book? Because of money. How to make money? Write shocking things.
    I would be actually. For all these years, and they are many she has always maintained her stance on abuse allegations. She never saw anything, so if she's gonna backtrack now that would be incredibly sad and pathetic and anyone in their right mind and knows common sense won't believe her.

    I don't think she will do this at all.

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    I doubt she will say something bad, I trust her and I believe her words that she regrets leaving Micheal and that she keeps thinking if she could do more.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dai...daughters.html

    Looking at her current photos it is so sad to look at her. She is definitely not in a good place.

    Since 2009 she lost MJ, went through nasty divorce, has financial issues.

    Hope she will be better.

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    One thing though...do correct me if I'm wrong.

    Didn't she say to HOprah years ago that this would be the last time she'd speak about MJ? I assume out of respect for him, I absolutely recall her saying that. She's backtracking on it, wish she just didn't.

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    I have hope that she will say positives things about Michael. we'll have to see.



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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    It would be a miracle if sh saysd somthing postive

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    I hope so. i don't see her saying anything wrong about him with these lies and fake stories. she said she didn't see anything. so I take her word and agree with her. Michael is innocent. and we all know this already. it's the media and the haters that keep saying his guilty.

    just ignore it. that's what they want anyway. they still can face the fact Michael was and still is very powerful. it's bothers them a lot.

    if they don't like Michael fine. but to treat him like trash and not a human with feelings is too much.
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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    I dislike how she portrays Mike as some kind of attention seeking sob story. All for $$$
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    Default Re: Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley

    I'm gonna believe she not doing this for money. even if she is at least she defending Michael and not kicking him in the dirt like the other people who knew him did. i have hopes for her. i hope she won't let us down.



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