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    Default THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over racism-

    From a UK tabloid today:

    THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over racism in pop music

    MICHAEL Jackson rails against The Beatles and Elvis in unearthed letters — which show how racism fired him to superstardom.

    The never-before-seen 1987 notes — written at the height of his fame — reveal the singer’s anger over racial inequality.

    A controversial figure throughout his life and since his death in 2009, he accuses popular US magazines and music network MTV of shunning black entertainers.

    J**** even takes a swipe at white rock and roll stars, declaring “Elvis is NOT King” and vowing to show Bruce Springsteen “who’s boss”.

    And in a shot at the Fab Four, he adds: “Yes these guys were good, but they weren’t better singers or dancers than the blacks.”

    J**** declares he will one day rule as ‘the King’, declaring: “I am not prejudice, it’s just time for the first Black King now.”

    He rails against America’s racist Ku Klux Klan organisation and targets parents he fears are raising children to be prejudiced.

    The Man In The Mirror songwriter reveals he had set himself a lofty target of selling 200million copies of 1982’s Thriller — to make him a role model for kids of all races.

    He wrote: “My goal is to become so ‘Big’, so powerful. To become such a hero, to end prejudice.

    "To make these little white kids love me by selling over 200,000,000 albums.

    “Make them look up to me. I will change the world.”

    Thriller is regarded as the biggest selling album of all time, but fell short of *****’s pledge, with an estimated 66million copies sold.

    In a passage, attached to a June 1987 newspaper clipping about a Klan march in South Carolina, he vows to use his creativity to stop racism seeping into the next generation.

    The troubled megastar, who collapsed and died aged 50 after suffering a cardiac arrest, ended his rambling thoughts with the message: “I want what’s fair. I want all races to love as one.”

    One confidante said the singer removed the notes from his infamous Neverland ranch in California during police raids over child abuse allegations in 2003.

    They were passed to a pal.

    Our source said: “Michael trusted his friends more than his family, and he wanted his treasures to be in safe hands.”



    https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbi...ism-pop-music/


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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Quote Originally Posted by myosotis View Post
    One confidante said the singer removed the notes from his infamous Neverland ranch in California during police raids over child abuse allegations in 2003.
    While he was in Las Vegas? Sounds plausible.

    Also, notice the implications of the claim that he removed items from the ranch during the raid.

    Here come the birthday attacks, I guess.
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    I read this and see Michael continuing his search for unity and equality throughout the world. He wanted to be a positive role model. But I’m sure people will try to make it into some ego trip. This is a man who knew the industry and how things worked.

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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Quote Originally Posted by myosotis View Post
    From a UK tabloid today:

    MICHAEL Jackson rails against The Beatles and Elvis in unearthed letters — which show how racism fired him to superstardom.

    And in a shot at the Fab Four, he adds: “Yes these guys were good, but they weren’t better singers or dancers than the blacks.”
    I guess Michael was uneducated

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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    I doubt that this is an authentic letter.
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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    "Throughout history white men
    have always branded the pages of
    history with great white hopes
    putting whites over blacks as
    nobles like Elvis being The King
    of Rock and Roll
    Springsteen being the boss
    or The Beatles being the best.
    Yes these guys were good
    but they weren't better singers
    or dancers than the blacks.
    The difference is whites control
    the press the media and they can
    make the public believe whatever
    they desire. Plus a lot of blacks have been
    ugly to look at. You must be beautiful looking.
    I will change this "NOW"
    with the power of my songs and dance
    and "looks" and total reclusiveness
    and mystery world(?).
    I will rule as the king.
    I am not prejudice, it's
    just time for the first
    black king now."


    Yikes...


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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    That doesn’t sound like MJ at all. Also, why write something like this in 1987 when he was already established as King of Pop?
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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Quote Originally Posted by ScreenOrigami View Post
    I doubt that this is an authentic letter.
    Well it matches his handwriting and style.


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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Quote Originally Posted by ScreenOrigami View Post
    That doesn’t sound like MJ at all.
    It does though... Just not the MJ he would present to the public and the fans.


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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Well, there are enough authentic handwriting samples out there for someone to create an authentic looking fake. Of course, I’m not an expert, so I can’t prove it, but my gut feeling tells me this is fake.

    We had a guy in Germany who faked a whole set of Hitler diaries and fooled the world’s media, so …
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    I can believe MJ wrote it, he has definitely said similar things before if I remember correctly. The notes are predictably framed in a bad light however. He is right in everything that he says here and the UK press continues to prove this by trying to defame him 11 years after his death. They can’t stand his success.

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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Quote Originally Posted by ScreenOrigami View Post
    While he was in Las Vegas? Sounds plausible.

    Also, notice the implications of the claim that he removed items from the ranch during the raid.


    Here come the birthday attacks, I guess.
    Yeah when he hadnt been there for litterally months either! As shown in court😬such knobs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nite Line View Post
    I guess Michael was uneducated
    Yes, Michael thought so little of The Beatles that he gushed over them, asked Paul to make music with him, bought their catalogue, and covered one of their songs.


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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Sadly everything that was stated is true about racism. However, I am not sure of the authenticity of these supposed manuscripts. Someone in this forum just posted a FAKE letter that Michael supposedly wrote; yet, it was written by the equally fake Michael Jacobson.

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    Default Re: THEY'RE BAD Michael Jackson hit out at The Beatles and Elvis in letters revealing fury over raci

    Michael isn’t belittling Elvis or The Beatles. He’s just saying that there are equally good black artists but the white media don’t want to talk about or promote them. And the story about trying to get Michael on MTV backs this up.

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