8 Q. And during this particular point in time,
9 not January, but in 1993, at some point, your son
10 was in the process of putting together an album deal
11 where he -- he or somebody with him would cut some
12 records, correct?
13 A. Correct.
14 Q. And the negotiations began on that deal
16 A. From memory, June of ‘93.
17 Q. And I think you described that process as
18 about a six-month process?
19 A. Well, it varies. But that one took that
20 long, yes.
21 Q. And the deal was finally signed on December
22 6th, 1993, correct?
23 A. Correct.
24 Q. And the deal was signed with -- with MJJ
25 Productions, correct?
26 A. Correct.
27 Q. And in the deal, your son -- not your son --
28 the total deal was for $100,000, correct? 9253
1 A. The production company.
2 Q. Right. And your son’s share of that was
4 A. Correct.
5 Q. And 15,000 of that was given as an advance?
6 A. I think so.
7 Q. And this was in December of 1993, correct?
8 A. I don’t really remember. I think according
9 to the transcripts that’s what it said.
10 Q. And you took -- well, let me go back. There
11 was a period of time -- where were you on
12 Thanksgiving? Do you remember where you went
13 Thanksgiving? Did you go to New York Thanksgiving?
14 A. I read the transcript. We were in New York
16 Q. Okay. With who?
17 A. With the production company and they were
18 recording for the album.
19 Q. Okay. And up until the point of
20 Thanksgiving of 1993, the record deal had not been
21 finalized yet between your son and their
22 representatives and Mr. Jackson’s company, correct?
23 A. Correct.
24 Q. And there had been -- there had been some
25 delay in the signing of the contracts, correct?
26 A. Yes.
27 Q. And one of the things that had happened in
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1 the contracts in June or July and December 6 when
2 you finally signed the contract with Mr. Jackson’s
3 company was that Jordan Chandler had gone to the
4 Department of Social Services in the Los Angeles
5 District Attorney’s Office and reported that he’d
6 been molested by Michael Jackson, correct?
7 MR. MESEREAU: Objection. Objection;
8 assumes facts not in evidence.
9 MR. SNEDDON: I’m asking what she’s aware
10 of, Your Honor, and it has to do with motive and
12 THE COURT: Just a moment.
13 MR. MESEREAU: No foundation.
14 THE COURT: The objection is overruled.
15 You may answer.
16 Q. BY MR. SNEDDON: You were aware of that,
17 were you not?
18 A. Yes.
19 Q. And in fact -- well, let me ask you this:
20 You know a person, or knew a person by the name of
21 Anthony Pellicano, did you not?
22 A. Yes.
23 Q. And Mr. Pellicano was Mr. Jackson’s private
24 investigator, correct?
25 A. Correct.
26 MR. MESEREAU: Objection; beyond the scope.
27 THE COURT: Overruled.
28 Q. BY MR. SNEDDON: And Mr. Pellicano was the 9255
1 one who was holding up the deal, correct?
2 A. Correct.
3 Q. He told you that?
4 A. Yes.
5 Q. And the deal was finally signed on December
6 6th because the defendant intervened and said, “Go
7 ahead and sign the deal,” correct?
8 A. Correct.