He's back. Michael Jackson is back to his nest. The once-proclaimed King of Pop is back in the United States after living in Bahrain, France and Ireland following his acquittal in a high-profile child molestation trial that ended in June 2005.
Marking his comeback, Jacko emerged with his spokeswoman Raymone K. Bain Friday January 26th to confirm to The Associated Press that he is on the comeback trail, planning a pair of "fan appreciation events" in Japan in March, one of which will charge $3,300 for the opportunity to meet the singer.
"I can confirm that he is in the United States," Bain said. "We don't give out information regarding our client's whereabouts because of safety, and this is just an ongoing policy."
In other Michael Jackson news, it is reported that he will have his new album released soon. His studio collaborator will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas has claimed that the star's comeback album will be released online. will.i.am, furthermore, is convinced the eccentric superstar is talented and famous enough to make his comeback record a hit through internet sales alone and doesn't need the backing of a major label.