Oprah's Interview With the Jacksons Airs After Molestation Episode

November 03, 2010 03:44:36 GMT

Plus, a picture taken from the November 8 episode reveals Oprah laughing with Michael's children who rarely appear in front of camera.

Oprah's Interview With the Jacksons Airs After Molestation Episode
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Back in early October, Oprah Winfrey's trucks pulled over the Jackson family compound in Encino, prompting rumor that she was planning one of the most coveted interviews ever in "The Oprah Winfrey Show" history. This week, new details confirmed the rare TV interview with Michael Jackson's children and parents.

A picture, published by People, gives the hard evidence that Oprah sat down with Katherine and Joe Jackson as well as Prince, Paris and Blanket at their house's backyard. Katherine, who had been quiet since Michael's death, reportedly would talk about Michael's childhood, the day her son died, and how they have been coping up. Also within one hour, there may be discussion of her lawsuit against concert promoter AEG and the family's legal woes with Michael's estate.

Harpo Productions confirmed on Monday that the episode would air on Monday, November 8 but refused to reveal who else from the Jackson family would appear. Some said Oprah was trying to secure a one-on-one with mother of Michael's children, Debbie Rowe, but nothing is confirmed yet. Moreover, Randy Jackson is most likely not featured since he condemned his mother's decision to expose the Jackson kids to camera.

On the other news, the show is slammed for airing the Jackson family special back-to-back with a child molestation episode. According to the show's site "200 Adult Men Who Were Molested Come Forward" would air on Friday, November 5 but Harpo insists it was not deliberate. A rep told TMZ, "There is no connection whatsoever between the two shows. This is purely coincidental."

Oprah has once landed on hot water over her coverage of pedophilia during jury deliberations in Michael Jackson's molestation trial in 2005.


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posted by Toni on Nov 15, 2010
I too am still angry with Oprah taking every opportunity to further her career on the back of Michael's fame and popularity. It was because of him she became so famous in the first place. I am still waiting for her to admit she was wrong and appologise for all the times she put him down - especially in that despicable interview with Lisa Marie Presley and her donkey mother. Michael deserved better than that shocking treatment by a fellow artist who should have known better. Oprah you stink of cowardice. I watched the MJ Kids interview only because I love them as MJ's kids and I wanted to make sure your interview did not hurt them. If you had you would have had to face the wrath of MJ's fans. We will never forgive you until you apologise and if you don't you can go to hell. Cheers from a once upon a time fan.
posted by T.E Shabangu on Nov 14, 2010
This truely is another serious let down of michael. This interview goes againt everything michael believed. He tried all his best to protect his children from the media. I don't understant how his parent can do this. Is all for the love of spotlight. I strongly share the same sentiment with Randy over Oprah hypocricity.
posted by Elaine on Nov 10, 2010
Oprah - how low can you go?
posted by ckblv on Nov 10, 2010
Oprah, do the right thing and admit before the world that Michael is innocent and you were dead wrong and you fell for the tabloid media trash.
posted by Imajen on Nov 05, 2010
Amen to all of you! I think we should start a campaign for Miss Thang to have Thomas Mesereau, Aphrodite Jones and Geraldine Hughes on her show to really set the record straight! You wanna do something great in your 25th season? Clear Michael's name! We all know she has the power to make it happen.
posted by applegirl on Nov 03, 2010
I don't understand how Oprah can go ahead and have Jackie Jackson on her show this coming week but still hold this ambiguity toward Michael. What the hell is her problem? I'm serious. She interviews all these people and talks about Michael. Celine Dion, Lisa Marie, Janet Jackson+Tyler Perry, even Kenny Ortega!!! Just watch her bring up Michael yet AGAIN when she's with Jackie. And what the hell is with her comment about her OWN channel saying some shit about how she doesn't want to be like Michael Jackson. I am very angry with Oprah with the past shit she's talked about Michael. Like that one time she did a show about guys being on the "down low" and after some guy who was on the "down low" made a comment she was like, "you're starting to sound like michael jackson." F**k you, Oprah, Michael's nothing like that. I wish she'd do her fucking research and stop thinking he's a pedophile just cause the media is edging toward that notion. Was she in the courtroom when the prosecution was trying to defend themselves? Hell no! If she was she would've seen them making a miserable attempt of fabricating evidence to extort Michael's money!! How is it fucking Evan Chandler can still have copies of his garbage book in print and yet Aphrodite Jones' book Conspiracy which presents the honest truth of what happened in the courtroom can't find a publisher now??
posted by Vana on Nov 03, 2010
Why is Oprah refusing to defend an innocent man? But will interview his children for ratings in November sweeps? Bad move, Oprah. Very bad move. There is no such thing as coincidence!
posted by catylove on Nov 03, 2010
am sure she is jealous he ll forever b more famous than her
posted by Jazzy on Nov 03, 2010
Coincidence my ar@*!!!!!!
posted by Monji on Nov 03, 2010
Fuck Oprah, you will die slow motherfucker
posted by MKT on Nov 03, 2010
Why mention he was arrested and charged, but not mention he was found NOT GUILTY on ALL charges?

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