30 Real Facts About Michael Jackson's Childhood and How He Became The King of Pop
30 Real Facts About Michael Jackson’s Childhood and How He Became The King of Pop

30 Real Facts About Michael Jackson’s Childhood and How He Became The King of Pop

Trista - January 25, 2019

30 Real Facts About Michael Jackson’s Childhood and How He Became The King of Pop
Michael Jackson in Vegas. Wikipedia.

1. Jackson Claimed He Had No Childhood, Only Work, Which Led to His Lifelong Focus on Children and Childhood

When Jackson spoke of his childhood, it was often regarding the extreme loneliness he felt due to having no companions his own age other than his brothers. Jackson worked nonstop from an extremely young age and wasn’t able to enjoy any of the ordinary experiences typical of American childhood. This lack led Jackson to have a fixation on youth and happy childhoods, which drove him to build Neverland ranch and start his Heal the World Foundation.

 

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Biography – Michael Jackson

Hubpages – How Michael Jackson’s Childhood Experiences Affected His Adult Life

Biography – Michael Jackson: Inside His Early Years in Gary, Indiana With His Musical Family

NPR – The Origin (And Hot Stank) Of The ‘Chitlin’ Circuit’

Song Facts – Dancing Machine by The Jackson 5

EUR Web – Nov. 3, 1973: The Day ‘The Robot’ Dance Became Famous

Medium – How Much Plastic Surgery Did Michael Jackson Actually Have?

Time Magazine – Behind the Scenes of The Wiz With Michael Jackson

The Washington Post – Five Myths About Michael Jackson

Associate Press – The Aftermath of Michael Jackson and Oprah: What About His Face?

The VOX – The Whitewashing Of Michael Jackson

The Guardian – The Michael Jackson Accusers: ‘The Abuse Didn’t Feel Strange, Because He Was Like A God’

Vanity Fair – 10 Undeniable Facts About the Michael Jackson Sexual-Abuse Allegations

Biography – Inside Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley’s Head-Scratching Marriage

US Magazine – Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley: A Timeline of Their Brief Marriage

NBC News – New Details About 1993 Jackson Case

Opera News – Why Michael Jackson Was Stripped Naked, Arrested and Some Other Things You Never Knew About Him

Little Things – Michael Jackson’s Relationship With Race And Police Are Relevant Again 11 Years After His Death

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