The online “60 Minutes Overtime” has uncovered an amazing and poignant self-realization note that Michael Jackson penned in 1979, right before he did indeed dominate the 1980s.
“No more Michael Jackson,” he scribbled in ink. “I want a whole new look. I should be a totally different person. People should never think of me as the kid who sang ‘ABC.’”
The manifesto continues, “I should be a new, incredible actor/singer/dancer that will shock the world… I will do no interviews. I will be magic. I will be a perfectionist, a researcher, a trainer, a masterer [sic]. I will be better than every great actor roped into one.”
Oh, to have a time machine to go back and add, “… And I will take good care of my nose!”
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