Did you hear that ole Michael Jackson didn’t want a white actor to play him? Well Dang, ok Mike! LOL
See, this all came out after the controversy raging over Joseph Fiennes’ casting as Michael Jackson in a British TV production, a 1993 video has surfaced of the late singer saying he didn’t want a white actor to portray him on screen.
Apparently, during an interview back in the day it was said! Matter fact, it was during a 1993 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Jackson rejected the idea of having a white actor portray him on screen. Winfrey had asked him about reports that he wanted Pepsi to cast a white actor to play him as a child in a commercial.
“That is so stupid,” Jackson said. “That’s the most ridiculous, horrifying story I’ve ever heard. It’s crazy.” Read more from source.