Michael Jackson’s life has always been in and out of some or the other controversies. He seemed to rule not only the pop world but also the controversial land. Nevertheless, he still receives immense love from his fans. His journey of music did reach heights, however, the scandals that followed him stayed engraved in the books of the most controversial people on earth. So, today on his birthday, we can go back in time and look at some of the stories of his controversies that made to the headlines and probably shocked his fans too.
Check out the list of the top controversies on Michael Jackson that are totally scandalous.
Pornographic image controversy
Back in November of 2003, Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch was raided, and what was found literally shocked everyone. A video revealing hundred of pornographic images of seducing young boys made rounds in the news. This indeed was the worst accusation that Michael has to face. It was reported that one of the police document claimed there were at least seven collections of pics of boys in their teenage years – and in some cases, younger -fully nude or partially clothed in Jackson’s bedroom, photos and videos of men, women, boys and girls in sexual positions, drugs to treat sex addiction, with multiple prescriptions written by a number of physicians for people close to the star, were found. People did try to find justifications, however, this changed his entire life and nobody saw him the way they used to after this controversy.
Even his death didn’t leave the hands of controversy. He was known to suffer from a lot of medical conditions and his death news came in suddenly. Firstly, his death was considered to be a murder, wherein his doctor killed him. Secondly, even after his death, his case of molestation went on. Even his lawyers said that they should claim for his estate after being molested by him over 100 times in a span of 4 years.
The Plastic Surgery
He suffered from a lot of medical issues in the context of his skin. He was diagnosed with a skin disorder called Vitiligo. It resulted in the white patches on the skin. It also made him sensitive to sunlight. This is the reason he bleached his skin. The other thing that gained limelight was his nose job. He started out with this but ended up having 100 operations, which eventually ruined his looks. He not only did skin bleach and nose but he also did a lip augmentation, cheek filler, and botox as well.
Once on a show with Oprah, he said that he had a very lonely life. Michael Jackson confessed, “I used to always cry from loneliness. There is all the success and then there is the other side, rehearsals, and all where you give up yourself. You don’t get to do things that other children do. I would have to go and work instead, it would make me sad.” He was popular from the age of 10. There was success pouring in but the cost of success was his normal life.
It was said that Michael Jackson had accepted Islam and changes his name to Mikaeel. However, no news of confirmation was ever found in this case. He was also said to be the part of Illuminati Group. His death roped in a lot of theories that this secret society was involved in his untimely death as he realized the dangers of being in that society after being famous.
These were some of the top controversies of Michael Jackson that indeed were scandalous.