Sky Arts Pulls Michael Jackson Comedy After Paris Jackson Tweets ‘It Makes Me Want To Vomit’

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01.13.17 11 Comments

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Earlier this week, we got our first horrifying glimpse of Joseph Fiennes’ depiction of Michael Jackson in an episode of the British anthology series Urban Myths. The tongue-in-cheek episode centered on a rumored road trip that Michael Jackson, Marlon Brando, and Elizabeth Taylor took after 9/11, and while the casting of Stockard Channing and Brian Cox as Liz Taylor and Brando were inspired, the Internet was not impressed with the depiction of Jackson by a white man, Fiennes.

Among the many who expressed dismay with the casting of Fiennes was Michael Jackson’s own daughter, Paris Jackson. Paris — who also defended her father last year against allegations that child porn was found by police in his Neverland ranch — took complete offense to the entire Sky Arts project.

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