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Will Wacko Jacko Bring Glove to "Idol"?

2/13/2007 3:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

JackoCourtney Love on "American Idol" -- intriguing. Michael Jackson on "Idol" -- shocking!

It could happen, though, if certain hints dropped by "Idol" producers are to be believed. Realitytvmagazine.com reports that "several signs" point to the possibility that Michael Jackson will have his own "Idol" theme-week, and might even "mentor" the impressionable young talent on the show.

Why all the Jackson buzz? First of all, "Idol" producers have hinted for weeks at a "big event show" during this season. Also, reports have swirled that Jackson has turned to "Idol" creator Simon Fuller to help revive his flagging career, perhaps involving a comeback show in Las Vegas. Finally, in a recent conference call, executive producer Nigel Lythgoe explained the show's impenetrable wall of silence around contestants, and used Jackson as an example, saying they wouldn't want it to "slip out with somebody telling their mom that Michael Jackson is coming."

Freak Show Gallery: Click to launch photosWould a savvy operator like Lythgoe really let such a big scoop just slip? Reps for the show had no comment. A rep for Michael Jackson could not immediately be reached.

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el    

geesh I cant believe they are having Michael on AI.. keep his molesting ass off tv!!!
I cant believe Fox is allow him on their show!!!

2614 days ago
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el    

post#226 Essie... i might have my own issues but im not the one whos in his 40s sleeping in the same bed/room with children who arent mine!!! If you dont think theres something wrong with that then maybe you need to have your freaking head examined...hes a disgusting pig!

2614 days ago
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Ron    

mmmmm...... crackers.

2613 days ago
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Cassie    

First of all - Michael Jackson is the best artist to walk on this darn planet. I hope he does appear on American Idol. He derserves a comeback.
Second of all - You can't prove he molested any kid. You people are just believing in gossip. I want you to prove he is a pedophile.

I hope he appears on there.

2613 days ago
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Lars    

Well ---- The guy from Gary Indiana is back. Michael should back down from show biz for a while. He's old and only his past is memorable and worth any thing.

2611 days ago
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Elly Moore    

I cannot beleive they would ruin a perfectly good show and put Jackson on it. Keith Urban yes but Michael Jackson

2611 days ago
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steve    

i always thought that randy was the fat bro in the jackson five anyway.

2609 days ago
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S.R.    

If Jackson appears on Amercian Idol, I will refuse to EVER watch the show again. Period.

2604 days ago
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pete    

He's going to "mentor" the talent? Are they lowering the minimum age to 9?

2620 days ago
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Supa WhiteGurl    

I SOOOOOOOO HATE MICHAEL JACKSON. WHY DON'T HE GO AND MOLEST HOWARD K. STERN

2620 days ago
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Big Mac    

I wish America would stop welcoming back this pedophile with open arms.

He needs to go back to Bahrain and put the burka back on.

2620 days ago
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Quiet    

oh boy ..here we go again..

2620 days ago
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Rachel    

Ha ha, you got that right. But you never know since the brother is now WHITE!!

BTW, why would AI think bringing a pedophile on the show is a good thing?

2620 days ago
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Bird    

I would love to see a Michael Jackson week on Idol whether he is there or not. He has an amazing catalog of material for the contestants to cover. Of course if he actually came, that would be icing on the cake. Whatever his personal problems he is still an incredible performer.

2620 days ago
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Rachel    

Keep whacko Jacko away from the teenage boys on the show. Cuz, you know, sleeping in the same bed with boys is perfectly appropriate.

2620 days ago
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