Let’s remember the good times.which is why I’m sort of ashamed to be a part of it, however minimal my role as a freelancer is. No mater what they may say (or should I say “we”?) about him, the world will continue loving him.
“I think you either appreciate Michael Jackson or you don’t. I don’t think it matters about him changing himself. I don’t think black people have resentment towards him for what he did to himself. Those were all personal decisions, you know. And nobody knows what that man was going through to make him want to look like that or change himself. I know there’s things about me that I want to change, just because they make me self-conscious. That’s why I get up and I’m pressed to go to the gym because I look at the TV and I see all these dudes with their shirts off, and it makes me self-conscious. It’s not to the point where I would do anything crazy, but then again, you can’t speak for somebody else. I think you either appreciate him and what he did and what he gave us or you don’t. I don’t think it’s fair to say that as a race we hold it against him. I think that there’s only so much you can expect from the media, and that’s something I’m learning too, on a smaller scale. But on a personal level, there’s outlets with integrity that actually work for the artists and there’s one’s that try to take you apart. The key to it is not paying attention — but when you get to a Michael Jackson level, it’s kinda hard to not pay attention.”
And Drake, also an accomplished actor famous for his role as Jimmy in the nominal Canadian TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation, was right on the money…Read the Rest