Macaulay Culkin had a “normal friendship” with Michael Jackson. That has the 38-year-old American actor said in the podcast ‘Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum’. Fans of Culkin, who became famous around the world thanks to the movie ‘Home Alone’, have for many years been curious about his relationship with ‘the King of Pop’, especially after that last had a trial due to allegations of abuse of a 13-year-old boy.
“It is one of the friendships where people ask, and only because he is the most famous person in the world was,” says Culkin. The actor says that Jackson approached him because he could empathize with how it feels to be a kindster. The singer and songwriter for his solo career, also known as a child, when he and his brothers created a furore under the name ‘Jackson 5’.
Jackson was 22 years older than Culkin. “Nobody else in my catholic school also had an idea of what I was undergoing. He had the same experience and wanted me to ensure that I was not alone,” says the actor. Culkin describes the man behind songs like ‘Billie Jean’, ‘Beat It’ and ‘Smooth Criminal’ as “funny”, “friendly” and “generous”.
Next week at the Sundance film festival in the American state of Utah the documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ premiere. Therein accuse two in their thirties there Jackson that he has abused, when they were children.
Jackson died in 2009 at age 50 from an overdose of propofol.