TMZ simply unearthed a doc wherein Michael Jackson thanked his bodyguard for being the daddy determine he by no means had. The letter dated “1992” addressed Bill Bray, whereas additionally making quite a few allusions to his troubled childhood.
TMZ famous one occasion particularly, the place the King of Pop offers head-on together with his trauma. The transcript reads, “Joseph by no means ever had time for me, he solely noticed me as a method for him to earn cash,” an apparent to what’s usually considered “The Jackson Family Business.”
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In protecting with the notion that “nothing is sacred,” Michael Jackson’s letter to Bill Bray wound up in a collector’s public sale, the place bidding will begin at $2,500. RR Auction, because the bidding home is named, expects a return of $18,000 from the best bidder. As I discussed earlier than, MJ credit Bray with enjoying the function of a Dad, particularly in his utterance of: “I do not know what would have occurred to me if you weren’t round.”
According to the public sale home, Bill Bray began working for the Jackson household again within the 70s, on the top of the Jackson 5-craze. Once the group dissolved, MJ held onto Bill Bray as his private bodyguard, till he retired within the mid-90s. The public sale closes this time subsequent week, you’ll be able to file bids proper here, when you join an RR display screen title.