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Today’s top gossip:
Michael Jackson has made a series of bizarre demands for extras to take part in his London O2 Arena shows, which kick off on July 13.
In an email to promoters AEG, Jackson said he wants to assemble a children’s choir for the shows, made up of “exactly equal” numbers of black, white, Asian and mixed-raced kids.
The email added that all of the child singers must be able to do sign language. Jackson also wants to find six marching snare drummers to take part in the shows – though he doesn’t want any of them to have beards or stubble (Daily Mirror).
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