The star reveals that family, friends and God ‘dried my tears’ during the court case…

Michael Jackson has revealed that his family, friends and God “dried my tears” during his recent trial on child molestation charges.

The star has issued a statement on his official website [url=]mjjsource.com thanking his supporters who stood by him during the four months in court which ended in his acquittal on June 13

Michael Jackson said: “Your love, support and loyalty made it all possible. You were there when I really needed you. I will never forget you.”

In the message posted yesterday (June 26), he added: “Your ever-present love held me, dried my tears, and carried me through. I will treasure your devotion and support forever. You are my inspiration.”

Signed “Love, [a][/a],” the posting is believed to be the singer’s first public statement since the close of the trial.