Jacko Had Secret Galpal: Bodyguard

Plus, his drug aliases revealed
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 2, 2009 12:41 PM CDT
In this Monday, Oct. 27, 2003 file picture, Michael Jackson thanks the audience during the Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas.   (AP Photo/Joe Cavaretta, file)
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(Newser) – Michael Jackson was not gay—in fact, he had a secret girlfriend, his former bodyguard tells Sky News. “I'm not going to name who she is but I think the family were aware that there was someone special in his life who he loved and adored and had his ups and downs with,” says Matt Fiddes, adding that questionable doctors “have Michael's blood on their hands” for pushing drugs on him. More:

  • Jackson used several aliases, including Omar Arnold, Jack London, and the names of several of his associates to abuse prescription drugs, TMZ reports. Sources say some pharmacists would simply fill the prescription and leave the name field blank when they knew Jackson was coming in.
  • In lighter news, a butter sculpture of the King of Pop will moonwalk to the Iowa State Fair August 13-23, reports the Des Moines Register.