CBS’ ’60 Minutes’ discovered a handwritten manifesto from Michael Jackson dating to 1979. It’s a very revealing look at what fueled MJ; his personal ambitions and what he expected of himself as he was embarking on his solo career after years of performing in two family acts.
The note was written on the back of a tour itinerary and kept in a secret warehouse with many of Michael’s other belongings. The singer details his wishes in a way that many would find ambitious, despite the international fame and success he had already attained.
Michael Jackson wrote:
“”MJ will be my new name. No more Michael Jackson. I want a whole new character, a whole new look. I should be a tottally [sic]different person. People should never think of me as the kid who sang “ABC,” [or]”I Want You Back….”
“I should be a new, incredible actor/singer/dancer that will shock the world. I will do no interviews. I will be magic. I will be a perfectionist, a researcher, a trainer, a masterer [sic]. I will be better than every great actor roped into one….
See the ’60 Minutes’ report below…
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Source: New York Daily News