Jackson Accused Of Anti-Semitic Rant
Lawyer HOWARD KING, who represents Wiesner, allowed the tape to be played on US show Good Morning America yesterday (22NOV05).
The man, alleged to be Jackson, says, "They (Jews) suck. They're like leeches... I'm so tired of it... they start out the most popular person in the world, make a lot of money, big house, cars and everything. End up penniless. It is conspiracy. The Jews do it on purpose."
On Monday (21NOV05) Wiesner filed a $64 million (GBP35.5 million) lawsuit against Jackson, claiming fraud and breach of contract.
King also played tapes left with another of his clients and Jackson's former confidants, former porn producer Marc Schaffel.
In them, Jackson allegedly demands money is removed from an account he is not allowed access to and delivered to him in fast paper bags.
He is allegedly heard saying, "Marc, I really need you to get... $7 million for me as soon as possible... seven, seven and a half, umm, as an advance."
Schaffer - who is suing Jackson for $3 million (GBP1.67 million) in unpaid earnings and unreturned loans - says, "When he wanted large amounts, he would call and say supersize them."
Good Morning America was unable to verify the anti-Semitic message was left by Jackson, but claims it has confirmed the second message made to Schaffer requesting cash.
Schaffer and Wiesner were both unindicted co-conspirators involved in Jackson's child molestation case, at which the singer was acquitted.
It's not the first time Jackson has been accused of anti-Semitism - the New York Post reports that in 1996 song THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT US, he sang, "Jew me, sue me," and "kike me, kike me".