Archive for May 3rd, 2005

The pressure of a wedding

She disappeared last Tuesday evening, prompting a massive, three-day search. Late Friday, she called Mason from a pay phone in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and said two people had abducted her, then retracted her story during questioning by the FBI and police.

What’s the big deal about getting married? Why feel the pressure? When I got married, I only had 5 days to find a wedding dress, test it and have it ready for Saturday’s ceremony. And I didn’t even know if I was going to make it on my own wedding as we could not find any flights to France (it was exactly around the 9/11 time where all airports were closed). But it all worked out fine at the end.

The only stress I had was to pull out the ceremony in the church the right way, having never being in a Catholic wedding before, let alone understanding french (except 5 people, all others were only speaking french) or what the priest was saying each time. Other than that, I had great time, food was good (lamb, my favorite :), dancing was good, people were great. And I looked good on the pictures too. 😛

Accountant describes Jackson ‘liquidity crisis’

Jackson was deeply in debt at the time the 2003 documentary aired, with roughly $130 million in assets, as valued at time of purchase, were swamped by $415 million in liabilities, forensic accountant John Duross O’Bryan testified.[…] But Jackson has borrowed against the value of the partnership, and has a $200 million loan from Bank of America due in December 2005, he said. […] Meanwhile, royalties on his music have declined and he was overspending his income by $20 million to $30 million a year, O’Bryan said. […] “There is a liquidity crisis that looms,” he said.

What in the love of God this guy was doing having to borrow so much money? Building a space elevator? He is in the music business making money since he was 4 and he has managed to not have any money left and had to loan?

There are many frigging idiots on this planet, but Jackson probably tops most of them.