Jacko Wants Apology for IRA Joke

Singer wants apology for 'disgusting slur'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 20, 2009 8:57 AM CDT
Jacko Wants Apology for IRA Joke
In this 2007 file photo, Michael Jackson poses on the red carpet during the RainbowPUSH Coalition Los Angeles 10th annual awards in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, file)

Michael Jackson was “appalled” after BBC comedians compared him to the IRA, and he wants an apology, the Mirror reports. Just days after three IRA-related murders, the comedians noted that both Jacko and the terrorist organization are “80s celebrities” making a surprise comeback. “To compare him to cold-blooded murderers is not funny, it is highly offensive,” said a source. Jacko has complained to his concert promoters.
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