Woman: Jackson Behavior Not Inappropriate

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[b]Woman: Jackson Behavior Not Inappropriate[/b] By TIM MOLLOY, Associated Press Writer 7 minutes ago SANTA MARIA, Calif. – A woman whose son repeatedly slept in Michael Jackson’s bed at his Neverland ranch testified Friday in the singer’s molestation trial that she thought of the estate as “the happiest place on Earth” and she never saw anything inappropriate happen there. “When you are at Neverland you forget all your problems,” said Joy Robson, whose son, Wade, testified Thursday that Jackson never molested him and directly contradicted a prosecution witness’ account that he and Jackson once showered together. Jackson defense attorney Thomas Mesereau Jr. asked what the Robson family did on visits to Neverland. The witness said they watched movies and, in particular, she liked the chimpanzees in Jackson’s zoo. The Robsons were among witnesses that Jackson’s defense is calling to counter a part of the prosecution case that was intended to show that Jackson has a history of inappropriate behavior with boys. On cross-examination, District Attorney Tom Sneddon questioned the mother about whether she thought Jackson would help her son, who is now a dancer and film director, succeed in show business. “Did you in your mind think that by having a connection and a friendship with Mr. Jackson that that could help promote your son’s career?” Sneddon asked. “You’re trying to make me say that that was the basis for our friendship and that’s not true,” she said. Prosecutors objected to the answer as non-responsive and Judge Rodney S. Melville sustained the objection. … Source: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20050506/ap_on_en_mu/michael_jackson_18

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