[b]Jesus Juice Producer Falsely Denies Profit Motive[/b] Posted by Matthew Sheffield on November 8, 2005 – 05:08. The CBS News producer who attempted to start a wine label called Jesus Juice while he was covering the Michael Jackson trial is beginning to backtrack after his activities were exposed. After NewsBusters Continue Reading
[b]Jax finds wine logo to be in pour taste[/b] [i]Grapes of wrath A CBS News producer and his actress wife found inspiration for their private-label wine, Jesus Juice, in the form of Michael Jackson, who – surprise! – is not happy.[/i] Michael Jackson would probably be the first to say that Santa Barbara D.A. Tom Sneddon tried to crucify him during his child-molestation trial. Still, the Gloved One doesn’t appreciate seeing himself dangling like Christ on a bottle of “Jesus Juice.” The singer’s attorneys are taking more than oenophilic interest in a trademark application for a Merlot spoofing Jackson’s nickname for the wine he allegedly served to his young accuser. Veteran “CBS Evening News” producer Bruce Rheins, who headed the network’s coverage of the Jackson trial, and his wife, actress Dawn Westlake, filed a trademark application for Jesus Juice in January 2004, two months after the Pop King was busted.
[b]Michael Jackson to stop Jesus Juice wine[/b] November 8, 2005, 12:30:49 Michael Jackson’s lawyers are set to try and stop a couple producing a wine called ‘Jesus Juice’. The star’s legal team are likely to investigate after ‘CBS Evening News’ producer Bruce Rheins and his wife, Dawn Westlake, applied to Continue Reading