Farrah Fawcett/Michael Jackson.
Gorgeous, talented, hard-fighting Farrah Fawcett lost her battle with anal cancer approximately 24 hours ago-- on June 25th, 2009. Her performances in "Extremities"(first on Broadway, and then in the film) and "The Burning Bed"(a TV-movie), where she played, respectively, a rape victim, and then a battered housewife, are amazing in their fierceness, and vulnerability. Much like the woman herself.
Farrah Fawcett, sex-symbol, and more importantly, strong woman, caring mother, excellent actress, activist for cancer-victims and their fight. She's a real angel, now.
It's difficult for me to like Michael Jackson. While there is no doubt he is "The King of Pop", his admission to encouraging very young children/prepubescent/adolescent children sleep with him makes me feel less than kind towards this obvious pedophile. Technically, he would be called a "pederast", since his penchant appeared to be for very young boys.
I considered posting the link where you can see the actual court documents detailing exactly what one child swore Jackson did to him, but have decided that since Jackson just passed, that would be in poor taste. If you want that information, just know it's there, and can easily be Googled.
I hope Jackson's "own"(the children's mother, Debbie Rowe, admitted they are NOT biologically his, many years ago) children receive the love and care they deserve. Jackson's other child--and the one purported to be his biological one-- Prince Michael II, must be kept with his siblings. I hope a member of Jackson family will come forward to care for these children.
I have a feeling the autopsy will show that his obvious anorexia(It's common for someone to adopt obsessive-compulsive behaviors, like eating-disorders, when they feel they have some other obsession(perhaps his pedophilia?) over which they feel powerless. It's an attempt to bring "order" to a chaotic mind), which was just one of the ways his body-dysmorphic-disorder manifested itself. The skin-lightening and numerous plastic surgeries on his face, are more evidence of his BDD.
I believe the "cardiac arrest" was probably brought on by either intentional abuse of prescription drugs, or an accidental over-use combined with his body being underweight, and low on potassium.
Like many people, I will be listening to The Jackson Five's "ABC", and Michael's "Thriller" today. That music recalls a gentler time, a more innocent time....a time when the name "Michael Jackson" meant only fun songs, great music to dance to, and a handsome kid who made us all feel good.