Following the unexpected death of pop idol Michael Jackson, everyone is so concerned about his kids, his estate, and his family. But I’d suggest there’s a forgotten victim of this tragedy: Weird Al Yankovich.
Much of Al’s early career was built on parodies of Jackson’s popular songs. For a time, he was known as a caricature of Jackson – that is, until Jackson became a caricature of himself. From then on, Al had to be content spoofing other artists.
Now that Michael is gone forever, has anyone thought about poor Al? Dear God, what about Al?
Anyway, here’s a couple of Al’s classic Jackson spoofs: