Early January : Michael, who is in Miami , gives an interview to tabloid The Globe where he speaks for the first time of his pain from the spider bite and he shows a picture of his leg.
January 5 : Michael visits Maurice Gibbs (one of the Bee Gees) at a Miami hospital
January 11 : Dieter WIesner & Ronald Konitzer officially take over Michael's management in a written agreement. The first act is to fire MIchael's previous managers Trudy Green & Howard Koffman. They also work on a plan named MJ Universe which Is supposed to relaunch Michael's carrer.
January 12 : Michael gives his final interview to Martin Bashir in his Miami Hotel. The same day, he hears that Maurice Gibb has died from an heart attack.
January 15 : Michael pays a last respect to Maurice Gibb at the MIami Chapel with his brother Barry.
January 16 : Michael, Prince & Paris have dinner with the Malnik family in Miami.
February 1 : The Cascios join MIichael in Miami (Frank, Aldo & Marie Nicole). Mark Lester is also there. Wiesner & Konitzer try to block the airing of Martin Bashir's documentary after obtaining the final transcrpit.
February 3 : Living With MIchael Jackson, the Martin Bashir Documentary is premiered in on ITV and gets phenomenal ratings!
February 4 : A huge controversy arises in over Michael's admission that he loves to share his bed with children & his interview with Gavin Arvizo.
Gavin's mother, Janet Arvizo agrees to give an interview to the London Daily Mail where she defends MIchael against $4000!
Michael calls gavin and asks him to come to MIami to do a press conference. Following Marc Schaffel's idea he also calls Debbie to ask her to do an interview for him.
February 5 : Gavin, his mother Janet, brother Star & sister Davellin go to MIami on a private Jet with Cris Tucker. Once arrived, they check in the Turnberry Isle Resort where MIchael & his friends stay.
Marc Schaffel convinces Debbie to come to his house and do an interview for MIchael by promising her that she will get to see her children. Debbie gives a long interview to journalist Ian Drew in the presence of her lawyer/friend Iris Finsilver, Marc Shaffel, his assistants Christian Robinson & Rudy Provencio, as well as MIchael's new spokesman Stuart Backerman.
Scheffel also hires David LeGrand, a new layer based in Las Vegas
February 6 : Jordy Chandler's 1993 deposition is leaked on the Smoking Gun website which create a new controversy.
In Miami , Wiesner & Konitzer asks Janet Arvizo to sign a complaint against Granada Television, the company which produced LWMJ.
LWMJ is aired on American's network ABC.
February 7 : Michael decides to cancel the press conference and return to Neverland to give an interview. He leaves Miami in a private Jet with Prince, Paris, Blanket, their nannies Grace & Patricia, his physician Dr Alex Farschian, Marie Nicole & Aldo Cascio, the bodygards Mike LaPerruque, Chris Carter & Danny Crawford as well as Gavin, Star; Davellin & Janet Arvizo.
Febryary 8 : CBS Entertainment (Ed Bradley & Jack Saussman) arrive at Neverland in order to interview Michael for their show 60 Minutes but MIchael cancels the interview when he hears about the leak of the Chandler deposition.
Bradley does get to meet Gavin & his family (who volunteer to give an interview to defend Michael!) as well as Mark Geragos, MIchael freshly hired criminal lawyer who came to Neverland to meet MIchael and make Gavin's mother sign a release stating that Michael's relation with Gavin was never innapropriate.
With the outtakes from the Martin Bashir interviews captured by Michael's cameraman Hamid Moslehi, MIchael asks his team (Schaffel, WIesner & Konitzer) to produce & sell a rebuttal TV documentary.
February 9 : David LeGrand hires his girlfrend Ann Gabriel as a consultan for Michael's PR Team.
Gavin, Star, Davellin, Marie Nicole, Ann & Silvana Ruiz go shopping close to Neverland.
February 11 : Janet Arvizo gets a body wax in a beauty shop close to Neverland.
Michael's friends, Mark Lester, Robert Evans, Miko & Karen Brando (with their children Prudence & Shane) come to Neverland to suport him.
Wiesner & Konitzer (with his family) also stay over at the ranch to work on the TV rebuttal.
February 12 : After an argument with Wiesner & Konitzer, Janet Arvizo asks Jesus Salas (a Neverland employee) to taker her & the children to her parent's house in El Monte . He accepts to take the family out of Neverland in the middle of the night...
February 13 : Michel host a Spiderman theme party for Prince's 6th birthday at Neverland.
Franck Cacsio/Tyson arrives at the ranch and he calls Janet Arvizo on the phone (recording the conversation) to ask her to come back to Neverland in order to avoid the media frenzy.
February 14 : The Los Angeles Family Service opens an investigation on Michael Jackson's relationship with Gavin based on a phone call made from his school...
Janet & her children go to her boyfriend's appartment, Jay Jackson.
February 15 : Ann Gabriel is fired by Mark Geragos after wanting to appear on US TV show Access Hollywood as Michael's Spokesperson.
February 16 : Bradley Miller (Geragos' private investigator) comes to Jay Jackson 's to record a tape interview of Gavin, Star, Davellin & Janet where they defend Michael.
Just after, the Arvizos are taken back to Neverland by Michael's chauffeur Gary Hearn but once arrived, Janet asks Michael's bodygard Chris Carter to taker her back to her boyfriend's appartment leaving her children at the ranch with Michael...
February 17 : LA Family Service calls Janet Arvizo to set an interview betwwen her children & social workers on February 20.
February 18 : Santa Barbara Police Department opens an investigation on MIchael Jackson based on a letter from Gloria Allred & Carol Lieberman...
February 19 : Hamid Moslehi goes to Neverland to pick up Gavin, Star & Davellin and take them to his house while Vinnie Amen (a friend of Franck) pick up Janet Arvizo & Jay Jackson.
In the presence of Wiesner, Brad Miller, Christian Robinson & Jay Jackson, Janet & her children tape a long interview where they defend MIchael.
After the taping ends, Vinnie takes the family back to Jay Jackson's.
The interview is supposed to be included in the TV rebuttal but Moslehi asks $ 400 000 that he is owed for the Bashir outtakes which Schaffel & Wiesner refuse.
February 20 : Michael leaves for Miami with his children and they stay at Al Malnik's mansion.
3 social workers come to Jay Jackson's to interview Gavin & his family. Once again they defend Michael and say nothing innapropriate ever happended.
Chris Tucker's girlfriend Azja Pryor is there to support the family and after the interview she takes the children to Neverland while VInnie takes Janet to a federal office in LA in order to obtain birth certificates of the family that they will need to get visas & passeports for a planned trip in ...
TAKE 2 : The Footage You Were Not Meant To See is aired on FOX TV. It includes the outtakes of the Bashir interview & the interviews of Debbie, the Jackson family, Karen Faye, Hamid Moslehi & Jamie Massada.
February 21 : Janet Arvizo is back at Neverland and she defends MIchael to Fox News' journalist Rita Cosby who came to the ranch to meet them.
Following the advice of her friend Jamie Massada, Janet consults a lawyer named William Dickerman.
Michael host Blanket's first birthday party at the Malnik's house in Miami.
February 25 : Franck & Vinnie take the mother to the Laugh Factory where she has a second meeting with Dickerman.
After that, they take the family to the Calabasas Inn where they stay for 5 days in order to obtain the Visas and look for a new appartment paid by Michael for the family.
March 1 : The family's appartment is emptied at the mother's request and their belongings are put into storage (paid by Michael)
March 2 : Franck & Vinnie take the family back to Neverland where they meet MIchael & his children who are back from Miami.
March 3 : Michael's cousins, Rijo & Simone Jackson arrive at Neverland.
March 5-9 : Michael & his children stay at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
The Brazil trip is cancelled.
March 9 : On his way back to Neverland, Michael invites several fans that he know well (Joanna Thomae, Jen Winings or Ahmad Elatab) to spend the day with him at the ranch and on a shopping spree at the local Toys 'R Us and they all witness the complicity between Michael & Gavin.
March 10 : Vinnies takes Gavin to the hospital for a urine test. On the way back, he drops Janet at her boyfriend's and takes Gavin back to Neverland.
March 11 : Vinnie takes Janet to the Los Angeles family court where she obtain an incrase of her ex husband child support.
March 12 : Janet calls Franck & Vinnie to ask them to take her children to their grandparent's in El Monte because they are supposedly sick.
The family officially moves in Jay Jackson's appartment and cuts every contact with Michael & his team..
March 14 : Michael is ordered to pay $5,3 million to concert promoter Marcel Avram for the cancellation of the Millenium Concerts.
March 26 : William Dickerman sends a letter to Mark Geragos asking for the family belongings to be returned.
Michael goes to Acapulco in Mexico with the Malnik family, Brett Ratner & Chris Tucker for a movie project.