A dismissed jury candidate for Michael Jackson's upcoming child molestation
battle fears the King of Pop won't get a fair trial because she was the only
Juror #240, who goes by the name of CAROLINE, appeared on US breakfast
show Good Morning America yesterday (25FEB05), when she warned Jackson that
she'd be worried if she were him.
Caroline, who was one of only a few black jury candidates, insists she was
removed from the jury selection when she made it clear that she didn't think
the King of Pop would get a fair hearing by a jury of his peers.
She told GMA, "If I was sitting in his shoes I'd be worried. I just feel
that I would just want someone there that I could relate to; someone who
Caroline urged those picked as jury members for the trial, which starts on
Monday (28FEB05), to make their decisions based only on the facts and evidence
brought into court.
Meanwhile, Jackson's father Joe Jackson admits he's disappointed there
will be no black juror when his son's trial starts.
He says, "I'm sorry that they got rid of the black juror because we needed
that juror and it's not fair."