Billy Ray Cyrus - Cyrus Wanted To 'Reach Out' To Jackson

BILLY RAY CYRUS has revealed he once planned to "reach out" to MICHAEL JACKSON - but the King of Pop died before he was given the opportunity.
The country singer met Jackson at a Grammy Awards ceremony and admits he was intrigued by the musical icon.
He tells GQ magazine, "He sat in front of me, in the front row, and a dime rolled out from under and hit my boot and I reached down and picked up this dime, and looked. He was going through his pockets, and I said, 'Are you looking for this?' (He said) 'Thank you.'
"He took that dime and put it back in his pocket. I looked at my manager, I just said, 'Why did Michael Jackson have a dime?...' Nobody could tell me."
Cyrus hoped to invite Jackson and his three young children, Prince Michael, 14, Paris, 12, and eight-year-old Blanket, to a recording of his hit Disney show Hannah Montana - but failed to arrange the meeting before Jackson's shock death in 2009.
He adds, "I was trying to reach out to Michael Jackson. I knew he had kids, and I was going to invite his kids down to a taping of Hannah - I just felt it would be good for Michael. I don't know why."


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COULD HAVEWOULD HAVE SHOULD HAVEWhy is it coming out after Michael Jackson's death that all these people wanted to reach out to him?
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Maybe they should have tried a little harder to reach out to Michael when he was still alive. Maybe he would still be alive.
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Blow it out your ass Billy Ray...........You were in no way in Michael's league. He would not have given you a second thought
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thats what I say, why wait? till death?now in days everybody is comming out to reach him for what? all this people are so pathetic, and what makes them think he would even give them the chance, Michael was special not everyone would make him turn around!
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sure he tried to reach out to mj as sure as that story he told is true. people will say anything for money. shame on you billy ray. really.
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I'm sure you ment well, but the unfortunate happened and Michael is no longer with us, but his kids still are here maybe you could reach out to them after all they are "THE KING OF POP'S KIDS" ITS SAD MJ IS GONE TOO SOON, BUT HIS KIDS ARE GROWING UP I HOPE THEY REALIZE HOW MANY FANS MICHAEL HAS EVEN AFTER HIS DEATH...I hear they are great kids, GOD BLESS THEM. try and arange a meeting with them???? I as a long time fan of MJ since I was 5 I watched mj grow up..would be great to see his children also grow up...RIP MJ LUV U ALWAYS
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And where were you when MICHAEL JACKSON WAS ALIVE?????????????? MICHAEL'S children need all the love they can get, they had the best father in the world..............
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Another on MJ's gravytrain...unbelievable
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y he wanted to get so close to mike? so he can claim he fathered one of michael's kids or tell the media made up stories about michael's love life touchy? almost if so many people didn't back stab him so much that knew him along time
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Thanks for your feedback Cyrus. Anyone with respect for Michael and sensitivity for his children and his mother would keep the Dime story to themselves. Unless one is so dumb, it is obvious what your "desparate for dime" story wants to imply. No wonder you did not reach for him then. By this story, you are embarassing him and his family already. I doubt you are their well wisher as you are trying to imply. Let MJ rest in peace. Keep your hunger for fame to yourself. We fans of MJ, love him with or without desparation for dime
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