The Jacksons must be so thrilled about this update!
As you surely know, Joseph Fiennes sparked quite a bit of controversy this week as the first trailer for Urban Myths dropped — which featured the (white) Shakespeare In Love actor in the role of Michael Jackson. Crazy, we know.
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While the controversial casting caused quite the uproar when it was first announced last year, Sky Arts seemed determined to move forward with the episode… until now. Yup, after the King of Pop's daughter Paris Jackson and nephew Taj Jackson voiced their disdain for the project, the network officially pulled Fiennes' episode from the comedy series.
A spokesperson for the show explained:
Talk about va-va-voom!
Eva Longoria decided to really flaunt her hourglass figure at Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamonds Night fragrance launch in New York on Tuesday night!
Making sure she stood out, the Telenovela starlet decided to dress in a bejeweled, metallic silver frock, which seemed to enhance her bursting cleavage!
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Dusty rose Alaïa sandals and her beautiful ruby engagement ring finished off her already sparkling ensem.
It's a look the late Miz Taylor would have approved of herself, especially since Eva looked like she was dripping in diamonds!
[Image via WENN.]
Earlier this week, Joseph Fiennes made headlines after it was reported the actor will be portraying Michael Jackson in an upcoming British TV movie.
Fans of the King of Pop were a bit surprised to find out that a white British guy would be playing MJ, and Fiennes himself admits:
"I'm a white, middle-class guy from London. I'm as shocked as you may be."
The 9/11 road trip movie Elizabeth, Michael, and Marlon is a "light tongue-and-cheek look" at an urban legend that appeared in a May 2011 Vanity Fair article.
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The story takes place right before September 11, 2001, when Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, and the Thriller singer were
Our minds just exploded!
Joseph Fiennes just scored the most unlikely role of all time…
Playing Michael Jackson in a TV drama!
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No, we are not sh*tting you! The project for SkyArts is about a road trip that the King Of Pop took with besties Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando to escape New York after 9/11.
The wacky story was reported in a 2011 issue of Vanity Fair, and according to sources, the zany trio made it all the way to Ohio!
However, other sources discredit such a tale. According to Brando's former assistant, the actor stayed behind in New York.
According to Fiennes