Sources: ETI Inside | All Things Michael
Everyone knows that Michael Jackson purchased the rights to The Beatles catalog, but did you know that at one point he also owned the rights to the legendary trio “The Three Stooges”?
Every slap in the face, every poke in the eye at one point made Michael Jackson money before he sold the rights!
The Three Stooges was also Michael Jackson’s biggest inspiration in making the “Thriller” video! The Stooges were known for making 15 minute short films (Which is what Michael Jackson called his videos), one day, Michael said that he would also like to make a long form video like “The Stooges” which resulted in him making the long form video of “Thriller!”
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