On the sixth anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s death at the age of 50, we remember the time the King of Pop donned a Spider Man mask and shopped for Hot Wheels and sweatpants at the defunct Palm Beach Mall (the county’s first mall stood where Palm Beach Outlets are now, kids).
His mall-crawl companion? Chris Tucker.
From a 2003 Thom Smith column that ran in “The Palm Beach Post:”
Rumors are flying that Michael Jackson has bought a home in Manalapan, but Palm Beach real-estate experts doubt that the pop star can come up with enough cash –$20 million to $40 million. Still, he was throwing around plenty of small bills Thursday and Saturday as he and Chris Tucker shopped at the Palm Beach Mall and The Gardens Mall.
“It got really crazy in here Thursday. He grabbed my arm and said, ‘Help me,'” said Dave…
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