Sky Ferreira Talks About How Michael Jackson Helped Her Confidence As A Child, “He Saw Something In Me That Other People Couldn’t”

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Sky Ferreira isn’t a ‘think-piece’, but she does make you pause for thought. The musician, model, face of Jimmy Choo fragrance and former InStyle cover girl dishes out details of her time spent with Michael Jackson, MySpace days and her modelling career in an East London studio against a reggae soundtrack, having flown over from her native LA just for the InStyle September 2015 cover shoot.

Michael Jackson gave her music lessons 

Sky was predominantly raised by her grandmother, who was also Michael Jackson’s hairdresser. As a result she spent a lot of time at Jackson’s home Neverland as a child.

From Left: Michael Bush, Carol LaMere (Sky's grandmother), Karen Faye, Janet Zeitoun

From Left: Michael Bush, Carol LaMere (Sky’s grandmother), Karen Faye, Janet Zeitoun

‘It was magical for me’ she told us ‘Michael was just a guy with a cool house. I was like “oh yeah, he has the rollercoaster!” And I can sing for him because nobody else wants to listen to me! He was one of the only people that treated me like there wasn’t something wrong with me. I was so shy and felt like an outsider, and he saw something in me that other people couldn’t.

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