Michael Jackson Calls Hitler A Genius, Disses Madonna
Posted on Fri Sep 25, 2009 09:45 AM PDT

MJhitler200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Michael Jackson sat down with close friend Rabbi Shmuley Boteach over 8 years ago for an interview, and though the late pop icon made some rather incendiary remarks, the Daily Mail reports that he knew the tapes would be released one day.

At one point during the interview, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's name came up. Though Jackson's intent probably wasn't to praise Hitler, he certainly had plenty to say about the murderous dictator. "Hitler was a genius orator. To make that many people turn and change and hate, he had to be a showman and he was." When asked if he had the ability to make Hitler change, Jackson said, "Absolutely. You have to help them, give them therapy, teach them that somewhere, something in their life went wrong."

He also told the rabbi he wanted to date Princess Diana, but he was too shy to ask her out. He said, "I thought she was very special - very feminine and classy. She was my type for sure and I don't like most girls. It takes a very special mould to make me happy and she was one of them."

So what about someone like Madonna? Michael told the rabbi he was convinced that Madonna was in love with him, but thought she was jealous of his success, saying, "I think she was in love with me and I was not in love with her. We had nothing in common. She is not sexy at all."

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