— “We seem to be talking about Michael like he’s the 5-year-old lead singer of the Jackson Five. … That was not the man I dealt with,” Phillips said, describing the singer as a forceful businessman who dictated who he wanted to work with on the tour.
— “You can’t give up on people — that’s not our job,” Phillips said regarding working with entertainers who have documented problems of substance abuse.
OUTSIDE THE COURTROOM
— Authorities released a dispatch call related to the hospitalization of Jackson’s 15-year-old daughter, Paris. According to information from sheriff’s deputies at the scene, Paris Jackson took 20 Motrin pills and cut her arm with a kitchen knife.
— Jurors will likely hear from an expert witness and should see a return of Jackson’s makeup artist, Karen Faye, whose cross-examination by an AEG attorney has been delayed by her work schedule and the availability of other witnesses.