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We know what the Internet thinks about a white actor playing Michael Jackson, but what would the King of Pop think? Actually, he commented on just such a possibility in a 1993 interview with Oprah Winfrey

At the time, there was a rumor that Jacko wanted a white child to play him in a Pepsi commercial. Michael called the story "crazy" and insisted that as a "proud black American" he would never want a white actor to portray him.  

The new controversy stems from Joseph Fiennes being cast as the singer in an upcoming British TV movie.

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