Michael Jackson secretly met with Robert Mugabe and his second spouse Grace greater than 20 years in the past.
Footage of the extremely secretive assembly has been launched and reveals the late King of Pop fraternizing with the previous president of Zimbabwe. The video, which was shot within the State Home in Harare in October 1998, reveals Mugabe warmly greeting Jackson with a handshake. Later, the “Thriller” crooner kisses Grace’s hand.
The controversial assembly was organized to debate concepts for the event of a resort in Victoria Falls, however the plans by no means got here to fruition.
“They’d need to see if Zimbabwe, and particularly the Victoria Falls, qualifies for a resort, they need to set up an entire chain of accommodations the world over,” Mugabe says within the video. “I suppose it’s a Michael Jackson chain.”
Mugabe has been accused of perpetrating genocide in Zimbabwe through the Nineteen Eighties wherein 20,000 folks died. He persistently denied studies of mass killings and blamed Western media for creating fabrications.
In 1999, Mugabe referred to the massacres as a “second of insanity” however blamed them on renegade troopers, Reuters reported.
Mugabe resigned in 2017 after a 37-year rule and died in 2019.