Mr. Jackson was in Cannes to partake in the yearly event celebrations. Attending the Screening of Michael Kohlaas together with Singer protege Nicole Slack Jones, and a number of entrepreneuers of the Cote d’azur. He had earlier indicated his inability to stay due to his 10.00pm appointment for the Official “Jackson Family Foundation Party” with over 300 guests in attendance, hosted by Richard Nilsson at the Residence Superieur in Cannes. The apocryphal story first reported by the Daily Mirror of Mr Jackson having forgotten a ticket and consequently not being able to attend the movie, provided much laughter for the Patriarch of the Jackson family, as paper after paper continued to quote each other.
- Official Website of Joseph Jackson