A summary of yesterday in court
, Paul Gongaware still on the stand.
AEG were out to show Michael Jackson was fit and healthy to do the shows and wasn't overworked. There would be no travelling required between shows. A calendar of the 50 shows was shown.
Jul 8 shows
Aug 10 shows
Sep 9 shows
Break till 2010
Jan 10 shows
Feb 10 Shows
Mar 3 shows
No back to back shows planned.
Paul Gongaware disputed Karen Faye's testimony that he yelled at an assistant to get Michael to a rehearsal....
"Never, never happened," Gongaware said, shaking his head.
The jury were shown clips of the 'This Is It' film showing Michael performing, Gongaware denied the film presented a skewed vision of Michael Jackson. Gongaware said he saw Michael perform 9 songs at a rehearsal..
"He was amazing, captivating, riveting. And he’s just getting started.”
His strategy to deal with health scare stories in the UK press was to say nothing and let Michael Jackson's performance silence the critics.