Michael Jackson’s Nephew Blasts Magazine That Called Harry Styles ‘The New King of Pop’
Taj Jackson, nephew of Michael Jackson, used social media to criticize the new cover of Rolling Stone for October and November, which features Harry Styles stamping the US and UK editions.
Criticism involved the British edition, which ran the headline “How the New King of Pop Set the World on Fire”, using Michael Jackson’s famous title to refer to Styles.
In a post on Twitter, made this Monday (22), Taj Jackson condemned the use of the title, sharing the cover of the magazine and dividing the opinion of netizens.
“There is no new King of Pop. You don’t own the title, Rolling Stone, and you didn’t deserve it. My uncle deserved it. Decades of dedication and sacrifice. The title has been retired. No disrespect to Harry Styles, who is mega talented. Give it to him. its own title,” wrote the star’s nephew.
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There is no new King of Pop. You don’t own the title @RollingStone, and you didn’t earn it, my uncle did. Decades of dedication and sacrifice. The title has been retired. No disrespect to @Harry_Styles, he’s mega talented. Give him his own unique title. https://t.co/td6SSSVkfX
— Taj Jackson (@tajjackson3) August 22, 2022