The friendship between Macaulay Culkin and Michael Jackson was considered publicly, again within the day, as extra of a “friendship.” Aside from the limitless Home Alone jokes that may, and have, been made about their bond, Culkin insists that their friendship was regular, and he went on Michael Rosenbaum’s Inside Of You podcast to set the document straight. 

Culkin says that, as a fellow baby star, Jackson had a perspective that nobody else might have: “he reached out to me as a result of quite a lot of issues had been taking place, massive and quick with me and I feel he recognized with that.” Culkin goes deeper, calling himself “a peerless particular person,” in that “no one else in my Catholic faculty had even this a lot concept of what I used to be going by means of and he was the type of one who’d been by means of the very same frickin factor and needed to verify I wasn’t alone.” When he says “very same” Culkin is not exaggerating. Not solely did the 2 get astronomically well-known at younger ages, in addition they each had fathers that weren’t precisely the kindest. Culkin describes his dad: “actually, he was a imply bastard. He actually should not have been a father, to be trustworthy.”

As for what it was like to hang around with the king of pop? “He was fucking hilarious…he was charming, fuckining humorous, foolish. For me, it is so regular and mundane.” Even although he is aware of “it is a massive deal to everybody else,” Culkin maintains that “to me it was a standard friendship.”

Macaulay Culkin Defends Friendship With Michael Jackson As "Normal"

Culkin with Mila Kunis at Michael Jackson’s funeral, Sept. third, 2009. Harrison Funk/The Jackson Family Getty Images