Michael Jackson 1958-2009

Michael Jackson's Unlikely Friends and Odd Couplings

He married Lisa Marie, took Madonna to the Oscars and bonded with Liz Taylor – look back at his wild and wacky relationships


It was the kiss that was seen – and buzzed about – around the world: Michael Jackson and his bride, the King of Rock's daughter, declared their love for one another with an electrifying lip-lock at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards. But after 20 months of marriage, Presley, 27, filed for divorce from the then-37-year-old pop star.