Was Michael Jackson gay?
That's the question of the hour surrounding the late music icon after Jason Pfeiffer came forward last week, alleging he was dating MJ up until his June '09 death.
He used to be an office manager for Jackson's good friend Dr. Arnold Klein, who backed up his account of the affair, as well as the fact that MJ was gay in general.
Both are now on the run from insane fans.
The revelation that Michael was gay, if were true, would be surprising, but not that surprising, given that ... well, what about him surprises anyone anymore?
Just the same, a trio of former bodyguards - Bill Whitfield, Javon Beard and Mike Garcia - are shopping a book, In Defense of the King, to help clear his name.
Is Jason Pfeiffer telling the truth about MJ?
The book details their three years working with the King of Pop, and the men, who were interviewed by ABC in March, will sit down for another chat with ABC in June.
Then, they will expound on Jackson's financial troubles and try to kill rumors that the singer was gay (Joe Jackson, his father, has also gone on record denying this).
Publicist Lelani Clark confirms the bodyguards say Jackson had two girlfriends toward the end of his life. One was called "Friend" and spoke with a European accent.
You buying it? Not us ... at least until "Friend' goes on Extra.
Not that it matters, but Michael Jackson was totally ...