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Michael Jackson’s former bodyguard Matt Fiddes claims that the late King of Pop once tried to have members of his inner circle kill Randy Jackson.

His brother, not the portly American Idol personality of the same name.

In the interview with The Sun (UK), Fiddes claims that Michael was intensely paranoid and “caught in a war with his brothers for years, They were all desperate to sign him up to a $500 million deal for a Jackson 5 reunion tour.”

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Fiddes explained that the eccentric Michael eventually grew fearful of his sibling.

“Things reached a head when Randy was trying to force his way past the bodyguards to speak to him in one of his rented homes. Michael ordered him to be shot.”

Of course, no one shot Randy, who is alive and (presumably) well right now.

Fiddes adds, “[Michael] was out of mind on drugs and luckily Randy was OK.”

“Randy was so scared he got on the phone and threatened to call the press. He told the bodyguards, ‘If you shoot me the whole world will know about it.'”

Fiddes also claims MJ despised Madonna and poked holes in a Voodoo doll of Steven Spielberg. None of his accusations have been corroborated.