BERLIN (AP) -- Michael Jackson made an appearance outside his Berlin hotel and briefly held his youngest child over a fourth-floor balcony Tuesday in front of dozens of fans waiting below.
The boy, his legs kicking, had what appeared to be a white cloth over his head as Jackson, holding the child with one arm around his waist, held him out over the iron rail of the balcony of the luxurious Adlon Hotel.
The child, wearing a baby blue jumper, is the reclusive singer's third and youngest, Prince Michael II.
The act stunned some people who saw it transmitted on television, and on Tuesday night Jackson issued a statement saying he had gotten carried away when fans below the window asked to see the baby.
"I made a terrible mistake," he said. "I got caught up in the excitement of the moment. I would never intentionally endanger the lives of my children."
Big demand for Eminem home
WARREN, Mich. (AP) -- Bidding for one of Eminem's boyhood homes has surpassed $1 million on an Internet auction site.
The modest Warren home, listed on eBay since Thursday, was appraised at $91,000. Bidding opened at $120,000, and by Tuesday afternoon, the high bid was just over $1 million.
"It's just amazing the response we're getting," said Sebastian Lucido, a Utica attorney who bought the house with Roland Fraschetti, a Macomb County commissioner and real estate developer.
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