Deborah Gibson was one of the lucky stars to appear in Michael Jackson’s Liberian Girl video in 1989.
The onetime teen queen, 38, opens up about her experience with the King of Pop days after his tragic death at age 50.
“I met Michael and he told me he had just watched a Disney special I did,” Deborah, who topped the charts with Lost In Your Eyes, Foolish Beat, Shake Your Love, Out of The Blue and Only In My Dreams, tells me. “I was blown away kwa the thought of the Michael Jackson sitting there watching me on TV. He then invited me to be in his Liberian...
Directed kwa Jim Yukich, the video for the song featured many of Jackson's celebrity Marafiki who wait on the set to film the muziki video for "Liberian Girl", only to discover he was filming them all along. As named in the closing titles, featured in the video are (in order of appearance):
Beverly Johnson Malcolm-Jamal Warner (as Malcolm Jamal Warner) Sherman Hemsley Brigitte Nielsen Paula Abdul Carl Weathers Whoopi Goldberg Quincy Jones