The skint superstar, 50, donned Islamic garb to pledge allegiance to the Koran in a ceremony at a pal’s mansion in Los Angeles, The Sun can reveal.
Jacko sat on the floor wearing a tiny hat after an Imam was summoned to officiate — days before the singer is due to appear at London’s High Court where he is being sued by an Arab sheik.
A source told last night how Jacko, brought up as a Jehovah’s Witness, decided to convert as he used a studio at the home of his chum to record a new album.
“An Imam was summoned from the mosque and Michael went through the shahada, which is the Muslim declaration of belief.”
Mikaeel is the name of one of Allah’s angels.
I don’t know, religion is too overrated nowadays, so don’t sue me for not really believing this change is going to last. Religion nowadays is either not taken seriously or taken too seriously. Like how changing religions is like changing underwear, to some celebrities. Or how some staunch Muslim governments have claimed yoga to be against Muslim beliefs and that it should banned.
I’m a muslim myself but, come on. Oh, pish posh.