Nearly fours years after faking his own death many observers, commentators and journalists are praising the former "King of Pop" for his tenacity and determination in continuing his ruse, with some calling Jackson "the best in the business".
"I can't believe no one has found him yet hiding out in some obscure little town in the Mid-West" said former friend and fan Darrel K Lapp, "it is simply mind boggling that not one person has put two and two together and realized that the pot bellied white guy living next door to them, who can do the moonwalk, and has several pet chimps isn't really Michael Jackson!"
It isn't just K Lapp who is astonished that Jackson's fake death has yet to be discovered.
Former world heavyweight champion and grill pioneer George Foreman told anyone in his immediate vicinity that he too was surprised that no one had yet "rumbled" the singer.
"He is doing everything right it seems in pretending to be dead. No one has seen or heard from him since 25 June 2009, that's four years! It is quite an achievement and I bet some people probably will actually soon start to believe that he is actually really dead!"