This isn’t a story he hasn’t shared before as Bobby Brown once again claims he taught Michael Jackson his signature moonwalk move.
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“I’m letting you know that this is what happened. This is how the moonwalk was formed,” Brown began. Fat Joe couldn’t contain himself and began screaming. Brown continued, “He perfected it, but I taught him how to do it. We can bring Ralph Tresvant, [Bel Biv DeVoe], all on, they were all there. We were in the foyer.”
Michael Jackson debuted the moonwalk in 1983 at a Jackson anniversary show, and years later in an interview with Time, Shalamar’s Jeffrey Daniel said he was the person who taught M.J. the move. Yet, Brown has shared his version in the past, including during a 2017 interview with The Cypher where he stated that the moonwalk was “one of my signature moves.” Previously, Brown also claimed that New Edition was responsible for the “Just Say No” anti-drug campaign but never received credit.