As you may know, Michael Jackson out bid Paul McCartney for the rights to the Beatles songs Paul wrote with John Lennon.
It turned out to be more than awkward, as it was Paul who gave Michael the idea to develop more business interests.
Paul thought Michael was kidding when he mentioned he wanted to buy the song catalog.
Michael wasn’t kidding.
Here’s Paul talking about Michael’s purchase in 1989….
And on Letterman’s show in 2011…