The twice-divorced father of three, says he hasn't changed all that much since releasing his blockbuster album "Thriller" nearly 25 years ago.
He say's his success has come "with a lot of pain", but that he's enjoying his life as father.
Jackson, meanwhile, could be facing the possibility of losing his Neverland Ranch in California because of delinquent payments on a 23 million dollar loan. That's according to a notice of default posted on a television station (KSBY-TV) Web site.
Calls to Jackson's spokeswoman were not returned.
Jackson no longer lives at the sprawling property in Los Olivos, California. The singer was acquitted in 2005 on child molestation charges and has lived in Bahrain, France and a castle in Ireland.