Russell Crowe: ‘Michael Jackson prank called me for two or three f**king years’

Bit weird…

Russell Crowe

by Anna Lewis |
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Russell Crowe has revealed that he used to get prank calls from Michael Jackson.

And as if the King Of Pop pranking Russell Crowe isn’t weird enough, Russ says he’d never even met Jacko when the calls started happening.


Russ recalled to The Guardian how MJ found out the name he used to book hotel rooms under before calling him up and performing pranks down the phone.

Russell – who’s currently promoting his directional debut The Water Diviner – said: "For two or three f**king years, I never met him, never shook his hand, but he found out the name I stayed in hotels under, so it didn't matter where I was, he'd ring up and do this kind of thing, like you did when you were 10, you know?

"'Is Mr Wall there? Is Mrs Wall there? Are there any Walls there? Then what's holding the roof up? Haha.' You're supposed to grow out of doing that, right?"

In fairness to MJ, that is pretty funny...

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