Is MJs song dirty diana about about princess Di?
“Dirty Diana” was written, composed, and co-produced by Michael Jackson, and produced by Quincy Jones. It appeared on Jackson’s seventh studio album, Bad. The song was released by Epic Records on April 18, 1988 as the fifth single from Bad. After “Beat It”, “Dirty Diana” was the second hard rock song of his solo career, more specifically a hard rock ballad, with lyrics about a persistent groupie. Jackson hired Billy Idol’s former guitarist Steve Stevens to back him on the track. Initial reports at the time suggested the song was inspired by an alleged affair between Jackson and his close friend Diana O’Neal; however this was later denied. In an interview from the special edition of Bad, Jones later confirmed that the song’s lyrics were about groupies. Jackson also confirmed this during an interview with Barbara Walters, adding that it was not about Princess Diana, though he was told personally by the Princess that it was her favorite among his songs. In his Bad review, Los