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Punky Brewster star Soleil Moon Frye opened up about hot-tubbing with Michael Jackson when she was only eight years old.

Soleil Moon Frye

Soleil Moon Frye is best known from her 1980s show Punky Brewster, but the actress and mom of two now has her own parenting blog and has just released a book, Happy Chaos – From Punky to Parenting.

In the book, Frye, 35, talks about raising her kids, daughters Jagger Joseph Blue (yes, that is her daughter's name) and Poet, as well as growing up as a child star.

Frye was on the Today Show talking to Anne Curry about her new book and her interesting revelation in the book that she went hot-tubbing with Michael Jackson when she was only eight years old!

"So there I was sitting with Michael Jackson, alone in his Jacuzzi, talking about life, love, and the secrets of the world. I was eight years old. Yes, I know you're probably horrified, or at least a little confused as you read this, wondering how in the world I got there," she writes in the book.

She says she met Jackson through Quincy Jones and she and her mom were invited back to his house.

"Michael took my mother and me on a tour of his home. We saw his elaborate costumes encased in glass, his bedroom, all of his knickknacks, and his stunning recording studio ... We watched Willy Wonka, and Michael and I sat next to each other. He had a way of speaking as if he were a child, too," she said.

She admitted to Curry: "I didn't realize how strange it was then."

Watch Soleil Moon Fry's Today Show interview here:

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Comments on "Soleil Moon Frye: I hot-tubbed with Michael Jackson"

JBK September 03, 2011 | 4:18 PM

She doesn't seem to be mentioning it in a bad way, just matter of factly, yet you all are trying to defend this situation (that hasn't become a situation) because you all know that it's possible and (highly probable) that MJ did exactly what she is saying he did. No matter how you all try to white-wash it (MJ would like that phrase) he was a strange and weird (and probably dangerously demented) individual.

mimiz August 24, 2011 | 6:58 PM

Right? I mean who does that? except someone trying to be heard and seen. This trick should have mention this years ago if it really bothered her that much....sad, sad, sad....RIP MJ....You will always be the greatest no matter who tries to throw stones beyond the grave....HATERS...I guess we will be hearing from that Home Alone guy, webster, and everyone else soon.....In the words of MJ "Just Leave Me Alone".

luckylady1280 August 24, 2011 | 5:51 AM

She is probably playing down the hot tub incident because she didn't want to be known as one of thousands of children "inappropriately entertained" by Michael Jackson. MJ is dead - move on len.

Lisa August 24, 2011 | 4:32 AM

@Len: I agree 100%. My question is, where was her mother when she was alone in the hot tub with Michael Jackson???? Why is she just now mentioning this after how many years???? I wonder if she will mention the trouble her over developed breasts caused her as a teenager before her reduction.

len August 23, 2011 | 5:11 PM

You can tell a lot about someone who will use a slanderous misconception of a deceased individual to promote their book. Why wasn't the story mentioned while Mr. Jackson was living? Frye's mother must have been right there. Even after his assassination they are still trying to profit from the greatness of Mr. Jackson. How low will you go for that all mighty $?

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