Soleil Moon Frye: I shared a hot tub with Michael Jackson

Soleil Moon Frye, who played TV's Punky Brewster back in the 1980s, recently admitted that she had a close encounter with Michael Jackson when she was only eight years old.

In her new parenting book, "Happy Chaos," Moon Frye recounts her experience spending a day at Michael Jackson's home -- a day that included a one-on-one dip in a hot tub.

"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," Frye writes.

"Michael took my mother and me on a tour of his home," she continues. "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."

On Tuesday's (Aug. 23) "Today" show, Moon Frye said of the visit, "It was such a fun, crazy experience. I didn't realize how strange it was then."
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