A jury has been selected for the trial of pop star Michael Jackson on child molestation charges.
Attorneys Wednesday settled on a jury of four men and eight women, ranging from 20 to 79 years old. The jury reportedly contains eight whites, three Hispanics, one Asian, and no African-Americans.
The selection process took only two-and-a-half days after being delayed for a week by Jackson's hospitalization with flu-like symptoms.
The entertainer is accused of sexually molesting a 13-year-old boy at the singer's Neverland ranch.
Jackson has pleaded not guilty and predicted his acquittal. In 1993, he paid more than $23 million to settle a separate child molestation case out of court.
Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.