Ever since Michael started performing, people seen a gift inside him. They knew Michael was talented from the start. Being the lead singer of the Jackson five he was under a lot of pressure but in the end he was successful after every performance. But little do people know what Michael himself thought of this. What went through his mind knowing he was only five doing proffesional shows. What kept him motivated during tough times? This is "The Man Behind the Mirror".
During his times with the group Michael experience new places, new people and even new relationships which started to sprout. But unlike his brothers Michael was more to himself. One article stated "He and his brother would perform at strip clubs, sharing the bill with female strippers and drag queens". All of this was new to michael, but later affected his early years as a preformer. Since he was the youngest and most talked about out of the entire group he was often given the most attention. Which was sometimes good and sometimes not so good.