Crowe says after he rose to stardom in L.A. Confidential, he met and befriended Jackson and found they had a similar sense of humor. So they would occasionally crank call each other.
No, that’s not big news, but it’s amusing. And it gives us the opportunity to use the nickname “Jacko,” which we like so much.
The link to the New Zealand story has been up and down today, but you can read the same story by way of The A.V. Club.