Michael Jackson isn’t dead, he just moved to Brazil to be a cabbie!
Taxi driver Jean Carlos Ribeiro Machado has become an internet sensation with his pitch-perfect version of Michael Jacksonís hit Billie Jean.
A passenger who had been tipped off about his amazing vocals filmed Jean performing the song and then uploaded the footage online. The footage shows Jean beat-boxing and singing as he drives his passenger to a bus stop. To date, the YouTube clip has racked up more than 4 million views.
Jean said: "I got a call to pick up a fare, a guy named Diego.
"In the car he told me that the operator had said that I sang the same as Michael Jackson.
"So I sang Billie Jean to him and he recorded the video, I dropped him off at the bus stop and left. It was only afterwards that I saw the video on YouTube."
Jean, from Belo Horizonte, was quickly signed up and is now a megastar thanks to talent shows similar to the X Factor.
Under the name Jean Walker, the 32-year-old has since appeared on national TV with a team of dancers performing an extended version of Thriller.
He has also sung in front of MJís dad Joe, who visited Brazil on a recent book tour, and now hopes to make it big in America.