Culkin hasn't testified at the trial — and he has publicly denied ever having been molested by Jackson.
Michael Jackson's former maid testified Friday at his child molestation trial that she and other employees used a "media broker" to sell stories to tabloids, including one claiming inside knowledge of Jackson's sex life with ex-wife Lisa Marie Presley.
Adrian McManus, who earlier testified for the prosecution that she saw Jackson in compromising positions with boys, insisted under cross-examination that she was not out to get Jackson's money even when she and four other Neverland employees sued him for millions.
"It washes over you like a wave, and you feel ill, and that's what the prosecution wants — the jury disturbed," courtroom observer Jim Moret tells CBS News.
"I wanted justice," she said of the wrongful-termination lawsuit, which backfired and resulted in a large judgment against the plaintiffs.
"But your idea of justice was millions of bucks?" asked Jackson attorney Thomas Mesereau Jr.
"That's not what I call justice," said the witness. "Honestly, a simple `sorry for what we did to you' would have been enough for me."
Jackson is on trial on charges of molesting a 13-year-old boy at his Neverland ranch. The prosecution is presenting evidence, much of it from former Jackson employees, that the crime was part of a pattern of inappropriate behavior by the pop star with boys.
Mesereau has used the ex-employees' legal battles with Jackson and the sale of stories to tabloids to attack their credibility.
Before the trial recessed for the weekend, prosecutors presented another ex-employee who testified he was delivering an order of French fries to Jackson at Neverland's arcade late one night and saw the singer holding "Home Alone" actor Culkin up to a video game console with one hand on the boy's waist and the other in the boy's shorts.
"I was shocked. I almost dropped the French fries," said Phillip LeMarque, 70. He said he sneaked away and then returned, loudly announcing himself.
The defense has asserted that Culkin has repeatedly said he was never molested, and a spokeswoman for the actor has said he has no plans to be part of the case.
Under defense questioning, LeMarque said he and his wife, a cook, sued Jackson for unpaid overtime and received a settlement.