Directed by Jim Yukich, the video for the song featured many of Jackson's celebrity friends who wait on the set to film the music video for "Liberian Girl", only to discover he was filming them all along. As named in the closing titles, featured in the video are (in order of appearance):
Malcolm-Jamal Warner (as Malcolm Jamal Warner)
Billy Dee Williams
Lou Diamond Phillips
Rick Schroder (as Rick Schroeder)
"Weird Al" Yankovic (as Weird Al Yankovic)
Don King and "Son"
Richard and Emily Dreyfuss