A public memorial held for Michael Jackson Tuesday featured a roster of entertainers who paid tribute to the late star.
Press Release Service – Wired PR News – A public memorial was held for the late entertainer Michael Jackson on Tuesday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), fans and friends of the singer filled the Staples Center in Los Angeles to pay tribute and bid their final farewells to Jackson, who passed away June 25 after suffering a heart attack.
Jackson’s memorial featured a series of performances and speeches by a range of entertainers, activists, and others who honored his contribution to entertainment and commended his role in breaking down racial and other barriers. Jackson’s family was also featured on the program, which was broadcast live by several television stations and anticipated to be viewed by over a billion people around the world.
As noted by the AP, Jackson’s daughter Paris, spoke at the end of the memorial, tearfully regarding her father as the best one could have and stating, “I just wanted to say I love him so much.”
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