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Friday June 26, 2009 6:14 pm

Michael Jackson Remembered By Stars

Michael Jackson memoriesWe gve you a look at celebrities mourning Michael Jackson on Twitter, but many have released longer statements as well. Madonna says she “can’t stop crying” about the death of Michael Jackson.

The singer has been sobbing uncontrollably since she heard the 50-year-old Jackson had passed away yesterday after suffering a cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles home. She said: “I can’t stop crying over the sad news. I have always admired . The world has lost one of the greats, but his music will live on forever! My heart goes out to his three children and other members of his family. God bless.”

Singer Sir Elton John was halfway though his annual White Tie and Tiara Ball when he heard about Michael’s death. He broke the news to his guests - including Liz Hurley, Hugh Grant, Lily Allen and Kelly Osbourne - before dedicating his song Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me to Michael. Nearly half of his guests left after they found out about the death.

was one of the first to express her grief about the pop icon’s passing. In a statement issued last night, she said: “I was so excited to see his show in London. We were going to be on tour in Europe at the same time and I was going to fly in to see him. He has been an inspiration throughout my entire life and I’m devastated he’s gone!”

Justin Timberlake has also paid tribute to the “inspirational genius”. He wrote on his website: “We have lost a genius and a true ambassador of not only pop music but of all music. He has been an inspiration to multiple generations and I will always cherish the moments I shared with him on stage and all of the things I learned about music from him and the time we spent together. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones.”

Beyonce Knowles has also sent her condolences to Michael’s family, saying: “This is such a tragic loss and a terrible day. The incomparable Michael Jackson has made a bigger impact on music than any other artist in the history of music. He was magic. He was what we all strive to be. Life is not about how many breaths you take, but about how many moments in life that take your breath away. For anyone who has ever seen, felt, or heard his art, we are all honoured to have been alive in this generation to experience the magic of Michael Jackson. I love you Michael.”

Elizabeth Taylor, one of Jackson’s oldest friends, was “too devastated” to comment.

Brooke Shields, Cher, Jane Fonda, Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Kenny Rogers, Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore, Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, MC Hammer, John Mayer, Lindsay Lohan, Ashton Kutcher, Denise Richards, Nicky Hilton, Katy Perry, Celine Dion and Usher have also expressed their shock and sadness and sent their love to Michael’s family.

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Forum Discussion

I know everyone has cracked jokes about him for the better part of 15 years now, but it’s sad that he’s gone. I remember busting out moonwalks as a kid.

Pity he died! Jackson was a unique music phenomenon! There are no other singers like he! Too pity!

How about the goss that hes ghost showed up???


OMG< let him RIP

He was a dear person. A sensitive young man, a poet.

As much as we will miss him, Im glad my family has many records, cds, and videos of some of his electrifying performances. Mike was a true star! Rest in peace Michael Joseph Jackson.
thanks for sharing all links with us.

the world had mourned when he died.
the world turns around when he died.
long live MJ. even though its over now
you will be in our heart forever.

An important chapter in the music history ended with his death,he was a good human being, it is sad that he had go through brutal media trials in his life…he will be surely missed…RIP.

I am a huge fan of MJ’s Dancing and Singing. He was Legend. I am very much upset .. I cannot believe that now he is not with us.

He was a legend, we lost him but he was a academy for dance and music for all he was best

Good to hear that. I was looking for the same kinda link, I am biggest fan of Michael Jackson. thank you very much….

Michael Jackson is great man, I love his all songs. When I came across his history, I realized that he is great fighter in his life.

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