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Originally posted 02/25/2013 03:30PM
When Motown: The Musical begins performances on Broadway March 11, Michael Jackson won't be there only in spirit.
The King of Pop will be right on stage – portrayed by an actor, as will several of the other big-name powerhouses from the fabled Detroit hit factory: Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, Smokey Robinson and their '60s record label's founder, Berry Gordy. (They can all be seen in a first-look video clip of the show, exclusive to PEOPLE.com.)
Originally posted 07/10/2009 07:30AM
Monday night, Michael Jackson's elaborate, gold casket was open for viewing by family members at Forest Lawn Memorial-Park and Mortuary in Los Angeles. Tuesday, it was closed when presented to fans during the memorial tribute at the Staples Center. And now, as it awaits burial, the casket containing the King of Pop, who died June 25, sits in a temporary resting place – a Forest Lawn crypt belonging to Motown founder Berry Gordy, reports the New York Post.
But while Jackson rests, lively discussions are being held by a divided Jackson family about where to bury their golden child, according to the Post.
Originally posted 02/22/2007 10:15AM
Stop! In the name of pre-Oscars peace. A long-simmering dispute between Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. and the makers of Dreamgirls bubbled up yesterday in the form of a full-page ad in Daily Variety.
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