M ichael Jackson’s children were honored to celebrate their father with a ceremony at Hollywood’s Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Thursday, because the late King of Pop always dreamed of having “his name” displayed outside of Grauman’s Theatre. Prince, 14, Paris, 13, and nine-year-old Blanket placed one of the King of Pop’s sequined gloves and a pair of his shoes into wet cement in front of the Los Angeles landmark.The three children helped to stamp prints of a pair of Michael’s shoes, and one of his famous sequined gloves, before pressing their own handprints into it the wet cement. Paris Jackson also wrote “Michael (heart) Jackson” next to the prints, before signing the date.
Normally only legendary movie stars and filmmakers leave their prints there, but the King of Pop joins them as a special tribute, and also due to onscreen output including the video Thriller and posthumous This is It documentary. Michael’s mother Katherine and brothers Tito, Marlon, Jackie also attended the ceremony, preceded by an hour-long tribute show, along with Justin Bieber, comedian Chris Tucker and legendary music producer Quincy Jones, Debbie Allen, and Smokey Robinson.
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