It shouldn’t come as breaking news to anyone at this point, but on the off chance you hadn’t heard, Michael Jackson died yesterday. For those of you who have followed the blog for a while, you may remember that I posted not too long ago on MJ turning 50 and lauded his continued vitality. Woops, might have spoken a bit too soon on that one. I can’t help but wonder if my little post may have made some small contribution to the King of Pop’s demise.
The ‘gloved one’ was without question one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Just take a look at his legacy. He broke records in album sales, and became one of the first artists to own his own and others’ works. He was one of the first celebrities to go commercial with his famed advertising deal with Pepsi.
All in all Michael Jackson was one of the best out there (creepy years aside) and he will be missed by millions of fans. Also, I promise to never again give celebs the kiss of death with a post congratulating them on aging well. At least Barbie should be safe!
Goodbye Michael Jackson.
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