July 1, 2009
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Khadimn Hassan   July 1st, 2009 4:19 pm ET

i live in Pakistan
and i m a big fan of this great figure we know as Michael Jackson

if i could get a visa in that short time
i would have definitely come to see him

he is the best we ever had and he deserves our respect

Lilian   July 1st, 2009 4:21 pm ET

It's a pity M.J. Is gone but we all have a big lesson to learn from his death.

sandra   July 1st, 2009 4:34 pm ET

of course yes by all means; but i am here in paris and all i can do is stay glue to my tv and its a simple way of paying all my tribute tyo him:

Wendy   July 1st, 2009 4:34 pm ET

Michael Jackson was like a brother I've never had.
All he wanted to give was love...and NEVER asked for any in return.
God Bless you, Mike.

South Africa

Iranade   July 1st, 2009 4:38 pm ET

Michael was amazing! Even as a little girl growing up in Nigeria, I felt his impact. I would definitely view his body at Neverland if I could. That would be just one of many possible ways to pay final respects to the great man.

Tobi Simeon   July 1st, 2009 4:48 pm ET

I would love to witness the King of pop's burial ceremony, but its just too unfortunate that i live in West africa, Nigeria to be precise. I also know that before one can witnes an event like that, you should have an American Visa and i dont have such means. So that makes it impossible for me.

Tobi Simeon.
From Nigeria.

Md. Aseer Jubair Khan Majlish.   July 1st, 2009 4:54 pm ET

No, I don't think so. Because, I don’t have enough money to go there. Again I don't think my presence will do anything difference of his death. But, what I can do is to pray for him for his after life. That I definitely will do.

Rúben Gouveia   July 1st, 2009 5:05 pm ET

If i could, i would be already ther, but i am to far away in the other side of the ocean, not to see his body, but to pay respect for him and remember his memory.

I also would love to be Millionaire and by Neverland to reconstruct everything as it was before they destroyed and turn biger and biger as a tribute to the King, i would also turn Neverland biger than Disney Land!

R.I.P. MJ King of the Music!

Madeira (PT)

Kristina   July 1st, 2009 7:05 pm ET

I would definately go...and stand, bow down my head and pray for the great HUMAN BEEING, who managed more than express his genius talent and to be a sincere, decent and pure human at the same time....

Thinking about Janet told words... I could say...for all of those who loved and loves Michael...he is not only an icon....but he is a family in all our hearts..... we will miss him very much....
I will miss him very very very much.... God Bless Him....

N. ML ( i prefer not to show my entire name)   July 1st, 2009 7:26 pm ET

If i had the oppertunity i would definitly go!!

But to bad i live in Holland
and i dont like it att all
i wish i was in CA now.. 🙁

But i wouldnt say goodbye to Michael,
NEVER will i say goodbye
I would say , MJ, KING see u later in heaven 🙂
another fan of yours hahaha
But when i get the chance to go to the US, i would definitly visit his grave! and pay my Respects to him!!
tobad i couldnt see him at the concert:-(
For he will always be in my heart!
Love You Michael!!

Fadi Haddad   July 1st, 2009 7:29 pm ET

The way he made us feel, gone too soon..
Defiantly I would go to be there, tribute and pay respect,,, I was that close to have my dream come true this summer and be at his concert.. now.. it is over..
RIP Michael Jackson..

Stacy   July 1st, 2009 8:22 pm ET

I would already be there camped out!

Michael was a beautiful person. I hope his children know that. The media.. you guys are mean. Fox News... wow. Have some respect for the dead. You talk about the doctors, but what did you (the media) do to kill the man's hope in the kindness of humanity?


SHALENDRA   July 2nd, 2009 4:14 am ET

definitely i would have gone..wouldnt miss it for the world..Sadly i live in sri lanka which is like worlds apart!!

Micheal Jackson was the best entertainer that ever lived !! and i think he was the most misunderstood entertainer as well..all those lies they spread about him.But in death i think he is vindicated because the whole world is mourning now...and he will be remembered forever!!

Thot   July 2nd, 2009 8:23 pm ET

What's the point?
In my mum funeral I prefer not to watch her at the coffin. I wanted to remember her alive. It was hard enough to see her decline year to year. She died from cancer, and that was 10 years of decline and pain.
So I don't get this big fuss in watching the body of a big celebrity. Even if I fell sad for his decline, I think he was a big artist and appreciated his music,
Let him rest in peace but always remember his music., that's the biggest compliment you can give him.

Elisabetta   July 2nd, 2009 10:05 pm ET

Honestly, I would just go out of curiosity. To see if his body was really that thin and weak as it has been said.

Vic Benedicto   July 3rd, 2009 4:29 pm ET

Sure. why not. as long as i have the money for airfare/etc.

Robert Flamand   July 3rd, 2009 6:59 pm ET

Iwant to know why the media is immortalizing Micheal Jackson when the sick b***rd was a child molestor. That is why our society is so messed up because we show this pieces of crap all over the news and papers so society thinks it's alright because you become famous.

credo   July 6th, 2009 9:49 am ET

i do think that it is unfair to say that mj is not that popular. he may not be that popular in the usa, but i think he is, to the rest of the world. i grew up with his music. when he went to asia, i am grateful – i think he is the only famous singer who has done that. you dont just expect madonna or britney spears to drop by a third world country, do you? but mj did. and for that i am thankful. i watched his concert here in manila. now, i just wish that we can see his funeral online.

Sladana Kne   July 6th, 2009 11:05 am ET

I would definately go…and stand, bow down my head and pray for the great HUMAN BEEING.. Is gone but we all have a big lesson to learn from his death.
RIP Michael Jackson
Best regrads
Sladana from Slowenian

Stacy   July 6th, 2009 11:57 am ET

Robert Flamand:

What proof do you have that he was a child molester? So you can't see that the Chandler parents were just after the 20 million? What kind of parent do you believe would watch a "guilty" man walk free after he violated their child in the worse way? Are you kidding me?

Sarah   July 6th, 2009 9:58 pm ET

That's sort of irrelevant to this section's poll...but i was simply SHOCKED to read that people started selling Tuesday's Memorial Service tickets online for thousands & thousands of dollars!!! And i wanted to share it with MJ's TRUE FANS!
I mean, for Christ's sake, the guy is gone, & they're still trying to profit out of him & abuse him?
That's ridiculous, to say the least!
The security & the coordinators of the Service are doing their best to avoid any illegal selling-buying of the tickets, & yet, people find their ways out & simply disrespect Michael & his family, go on e-bay & sell it for this sum of money?!
It IS a Capitalist world we're living, we ARE going through economical crisis, but none of that would justify such unethical acts, go find yourself some other way to make more money & save yourself from the crisis, but these tickets are not your salvation!!!

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