‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson passes away

26 June 2009 at 9:50 am Leave a comment

THE “King of Pop” Michael Jackson died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, California Thursday, a news that sent shockwaves across the world.

Jackson, 50, suffered from cardiac arrest while at his rented home in Holmby Hills in Los Angeles at around 12:00 p.m. local time (1900 GMT). Paramedics rushed him to the hospital but they failed to revive the pop music superstar.

Fans and fellow entertainers across the world mourned his demise.

Pop diva Madonna said: “I can’t stop crying over the sad news.”

Musician Quincy Jones told NBC he was “absolutely devastated at this news.”

Jackson’s death came as the pop icon was preparing for a concert comeback in London billed as the “Final Curtain.”

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