Michael Jackson fans around the world took a minute to pause on Thursday. The date, August 29 has special meaning to everyone who loved the King of Pop. Michael Jackson died several years ago, but if he were alive today, he would have celebrated his 55th birthday.
Entertainers who idolized and loved Michael Jackson are taking a moment to recognize one of the most talented entertainers who walked the planet. Covering every generation, the impact Jackson had on music is deeply felt still today. Some big stars shared a moment remembering the many they too admired.
“Remembering Michael Jackson #KingOfPop,” tweeted Mariah Carey from her official Twitter account. The entertainer had met Michael on several occasions and shared a picture with the fans of her embracing the King of Pop.
Justin Bieber also shared a thought with his fans about his idol Michael Jackson. As everyone knows Bieber has been greatly influenced by Michael Jackson, not only in music but also in style.
“Happy birthday MJ. #thegreatest #RIP,” tweeted Justin Bieber on Thursday. The star obviously wanted his fans to remember the man as he posted his message on Twitter for all to see.
Whether a star or a regular person, Michael Jackson’s music seemed to influence millions. Honoring the man on his 55th birthday seems to be appropriate and remind us all that such a legendary entertainer left the world way too soon.