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mumof2
07-07-2009, 07:18 AM
sorry if this has been posted elsewehere already.

in the UK, 5.30pm to 8.00pm on Sky Arts 1, Sky arts HD and (I think) Sky News. I don't know if it's on the normal channels.

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 07:18 AM
thx M will be watching

mumof2
07-07-2009, 07:41 AM
so will I! I've already booked the viewing slot, just let them try and change channels so they can watch kids tv.......! :tongue:

Claire
07-07-2009, 08:03 AM
Going to have to wrestle the remote from the children. It's also on BBC2 from 6pm.

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 08:09 AM
i also think there is and hour and a half on the beeb somewhere

:lol: you meanie :lol:

mumof2
07-07-2009, 08:45 AM
I think I may put a lock on the living room door to keep everyone out!

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 09:49 AM
:lol:

josh.p.
07-07-2009, 05:34 PM
I'm shaking as I'm watching this. Truly is the day the music died.

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 05:36 PM
just watching the memorial

his music will never die....i have to start to get his music on cd's as all of laurens were stolen from mikeys car

sunsetlakes
07-07-2009, 06:14 PM
It's a very touching memorial so far, lots of stars struggling with their emotions and farewells to Michael, I love Stevie Wonder.

Hope Kel is OK and watching this and not too upset, bless her :hug2:

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 06:16 PM
luvved the stevie wonder song

Mandy
07-07-2009, 06:17 PM
Hope Kel is OK and watching this and not too upset, bless her :hug2:

I was thinking the same thing Linda!

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 06:17 PM
she wont be she will be bawling her eyes out i think

Dawn
07-07-2009, 06:31 PM
Stevie Wonder :thumbsup:

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 06:52 PM
wow how cool was jermaines version of smile

Claire
07-07-2009, 06:53 PM
wow how cool was jermaines version of smile

I was ok up until then.

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 06:55 PM
I was ok up until then.

i know what you mean claire, uncanny resemblance to MJ's voice...very touching song for me

Mandy
07-07-2009, 06:57 PM
wow how cool was jermaines version of smile

That was so brave of him to of got on the stage to do that, it was very emotional.

sunsetlakes
07-07-2009, 07:05 PM
Well, what a wonderful celebration of Michaels life - rest in peace Michael

tb2830
07-07-2009, 07:11 PM
usher absolutely fantastic xxx

Dawn
07-07-2009, 07:19 PM
Is that the kid from britain's got talent?

Mandy
07-07-2009, 07:22 PM
Is that the kid from britain's got talent?

Yeah! wasn't he Brill? :)

Dawn
07-07-2009, 07:24 PM
That was awesome.

*Bambi-Belle*
07-07-2009, 07:24 PM
He was fab wasn't he. only 12 bless him.

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 07:28 PM
thought shaheen ???? was real good too

Mandy
07-07-2009, 07:30 PM
I really like this song! (Hell the world) :)

tb2830
07-07-2009, 07:32 PM
Yeah! wasn't he Brill? :)


too right he was fantastic and sooooooooo brave

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 07:34 PM
my fave was smile by jermaine sooooooooooooo moving

*Bambi-Belle*
07-07-2009, 07:35 PM
:lipwobble::lipwobble::cry1:I wasn't going to cry.

Claire
07-07-2009, 07:40 PM
That's me done for.

tb2830
07-07-2009, 07:42 PM
floodgates have opened

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 07:42 PM
That's me done for.

me too when his daughter started to cry...ive not been so touched since my dad died with a full firebrigade guard of honour send off

Dawn
07-07-2009, 07:42 PM
:lipwobble:

Mandy
07-07-2009, 07:44 PM
Bless her little heart how brave was Paris say how much she loved her father. :cry1:

lisaw
07-07-2009, 07:44 PM
:(

Britchick
07-07-2009, 07:59 PM
i've just had to console a very sad 10 year old girl:sorry:

ukwdwnut
07-07-2009, 08:02 PM
i've just had to console a very sad 10 year old girl:sorry:

awwww bless

lauren ran upstairs crying her eyes out after paris' lil speech :(

lisaw
07-07-2009, 08:04 PM
i've just had to console a very sad 10 year old girl:sorry:

Me too - well 8 - wasn't expecting that at the end :(

mumof2
07-07-2009, 08:08 PM
oh my, that was very beautiful and tremendously emotional.

Brooke Shields was so sincere and so emotional, Jermaine Jackson - whoosh. Little Paris - what a brave little girl, my heart was and still is truly breaking for her.

mumof2
07-07-2009, 08:18 PM
I have such a headache now, I am gutted - even after that I still can't get my head round it.

Mags
07-07-2009, 08:23 PM
Bless her little heart how brave was Paris say how much she loved her father. :cry1:

That got me too. :sad:

Margaret

josh.p.
07-07-2009, 08:36 PM
Does anyone know where I can watch it online now it's finished? We had to go out mid-way for My sister's Birthday.

mumof2
07-07-2009, 08:41 PM
I wasn't sure whether to post this or not but i thought some of you may find it quite interesting. I in no way intend it to be in bad taste, if anybody finds it so just ask me or a moderator to delete it. Honestly please just ask me and I will delete it, I don't want anyone to be in the slightest bit offended :hug2:

"Michael Jackson signed his last will on 7-7-02, seven years to the day he will be memorialized and buried. Michael was the 7th in a family of 9 kids......."

and he died on 25th - those numbers added together equal 7


http://www.blogcdn.com/www.tmz.com/media/2009/07/0707_mj_will_signature.jpg

mumof2
07-07-2009, 08:41 PM
Does anyone know where I can watch it online now it's finished? We had to go out mid-way for My sister's Birthday.


not sure if you can watch the whole thing but there are snippets on TMZ

Johnie
07-07-2009, 09:19 PM
I don't like funeral so I can't watch this one.

mumof2
07-07-2009, 09:23 PM
I don't like funeral so I can't watch this one.


it was a choker Johnie, so maybe best if you don't :hug2:

mumof2
07-07-2009, 09:24 PM
Josh, this page has a video link which i think may be the whole service

Stars honor Jackson as ?greatest entertainer? - Michael Jackson- msnbc.com (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31772026/ns/entertainment-music/?GT1=43001)

Johnie
07-07-2009, 09:36 PM
It sounds like it from all the descriptions I've been reading.

mumof2
07-07-2009, 09:57 PM
I know it sounds weird but after watching the memorial I'm sitting here thinking I need to go to bed but I don't want to leave this day behind if you know what i mean.

It's like now the memorial is over that's it. I know he's not being buried yet but that's it, no more.

Claire
07-07-2009, 10:19 PM
Josh you might find it on iplayer as it was covered on BBC2.

lisaw
07-07-2009, 10:33 PM
I know it sounds weird but after watching the memorial I'm sitting here thinking I need to go to bed but I don't want to leave this day behind if you know what i mean.

It's like now the memorial is over that's it. I know he's not being buried yet but that's it, no more.

I know exactly what you mean - I always feel like that after funerals :hug2:

Shellyamc
07-07-2009, 11:56 PM
It was very strange for me. It was almost like I was watching a concert..like a tribute kind of thing..and then I would look down and see the casket. I had a "wow..he is gone" moment. Very sad, but a wonderful memorial service.

Johnie
08-07-2009, 02:55 AM
Well I have seen bits and pieces. I would have been living in a cave not to. The part where his brother Marlon and his daughter spoke broke me up. That was just too private a moment for me to have watched.

Now I hope he can rest in peace.

Disneybumble
08-07-2009, 07:00 AM
Well I have seen bits and pieces. I would have been living in a cave not to. The part where his brother Marlon and his daughter spoke broke me up. That was just too private a moment for me to have watched.

Now I hope he can rest in peace.

That's how l felt Johnie. I thought Berry Gordy and Rev Al words were just perfect. The Motown family were out in force and rightly so they had known him as man and boy.

mumof2
08-07-2009, 07:41 AM
That's how l felt Johnie. I thought Berry Gordy and Rev Al words were just perfect. The Motown family were out in force and rightly so they had known him as man and boy.


they so were weren't they......

each and every person up there spoke with conviction, they were so loyal to him and it was fantastic to see and hear him being spoken about in that way, given all the bad things that have said about him in the past.

It was Brooke Shields, Jermaine Jackson and his brave little daughter Paris though that did me in - you could see Brooke visibly shaking and my heart went out to her, Jermaine....i don't know how he did that and his daughter of course, what can I say but may (some of) the world treat her and her brothers with the respect they never gave their Father. :hug2:

premier travel
08-07-2009, 07:53 AM
The newspapers seem to be slating that Paris said what she did. To me it looked like Paris wispered in her Aunts ear and then they put the microphone down. For everything they have said about Michael you can see that he was devoted to his children and visa versa. I just hope they have a great upbringing and do not end up like their father. But looking at the brothers they all seem very level headed and will make sure that they are well looked after.
Kim

mumof2
08-07-2009, 11:44 AM
The newspapers seem to be slating that Paris said what she did. To me it looked like Paris wispered in her Aunts ear and then they put the microphone down. For everything they have said about Michael you can see that he was devoted to his children and visa versa. I just hope they have a great upbringing and do not end up like their father. But looking at the brothers they all seem very level headed and will make sure that they are well looked after.
Kim


for goodness sake, why on earth would they slate an 11 yr old child for telling people how much she loved her Father?

premier travel
08-07-2009, 11:56 AM
I know how sad. I did feel for the little one he just looked so so sad
Kim

mainecoon lover
08-07-2009, 01:11 PM
I watched this last night and his family done him proud. Paris finished me off, what a brave young girl. I just hope it brought home to many that at the end of the day he was a daddy and there are 3 children now fatherless. Did anyone think how much Blanket is like his daddy.

mumof2
08-07-2009, 02:17 PM
I just hope it brought home to many that at the end of the day he was a daddy and there are 3 children now fatherless.


exactly Michelle.

He was their son, brother, father, cousin - and he and they should have the same respect anyone else is given when they lose a member of their family.

At the end of the day those poor children have lost their Daddy and he can never, ever be replaced. People should just show them some compassion....please.

Johnie
08-07-2009, 02:45 PM
Exactly. No matter what you thought about MJ there are now 3 children who do not have a father. They've never had a mother. Those poor babies.

josh.p.
08-07-2009, 03:23 PM
I'm watching it now (we recorded it on our freeview box) I hope this brings some closure as I'm still in real real shock.

mumof2
08-07-2009, 03:31 PM
I'm watching it now (we recorded it on our freeview box) I hope this brings some closure as I'm still in real real shock.


it's still not really sunk in here yet Josh :hug2:

Disneybumble
08-07-2009, 03:34 PM
Michelle l thought "blanket" had a real look of MJ. Now isn't there another sister Reebie. Where was she?

premier travel
08-07-2009, 04:20 PM
Reebie was there there is a photo int he paper of her she was also wearing a hat and sitting next to the children.

Lisa1976
08-07-2009, 09:19 PM
Watched this last night. We recorded it with Sky+ but as it was running late it didn't get the whole thing, missed little Paris' speech. I definitely shed a tear, it would have been hard not too.

*Bambi-Belle*
08-07-2009, 11:41 PM
I know this won't be popular but I was really uncomfortable with his kids being up on stage.:unsure:

I just feel that MJ did everything in his power to protect them from the media and stop them from having the upbringing that he had. For his family to allow them up on stage with the whole world looking on just felt disloyal to his wishes for me. Those poor kids will be fair game now as far as the paparazzi are concerned. Also when Janet bent down and said “speak up a bit honey” it left me a wee bit cold.

As I said probably not popular, just my opinion.

Tink
09-07-2009, 12:14 AM
It's ok Bambi Belle. :hug2: I've avoided watching as much as I can... :sorry:

I felt much the same as you. He went to great lengths to protect their privacy... :(

Johnie
09-07-2009, 01:30 AM
I know this won't be popular but I was really uncomfortable with his kids being up on stage.:unsure:

I just feel that MJ did everything in his power to protect them from the media and stop them from having the upbringing that he had. For his family to allow them up on stage with the whole world looking on just felt disloyal to his wishes for me. Those poor kids will be fair game now as far as the paparazzi are concerned. Also when Janet bent down and said “speak up a bit honey” it left me a wee bit cold.

As I said probably not popular, just my opinion.

I was just saying something similar earlier today. It's so strange to see them now and so much of them.....

mumof2
09-07-2009, 07:54 AM
not at all *Bambi-Belle*, you're right - it was quite surprising to see them up there after all those years of him protecting their privacy. :hug2: