Company behind O2 Arena shows speaks

The promoters behind Michael Jackson‘s 50-date London residency have paid tribute to the star.

The singer passed away yesterday (June 25) due to a suspected heart attack.

Randy Phillips from AEG Live issued the following statement this afternoon (June 26):

“Yesterday was a day I will never forget, or want to remember. Michael was both weak and strong, clever and kind, talented beyond belief and equally insecure. He was a doting father, respectful son, loving brother, and caring uncle. He was my friend. I take great solace in the pride and confidence he exhibited during production rehearsals on Wednesday night. That is the memory I will cherish for the rest of my life.”

So far there is no news yet what ticket-holders for the cancelled Michael Jackson residency should do to claim a refund.

Read NME.COM‘s Michael Jackson obituary online now.

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