“Dancing With the Stars” Michael Jackson Homage

By: Jacqueline Parrish - Published: Oct 20, 2009   Updated: Jun 7 2011 • References: abc.go & news.yahoo
It seems that with all of the recent celebrity deaths, televised celebrity dance competition “Dancing With The Stars” is trying to cash by attracting viewers.

After a televised tribute to “Dirty Dancing” star Patrick Swayze, the “Dancing With The Stars” franchise has finally gotten around to creating a dance tribute to Michael Jackson.

The “Dancing With The Stars” Michael Jackson tribute is set to air this evening.

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