It seems that with all of the recent celebrity deaths, televised celebrity dance competition â€œDancing With The Starsâ€ is trying to cash by attracting viewers.
After a televised tribute to â€œDirty Dancingâ€ star Patrick Swayze, the â€œDancing With The Starsâ€ franchise has finally gotten around to creating a dance tribute to Michael Jackson.
The â€œDancing With The Starsâ€ Michael Jackson tribute is set to air this evening.
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