‘Dancing With The Stars’ To Honor Michael Jackson With Tribute
First Published: October 14, 2009 10:04 AM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- “Dancing With the Stars” will honor The King of Pop with a ballroom dance tribute on next Tuesday’s show, Access Hollywood has learned.
The Jackson “Dancing” tribute will star all the professional dancers strutting their stuff across the ballroom. Cheryl Burke has been tapped as one of the choreographers.
Access Hollywood spoke with La Toya Jackson on Tuesday as she was working as our guest correspondent for “Dancing With the Stars” and we told her the exciting news.
“Here? You’re kidding! Oh that’s gonna be wonderful,” La Toya told Access. “I’m so excited. I can’t wait to see that. I’m really looking forward to that. That’s gonna be fabulous.”
La Toya said she thinks her mom Katherine Jackson will be delighted to see a “Dancing” tribute for Michael.
“Are you kidding? I think she’d be very excited, very happy. She’d love to see it, love to see it,” she explained, saying her mom is a fan of the ABC show reality competition. “She watches it all the time. She loves it.”
La Toya was also thrilled with her brother’s five American Music Award nominations.
“I’m so excited. I’m so happy for him,” she told Access. “He deserves every bit of it and I certainly hope that he wins every last one of them.”
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