Michael Jackson’s Children Talk Cirque’s ‘Immortal World Tour’: Michael ‘Would Have Been Proud’
First Published: December 5, 2011 2:32 PM EST Credit: Access Hollywood
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Michael Jackson’s children believe their late father would have loved “Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour” from Cirque Du Soleil, which they attended the opening of over the weekend at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
“He admired the Cirque Du Soleil people, the acrobats, because they can convey a story through their body and emotions through the way they act,” Prince Michael, 14, told Access Hollywood on Saturday. “I think he’d be very proud that they made a show out of his legacy.”
“He would have been proud, and he would have loved to be here to see it,” Paris, 13, added.
The show, which just opened in Las Vegas, and will head to various stops across the country through August 2012, was an impressive feat, according to the late King of Pop’s brood.
“All of the acts are just completely amazing and very creative,” Paris said. “I love the gates of Neverland. When I first saw that, it brought tears to my eyes. It was amazing.
“I grew up in Neverland, and it’s just like, bringing back memories,” she added.
Prince admitted his favorite part of the show was one many others are also likely to enjoy.
“I like the ‘Thriller’ part,” he said. “It’s fun — they come out with the bat suits and everything. I also like the light up jackets for ‘Billie Jean.’ It’s really cool with the lights and stuff.”
Inspired by their dad, the children said they do plan to eventually pursue careers in entertainment.
“Acting,” Paris said.
“All possibilities are open for us right now,” Prince Michael added.
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