UPDATED: La Toya Jackson: Michael Wouldn’t Have Been Happy With ‘This Is It’ Film
First Published: October 13, 2009 6:49 PM EDT Credit: WireImage
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- La Toya Jackson is pleased to hear her late brother Michael Jackson’s return to the airwaves with his “new” single, “This Is It,” but she says Michael would not be happy about the release of the documentary of the same name.
“It’s wonderful to hear something from him because he hasn’t had anything out in awhile,” La Toya told Access Hollywood on Monday night of the King of Pop’s new single, which was released on Monday.
But when it comes to the “This Is It” documentary slated to hit theaters on October 28, La Toya – who has been working as Access Hollywood’s guest correspondent during coverage of “Dancing With the Stars” – said her late brother would not be pleased with the final product being put on display.
“Do you think he would’ve wanted this released?” Access asked her.
“You know what, that’s a very, very, very good question,” La Toya said.
“Truthfully, my opinion – no,” she revealed. “Michael always wants to give his best. This is a rehearsal. He wasn’t giving his all. He loves to give his all always. That’s just the way he is. He wants people to see him at the top of the ladder and not half-stepping because he doesn’t want to do a full-out rehearsal.”
Nevertheless, La Toya said she would still give her full support to the film.
“I will support my brother in any way I can,” she added. “I love him.”
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