This morning, Michael’s three children, Prince, Paris and Blanket attended an event at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, to place Michael’s footprints and handprints in cement in the forecourt, taking their place amongst those of many famous stars of stage and screen. The children used his gloves and shoes to make the prints.
The event was attended by other family members, Michael’s mother Katherine, and stars such as Smokey Robinson, Justin Bieber and Quincy Jones, who each said a few words to commemorate the event. Performers from Cirque Du Soleil were also present.
Streamed live on Twitter.com the ceremony was attended by hundreds of fans, who had begun to arrive at 6 a.m.