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Obama pays tribute to Jackson

President Obama has finally paid tribute to King of Pop Michael Jackson.

Written by ANI | Washington |
July 3, 2009 11:30:06 am

President Barrack Obama has finally paid tribute to King of Pop Michael Jackson more than a week after his death.

Obama was expected to issue a statement following Jackson’s sudden death last week,but he instead chose to send the superstar’s family a private letter of condolence.

A week after,Obama acknowledged the magnitude of the loss to the generation that grew up as followers of the icon,Contactmusic reports.

He paid tribute saying: “He will go down in history as one of our greatest entertainers”.

Obama also revealed that he grew up listening to Jackson.

He added: “I grew up on his music. I still have all his stuff on my iPod.”

The pop legend died of a suspected cardiac arrest at his rented mansion at 100 North Carolwood Drive in the Holmby Hills area of Los Angeles on June 25,2009.

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