"(It) was his final curtain call. Michael wanted to retire from performance and focus on film-making and other things. He didn't intend to be out there in the world performing for much longer, so this opportunity came along where he thought that he was young enough.. he wanted to share it with his children, to do it for the fans." Michael Jackson's choreographer Kenny Ortega insists the star intended to slip out of the limelight following his doomed comeback concerts.