Lenny Kravitz - Lenny Kravitz Heard About Michael Jackson's Death During Scotland Show

Lenny Kravitz had no time to grieve Michael Jackson's 2009 death when the news broke because he found out about the tragedy halfway through a show in Scotland.
The rocker became good friends with the King of Pop after they hit the studio to record a track, entitled Another Day, with Jackson on vocals and Kravitz playing along.
Jackson was found dead at his Los Angeles home on 25 June, 2009, just weeks before he was due to make his live comeback with a series of gigs in London, and Kravitz had to put his grief on hold so he could complete a concert.
Speaking on Cnn's Piers Morgan Tonight, he says, "I was obviously devastated, I was blown away. I found out on stage in Scotland as I was coming off and getting ready to go back on for an encore and they told me and I had to go back out.
"It's extremely sad. I was really looking forward to seeing him come back and do those shows... you can't touch him."
Kravitz also reveals he will be forever indebted to the Thriller legend and his singing brothers for inspiring him to pursue a music career after he saw the Jackson Five perform live as a child.
He adds, "I wouldn't be here today if I hadn't seen the Jackson 5 when I was six years old - that was the first concert I went to. The universe was a different place the next day. I was completely blown away."


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I saw Lenny's interview and just like all the other interviews Pier had where the questioning turned to Michael the comments are "always"positive and complimentary. Everyone tells what a remarkable, professional sweet person MJ was. And how he was such a great dad. This loss will forever be felt. I hope MJ IS RESTING IN PEACE FINALLY. GOD KNOWS HE DESERVES TO.
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Yes, now, everyone talks about what a wonderful, remarkable person MJ was. Unfortunately, when he most needed to hear that, the media was too busy butchering him to report anything positive that people had to say about him. That's the painful tragedy. When Lenny says "you can't touch him....", it only validates what millions of us knew long ago. His loss will be forever felt and now it's too late - for Michael and for us.
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So So True!! MJ will be in my heart and I know he will stay in the hearts of millions of people and his legacy will always be alive. Unfortunately, that all we can do now!!
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I hear ya, Lenny! I'm not a singer, but the whole reason why I decided to become an actor was because of Michael. He inspired everything inside of me. & After I saw him & his brothers @ The Victory Tour, I KNEW that I was going to go into show business just so I could meet him. Oh, well, sadly that dream will never come true, but I will do my best to make my show business dreams come true!
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Lady Robyn,I wish you all the luck in the world. Never stop going toward that shining star. Michael is probably smiling down on U and he would have had your back. He wanted good things for everyone!
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i'm not afraid to die now , i actualy want to die now , cos i want to see MICHAEL ..P.S bloody doctor rubbish i hope you rot in hell for rest of your life ., i'm not afraid to die now , i actualy want to die now , cos i want to see MICHAEL ..P.S bloody doctor rubbish i hope you rot in hell for rest of your life ., i'm not afraid to die now , i actualy want to die now , cos i want to see MICHAEL ..P.S bloody doctor rubbish i hope you rot in hell for rest of your life ., i'm not afraid to die now , i actualy want to die now , cos i want to see MICHAEL ..P.S bloody doctor rubbish i hope you rot in hell for rest of your life .
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i'm not afraid to die now , i actualy want to die now , cos i want to see MICHAEL ..P.S bloody doctor rubbish i hope you rot in hell for rest of your life .
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