Michael Jackson's Memorial Stage Set
And just minutes ago, the Jackson family and family friends left their home in a precession line to arrive at Forest Lawn Funeral Home:
Scene from Forest Lawn right nowThat is where their private funeral will take place as we speak. Afterwards, Michael's body will reportedly be transported to the Staples Center. Here's scenes from outside the Staples Center right now:
The stage is set and about 17,000 fans will be inside to pay their last tributes. Here's the reported complete list of MJ's celebrity friends who will be in attendance as well: Ron Boyd (family friend), Kobe Bryant, Mariah Carey, Andrae Crouch Choir, Berry Gordy, Jennifer Hudson, Shaheen Jafargholi (finalist on Britain's Got Talent), Magic Johnson, Martin Luther King III, Bernice A. King, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Rev. Al Sharpton, Brooke Shields, Pastor Lucious Smith (family friend), Usher and Stevie Wonder. Stay tuned for more updates and live stream from the memorial starting at 12:30p EST....