posted by cherl12345
Subsequent to learning about Michael's passing, Barry Manilow shared some fond memories of the entertainer in an exclusive interview with "Entertainment Tonight back in 2009. Barry was a featured performer in a tribute to Michael at the 1984 "American 音乐 Awards" alongside Kenny Rogers and good friend, Diana Ross. According to Barry, he met Michael 由 way of their good disc jockey and 电视 personality, Dick Clark, a week prior to the awards ceremony. As stated 由 Barry, Michael got in touch with Dick Clark and asked if he could set up a meeting between the two of them because Michael was a big 粉丝 of his; in addition, to asking Barry to take part in the tribute 给 his honor, and he told Michael he would do it. As stated 由 Barry in his interview, the world was a beautiful place knowing people like Michael was in the world, and acknowledged that he was also one the greatest entertainers who ever lived; as well, as offering his condolensces to his family.