Janet Jackson spoke out about her brother Michael’s death for the first time at the BET Awards. Meanwhile, the family is planning a memorial service for the King of Pop.
“My entire family wanted to be here tonight but it was too painful,” Janet told the audience in Los Angeles. “To you, Michael is an icon. To us, Michael is family and he will forever live in our hearts.”
Watch a report from NBC’s Mike Taibbi, aired on the ‘Today’ show Monday (June 29), below.