MJ's L.O.V.E. Is Magical

Michael Jackson Planned Lip-syncing And STUNT MAN For Live Comeback

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Michael Jackson Planned Lip-syncing And STUNT MAN For Live Comeback

Post by Admin on Wed May 15, 2013 7:59 pm

Michael Jackson Planned Lip-syncing And Body Double For Live Comeback

15 May 2013

Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback shows in London would have featured a lookalike onstage and lip-syncing from the legendary performer.

The Thriller hitmaker was booked for a string of 50 sell out shows at London's O2 Arena in 2009 but passed away in June that year (09) just weeks before the run of gigs was due to begin.

The star's mother Katherine has brought a wrongful death lawsuit against bosses of concert promoters AEG Live, who were behind Jackson's This Is It shows, alleging they were negligent in ignoring her son's life-threatening health issues as he was not well enough to perform.

Now the hearing in Los Angeles has been told Jackson was so out of shape he planned to lip-sync some songs and use an auto-cue machine to prompt him on his lyrics.

A jaw-dropping stunt in which Jackson appeared to leap through a pane of glass would have featured a lookalike to fool fans.

Choreographer Travis Payne told the court on Tuesday (14May13) he received an email from another worker on the This Is It shows stating: "Michael Jackson is not in shape enough yet to sing this stuff live and dance at the same time."

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

_________________
Michael Jackson transcended our imaginations and continues to uplift our souls and spirits through his tremendously meaningful life well lived.
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 6059
Join date : 2012-07-22
Location : USA

Back to top Go down

Re: Michael Jackson Planned Lip-syncing And STUNT MAN For Live Comeback

Post by ijustcan'tstoplovinguMJ on Thu May 16, 2013 2:25 pm

is this true? Sad
avatar
ijustcan'tstoplovinguMJ

Posts : 2354
Join date : 2013-02-11
Age : 18

Back to top Go down

Re: Michael Jackson Planned Lip-syncing And STUNT MAN For Live Comeback

Post by Admin on Thu May 16, 2013 2:44 pm

It reads that MJ would have a 'double' to jump through the glass in the show-it does not say that MJ would have a double performing singing and dancing - read carefully and see how they twist this around!

ALL actors that are in movies etc.. that have a 'dangerous' action to perform in the shows have STUNT doubles because:

1-it is dangerous for the actors and show people to do it as they are not trained
2-insurance companies will not allow the actor (or MJ) to do dangerous stunts

_________________
Michael Jackson transcended our imaginations and continues to uplift our souls and spirits through his tremendously meaningful life well lived.
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 6059
Join date : 2012-07-22
Location : USA

Back to top Go down

Re: Michael Jackson Planned Lip-syncing And STUNT MAN For Live Comeback

Post by jw224 on Tue May 21, 2013 12:12 pm

I personally think the auto-cue part is true, as in the this is it film you can see auto-cue machines in front of the stage with lyrics on them. But the fact that michael was going to lip-sync does't bother me, as he has always done it because he liked to focus more on dancing.

jw224

Posts : 216
Join date : 2013-01-30

Back to top Go down

Re: Michael Jackson Planned Lip-syncing And STUNT MAN For Live Comeback

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum