The following are some of the outpouring of statements from his loved ones and co-workers : They all really loved him !
"My heart, my mind are broken. I loved Michael with all my soul. I cannot imgine life without him.We had so much in common and had such loving fun together. I was packing up my clothes to go to London for his opening when I heard the news and I still can't believe it. I don't want to believe it. It can't be so..He will live in my heart forever but its not enough. My life feels so empty. I don't think anyone ever knew how much we loved each other... the purest most giving love I've ever known...Oh God I'm going to miss him. I can't yet imagine life without him. But I guess with Gods help I'll learn...I keep loking at the photo he gave me saying "To my true love Elizabeth, I'll love you forever" and I'll love him forever "...statement from Elizabeth Taylor
"He has been an inspiration to multiple generations and I wil always cherish the moments I shared with him on the stage and all of the things I learned about music from him and the time we spent together" statement from Justin Timberlake
"I can't stop crying, this is too sudden and shocking. I am unabl to imagine this. My heart is hurting. I am in prayer for his children and his family." statement from Diana Ross
"Let us remember him for his unparalleled contribution to the world of music, his generosity of spirit in his quest to heal the world and the joy he brought to his millions of devoted fans throughout the world " Mariah Carey