Despite it being a closed, private family affair, fans gathered outside of the Michael Jackson funeral in Los Angeles on September 3, 2009. While sources say numerous close celebrity friends of the King of Pop were in attendance, strict police watch prevented any outside media or fan admission onto the grounds. Prior to the event Joe Jackson, conferred with security to verify it was safe to begin the ceremony. Photo: Fame Pictures
Lisa Marie Presley, Elizabeth Taylor, Macaulay Culkin, Chris Tucker and Mila Kunis arrived at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., on Thursday for the funeral for Michael Jackson.