1. Which member of Michael Jackson"s family spoke at the Black Entertainment Television Awards?
2. What did Jamie Foxx do to pay tribute to Michael Jackson?
3. What did Jamie Foxx think people should do instead of being sad?
4. How did Michael Jackson"s father react to the many tributes for his son?
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Michael Jackson Remembered 感怀迈克尔•杰克逊
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Janet Jackson told the audience at the Black Entertainment Television Awards that the entire Jackson family had wanted to attend the show, but it was too painful. She said she had been elected to speak on their behalf.
"I"m going to keep it very short but I"d just like to say that to you Michael is an icon, to us Michael is family. And he will forever live in all of our hearts."
The actor and singer Jamie Foxx led the celebrity tributes, with an upbeat performance. He said there was no need to be sad and that the night was an opportunity to celebrate the singer"s achievements.
As he made his way down the red carpet, before the show, Michael Jackson"s father, Joe, was asked about the investigation into the circumstances surrounding his son"s death.
He said he had a lot of concerns and confirmed that a second post-mortem examination had taken place.
He added that he"d been touched by the outpouring of tributes dedicated to his son.
GLOSSARY 词汇表 (收听发音, 请单击英语单词)
attend the show 出席
too painful 太令人伤心了
speak on their behalf 代表大家发言
forever live in all of our hearts 永远活在我们的心里
celebrity tributes 名人的缅怀
upbeat performance 充满活力的表演
celebrate.mp3"> an opportunity to celebrate 一个欢庆的机会
post-mortem examination 验尸报告
Which member of Michael Jackson"s family spoke at the Black Entertainment Television Awards?
Janet Jackson was elected by her family to speak on their behalf at the award ceremony.
What did Jamie Foxx do to pay tribute to Michael Jackson?
He gave an upbeat performance at the ceremony?
What did Jamie Foxx think people should do instead of being sad?
He suggested that people celebrate Michael Jackson"s achievements.
How did Michael Jackson"s father react to the many tributes for his son?
Joe Jackson said that he feels touched by the many tributes to his son.
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