Los Angeles, July 3 (DPA) A massive public memorial for Michael Jackson is to take place in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday, his concert promoter Randy Phillips said Thursday.
Phillips, the president and CEO of AEG, said the service will begin at 10 a.m. (1700 GMT) at the 20,000-capacity Staples Centre with live images screened on widescreen televisions for an overflow crowd expected to gather in the plaza outside the huge basketball stadium and convention centre.
"Details are still to be finalized when I meet with the Jackson family this afternoon," Philips said on local TV station KNBC. "Everything is in preliminary stages except the place and time."
The station also reported that Jackson's former wife Debbie Rowe, who is the mother of his two olde