Watch Michael Jackson’s Memorial Service Here

Twelve days after his death, memorial services for Michael Jackson are taking place today in Los Angeles. The family met at 11 a.m. Eastern in a private ceremony at Forest Lawn Cemetery and then will move on to the public event, which is scheduled to begin at the Staples Center at 1. Jackson’s body will reportedly taken to the Staples Center ceremony, which will feature Mariah Carey, Usher, Stevie Wonder, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Jamie Foxx, Justin Timberlake and a host of other friends, family members and collaborators. Notable Jackson associates who will be absent include friend Elizabeth Taylor and surrogate for Jackson’s two oldest children Debbie Rowe.

While you watch the live stream here, you can also follow all of the action on the Newsroom’s live blog and track the whole event on Twitter here.

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