Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor

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    January 26, 1993: Singer Michael Jackson poses with his close friend actress Elizabeth Taylor after she presented him with the International Music award backstage during American Music Award ceremonies.

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    Singer Michael Jackson holds aloft award January 26 after his friend Elizabeth Taylor (R) presented Jackson with the International Artist Award at the Music Award ceremonie s in Los Angeles, January 26

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    Actress Elizabeth Taylor arrives with singer Michael Jackson for the taping of a television special February 16 in Hollywood honoring her life and career titled "Happy Birthday Elizabeth-A Celebration of Life." The special will be broadcast on ABC television February 24. Taylor, who is scheduled to undergo brain surgery for a benign tumor in the near future, is celebrating her 65th birthday on February 27.

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    February 24, 1997: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson arriving at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood for a birthday celebration for Taylor.

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    September 7, 2001: Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor arriving at a concert celebrating the 30 years of Jackson's career at Madison Square Garden.

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    March 16 2002: Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor pose for photographers as they arrive for Liza Minnelli's wedding to David Gest.

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    Singers Michael Jackson (R) and Diana Ross (L) arrive with actress Elizabeth Taylor (C) for the wedding of Liza Minnelli to David Gest at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, March 16, 2002. Michael Jackson was acting as the best man at the Wedding and Taylor was also reported to be in the wedding party. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine MS