Pop icon Michael Jackson surrounded himself with a unique group of some of the world's most famous — and often odd — celebrities.

From screen legend Elizabeth Taylor to child star Emanuelle Lewis to disgraced musician Chris Brown, Jackson's celebrity pals ran the gamut.

But regardless of his strange behaviors and legal issues, many of the friendships lasted for years, and for some, even decades.

PHOTOS: 10 of Michael Jackson's Friends and How They Have Reacted.

Many of those friends expressed sadness and despair at the news of Jackson's death last Thursday, but others have kept surprisingly silent.

Take a look at the relationships he shared, and how his friends have reacted — or not.