Michael Jackson, Walk of fame Star


Safe to say this guy ain't making the invite list for tonight's "extraordinary" Michael Jackson burial.

A homeless man was arrested early Thursday after crashing a gathering of M.J. fans and, natch, impersonators, huddled around a makeshift memorial atop the King of Pop's star on the  Hollywood Walk of Fame.

An LAPD spokesman says that shortly after midnight the unidentified transient approached a circle of devotees and began acting "aggressively" towards an impersonator Moonwalking in the middle.

The crowd told the man to beat it, and he retaliated by taking some tribute candles and setting fire to flowers, cards and posters collected around the sidewalk. No word if he'll face any charges.

The incident comes on the eve of the legendary entertainer's long-awaited burial. A private service is scheduled to be held this evening for family and close friends (Diana Ross, Brooke Shields and Corey Feldman are among the invitees) at Forest Lawn Memorial Park after which Jackson will finally be laid to rest.


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