Friday, September 25, 2009
AEG PRESIDENT SPEAKS ON MICHAEL JACKSON'S "THIS IS IT"
AEG President and CEO Tim Leiweke tells Ryan Seacrest
how to get one of the 3,000 seats that will be available
to be the first to see "Michael Jackson's This Is It"
Tim Leiweke, president of AEG, which bankrolled Jackson's
"This is It" tour and is a key player in the film, recalled
the moment he got the news of Jackson's death. "Well, at first
it lets all the air out of you, and you sit here and you're stunned
at how quickly it happened and occurred. You're in denial.
You can't believe it.
You're looking around, saying, 'What happened?"