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A Star is Blocked

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Though it may have been overshadowed by more serious news, the US premiere of Bruno nevertheless went on last night. But it wasn't the star's gold-plated Chanel rocket launcher that caused the most controversy— it was the fact that heavy equipment for the red carpet show had unwittingly been placed on top of Michael Jackson's Walk of Fame star. Confused fans thus began congregating around a star dedicated to a different Michael Jackson, a radio personality who is, in fact, alive. Guess it's the thought that counts. [Ideeli Blog, LAist]