Madonna, Britney Spears, Quincy Jones, Ludacris and more respond to the legendary performer's death
John Landis, "Thriller" and "Black & White" director
“I was lucky enough to know and work with Michael Jackson in his prime. Michael was an extraordinary talent and a truly great international star. He had a troubled and complicated life and despite his gifts, remains a tragic figure. My wife, Deborah, and I will always have great affection for him."
- Landis said. His wife, Deborah, designed the iconic red jacket from the video "Thriller."