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Wednesday Afternoon Diversion: Learning From The Master

By Kevin Robinson in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 2, 2014 8:00PM

Michael Jackson was a performer of many talents, including dance and choreography. Among his many influences, Jackson's been accused of cribbing Fosse's style in the 1974 film adaptation of "The Little Prince", and you really don't need to look too hard to see the similarities. But is it outright stealing?

According to one of Fosse's biographers, Jackson had wanted Fosse to direct "Thriller." And while Fosse never directed a music video, his influence on modern pop music and dance remains strong.