Photo licensed from Karen Faye. Slide show photos licensed from Karen Faye, Michael Bush, Dennis Tompkins, Jonathan Exley, Sam Emerson, Matthew Rolston, Dick Zimmerman.
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    The red leather jacket Jackson wore in "Thiller" became a fashion staple for teens across America in the early 1980s. Fans around the world learned the video's signature moves and imitated Jackson's fashion. John Landis directed the 1983 video. Landis decribed Jackson as "emotionally damaged, but so sweet and so talented." <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/2020/MichaelJackson/michael-jackson-circle-address-rumors/story?id=11002573">Michael Jackson's Stylist Weighs In on Pop Star</a>
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye. Slide show photos licensed from Karen Faye, Michael Bush, Dennis Tompkins, Jonathan Exley, Sam Emerson, Matthew Rolston, Dick Zimmerman.
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    Michael Jackson after Karen Faye did his makeup for the music video to "Thiller." The two met on the shoot for the album of the same name.
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    Michael Jackson's transformation into a zombie for his groundbreaking "Thiller" music video is complete.
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye
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    Karen Faye and Michael Jackson were all smiles backstage during The Jacksons' Victory Tour in 1984. Karen said it was their mutual love of practical jokes and their laughing that bonded them.
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye
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    In his art, Michael Jackson played repeatedly with the idea of metamorphosis. His most dramatic transformation ever was to become a middle-aged white man in the 1996 movie "Ghosts."
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye
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    Many have speculated about Michael Jackson having had skin bleaching, but in this photo for the mini-movie "Ghosts," Karen Faye used stage makeup to make the pop star look like a white ghost.
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye
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    Karen Faye also did Michael Jackson's makeup for the video to "Say, Say, Say," his chart-topping duet with Paul McCartney.
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye
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    Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney after Karen Faye did the makeup for the music video for their duet "Say, Say, Say."
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    Michael Jackson and Karen Faye trade places as the pop star attempts to do her makeup during the 1984 shoot for the infamous Pepsi commercial in which the star's hair accidently caught fire.
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    Karen Faye poses with Francis Ford Coppola and Michael Jackson on the set of the 3-D film "Captain EO," directed by Coppola and starring Jackson, in 1985.
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    Michael Jackson thanks Michael Bush for doing his wardrobe for "Captain EO." This was the first time the pair worked together.
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    Michael Jackson and Karen Faye embrace during a break from filming Jackson's "Leave Me Alone" music video in 1987.
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye
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    Michael Jackson relaxes on a boat during a private vacation to China in 1987.
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye
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    Michael Jackson relaxes on a boat during a private vacation to China in 1987.
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    Michael Jackson on vacation in Asia in 1987.
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    Michael Jackson on vacation in Asia in 1987.
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    Stylist Michael Bush backstage with Michael Jackson during the Bad Tour in Japan.
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    Karen Faye and Michael Bush spoke exclusively to "20/20" about their 25-year-long friendship with Michael Jackson. All three are pictured here on the set for the "In The Closet" music video in 1992.
    Photo licensed from Sam Emerson
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    Karen Faye holds Michael Jackson to prevent him from falling out of a double-decker bus in London.
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    Michael Jackson feeds Karen Faye's baby daughter, Ali, in this 1994 photo.
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    Michael Jackson sporting "the dinner jacket" designed by Bush and Dennis Tompkins. The pair say the inspiration for the unique coat featuring spoons came from Jackson wanting something immediately recognizable to every child in the world.
    Photo licensed from Dennis Tompkins.
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    The run-up to his trial for alleged sexual abuse of a minor was a very trying time for Michael Jackson. For support he turned to his friend Karen Faye, whom he called "the joy of the family."
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    Jackson at his Neverland Ranch in 2004.
    Photo licensed from Karen Faye. Slide show photos licensed from Karen Faye, Michael Bush, Dennis Tompkins, Jonathan Exley, Sam Emerson, Matthew Rolston, Dick Zimmerman.
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