In October 2009, just two months after the Los Angeles County coroner's office ruled that Michael died from an overdose of a powerful anesthetic and another sedative, the documentary This Is It was released. The film, which is a compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage, shows Michael preparing for a series of sold-out shows in London.
Michael died before the first concert, but his genius lives on in the film. Millions of fans flocked to theaters to see Michael sing and dance for the last time, but Janet says she hasn't seen it...and she probably never will.
"I don't know if I can. Even when you were showing the clip, I had to turn away," she says. "It's hard for me to look at an image of his or listen to his music on the radio."
While Oprah says it was remarkable to see Michael's creative process at work in the film, she noticed how thin he looked. "He appeared to not to be the Michael that we had known or seen in years past," she says.