In the wake of Michael Jackson's sudden death, a scene featuring LaToya Jackson in Sacha Baron's Cohen's new comedy "Bruno," has been cut from the film prior to Thursday night's Los Angeles premiere, Access Hollywood has learned.
LaToya, Michael Jackson's older sister, made an accidental cameo in "Bruno," similar to one by Paula Abdul, where she was coaxed over to a home in Los Angeles for an interview with the fake Austrian fashion journalist.
A source at Universal, the studio behind the film, told Access Hollywood that the scene in the movie with LaToya, which involves a Michael reference, was cut from tonight's premiere out of respect for the family.
The scene may also end up deleted when the movie heads out on general release in the United States beginning July 10, the source added.
And "Bruno" had another Michael Jackson connection on Thursday evening.
Mourners of the King of Pop were unable to pay tribute to the late singer at his star on the Walk of Fame.
The street where Jackson's star is located was blocked off early in the day as crews set up for the "Bruno" premiere at the Grauman's Chinese Theater.
Instead, fans put up flowers and memorial items around the star for radio broadcaster Michael Jackson.
Mourners for the King of Pop will be able to access his star beginning at 9 AM on Friday
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