CFL WR Pays Tribute To MJ By Posing As Corpse

Michael Jackson’s death affected the sports world in many ways, from his music video with Michael Jordan to his epic Super Bowl performance, to say nothing of the effect his life had on individual athletes. So it’s no surprise to see a CFL player pay tribute to him during a touchdown celebration. Sounds like a nice gesture, right? Ahem.

Arland Bruce Michael Jackson tribute

After catching a 21-yard TD in Wednesday’s season opener vs. the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Toronto Argonauts WR Arland Bruce took off his helmet, shoulder pads and uniform and laid on his back in the end zone, with his arms crossed over his chest. You see, Bruce was paying homage to dead Michael Jackson, and not the zombie “Thriller” version.

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