My opinion is that I don't care. Sure he changed the face of pop music (A genre I hardly if ever listen to), and its awful that he died, and I do extend my condolences to his family, but frankly I wish people would just let the guy rest in peace.
Personally I didn't like the guy, any one who molests children is, in my books, the lowest form of scum on the planet and not worth my time.
"But what about all the good he did?" you might say, and I say this: Name something. A person's life is summed up by what they are remembered for, and for me, Wacko Jacko will be remembered as a Pedophile and a freak, and I can't think of anything that he's do