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Jackson Drug Aliases

7/2/2009 1:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson used a slew of aliases to score prescription meds, and we know the two names that could unlock the key to gross abuse by Jackson and some prominent doctors.

We've learned Jackson frequently used the names Omar Arnold and Jack London to get powerful drugs, including Demerol. Jackson also used the name of one of his bodyguards, as well as the name of the office manager for one of his doctors.

The DEA, which is joining to assist the LAPD in its investigation of several doctors who prescribed drugs to Jackson, will be hunting down these names and others.

Sources tell us the prescription abuse was so egregious, one doctor would call the pharmacy and say Jackson was coming down to get Demerol. The pharmacy would then fill the prescription, leaving the patient's name blank.

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MediaLandingZone    

Why weren't my comments displayed?

1903 days ago
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ansh77    

I think it is very hypocritical for tmz to have a 'RIP Michael Jackson' above all of the 'breaking news' that's not allowing him to rest in peace......Just a thought.....

1903 days ago
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bitzod    

are damaged for LIFE and send the wrong messages.This Is LUPUS.Smart as forever as he lived for the kingdom to come.eys eh took meds but most americans do or will take them someday.HE was put down as a horse is a dog is a cat is SO WHAT he was deing ill and suffering from LUPUS.They are build BS storys to sell product

1903 days ago
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Aaron    

Why should the government care what drugs someone is taking? Who should care what names these drugs are despensed under? Why should you care that MJ died? I can't understand how the masses can be so stupid.

1903 days ago
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crapshoot    

With the DEA involved now investigating physicians, they will also be investigating pharmacies, esp. pharmacists, involved. If any knew what was going on and didn't intervene, they should go down, too. It is their responsibility (and obligation), also, to monitor RX's and MD's for overdose/addiction/drug interactions for all these meds. And if he doctor-shopped, then he pharmacy-shopped, too. This may take awhile!

1903 days ago
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Anne    

I am appalled by some of the comments people are posting. A man lost his life, his children lost their father and his family lost a son and a brother. A normal response should include sympathetic remarks, not jokes and mean spirited thoughts. This is a heartbreaking story on so many levels. My heart goes out to the Jackson family and particularly Michael's mother and children. When exactly did American society lose its integrity?

1903 days ago
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wondering    

of course TMZ is gonna post non-stop news ON Mj's death. This is the biggest story since...

1903 days ago
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michelle    

Michael Jackson, to quote a lyric from one of your songs...I want you to know, “You are not alone.” Not anymore. I believe you are now, the angel in heaven you sought so hard to be here on earth. You were so misunderstood, vilified, and beat upon. There was so much mockery and hatred of you, for only one reason. You’re goodness; your luminosity into the beautiful heart you believed could be in every man. You had such generosity, and tried so hard to teach others, to look into the soul; and to not judge based on color, creed or class.
But darkness, doesn’t like beauty to shine. It detracts so much from what it is trying to do. Create dark humanless souls of us all. To replace the radiance that was born within all of us, by God. You spoke of nothing, but love and peace. Your light through your words, and music shone so bright. You’ve brought so much too so many, but only sought pure love for yourself. Your sensitivity brought ridicule. When all you wished most of all was to be embraced and understood. You had such a creative, gentle, kind spirit.
I think what personally stood out to me most of all; was your tender nature. Envy in other people mistook that for weakness, when in reality it is strength. The force of who you were was so strong. Many people wish to have that, but could never achieve it. So they became jealous and spiteful towards your achievements.
We are all afforded different opportunities in life. Instead of being envious, they should have rejoiced with you, in your success and in your life

1903 days ago
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nindy    

wow # 79 Dr Watson that was a powerful statement....... I did not know you could get Lupus from beatings I had heard Michael had some very bad reactions when his father would come around him........

1903 days ago
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ladygodia    


I now understand that media outlets like TMZ and ET etc. are no place for true MJ fans. These are the very people who caused Michael all this stress and discomfort in his life. TMZ has the nerve to put a banner with RIP Michael Jackson, then turn around and post rumors and scandals about Michael being Amy Whinehouse. Michael Jackson was the worlds greatest entertainer. He had been performing for people for over 40 years of his life. After a while that life style will catch up on you. Years of dancing put stress on Michaels body, but like any performer the show must go on. Michael took what was necessary for him to function so he could perform as he needed to. Michael was always in pain in his later years so of course he needed pain medicine. On top of what his body was already feeling he had to cope with added emotional stress of the media invading the lives of himself and his children. Then on top of that deal with the heavy stress of being falsely accused for something as embarrassing and belittling as child molestation. If you want to know how the true Michael was fairing go watch the 60 minutes interview he did in 2003, then watch the one he did ten years earlier in 1993 with oprah. Then listen to Stranger in Moscow as song he wrote about how he felt alienated by the media, and how he was alone without a friend in the world. Michael was a shy person but he never had a superstar persona. He was always just Michael. It kind of hurtful to read some of these ignorant comments on here about Michael, but I understand that these people never took the time to listen to him, or understand who he was. He was more than just Thriller, and Billie Jean. He was a caring person who instead of investing in his own happiness invested in the happiness of others. It’s almost ironic that Michael compared himself to the elephant man. In all actuality he and John Merrick (the Elephant Man) had much in common of how people viewed them. The general public always saw a monster, but the people that took time to get to know them saw a kind and caring gentle human being. There has always been two Michaels though. The real Michael Jackson, and the monster the media created. So what was the downfall of Michael Jackson? It was envy. People envied what Michael was and had. Michael was a talented genius who had everything, but was never corrupted by the success of it all. Instead he used that fame and fortune to help those that didn’t have it. However, it doesn’t matter how low the media tries to drag Michael down. Whether Michael is alive or no longer with us, he always has the hearts of the people that loved him with him. Michael is loved by millions of people all over the world, and it’s a real genuine love. There is no tabloid or accusation that can ever take that away from Michael; that love was his true wealth, and that love is what remains with him both in life and in death.

1903 days ago
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Jnieea    

Michael was an angel brought to us by heaven to see how good or bad we are , we unfortunately failed the test !
RIP Michael we will always love you !!!

1903 days ago
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Savvy    

They were well aware of his problem.. It was public to everyone. It was hidden for their self greed. All should be prosecuted for Murder not Voluntary Manslaughter. They clearly knew his habit and clearly administered such for money. They had no regard for Human Life.. It kills me he had to die this way. After a tremendous amount of starts dying the same way, there should be a way to govern and monitor doctors without violating privacy issues. The fact that he was administered a controlled drug as well as an IV of all things, is outrageous. All are highly dangerous and the narcotics are drugs that so many are addicted to THAT is why they are given for no more than a 2 week period.. THATS IT. Some no longer than 7 days and ANESTHESIA is during surgical procedures ONLY.. They clearly knew what they were doing. He was a human being no matter how much they thought he had in his pocket and the desire was there but it was the IMPS that gave it to him.

I am so hurt over the reason for his death. Natural causes was bad enough so early but to voluntarily give him a drug that could have killed him is outrageous.

1903 days ago
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Xtinaba    

Whether Michael used these aliases, the pharmacist do ask if he is the patient and ask for identification to match the
prescription drugs. Unless Michael has multiple fake id's. (speculation!!!) Or people would just pick up prescription drugs for him using their names. That means those people were seen by a physician to be able to get a written drug prescription for Michael. This is just sad! He must be really suffering that he needed all these drugs. May he rest in peace despite of all these speculations and his legacy will live on forever... thank you for your time.

1903 days ago
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to little    

I was looking for Waldo but found Michael. F@CK he is every where

1903 days ago
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Joanne    

How come not so much attention was paid to Anna Nicole Smith?? It seems like the same scenario being played out again.. Giving fake names to get drugs.. Who are the ones responsible for HER death??

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