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Jackson Doc -- I Gave Michael Demerol

7/9/2009 9:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Arnie Klein, Michael Jackson's longtime friend and dermatologist, admits to giving MJ Demerol -- one of the strong painkillers we're told Jackson sought out.

Dr. Arnie Klein: Click to watch
Klein says it was only "on occasion" to sedate him, and when asked about the drug Diprivan -- the brand name for the drug Propofol, which was found in Jackson's house when he died -- Klein said he was aware Michael was using it but warned him of its dangers.

As for fathering Michael's kids, Klein admits to donating sperm once -- to a sperm bank -- not specifically to Jackson. Klein hedged on whether he was the father of Jackson's kids but at one point said he was not.

Klein also strongly intimated he felt Debbie Rowe should get the kids -- because he felt Katherine was too old and Joe was out of it. Interestingly, Klein didn't go to the memorial and as we reported, the Jackson family gave LAPD a list of doctors they were suspicious of -- and Klein was on the list.

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76.

Me    

The children have his EARS!!!

1750 days ago
77.

:what ev errrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr    

So tell me folks, did any doctor do time for Elvis or Ledger? What's with some of you kids here. MJ was an adult with money. He made his choices. Don't forget his own family couldn't do a damn thing. Stop already. You can't do an intervention if the person doesn't cooperate. He made his bed and now he's lying in it. RIP MJ> life goes the hell on without you, really.

1750 days ago
78.

Angie    

There you have it. He want's Debbie Rowe to have THEIR children and he probably killed him thus him and Debbie getting his money!!! Rest in peace M.J.

1750 days ago
79.

Stephanie    

Somethings not adding up here. Debbie Rowe has no kind of relationship with the children. If he was with MJ and a very close friend of his he would have gone with MJ's wishes. If he gave MJ one drug he probally gave him the others. Why should they go with Debbie she lives on a farm growing up horses. HE KILLED MJ.

1750 days ago
80.

Donna Re    

BUT AM I MISSING SOMETHING - - - - THIS GUY A DOCTOR KNEW THAT MJ WAS OBTAINING AND USING AND ILLEGAL DRUG WHICH SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN OBTAIN IN THE FIRST PLACE OUTSIDE A HOSPITAL SETTING AND HE TURNED HIS HEAD? THIS GUY . . . MY GOD WHERE ARE THE AUTHORITIES . .. HE IS PATHETIC AND HE NEEDS TO LOSE HIS LICENSE. FOR GOD SAKE WHAT IS GOING ON IN THIS COUNTRY. THAT THE GOVERNMENT CAN REQUEST DONATIONS TO PAY FOR ONE OF THE RICHEST MEN IN THE WORD'S FUNERAL WHEN EVERY GOD DARN FAMILY HAD TO PAY FOR THEIR OWN FUNERAL EXPENSES. GIVE ME A BREAK. THIS COUNTRY IS SO SCARY. IT'S A JOKE - THE JOKE OF THE PLANET.

1750 days ago
81.

Al    

He's got googly eyes.

1750 days ago
82.

Double M Texas    

Anyone who looks at these beautiful Children and even thinks that this aweful looking man is their father is just BLIND, also he obviousley has eye problems lazy eye (amblyopia) are often inherited
You can see the Jackson womens poise and Grace in Beautiful Paris, The two boys have some of Michaels carracteristics from earier days, and all three children are obviously of mixed race.
Obviousley with so many children in the Jackson family the issue of infertillity does not seem to be a problem ,why is it so hard for people to believe That the great Michael Jackson cannot father his own children

1750 days ago
83.

chris    

I can't for the life of me imagine how MJ could befriend such an unethical and evil man. Perhaps MJ was 'sweet talked'by this satan personified. I am glad he was not invited to the memorial. I hope the real culprits will be caught soon.

1750 days ago
84.

Sarah    

I hope the government investigates this creep. Oh sure, he SAYS he was a friend of MJ. I bet if Michael were alive he wouldn't be too happy about this interview with Larry King, by either the dermatologist's responses or Larry's questions. HE DOESN"T KNOW IF HE IS THE FATHER OF MJ'S KIDS? Give me a break!!

All these supposedly former doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, and nutritionists, all claiming to be friends of Michael, claiming they told him to stop over medicating and yet they never reported anything to the authorities, which they are bound to by law. And then you have the cardiologist who was getting paid enormous sums to take care of Michael, claiming he knows nothing and never gave him anything. ANOTHER WORTHLESS CREEP.

Further, they all run to the media to get in their 15 minutes of fame, disclosing confidential client details to the media to get in their 15 minutes of fame. Did they go to the police first? NO, they went on TV. I hope every one of them gets slapped with violations by the government and/or lawsuits by the Jackson family.

1750 days ago
85.

ladyofargonne    

This guy was a combination of sincere and insincere back and forth. he probably either got paid for the sperm or for bringing debbie rowe forward as a vessel. he makes me sick.

1750 days ago
86.

Lori    

48. What the HELL was Michael doing in a hot tub
with Ryan White?

Posted at 9:49AM on Jul 9th 2009 by check it
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I was wondering about that myself.
I saw the interview a couple of times last night. This dude all but said that he IS the biological father of the 2 oldest kids. When pressed, he said, "well no I'm not if that's what you want to hear."
When asked about who would spread the rumor, he said Debbie Rowe
I would think that Debbie Rowe would be in the know about that.
Here's my question...
Why in God's name would Michael Jackson pick 2 such ugly white people to father his kids? I think the kids are cute, but this guy and Debbie Rowe are seriously homely.

If I got anything out of this interview it is that HE believes that he's the bio dad of Prince and Paris. Ewww

1750 days ago
87.

Helena    

I just wanted to say that their are so many people with their head in the sand. Debbie Rowe SHOULD get her children back. What Jackson member has shown ANY competence being a decent, moral human being? They are all messed up! Micheal killed himself! We SHOULD NOT blame the doctors! Micheal sadly caused his own demise!! If there is anyone we should blame, we should blame his screwed up upbringing by his own parents! Where was Katherine when her husband was beating Micheal? She should have shot Joe Jackson and taken the money they were earning at the time and raised them herself!

1750 days ago
88.

Al    

Time to invite all the players over for a sleep over and take their toothbrushes for DNA testing.

1750 days ago
89.

Monique Jones    

So...........Janet was concerned for her brother's well being a few years back. Let's hope she took steps to make sure that those three adorable kids were not being affected by their father's condition.

1750 days ago
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ladyofargonne    

i would have hoped MJ would have chosen someone better looking to father his children. but then again look at debbie rowe. i guess the notion of trust was primary. really a million women would have carried MJ's kids and given them to him out of devotion. i'm putting my belief on miko brando.

1750 days ago
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