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Jackson Self-Injecting Demerol, Doctor Says

7/10/2009 1:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson Self-Injecting Demerol,A doctor who treated Michael Jackson claimed the singer self-injected Demerol into his system.

We've combed through tens of thousands of pages of the official file for the 2005 molestation trial. In the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's notes, a member of Jackson's security detail -- retired L.A. County Sheriff's deputy Michael Laperruque -- said some doctors were trying to get Jackson off of Demerol, and that one of the doctor's in Santa Barbara "was upset with JACKSON because he had been self-injecting."

Laperruque told detectives he had picked up Jackson's prescriptions for the singer, usually under the name Chris Carter. Carter was one of Jackson's bodyguards.

Laperruque also told detectives one time when he was at Neverland his job was to keep Jackson's family out because they were planning an intervention.

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46.

Phil    

TMZ, MOVE ALONG TO SOMETHING NEWS WORTHY.
These speculations ans such are getting old. He has been gone 2 weeks now.

DOn't you think it is time to find some NEW things to talk about? He did a lot of great things, please stop trying to destroy those memories.

I am sure Mr. Levin has some skeletons in his closet. Let's raid his closet.

All this stuff you are writing about is speculation. NOT NEWS!

Gosh TMZ, since when did you all decide to play Judge and Jury?

BORING like your shows. Especially the new one......

1841 days ago
47.

Rationale Human    

This guy was one sick puppy. Isn't there really anybody else on this planet for the latest "lost generation" to look up to?
Does musical talent outweigh everything? If that's the case, this planet is doomed. Be afraid America, be very afraid. The people who fought and died for this country sure as hell didn't fight for this ideal. And it will sink us on a planet filled with ambitious and centered new players.

He paid parents of kids he molested to shut up and go away. That's a fact.
He was a mainline, self-medicating junkie using fake names to buy drugs.
Anybody else goes to prison for that (many are there right now)

All I can see is LA got stuck with a big bill and that is being passed on to the beaten down taxpayers. Many of whom, like me,
and while respectful of anyone who passes away, thinks a rich family or a concert promoter should be footing the bill.

As Lisa Minelli said a week ago, we ain't seen nothing yet. So let's build a statue and all stand and salute a sex deviant junkie.
At least well have some great music to sing and well have the moonwalk. Man o man...this is just incredible.

1841 days ago
48.

hmmmm    

Damn this is sad. No one could help him, he made it worse by shutting out those who cared the most and surrounding himself with yes-men who would give him anything he wanted even if it killed him. There might be some good to come from this investigation, shining a light on dr. shopping and enabling because you know he's not the only celebrity doing this. Nail ALL the doctors who contributed his addiction and death. I feel SOOOO bad for those poor kids!! I hope they can somehow heal and move forward and NOT get totally messed up themselves. I already worry what will happen to them in their teens, kids please resist drugs and the celeb lifestyle it's deadly! Despite all of this bad news coming out we can't forget the genius and talent of MJ in his prime- no one can take that away and he leaves that legacy forever! RIP

1841 days ago
49.

mrs h    

It has been common knowledge that MJ was a drug-addict for many years.
In his last public appearance in the UK when he announced the O2 concerts he was as high as a kite. He couldnt even speak properly - listen when he slurs "shows uh performances"
AEG Were stupid to hire him in the state he was in (or were they???)
I think the whole tour thing was a scam and I think that one day the truth will be told about it.

If MJ had cried off after one or two shows and bombed, which was a distinct possibility then nothing would have been selling as it is now. All the people he owed money to would never have been repaid.
Due to the sad fact that he ended up dead just before the tour has guaranteed that his music is making money again.
There is a lot more to MJs death than a drug addict taking too many drugs IMO
Forget blaming the Doctors - look elsewhere IMO

1841 days ago
50.

pm    

not so fast TMZ....demerol has to be administered by someone else continuously , once its stop the person wake up inmediatelly...this drug does not makes you sleep, it puts your brain on a coma and that is why you need oxigen and your vital signs to be monitored...i dont think michael could have been administering the drug to himself all night long

1841 days ago
51.

Wes    

What gets me is this creep admits his job was to stop the family from having an intervention.

1841 days ago
52.

Really?    

Quit saying MJ is ok now because he's "with God"! The dude molested little boys, abused drugs, and committed to suicide. Last time I checked, I don't think God would've approved of any of those things.

All of you MJ-lovers are so blinded!

1841 days ago
53.

Phil    

TMZ YOU ARE GETTING TIREDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

LEAVE THE MAN ALONE. YOU HAVE DESTROYED ENOUGH LIVES WITH YOUR BS SPECULATIONS.

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TODAY THAT IS WORLDLY?

BORING, TMZ, BORING.

LET'S MOVE ON TO SOMETHING ELSE.......................

1841 days ago
54.

Jstbtrflyz    

ROFL, for those of you who think that Michael is still alive, please, please, WAKE UP!!!

1841 days ago
55.

a girl named sue    

The drugs were not RELEVANT to the molestation charges!! Gee, look the word up people. You cannot force a person to enter rehab, unless you can prove they are incompent and cannot take care of themselves...this would require a psychiatric assessment,etc. You really think his family would do this ??? What happened to personal responsibility??? The guy was an addict, plain and simple...face it folks. I feel for the kids that had to witness this. They should have been taken away by child protective services, but no one told Michael no....

1841 days ago
56.

Christina    

Hey Stephanie, I checked out the webpage and the link and was redirected back to the store.

1841 days ago
57.

The Hawk    

I agree, if this so-called doctor(s) knew of this self-injection, they are just as guilty. But it now seems like everyone knows the answer to his death. Maybe Oprah know something and that's why we haven't heard and not going to hear from her at all. Something's up with her.

1841 days ago
58.

whocares    

Off topic~ No wonder Michael made the kids wear veils and masks...he didn't want people to know they weren't biologically his... I heard on Larry Kind last night one person asked Miko Brando if he was Blankets biological father. Miko said no...but look at Miko and then look at Blanket ....Wow!!!!

1841 days ago
59.

Bet he smells    

Of course he was a junkie,,,look at the video of him in his pajamas heading into the court room during his molestation trial. He was out of it,,,and they dragged his sorry ass out of bad,,,,and to court under threat of arrest if he did not show up
And his family is a bunch of liars,,,they say they knew nothing...One lies the other swears to it,,,,
Get those poor kids away from the whole jackson bunch,,,,,and to a loving family,,,THAT UNDERSTANDS SOME TRUTH IN THIS LIFE.
What a sick bunch

1841 days ago
60.

sternbo    

it must be a slow day for you harvey,this is old news,news flash mj had drug a problem,most of his employees and dr death helped kill him off,god bless the ones who refused,the family tried but perhaps not hard enough,he needed a dr Phil,or dr pinsky would have been his best hope,promise of a new day never came,very sad story.

1841 days ago
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