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Jackson Seemed High After Leaving Docs

7/10/2009 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson used to leave the offices of various doctors looking "out of it," according to a former bodyguard who was interviewed by detectives during the 2004 child molestation investigation.

Chris Carter, a former Jackson bodyguard, was interviewed by detectives from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department. Carter told detectives he would drive Jackson to doctors' offices in New York, Florida and California. The Sheriff's documents, obtained by TMZ, say "[Carter] named Dr. [Arnold] Klein, Dr. [Allan] Metzger, Dr. Barney from Solvang, Dr. Saunders and Dr. Farshchian."

The notes continue, "Carter described JACKSON as being sharp and 'in tune' prior to the doctor visits and afterward he would be out of it and sedated."

The notes also say "Dr. Farshchian told him that JACKSON was addicted to Demerol, but said he was giving JACKSON a placebo to wean him off."

Carter talks of an incident where Jackson was intoxicated in a hotel room and fell on his face. Carter said he confronted Jackson and spoke with him about his drug problem for an hour. Carter said Jackson denied having a problem. According to the notes, "Carter said he told Jackson he was not comfortable in getting prescriptions for him." Carter says he then quit being Jackson's bodyguard as a result.

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fish taco    

No Way!
Not MJ!
He never took drugs or diddled little boys.

1900 days ago
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singermagic1    

sad, all these people around him but no one was able to get him into detox where he needed to be

1900 days ago
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fish taco    

They have been feeding that wiger dope for years.
It was just a matter of time.

1900 days ago
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Alibaba    

Really good father here. Poor kids.

1900 days ago
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Bring him Down    

$ony payed the doctors to kill MJ so they get back the catalogue!
LOOK INTO THIS TMZ!!!!

1900 days ago
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fish taco    

He has pubic hair for sideburns.
No wonder he was bummed out.
He so despritely wanted to be white...
Sorry bro
For Shizzle My Nizzle

1900 days ago
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Annoyed    

How sad, it seems that everyone knew about his severe addiction to drugs, yet no one really stood up to him and got him the help he needed. Its called throwing in the towel and giving up, that is what Lisa Marie Presley did, its what his family did, and its people like Debbie Rowe who gave him children that should be looking in the mirror.....for what did her and Micheal think they were doing by bringing kids into his painful world...he is now gone and they are really orphans. How sad for them, micheal had a good heart but he was lost and in pain. I watched the video "Heal the world" tonight and it made me cry, he had such talent and he could have done so many more amazing things with that talent.

1900 days ago
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justmyimagination    

TMZ ....Please remove the racist comments above. It's so nauseating to read that garbage.

1900 days ago
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blues fan    

They couldn't get him into detox because he didn't want to be there -- he was in denial, and there's only so much you can do to help a person who won't admit he has a problem; those who did try to speak the truth to him got shut out of his life as punishment. He was an addict, and unfortunately his life ended because of it. Don't call me a "hater", I admired his talent and I think it's sad that he died so young and left behind 3 children who will miss him forever. But the truth is, he was addicted to some heavy-duty meds and, as with all addicts, the desire/need for the drugs clouded his judgment and ruined his health. The doctors who supplied the drugs certainly played a part but they can't take all of the blame.

1900 days ago
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Anon    

Fell on his face. So...say he had several surgeries and the bridge of his nose was weakened. Would that cause his nose further damage? Would that explain why at some point in the photos, his nose looks noticeably made up or has bandages, etc.?

1900 days ago
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Annoyed    

Please everyone....have some respect for Micheal...he has died, he has left this world far to early. Its WRONG to say anything negative about him when you never knew him. The only thing you and the rest of the world knows about him, is from the media, and lets face it, they are wrong most of the time. Rest in peace Micheal.

1900 days ago
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mj fan    

Its funny these so called Michael's friends come on TV and talk about him. Real friends are supposed to help their friends when they are in trouble not ignore them. Or talk about their problems when they are gone.

The people close to Michael should have helped him. Addicts don't admit their problems even if they knew. Plus he's taking things a doctor has given.

There is a letter of information regarding to be clean and get help. Maybe Michael wanted to get help and get clean. But you need a lot of support and love and encouragement to go into that. I think he didn't have that. Sad.

1900 days ago
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marie cornel    

MICHAEL WAS A HUMAN BEING WHO WAS BEING DEMONIZED DURING THAT CHILD MOLESTRATION CASE. HE WAS
(as one of his lawyers said) 'a sitting duck'. BECAUSE HE WAS NAIVE TO THINK HE COULD OPEN HIS HOME TO CHILDREN FREELY AND WITH CARING LOVE, AND NOT HAVE SOME MONEY-HUNGRY PREDATORS SEIZE AN OPPORTUNITY. When you have that kind of money, fame and popularity, somebody will find someway to use it against you. SO WITH ALL THE
STRESS HE ENDURED SEVERAL YEARS AGO, I AM NOT SURPRISED BY THIS NEWS.
I PREDICT WE WILL FIND OUT THAT MICHEAL'S SITUATION WAS SIMILIAR TO HEATH LEDGER. HE TOOK TOO MUCH
OF THE WRONG STUFF. HE KNEW THAT DRUG MIGHT BE BAD FOR HIS HEART, SO HE HAD A CARDIOLOGIST ON STAND-BY. BUT NOT IN TIME OR IT WAS THE DOCTOR HIMSELF WHO PRESCRIBED THE WRONG THING AND DIDN'T
GIVE A DAMN ABOUT MICHEAL'S OVERALLL CONDITION.

1900 days ago
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marie cornel    

ANOTHER THING: I THINK WE NEED TO KEEP TALKING ABOUT THIS BECAUSE HE WAS PREPARING TO RESTART
HIS CAREER. HE WAS NOT SUICIDAL OR GIVING UP. HE WAS COMING BACK. HE WAS SHOWING BRAVERY AND
STRENGHT. THEN SUDDENLY HE'S GONE! WE NEED TO KEEP TALKING UNTIL JUSTICE IS DONE AND THE TRUTH BE TOLD.
WE HAVE LOST A GEM.....A GIFTED ARTISTS WHO EVEN IN DEATH, IS STILL BRINGING JOY TO PEOPLE WITH HIS
MUSIC. I AM PERSONALLY VERY UPSET AND WANT TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF IT. I ADORED MICHAEL. SO MANY MANY PEOPLE DID.

1900 days ago
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Linda Mott    

It's HIGH time we nail and jail these "doctors".

1899 days ago
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