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La Toya on Dr. Murray -- Don't Hire the 'Murderer'

11/24/2009 11:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

La Toya Jackson is still in attack mode over her brother's death -- shredding Dr. Conrad Murray last night and warning, "Nobody should hire him."

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Last night outside of Boa Steakhouse, Michael Jackson's sister blasted the doc -- who just returned to work yesterday -- saying "Dr. Murray murdered my brother and it was wrong."

As we previously reported, most of his patients are actually excited to have him back.

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76.

Cathy    

People make fun of La Toya, but the fact is that Michael loved her and forgave her a long time ago. She stood by him nearly EVERY DAY during the 2005 trial. More than Janet (who was only there the first day and the day of the verdict) did. The fact is that La Toya is right on this issue. Essentially, Michael was murdered via gross medical negligance. Did Michael choose to take these drugs? Yes! Is he partly responsible for his own demise? Of course! Does that let Dr. Murray off the hook? Hell no! Just because Michael asked for the drugs does not make it ok for Murray to oblige and not even bother to monitor properly. If Michael asked Murray to push him off a bridge, would he have done that too no questions asked? Murray needs to be charged and punished if for no other reason than to prevent other greedy doctors from doing this to another celebrity who has the money to pay them. First Elvis, now Michael. How many more times is this gonna happen? Even Elvis' doctor got his license taken away. Murray should forfeit his license and spend a few months in jail. Maybe that will deter other doctors who have no sense of morality.

1690 days ago
77.

DLDDVEGAS    

listen up all you people who do not know dr. murray... he did not "murder" michael jackson... do you actually think he would ever do anything to harm michael jackson nor anyone for that matter!!!
i do know dr. murray.. he is a respectfull , caring, very well liked doctor and friend to so many...myself being one..
there was NO INTENT here... this was an accident...
dr. murray was friends with michael jackson aside from being his doctor,. and dr. murray loved michael just like the rest of his friends and family and fans..
dr. murray saved thousands of lives of patients over the years .. this was an accident... and don't forget michael had been using and abusing drugs of all types way before dr. murray even came on as his heart dr..
this man would not hurt ANYONE!!!!
when you want to talk about murderers.. look at oj simpson.. the pre meditated horrific murder of his wife and her friend... and he was found NOT GUILTY.. when the evidence clearly showed he killed her and her friend...that was MURDER!!! not this... get a grip... michael died acccidentally as was in the cards due to his continuous drug addiction that his family (latoya) turned an eye to..
i also met latoya.. she is one insane looney tune.. so ... anything coming from her you have to know is not true and just looking to blame someone else...

1690 days ago
78.

Cautious    

Some of you are commenting that the family's intervention was weak. Yes this is true and no they cannot just simply move on.

You would not 'just move on' if it were someone in your family who was not treated medically properly and died as a result.

It is so different when the shoe is on the other foot.

No, Dr Murray should not be permitted to continue to practise medicine. I think it is time the US law stops this kind of 'death by doctors' when it comes to celebrities.

Not just because it's MJ - but it is time for justice.

So again I say to the Jackson family - tell that mountain to get out of the way.

1690 days ago
79.

supersniffy    

Next Patient Please!.....Janet! You're Next!!! LaToya Next!!!

1690 days ago
80.

Ken Stepp    

MJ offed himself. Give me more drugs !!!!! He was an addict that died the way most addicts do. These people live in another dimension or something. Jackson used his star power and money to manipulate everyone around him. This Doctor didn't do anymore than he was ordered to do by Jackson.

1690 days ago
81.

tanya    

LaToya you are ABSOLUTELY right...Dr.Murray SHOULD NOT practice.

RIP MJ
Love the Jackson's

1690 days ago
82.

tanya    

#98 MJfan, you said it WELL.

RIP MJ
Love the Jackson's

1690 days ago
83.

twilightmom    

Ken Stepp--
Yes I posted this earlier, but obviously you didn't see it. When a Dr. is involved in the administration of a medication and there is a fatal outcome, the burden of responsibility lies with the patient if they are an "addict" and the Dr. as well.
Step--
385. For those who believe that MJ's death was his fault and Murray was not at fault, please consider this. Yes, MJ asked for it but this is the deal. A medical "professional" gave Propofol through an IV into MJ's blood system. Propofol is a highly powerful anesthetic and can cause a reduction in respirations, when mixed with benzodiazepines the risk is greatly increased. This med should NEVER be given outside of a surgical suite nor without the proper equipment to monitor blood pressure, pulse, respirations, and oxygen saturation. And normally an intubation tube I'd used to maintain a patent airway and a ventilator to assist breathing. And above all, the patient is NEVER left alone at ANY time. In the medical field, the person who gives the med is the one who is held accountable for it. When a Dr. writes an order, it is the responsibility of the nurse who is going to give that med to make sure that order is right. If I for instance notice a mistake it is my responsibility to clarify that order with the Dr. and have it corrected. If he refuses to change it (it does happen) then I need to report this to the DNS or house nurse and refuse to give the med. If I give the med knowing it is wrong then I am held accountable for any negative outcome that occurs. This is negligence--the failure to act accordingly as someone else with the same training. (not the "official" verbatim but close enough to make my point). Dr. Murray was negligent in the fact that not only did he give the Propofol outside of the proper setting and without proper monitoring equipment, he failed to act IMMEDIATELY when finding his patient not breathing. He failed to call EMS as soon as the problem was noticed, he failed to start CPR immediately and once he did begin compressions he was doing it WRONG, he lied to the medics or withheld crucial information in regards to what he had given MJ. "If" his heart and lungs had stopped recently then antidotes for those meds could have been given and could have possibly been effective. Did Murray "murder" Mj--no, but he DID kill him because he was negligent straight across the board in everything he did.

1690 days ago
84.

Cher    

I ain't no Holla-back girl...
But wait a minute...what's this I read? Someone actually thinks that Dr. Murder, er ah, Murray is actually competent?
To #97 "Donna Lyn" and Ken Stepp: Friends of the doctor are you? I am totally sympathetic to your situation. Sympathetic that you actually call this 'person' a doctor and friend. Sympathetic that you are under the care of someone who is a cardiologist but doesn't know basic CPR. Sympathetic that neither you nor he has enough scruples to realize that whether the doctor intentionally took Michael's life or not, HE WAS THE DOCTOR ADMINISTERING THE PROPOFOL, THE CORONER RULED THE DEATH WAS BY ACUTE PROPOFOL INTOXICATION WHICH YOUR FRIENDLY DOCTOR ADMITTED GIVING TO MICHAEL!!
Sorry to scream at you. It's not that I'm not sympathetic--you have your right to cry and mourn the treatment of your doctor just as we have the right to mourn the loss of our beloved icon, Michael. Maybe you're sad because you lost the ability to be treated by your doctor and had to find another connection, er ah, physician but consider this: he's still alive, Michael is not. Murray will be able to enjoy Turkey with his family (of sorts,) Michael's children eat alone. Murray will be able to unwrap presents from his 7 "street kids" and various "baby-mama's", while Michael's children have only the company of Jermajesty and the other "Jerm's". You get the point.
Bottom line, we all have loved ones and friends who do wrong and we realize they're wrong and keep loving them WITHOUT DENYING THEIR WRONGDOING. Your defense of Conrad Murray is understandable as a friend, but misguided as a human being. Regardless of how you feel about him you have to remember; HIS ACTIONS TOOK A HUMAN LIFE, something he has to pay for and you have to accept. Furthermore, if you're offended by what fans and supporters of justice say about your doctor, I suggest you don't come to these boards. I hate to say that but I do because I know it will only make your life miserable when you have to read over and over again: DR. MURRAY IS A MURDERER!! Think that's bad? Just wait for his trial.
...............SIMMERING...................
Peace--MICHAEL/ILUVU2INFINITY

1690 days ago
85.

mimifang    

Dirty World.

1689 days ago
86.

Cecelia    

I'm with Latoya, I hope they take his license away before it happens to someone else. It's terrible. This kind of thing is happening in this country more often then you know, and it needs to be stopped pronto. I support you Latoya and your family. I just wish they'd catch all involved in this whole thing. There's a whole lot that just doesn't make sense. But, the truth will prevail. They will get to the bottom of it! I just hope and pray it doesn't take much longer and that no one else dies in the meantime.

1686 days ago
87.

jenn    

latoya was made to lie by her (devil) husband. they were going to write a book of lies for money. he would kill her if she did not say bad things on mj. mj is 100% innocent!

1682 days ago
88.

jenn    

LATOYA WAS IT WORTH HAVING TO LIE ABOUT YOUR BROTHER. I KNOW YOU WERE MADE TO ACCUSE MJ BY YOUR HATEFUL HUSBAND. BOTH OF YOU WROTE A BOOK OF LIES AND BLACKMAILED MJ FOR LOTS OF $$$$$$$$$$$$. GREEDY EVIL MAN. HUSBAND TOLD YOU IF YOU DON'T TELL LIES ABOUT MJ HE WOULD KILL YOU. 15 YEARS LATER YOU SAY THAT HE WAS NOT GOD BUT HE WAS GODLIKE. HE WAS VERY GOOD. YOU JUST REDEEMED YOURSELF WITH THAT TRUTH. I DON't HATE you SO MUCH AFTER THAT.

1682 days ago
89.

Manuela    

i agree with you LATOYA!!! THIS MONSTER!!! KILLED YOU LOVING , CARING BROTHER THE WHOLE WORLD IS MISSING HIM VERY MUCH!!!! what is wrong with american justice??????? it has been almost 7 months since mike death!! and nothing has been done so far! why??? how many more evidence do they need?? he gave our Angel s...o many drugs on 1 night! stupid aneducation prick!!!!

1635 days ago
90.

PD    

"#96 get a grip... michael died acccidentally as was in the cards due to his continuous drug addiction that his family (latoya) turned an eye to.. "

No, you get a grip with your BS... nothing was in his cards... other than to give awesome concerts in London... MJ died because he employed a incompetent doc, who put him to sleep like an unwanted street dog!

1674 days ago
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