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Jackson's Demanding Personality On Trial

4/5/2010 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

It sounds crazy, but Michael Jackson's Coca-Cola addiction may become a building block in Dr. Conrad Murray's legal strategy.

TMZ broke the story that Dr. Murray's defense will be that Michael Jackson caused his own death by pumping a lethal dose of Propofol into his own body during the time the doctor was out of the room.

Sources familiar with the defense strategy tell us one of the missions is to show that Michael Jackson was a demanding celebrity who wanted what he wanted when he wanted it, even if it posed a danger to himself.

One of the ways the defense will prove its point is with the famous soft drink. Jackson consumed massive quantities of Coca-Cola, knowing full well it was laden with caffeine and would make it next to impossible to fall asleep.

Our sources say the defense has numerous examples of situations where Jackson hyped himself up with caffeine from soda and then used drugs -- including Propofol -- as the ultimate sleeping solution.

The upshot -- Jackson was a guy who wanted instant gratification ... so the notion that he would wake up when Dr. Murray was out of the room, become frustrated and self-medicate with Propofol is consistent with his personality.

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481.

Duh    


If this is the real Deb.....you are amazing me more minute by minute! Could it be that Deb has come into her very own way of thinking for herself?


Posted at 5:32PM on Apr 5th 2010 by Tellit

Yes, Tellit, it is the real Deb. I have been watching comments closely the last month or so, including yours and grasshopper's (when he/she is here) and like I said, maybe I fell and hit my head but I am finally seeing things for what they really are. And most of it makes me sick. I still love Michael but that is not the issue. I now COMPLETELY understand what you meant when you would say fanatical moron fans LOL! I even borrowed that for one of my posts today! :)

1558 days ago
482.

Thunder Thighs    

Deb,
you know what??

maybe i haven't done any of those things, but at least, i don't talk shit and crap about someone who did. i actually give them credit for it and NOT discredit what they have done, condemn them for a crime they never commited and judge them, like, MJ haters do.

by LOOKING UP TO HIM FOR INSPIRATION, i mean, FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE and doing some good for this world. whenever i have the chance and ability, i will do my best to donate money; to save lives; to inspire others and put smiles on their faces. will YOU?? time will tell, i guess.

oh, btw, r u a hater? if so, what kind of sick pleasure do u get out of putting MJ and his fans down? does that make you feel good about yourself? if so, you need help for THAT!

1558 days ago
483.

Thunder Thighs    

Deb,

you know what??

maybe i haven't done any of those things, but at least, i don't talk shit and crap about someone who did. i actually give them credit for it and NOT discredit what they have done, condemn them for a crime they never commited and judge them, like, MJ haters do.

by LOOKING UP TO HIM FOR INSPIRATION, i mean, FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE and doing some good for this world. whenever i have the chance and ability, i will do my best to donate money; to save lives; to inspire others and put smiles on their faces. will YOU?? time will tell, i guess.

oh, btw, r u a hater? if so, what kind of sick pleasure do u get out of putting MJ and his fans down? does that make you feel good about yourself? if so, you need help for THAT!

1558 days ago
484.

Thunder Thighs    

Deb,

you know what??

maybe i haven't done any of those things, but at least, i don't talk shit and crap about someone who did. i actually give them credit for it and NOT discredit what they have done, condemn them for a crime they never commited and judge them, like, MJ haters do.

by LOOKING UP TO HIM FOR INSPIRATION, i mean, FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE and doing some good for this world. whenever i have the chance and ability, i will do my best to donate money; to save lives; to inspire others and put smiles on their faces.

what kind of sick pleasure do haters get out of putting MJ and his fans down? does that make them feel good about themselves? if so, they need help for THAT!

1558 days ago
485.

Thunder Thighs    

Deb,

you know what?? maybe i haven't done any of those things, but at least, i don't talk shit and crap about someone who did. i actually give them credit for it and NOT discredit what they have done, condemn them for a crime they never commited and judge them, like, MJ haters do.

by LOOKING UP TO HIM FOR INSPIRATION, i mean, FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE and doing some good for this world. whenever i have the chance and ability, i will do my best to donate money; to save lives; to inspire others and put smiles on their faces.

what kind of sick pleasure do haters get out of putting MJ and his fans down? does that make them feel good about themselves? if so, they need help for THAT!

1558 days ago
486.

OhWell    

Awww Deb,Your Making Me Blush.


Thanks Sweetie

1558 days ago
487.

BILLIE JEAN    

Well, I have heard it all now. I drink caffeine all day long, so if I am an addict, then I am a caffeine addict! Poor Michael, being dragged through the mud again! By the way, show me one person on this planet that does'nt want INSTANT gratification--where did this story come from? I don't believe it for a minute! As for Michael killing himself, the coronors report says that did not happen!! Maybe the defense will use this excuse about Cola-cola, so everyone can see how STUPID they are and show everyone how GUILTY Murray is of murder!!!!!

JUSTICE for Michael and his 3 precious children--Prince, Paris and Blanket!!!!!!!!!!1

1558 days ago
488.

Thunder Thighs    

Deb,

you know what??

maybe i haven't done any of those things, but at least, i don't talk shit and crap about someone who did. i actually give them credit for it and NOT discredit what they have done, condemn them for a crime they never commited and judge them, like, MJ haters do.

by LOOKING UP TO HIM FOR INSPIRATION, i mean, FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE and doing some good for this world. whenever i have the chance and ability, i will do my best to donate money; to save lives; to inspire others and put smiles on their faces.

what kind of sick pleasure do haters get out of putting MJ and his fans down? does that make them feel good about themselves? if so, they need help for THAT!

1558 days ago
489.

Thunder Thighs    

Deb,

you know what??

maybe i haven't done any of those things, but at least, i don't talk shit and crap about someone who did. i actually give them credit for it and NOT discredit what they have done, condemn them for a crime they never commited and judge them, like, MJ haters do.

by LOOKING UP TO HIM FOR INSPIRATION, i mean, FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE and doing some good for this world. whenever i have the chance and ability, i will do my best to donate money; to save lives; to inspire others and put smiles on their faces.

what kind of sick pleasure do haters get out of putting MJ and his fans down? does that make them feel good about themselves? if so, they need help for THAT!

1558 days ago
490.

Thunder Thighs    

Deb,

you know what??

maybe i haven't done any of those things, but at least, i don't talk shit and crap about someone who did. i actually give them credit for it and NOT discredit what they have done, condemn them for a crime they never commited and judge them, like, MJ haters do.

by LOOKING UP TO HIM FOR INSPIRATION, i mean, FOLLOWING HIS EXAMPLE and doing some good for this world. whenever i have the chance and ability, i will do my best to donate money; to save lives; to inspire others and put smiles on their faces. will YOU?? time will tell

what kind of sick pleasure do haters get out of putting MJ and his fans down? does that make them feel good about themselves? if so, they need help for THAT!

1558 days ago
491.

rainbow4321    


88. Barb -- Can you be more specific as to how that would work? Are you saying the Propofol wasn't in the IV bag, but was coming from somewhere else? Where was the 'supply' of Propofol that was feeding the IV tube located? I am trying to get a visual on how that would look/work, whether MJ could reach it.

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81. Wasn't it said in one of the other post that the port in the Iv tube was down by the ankle and the propofol was injected into that? That's why they didn't find any propofol in the actual tubing or the IV bag. I don't think Murry killed MJ on purpose but I do think he was very negligent.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/04/05/michael-jackson-conrad-murray-manslaughter-trial-defense-coca-cole-caffeine-addiction/6#c26841469#ixzz0kCrT6lHS


Posted at 2:58AM on Apr 5th 2010 by Romy


I know your question is directed at someone else but if I could share what I know about IV bags and tubing...
The main IV bag had no drug residue in it, nor did the majority of the mainline IV tubing. The only spot in the tubing that had propofol in it was down by what is called an injection port. The port is a rubber stopper that allows needles to be stuck into it so you can either hook a smaller IV bag/tubing into it, or you can just squirt a syringeful of drug thru the rubber stopper.
It was below the rubber stopper that they found the propofol.
Because of that, there are 2 possible conclusions: either ther was a second, smaller bag filled with propofol that was plugged into that injection port or he took a syringe and squirted it into that rubber stopper which then flowed into MJ's vein.



Odds are, the syringe couldn't hold enough to saturate the body with the drug, once the drug finished getting pushed in, within a few minutes he would have woken up cuz you need a continuous flow to stay under.
Eliminate the syringe theory, what you have left is the smaller second bag of the drug was used and plugged into that rubber stopper. No machine to control that drug flow, it flowed in at an incorrect drip rate and overdosed MJ.
That rubber stopper is towards the bottom of the main tubing..hard for a person to reach when the IV itself is back behind the knee.








1558 days ago
492.

marvin    

lol anybody who supports Murray or believes his defense strategy is dumb and gullible as hell. Any anesthesiologist will tell you that the story is absurb. Matter of fact, they had an anesthesiologist on CNN the other day who talked about how it would be very unlikely for michael to have done this to himself..

Murray is just digging his whole deeper and deeper.

1558 days ago
493.

Warren    

I thought MJ was a pepsi man. Hooked on Coca-Cola is no joke. An addict could be addicted to many types of drugs including Coca-Cola.

1558 days ago
494.

Donna    

Dr. Murray is addicted to money and despite knowing all this supposed stuff about Michael Jackson - disregarded Patient safety for money.

1558 days ago
495.

Thunder Thighs    

Complete bullshit, that's what this is. Tabloids are full of trash, especially TMZ.

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