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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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Barb    

What part don't they understand, Murry was still reckless By having the propofol inside the home, he did not have the proper revival equipment, and left MJ alone after he (Murry) injected said propofol along with other drugs to MJ.

I sure hope a jury see's right threw this BS.

1570 days ago
47.

John    

So MJ had a habit of self medicating when the DR. was out of the room... this is a joke... but lets say for a minute this is true.. I have a question for the Dr. then... Why leave the room?
this Dr. was an enabler who has gotten himself busted. what a tool.

1570 days ago
48.

meihe05    

If Jackson just wanted what he wanted, why did he need a doctor? This doctor is a liar. He should be sentenced to death immediately.

1570 days ago
49.

steph    

Here we go again.. time to drag Michael's name through the mud once more. This time to try to cover this morons ass. This story is such BS... I don't know if Michael drank Coke or not (it doesn't seem his thing, but what do I know?) but whether or not he did, this is a ridiculous defense even if he did "demand it" and then complain of insomnia.. like.. this is crap. Utter crap. And Murray's defense is crap too. Can't wait to watch a medical expert tear that apart in, like, a second and a half.

Please, media. Please do not do this to him again. His name has been through enough...

1570 days ago
50.

Barb    

All the cops have to due is pull up some of MJ's video's like the one when his team surprised him for his birthday. You can clearly see MJ is drinking orange juice.

1570 days ago
51.

Simon    

Who Cares???? Michael Jackson demanded his "Milk"! That freak was asking for death! This doctor did what he was told... so the King of Pop died because of it... to freaking bad!! BYE MICHAEL!!! You pervert! Was brought to court on child molestation charges not once but TWICE!!! Why were no girls ever alleged being molested by YOUR king of pop??? Because he was GAY AND A PERVERT!!! I'm gay and would never have ideas of sex with young boys. He's dead... good riddance before his own boys get of an age to molest... Everything about MJ makes me want to vomit!! What a predator... got off scott free like that other guilty f*ck, OJ!! I'm happy WACKO JACKO is dead.

1570 days ago
52.

Terry    

Dr. Murray is a scapegoat! MJ was killed by the bankers he owed money to. They needed money after the banks failed, and they though they could get it from his estate.

1570 days ago
53.

Glenda in Texas    

That's a lie. Michael Jackson didn't drink sodas.

1570 days ago
54.

Thunder Thighs    

Dr Murray....did you really need to go to the bathroom when you had just administered anaesthetic to your patient Michael? Wouldn't the correct procedure be to stay by his side, or at least have a nurse stay with him. In such a serious situation you shouldn't have even thought about going to the bathroom when someone's life is in your hands.


Perhaps it is you with the demanding personality, wanting what you want when you want it.......Michael is dead not you!!

Gross negligence, no duty of care, recklessness of the first order.

The autopsy stands on its own as a document to be trusted in this trial. Michael died from Acute Propofol Intoxication AT THE HANDS OF ANOTHER. He was a healthy male; none of his organs were affected by drug abuse.

This is a conspiracy of the highest order.

Go Joe Jackson and seek justice for your son. I know I would for mine.

God bless you Michael...you are in a better and safer place.

Annie-I'm-NOT-okay

1570 days ago
55.

Simon    

All the cops have to due is pull up some of MJ's video's like the one when his team surprised him for his birthday. You can clearly see MJ is drinking orange juice.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/04/05/michael-jackson-conrad-murray-manslaughter-trial-defense-coca-cole-caffeine-addiction/4#comments#ixzz0kCeUR6U9

Too bad THAT orange juice wasn't spiked with rat poison. however, no matter, he died eventually so all is well.


1570 days ago
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Thunder Thighs    

That's a lie. Michael Jackson didn't drink sodas.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/04/05/michael-jackson-conrad-murray-manslaughter-trial-defense-coca-cole-caffeine-addiction/4#c26841172#ixzz0kCewqe1Q


How the F#$K do YOU know? were you there everytime he put liquid to his mouth/ You don't know dick so STFU.

1570 days ago
57.

Adi    

Ohhh baaa haa haaahaaa...this is just sooo funny.

Michael Jackson isn't dead.

The Greatest Show on Earth continues.

See you on the other side everyone - I think we are going down a rabbit hole on the 5th April..

LOVE you Michael.

1570 days ago
58.

Barb    

Yea and it would be even better if you & some of the others joined him. Spew your hate with someone else because I'm not interested.

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Too bad THAT orange juice wasn't spiked with rat poison. however, no matter, he died eventually so all is well.


Posted at 2:05AM on Apr 5th 2010 by tellit


1570 days ago
59.

SadSadSad    

On the one hand, we hear what a health nut MJ was-only eating vegeterian meals, healthy foods, no sodas and fasting 1-2 days a week.....on the other hand, we hear he drank massive amounts of soda and used drugs to sleep.....for every person that comes forward to say he drank soda to excess you can get another who will come forward to say they NEVER saw him consume anything but vegetables and wouldn't let junk food in his house.....this guy was a chamilian......probably couldn't sleep because his mind was soooo busy trying to keep one step ahead of all his fabrications...seems like HE didn't know who he was or was afraid to BE who he was...he changed actions, words, clothes, beliefs, houses, friends, doctors, and facial features as many times a day as needed to keep the ruse up and not face his demons. It was easier to change his being than to look inside and find and fill the hole in his soul.....SO SAD!

1570 days ago
60.

Simon    

Barb,

who cares if YOU are interested or not/ STFU bitch!!!!!

WACKO JACKO is dead, "PETERPAN" CHOSE TO LIVE IN A DRUG INDUCED FANASTY LAND..SO NO ONE IS TO BLAME EXCEPT MJ. MOVE ON or F#$k off!!!!!!.

1570 days ago
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