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Arnie Klein: I Did Not Betray Michael Jackson

5/3/2010 7:37 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Dr. Arnold Klein -- Michael Jackson's long-time best friend and physician -- tells TMZ he did not betray Michael Jackson by claiming to TMZ that MJ had an affair with Klein's office manager ... and he's freaked out that he's getting "a lot of horrible death threats."

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Klein and office manager Jason Pfeiffer were featured on "Extra" a few days ago -- during the interview Pfeiffer claimed to have had a romantic relationship with MJ.

Klein called in during TMZ Live last Friday, and said Michael was gay and Jason was "the love of his life."

On Saturday, Klein told TMZ he does not believe he betrayed Jackson because Jackson never tried to hide his sexuality. We called Klein out on his statement, because it seems to us MJ went to extreme lengths to keep his sexuality a secret.

Klein told us Saturday, "Was he gay? Yes." He then went on to say his declaration is meant to shoot down rumors that Jackson was a pedophile. And, Klein says, as far as he knows, Jason's alleged two-month relationship is the only gay relationship Jackson ever had.

Pfeiffer says, "Michael was not ashamed of his sexuality."

Klein and Pfeiffer say they have received numerous "horrible death threats" since their statements became widely public this week. They have both been in touch with the FBI and now say they have bodyguards.

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2251.

Renne    

First and most important Mr. Jackson with with the father above. So what different does it make if he were. The only person that Michael has to answer to is his father in Christ so if you people don't have anything else to do is start rumor SHAME ON YOU!!!! Let this man rest in peace, and try not to disgrace his name of cause any hurt to his three young children.

1311 days ago
2252.

Gsharon 710    

LYING ASS DOCTOR.........Get him Katherine. Dude and office manager was probably doing the do. Who knows if one of them were not responsible for pushing extra meds to Michael that night. I hope MJJ is still alive from the overdose and blow chit their way for lying.

1246 days ago
2253.

Jes    

Interesting link on the subject: http://acoupleofthoughs.blogspot.com/

1245 days ago
2254.

Omar    

Who know if MJ was really a gay person or not. For the people that judge sexuality: Why hate people that is gay, lebs., trans, and bi. What if the homosexual people started talking about you be straight? What if life was opposite and you was the wrong people". Give everybody a chance, instead of blowing them off and dissing them. For everybody: Don't hate that it could be true and leave Jason alone. Who know if MJ was trying to save his career because people have a problem with how others choose to live their life. MJ would want his death to be peaceful and the life of Jason to be the same, if he was in a relationship with him. For the people who is talking about how Jason look: It shouldn't matter how the person may look. The most important thing is the person inner- self, feelings, and heart. Jason isn't a bad looking guy for your FYI. PEOPLE NEED TO GO GET A LIFE AND KEEP THEIR NOT IMPORTANT OPINIONS OUT.


"On the other hand, I BELIEVE MJ DOCTOR, DR. ARNOLD KLEIN KILLED HIM".

1244 days ago
2255.

mychelle    

OH MEU DEUS!!!!Ele nao foi.....
depois q ele MORREU todo o MUNDO quer ser parente dele,AMANTE dele ou coisa parecida... Chega gente isso cansa!!

1242 days ago
2256.

baileyoloughlin    

mj is not gay you butholes he is a nice guy he loves his fans and kids and his doctor killed him by giving mj more drugs and mj might of thought he was not going to die so his doctor is a killer and i think he is in jail for doing that to the king of pop and all my bff says he is not gay.

1081 days ago
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