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MJ's Dad: AEG Has Blood On Its Hands

6/18/2010 7:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

AEG put such pressure on Michael Jackson to perform for his London concerts, they effectively forced Dr. Conrad Murray to heavily sedate the singer so he could get rest, which ultimately led to his death ... this according to documents filed with the California Medical Board and obtained by CNN.

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According to the 169-page complaint, filed by attorney Brian Oxman on behalf of Joe Jackson, Michael had only sporadically attended rehearsals for the show, leading to a showdown with Michael Jackson on June 18 in which an AEG exec allegedly threatened to "pull the plug" on Jackson's rented home and fire Dr. Murray.

The complaint alleges Murray -- who was allegedly promised $150,000 a month by AEG --  immediately began fueling Jackson with heavy sedatives, including Valium, Ativan, Versed and Propofol so the singer could sleep. 

As we first reported, Murray gave Jackson Propofol virtually every night for six weeks -- until Michael died.

The complaint alleges AEG knew the dangers of Murray's treatment but ordered full steam ahead.  And, according to the complaint, AEG turned a blind eye to Murray's request for life saving equipment. 

The complaint claims AEG was effectively practicing medicine without a license, by forcing Murray to take radical medical steps to protect the show.

The complaint claims, "Had AEG not violated California law and fulfilled its promise to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation equipment and a nurse, Michael Jackson would not have died on June 25th."

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211.

jenny    

Cute! Good night all.......



Posted at 10:29 PM on Jun 18, 2010 by tone




YOU'RE A FREAK!

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212.

Vanessa    

jenny
I agree with you..I saw a man who was being pulled to a car to get away from the mob and cameras, not someone who had to be held up!



He seemed to move around well in this is it, nobody carried him on the stage nobody held him up to the microphone!



They need to leave the man alone he had been thin the last couple years, Geez they make him sound like he was drugged up and so thin he could not walk or talk!!

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213.

Tellit    

16 August 2009
Joe Jackson - Joe Jackson 'Tried To Get Michael Sectioned'
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JOE JACKSON secretly tried to get his son MICHAEL sectioned last year (08) - because he feared the star's alleged addiction to drugs would kill him.
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The King Of Pop passed away in June (09) and reports claim prescription drugs were involved in his death.
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Joe Jackson reportedly tried to intervene and get the singer into a psychiatric rehabilitation centre - but his wife Katherine blocked the move.
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Family friend Geraldine Hughes tells Britain's News Of The World newspaper, "Joe was trying to save his son's life by getting him help. He knew more than anyone else the extent of Michael's drug problems.
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"One day he barged in on Michael who was clearly on drugs. Joe phoned me expressing his concerns and that he wanted to take action.
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"In the U.S. you can get a court order to make the person in trouble get help. Joe felt he needed the backing of the family - but everyone refused, insisting Michael was okay. I believe this is why he died in the end."
http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/story/joe-jackson-tried-to-get-michael-sectioned_1113032
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Kate didn't want the media coverage or the disruption of the money train that a section would cause....and Joe wanted the section so he would have control over Michael Jacksons assets....and Kate didn't want that either.

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214.

lap123    

I found out something very interesting today I wanted to share. Since Michael died there has been so many stories and books about him. Some who called him a "friend" in life has done him so much of an injustice after his death. Then there are others, I'm sure, that told stories that are completely made up.




The first thing I thought was why did they all wait until Michael was died before they came out with these stories and books? Then after a while I started wondering why no one was taking legal action to stop these stories and books from coming out?




Well, while reading a writer's magazine I stumbled on the answers to these questions in an article about writing a memoir.




First Answer: Only living people can sue for defamation; heirs cannot make a claim about a deceased relative's reputation.




Second Answer: Invasion of Privacy as with defamation, only living people can sue for invasion of privacy.




In short anyone can tell any story or write any book they want to about Michael Jackson as long as they haven't signed something stating they won't (confidentiality agreement) , can find someone welling to publish it, and have someone who will read it.




I'm not sure if the estate would have a legal route by saying these people are using Michael's name, likeness, or image to make a profit. I'm sure that would be a very big legal stretch to bring that case. So what I am saying since Michael's death you really need to look at the source you are getting your information from even more now than ever.




Still MissingMJ

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215.

Cherwood    

We're Talking Danger, baby.....
Now, we're getting somewhere! Thing is, it's obvious AEG had a hand in this because there's no way they saw Michael and thought everything was ok. And I'm not talking about his thinness, I'm talking about the fact that he looked healthy at times on TII, but then there were times when he looked dehydrated and short of breath.
It would be easy to see why AEG would support Murray giving Michael benzos and Propofol, however, this story has a discrepancy:
-Murray only treated Michael the last 2 wks of his life, not 6 wks.
If you read AEG's contract with Michael, you see what they have to gain by pushing Michael to do the concerts--$86 mil ++!!
Matter of fact, the contract shows that the ONLY way AEG would make out better is if Michael DIES in the midst of their contract. In this situation, they got to collect Insurance (they were covered for half of the 50 shows), the advance to Michael, and they got to do anything in order to recoup their losses (TII film, DVDs and CD, Memorabilia Tour, Tour Apparel and paraphernalia, the rights to anything with This Is It--not to mention that Randy Phillips, Tim Leiweke and Paul Gongaware--all AEG execs, were listed as Producers of the film so they got paid that way, too.
So they were able to make millions without even producing one performance!!!
As for that "showdown" AEG had with Michael, I think it must be true because I read about it last week in another report. Actually, that one stated that Michael had refused to go to rehearsal and Frank DiLeo, his so-called long-time friend and mgr, came to his house and told him he had to come to rehearsal or he and MJ3 would have to MOVE OUT. Needless to say, Michael went to the rehearsal that day...
Not sure if Joe and Oxman can make these charges stick, but they have a better chance with this than the ones they came up with previously.
Personally, I think that AEG is getting off easy with this because it still can be explained away that they weren't aware of the consequences of their actions when actually I think they and other conspirators were fully aware of what they were doing. I think this is all part of a bigger plan that was set in motion as far back as 1988 when Michael purchased Neverland.
My other problem with this is that it supports the falsehood that Michael willingly took the Propofol. Based on my findings, I think Murray may have been giving Michael the Benzos prior to the 25th, but the Propofol was only given to him that fatal day AFTER he was already in distress due to dehydration. There were reports that stated Michael was in a coma, which means according to the AEG contract, they would have to pay his medical bills for as long as it took him to recover. This would also open them up for a wrongful death suit by the family once he did pass.
I think they had Murray give him that fatal dose of Propofol to end his life, then they put Nurse Cherilyn up to feeding the media that story knowing they would run with it. Unfortunately, their plan worked....until now....
Ask yourself a question: Why did the media--including TMZ, jump all over that story about Joe accusing Katherine....especially when he had already made those statements months ago--why report them now?
WAKE UP PEOPLE....WAKE UP!!!
No Peace till Justice!
MICHAEL--IL.O.V.E.U4EVER and MISS-U-SO-MUCH!!!

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216.

Cookie    

Posted at 7:28 PM on Jun 18, 2010 by Rose



Murray isn't crazy. His patients care wasn't important. He let MJ alone while he was being administered that stuff and then doesn't care enough to resuscitate is patient correctly. He didn't care. He has a history of selfish behavior- knocking up a list of women and not paying child support.



Don't let that man off by giving him some mental incapacitation defense. He actions say that he did not care.

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217.

janicebyrne    

Conny Murray killed Michael Jackson. He is 100% guilty but people like AEG, The lying Chandlers, The S***my scamming lying Arvizos, the lying greedy Martin Bashir,the lying greedy violent bully Old Joe, the lying greedy Klein, etc etc all have Michael's blood on their grubby greedy paws. Shame on them ALL.

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218.

Cookie    

How convenient that of all times AEG throws money at the city of LA for the memorial. It was a year ago and the LA's city Attorney has been arguing about this since last year. But they pay now that the heat is on them from Joe's claims. Throw money at a situation, AEG. It's what you're good at. But there won't alway be representatives in LA government that like money more than doing what is right.



Michael Jackson Should Not Be Dead



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TP3Jmw8ZYtM

1524 days ago
219.

Cherwood    

We're Talking Danger, Baby - pt. 2.......
-#21: Sheila, please tell us how you would KNOW he wasn't in control. Did you get that info from the news and tabloids who are controlled by AEG and it's partner-in-crime, Tom Barrack of Colony Capital?
There was nothing wrong with Michael other a few health issues before the culprits got hold of him. According to the Coroner, the only drugs he had in his system was the benzos and Propofol Murray gave him.
How is it you know more than the Coroner? Did you perfoem your own autopsy on him? Please people, DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE YOU MAKE EMBARRASSING COMMENTS!!!
-#23: Sorry, but it's no match for the BRILLIANCE of people like you who believe everything the Media tells them to...
-#29: Tone, c'mon now, you're better than that--you base this on what? DId you do a personal autopsy, too?
-#33: CloBird, you're missing the whole point of this. Joe and Oxman are simply throwing up red flags to expose AEG for what they are--MURDERERS!! It's not so much about the medical equipment as it is their determination to push Michael when they knew he didn't want to be pushed. If you saw TII, a tour of that calibre needed way more rehearsal and prep time than they gave it. And you can see on some of TII that Michael was dehydrated and short of breath--then there's the fact that they perpetrated a fraud by using body doubles in some of the scenes.
If you review CNN's transcripts where AC is Interviewing Randy Phillips of AEG< he asks him about whether Michael was given a physical and blood test and Phillips stated that "he was told" Michael passed with flying colors, but wasn't sure which tests he was given. He also stated the exams were done at the doctor's home, not an office where the exam could be verified and their story corroborated. So I think that physical probably never happened, either.
-#38: Cathy, not sure if you read many of the posts here, but on the last story like this one, I responded to you about this.
In essence, I encourage you to realize that the way Michael's life was played out in the press is not exactly the way it went down. I'm saying this to you because you and a few other long-time fans on here seem set on proclaiming that Michael was an addict consistently since '93 when there is no proof to support that. Many posters have also pointed out that the Coroner's report states that he was in good health with a few minor lung issues, and THE ONLY DRUGS IN HIS SYSTEM WERE THE ONES MURRAY GAVE HIM. It went on to state that he had NO SIGNS OF DRUG ABUSE!!
As for Michael's actions, he did not have any mental illnesses or conditions, he was simply a "Character" like many of us. We all have our quirks, but is that any reason for our families to have us "Sectioned"? I think what people forget is that Michael was a genius, and most geniuses I've known tend to march to their own drummer--nothing wrong with that, except we, especially the U.S tend to label people like this as being 'special' or 'Extra'. Well Michael was both those things in the best sense of the words.
BTW: I agree MIchael had some issues during the 2005 trial and a little after--who wouldn't, but I believe with the unconditional love of MJ3, was a healing power for him. If anything, his last years were a renaissance for him--to me he looked healthy and happy...until AEG, Barrack, Branca and Murray took their toll......
.................SIMMERING.............................

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220.

Cherwood    

We're Talking Danger, Baby - Pt.3.......
-#64: Cathy, I'm totally with you on this one. Matter of fact, It's great to see Joe doing something we can proud of him about. It takes real guts to go up against the biggest dogs in the Music Industry--AEG, Sony and Branca...
-#75: Tone, we already know about this. The Coroner also stated that the lung problem was not a serious one which, btw, Michael had since as far back as the late 70's. He speaks about it in his book, "Moonwalk".
-#79: Right Shae, and if you look at those CNN transcripts when Randy P. was interviewed he shows his true colors many times--especially when he's explaining how the no. of concert dates were increased and he says he called "A Mr. Tohme, who was managing Michael..." Now why would you call your ex-brother-inlaw, "A Mr. Tohme"? That right there shows you he's SHADY. He was clearly trying to distance himself from him.
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-#87: mj fan, AEG not only KNEW, but they PLANNED ON IT along with Barrack, Branca, DiLeo and Tohme. Please read the link below and OPEN UP YOUR EYES!!
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2009/05/deep-pockets-behind-michael-jackson.html
http://www.campaignforliberty.com/blog.php?view=33627
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-#105: Hey Bunny! It breaks my heart to say this, but Travis and Kenny Ortega HAD to know some of what was going on. No way could they work with him and Randy Phillips that closely, and not know. However, I don't think Payne knew about the overall plan to get rid of Michael. I know some people think it's far-fetched, but if you read the AEG contract and the 2002 Trust, you'll see that both sides benefitted from Michael's death WAY more than they would if he was alive and able to cancel out of shows due to illness or change of heart. And lest we forget, Tom Barrack-Colony Capital took part also in order to get his hands on Michael's share of Neverland and the Sony/ATV....
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-#112: Hey Jenny, Tohme returned the $5mil a few wks after MIchael passed, claiming he was "holding it for Michael". However, LaToya said there was more money at his house and valuable jewelry that was never recovered.......



-#113: Andthat'sthetruth, that story about Michael taking Prop on the History tour has been overrated. CNN cornered Dr, Nedil Ratner, Michael's dr. on the History Tour based on what they heard from an "inside source"--wonder who that was? Randy Phillps? ANyway, when they questioned Ratner, he said he didn't want to talk about it and he never admitted to giving Michael Prop. It so happens that Michael was having major pain during the History Tour and was on pain meds as a result. Anaesthetists are considered the best drs. for pain maagement...
-#125,126: Kim, Tohme either is with the Sandman or he IS the Sandman. Actually, if he's not the Sandman aka Cleaner, he may be hiding from him as he knows where all of the bodies are buried.
Daphne, Murray is cooperating to a degree because he's probably scared. On the other hand, he has the Trump card because he could spill everything at any time. I'm sure the "Circle is keeping close tabs on him which is no trouble for them as DA Cooley has had Anschutz of AEG and Tom Barrack of Colony donate money to his political campaign.....
No Peace till Justice!
MICHAEL--IL.O.V.E.U4EVER and MISS-U-SO-MUCH!!!

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221.

electriczipper    

instead of spending all this time trying to figure out what happened to michael jackson,,why not try and think of some ideas of what to do about the gulf and the oil problem???Mj is gone and noone is ever really going to pay and as time goes by he will fade into nothingless but life goes on..so channel your energy into something that will help the rest of us..im sure michael would have wanted that..because he did care about this earth..Just a thought

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222.

Siggisis    

"As we first reported, Murray gave Jackson Propofol virtually every night for six weeks -- until Michael died.



The complaint alleges AEG knew the dangers of Murray's treatment but ordered full steam ahead. And, according to the complaint, AEG turned a blind eye to Murray's request for life saving equipment.



The complaint claims AEG was effectively practicing medicine without a license, by forcing Murray to take radical medical steps to protect the show.



The complaint claims, "Had AEG not violated California law and fulfilled its promise to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation equipment and a nurse, Michael Jackson would not have died on June 25th."



The complaints are reasonable. GO JOE! Don´t let them get away with this!

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223.

electriczipper    

sis,,the dolphins are talking to you and telling you to channel your thoughts to a better and solveable problem

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224.

Siggisis    

242. sis,,the dolphins are talking to you and telling you to channel your thoughts to a better and solveable problem



Posted at 5:02 AM on Jun 19, 2010 by electriczipper



If you say so. Having a good day?

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225.

nazirmo    

The real culprit here has to be Dr. Murray because he is the one who gave Michael all those death medications - he could have opted not to - he chose to - he is a doctor - his act was a crime - how did he manage to keep his license to continue practising is beyond me ? He should be locked up in Jail.

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