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Joe Jackson -- Dr. Murray Held MJ Drug Intervention

8/25/2010 12:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Joe Jackson has re-filed his wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Conrad Murray -- and now claims Dr. Murray and AEG staged an intervention with Michael Jackson one week before he died.

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According to the new documents, Dr. Murray and representatives from AEG went to Michael Jackson's home on N. Carolwood Drive on June 18, 2009 -- and said they were there for a "drug intervention."

The suit claims during the meeting AEG demanded Michael "stop seeing Dr. Arnold Klein and stop taking the drugs Klein gave to him." They wanted Michael to "take only the medications being given to him by Conrad Murray."

According to the suit ... the intervention was intended to get Michael to adhere to Dr. Murray's drug regimen so he could get more sleep.  AEG thought Michael was missing rehearsals because of medications from Dr. Klein and other doctors.  

The suit also alleges that in the days leading up to Michael's death it was apparent he was getting weaker and weaker, at times seeming "drugged and disoriented."

The upshot of the lawsuit -- the intervention and general concern over MJ's drug use is proof Dr. Murray had no business administering Propofol and other drugs to the singer and that Dr. Murray knew he was playing with fire.



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107.

Cathy    

nan - I think you have to keep in mind when you watch TII that the movie is basically a series of rehearsal clips edited together. I think the editing process can present a picture that is misleading. Although he is thin, Michael looks pretty good in the movie in terms of energy. He certainly doesn't seem (in any of the clips) that he is under the influence. But then again, would you expect Kenny O or AEG to include clips in which Michael appears lethargic or like he is on something? Of course they wouldn't. Also, rumor has it that the movie was constructed from footage that only covers 4-5 days of rehearsal. What about all the other days throughout 3 months? What kind of condition was Michael in then and how many rehearsals did he blow off entirely? IMO, the movie does not really reflect the reality of what was going on at the end.

1429 days ago
108.

Shae    

@ #107 Cathy, your post is well taken. Again, I think its more to it than just hounding for a reunion or drug intervention. It does not all add up. Facts are sketchy at best in regards to MJ's death. Either the powers that be are trying to keep the truth from surfacing or we, the public, are being led astray purposely in an attempt to preserve an ounce of MJ's diginity. Regardless something is rotten in Denmark. I pray that the truth prevails!!!!

1429 days ago
109.

Vana    

@Marie AEG knew about MJ's drug "problem". They insured him for $17.5 million dollars but not for a natural death but specifically for a drug overdose death. How sinister is that? Also MJ kept large amounts of cash in a safe at the house. There is $4 million dollar in cash missing allegedly. Also where is the report on this four hour physical he took and passed, No one can find the report so the insurance company wanted to retest MJ when he arrived in London. That point is now moot.

1429 days ago
110.

Lee lee    

well i am watching this is it right now and the guy was amazing , especially since this is only him in rehearsals.
i look at some of this footage and he seems to be very confident and enjoying himself
dont know what to believe anymore. some people say he was very upset about all the concerts. but some other people say he would say that, but was really happy so many people wanted to still see him in concert. i would imagine after all the garbage he had been put through and people trying to destroy his reputation and in turn his career, it must have been very gratifying to see he still was loved by so many,even if the press was waiting with knives as he used to say..

Posted at 2:34 PM on Aug 25, 2010 by nan


Hi Nan

Yes, this was a very edited movie, So in some scenes I think Michael looks great, in other scenes he looks incredibly frail. I like to think that when I see him smiling up there on stage, he truely is enjoying himself. He had said many times before , that he felt very much alive when he was on the stage, and very loved.
I'm sure that there was enormous pressure on Michael. He was a perfectionist by nature, so no one would have been putting more pressure on Michael than Michael himself.
I'm sure in the back of his mind was the thought that people were just waiting to tear down his performance.
I Like to believe that Michael knew that he was very much loved by his fans....and people still wanted to see him preform.
The most beautiful part of the movie for me....was watching the young dancers just stare at Michael in awe. The look and joy on their faces when Michael was dancing......OMG. Michael was a gift.

1429 days ago
111.

Siggisiss    

@Marie AEG knew about MJ's drug "problem". They insured him for $17.5 million dollars but not for a natural death but specifically for a drug overdose death. How sinister is that? Also MJ kept large amounts of cash in a safe at the house. There is $4 million dollar in cash missing allegedly. Also where is the report on this four hour physical he took and passed, No one can find the report so the insurance company wanted to retest MJ when he arrived in London. That point is now moot.

Posted at 2:50 PM on Aug 25, 2010 by Vana

Uh, I get chills.

1429 days ago
112.

nan    

that is true too cathy..!!
thats what i mean , who knows..
one part that i did notice and i asked michael berdsen or whatever his name is, he is on fb..he is very nice..
any way i was talking to him about mj and he always answers everybody,
on a thread or whatever that there were not alot of people on , i said i thought he seemed frustrated with mj in one part ..i told him i got the impression that mj wasnt showing up for the sound checks and he didnt answer me....hmmmm?he answered but not that part..
u know the part where michael is talking about letting it simmer..

i also did notice that even in some spots where he looks like he is wearing different outfits , its the same shirt with a different jacket or something like that ,so i think a few of these were done on the same day..
i dont know...i wish i did..
i seriously am not sure we will ever know because this is big business and the dollar trumps everthing including the truth
like harvey said ..mikes dead and he isnt coming back..
all that is left for them to do is keep making money off him.
i would love to buy his new music but i am hesitant because i am not sure he would have wanted it released .
i wish i believed the hoax stuff like some people . but i dont and this is just all too real and all too sad in the end.

1429 days ago
113.

Grump    

This just sounds like a fabrication to get Klein involved so money grubbing Joe can get some cash for his wallet. Murray has no money but Klein can be a cash cow if Joe can somehow implicate him.


Posted at 11:54 AM on Aug 25, 2010 by MJFan


- So what if Joe gets money from Klein, I rather Joe sue and put to light what all these good for nothing doctors are prescribing when there is nothing wrong with the patients but do this in order to be close to all these celebrities, where are the morals of these so called doctors? There's NO EXCUSE for their actions, NONE at all!

Go Joe and sue the hell out of anyone you can and put them to shame!

1429 days ago
115.

nan    

lee lee and cathy ..
thank you for your thoughts on this is it. u are probably right .
there are parts where he seems really frail
like the part that he was talking about sound checks
he looked bad, real bad there..no getting around that and as you said this is the best parts..awful ...
i just hate to think of him struggling and such.
breaks my heart...
off for a bit..check back later :)

1429 days ago
116.

lovemj    

dd (#7) stop that! but i agree with you on #4 _ sounds to me like they wanted him under Dr. Murray's control, therefore, making him (Conrad) even MORE guilty, along with AEG, if this is true.

1429 days ago
117.

flowers    

This is getting old.

If you want startling MJ news, then you MUST think outside the box....just like MJ did.

1429 days ago
118.

Greg    

Who is the lawyer who is filing all of these lawsuits. Anyone who reads TMZ knows that Papa Joe is a) broke; b) delusional; and c) completely estranged from Michael (and his money). Therefore, the lawyer(s) involved don't stand to make a dime and are thus wasting their time! Sheesh!

1429 days ago
119.

MK    

Intervention my ass - obviously AEG and Murray were up to something shady....

For the truth about Murray and Sneddon at last:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20yWL1idP58

1429 days ago
120.

dd    

@61 Cheryl, Are you kidding me, that woman Jermaine married is Thomes SISTER. Now I really don't trust Jermaine, I knew he was always jealous but this is really sick. I won't be falling for his tears anymore.

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