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AEG -- Don't Blame Us for Dr. Murray!

9/16/2010 6:17 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

AEG is finally lashing back at Katherine Jackson's lawsuit over the death of her son Michael Jackson -- claiming it had nothing to do with the hiring or supervision of Dr. Conrad Murray.

AEG Lawsuit

In a statement released through AEG's lawyers -- the company calls Katherine's lawsuit "inaccurate, unsubstantiated and meritless" and then goes on to explain its relationship with Dr. Murray.

The statement continues ... "Dr. Murray was Mr. Jackson's longtime personal physician.  AEG did not choose him, hire him or supervise him.  That said, and in honor of our professional relationship with Mr. Jackson and his Estate, we will have no further public statements."

It is true that Michael handpicked Dr. Murray -- but Katherine claims that AEG was negligent because they didn't check Murray's credentials. Katherine also claims AEG pushed Michael way too hard during rehearsals.

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121.

shamon    

So many calling Michael a drug addict on this board. I've read Michael's autopsy. Nothing in that official do***ent indicates that he was a drug addict.
I've heard members of his family say that he was addicted and others say he was not. None of us can possibly know the whole truth about this man. What we all know is that a doctor should never use propofol in a private home. Murray didn't even bother to have the proper monitoring and life saving equipment. He is culpable for his actions...even IF Michael had an addiction. If a patient has an addiction, it doesn't give the doctor permission to throw reason and caution out the window.

Supposedly AEG staged some half-hearted 'intervention' shortly before MJ died. If that is true, they were very aware of any issues he may have had. If with that knowledge they continued to supply him or pressure him, some of the responsibility also lies with AEG.

Katherine lost her son. This isn't a money making scam. She doesn't need more money. She needs justice for Michael. So do I and millions of others.

Rest in peace Michael. Your legacy will live on forever, but I will miss you always. The world was a better place with you in it.
XO

1408 days ago
122.

shamon    

To Human Nature....

Thank you for the great research on this. I've come across so much similar information but haven't had an opportunity to put everything together...connect all the dots.
I think much of what you have written is very near the truth of what happened. And I pray to God it is revealed but am afraid it will not be.

1408 days ago
123.

BG    

MJ as an addict on June 25 is not supported by facts. Do not believe what the media has force fed us for years. We have been and continue to be told what they want us to believe. It does not help any of us to remain ignorant.

MJ bleached his skin - incorrect, he had vitiligo. That is just one lie which pales into comparison with the other lies. What the media and others did to this man is beyond comprehension but it was deliberate.

MJ was a man, a son and brother, with children of his own. He did not deserve to be treated the way he was.

MJ was being controlled by AEG to the nth degree and so was Murray. The cover up speaks for itself. AEG's main priority was to make the concerts happen at all costs. It cost MJ his life.

Don't be fooled by corporations with money and power. They would have us believe whatever suits them and it suits them to have MJ portrayed as an addict and divert any blame away from themselves. They were there for themselves. They were not there for Michael Jackson when it mattered the most.

1408 days ago
124.

HumanNature    

Human Excrement,
Slow Down ,You Don't
Want To Get "Pooped Out"

Posted at 9:46 PM on Sep 16, 2010 by OhWell

I can't slow down!!!

Too busy RESEARCHING AND WANT JUSTICE 4 MJ!!!!

1408 days ago
125.

HumanNature    

OhWell

I find you quite FUNNY!!!!!

A REAL JOKER!!!!

PLEASE KEEP ME LOL!!!

1408 days ago
126.

HumanNature    

Don't be fooled by corporations with money and power. They would have us believe whatever suits them and it suits them to have MJ portrayed as an addict and divert any blame away from themselves. They were there for themselves. They were not there for Michael Jackson when it mattered the most.

Posted at 10:03 PM on Sep 16, 2010 by BG

The TRUTH is, we don't know the truth. We haven't a clue as to what went on in MJ's personal life and if he was a drug addict or not. I tend to think he was not or his autopsy would have supported it, no narcorits or anything else found in his sytem. As far as his personal or business matters, who knows. We don't! And anything posted on here is specualtion. We don't know if MJ did or didn't want to do 50 concerts, if he was sick or well, he passed the physical, obviously they would have drug tested him. Who knows. Just a tragedy all around.

RIP, Michael Jackson. The man was treated unfarily by the media, the BS trials that broke this man's soul, killed him.

The great entertainer and most charitable on the planet. RIP, Michael Jackson. American should be ashamed of themselves, for they have blood on their hands in regards to Michael Jackson's death. No one could survice what he lived through, a fish bowl existance. Terrible ending, simply terrible.

Posted at 10:08 PM on Sep 16, 2010 by katie10

ABSOLUTELY THE TRUTH!!!!!!

RIGHT NOW, JUST LOOK HOW CORPORATION ARE BANKRUPTING AMERICA!!!!

MORE PEOPLE ARE UNEMPLOYED, HOMELESS, HUNGRY AND LOSING THEIR HOMES!!!!

CORPORATE AMERICA DON'T GIVE A SQUAT ABOUT ANYBODY!!!

IT'S ALL ABOUT GREED!!!

1408 days ago
127.

Prince Eugene von Saxe-Coburg-Gotha    

This is Prince Frederic von Anhalt.
You can follow my Twitter at http://twitter.com/PrinceVonAnhalt
All my news about my wife's health will be appearing there.

1408 days ago
128.

HumanNature    

To Human Nature....

Thank you for the great research on this. I've come across so much similar information but haven't had an opportunity to put everything together...connect all the dots.
I think much of what you have written is very near the truth of what happened. And I pray to God it is revealed but am afraid it will not be.

Posted at 10:02 PM on Sep 16, 2010 by shamon

You are most welcome!!!

But, you must KEEP THE FAITH that the TRUTH will be REVEAL!!!!

For those that are responsible for MJ's death will not escape GOD'S WRATH!!!

JUST WAIT AND SEE THE ALMIGHTY POWER!!!!

GOD WILL REVEAL IT TO THE WHOLE WORLD IN DUE TIME!!!!

BE PATIENCE!!!!

1408 days ago
129.

natasha    

we support you katherine, fight 4 justice for you son!

1408 days ago
130.

Daphne     

This is Prince Frederic von Anhalt.
You can follow my Twitter at http://twitter.com/PrinceVonAnhalt
All my news about my wife's health will be appearing there.

Posted at 10:47 PM on Sep 16, 2010 by Prince Eugene von Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

How could u be a prince of Anhalt, and yet u signed yourself as a prince of Saxe Coburg Gotha. Do u really know where u are coming from?

1408 days ago
131.

Daphne     

MJ WAS DEFINITELY KILLED

Posted at 9:28 PM on Sep 16, 2010 by HumanNature

HN, if u go into that article, go down to the 4th paragraph, that's what it said about the cataloque. They want everything. All his prized assets, and I say, go for it, Katherine. u started it, finish it. Bring them down. Greed costs his life. Such a gentle soul, his fans will stand by him till the end of time. I Love You, Michael Jackson.

1408 days ago
132.

Daphne     

THERE IS A MAJOR COVER UP GOING ON AND IT CENTERS AROUND THESE PEOPLE:
TOM BARRACK - NEVERLAND
AEG OWNER Anschutz/RANDY PHILLIPS/Tim Leiweke - MUSIC CATALOG
SONY/TOMMY MOTTALA - MUSIC CATALOG
JOHN BRANCA (QUESTIONABLE)
FRANK DILEO - SITTING ON SONY'S BOARD
TOHME TOHME (I TRULY BELIEVE THAT HE IS THE ONE THAT GAVE MJ THE FINAL DOSE OF PROPOFOL AND NOBODY SEEMS TO KNOW WHERE HE IS)
DR DEATH - PART OF THE MURDER PLOT/SCAPEGOAT (SMOKE SCREEN)

Posted at 9:28 PM on Sep 16, 2010 by HumanNature

I don't think Mottola was involved, as I recalled, he was asked to resign by Sony & the catalogue doesn't benefit him. He doesn't even work for Sony now. As for Branca, I think he's probably the cleanest guy among all the other names u mentioned & I don't think he was involved. Same as DiLeo, the guy was offered a job on the board, its probably an offer he couldn't refuse. Think of the prestige associated with an established company like Sony. U got it, u know who gave him the final dose. Don't be surprised that he did away with the security camera footage too. U know, we just need to be patient, things will come out. We will prevail.

1408 days ago
133.

Daphne     

Hey, Human Nature, do u think its more legible if u type in small letters. Caps, I think, are harder to decipher. Its sign of old age for me. Hahaha. Good nite, sweet dreams & thinking of MJ.

1408 days ago
134.

FoQ    

Gmopp28, I echo your sentiments. For 30+ years I’ve been around this business it never ceases to amaze me the crap the public will buy into in the name of “fandom.” To borrow a line from you: “I’m a bit tired of you Michael lovers who believe anyone who doesn’t say nothing but positive things about MJ is a traitor.”



I knew MJ & I know Q. Yep, that’s true, my name can be found on every studio project they worked on. MJ was without question one of – if not the – greatest entertainer to grace the stage. His artistry, dedication and discipline were awe inspiring. But for as sweet and kind as he could be off stage, & HE WAS, he could also be a real SOB. Like many great artist in history MJ was equal parts genius and madness. You may not like it but just because you choose not to believe something & it does not fit into your fantasy does not make it any less true. MJ would stab you in the back quicker than anyone if it meant getting his way --> don’t doubt it. He was an incredibly fickle man. MJ also had a terrible habit of taking credit for others work on projects. 



Quincy Jones is a good man. He is a wonderful friend to those of us lucky enough to be in his life. How dare ANYONE criticize him for expressing the truth about his relationship with MJ when those of you who don’t know ANY of the parties involved spend an exorbitant amount of time posting your comments and opinions. Good, bad, ugly or indifferent, it does not mean he mourns MJ’s loss any less. In the end MJ was horrible in his treatment of Q. Publicly MJ always took MORE than half of the credit for their – or any of his – professional collaborations. MJ went off the deep end in EVERY aspect of his life and Q – who is no stranger to crazy himself at times – tried to reign him in, but there was no talking to MJ, it was his way or the highway. For those of you who want to bash Q for his comments about MJ’s changing skin color – HERE’S ANOTHER FACT: HE’S 100% RIGHT.


It was obvious to anyone who spent a substantial period of time with MJ (even as far back as the 80's) that he suffered from Body Dysmorphic Disorder. On more than one occasion I personally witnessed MJ recoil - yes, recoil - at the sight of his own reflection. Then the surgeries started one after the other. Q IS THE ONLY ONE WHO LOVED & CARED ABOUT MJ ENOUGH TO CALL HIM ON IT & URGED HIM TO SEEK PROFESSIONAL HELP FOR HIS PROBLEM, and MJ repaid his concern by stomping out of more than one studio session! I know this for fact because I was there.


Like it or not, FOR A SIGNIFICANT PERIOD of his life MJ did not want to be Black. He believed it was part of what (in his mind) made him ugly. The man went to great lengths to make sure his own children would not be Black or have Black features. He went out of his way to divorce himself "personally" from the Black community & was only Black when he felt it would serve his purpose (think trial), if questioned by the media – or they (the Black community) offered him an award. (True story.)


UNDERSTAND, MJ WAS NOT A RACIST. But he was self-loathing. MJ didn’t care if you were Black, HE DID NOT dislike Black people, HE just did not want to be Black. It’s a fact. I say this as a Bi-racial American who was at first horrified by this truth, and then upon seeing for myself that there was really an "illness" behind his actions, I came to pity MJ. MJ just didn’t find Black beautiful or attractive, & he certainly felt that Blacks were intellectually inferior in a majority areas, especially in business. WHO KNOWS HOW OR WHY he came to be this way, BUT HE DID.


MJ was using skin bleaching creams for years, YEARS – long before the public caught on – and everyone around him knew it. (So did LaToya by the way – or do you all think she has just gotten lighter due to age?) This info has even been confirmed (publicly) by numerous sources over the years, including former relatives, co-workers, employees, & biographers alike and has fallen on deaf ears. God-forbid MJ fans consider any truth that does not serve to extend the MJ myth. IT is in large part the reason why his more prominent Black friendships (Q, Diana, Lionel, etc.) fell apart.


When MJ's skin tone started to become uneven in areas DUE TO his repeated over-beachings, SUDDENLY he had Vitiligo. READ THE AUTOPSY. The ME DID NOT INDEPENDENTLY CONFIRM the diagnosis of the disease, he recorded that there was "a lack of melanocytes in areas of the skin that presented CONSISTENT with Vitiligo", and listed the condition in the report (as noted) only because it was a part of preexisting medical records indicating MJ was “treated” for Vitiligo. Only ONE doctor’s records - Arnold Klein, MD - ever reflected a diagnosis of Vitiligo. (& MJ’s doctors took their orders from him.) The report could just as easily said “CONSISTENT” with repeated skin bleaching.” That will be one of the bombshells to come out at trial. The autopsy report also shows that ALL OTHER ORGANS & BODILY SYSTEMS COMMONLY EFFECTED & TESTED TO VERIFY A VITILIGO DIAGNOSIS in a (ANY) patient - the eyes, the endocrine system, etc. - were found to be “UNREMARKABLE” and showed NO SIGNS of the disease. The autopsy report also notes finding plenty of MJ’s prized melanocyte destroying bleaching creams in his house.


And to the “fans” who say it was hereditary: THAT WAS MJ's BIGGEST COUP. There is NO PROOF – NOR WILL THERE EVER BE – that MJ’s paternal grandfather (or any other blood relative) EVER had Vitiligo. Only MJ’s word and that of family members WHO KNEW BETTER THAN TO GO AGAINST MJ's ORDERS lest they risk being cut off financially. It was an outright LIE. (One fabricated by Bob & MJ, invented for Oprah, and perpetuated by family & diehard fans to save face.) Come on now, how convenient, blame it on a distant relative who was dead long before MJ was even born.


DON'T BLAME Q FOR KEEPING IT REAL. MJ’s GREATEST talent was his ability to MANIPULATE the media and the (his) public. He WANTED you to view him as a demigod. For him it was sport. MJ’s fate was of his own making. That may be a bitter pill swallow but it is no less the truth. There’s lots of truth yet to come. Keep the lawsuits coming, and all the TRUTH will become a part of the record & MJ's final legacy, & not just the "image" the Estate is trying to preserve. There were SO MANY wonderful things about MJ that should be remembered & celebrated, but in truth, there was another side that the public will not take kindly to, and sadly, when it does, MJ's Estate will never recover.

1408 days ago
135.

mj fan forever    

Katherine is greedy like Joe and should sue herself for being a bad mother and grandmother who does not hesitate to exploit three poor children for her own advantage. She says she feels hurt when people talk bad about Michael, but is just her to say that he was not able to perform. LIES!!!! Michael was in good healthy, his problem was the insomnia and never and ever would have allowed to anyone to subdue him and never they would have allowed because they respected him (at the opposite of her!!!). Michael would strangle her with his hands if he would see how she is raising and using his children! All for God money!! Shame on you!!!

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