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Katherine Jackson: AEG Was Reckless with MJ's Life

1/21/2011 4:01 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Katherine Jackson has just filed legal docs claiming AEG was well aware ... there were life-threatening activities going down at Michael Jackson's house ... yet the company turned a blind eye.

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Katherine is challenging AEG's motion to dismiss the wrongful death lawsuit against the company.

In her docs, Katherine says AEG retained Dr. Conrad Murray for an "exorbitant salary of $150,000 monthly," and in return Murray agreed to "get Jackson to attend rehearsals and perform."

Katherine's lawyers claim it should have been obvious to AEG when Murray requested CPR equipment at MJ's home that "the medical treatments being administered risked stopping Jackson's heart and breathing." 

Katherine's lawyer continues, "This is hardly the type of risk expected in an ordinary house visit from a family doctor."

The lawyers claim, "AEG should have known that the course of treatment being administered by Dr. Murray was unorthodox and unsafe."

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31.

anni    

Big old dead junkie! The Most Famous Pedophile in HIStory! ha ha ha, THANKS FOR THE MUSIC, *******. ha ha ha ha

1371 days ago
32.

Jim    

You better slow down MJ, working too hard will kill ya! OH, Wait.

1371 days ago
33.

TeeCee    

MJ is to blame. I agree with the comments that his family was well aware of his problems. Maybe they did try to help, who knows, but I believe the money that he was handing out was more important to them. All you need to do is look at what they are doing now with his name etc.... They are still making money from this man. Why can't they just let him rest in Peace? Thank God it looks like his children are protected financially.

1371 days ago
34.

ray    

#28 what are you smoking? You write this in the present tense.I got news for you he's dead.And no he was not a handsome man at the end ...yes he is still dead.He turned himself into a freakish ghoul.If he was not a molester,then why did he pay off $15.3 million to settle child molestation charges leveled against him in 1993 by a California boy?Quit drinking the kool-aid, and once again he's dead

1371 days ago
35.

P Currie    

WHO CARES???????? Nobody cares about MJ or MJ's mother or anything having to do with MJ anymore! Let him rest in peace and let the rest of them sink back into the whole they came out of!

1371 days ago
36.

Bryony    

Katherine Jackson was also aware that things weren't what they should be at Michael's home, and she also turned a blind eye.
I know Tito, he went to try and intervene,but was told by Michael's staff that Michael was ok. Tito tried his best to help his brother, but, Michael refused his help.
Murray is guilty of gross misconduct, but if he had refused to give Michael what he wanted, Murray would have been replaced by another doctor-for sure.
The family are only too aware that whatever Michael wanted, he paid the money, and he got it, at whatever cost.
Did murray deliberately kill Michael?
Why kill the goose that lays the golden egg?
The whole Jackson family knew exactly what was going on with Michael, and they couldn't do a thing to stop it.
Michael made his own choices in life, be it good or bad, in the end, he paid with his life.
Tito, stop beating yourself up for not being able to help your brother, you tried and you did your best.
Mrs Jackson, whoever you lay the blame with, it's not going to bring your son back.

1371 days ago
37.

LC4Michael    

Wow! Still amazes me how much hate is out there. So easy to sit behind a keyboard and pass judgement on people you did not even know. Michael is this, Katherine is that. Must be so awesome to live in your perfect little worlds!

1371 days ago
38.

Cherubim    

Michael Jackson had a condition called insomnia.
Conrad Murray knew that and claimed he could offer
medically approved treatment for Michael's insomnia.
Please stop condemning Michael Jackson as an act of your
twisted self-rightousness.

1371 days ago
39.

Cathy T    

You go get em Katherine!

1371 days ago
40.

MiMi    

This is one law suit that I definitely agree with. AEG knew darn well that something was fishy. Remember the meeting they had with Murray at Michael's house.

They just turned a blind eye to the situation because of the money at stake!

Oops, then Michael dies.

1371 days ago
41.

Cathy    

There's a lot of blame to go around here, and as a 50-year-old adult man, Michael is certainly responsible for his own choices. That said, you won't convince me that AEG didn't know what was going on. They simply turned a blind eye to it and tried to appease Michael any way possible. If that meant providing him with access to risky medical treatment, then so be it. IMO, as long as Michael showed up for rehearsals and MADE IT THROUGH THE O2 ENGAGEMENT, that was what was most important to AEG. Whatever it took to achieve that. They didn't want to lose money - they wanted to make as much as possible. They couldn't do that without Michael's body upright onstage on the appointed dates. They HAD to know there was some shady stuff going on medically, and they just ignored it because Michael happy, AEG happy. It was only when Michael didn't show for rehearsal or left early that they got excited. Because that kind of behavior indicated that he might bail on the O2. And that would equal lost $$$$.

I'm not sure Katherine's lawsuit is worth it, because I'm not sure what AEG knew or didn't know is provable in court. Or whether they are even legally culpable. But I don't blame her for trying. Could anyone from AEG or Kenny O. or anyone else connected with This is It have saved Michael from his ultimate fate? In the long run, probably not. But again, if Michael was (by choice) headed towards the edge of a cliff, there were a whole lotta people who gave him a shove forward. And then Dr. Murray pushed him off.

1371 days ago
42.

mj fan forever    

Katherine should be ASHAMED of herself!!! And where was SHE???!!!! AEG was NOT Michael's "nanny", they couldn't interfere in the life of a 50 years old man as if he was a child!!!! Michael was an adult and they had to respect this fact!!!! They were NOT a part of his private life at the opposite of her who was his mother!!!! Then, was Michael himself who insisted to make pay that amount at MURDERER saying he was a money machine, indicating his body and Randy Phillips said that was Michael Jackson and he couldn't deny him a thing like that!!!! Instead she was his MOTHER and NEVER helped him, ONLY cashed her precious allowance!!! She talked bad about him on national tv with one of his enemy who hates him, NEVER defended his name, unless that fact could cause a possible "danger" for her money!!!! Michael suffered from insomnia but she said in the days immediately following at June 25 that had NEVER seen something wrong, that he was fine!!! As a mother, she hadn't understood??!!!! Now she wants to blame everyone but the ONLY person who is to blame is she more than anyone else, even more than Joe, at least he shows himself for what he is and is not hypocrite like her!!! Not to mention of her ILLEGAL business in which she involved even Michael's children!!!! She only is a GREEDY person who is PISSED because can't put her hands on Michael's estate for wasting it with her lazy family!!!! NOTHING ELSE!!! SHAME ON HER!!!!

1371 days ago
43.

WillOTheWisp    

Wow! Still amazes me how much hate is out there. So easy to sit behind a keyboard and pass judgement on people you did not even know. Michael is this, Katherine is that. Must be so awesome to live in your perfect little worlds!

Posted at 12:31 PM on Jan 21, 2011 by LC4Michael


Wake up and smell the coffee!!!
There's only 'ONE' stinking TROLL on here who uses many aliases, and it's been on here since Michael passed!!!
It's believe to be one of MJ's accusers.
If you believe it's more than one person then you are really gullible!!!
Stop feeding the TROLL!!!

1371 days ago
44.

LAWRENCE    

I'm so tired of this sick family. Their junkie pedophile son who was the cash cow is dead so now they have to point the finger at everybody else to maintain their blood money lifestyle.

Why can't somebody like Jared the Arizona Freak go after the right parties. These people are freaking losers and just sick people.

Go after AEG because your kid is a drug addict. Makes perfect sense.

1371 days ago
45.

mj fan forever    

Katherine should be ASHAMED of herself!!! And where was SHE???!!!! AEG was NOT Michael's "nanny", they couldn't interfere in the life of a 50 years old man as if he was a child!!!! Michael was an adult and they had to respect this fact!!!! They were NOT a part of his private life at the opposite of her who was his mother!!!! Then, was Michael himself who insisted to make pay that amount at MURDERER saying he was a money machine, indicating his body and Randy Phillips said that was Michael Jackson and he couldn't deny him a thing like that!!!!

Instead she was his MOTHER and NEVER helped him, ONLY cashed her precious allowance!!! She talked bad about him on national tv with one of his enemy who hates him, NEVER defended his name, unless that fact could cause a possible "danger" for her money!!!!

Michael suffered from insomnia but she said in the days immediately following at June 25 that had NEVER seen something wrong, that he was fine!!! As a mother, she hadn't understood??!!!! Michael only wanted to sleep and saw in MURDERER the chance to be able to sleep!!! MURDERER was his doctor and Michael trusted him and could NOT know!!! If he had had a mother near who would have counselled him, would have not had need MURDERER!!!!

Now she wants to blame everyone but the ONLY person who is to blame is she more than anyone else, even more than Joe, at least he shows himself for what he is and is not hypocrite like her!!! Not to mention of her ILLEGAL business in which she involved even Michael's children!!!! She only is a GREEDY person who is PISSED because can't put her hands on Michael's estate for wasting it with her lazy family!!!! NOTHING ELSE!!! SHAME ON HER!!!!

1371 days ago
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