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Michael Jackson's Doctor

Files For Bankruptcy

1/25/2011 11:48 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's doctor and longtime confidante,  Dr. Arnie Klein -- one of the most successful docs in Bev Hills -- has filed for bankruptcy ... TMZ has learned.

Dr. Arnie Klein Bankruptcy

Klein -- who filed his petition in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in L.A. -- claims debts between $1 and $10 million.

Klein -- a dermatologist with an enormous celebrity clientele including Cher, Elizabeth Taylor and Dolly Parton  -- owes $80,000 to American Express, $127,000 to the IRS, nearly $2.6 million to City National Bank for a mortgage, $50,000 to one of his lawyers, $20,000 to the landlord of his office building, and $115,000 to Dr. David Rish, the doc who shares office space with Klein.

Klein, who also owes nearly a quarter of a million bucks to medical suppliers, filed for Chapter 11 last Thursday.

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16.

Glynn    

Have no sympathy for rich idiots who can't manage their own wealth and spend money like fools.

Posted at 7:08 AM on Jan 25, 2011 by Bubbles The Chimp

totally agree!!

1278 days ago
17.

Chris    

His money train derailed on June 25,2009

1278 days ago
18.

annie    

He will have to ask his son Prince for a loan to pay his debts.

1278 days ago
19.

Jim    

Don`t feel sorry for this POS, bankruptcy will not leave him broke. He`ll just be free from all of his debts, and still better off than most of us.

1278 days ago
20.

HarlotO'Hara    

Thanks HarlotO'Hara, I am pretty much like him _ minus the dancing and singing and money...LOL

Posted at 7:38 AM on Jan 25, 2011 by lovemj

so you don't pay your bills, like drugs and molesting little boys too, huh?

1278 days ago
21.

Emma    

Hahahahahahahahahaha...Karma's a Bitch:) Couldn't happen to a better guy.

1278 days ago
22.

mj fan forever    

HE IS GETTING WHAT HE DESERVES FINALLY AFTER ALL THE LIES HE SAID ABOUT MICHAEL JACKSON IN THE NEWSPAPERS GAINING MONEY PRETENDING TO BE HIS "FRIEND"!!!! HOPE THEY MAKE PAY HIM UNTIL THE LAST CENT!!!! SHAMELESS!!!!

1278 days ago
23.

kathy    

Michael is not around to pay his bills anymore.
He tried to defame Michael's character, AFTER HE DIED.
He was never a friend.
He was a user.
David LaChapelle, an artist, who photographed Michael for Rolling Stone in 1999, summed it up well:
"We persecuted him. Every person who even bought a tabloid and watched the news. We all contributed to his death by taking in that form of gossip."

1278 days ago
24.

bob    

I guess he should have charged MJ a bit more for his joy juice that fathered those two kids.

1278 days ago
25.

b.mclane    

HarlotO'Hara should change her meds and her name to HaterO'Hara. Doesn't take a genius to spread silly rumors. How do you know if MJ was nuts or not??? Its a fool who believes in the tabloids.

1278 days ago
26.

L.O.V.E.    

Guess his new job with the FDA isn't paying what TMZ had .... suppose the house fire he had last month to scam homeowner's ins. didn't pay out like he thought it would, either. LOL

Wait. DiLeo, had a house fire, too.

Uh ohhh.

... anybody seen Tohme lately? LOL

1278 days ago
27.

amp6176    

Eventually it will come out that this is Paris and Prince's dad, they look just like him! especially Prince, put a side by side up of those 2 they are spitting images of each other!

1278 days ago
29.

Lori    

Wow...those kids of MJ are looking more and more like Arnie EVERY DAY...Good luck to Paris with that guys build.

1278 days ago
30.

Lori    

UP NEXT?

A TELL ALL BOOK!

And won't that be interesting...

Of course the excuse will be "I needed the money" and "his fans would want to know"

maybe now the record will be set straight on WHO the father of those kids really are...you know if the DNA comes up Arnie? JACKPOT...set for life to KEEP QUIET.

1278 days ago
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