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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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61.

Rottweiler    

HE NEEDS TO DO SOME SERIOUS JAIL TIME. YOU KNOW IF THE CIR***STANCES WERE REVERSED WE'D BE THERE!

1276 days ago
62.

mspaap    

Not surprised about this little turncoat having money issues.

1276 days ago
63.

backfire    

Why do we continually hear about millionaires who file bankruptcy? They charge and charge and buy giant homes, planes, etc and yet our government allows them to just walk away. How is this possible? Most of these millionaires get away with not paying their taxes too.

1276 days ago
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Marie    

I heard Dr. Arnie Klein is going to write a tell-all book about Michael Jackson. He is doing it for the money of course. He is going to write all sorts of salacious inventions in that book so people would buy it a lot.

1276 days ago
65.

mymjj5    

@lance
@glory
It's going on 14 years and nothing has changed or is going to change.....same old same ole.........LOL!!
Arnie, mark lester, and others.....lol!!!
Online paternity claims, lies and rumors. Hollywood is starved out bone dry if this is news!!! Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson are black american. Do something about it!!!ooppss my bad....yah can't!
Now start over with the white kidz babble or at least wait until another dead end article about the time of Arnie's trouble is posted..........Oh My Lawd!!!!!!plllleeeaaazzzz!!!

1276 days ago
66.

tgrfan42069    

NOW YOU ALL SEE WHY HE MADE UP STORIES ABOUT MJ BEING GAY AND HAVING A SECRET LOVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


IT WAS ALL FOR $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

SOME KIND OF "FRIEND"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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he didnt make up the stories MJ was queerer than a 3 dollar bill

1276 days ago
67.

barbara    

I think these kids should be off limits and TMZ should delete comments that are made about them, these kids go to school now and will be the subject of some smart azz poking and making fun out of them, its ok for the adults on here to tear it other throats out, but please leave the kids alone!

1276 days ago
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mymjj5    

I think these kids should be off limits and TMZ should delete comments that are made about them, these kids go to school now and will be the subject of some smart azz poking and making fun out of them, its ok for the adults on here to tear it other throats out, but please leave the kids alone!
Posted at 3:44 PM on Jan 25, 2011 by barbara
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Hi barbara
Prince, Paris and Blanket are black. No way will TMZ stop the hatred and lies against three black children. If they were white this would not be happening to them.

1276 days ago
69.

judi    

And the father of MJ'S two oldest kids.

1276 days ago
70.

Missy    

And the father of MJ'S two oldest kids.

Posted at 4:35 PM on Jan 25, 2011 by judi

What are you talking about? MJ is the father of his children. Seriously people get over it already.

1276 days ago
71.

Denese    

So I take it he's been stealing millions from Michael all of these years to support himself? I still think someone needs to question a statement he made where he said someone could take all of the drugs he gave Michael and it wouldn't hurt them. That makes me wonder how much he charged Michael for all of these worthless drugs.

1276 days ago
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mymjj5    

What are you talking about? MJ is the father of his children. Seriously people get over it already.
Posted at 4:46 PM on Jan 25, 2011 by Missy
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Thanks Missy!!! It's beyond insane for haters to go over and over and over again with the who's the daddy saga of PPB. It's been asked and answered so many times....just lame and pathetic. It's sad that TMZ has hired internals for a gossip site who don't know how to gossip.....LOL!!!

1276 days ago
73.

ken    

That's we call KARMA...good 4 u klien!!!

1276 days ago
74.

Eleonora49    

I feel kind of sorry for him.Also, I was schocked that a Well known doctor has finacial difficulties that shows us all how bad the economy is.None of us can afford a trip to the doctor anymore. I am sure he is not the only Doctor hard hit.But we are all trying just to make it right now.If this keeps going we will all be raising chickens in the Back yard like it was in 1788!

1276 days ago
75.

Em    

one word ... karma.

1276 days ago
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