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Top Secret MJ Videos Protected by Armed Guards!

6/11/2011 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The last videos of Michael Jackson were so top secret, they were transported in an unmarked truck, accompanied by armed guards in the dead of the night ... this according to new docs filed in the Conrad Murray manslaughter case.

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You ask what Conrad Murray has to do with MJ videos?  Well, Dr. Murray wants to see ALL of the rehearsal videos shot for the doomed "This is It" tour.  Murray's lawyers believe it could show Michael was in such a frail condition ... there were many reasons for his death other than Propofol.

Murray's lawyers subpoenaed the tapes, but now Sony Pictures -- which has possession of the videos -- is objecting for several reasons.  Sony claims there are more than 20 boxes of videos and it would cost $200,000 to log and reproduce all of them.

But in the docs, Sony describes how top secret the videos were to the studio.  Sony lawyers say, "When they were transported to the Sony lot in Culver City, the transport in an unmarked truck was accompanied by armed guards in the dead of the night."

When the tapes were in an editing bay, security guards were posted outside the door and no Internet access was allowed in the room.

And a Sony honcho also submitted a declaration which says the videos "have a high monetary value inherent in their potential for future uses.  Those uses include one or more 'anniversary editions.'"


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joey _ I love TMZ 'til ya piss me off!    

That is one of the scariest pix of Michael yet! I am glad they got Jermaine a job!

1229 days ago
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BrAnBa    

Michael was nothing but a money-making-machine to each and everyone. Even to those that were supposed to be his closest friends = the family. There will be another film coming up when the sales start going down. If they can find enough footage showing him energetic and vibrant, that is.

And if THAT money runs out, they will make a film with the rest of the footage. How ill was he really? They will just suck up the last cent they can get from MJ:s devoted fans.

1229 days ago
3.

Sticks    

Cant we just let the man Rest in Peace.

1229 days ago
4.

aston    

We already know MJ was not in good shape the last week or weeks. (Probably due to Murray's "care".) Murray, MJ's physician, must have known it too, but in spite of that still administered tranquilizers and propofol to him. So how could showing MJ's fragility help Murray's case? It only makes his actions worse.

1229 days ago
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Mind Bullet    

I won't disregard the talent, I mean, oh yeah, it is great you know how to grab your tiny crotch and **** men and little boys with it.....but yeah, you HAD some talent. MJ was nothing more than a freak pedophile.....yet all you sheeple continue to worship him....stupid monkeys. And his s***bag family sits around on their fat, talentless, lazy, black asses, reaping the rewards. It is pathetic how you worship such a piece of ****.

1229 days ago
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betty    

Mind Bullet,think before you spouting such nonsense and slander, sucker

1229 days ago
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Ulja    

Everything is only for the sake of money! Shame on $ONY!

1229 days ago
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HumanNature    

LET ME GET THIS STRAIGHT!!!!

CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER WANT THE JURORS TO SEE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF PROPOFOL HAD ON MJ AROUND THE SAME TIME FRAME THE "QUACK" WAS ADMINISTERING IT TO MJ????

I STAND BY STATEMENT:

CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER STILL DOES NOT HAVE/HAS A DEFENSE!!!

1229 days ago
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Jeff    

The reports about MJ's health around the ending of 2008 were that he had emphysema and was in dire need of a lung transplant, among other ills. He was very weak and fragile before the declaration of his final tour. But when the tour was announced, their were claims that he was in good health and able to make the tour. Dr. Murray was hired at MJ's request; probably to obtain propofol and other sedatives. MJ was quite a sick man before the tour. Although Propofol may not have helped his situation, the man was really on his last leg, which was wobbling at that. Funny how the prospect of millions of dollars can spontaneously heal some people.

1229 days ago
10.

ghfghfg    

let him, aren't you trying to have a fair trial?

1229 days ago
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Mind Bullet    

Definition of "BETTY"= SUCKER.......you are the one supporting all of this stupid MJ bull****. Go grow some brain cells.

1229 days ago
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HumanNature    

NOW, WHERE ON EARTH IS CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER GOING TO GET $$$$$ TO HAVE THIS DONE?????

AEG, YOU STILL PAYING THE "QUACK" LEGAL FEES????????

1229 days ago
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Jason Jack Flash    

Michael Jackson .. worth about over a billion until he went bankrupt. dsafs's comment : priceless !

1229 days ago
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HumanNature    

Jeff 4 minutes ago

The reports about MJ's health around the ending of 2008 were that he had emphysema and was in dire need of a lung transplant, among other ills. He was very weak and fragile before the declaration of his final tour. But when the tour was announced, their were claims that he was in good health and able to make the tour. Dr. Murray was hired at MJ's request; probably to obtain propofol and other sedatives. MJ was quite a sick man before the tour. Although Propofol may not have helped his situation, the man was really on his last leg, which was wobbling at that. Funny how the prospect of millions of dollars can spontaneously heal some people.

HAVE YOU READ THE AUTOPSY REPORT??????

MJ WAS NOT SUFFERING FROM EMPHYSEMA!!!!

ACCORDING TO THE AUTOPSY REPORT, MJ DIED A HEALTHY MAN!!!!

THE ONLY MEDICINE THAT WAS IN HIS SYSTEM WAS PROPOFOL AND OTHER PRESCRIBE DRUGS THAT WAS ADMINISTER BY THE "QUACK"!!!


GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT!!!!

1229 days ago
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BrAnBa    

ACCORDING TO THE AUTOPSY REPORT, MJ DIED A HEALTHY MAN!!!!

THE ONLY MEDICINE THAT WAS IN HIS SYSTEM WAS PROPOFOL AND OTHER PRESCRIBE DRUGS THAT WAS ADMINISTER BY THE "QUACK"!!!


GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT!!!!


Michael suffered from a disease of the lungs, leaving him short of breath. He also had rheumatism in his lower spine. (It´s all in the autopsy report!)

It must have been very hard for him to sing and dance, obviously he was trying to find ways to eliminate the pain and uncomfort.

Pretending that he was "all healthy" doesn´t do him any good, rather the opposite. There are plenty of fans who were around him those last days and witness about how fragile he was.

Let´s see it for what it was: Murray was a doctor with some kind o****reement, probably with AEG, to keep MJ on stage, no matter in what condition! If he had had any concern what so ever for his patient´s wellbeing, he would have alerted the producers.

Ortega´s testimony said it all - the fact the he was trying to send MJ home to rest and got told off by - the doctor!

1229 days ago
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