TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Lou Ferrigno

Michael Seemed Fine to Me

9/28/2011 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0927_lou_ferrigno_michael_jackson_EX
Lou Ferrigno
-- Michael Jackson's friend and fitness guru for decades -- tells TMZ MJ showed no signs of physical distress during workouts, as recently as 2 weeks before the singer died.

Lou's account differs from some of the statements in court -- that Michael was deteriorating in the weeks before his death.  

Lou says two weeks before Jackson died, he went to MJ's home and trained him for an hour.  Michael did cardio on the treadmill, used the exercise ball, worked with some light weights, completed a bunch of core exercises, and did a lot of stretching. 

Lou says Michael's energy level was very good, but he did complain that he was upset because he was having trouble sleeping.

Lou says he had been training Michael 2 to 3 times a week for the tour ... and aside from seeming "very stressed out," he appeared in good health.

And this is eerie ... Lou says as he left Michael's house the last time -- two weeks before MJ's death -- Jackson said, "Take care of yourself."  Lou said, "I'm going to see you next week."  Michael just repeated, "Take care of yourself."  Lou feels Michael knew something bad was about to happen.

69 COMMENTS

No Avatar
1.

Strokadellic    

I think Michael Jackson would have been off working out with Richard Simmons. I mean...the Incredible F*cking Hulk? Come on. That just doesn't even make sense. Could you imagine having to do a Lou Ferrigno workout? That's probably why dude died.

1119 days ago
2.

Professor Chaos    

If I'm going to hire Lou Ferrigno as my trainer, I'm paying extra to have him painted green and in full Incredible Hulk make-up/costume while we work out. Then when we're done he's smashing up my place and running through a wall to escape the police sirens that signify the end of our session.

1119 days ago
4.

Eddie    

Poop Ferrigno.

1119 days ago
5.

Kathy    

Enough already of michael the douch bag

1119 days ago
6.

2 HOT!    

All you d--ks disin' Lou are crazy! Lou Ferrigno is an incredable trainer & body builder, has been 4 yrs! Not 2 mention he is 6'5 & can totally kick ur a-s!!!

1119 days ago
7.

Cujeaux    

'wenn peepla leeve ma schlo...go, go...
'michla thacksonths thildrenths thothspithal....

Ok Wacko, whatever you say. It was truly AMAZING! truly.

1119 days ago
8.

LI_Mom    

Of course he was worried something bad could happen. He hired a QUACK to pump him with all kinds of dangerous drugs!

All those years he flirted with death & on Murray's watch he luck finally ran out.

He might have still been coherent enough to remind OTHER PEOPLE to take care of themselves but he didn't take care of himself.

1119 days ago
9.

nicole    

I'm not going to disrespect the dead, but there is no way this doctor will get a fair trial, IMO! Too many high profile ppl aka celebs, if you will are all over the news outlets. Sure, the jury is told not to look, read, discuss, etc... but I find it hard if they're NOT sequestered. Kathy Hilton was on Piers last night, I only caught a small glimpse b/c I couldn't take much more of her facade, but I just don't see him getting a fair trial. I can listen to both sides, but right now, I'm still unsure. I'm not going to let the whole MJ thing shadow my judgement. Oh well... As the Wheels of Justice continue...

1119 days ago
10.

stevebeagle    

Lou's eyes must be as fu%^ed up as his ears.

1119 days ago
11.

gayforliztaylor    

i used to be sad until i saw that this arrogant idiot was deceitful and crying
about being judged about his drugs, nauseating nose,
fame and money and toys for his neglected kids and little boys he fawned over.

1119 days ago
12.

mj fan forever    

THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE AT ALL IF MICHAEL KNEW OR SUSPECTED SOMETHING BAD WAS ABOUT TO HAPPEN HE WOULD HAVE IMMEDIATELY SENT AWAY MURDERER!!!!! MICHAEL TRUSTED MURDERER AS HIS DOCTOR HE WAS NOT A DOCTOR AND COULDN'T KNOW!!!! DON'T PORTRAY MICHAEL AS SOMEONE WHO WAS EXPECTED TO DIE LOU FERRIGNO HE WANTED TO LIVE AND WAS HAPPY TO LIVE HE HAD PROJECTS FOR THE FUTURE!!!!! HE SUFFERED FROM INSOMNIA THAT WAS NOT HIS FAULT IT'S SOMETHING A PERSON CANNOT CURE BY ONESELF AND IT'S FOR THIS HE RELIED TO A DOCTOR BUT COULDN'T IMAGINE NOT EVEN REMOTELY HE IS A MURDERER OTHERIWISE HE WOULD HAVE IMMEDIATELY SENT AWAY HIM!!!!!! MICHAEL JACKSON DOES DESERVE RESPECT STUPID!!!!! JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL JACKSON!!!!!!!

1119 days ago
13.

Randy Morrison    

===================================================
LOU must be friggin BLIND then!!! ALL you have to do is go see "This Is It" - the guy looks like a skeleton, and he had NO NOSE...Lou sounds absolutely CLUELESS here!!!!===================================================

1119 days ago
14.

Robbin    

"Lou feels Michael knew something bad was about to happen." Yeah like he was going to kill himself, and he did, and now Dr. Murray is the friggin' scapegoat.

1119 days ago
15.

sofi    

Lou says two weeks before Jackson died, he went to MJ's home and trained him for an hour. Michael did cardio on the treadmill, used the exercise ball, worked with some light weights, completed a bunch of core exercises, and did a lot of stretching.


Did the murderer's lawyers listen to Lou? Could a sick as they claim Michael do all the above? i doubt it.

1119 days ago
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Most Recent | Next 15 Comments

Around The Web