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Michael Jackson's Kids

We're Boycotting the Trial

10/1/2011 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jacksons Kids
Prince, Paris, and Blanket Jackson have created a self-imposed blackout of Conrad Murray's trial  ... TMZ has learned.

Sources directly connected to the kids tell TMZ ... the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial is just too painful to relive -- especially for Prince and Paris, who witnessed the demise of their dad firsthand.

We're told Katherine is relieved the kids don't have the kind of curiosity that would drive them to the screen, especially after prosecutor David Walgren displayed the body of Michael Jackson in the first graphic during opening statements.

We're told Katherine was unhappy and disturbed the shocking photo was displayed at all.

It's unclear -- and unlikely -- the kids will be called as witnesses, but as we previously reported, Prince is willing to take the stand.


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fstblk    

This is good to know. To relive it WOULD be too painful.

1127 days ago
2.

SantaFeJack    

I would still like to know who their biological father is.

1127 days ago
3.

Criss    

It's better that they not be there.

1127 days ago
4.

zzyzx    

Thanks for this "Exclusive" TMZ! In other news, the sky is blue.

1127 days ago
5.

Rogue Warrior    

The world has 99 problems, but MJ isn't one of them!!!!!!!!!!!

1127 days ago
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two cents    

Whatever. What do three dumb kids know about a "boycott"? lol TMZ, you already reported this week that grandma said they were forbidden from watching tv about the trial. Which one is it? You're so full of it! You guys forget what you posted already? Fools.

1127 days ago
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PatinNJ    

Where did the semen to produce those kids come from? Certainly not from that homosexual, child molesting creep.

1127 days ago
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HumanNature    

EXTREMELY TOUGH WEEK FOR CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER WHO STILL DOES NOT HAVE/HAS A DEFENSE ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY PULL A "STUPID STUNT" LIKE THIS:


Jackson judge calls attorney's interview shocking


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The judge overseeing the trial of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death told the lead defense attorney Friday that he found an interview his law partner conducted on the case "shocking" and possible grounds for contempt.

Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor told attorneys he watched the interview during a break with his mouth open because attorney Matt Alford is identified as a member of Dr. Conrad Murray's defense team and criticized a key prosecution witness.

The judge noted that Alford used the pronouns "we" and "our" to describe decisions about the doctor's defense.

Alford, a partner of Murray's lead defense lawyer Ed Chernoff, was interviewed outside the courthouse by "The Today Show."

"I sat there with my mouth open" while watching the interview, Pastor said, because Alford was identified as a member of Murray's defense team, according to court transcripts. He also called the interview shocking.

Attorneys and the judge huddled in several sidebar conferences throughout the day on the issue.

Alford criticized a key prosecution witness, Alberto Alvarez, in the interview. Alvarez, a bodyguard for Jackson, testified Thursday that Murray scooped up vials of medicine and placed them in a bag before telling him to call 911.

Pastor ordered Alford to appear in his courtroom on Nov. 15 for a contempt hearing. At the end of a heated conference on the issue, Pastor said Alford was considered a witness.

That came after Chernoff told the judge to hold him in contempt and not punish Alford.

Prosecutors complained about the interview Friday morning.

The interview with Ann Curry came hours after the judge warned defense attorneys not to comment on the case out of court.

"I am serious about interviews and about commenting on the state of the evidence or on credibility or on the overall issues in the case," Pastor told the defense team Thursday afternoon, a transcript shows.

Alford is not one of the attorneys representing the doctor in court in his involuntary manslaughter case.


http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MICHAEL_JACKSON_DOCTOR?SITE=VANOV&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT


THE "QUACK" LAWYERS ARE JUST AS "DUMB" AS THEIR CLIENT!!!!


YOU CAN SAY "DUMB AND DUMBER"!!!!!


GUILTY!!!!!


ROTFLMAO

1127 days ago
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HumanNature    

CON "QUACK" THE MURDERER STILL HAS A BILLION PROBLEMS!!!!!!!


AND THE MAIN ONE, THE "QUACK" STILL DOES NOT HAVE/HAS A DEFENSE!!!!


LOL

1127 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

They are ALL freaks!

1127 days ago
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Blanket    

right, so where's the boycotting bit, if at least 1 of them is still willing to take the stand???

1127 days ago
12.

Ron Paul    

no one cares

1127 days ago
13.

She's baaaack    

I certainly hope they turn out to be well grounded individuals in spite of their upbringing. Not so sure about the little one. I do hope they have found a place to put the horror they must have felt to be witness to their father's death. After all, no matter whose children they are, they are still children. No child should have to witness such an event.

1127 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Do you understand what a boycott is, TMZ? It's a protest. You ought to know that. Even if that was the word the kids used, you'd know it was the incorrect word. I really do think that TMZ makes these errors on purpose to get more people to comment.....apparently, it works.

1127 days ago
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janet    

Enough with the Jacksons already. They are makeing money off of his death. Jackson is worth more dead than alive. Jermain Jackson is out promoting his book on him.

Jackson left nothing to his family intensionally, only his Mom a montly allowence and the rest to his kids. To be controlled by his estate.

The shocking photo is what Jackson has looked like. What the public saw was padded clothes, wigs and make-up.

Jackson was a great performer but that was years ago. Jacksons was a pharm junkie for over 25 years and doing propofol since the '80's long before Murray came along.

He was never in any shape to do this tour. Despite all the crap that he was healthy. He was already missing rehearsals. Jackson was no saint. He had like Elvis Presley, the money, clout to get whatever he wanted by whatever means to get his drugs.

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