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MJ's Skin Doc

The Med Board Is On My Ass

... and My Lawyer Just Quit

12/5/2011 7:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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It ain't lookin' good for Dr. Arnie Klein ... Michael Jackson's dermatologist is under investigation by the Medical Board of California --  reportedly for pumping the singer full of prescription painkillers -- and now his lawyer has officially jumped ship.

Klein just posted a letter on his Facebook page, apparently sent from his former attorney -- advising Klein that he's been subpoenaed by the Board and has to appear for questioning on Dec. 15.

The letter does not explain the nature of the probe -- but according to TheDailyBeast.com, officials want to know more about allegations that Klein over-prescribed Demerol to MJ.

The Board reportedly wants to question Klein about the possibility that he self-prescribed narcotics, used false names on narcotics prescriptions, illegally handed out samples of dangerous drugs to his famous patients, and may have committed gross negligence by practicing while afflicted with multiple sclerosis.

Klein has always strongly denied any wrongdoing ... and thus far, has not been accused of any criminal conduct in the death of Michael Jackson.

As for Klein's lawyer, Herbert L. Weinberg -- dude doesn't explain why he's bailing on Arnie ... but recommends a couple of "fine lawyers" who could take over.

We called Klein for comment -- so far, no response.

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151.

lydia    

sooner or later people will find out that this guy is the father of that kid of Jacksons look at the face jaw lines coming in . looks like this guy

1011 days ago
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Janice Speed    

If I had a patient that was paying me 150,000$ a month - I would have given him whatever he asked for. I don't think Conrad should have been charges "alone". You cannot make me believe that none of the family could see MJ was in deep **** with the drugs he was guzzling down. Its kinda funny. Several years ago MJ was on trial for molesting kids and later charge someone with manslaughter for medicating him! He was talked about some awful. Made to have nude pics taken and just plan ole bashed him. Them same ppl were against him, now they love him. Make your mind up, please!!

1010 days ago
153.

shaz    

Some people will do anything for money - even when they already have millions

987 days ago
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michelle    

muy buano me encanta todo lo que sea de michael jackson se no lo creen pues creanlo por que yo soy una de las fans de michael jackson que más lo ama en esta vida y el es nuestra vida entera

946 days ago
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