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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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46.

Bruno    

They would not do that against the biological father of Michael Jackson's children. Or would they?

963 days ago
47.

HumanNature    

The Board reportedly wants to question Klein about the possibility that he self-prescribed narcotics, used false names on narcotics prescriptions


NOW, THAT'S A DRUG ADDICT WITH A MEDICAL DEGREE!!!

963 days ago
48.

LindaB    

I swear that Prince Michael Jackson is the biological son of Arnie Klein! Just look at him...the resemblence is there!

963 days ago
49.

JOHO    

This doc is so the father of Paris and Prince M. They look identical

963 days ago
50.

mikole    

I watched when this Dr. was on TMZ live. He admitted to giving Michael Jackson Demerol. Why would a Dermatologist/skin doctor have any reason to give a patient a powerful pain medication? Not to mention inter muscular as he claims.

963 days ago
51.

Holly    

Prince also has Arnie's weight problem

963 days ago
52.

janet    

Jacksons family was always fully aware of what Michael Jackson was doing to himslef and all his drugs. They will sue who ever they can. Good luck on that.

Dr. Murray got the full hit. Michael Jackson had not done so much as a single concert let alone a tour in over 12 years.

Michael Jackson did what he wanted to do and paid for doing what he wanted. It's always been that simple. Why is that so hard to understand. The entertainer on stage was just that an entertainer. Off stage was a whole different story. Michael Jackson had not done so much as a single concert let alone a comeback tour in over 12 years. Why? Just take a look at him. That's Why. The make-up and padded clothes couldn't hide that.

Jackson paid alot of money for his secrets being kept (no way he was ever going into a hospital setting for his propofal. How many years overseas? Just look at what he physically turned himself into and all the drugs and the tolerance built up. Espically propofol. Always been his choice to to that. Jackson had a very high tolerence over 25 years. He knew more about propofol than most doctors.


Only problem with Michael Jackson is that Elvis Presley had an ex-wife and a daughter who kept Graceland alive. Not a bunch of bottom feeders.

963 days ago
54.

kim    

OH PEOPLE GIVE IT A R E S T... HE WAS A DRUGGIE AND DRUGGIES SOMETIMES DIE IMAGINE THAT... IF YOU PUT NASTY CHEMICALS IN YOUR BODY YOU HAVE NASTY RESULTS, HE COULDN'T BEAT IT AND ITS NOT A THRILLER TO BE A DRUGGIE...

963 days ago
55.

Moi    

I wonder what people drink/eat/smoke to see any resemblance between Klein and Prince?..

963 days ago
56.

Holly    

MJ did so much damage to his career, he was rated the same as Lindsay Lohan


Dead Michael Jackson Has Nowhere to Go but Up

Thu., Jul. 9, 2009 12:19 PM PDT by Joal Ryan

It's been said that Michael Jackson is more popular dead than alive. Now it's been demonstrated that it'd be virtually impossible for the entertainer to be less popular dead than he was alive.

According to Q Scores, the company that polls the public on celebrities' likability, along with their recognizability, Jackson was rating just a 9 on the favorable scale in the most recent survey before his June 25 death.

"On the scale of 0-100, 9 is pretty low," Henry Schafer, executive vice president of Marketing Evaluations, which runs Q Scores, told E! News today.

Stars with similar paltry scores, per Schafer: Tori Spelling, David Beckham and Lindsay Lohan.


Read more: http://www.eonline.com/news/dead_michael_jackson_has_nowhere_go_up/133345#ixzz1fh2VMfdv

963 days ago
57.

Siggisis    

Moi: 20 minutes ago

I wonder what people drink/eat/smoke to see any resemblance between Klein and Prince?..

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I wonder too.

I am glad that Arnie Parnie will finally be investigated, why the delay?
And when is the Texan Medical Board going to strip Murray of his medical licence? I believe he lost it automatically in California when he was convicted, but he is still allowed to practice in Texas and perhaps one more state, which I don´t remember.
But Arnie, you saw it coming the minute you heard Michael had passed away - just had a little luck that the medical board works so extremely slowly.

963 days ago
58.

kathy    

Good....jerk...He can join Conrad....

963 days ago
59.

charley    

this guy is like a snake...appears only when he thinks hes free from trouble by giving a drugged out pedophile the drugs he needed...yes kline...we all know you were michaels drug dealer for years...one of his many manipulating saps....if dr murray had to pay..so do you and every other doctor that caved into this pedophiles drug addiction!

963 days ago
60.

Barb    

About time. TMZ had already aired, several times, MJ leaving doctor Klein's office and it was obvious MJ was heavily drugged. You don't leave a dermatologist's office drugged. NOW Medical the Board of California is investigating???

963 days ago
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