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Michael Jackson

Creepy 'I Can't Sleep' Letter

Yanked from Auction

5/30/2012 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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A letter Michael Jackson wrote to Lisa Marie Presley -- complaining about the problem that ultimately killed the singer -- has been yanked from the auction block after Lisa Marie pitched a fit.

Lisa Marie has not said why she wanted the letter pulled, but it's pretty clear -- Michael struggled with sleep deprivation for years until he found a quick fix in the form of Propofol.

The letter -- written sometime between 1993 and 1996, reads as follows: "Smell here [arrow with box] Lisa I truly need this rest I haven't slept litterally [sic] in 4 days now. I need to be away from phones and Business people. I must take care of my health first Im' [sic] crazy for you Love Turd."

As TMZ first reported, Jackson was doctor shopping for Propofol before he hooked up with Conrad Murray.

So Julien's Auction in Beverly Hills -- the same company selling off Elvis' crypt -- has capitulated to Elvis' daughter. Owner Darren Julien tells TMZ, "I'm assuming it's a personal nature, and we wanted to honor the request and continue our good relationship with Ms. Presley."

We can read between the lines.

Creepy I Cannot Sleep Letter from Michael Jackson

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76.

herman    

he is dead \ so lets move on \ if people would care about there own love ones like they do with dead stars \ this would be a better world \ thank ya thank ya very much

844 days ago
77.

Olala    

People are full of bile, derive their knowledge from the tabloids, not thinking about righteousness. What kind of boys you are talking about. Michael was subjected to cruel extortion, he was forced to quickly hush up the case and go on tour to earn money for the producers, although he personally would like to see it through. Many people worked on this matter, including newspapers and yellow, propagation

844 days ago
79.

Kimbo    

HERMAN

he is dead \ so lets move on \ if people would care about there own love ones like they do with dead stars \ this would be a better world \ thank ya thank ya very much

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Very well said. Save 10% of your love for someone close to you, rabids.

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Why are you pushing "creepy" on this story? There's nothing "creepy" about that note and why is it "pitching a fit" to ask for a very personal note from one's spouse to be returned? Is it not obvious that the note rightfully belongs to Presley and that it was taken illegally and publicized for purposes of making a profit at auction? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU TMZ? Why do you enjoy bullying Michael Jackson? Oh, silly me, a grab at ratings and revenue, of course. Never mind the human beings, the grieving parents and the minor children, the millions of fans. "You will do anything for money." As long as the check clears, you really don't care.
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Totally agree, TMZ love bullying Michael and they should be disgusted with themselves. They should know that Michael had issues in the past with Juliens Auctions, trying to sell stuff he hadn't authorised, TMZ, Juliens, just out for CASH, disgraceful.
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totally disagree, TMZ is so pro MJ, always delete my posts, ask OhWell, he will tell you. Again the rabids are barking at the wrong tree, and can't stand for one ounce of truth which happens to be ALWAYS negative against MJ. Nothing Creepy? Are you kidding me. everything about MJ is creepy.
The truth is that everybody in the entertainment industry knows MJ was gay. There was no secret about it, and that the fact he made up such lies about crazy for LMP is just creepily manipulative. GOT IT??? GDI!

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How romantic (sarcastically) , that note was written on their first night of honey moon. It looks like LMP wanted to have some fun, but MJ was pulling the "I got a headache" excuse and left her a note doing propofol instead of having sex with her, haha......

844 days ago
80.

Daphne    

I was at the drug store today. I heard one of the cashier telling the other cashier next to her tell that the customer who just left was creepy. The other cashier asked her how so. She said, " well he gave me the creepy vibe just like that Michael Jackson............"

Now, I understand why this article called that letter was creepy!

844 days ago
82.

Dose Of Reality    

Forget who the letter was from or to and look at it (not the transcription). If you found that letter, wouldn't you think it was creepy or strange to say the least? It looks like something written by a barley literate inmate at youth detention center. Now, with a fresh outlook, remember who it is from. Yes, it's creepy. MJ fans like to say how beautiful his words were, yet he seems like he can barely scratch out a coherent sentence.


In many ways I think MJ used insomnia as an excuse to take drugs and when he had to cut back, he like many addicts, had trouble sleeping because they are far to used to passing out.

844 days ago
83.

=)    

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
― Mother Teresa
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“It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
― Mother Teresa
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“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”
― Mother Teresa

844 days ago
84.

wow    

Don't know why people downplay sleep deprivation. It's torment for the sleep deprived. After spending most the day on Airplanes yesterday and being awake most the night by loud guests pulling an all nighter and then waking before 7:00 am I can relate today. It;s too bad MJ didn't seek the best help available.

844 days ago
85.

Dose Of Reality    

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Do some serious research on Mother Teresa, many of her actions were far from saintly and quite self serving.

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If you really want to read how a person writes a quick letter to a loved one, even while under severe stress, look at some letters home from Civil War soldiers, many were written by real country bumpkins with very little education yet the words they wrote conveyed so much, so eloquently. MJ did little more than a panhandler writing on a scrap of cardboard.


http://www.civilwararchive.com/LETTERS/letters.htm

844 days ago
86.

=)    

“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”
― Mother Teresa

844 days ago
87.

Dose Of Reality    

This is just one of many articles about Mother Teresa. It's just the first on the search list. Take comfort in her words if you like, there's no problem with that. Many of the things listed about the fallacies do remind me of how people think of MJ.

Remember: "With a distorted view, the believers will always see what they want, not necessarily the truth." - D.O.R.

http://mostlywater.org/mother_teresa_faithless_fraud_and_hypocrite

844 days ago
88.

lenutaa_mirceaa    

michael jackson creepy l can sleep letter yanked form auction

844 days ago
90.

Kepi    

LOL

844 days ago
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