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Conrad Murray

Sings Like a (Dying) Canary

Over MJ's Death

4/2/2013 5:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Conrad Murray
has broken his silence about NOT testifying in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial ... and he did it by SINGING on live TV.

Murray -- who is serving a 4-year sentence for killing MJ -- called into "Anderson Cooper 360" moments ago from jail. At first he sang the same old tune ... insisting he was innocent and in the process of appealing the case.

But then he did something really, really weird -- belting out his version of "The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot" (better sung by Nat King Cole)!

Murray seemed to be explaining how much he and MJ had in common ... and why he's chosen to plead the 5th​ in Katherine Jackson's $40 billion suit against AEG -- but you gotta watch it, because his singing is super awkward ... and awful.

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62.

Kimbo    

Yes, the kids will testify that MJ could not fall asleep and had to use drugs even before any concerts, sleeping all the time and worst of all the boys were abused sexually and had to keep it a secret otherwise MJ would drop them from the balcony!

381 days ago
63.

Bell    

Conrad Murray is trying to gain sympathy. But Conrad was the idiot doctor that bought those boxes and boxes of sensitives de was supposedly trying to ween MJ from. Oh he did not know MJs history with meds? What b.s when his own defense attorney called MJ an addict? Oh we did not forget the message he recorded of MJ on his iPhone. Conrad your a lying idiot you even omitted facts from the doctor at UCLA to cover your own ass. This guy can't be trusted.

381 days ago
64.

Hibiscus    

DUILAMA
Hmmm............
I see the mice have been out playing. Is it the weather, or some other reasons. LOL LOL LOL!!!
seems to be more stupid than usual. and that Sarajane, attacks everybody with her same limited vocabs and imagination. And wow, that HN, repeating her chant like she was just let out from her mental ward. Flying donkey was restrained from saying hi to Briagha because Mii was raising wall. But its okay Pegasus, just send Briagha a personal email and tell her how you hate mimi fro the bottom of your heart. Oh, good old timesl

Hey rabids, while you are having a very happy Easter and Spring with new hopes, I bet you will feel happiest when you think of MJ..............
Guess who did not rise again in Easter? Guess who did not have Easter dinner with his children!

381 days ago
65.

Bell    

Oh hate auto correct! I meant sedatives

381 days ago
66.

Cherie    

"And the award for best performance by a nut job goes to...."

381 days ago
67.

dee    

What was that about?!

381 days ago
68.

dee    

Maybe that's a preview to his up and coming CD coming out...............

381 days ago
69.

claudiamartelly    

For those who say Michael Jackson is responsible for his own death, you need to understand that this doctor administered this heavy drug to M.J. every night for 30 days based on evidence and Murray's own admission (police tape). He didn't even give M.J. a chance to be sober enough to make a clear, rational, healthy decision on his own. OK?

381 days ago
70.

Ulrike    

"I no longer want to be the bank for my family" This is why Michael had to die. His greedy, brainsick familily slaughtert him, that has nothing to do with propofol

381 days ago
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72.

Pegasus    


Jailhouse Idol? Conrad Murray Sings About Santa On Anderson Cooper’s Show

Posted on Apr 3, 2013 @ 7:53AM | By Neil J. Woulfe

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In an jaw dropping move, Michael Jackson’s former personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, called into Anderson Cooper’s AC360... CNN show from jail Tuesday night and inexplicably started singing Nat King Cole’s The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot!

Before he launched into his song, Murray first spoke to Cooper about Katherine Jackson’s $40 billion wrongful death lawsuit she filed against AEG Live, the concert promoter, she claims, entrusted Murray to be his physician during his This Is It comeback tour, which was set for London’s O2 Arena in the summer of 2009. (Jury selection in the trial started Tuesday.)

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Murray — who indicated to Cooper he feels no guilt in Jackson’s death by saying, “I am an innocent man” – said at this time, he has not been subpoenaed, but that he is “not interested” in testifying, but if he does, he will invoke his Fifth Amendment right to not incriminate himself.

Murray also claimed he didn’t know Jackson as an addict, which Cooper challenged since there were other medicine bottles in the singer’s bedroom.

The disgraced physician also maintained once again that he didn’t give Jackson any Propofol the day he died. Furthermore, he claims he didn’t leave any of the powerful hospital anesthetic within Jackson’s reach, and that it was Jackson who injected the drug into himself, after Murray left the room.

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Murray insisted, “I’m an innocent man, Anderson. I maintain that innocence. I must tell you, I’m extremely sorry that Michael has passed. It’s a tremendous loss for me, it’s a burden I’ve been carrying for the longest while and it’s a burden I will carry for an indefinite period of time.

“The loss is just overwhelming. He was very close to me, I was close to him, we were absolutely great friends.”

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Later in the interview, Murray touched on his humble childhood and compared it to Jackson’s early life in small town Gary, Indiana, and then, he bizarrely started singing the classic Cole song, The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot.

Lyrics include, “He’s a little boy that Santa Claus forgot, and goodness knows he did not want a lot/ He wrote a note to Santa for some crayons and a toy, it broke his little heart when he found Santa hadn’t come… I’m so sorry for that laddy who hasn’t got a Daddy.”



Murray then added, “That song tells my story. That’s how I grew up – I had no Christmases, I had no toys. I had nothing.”

As RadarOnline.com has previously reported, in November 2011, Murray was sentenced to four years in prison on an involuntary manslaughter charge after he was found guilty of administering the fatal dose of Propofol, which killed the Thriller singer on June 25, 2009.

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Murray is scheduled to be released on October 28, if he serves his full sentence.

381 days ago
74.

Pegasus    


Jackson’s Attorney Continues To Defend Michael – Testifying At Wrongful Death Trial, Believes Lawsuit ‘Absolutely Has Merit’

Posted on Apr 3, 2013 @ 10:45AM | By jenheger

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Michael Jackson‘s criminal defense attorney, Tom Mesereau, is continuing to fight on behalf of his late client — and as part of his ongoing defense, he will be testifying in support of Katherine Jackson during the upcoming trial for her wrongful death lawsuit against concert promoters AEG Live, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

“I’m on the plaintiff’s witness list because AEG Live plans on bringing up the 2005 molestation trial in which Michael Jackson was completely exonerated. I will be explaining to the jury that Michael was found not guilty on 10 felony counts involving allegations of child molestation and abuse,” Mesereau tells Radar. “Michael had a very strong reputation after the criminal trial and everywhere I went and spoke, people were always coming up to me offering their support – everyone was extremely positive.”

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As previously reported, jury selection for the $40 billion lawsuit began Monday in Los Angeles. Katherine Jackson contends that AEG Live were negligent by hiring Conrad Murray, to be her son’s personal physician for his upcoming tour.

Jackson died just two weeks before the This is It tour was set to have kicked off at London’s O2 arena in the summer of 2009 – it was to be the Thriller singer’s much anticipated comeback.

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In November 2011 Murray was convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of Jackson, and was sentenced to four years in county jail.

AEG Live asserts that Murray had been Jackson’s personal doctor before they hired him – and that the employment contract was never actually signed off on.

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When asked what Michael would have thought about his mother and children, Prince and Paris testifying at the trial, Mesereau said his late client would not have wanted them thrust into the media glare, but that he would have understood the need to seek justice.

“Of course Michael wouldn’t want them to be in the media spotlight,” he says. “However, Michael loved his mother and I think he would have understood her need to go through with this. I’m sorry that the children and Katherine have to go through this ordeal, but it’s very important to them and I fully support them. This lawsuit absolutely has merit.”

PHOTOS: The Jackson Family Arrives To Dr. Conrad Murray’s Trial

Jury selection could take three weeks, with the trial potentially lasting up to three months.

381 days ago
75.

MiMi    

He's not singing like a canary, he's whining.


Poor Conrat, no presents for Christmas.

Oh Boo Hoo!


What about the children you left Fatherless????

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