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Prince Jackson

Conrad Murray Told Us

'Sorry Kids. Dad's Dead.'

6/26/2013 1:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Prince Jackson
just testified ... Dr. Conrad Murray informed them of Michael Jackson's passing by glibly announcing, "Sorry kids. Dad's dead."

Prince has taken the stand in the Jackson family's wrongful death lawsuit against AEG, saying all he and his siblings could do was cry after hearing the news.

Prince said he recalled being in the sitting room of the Holmby Hills mansion when his father went into cardiac arrest on June 25th, 2009. Prince said he heard screams and Murray summoned him upstairs, where Prince saw his father "half hanging out of the bed" while Murray administered CPR.

He said Paris was hit the hardest by her dad's death, screaming that she "wanted her daddy" while Murray was trying to resuscitate him.

Prince said, "She was my dad's princess. She definitely is dealing with [his death] in her own way."

As we reported, Paris has sunken into a deep and dangerous depression recently, stemming from her father and his death.

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61.

Spicy mag    

**** michael Jackson and his ****ehead doctor. Let them bang each other in hell.

392 days ago
62.

summerjay    

I'm sorry but I can't and won't believe a thing any media outlet feeds us unless it comes from Michaels own mouth. but obviously now that he has left the scene, events and speculation about people i have never personally had a conversation with to even begin to judge their wellbeing, like paris and the kids, are spinning out of control.

392 days ago
63.

anne2    

We feel so sorry for MJ3,,,
You are Not Alone...

392 days ago
64.

Cry Baby    

"After he got off the phone, he would cry," Prince Jackson testified. "He would say 'They're going to kill me, they're going to kill me.'"

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Is that something a good father will tell a 10 (back in 2009) years old kid? Don't think so. What can your kid do for you, if that's true? Is this the kind of things MJ brought to the family??? What kind of childhood you think those kid will remember?


Rabids really buy into it, go get an education!!!

392 days ago
65.

Cry Baby    

"After he got off the phone, he would cry," Prince Jackson testified. "He would say 'They're going to kill me, they're going to kill me.'"

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Is that something a good father will tell a 10 (back in 2009) years old kid? Don't think so. What can your kid do for you, if that's true? Is this the kind of things MJ brought to the family???


Rabids really buy into it, go get an education!!!

392 days ago
66.

Pegasus    

Karma:

You are most welcomed! Glad to pass on whatever I come across for others to read and take away with them what they want to believe. I find it interesting though, that different places have their own spin on things that are said and/or happened, however. But I am glad that you and other MJ Fans have an opportunity to read what is being said elsewhere. I pray that you have a Blessed Day today. Love, Hugs & Peace.

392 days ago
67.

worldclass    

Poor kids!

392 days ago
68.

Brittne    

These are not MJ's seed, NO WAY! But Blanket is.

392 days ago
69.

Belinda    

I must say I think his family had enabled him over the years.. I think accountabilty should comr from both sides. Honestly it was not a shock he died, jeez he slept in a bubble..

392 days ago
70.

EasilyHard    

When wuz he ever awake or sober? For family photo staging and that tour? It all reminds me of a drunk parent who's gone and then painted as this present individual He wuz a shell with opiate filling

392 days ago
71.

skyke    

You people must live horrible unnoticed lives. Did your dad **** your mom to produce such hateful psychotic keyboard thugs? This is a child *******s!!! Internet bullies and envious of people who live a lifestyle that you well never know in your evil lives. Keep kids off limits because there are too many psychos trolling.

392 days ago
73.

victory    

I would take anything 'Prince Jackson' has to say w/ a grain of salt. From the time those kids were born, they've led quite an unbelievable dysfunctional life. Once Michael passed away, nobody really gave two cents about their well being or mainstreaming them into a somewhat 'normal' society.

392 days ago
74.

Rich    

I think comment boxes should be eliminated, or charge a fee to post. Nothing but mean spirited posts and bullying.

392 days ago
75.

Pegasus    

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Jackson's teenage son describes upbringing, death
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Associated Press – 14 minutes ago..


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's oldest son described the frantic efforts to revive his father to a jury, a scene of tears and agony that ended a dozen idyllic years being raised by one of pop music's superstars.

Michael Joseph "Prince" Jackson Jr. told the panel Wednesday how he knew there was trouble in the singer's rented mansion when heard screaming upstairs and went into his father's bedroom. His father was laying halfway off the bed, eyes rolled up into the back of his head as his physician tried CPR.

His sister Paris screamed for her father and Prince, now 16, told jurors that he was crying. On the ride to a hospital, the teenager recounted how he tried to calm the fears of his sister and younger brother by telling them that angels were watching over their father and everything would be fine.

It wasn't until his father's doctor, Conrad Murray, came out of the emergency room and said he had died that Prince knew his father was gone.

"Nothing will ever be the same," the teenager told jurors. He said while his younger brother doesn't totally realize the loss, his sister has had the hardest time of them all and he has had many sleepless nights since his father died four years ago.

His voice wavered at times and tears appeared to form in his eyes, but Prince remained composed as he publicly recounted for the first time what he saw the day his father died.

The re-telling of the scene in Jackson's bedroom came after nearly an hour of Prince describing happier times, showing photos of him and his sister when they were younger and a series of videos of the children filmed by their father.

He testified in a lawsuit accusing concert promoter AEG Live LLC of negligently hiring Murray, who was later convicted of involuntary manslaughter for giving Jackson an overdose of the anesthetic propofol.

AEG denies it hired the physician or bears any responsibility for the entertainer's death.

Wearing a black suit with a dark grey tie and his long brown hair tucked behind his ears, Prince testified that he saw AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips at the family's rented mansion in a heated conversation with Murray in the days before his father died. The teenager said Phillips grabbed Murray's elbow.

Phillips "looked aggressive to me," Prince testified.

His father wasn't at home at the time and was probably rehearsing, he said.

He said he saw his father cry after phone conversations with Phillips, and wanted more time to rehearse and was unhappy with pressure to perform his 50 scheduled comeback concerts titled "This Is It."

Murray's attorney Valerie Wass and AEG defense attorney Marvin S. Putnam later denied outside court that the meeting Prince described ever happened.

Putnam said Prince would be re-called to the witness stand during the defense case later in the trial.

"I think as the testimony will show when he is called in our defense that's not what happened," Putnam said. "He was a 12-year-old boy who has had to endure this great tragedy."

The testimony began with the teenager showing jurors roughly 15 minutes of private family photos and home videos.

He described growing up on Neverland Ranch and narrated videos of the property's petting zoos, amusement park and other amenities. After his father's acquittal of child molestation charges, Prince described living in the Middle East, Ireland and Las Vegas.

Prince is the first Jackson family member to testify during the trial, now in its ninth week. On Thursday his cousins, TJ and Taj Jackson, who are Tito Jackson's sons, will take the witness stand.

Prince Jackson, his sister Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson and brother Prince Michael "Blanket" Jackson are plaintiffs in the case against AEG, which their grandmother and primary caretaker filed in August 2010.

Another image showed Michael Jackson playing piano with his son while Prince was still a toddler.

Plaintiffs' attorney Brian Panish asked Prince whether he was interested in pursuing a career in music. "I can never play an instrument and I definitely cannot sing," Prince said to laughter from the jury.

He said he wanted to study film or business when he goes to college.

His testimony also included details that AEG's lawyers will likely point to later in the case to bolster their contention that Jackson was secretive about using propofol as a sleep aid.

Prince said none of the household staff were allowed upstairs at the mansion, and the singer kept his bedroom locked while receiving treatments from Murray.

During cross-examination, Putnam played a clip from a deposition of Prince in which the teen said he discovered the bedroom was locked when he and his siblings were playing hide-and-seek and couldn't get inside.

Prince also said his father gave him and his sister Paris a stack of $100 bills on a few occasions to give to Murray. He said his father told him that Murray wouldn't take the money from him, and the doctor wouldn't take the full amount from the children.

The teenager said his understanding was that the money was meant to tide Murray over until he got paid by AEG Live.

He never saw or knew how Murray was treating his father.

"I was 12. To my understanding he was supposed to make sure my dad stayed healthy," Prince testified.

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