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Debbie Rowe

To Testify About

MJ's Shocking Drug Use

7/25/2013 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Debbie Rowe will testify in the Michael Jackson wrongful death case that MJ was a SECRET, hardcore drug addict for decades -- testimony that could severely damage the Jackson's case.

Sources connected with the trial tell TMZ ... Rowe will be called by AEG Live Tuesday or Wednesday ... and she'll testify that in the '80s and '90s ... she knew Michael was abusing some prescription meds, but had no idea his habit was so out of control.

We're told Rowe will point the finger at her former boss, MJ's go-to doc, Arnie Klein.  Rowe will testify she learned after the fact that Klein had a standing order ... when Michael came to the office he should be injected with Demerol and Vistaril (which makes the Demerol stronger). 

Rowe will say Michael kept the extent of his drug abuse a secret from her -- something that will clearly help AEG, because the company is arguing it had no reason to know Michael was a drug abuser.

Rowe will say she saw Michael on TMZ coming out of Klein's office days before he died -- looking totally out of it.  We're told she will say she called Klein after Michael died and said, "What the f**k did you give him?  He's dead and it's your fault."  She then hung up on him.

Rowe's testimony will further help AEG because she'll say she had no idea Michael was secretly going to surgical offices specifically for the purpose of getting high and going to sleep.

She'll also say she's the only person in Michael's world who could control him -- that she's the only one (including Michael's family) who would say "NO."

The testimony could be critical.  If the jury believes Michael could hide his hardcore drug use, AEG would have no reason to sound an alarm or take preventative action.

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199 COMMENTS

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76.

Bianca ZA    

It's been known for months that Michael's former doctor had first introduced him to Propofol. Nothing new here.

456 days ago
77.

VICKIE    

HOW CAN ANYONE SAY THAT MJ WASN'T A DRUG USER???? THEY ARE JUST TRYING TO BLAME EVERYONE ELSE FOR IT AND IT WAS HIS FAULT----ALL BY HIMSELF!!!!

456 days ago
78.

CatineE. Perkins    

Michael Jackson story is sad on so many levels but
there is a deeper level about such children that
is never addressed, thus no solution is ever
found. Matters not the culture. race or even religion only false glory.
The effect upon our young is dire, but yet, life style
glorified. Hey, America, look behind the looking
glass.

456 days ago
79.

ultravioletrae    

Why the fabrications?

455 days ago
80.

Elizabeth    

Even though Michael was a drug addict from way back in the 80's till he died, he was one of the greatest artist's of the century..

I am sure Debbie tried to help him and he was probably in alot of denial over his problem!

455 days ago
81.

Lynn    

Its about time this sickness is revealed and put to rest, so that some possible fresh new matters of truth can find there way to the surface. Maybe Michael could finally have some eace, which he never had a chance at.

455 days ago
82.

Mike    

When will people realize that Michael Jackson is the accountable one. Michael was responsible for the poor choice to rely on heavy drug use. So let's stop blaming others. Let him rest in peace.

455 days ago
83.

imani    

No one can control an addict. That is the nature of addiction. Addicts are powerless and that is the first thing they must accept, in the recovery process. If Debbie Rowe had the "power" to stop Michael's addiction, then why didn't she? She could not have and she should not take on that type of burden, which will only result in a lot of guilt.
Michael Jackson had plenty of opportunities to go to rehab but he refused. There were many enablers which allowed Michael access to many drugs.

If anyone had intervened to try and stop him Michael would no longer have them as a friend or in his employment. He was no different than any other addict. If you push them to hard, they isolate and ostracize those who want to help them.

The only people that could have turned Michael Jackson around. And they were his three beautiful children, whom he loved and adored. It is only his love of them and their love of him that could have impacted him enough to seek treatment. Yet that was not enough. As with many addicts who profess to love their children, but it is not enough to stick with treatment.

455 days ago
84.

geneo    

The family will never go on food stamps they have lots of $$$$$$$$$$ and want more..

455 days ago
85.

shempbat    

He had to be on drugs to have kids with that seahag. With his dough, you would think he would have picked a looker.

455 days ago
86.

tom    

This would make a blockbuster movie. The true life of MJ, worts and all.

455 days ago
87.

HeeHee    

Tell the truth Debbie. Tell the world what kind of freak Michael Jackson was.

455 days ago
88.

leon    

Since everyone ( family, friends and medical staff ) are liars and frauds, I think the remaining balance of money in his estate should be given to me. End of it all.

455 days ago
89.

Mike Huntsarry    

Ding ding ding, extra extra read all about it, NEWSFLASH, this may come as some suprise so you may want to sit down, michael jackson was a "secret" hardcore drug user.

455 days ago
90.

E    

i see a problem here. if she knew he was abusing drugs, why did she let him have the kids? that doesn't make her look like a good person at all !!

455 days ago
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