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Michael Douglas' Ex-Wife

'I Stand By Michael...

Let Me See My Son!'

9/23/2013 12:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Douglas and his ex-wife -- who once battled bitterly -- are in lockstep over what they call the barbaric treatment of their imprisoned son ... TMZ has learned.

Diandra De Morrell Douglas tells TMZ ... their son Cameron has been treated like an animal while in solitary confinement at the Cumberland Federal Prison in Maryland.  He's serving 10 years for heroin possession and conspiracy to distribute narcotics.  Cameron failed a drug test in prison and was placed in solitary until recently.

As you know ... Michael talked about Cameron after winning an Emmy for "Behind the Candelabra," saying he wants to visit his son badly but isn't allowed.

Diandra tells us when Cameron got out of solitary he couldn't walk in the daylight, because his skin would burn because it couldn't adapt after living in an underground hole for so long.  His hair is also falling out.

Diandra says even though Cameron is out of solitary, part of his punishment is no visitors.

We called prison officials ... they were very abrupt with us, and said everything's confidential.

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aemish    

Solitary confinement is cruel and unusual. American prisons are Satanic.

330 days ago
92.

Bossy Potato    

He can't have visitors because the last one smuggled in heroin for him to use. Sorry but your son is a **** up who thinks the rules don't apply to him.

330 days ago
93.

tricia    

People murder and rape kids and they get off or get out early . People go to jail for smoking weed. People have great parents and are irretrievably bad. People have ****ty parents and become amazing pillars of the community. Who are we to judge and keep yapping off at the mouth about **** we don't even know.

330 days ago
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FedupWithBigGovt    

Ohhhhh Boo Hoo...poor little hollywood 'stars' miscreant offspring get treated like every other criminal. Tough noogies. He did the crime... now he is paying for it.

330 days ago
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cantbelieveimcommentingonhere    

i want to say I can't believe how insanely ignorant and hateful people are when it comes to drug addicts, but this is TMZ the #1 place for bitter and sadistic s*** to gain pleasure via others suffering.

who cares if he was dealing or not?? a society of alcoholic mutants is 100x worse than the effects of heroin addiction which is FAR less damaging to the body than alcohol (read any study on this if you actually feel like learning). glad this kid is rotting in jail while pharmaceutical overdoses and drunken drivers slaughter more than illegal drugs or the prohibition enabled cartels ever will.

330 days ago
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cantbelieveimcommentingonhere    

maybe this kid is remarkably stupid and maybe his parents did a horrible job raising him... OR he's just one of countless who are depressed and take drugs because they want to feel normal. being a rich celebrity's kid doesn't cure that.

prisons are full of drugs and anything else people will pay for. i'm pretty sure every single one of you would be getting high at every opportunity if you were living in the hell that is prison. if you are the tea party type you'll be glad to know the countless billions we waste on drug users so that they can get locked up with other addicts along with truly evil people that deserve to be there.

i'm not some "legalize all drugs" type, as surprising as it may be some people don't have to pick between being a useless far-right god fearing drone or a liberal socialist obama loving whatever (you don't actually have to be on one side of insane or another BTW you can just use common sense).

plenty of countries all over the world don't treat addicts with brutality (or imprisonment at all) and instead attempt to treat them. take a guess how much better their situation with drug users is? LESS addiction, MORE (successful) rehabilitation, LESS wasted money, LESS violence.

330 days ago
97.

cassi    

He did the crime. Yes mommy and daddy he is a Criminal quit your bitching

330 days ago
98.

SUSAN    

ON MICHAEL DOUGLAS'S SON IN PRISON: HE IS SPECIAL - HE IS SPECIAL TO HIS PARENTS AND FAMILY; IT'S OBVIOUS THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT CONCERNED ENOUGH WITH THE ABUSES PERPETRATED BY THE PRISON SYSTEM - NO ONE CAN UNDERSTAND THE GRAVITY OF THEM MORE THAN THOSE EXPERIENCING IT - WHICH INCLUDES OUTSIDE FAMILY MEMBERS. PUBLIC OPINION IS BASICALLY "WELL, IF YOU DID THE CRIME, YOU HAVE TO DO THE TIME"! WITH NO REGARD FOR HOW ABUSIVE THAT TIME IS MADE TO BE. OUR ENTIRE LEGAL SYSTEM IS IN NEED OF A COMPLETE OVERHAUL - YET NOBODY MAKES THIS A PRIORITY! OR EVEN CARES. WHERE DO YOU THINK YOUR POLITICIANS COME FROM? MORE IMPORTANTLY, WE ARE SUPPOSED TO BE A NATION OF CIVILIZED PEOPLE - YET APPEAR TO WANT THE UNDESERVED MEASURES OF TORTURE OUR GOVERNMENT DISALLOWS FOR TERRORISTS - PERPETRATED UPON OUR LOVED ONES IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. AND THEIR FAMILIES TREATED LIKE THEY HAVE TO FACE THE NAZI REGIME! MICHAEL DOUGLAS, THE FATHER, ISJUST A FATHER WHO HAPPENS TO HAVE A FAMOUS BACKGROUND - WHO EXERCISED HIS RIGHT TO START A PETITION AGAINST THE ABUSIVE DISREGARD THE BOP HAS FOR ITS OWN POLICIES! WHICH INCLUDE THE VITAL IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY CONTACT AND VISITATION. FOR A PRISONER S MENTAL, EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL BEING! HOW HAS THIS PREPOSTEROUS DENIAL FULFILL THAT OBJECTIVE? ESPECIALLY NOW WITH THE OBVIOUS UNHEALTHY PHYSICAL CONDITION HIS SON IS IN? THEIR ONLY OBJECTIVE FOR HIM WAS TO "BRAINWASH HIM" INTO SUBMISSIVENESS - THROUGH MEANS OF TORTURE. FLEX THEIR MUSCLES, IN ORDER TO PROVE THEIR POWER: "YOUR SON ISN'T ANYONE SPECIAL " THE ORGANIZATION WHO DROPPED SUPPORT OF THE PETITION: THIS ISN'T ABOUT "SPECIAL! THIS IS ABOUT A FAMILY WHO HAS THE MEANS TO ACTUALLY BE ABLE TO ACQUIRE THE BACKING NECESSARY IN ORDER TO MAKE THE PUBLIC AWARE OF HIS PLIGHT - HIS SON'S PLIGHT. IT HAS TO START SOMEWHERE, AND MAYBE HE COULD HAVE BEE N THE ONE WHO STARTED MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR ALOT OF OTHERS. AS IN "SETTING THE PRECEDENCE". HE WASN'T GOING TO GO TUCK HIS TAIL BETWEEN HIS LEGS OR COWER IN A CORNER TOO AFRAID TO ACT. SO MANY OTHER FAMILIES NEEDED TO SEE THIS FOR THEIR OWN SENSE OF COURAGE!

IT'S NOT ABOUT "SPECIAL" OR "FAMOUS" - IT'S JUST ABOUT A "FAMOUS MAN" WHO LOVES HIS SON AND IS TAKING THE STEPS HE CAN TO STOP THIS ABUSE OF HIS SON; ENTIRE FAMILY.

HOW ARROGANT OF THE PUBLIC TO TAKE ANY OTHER ATTITUDE. HOW SHAMEFUL OF THE ORGANIZATION WHO INITIALLY STOOD BEHIND HIM, TO DROP HIS WEB SITE. HYPOCRITICAL.

IT STARTS WITH ONE PERSON ...... WHO HAS THE COURAGE TO FORCE OPEN A LOCKED DOOR SO THAT OTHERS CAN WALK THROUGH FREELY. SHAME ON ALL THOSE WHO DENY THE DOUGLAS'S RIGHTS JUST BECAUSE MICHAEL IS ""FAMOUS".

315 days ago
99.

Anna    

Maybe your little precious Cameron should have followed the law and not decided to be a criminal.

227 days ago
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