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Michael Jackson

MJ's People Expose Big Stars as Drug Addicts

11/15/2013 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's people have just thrown Britney Spears, George Michael, Van Halen, Aerosmith and other big names under a big tour bus, because MJ's people have just labeled them hard-core drug abusers just to make a point in a lawsuit.

Here's the deal.  Lloyds of London has refused to pay  benefits under an insurance policy that AEG took out in case MJ was not able perform for the "This Is It" tour.  Lloyds rejected the claim on grounds Michael and AEG defrauded the company by failing to fess up that MJ was a drug abuser.

Now the bus.  The Michael Jackson Company (MJC) sued Lloyds, demanding payment.  MJC claims in public documents -- obtained by TMZ -- that a number of artists, including Britney, George, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Kings of Leon, AC/DC, Johnny Hallyday and Whitney Houston all were known drug addicts and all of them applied for similar insurance to Lloyds.

MJC wants to see how the other rock stars were treated to determine if Michael is being singled out unfairly.

Short story -- to make their case, they're going to tar and feather every other rock star and act in sight.


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as millions know brit is rich by being a real pig of a sex dancer` she knows nothing else shes destroying the kids, wait and see whats coming porno dancer, mommy puts boys the same starting early,

308 days ago


as millions know brit is rich by being a real pig of a sex dancer` she knows nothing else shes destroying the kids, wait and see whats coming porno dancer, mommy puts boys the same starting early,

308 days ago

Gabriel Ricardo    

The Jackson family did not take due care, didn't bother much with this golden goose : Michael Jackson.
Now the money dried up,are desperate for money, they are embarrassing yourself, you bunch of maggots.
The place of this family of kooks, deadbeats, is in the jail.
Pity the children of MJ, are living with this bunch of crazies

308 days ago


I am not surprised about these guys, I have always wondered why Britney Spears has aged so much, she looks at least 40 these days. Just don't get it they have money talent (well not that much in Britney's case), fame and a **** load of money you would think that would be enough to keep them happy. In any case they are idiots doing this to themselves

308 days ago


Come on.. He is dead.. Why try to ruin other peoples lifes when your own kid was a drug addict.. Tough to deal with the truth isnt it?? Jackson Family? Your kid was messed up in the head and also was a chile molester so find something better to do now that you won't be getting any money.. Bunch of bs.. Please stop talking about jacksons family there a bunch of tards to say the least..

308 days ago


Wow Wow Wow... Really Jackson family?? Your gonna start to try and ruin other peoples lives and make up a bunch of bs so you can get money.. well guess what your not getting any money, you kid was one of the biggest drug addicts in the world, conrad murray should have been innocent of all charges- he did not force your son to take the meds he wanted and needed because he was a junky, your kid was a child molester 110% and you know it.. Stop trying to bring other people down because you will not get money now.. deal with the truth and it hurts sometimes.. Im so sick of this crap.. Yes he was a great artist and thats it otherwise he was a piece of trash, drug addict and just like him you blame everyone else for what happens... enough is enough stop talking about the jackson family they are the biggest morons in the world...

308 days ago

Metta Worldhate    

Drugs are good. NARCS are bad.

308 days ago


How stupid could Lloyd's of London be? They issued a contingency non-appearance and cancelation policy.

If i am not mistaken didn't somebody say that Michael was examined by a doctor before starting rehearsals who said that Michael passed the test with flying colors?

the executors are right,there is a dicrimination.Michael wasn't a drug addict,the coroner PROVED so.

307 days ago


All the people named are known to have used drugs to excess in the past and most have done interviews talking about it in the past so where is the the shock horror exposure?. This stinks of desperation.

307 days ago


How would The Estate Lawyers know if it wasn't public information all ready? Are TMZ saying that they are off limits, why?

307 days ago


No where in this article did it say Jackson family it said The Michael Jackson Company (MJC) and
policy that AEG took out in case MJ was not able perform for the "This Is It" tour. So how did this become about his family mainly his brothers?

307 days ago

marco balletta    

MJ Estate has thrown MJ under the bus for wanting to get their hands over 18millions going after Lloyds….

I vividly remember pro estate ‘s ppl saying something very similar to this regarding AEG:

what do u expect AEG to do ? Not defending themselves via putting MJ in a bad light ?

Oh well, I am going to use your same words regarding Lloyds:

What do u expect Lloyds to do ? Not defending themselves via putting MJ in a bad light ?

I do not get it … 1 of the “excuses” of MJ Estate’s fans that opposed KJ’s trial against AEG , has been their claim that AEG trial would have given a bad light to MJ and put a light over MJ’s medical / health issues and “drug” use that would have “thrown MJ under a bus for $” ( by the way, these are topics that have been touched and continuously distorted by the “media”/gossip for 25 years, the timeframe I have been a MJ ‘s fan)…

Doesn’t the MJ Estate vs Lloyd case float around the same topics (MJ’s medical condition , health issue, ‘drug use’) ?

Why MJ Estate’s fans do not boycott the Lloyd case that IS ONLY about $ and “is throwing MJ under the bus” , which is what these same fans have accused KJ to have done while she INSTEAD was exposing AEG ‘s wrongdoings ?

Why are these fans so double standard ?

Why these fans seems to me, pro MJ Estate and anti MJ ?

307 days ago

Dose Of Reality    

Ah, the Jackson family. They always show their class.

What a bunch of trash. The only good that came out of the whole trial is that no one can deny MJ was a major drug addict for a long time.

307 days ago


Attempting to show a "pattern of exclusion" to prove some type of discrimination is not an attempt to "tar and feather other artist." Michael Jackson was infused with the Propofol by a Physician who acted recklessly and failed to follow the standard of care for using this anesthetic. That was the cause of Death was ruled a homicide and Murray went to jail. Michael was attempting to get sleep not high. This was not something he did on a regular basis either. That is not the same as recreational drug use ! There is no doubt many people such as the band member with ACDC often use illegal drugs to self medicate. The issue is Lloyds of London possibly discriminating by writing policies for some well known users of illicit drugs and excluding others whom a doctor administered a legal drug to such as MJ who is African American. I'm sorry the author of the story does not understand how alleged claims of discrimination are determined. If proven this could help some other artist from discrimination. The only problem I have it was AEG who will benefit from the Lloyds policy to my understanding!

307 days ago


MJ's autopsy tox screen showed NO illegal drugs in his body at the time of death and there was no Opiates, which Demerol is! At the AEG trial the main drug some doctors said MJ had become dependent on in the 90's due to "real and severe pain" was Demerol, and he went to rehab for, but that was not in his body at the time of death. No doctor said MJ used this drug to get high. It was doctors who recommended Propofol to MJ for sleep and he had not used that medication since the History tour which was 14 year before TII. That does not qualify as a drug addiction. Had Murray monitored MJ he would not have died! The injection sites on MJ's body were from where Murray put the IV's in MJ for Propofol. The only toxic amount of drugs in MJ body was Propofol and there small amount of benzodiazepines which Murray infused in him along with Propofol increasing the risk of respiratory failure, especially if he did not monitor him.

307 days ago
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