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Michael Jackson's Pianist

Conrad Murray Screwed Me

Out of 'This Is It' Riches

3/3/2014 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Jackson's pianist could have been huge -- hauling in nearly half a million bucks -- if Conrad Murray didn't kill MJ ... so now he's threatening to sue Murray for all the money he lost.

Morris Pleasure was in the band for the "This Is It" tour, and last fall -- while Conrad was still in jail -- he fired off a letter accusing the doctor of robbing him out of what would have been his "highest-paying job."

Pleasure's no stiff -- he's performed with Earth, Wind & Fire, Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, and Natalie Cole, Roberta Flack and many more -- but the MJ gig would have been his pinnacle of his career.

We're told Mo P stood to make about $400,000 over 2 years of touring with Michael.

By law, Murray had 90 days to work out a settlement -- but the piano man's attorney tells us they've heard nothing ... so the next step will likely be a lawsuit for the lost wages.

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1.

ThatOneAwkwardGirl    

Who the **** cares. Leave the MJ stuff alone.

149 days ago
2.

mj fan forever    

He is so damn right indeed!!!! That quack murderer sociopath mentally disturbed is totally GUILTY of everything!!! I really hope he'll make this disgusting murderer pay out, he will never pay enough!!!! He should have been left to rot in jail before finally rotting in hell where he belongs MURDERER!!!

149 days ago
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jsnance    

Oh please. MJ killed himself. He is the one who screwed them out of the money. Conrad was just doing what MJ wanted done. He doesn't owe anyone crap. I doubt he would have made it 30 minutes into a show without collapsing anyway.

149 days ago
4.

HumanNature    

HEY DUMB ASS QUACK


WHAT HAPPEN TO YOUR REALITY SHOW AND BOOK DEAL?????


NO ONE IS INTERESTED?????

149 days ago
5.

Clyde T.M. Nestra    

You can't get blood from a turnip, but you CAN get publicity on TMZ by even THREATENING to sue someone. Yawn!

149 days ago
6.

vidsoon    

Michael could have gone on to feed millions of starving children in third world countries. Murray must pay for that, too.

149 days ago
7.

Phil    

It's a bit late, or can't the guy read newspapers very well!

149 days ago
8.

lkelly816    

Get in line with the others still waiting for a payday.

149 days ago
9.

ariesalyson    

Sad to say it. Michael Jackson let fame kill him. He had an addictive personality, but his music will always be adored andhis dance moves are historic. Didn't care for "This is it!" Really captured him at his worst.

149 days ago
10.

Sade    

This is a lie,The pianist is still making bank off of MJ by doing the immortal world tour,hes not suing TMZ stop with the lies already

148 days ago
11.

Dr.Conrad Murray    

Thank you TMZ,


Once again you have gone above & beyond the call of duty to help me with my book sales.


publishers are all trying to out bid each other for the rights to publish my as of yet to be titled tell all book.


As you can all see,the Jacksons are scared of what I'm going to reveal to the world.


But what upsets the Jacksons most of all,they're not going to get ONE PENNY from my book sales,the best way to incite the greedy jacksons is to hit them right in the wallet.


As promised,Harvey you will get a free autographed copy,coming soon.


Happy Regards,
Doctor Robert Conrad Murray.

146 days ago
12.

jenny espinosa ortiz    

**** you condrad murray

144 days ago

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