Karen Fayes evidence continued
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's longtime makeup artist testified Thursday that she overhead an executive for concert promoter AEG Live insist that the singer rehearse despite signs of Jackson's declining health.
Faye said the only people she saw insist that Jackson rehearse were Gongaware and tour director Kenny Ortega.
A fan had written Michael might die, an assessment Faye agreed with and informed Frank DiLeo, his manager.
By this point, Jackson was often cold to the touch and was becoming increasingly paranoid. Faye said he became obsessed with her being within sight when he was rehearsing onstage.
Karen told of Michael being frustrated at a costume fitting days before his death, complaining he wasn't being allowed to choose.
Karen Faye also told of Michael's reliance on medications during the "Dangerous" Tour in 92/93 saying she refused to inject him with pain medications. Sher said Paul Gongaware, who handled logistics on that tour, brought in doctors who treated Jackson. The tour was halted early so Jackson could receive treatment for his prescription drug addiction.
Friday will be just a morning session, with Karen Faye continuing to testify.