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Old 22-06-2013, 08:50
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Here's a summary from Associated Press of Day 35, in which a sleep expert gave evidence for the Jackson family and claimed.

Michael Jackson's inability to learn new dance moves and remember the lyrics to his songs were symptoms that the singer was totally sleep deprived by the time of his death, a sleep expert told a jury Friday.
The sleep deprivation was likely caused by Jackson's use of the anesthetic propofol, which Czeisler said would put the singer in a drug-induced coma and not meet his body's need for actual sleep.
The extreme nature of Jackson's sleep deprivation would have shortened the singer's life unless he received appropriate treatment, Czeisler said. With proper treatment, Jackson could have continued to tour and perform for many years, he testified.
Which raises the question why did Michael Jackson not seek the appropriate treatment.
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Old 22-06-2013, 15:12
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Some other highlights from Day 35

Katherine Jackson was not present.

The lawyer for the Jacksons asked a hyperthetical question that was 19 minutes long.

Dr. Czeisler testified Dr. Conrad Murray had ordered 4 gallons of Propofol from in May to June. He stated a common dose for surgery was 20 to 30 cc's. In Czeisler's opinion the autopsy showed Jackson's level of Propofol to be that of a person going through major adominal surgery. Having reviewed correspondence between members of the crew he believed Jackson showed signs of chronic sleep deprivation.

Czeisler found it astounding Jackson could not remember the words to his own songs. In his opinion Dr. Murray was clearly not fit or competent to diagnose or treat Jackson's sleep disorder.

Under cross examination by AEG Czeisler said Murray and Jackson talked about the stress of the tour during which they talked about Jackson's problems sleeping. He also said no one could make Jackson get treatment, not his children or his business partners.

Czeisler said the symptoms Jackson displayed, weight loss, paranoia, memory lapse etc could all be caused by something other than no sleep. The expert admitted he did not know how often or what manner Jackson was given Propofol in the 2 months before he died. The expert also conceded the only night he knows Jackson was given Propofol was 24 June 2009.

The expert was was reminded the cause of death on the autopsy report was Propofol intoxication not sleep deprivation, Czeisler interjected that in an NTSB investigation there are contributing factors.

Dr Czeisler said he believed Jackson was given Propofol every night all night for the 2 months before he died.
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Old 25-06-2013, 09:36
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Day 36 began with Part 2 of AEG's retained addiction specialist Dr. Paul Henry Earley video deposition.

Dr. Earley was of the opinion that benzodiazepines alone were not the cause ofJackson's death, but the synergy with propofol was fatal. Having reviewed Jackson's medical record Dr. Earley said there was evidence of addiction to opiods going back to the early 1990's but there was insufficient evidence Jackson was addicted to Propofol.

The single largest contributor to opiods dependency is genetic, it matters if your parents had substance abuse or dependency disorder, but not in all cases. Other causes of opioid dependency can be psychological, early life trauma, access to the drug. Because of Jackson's reputation & skills ne was hard to say no to him.

AEG Live funded a case study with 22 Propofol dependent individuals conducted by Dr. Earley. The doctor was of the opinion Jackson had baseline insomnia made worse by the use of benzodiazepine and Propofol.

The doctor explained when Propofol is taken away there is insomnia, people can be irritable, don't have chills, some had seizures. Opioids cold turkey is not life threatening, but now they have detox a drug called buprenorphine (suboxone). There was evidence a doctor Saunders had treated Jackson with buprenorphine, not evidence Murray provided similar treatment.

To stop giving Propofol is not life threatening, which is how the addiction is treated. Sometimes Dr. Earley gave sedative drugs if patients became agitated and irritable. The doctor said, "Benzodiazepine requires cautious, careful taper, some individuals are very sensitive, it's very difficult to get off." Detox is difficult, slow but safe and preferred. Jackson had been taking opioids for a prolonged period of time, which decreased his prognosis.

Dr. Earley was of the opinion Jackson's legendary status caused people to set aside boundaries, also the fact Jackson was providing financial resources to family made it harder for an intervention. Jackson was extremely secretive, would not talk drug use to all the physcians treating him.

If he had treated Jackson, Dr. Earley would have tried to understand if family could stand behind him not obtaining drugs. There would be a need for rehab of more than 3 months but less than a year. The doctor would have prescribed naltrexone, alternative ways to manage pain. He would close down access to opioid, contact every doctor, pharmacy, would've given Jackson skills called drug refusal, unearthed tragic secrecy surrounding his life, which contributed to his death.

Dr. Earley testified he saw no evidence the family gave Jackson drugs, he was clear they wanted nothing but to help Jackson. One intervention had failed because Michael Jackson appeared quite healthy. The doctor said, addiction is a biological disease, once it gets going overrides a lot of decision making.

The doctor said he didn't believe it proper to blame the addict for their death however the addict has to take charge of recovery at some point.

Dr. Earley testified some people can overcome addiction with very little motivation. That motivation can be professional reasons, family or getting their pride/name back. The doctor recalled Jackson wanted the best for his children a desire to be a good dad, he wanted them to see him perform.

Dr. Earley used the term, 'addiction memory' to describe how the brain learns automatically to maintain the addiction. Doctors became a source of drugs for Jackson, having a doctor with him with a prescription pad was dangerous. Being around physicians inadvertently triggered drug craving and power was inverted. Jackson was in the power seat because of his status.

That ended Dr Earley's video deposition.
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Old 25-06-2013, 13:16
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Day 36 continued with Dr. Gordon Matheson, a conflict of interest expert . He is a Professor at Stanford University in the School of Medicine. Was recruited by Stanford to take care of their Sports Medicine programme and their athletes.

According to Dr. Matheson clinical practice it's just the doctor & patient, in a team practice it's patients, coach, agent etc. As soon as there is a 3 way party there may be a conflict of interest. When someone stands to gain, it stands to affect their decision making. This is the first time he has testified as an expert witness and is being paid $500 per hour.

He's never worked in music industry he believes Dr. Murray was in a conflicting position, promised payment he was to receive to get Jackson ready. He thinks the conflict of interest led to poor medical decisions. It was a lot of money to pay a physician who was deeply indebted. Dr. Matheson said the contract was subject to immediate termination if the show was cancelled or postponed.

Dr. Matheson said Kenny Ortega's email of 14 Jun 2009 asking who was responsible for Jackson's nourishment pointed to some health concerns that need attention. As to Randy Phillips email saying AEG was paying Murray's salary, Dr. Matheson said, "That very directly relates to the intent to control the doctors' decision. The email shows lack of independent decision."

Matheson said he was intrigued Hougdahl had to qualify he was not being a drama queen in the "Trouble at the Front" email. The response from Phillips showed he recognised there was a real problem and later when Jackson was still weak the response from Phillips he would, "call you when I figure this out", showed Phillips was in charge.

Dr. Matheson said, "We wouldn't normally put an athlete back in the game while their health was declining." Regarding Phillips writing Dr. Murray was extremely successful and did not need the gig Matheson said, "The fact that Mr. Phillips realizes that's important, to me he realizes there's a potential for conflict in this scenario."

At that point the court adjourned for the day.
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Old 25-06-2013, 13:29
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4 years since MJ passed today...and still he cannot rest.

I don't see why it matters who these kids parents are, so if we find out Paris' real dad is Bernard Hoffman, 63, from Alabama...so what? You will be disappointed at the identities of these nobodies and prefer the mystery of not knowing.

RIP - The greatest showman who ever lived.
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Old 25-06-2013, 15:38
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Rip Mj
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Old 25-06-2013, 15:47
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4 years since MJ passed today...and still he cannot rest.

I don't see why it matters who these kids parents are, so if we find out Paris' real dad is Bernard Hoffman, 63, from Alabama...so what? You will be disappointed at the identities of these nobodies and prefer the mystery of not knowing.

RIP - The greatest showman who ever lived.
His family must take some of the blame for that. They're the ones who decided to drag AEG through the court. Had they simply mourned him privately and protected his kids, his dirty linen wouldn't now be being aired in public.

I couldn't give a toss who the biological parents of MJ's children are, but thanks to his selfishness and stupidity, they have been denied a relationship with their mothers whilst growing up, purely so that MJ could play at being daddy! Which, in turn, means that, now he's gone, they've been left to try and deal with the mess he created! MJ may have been the greatest showman who ever lived, but he was a seriously messed-up man.
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Old 25-06-2013, 16:04
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Jackson is a bad nightmare especially to his victims. Just wish him and his music would go away!
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Old 25-06-2013, 16:20
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Jackson is a bad nightmare especially to his victims. Just wish him and his music would go away!
Brilliant unrivalled music not your thing then?
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Old 25-06-2013, 16:21
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His family must take some of the blame for that. They're the ones who decided to drag AEG through the court. Had they simply mourned him privately and protected his kids, his dirty linen wouldn't now be being aired in public.

I couldn't give a toss who the biological parents of MJ's children are, but thanks to his selfishness and stupidity, they have been denied a relationship with their mothers whilst growing up, purely so that MJ could play at being daddy! Which, in turn, means that, now he's gone, they've been left to try and deal with the mess he created! MJ may have been the greatest showman who ever lived, but he was a seriously messed-up man.
Yep, totally screwed at the end. Tragedy.

But Debbie Rowe was a willing participant in the whole thing, and she agreed to bear a child for Jacko and then be paid to keep away. That was the deal. She could have not gone through with it, so she's just as bad.
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Old 26-06-2013, 05:04
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Michael Jackson's son Prince is due to testify later today.

Yesterday a judge announced he would not be making changes to the guardianship of the children following Paris's suicide attempt.

The judge ordered an investigator to interview Jackson's children and report back to him.

Beckloff also met with attorneys for the children's guardians, grandmother Katherine Jackson and their adult cousin TJ Jackson.

"I'm taking no further action," Beckloff told attorneys for Jackson' estate.
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Old 26-06-2013, 08:04
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Day 37

Here's a summary of ABC7 Court News tweets.

Katherine Jackson was present throughout the day.

Witness: Dr. Gordon Matheson
Jackson Attorney: William Bloss
AEG Attorney: Jessica Stebbins Bina

Dr. Matheson resumed giving his evidence that there was a conflict of interest regarding Dr. Murray, repeating what he said yesterday.

Asked by Bloss what a doctor should do if an athlete doesn't want to get out of the game Dra. Matheson said, "The role of the physician is to make the right decision for the short term and the long term, may have to do it over the objection of the player."

Dr. Matheson said although AEG would be repaid for Dr. Murray through the proceeds of the tour, there still was a conflict of interest present.

Jessica Stebbins Bina for AEG Live began by asking Dr. Matheson if Stanford University reviewed his financial credit prior to him being hired, he answered 'no'. The doctor accepted the average medical school graduate I $200,000 in debt.

Dr. Matheson accepted a 50 year old man is competent to to chose his personal physician. The doctor was not an expert in general medical ethics, he explained the family chose him because there was a 3 way relationship similar to the sports industry. He had reviewed Det Martinez testimony, half of of Randy Phillips and that of Kai Chase & Travis Payne. Matheson has spent 100 hours on the case, at $500 an hour = $50,000.

Is was accepted by the Dr. Matheson he was neither an expert in the concert industry and had never worked in the entertainment industry.

It was put to Dr. Matheson if Jackson demanded propofol, begged, Dr. Murray violated his duties, assuming he did that Dr. Matheson said Murray violated his duties.

Dr. Matheson told the court AEG Live should have structured the deal so that termination and cancellation were not incorporated in the deal. Matheson was unaware how the deal for the The Rolling Stones & Celine Dion's doctors were structured.

If he was setting up an ethical agreement for a an European tour Dr. Matheson said he would hire a team to assess the artist and for the tour he would hire a team of people to provide care during the tour. He would get people who have expertise in a particular area.

In the opinion of Dr. Matheson if Jackson told AEG he wanted to take his personal doctor on tour, AEG should have said they are not medical experts in medical care and wanted medical care experts to make assessment. The doctor said that would minimize conflict of interest.

Dr. Matheson said he didn't know if people had concerns about Jackson's health in May 2009, he thought people had concerns about the show. The doctor said AEG should have said no when Jackson said he wanted to bring his long term doctor on the tour.

Matheson said it is ethically possible to have a doctor go on tour with an artist if the conditions are right, but not under the terms of this case. Murray had a choice, which may have been to forefeit his job.

Bina said the line, 'Perform the Services reasonably requested by Producer.' was an error it should have stated "by Artist".

It was put to Dr. Matheson that the problem was not Dr. Murray's feelings towards AEG, but that he gave in to Jackson. Matheson said, "That part of the conflict, yes." Dr. Matheson said Randy Phillips had the right to say Jackson he was concerned about his health and he could not come back to rehearsal until he was checked out. Matheson said he was not suggesting Phillips force Jackson to go to a doctor, but he could have been taken to ER.

Murray said he had the situation under control but Dr. Matheson said the issue was he wasn't reliable, in his opinion, "Conflict of interest contributed in a very significant way in Dr. Murray's standard of care."

Under re-examination by William Bloss Dr. Matheson testified it takes time to build a medical practice normally doctors sell the practice, it takes more than 10 days to wind down a busy practice. He went on to testify, "A conflict of interest isn't a single event, it's a set of circumstances that develop over a period of time."

Dr. Matheson was not aware of any efforts to send Dr, Murray's draft contracts to Jackson's people. He was of the opinion the record indicates AEG acted in a way they felt they employed Dr. Murray. The conflict of interest environment in this case was severe, Matheson had been in this field for 35 years, and none had been as severe as this one.

When re cross examined by Jessica Stebbin Bina for AEG Dr. Matheson said of Dr. Murray buying Propofol, "I think AEG Live enabled it, yes."

The case continues with Prince Jackson due live in court to testify next.
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Old 27-06-2013, 04:33
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Associated Press report of Prince giving evidence.

Michael Jackson's eldest son testified Wednesday that his father was excited about going back on tour before his death but wasn't happy about the pressure that came with the ill-fated shows.

Michael Joseph "Prince" Jackson Jr. told jurors his father wanted more time to rehearse and had several tense phone conversations with promoters of his "This Is It" shows that sometimes ended with his father in tears.
Prince said none of the household staff was allowed upstairs at the mansion, and the singer kept his bedroom locked while receiving treatments from Murray.
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Old 27-06-2013, 04:43
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ABC7's account of Prince in court.

The jurors viewed home videos of the three children and saw how Michael Jackson raised them.

Prince testified that his life will never be the same without his father.
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Old 27-06-2013, 05:01
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Various pictures were shown to the Jury, Prince at the piano, Prince & Paris as babies, party when young, Paris & Prince playing, Prince as a toddler, Paris as a toddler.


Grace Rwamba, Grace with Paris & Prince, Grace with Paris & Blanket, Grace recently with Blanket.
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Old 27-06-2013, 08:11
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Day 38 a summary of tweets by ABC7 Court News.

16 year old Prince arrived at the courthouse with Katherine, TJ & Trent Jackson.

This is a diagram showing the layout of the bedrooms at Carolwood.

Brian Panish for the family questioned Prince, who was sworn in as Michael Joseph Jackson.

Prince is attending Buckley School in Sherman Oaks is taking US History class in the summer. He belongs to the National honour society, has received artistic award. Prince works with metal, there's a team that design robots, he's the mechanic. He wants to go to college at USC to study either film, mechanical science or business. Michael Jackson taught him to find good shots in movies and encouraged him to learn about films. He said he can't play the piano and definitely cannot sing.

Prince said community service is required in school and he does it at the Children's Hospital in LA, he got the desire to help out as much as possible from his dad.

Talking about Neverland Prince said after the criminal case there were some complications in the house from the police, "I guess they ruined the house for him." According to Prince his father built Neverland for the children he wanted to have, "He built it for us." Neverland was a family home and everyone was family, from housekeeper to nanny.

Brian Panish showed the Jury several videos & photos of Michael Jackson with his children.

After Neverland they went to Bahrain, Ireland, Dubai, Aspen, New York and Las Vegas. His father had a lot of business, not just music and Michael did not want to leave the children. Their nanny changed from time to time but mostly Grace Rwamba.

Panish played a Christmas video where Michael Jackson asked his children what they wanted from life. Paris said she wanted to help the poor and be a gymnast. Prince testified that was the day his dad taught him to tie a tie. He told of his father not sitting and doing nothing, they were always running & exercising. his dad would teach him how to drive.

The children always listened to Michael Jacksons music but did not know how famous he was. Prince said the masks were so they would not be recognised so they could be normal kids. Prince said their father was very protective of them.

Grace Rwamba became their nanny after Paris was born, she was with them for about 12 years. Prince said they lived in Las Vegas, where they were happy. They moved to Carolwood before Christmas 2008.

Prince had seen his father perform once when he was very little. Michael was very excited about the tour. Prince described how Michael would come home from rehearsal and wish he had more time to rehearse and more time to prepare. He saw his father on the phone, most times with Randy Phillips and Dr. Tohme, after the calls Michael would sometimes cry and say, "They are gonna kill me, they are gonna kill me." According to Prince his father was too kind to fight, so called Joe Jackson.

While at the Bel Air Hotel Prince said Michael tried to fire Dr. Tohme, they got in a fight on the phone and yelled. The children applauded their father, they didn't like Dr. Tohme he was said to bring bad energy.

At the house Prince remembers Cherilyn Lee giving his father IV's, which he thought were vitamins. Prince also saw Dr. Murray once give his father an IV injection, he thought it was vitamin.

Prince first met Dr. Conrad Murray in Las Vegas, at the house Murray came over every day except Sunday's and stay the night. Originally Murray treated Michael in the library but then moved to the master bedroom. To his understanding his father's bedroom was locked, "When I tried I think he was meditating on Skype with a person from India."

Being 12 years old Prince didn't find it weird there were IV bags & oxygen tanks at the house he supposed Dr. Murray was making sure his dad stayed healthy. AEG were not paying Murray and Michael felt bad. Prince testified, "My dad used to give me couple hundred dollars to give to Murray, I'd give him but he'd only take a portion of it." The money was to help Murray with the basics like food, water and gas.

Prince described Randy Phillips with Dr. Tohme or someone else at the house 1 or 2 nights before Michael died. Michael was rehearsing and Phillips turned up to speak to Murray, "I came in and asked if they'd like something to drink or eat," Prince said. "Randy Phillips was talking to Dr. Murray, grabbing his elbow." Prince was surprised they were all in the house, he hadn't seen Tohme in a while and, "I still didn't like him." Prince said of Tohme, "From what I heard he's not even a real doctor."

(Followin is confusing?)

A few weeks later, Prince said Michael was working a lot and looked really, really skinny, almost malnourished. Michael would sometimes be really cold, sometimes really hot.

On the day Michael died was downstairs in the sitting room, he heard screaming from upstairs and ran to the kitchen. Alberto (security) had come in from outside, Kai (the chef) told Prince Murray wanted him upstairs. Prince saw Murray doing CPR on his father, who was hanging halfway of the bed and his eyes were rolled back in his head. Paris was also upstairs screaming all the time, wanting her daddy. The children were taken downstairs. Prince was crying, he saw the stretcher take Michael to the hospital and the children followed the ambulance. "My dad always told us that angels always look out for us," Prince said.

Frank Dileo and Dr. Murray told the children, "sorry kids, dad is dead." They said it was a heart attack. Sister Rose, Paris, Blanket, Prince, security guard, Dr. Murray & Frank DiLeo were in the room.

Prince said they go back to Gary, Indianna for memorial services at the house Michael grew up in. Prince wished his father was with him the 1st day of school, to talk about his first girlfriend, being able to drive, see his awards and honours. According to Prince his sister was hit the hardest and is going through a rough time.

Prince & Paris do not celebrate birthdays, it was something they did with their dad. Blanket was very young and like himself was still growing up, he doesn't have a dad to tell him what's right and wrong. Prince said he missed his dad.

Marvin Putnam for AEG Live began the cross examination of Prince.

Asked why Michael Jackson didn't give Dr. Murray money himself Prince said his father tried to but Murray would never have taken it. Michael never gave Murray cash directly, he would give it to the children to give to Murray, who only took half. Michael began giving money to the children for Murray while they lived in Las Vegas.

The defence played Prince's video deposition where he said he saw Michael pay Dr. Murray cash a couple of times at the house but mostly in Las Vegas.

A male chef took the place of Kai Chase during May 2009.

Prince confirmed no employees were allowed upstairs, not even the housekeeper. When Cherilyn Lee treated Michael Jackson she did it in the open there was no door to lock. When Murray started he also did it in the open. Prince learned his father's bedroom door was locked when playing hide & seek and he could not get in.

Prince knew Dr. Tohme for about 3 years, never regularly saw him. Said he saw Murray & Phillips talking two times, doesn't remember dates but thinks second meeting was the day before Michael died. Security would let AEG people & Dr. Tohme in but according to Prince people like his grandpa were turned away.

In re-direct by Brian Panish, Prince said he wasn't scared during his video deposition and apologised to the jury for not wearing a suit that day as it was the weekend. After the deposition Prince told TJ that Paris wouldn't be able to do that. Prince said Paris had some emotional problems after her video deposition.

Prince told the court Murray wasn't getting paid and his dad wanted to help him out until he got paid. "AEG was supposed to pay him. Something was going on with Dr. Murray's finance and he wasn't getting paid."

In re-cross examination Marvin Putnam asked Prince why deposition was on a Saturday, Prince said he thought it was due to school continued another day. Prince could not remember his grandmother thanking the defence lawyers for being so accommodating.

Prince was excused but may be recalled by AEG.
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Old 27-06-2013, 08:40
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Cute pix but why was Prince's hair dyed blonde? Very odd.

So is getting your kids to hand money to your 'dealer'.
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Old 27-06-2013, 09:14
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Brilliant unrivalled music not your thing then?
prince has been making better music than that creature for a lot longer and a far more talented musician .
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Old 27-06-2013, 10:36
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Cute pix but why was Prince's hair dyed blonde? Very odd.

So is getting your kids to hand money to your 'dealer'.
I think Prince may have some questions to answer when AEG present their case.

Firstly there was the claim of a meeting between Randy Phillips & Dr. Murray, have a feeling that's going to be disputed.

Secondly if Michael Jackson or his children were handing over cash to Murray in Las Vegas, that has nothing to do with AEG not paying him. Everyone seems to agree Murray was not asked by Jackson to be on the tour till March/April 2009 3 to 4 months after the family left Las Vegas.

Could Michael Jackson have been telling porkies to his children and Murray?
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Old 27-06-2013, 10:54
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I think it only harms the children all this "who's the daddy" business.

If he wasn't Michael Jackson nobody would have the right to know who the father of these adopted children are. Things like that are supposed to be confidential.

Should be same confidentiality for his children. When they're 18 then they can search for answers if they want to. But Paris seems to be already screwed up so I wish their parentage was left alone. We know who their mother is the rest should be left alone.
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Old 27-06-2013, 15:37
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4 years since MJ passed today...and still he cannot rest.
What's does this actually mean?
He is dead and gone -not 'resting'
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Old 27-06-2013, 16:11
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I think it only harms the children all this "who's the daddy" business.

If he wasn't Michael Jackson nobody would have the right to know who the father of these adopted children are. Things like that are supposed to be confidential.

Should be same confidentiality for his children. When they're 18 then they can search for answers if they want to. But Paris seems to be already screwed up so I wish their parentage was left alone. We know who their mother is the rest should be left alone.
The problem is that they weren't adopted. MJ had them created and passed them off as his. Had he adopted them properly, instead of claiming that they were his and cutting them off from their mother/s, none of this would have happened.
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Old 27-06-2013, 21:34
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Day 38 continued..

The Jackson Family attorney played the video deposition of out going AEG Inc, CEO & President Tim Leiweke. AEG has 7-8 divisions with 130 different companes, they own stadiums and teams such the LA Kings.

Questioned by Kevin Boyle, Leiweke was asked was he aware the LA Kings have a team physician, to which he replied he assumed they did, he was not sure who the doctors. Leiweke was not sure if the doctors work for the team or the players.

Leiweke told the court he had a call from Randy Phillips about the 'This Is It' press conference, Phillips told of of Michael having a hangover, they were late for the press conference and Randy was wound up. Leiweke was in an important meeting and asked Phillips to call back later. Randy had production cost issues but Leiweke didn't remember the exact amount they had overspent. Leiweke could not remember a board meeting where where Randy Phillips and Philip Anschutz were present and the tour budget was the only topic.

He met Dr. Tohme once or twice in passing, he did not remember ever having a meeting with Tohme about Michael Jackson. The Tour was an expensive commitment they were being asked to make. AEG wanted to make sure Jackson was healthy. He believed his folks had a medical to check Jackson's health.

Of his first meeting with Michael Jackson, Leiweke said Michael Jackson wanted to tour and AEG Live were interested. A second meeting was held in Los Angeles at the guest house of Ron Burkle, Jessie Jackson was present there was no specific reason for the meeting but they prayed a lot. A third meeting was in Las Vegas after Michael had asked to meet Phillip Anschutz to talk about films.

Leiweke testified he never met or communicated with Dr. Cpnrad Murray. He could not remember when he first saw or heard of Murray, he never saw Murray's name on pretour budgets.

Leiweke said he never saw the "Trouble at Front" chain of emails, on being told they had been forwarded to him, Leiwekke apologised and said he doesn't remember ever seeing the emails. He was aware Jackson had missed several rehearsals.

There the video tape testimony ended.
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Old 28-06-2013, 05:39
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Yesterday's witness TJ Jackson the son of Tito Jackson complained of press intrusion making it hard for Jackson's children.


Scrutiny by paparazzi has made it more difficult for the children of Michael Jackson to grieve for their dead father, a family cousin who serves as co-guardian of the singer's children told a jury on Thursday.

TJ Jackson said the three children don't like the attention, and he supports any legislative effort to curb photographers from pursuing images of the sons and daughters of celebrities.

"In my opinion, I know it's making everything harder for the kids to grieve and recover and progress," Jackson said.
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Old 28-06-2013, 06:00
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Some more pictures produced by the lawyers for the Jackson's TJ and the children with his family, TJ with Michael Jackson
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