Michael Jackson Wanted Propofol A Full Decade Before His Fatal Overdose

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It has been revealed that the late king of pop, Michael Jackson, requested the drug Propofol long before he died from an overdose of the very same medication. Dr Christine Quinn told of his want for the drug while testifying for the defence in a negligent hiring lawsuit filed by Jackson's mother against AEG Live LLC.

Dr. Quinn advised Jackson back in the late 90s, that Propofol wasn’t the appropriate drug to use for his symptoms. "I told him that the sleep you get with anesthesia is not real sleep, not restful sleep," she explained. Dr Conrad Murray, who was later convicted of involuntary manslaughter, was the person to administer the drug in 2009 – the year that Michael Jackson died.

Cherilyn Lee, a certified nurse who collapsed when giving evidence, also spoke out about his ‘addiction’ to the drug. "I remember telling him that it wasn't something he wanted to use at home," Lee said on Wednesday, according to CNN.

"It wasn't a safe medication. It was definitely not a medication for insomnia." But, Jackson "kept telling me 'You don't understand, doctors are telling me it's safe just as long as I am being monitored,'" Lee added.

Attorneys for Jackson's mother have admitted that the singer struggled with prescription medications, but said he generally received anaesthesia and medications during medical and dental procedures. They also moved to deny that Jackson could be described as an “addict”. We’ll have more on the Michael Jackson family v AEG Live case as it breaks.

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SO DAMN WHAT????? This is very old news. Why is it so hard for AEG to prove they did not hire Conrad Murray! This is the kind of BOGUS BS they tried to use during MJ's other trial with all of this crap about what he did 50 years ago! If I was the patients of any of these Doctors who are testifying for AEG in this case, I would think twice about being their patients, because when it comes down to it, if a side wants to pay you a fee, these doctors by knowing your medical business, are to willing to spill the medical info about their patient on the witness stand to help a company not pay up!!! I don't give a damn what Quinn, Murray and all the rest of them testify to, the only day that matters here is June 25, 2009 and what Murray did by neglecting him and how MJ's killer was hired by AEG! I still don't get how AEG assumes showing whether MJ used propofol before the day he died will help them, since that doesn't prove whether they hired Murray or not! APPLES AND ORANGES!! Anyway let me say what counts today, HAPPY 55TH BIRTHDAY MICHAEL JACKSON AND I HOPE YOU ARE RESTING IN PEACE!!

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