Bizarre Jackson Tapes Released

A series of tape recordings purporting to feature late superstar MICHAEL JACKSON slurring his speech and rambling about his financial difficulties have been released.
The tapes were handed to British newspaper The Sun by American journalist Daphne Barak and include answer machine messages which Jackson left with a friend in 2003, six years before his death in 2009 from an overdose of powerful anaesthetic Propofol.
Barak claims the audio, in which Jackson can reportedly be heard worrying about his financial woes and plotting to leave his Neverland Ranch, shows the star was in the grip of a prescription drug addiction years before he died.
She tells the publication, "Some of Michael's closest confidantes talked to me exclusively about his addictions - and provided audio tapes of Michael never heard before. These demonstrate different states of mind he was experiencing under the influence of pharmaceuticals."
The recordings were made the year the star faced a public backlash following the Martin Bashir TV documentary in which he admitted sharing his bed with children, and appear to show Jackson in a troubled state of mind.
On one of the tapes, he says, "It is Michael calling. It is very important, I want that 150 in that account for me, because... I am very concerned about my life. I am hearing a lot of stories that (name withheld) is still trying to sabotage... me... I want to be away for a while where they can't find me."
A second message adds, "It is Michael. It is 4.30 in the morning here that's why I sound very sleepy and I'm really worn out... but please check the message I left a day or so ago. I am very concerned. I don't trust that man. We think he's bad, we think he is Italian mafia. Please... we must be smarter than him. So please, help me with this... I wanna be away... I don't want to be in Neverland right now."
Jackson's personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray has pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter after he was accused of administering the drug which killed the singer.


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This story would grab much more attention if the headline read 'ITALIAN MAFIA WANTED MICHAEL JACKSON' with the Godfather emblem and Michael Jackson on the photo. Now that would get everybody clicking on the story...
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@ken1982 r u mad...??...we r concerned about MJ and u jus concerned about the clicks on this article.....i think u need a phsyciatrist(the spelling is wrong)......go and hav a check up......poor MICKEY.....he had to go through all this pains and worries.....he shud hav asked his fans....his fans wud hav given him double.....but that was also vry difficult for him....i can understand his situation.....as i m in d same situation.....anyway all MJ fans can email me...i m alwayzz der for u....u can alwayzz count on me....but haters stay away.....heres my email.....' fanofmj.disha@gmail.com '.....luv ya'll....may god bless ya'll....may his soul rest in peace.....my BABY....jus love him.....*muahzzz*....♥♥♥
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PLEASE DON'T BUY IT !! Every day more 'friends' and even 'close confidantes' are coming out to sell absolutely anything about Michael, careless for the consequences of their actions, so hungry they are for money and a day in the spotlight. Disgusting. What about Friendship? ? What about Trust? ? They are damned souls and the only thing they will get is a one way ticket to Hell !! I will Always L O V E you Michael
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Funny how you have to use the word bizarre. I guess because it draws attention. Shame on you! This was a time in MJ's life when he was being persecuted by Sneddon and the media. Why wouldn't he want to get away? I have said this before and I will keep saying it: "I hope I live long enough to see the world quit persecuting a man for something he was found innocent of." Anything for a headline, right?
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He was living in samsara. The oncontrolled rebirth that still was the pain in life. Only the Dharma can set you free of the pain in life. By stop persuing the temperaly happinness in life. And reach true permanent spiritual happiness.Ohm mani padme hum.Ohm mani padme hum. Ohm mani padme hum.Ohm mani padme hum.Ohm tare tutare tare.Ohm tare tutare tare.ohm tare tutare tare.Ohm tare tutare tare.Ohm shanti.
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sounds like murrays pr people are up to all this old s**t that has been flying around for quite awhile ! none of this crap is new news!
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Respect the fact that Michael Jackson was crying out for help to those He thought would be ablt to help him! Please do not down play the fact that he felt his life was in jepardy by the Italian Maffia, this is serious stuff! Most of you do not know what the music industry is all about, it is not just recording and selling records! It is a cut throat business that takes much and gives little, and contracts are to be kept. I PRAY IN THE NAME OF JEHOVAH THAT MICHAEL WAS ABLE TO GET AWAY! Please do not move his children into a foster home setting!!!!!!! TOO much drama for those children. The court can order the other family (daughter in law and her kids) out of the Encino estate.Can this family get some privacy from the media!??9165048812 vk
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Poor Baby! R.I.P MJ
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We all along thought that the doctor did not act alone in MICHAEL JACKSON'S demise...................Bodhi, please express yourself in English, so we know you are not commenting against OUR MICHAEL JACKSON.......The Mystical one,you comment a lot of truth, however, I question the use of Italian Mafia as you comment..............why you select one nationality over others????????I am not judging you, I'm only wondering your reason???????????
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I have always said,the truth will come out no matter what.Let's keep praying.Love you ANGEL.
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