Jackson Wanted To Be 'A Work Of Art'

MICHAEL JACKSON considered his face "a work of art in progress" and underwent multiple surgery in a bid to turn himself into a great beauty, according to his longtime dermatologist DR. ARNOLD KLEIN.
Klein reveals the late King of Pop was deeply scarred by adolescent acne and burns he suffered on the set of a Pepsi commercial, and enlisted his help to repair the damage and create a beautiful countenance for his fans.
Klein tells TMZ.com, "He viewed his face as a work of art. A work in progress. It was about pure beauty. He wanted to appear onstage and take people's breath away."
Jackson died from cardiac arrest in June (09).


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Helen_44

I pay little attention to anything this man has to say. As for Michael's face, it was such a shame that he felt that it was not beautiful. He was absolutely stunning and didn't need surgery as he didn't need improvement. His insecurities, probably because of verbal abuse from his father, ruined what was already a work of art. But he was, by all accounts, a beautiful person inside, which counted for much more. Such a shame he felt so bad about himself.
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you are so right... it readlly is a shame Michael felt that way he truely was a gifted beautiful person.. beauty run me than skin deep... he was the most beautiful person on the inside where it counted most...I love you MJ may you rest in peace... there will never be anyone who even compares..
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Dr. Klein appears to be someone that should be quiet. Obviously, his relationship with the King of Pop had its ups and downs. Why keep popping out with comments, recollections and past quotes of someone that can't even confirm the conversations....cause he's gone. What's Klein's true motivation for all this talking about what Michael wanted and what Michael said...Lay off MJ and let him rest in peace...its very apparent that the good Dr. wants something...
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Michael Jackson was one of the most beautiful and attractive beings I ever saw. Did he recognise it? His skin never appeared to show acne in his later years as an adult. It looked okay to me.The thing about insecurities, in my opinion, is for the person to know that they are beautiful and loved. Dr Klein, of course being a dermatologist, saw the money not the beauty of Michael Jackson. My next view point a black man who in itself already had beauty. Michael was a piece of art in himself.There was no other way to go once plastic surgery started. The body begins to age and so does the surgery, so another has to be done as the skin loses elasticity.If Michael's intention was to get a wow factor, he certainly caught attention.As for his skin condition with vitiligo - I still do not believe that he had to depigment the skin permanently. I am not saying he did not have vitiligo, but dont believe he was best advised.Lack of childhood and social experiences, skin problems and plastic surgery to me = all of Michael Jackson's problems = insecurity.Thank God his ability to give and show love were not affected as with his music and showmanship.He'll be remembered for a long time.
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