Joe Jackson's Rehab Plea To Michael

JOE JACKSON was so desperate to help his tragic son MICHAEL beat his drug addiction, he pleaded with the King of Pop to enter a rehabilitation centre.
The Thriller hitmaker passed away on 25 June (09) after suffering a cardiac arrest, and rumours about his substance abuse have swirled in the wake of his death.
The singer had signed up for a 50-date comeback residency at Britain's O2 arena and was in rehearsals for the show, but his reclusive lifestyle alarmed his family.
His father Joe staged a last-minute intervention in a bid to get his son back to full health in time for the gigs and a planned family reunion show next year (10).
And during an emotional phone call, the Jackson family patriarch pleaded with the 50 year old to kick his demons by entering a stint in rehab.
Pal Terry Harvey tells Britain's News of the World, "Joe Jackson has made no secret of his efforts to step in to get Michael to rehab while he prepared for his London shows.
"Joe wanted to get his son cleaned up as he was so keen to do the family show deal for 2010.
"He knew he wasn't ready for these summer shows in London. Joe called him on the phone and said to Michael, 'Let's get it together. Let us help you and clean the house.'
"Michael said 'Okay' to appease his dad but he didn't even take his words in. By that stage he was an addict.
"He still thought he was the biggest star in the world. He did what he wanted. He felt he wasn't ready to go. Joe went to the house at least three times to intervene, but couldn't get through to his son.
"We had suspicions who was getting him prescription pills, but it was important to stop it first and deal with them later."


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Michael jackson was in denial ,something the drugs caused his mind to not only not think clearly but his mind was playing games with him all from the meds, hard drugs an addiction too is a bad deal all the way around dr murray is as guilty as michial would be for allowing it to go on but by now he michael had no control over what was going on , some one should of bakered acted him which is a mandaory 72 hrs in a pshyc ward an they would of seen the tracks an seen how severe his addiction was , michael was on a collision course with death an death won, im sorrie to say, his mom is gonna have to come to terms that at that point michael was no longer in control of his life the drugs where an all the doctors not just one should be brought to justice for his death it cant help nichael now but maybe it will help children who get hooked on drugs the children he so loved,im sorrie this iswhy im writting this instead of writting something to michael about his music which i was not a fan like some of his music i wish his music would get out of my mind , i go to sleep an wake up to his music an no radio on strange, im not crazy either or on any thing unlike michael im allergic to meds all of them, to bad he a not allergic the out come he,d still be alive an a mother is the last person any one should of gone to so michael got help for a mother never wants to think the worse of a child, joe jackson should of gone too the courts to any judge an told them they would of interveen, an the out come well we dont really no that but it might have been a better deal all the way around the victums here is his children his family an most of all MICHAEL JACKSON HE WONT EVER AGAIN SEE HIS CHILDREN AN HOL THEM AN LOVE THEM AGAIN LIKE MHE DID BEFORE MAYBE SOMETHING GOOD WILL COME OUT OF MICHAEL PASSING, AN MAYBE NOT HIS MOM PROVES SHE WANTS HIM HERE MICHAEL JACKSON YOU ARE WALKING WITH GOD HOPE YOU ARE ROCKING HIS WORLD MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AN MAY YOUR DEMON LEFT YOU REST IN PEACE
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