Katherine Jackson: 'Michael Assured Me He Wasn't Using Drugs'

MICHAEL JACKSON's mother has revealed she challenged her superstar son about reports he was hooked on powerful drugs - but he insisted he was clean.
In a candid TV interview with Oprah Winfrey, which will air in America on Monday (08Nov10), Katherine Jackson opens up about her own fears for her son, who died following a drug overdose last year (Jun09).
She says, "I spoke to him about them (drug reports) once.. and he denied it. I was telling him that I didn't want to hear one day that he had overdosed, because it would break my heart and kill me too.
"He kept saying he wasn't on anything. He said, 'Mother, you don't believe me'. He kept saying, 'My own mother don't (sic) believe me'."


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Nobody believe Michael in what he says! He said longtime ago he s afraid for his Life ,nobody believe him ! He was right.... He said ,he don t touch any child,he was right! He said ,i want give the world what god give me ! He was right.... All he said was all truth. Then ,we his fans always believe him !!! He know that .But we never know who was around him ! Sad ,because we CAN help him with care and all! Yes we CAN . He still be alive.....
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i wish people would stop asking about michae's drug abuse whats it to opera anyway she did't care about him anyway please let michael rest in peace! and take off that stupid picture who try's to look like michael.
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So the king of pop would be a liar to his own mother. Cause the police found a whole bunch of prescription drugs hidden in his home. What was that for? Childsplay? Like with the Jesus juice name calling for wine? Come on give me a break. It is all becoming a delusional circus about a man who mostly cuased his own dead. With all respect for the mother who has lost her child. But I don't expect her to read this. And if she does. Welcome to the price of being famous. She of all people should know that. Maybe the price of being famous was all that damn prescription drugs. Wich is unavoileble. So Mike should have stopped at the highlight of his career. But gees lowees, when was that?
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Has anyone told Katherine that her son was killed (HOMICIDE) and did NOT just die of an overdose. He was given an overdose. He may not have known at all what Murray was giving him...remember, Murray lied about many things and therefore might try to make people think MJ was on drugs and poor Murray was trying to get him off drugs.....That is BULL, and don't be stupid enough to believe that tale of lies. Let's give that Nurse Cheryl Lynn a lie detector test and I bet she runs to another country. People will do anything for Money and that is what this is all about. MJ is not the only person who suffered from chronic pain and had to go on and off pain meds throughout his lifetime. But, he did get off every time...until Murray came along. Poor, greatly in debt...can't pay his child support, Murray who decided it was worth $150,000 a month to give MJ propofol. So, Katherine, rest assured that your son told the truth. Now, let's talk about Oprah's FOOD addiction and her morbid obesity. (excuse me while I gag)
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As a mother I know that she too was naive of what kind of problems her son had. He was murdered, when Michael Jackson got hooked on pain killers he admitted to it...he didn't lie about his addiction habits. Lets call a spade a spade, he was murdered, and the fans want justice brought foward for, his mother, his children, his brothers and siters, even joe jackson...and his fans want all this bs to stop...all the name calling all the wsame old crap brought up over and over again. And if he was on drugs, you have to ask yourself why? Could it be all the back stabbing bastards that all tried to lull him into a false sense of security. People let him rest in peace, his life was a living hell, let him have his peace in death.
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I also agree Michael was telling her what he believed to be true. He did admit when he was using drugs several times so I dont see why he wouldnt this time. I dont care though because he was the most wonderful caring man that ever lived & ever will live, There is noone who will compare to him in his generosity, his beautiful heart, his wonderful self and his fantastic talent as well as his genuine caring. He was so beautiful in so many ways & will always be my hero. People forget that when it comes to pain do we take something to relieve it or not. I know I do. If it is a choice to live with pain I imagine most take something for it over counter or prescribed. Also nobody lived his life so noone should judge him in any way. We can only hope we compare in any small way to the person he was. I dont think he lied to his mother. He was killed. He would be here today if it wasnt for Dr Murray. That is all it is to it. HE WOULD BE ALIVE IF DR MURRAY DID NOT GIVE HIM ANYTHING. DR MURRAY KILLED MICHAEL JACKSON. Michael was such a wonderful person & just didnt understand mean & cruel people.
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Bodhi, Bodhi, Bodhi! I have reached a point where I feel sorry for you already. That bitterness in you is amazing. Why would you hate Michael so much! You mean pain killers were made for famous people or famous people should never ever try to win pains? Have you ever had pains and took a pain killer or a sleeping pill? Bodhi, you need to consider some respect for Michael because he is not as weaked as you are trying to portray. He is an innocent man. It is true, he was not on drugs people used to think he would take. Never did he have concain or any substance like that. MJ had pain killers and sleeping medication prescibed by doctors. He died because Murray gave him wrong stuff. Are you really following news about him and try to get facts right? We MJ fans know the truth so neither your hatrage nor the tabloid lies will make us hate Michael. RIP MJ. Bodhi needs some prayer. Mama Katherine, Michael was telling you the truth he knew and believe
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Oprah was wrong in interviewing Katherine, years ago Oprah bad raped MJ so much we all know she hated MJ, Yes he had a serious drug addition, but he also had too many enablers, the Dr should have been treating his addition not adding to it sorry MJ was MURDERED, at the expense of all those animals around him including DR.DEATH MURRAY, I blame them for MJ's untimely Death..what goes around comes around I hope they all burn in Hell, they know who they are, He would never tell his Mother he had a problem because when your in denial you don't realize you have a addition, I know I've been there, but I got help, I only wish MJ would have gotten proper help he would still be here, may he RIP,,,LOVE U MJ
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He didn't die of an overdose!
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I think that not only Murray killed Michael, in the last years Michael was around of people who dont care him. he was weak and people advantage of him. I think that Michael needed help. many many help. He have a big problem with the drugs but I think that he dont let his family help him, because he want do his things for his way. then those evil people killed our king of music!!!!
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