Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson used alcohol to beat insomnia

Michael Jackson drank six bottles of wine a day in the weeks leading up to his death, a friend has claimed.

The troubled King of Pop - who died of acute Propofol intoxication - used to get his pal Mark Lester to smuggle the alcohol into hotels past his strict security team in a desperate attempt to beat his insomnia.

And Mark - who is godfather to the star's three children, Prince, 16, Paris,15, and 10-year-old Blanket - also claims the 'Thriller' singer was ''paralytic'' at the press conference to announce his 'This Is It' residency at London's The O2, which was scheduled to begin just weeks after he died in June 2009.

He told The Sun newspaper: ''Michael passed out on the hotel bed. His doctor said he'd drunk two-thirds of a bottle of whisky and was paralytic.

''He sobered up enough to struggle through the 'This Is It' speech, which he just about got away with.''

Michael's mother Katherine is suing the concert promoters AEG Live for wrongful death, alleging they were negligent in hiring Dr. Conrad Murray - who is serving a four-year jail term for the involuntary manslaughter of the 'Thriller' star - to care for Michael as he prepared for his comeback shows.

The case opens in Los Angeles today (29.04.13).


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rosemary moly gomes

1ST of all MJ was not alcoholic.He never touch it.A best FRIEND MARK DIDN'T know this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Oh my GOD !!!!!!!!!!!How good friend of him U R!!!!!!!!!!!!!That MJ never drink.Why autopsy result didn't find the handsome amount of alcohol in his body????????????If u r kids godfather so who is Almalnik?????????????????who???????????? U R PARIS'S BIOLOGICAL DAD OR GODFATHER???????????????? SO U KEEP UR WORDS IN U.WE DON'T NEED DOG FOOD.

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reniatko

THIS fucking pseudo actore and pseudo "friend" OF mj is a fucking snake ss.... with full of venom and poison SHIT who is so despertae for attention and money. What a PRICK who is selling his falshood news about Michael. Just shut up your faucking dirty and smelly mouth , go to hell and stay there for ever!!Can't stand this bastard!

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So I guess Mark Lester wasn't a real friend then. Another enabler. Maybe Katherine should Sue him too. Alcohol combinded with a huge amount of medication is not a good combination. It can be very dangerous to mix medication and alcohol. I think that sex bottles of wine a day is exaggerated though.

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Mark Lester is a liar, Michael wasn't drunk, if you want to take the word of a liar then so be it, his own ex-wife called him a liar, when he claimed he was Paris' father, think about it if he were her dad she would be a blonde like all of his kids, she's now she has natural curly brown hair, his hair and Debbie Rowe's hair = Blonde hair. Lester GET A JOB YOU WANNA BE, ROTFL you were in one movie Oliver and I know that money's been run out, GET A REAL JOB AND STOP TRYING TO MAKE MONEY OFF OF MICHAEL JACKSON P.S. ask Craig James Baxter he did the body language on that vid and more he even wrote a book Behind The Mask What Michael Jackson's Body Language told the world Read it and weep Mark Lester Michael Jackson - Is this the real MJ? O2 Arena Press Conference - My Body Language http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47DxXDkVePY

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Mark Lester is a liar, his own ex-wife said so when he claimed he's Paris' Father, not true. He's been in one movie and the money ran out and he's trying to make money off of Michael still just like all the other leaches in his life have done, Mark I thought you were his "friend"? with friends like you no one needs enemies. Paris isn't your kid if she were she would be a blonde with Debbie Rowe's blonde hair and with yours she would have been blond, she has natural curly brown hair and she's darker then all your kids combined, she has Blanket's complexion. M.L. Why don't you go and get a REAL JOB!!!!!! And STOP TRYING TO LIVE OFF OF MICHAEL JACKSON, I bet a million dollars if Michael were still alive NONE of this would be happening, it's just these cowards and trying to make money off a dead man's name because he knows he can't make it off of his ONE MOVIE OLIVER what's the matter are the funds from your movie gone? GET A REAL JOB MARK LESTER But first and foremost watch this and week another lie he's been caught in. Michael Jackson - Is this the real MJ? O2 Arena Press Conference - My Body Language http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47DxXDkVePY

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Mark Lester is a liar, his own ex-wife said so when he claimed he's Paris' Father, not true. He's been in one movie and the money ran out and he's trying to make money off of Michael still just like all the other leaches in his life have done, Mark I thought you were his "friend"? with friends like you no one needs enemies. Paris isn't your kid if she were she would be a blonde with Debbie Rowe's blonde hair and with yours she would have been blond, she has natural curly brown hair and she's darker then all your kids combined, she has Blanket's complexion. M.L. Why don't you go and get a REAL JOB!!!!!! And STOP TRYING TO LIVE OFF OF MICHAEL JACKSON, I bet a million dollars if Michael were still alive NONE of this would be happening, it's just these cowards and trying to make money off a dead man's name because he knows he can't make it off of his ONE MOVIE OLIVER what's the matter are the funds from your movie gone? GET A REAL JOB MARK LESTER But first and foremost watch this and week another lie he's been caught in. Michael Jackson - Is this the real MJ? O2 Arena Press Conference - My Body Language http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47DxXDkVePY

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