Dr. Conrad Murray, seen here in court in 2011, insisted in a new interview that Michael Jackson was responsible for his own death.
Michael Jackson and his doctor were bosom buddies. Sort of.
In his first interview since getting sprung from prison, Dr. Conrad Murray said he and the King of Pop were unusually close.
Murray says Jackson (pictured) was a ‘drug addict’ who was at a crisis toward the end of his life.
“You want to know how close we were?” Murray told The Mail on Sunday. “I held his penis every night to fit a catheter because he was incontinent at night.”
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A photo of Michael Jackson’s bedroom presented as evidence on Oct. 11, 2011, in Conrad Murray’s involuntary manslaughter trial. Murray says Jackson was so unhinged in his last days, he thought the maids would steal his dirty underwear.
The 60-year-old Murray — released from prison Oct. 28 — insisted he was not responsible for Jackson’s death.
More evidence presented in Murray’s trial. The doctor insists that ‘Michael Jackson accidentally killed Michael Jackson.’
“I did not kill Michael Jackson. He was a drug addict. Michael Jackson accidentally killed Michael Jackson,” Murray said.
“He was in crisis at the end of his life, filled with panic and misery … By the end, Michael Jackson was a broken man. I tried to protect him but instead I was brought down with him.”
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Murray says Jackson (pictured) was living a life ‘filled with panic and misery.’
Murray claimed Jackson was so unhinged in his final days that he didn’t allow his underwear to be cleaned because he feared the maids would sell it.
Evidence from Murray’s involuntary manslaughter trial. The doctor said in the interview that he and Jackson were unusually close.
Jackson had been dragged “into the abyss” of physical and mental anguish by the pressures of his London tour, he said.