Michael Jackson’s deadly Doctor Feelgood insisted that The King of Pop gave himself lethal doses of anesthesia after pleading for more drugs.
In his first interview since getting out of jail, Dr. Conrad Murray gave himself a pass for Jackson’s June 25, 2009, death in Los Angeles from an overdose of the anesthetic propofol.
“I did not kill Michael Jackson. He was a drug addict,” Murray told The Daily Mail newspaper of London. “Michael Jackson accidentally killed Michael Jackson.”
Murray, convicted of involuntary manslaughter for The Gloved One’s shocking demise, disputed successful prosecution claims that he put Jackson on an IV drip of propofol.
The doctor said Jackson begged him that day for “milk” – their code word for propofol – before he “reluctantly gave the pop icon a minuscule” 25mg injection.
“I received a phone call at 11:07 a.m., and when I left Michael at 11:20 a.m., he had a normal heartbeat, his vital signs were good,” Murray said. “I left the room because I didn’t want to disturb him.”
Murray added: “I believe he woke up, got hold of his own stash of propofol and injected himself. He did it too quickly and went into cardiac arrest.”
Murray painted a sad picture of Jackson’s final days as a physically broken 50-year-old filled with dread and self-doubt.
Jackson barely had control of his bodily functions, according to his doctor.
“He wore dark trousers all the time because after he went to the toilet he would drip for hours,” Murray said.
“You want to know how close Michael and I were? I held his penis every night. I had to put a condom catheter on him because Michael dripped urine. He had a loss of sensation and was incontinent.”