More details emerge into Michael Jackson's life and who was responsible for his death as the Jackson family’s wrongful death trial against concert promoter AEG continues.
Michael Jackson's former wife Debbie Rowe took the stand again yesterday, shedding some light on what it was like to live with Jackson, and what it was like for his kids after he died.
In a second day of testimony, “Rowe mesmerized jurors talking about her life with the king of pop, including his journey into addiction, which she said started after this horrific accident in 1984 that burned Michael Jackson's scalp,” reports CNN’s Ted Rowlands.
But Rowe also dwelled on the good times with her ex-husband as photos of her, Jackson, and their children were shown in the courtroom.
"He wanted to be the best parent he could be,’ Rowe said.
Rowe tearfully testified that in Munich “she saw doctors administer doses of propofol to induce Jackson’s sleep—the drug that eventually killed him,” Rowlands reports.
“She said she told her boss, Jackson's dermatologist Arnie Klein, that she was worried that Jackson was addicted to propofol.”
According to AEG lawyers, that’s the reason they called her as a witness.
AEG Attorney Marvin Putnam says, “I don’t know how she couldn't do anything but help our case, she let everyone know that people in Michael's life were worried about his propofol use as early as the late eighties, early nineties."
But Rowlands says the most dramatic moment came when Rowe was asked about how Jacksons death affected the children.
“She referred to Paris Jackson’s recent suicide attempt saying, ‘She's devastated,she tried to kill herself.. She doesn’t feel she has a life anymore.’”