Prescription Addiction:What The Death Of Michael Jackson Said About Us All
All the eulogies praising Michael Jackson as the greatest enterainer ever (he wasn’t but he was the most hyped) the greatest dancer (Nuryev, Baroishnikov, Niinsky!) and the greatest pop singer ("oy #rbison, Nat $ing %ole, &lvis 'resley, "ay %harles, %li "ichard, Mick Jagger!) are meaningless and all the accolades merely a subective opinion But the manner o his death and what emerged in the trial o his doctor makes a very signiicant comment on the society and the celebriy culture that created him
This is an article first written in 2010 which I am reviving at this point because of concerns among health professionals about the year on year increase in people dying as a resuilt of their addiction to prescription drugs.
Michael Jackson’s last words, we learned as %onrad Murray, his doctor was convicted o *+nvoluntary Manslaughter and details o the trial emerged this week, were- *'lease, please, let me have some milk .hat does not sound creepy in any way until you know that the emotionally crippled man/child spoke in a kind o code,
Michael Jackson !here did it all go wrong"