All Signs Lead to Demerol As Cause of MJ’s Death

- By Bossip Staff Categories: News

Michael Jackson

Reports are now starting to confirm that MJ’s death was most likely caused by a large dosage of Demerol:

That is exactly what a source told The Sun happened shortly after Jackson was administered an injection of the drug. “Demerol has a tremendous amount of side effects,” Dr. Patrick Annello, an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist at St. Francis Hospital on Long Island told “It can cause rapid heart rate, arrhythmias — and given in high enough doses — it can cause respiratory depression or shallow breathing.”

“After taking the Demerol, he started to experience slow, shallow breathing,” the source told the newspaper. “His breathing gradually got slower and slower until it stopped.”

There are also reports the icon was taking a cocktail of prescription drugs including antidepressants.

If antidepressants are accidentally given in conjunction with Demerol, it can cause a very bad hypertensive reaction, and the patient can have a heart attack and stroke as a result, Anello said.

Dangerous reactions can occur if Demerol is administered while a patient is taking other narcotic pain medications, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxers, or other medications that can make them sleepy or slow respiratory function.

Brian Oxman, Jackson family attorney, confirmed Jackson’s use of other medications when he told CNN Thursday that they had gotten in the way of doing rehearsals.

“His injuries, which he had sustained performing, where he had broken a vertebra and he had broken his leg from a fall on the stage, were getting in the way,” Oxman said. “I do not know the extent of the medications that he was taking.”

Damn. R.I.P. Mike.


  • lynn

    He is famous. I have found his pics on a celeb dating site named _____Meet Wea lthy com_____ . On that site there are many his fans who always chat about this handsome man.

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  • Kai's Mommy

    This is sooooo sad! RIP Mike!

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  • MaRRieD_MoMMy

    Wow… I’m not surprised. I hear Demerol is highly addictive, but I won’t believe this 100% until the toxicology reports come in.

  • Nique

    Who were these so called doctors??? I mean it doesnt take a degree to know mixing meds isnt the right thing to do!


  • gmommy

    It is so sad that Michael Jackson, this icon, this living legend, could bring so much joy and happiness to millions of people all over the world, yet he was so tormented and sad.

    He is in no more pain now. Maybe now he can has the joy, peace, and happiness he so deserves. His legacy and his music will continue to bring joy and happiness to people till the end of times.

    Rest In Peace, Michael. I will always love you!

  • aqueenwaits

    This just goes to show that you can’t always hire black folk when you have money. Grant it, anybody can be shady but it’s just worse knowing that he was black and what’s even sadder is that he didn’t have any “real” friends or people that he could trust with his health or finances.

    May Michael rest in peace.

  • Mrs. Rance

    Mike doesn’t deserve debt. Go out and buy a Michael Jackson or Beatles CD this weekend. We gotta get those bills paid off before the vultures come for his catalog rights. Mike Jr., Paris and Blanket need to be taken care of.

    He earned it the right to have generational wealth.

  • http://bossip miss dior

    But this doctor who administered these drugs to him, didnt he know he was taking antidepressants, he must know. Unfortunately this doctor is black, his pix was shown on CNN today. If he knew he was on antidepressants why would he give him large doses of this Demerol. He needs to clear some things up.

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  • Mrs. Rance


    people are grand idiots to believe that the owner of The Beatles catalog and the Michael Jackson catalog was broke

    No one said he was broke. He has debt. The catalogs are most valuable if units are moving. Surely someone as intelligent as you knows that. Be careful about calling people idiots.

  • gmommy


    this world should be ashamed of itself. This man gave everything he had in him and more to this world selflessly, only to have it thrown back in his face.

    RIP King Of Pop. The greatest gift God gave you was to take you out of this disgusting and cruel world.
    So very true. Michael Jackson was the greatest entertainer that ever lived. Truly a gift from God. Now God has taken him back.

  • oooo

    I wish no child goes through what mike jackson went through… he was such a beautiful child, his eyes tell the whole story. RIP MJ
    Black people need to stop singing and dancing for these white folks cause they use you up and kill you so they can make more money off of you when you are dead. Bob marley is another good example cancer in his toe bullsh*t
    Amazon, and other shopping networks sold out of MJ stuff. people there is a serious problem and this must be addressed. Who is going to profit off of his death
    not you, not his fam, but people like clive davis and other exects behind the curtain

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