Michael Jackson Recording Played At Conrad Murray Trial
MJ's voice appears slurred as he tells the doctor "I am asleep"...
Those present at the involuntary manslaughter trial ofMichael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, have been played more chilling audio from a recording of the King Of Pop in the weeks before his death.
The court previously listened to the slurred voice of the Thriller singer on the first day of Murray's trial, where MJ could be heard telling the physician that his upcoming This Is It tour would be "phenomenal."
Now, in the second week of court proceedings, further audio from the tape has been played during the trial, where Jackson can be heard telling Murray about his comeback concerts and his children.
Michael stated: "Elvis didn't do it. Beatles didn't do it. We have to be phenomenal. That will be remembered more than my performances. My performances will be up there helping my children and always be my dream."
He went on: "I love them. I love them because I didn't have a childhood ... I feel their pain. I feel their hurt. I can deal with it."
The recording, from 10th May 2009, ends with Murray asking the legend whether he is OK, to which Jackson replies: "I am asleep."
The doctor's former partner Sade Anding also testified at the trial this week, telling the court that Murray called her as Jackson was dying of cardiac arrest.
Murray's trial is expect to continue over the next four weeks, with Murray pleading not guilty to the charge of involuntary manslaughter. If found guilty, he faces four years in prison and the loss of his medical license.