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Jacko nurse: He was like a living corpse

By | Published on Wednesday 15 July 2009

And now a little more on Jackson’s use of those prescription drugs which may or may not have killed him. The partner of one of the singer’s former surgeons has claimed that in the nineties Jackson was a “persistent user” of a sedative called Diprivan, a drug which made him seem like a “living corpse”.

Nurse Kathryn Buschelle told The Sun: “Michael’s obsession with his appearance led to more and more skin treatments and his subsequent addiction to Diprivan led to even more. It was an insane cycle. He was literally burning his skin off and then being knocked out like a zombie. It reads like a horror movie script. Towards the end of the 90s he was a dead man walking, that’s how zoned out he was”.

She continued: “He would stay a few days, sometimes spending as long as 72 hours under [sedation]. Michael effectively mummified himself. He’d just lie like a living corpse”.



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