September 27th, 2011
03:15 PM ET
Opening statements began today in the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray, and "Showbiz Tonight's" big question is whether Jackson will end up being on trial instead of Murray.
I think it is impossible to conceive that MJ’s history and behavior won’t be “on trial.” At the end of the day, though, the actions of Conrad Murray are what will matter.
The defense said today that Michael Jackson caused his own death while Dr. Murray was out of town and that Michael self-administered extra doses of propofol.
"There was no CPR, no doctor, no paramedic, no machine that was going to revive Michael Jackson," Murray's defense attorney Ed Chernoff said. "He died so rapidly, so instantly, he didn’t even have time to close his eyes."
What do you think? Will Michael Jackson end up on trial instead of Conrad Murray? Tell me below.
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