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    You are used to fireworks and big things happening, so to me it seemed like part of the show... then again, I think Michael can do anything...
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    i remember thinking omg hope hes okay

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    Quote Originally Posted by mj_frenzy View Post
    It has also been written that the 1999 Munich accident was the starting point of his use of Propofol.

    One of these sources is Frank Cascio’s book (‘My Friend Michael’).which was also the first book that made that revelation.

    Hopefully, the bridge did not land on the audience’s heads in the front rows.

    Can you imagine what would have happened in that case?

    I always found foolhardy such things on stage (like that bridge thing on that show) for both the performer & the audience.

    Parenthetically, the crane concept during his concerts (for ‘Beat It’, ‘Earth Song’) was just another act of unnecessary foolhardiness.

    Nowadays when a big rock band or a pop act that plays in a large venue uses a MJ-esque hydraulic lift, usually there will be some kind of safety belt that the performer puts around their waist heaven forbid they lose their balance. When MJ did it, it was a little more dangerous because not only were there no safety devices, but he would dangle out of the lift.

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    I feel it definitely caused a relapse in his drug addiction, I think it lasted throughout the early 2000's, he recovered whilst going through the trial and when in Dubai and Ireland but relapsed again during the This Is It rehearsals, such a shame!

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    but relapsed again during the This Is It rehearsals, such a shame!
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    evidence actually showed the opposite during that time. That was murrays defence but the evidence showed ge hardly touched the benzos diagnosed to him didnt use them per the dosage and certainly wasnt abusing them.

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    I´m surprised how hard it is for me to go back to that...

    @1nn5. Yes, Karen Faye described a part of that what we could see. And there were Michaels few words the Sun-interview. Very many years later. But the circumstances around the occurance never were revealed.

    The bridge definitively broke down as it never couldn´t have been regular. That was not a part of the show. We can compare it with the other MJ&Friends-shows. In Seoul: There the pieces of the bridge were put together again slowly and precisely - Michael still stood on it and performed, Slash played the guitar, Michael landed softly... Of course. No danger. But in Munich it was completely different. Shockingly dangerous for Michael! I was in panic as well as Karen Faye, though I only sat in front of the TV. And Michael? Despite his shock and, for sure, intense pain he was so incredibly disciplined to let the show continue!!! Obviously so many people even didn´t see what had happen.

    I always wondered that nothing was written afterwards about maybe a false construction, any technical problems, accident or not or what...
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    I was there, and I didn't realize it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mysterygirl7 View Post
    I was there, and I didn't realize it...
    Ok, so at least you had there an unclouded experience...
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    My sister thought that Michael had died in front of her eyes. Of course, he survived. But my sister saw that something was wrong, and it was later revealed that he was rushed to a hospital after the concert.

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    A lot of people say that the 1984 Pepsi incident was one of the major factors that changed MJ's life forever, however people don't really remember this incident that well. I think that the Munich accident was just as serious as the Pepsi accident. I mean, nothing was broken and he wasn't life threateningly injured, but it still did a number on him.

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