Debbie Rowe: Michael Jackson Was in Constant Pain

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LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — During her second day on the stand, Michael Jackson’s former wife, Debbie Rowe, said the singer was in constant pain since being burned during the shooting of a Pepsi commercial nearly 20 years ago.

Sketch of Debbie Rowe in court on Aug. 15, 2013

In the incident, Jackson’s hair caught fire when a light exploded near his head.

Even after surgery, Jackson suffered from scars on his scalp, according to Rowe.

She testified that those injuries, along with skin bumps from discoid lupus, left Jackson in constant pain.

Rowe blamed doctors for Jackson’s addiction to powerful painkillers and anesthetics.

Jackson died at his home after being given a lethal dose of the powerful anesthetic propofol by Dr. Conrad Murray.

Jackson’s mother, Katherine, has told the jury that AEG hired Murray, who’s been convicted of causing Jackson’s death.

Several members of the Jackson family have sued AEG, blaming the concert promoter for his death.

Rowe is the mother of Jackson’s two oldest children, Paris and Prince.

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