Testifying for the second day in her family's wrongful-death suit against entertainment giant
Speaking in a soft, muffled voice that was sometimes difficult to hear through the courtroom sound system, Katherine Jackson, when asked a question by AEG Live attorney Marvin Putnam, said her son sometimes didn't remember things. Several times she told Putnam that she didn't want to answer a question.
Jackson and the pop star’s three children are suing AEG Live, arguing that the company is complicit in Michael Jackson’s 2009 death because it hired and supervised
On the stand Monday, Katherine Jackson said she knew her son was using prescription pain pills for burns he suffered to his scalp during the filming of a Pepsi commercial and for a back injury and said that she figured he would deny any
"If a child goes out to play and does something real ugly, and a parent asks them about it, he's gong to deny it," she said.
"If you knew your son was gong to deny it, why did you ask him?" Putnam asked
"I'm not answering that question ... because to me it doesn't make sense," Jackson said.
"I didn't know he was gong to deny it, but he did."