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Concert producer feared Michael Jackson was dying, she testifies

Concert producer feared Michael Jackson was dying, she testifies

A producer of Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” concert series said the singer was so gaunt, she feared he was dying, she testified in court.

Alif Sankey told a jury Wednesday in the Jackson family’s wrongful death suit against Anschutz Entertainment Group that she told the concert series’ director that Jackson should be taken to a hospital immediately.

Sankey recalled that on her way home from rehearsal one night, she pulled her car over and called Kenny Ortega, who was directing what was to be Jackson’s comeback tour. It was only days before Jackson's first concert was to take place.

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