Akon Alleges Michael Jackson Took Pills To Help His Performance
Written by B87FM on September 8, 2022
Akon turned actually good buddies with Michael Jackson towards the top of the King of Pop‘s life, and noticed first hand how devoted he was to his craft. Through the time spent with Jackson, the “Smack That” singer watched on as he would look forward to weeks at a time, gearing up for what turned out to be his remaining live performance residency, This Is It. In a current interview with The Solar, Akon alluded to Michael’s dedication to his work being the explanation why the pop star started taking pills within the first place.
Michael Jackson in London 2009- Tim Whitby/Getty Pictures
Jackson died in 2009 from an overdose of anesthetic Propofol and benzodiazepines. The “Mr. Lonely” singer informed the positioning, “He was so joyful and excited that he was about to go to London and lock these 50 dates in and remind the world who he was and what his worth was to pop music. He didn’t even sleep. That’s the reason he was taking sleeping drugs as a result of he was too rattling excited.”
Akon additionally shared that the Thriller star wished to offer followers the expertise of a lifetime together with his remaining present, including, “He could be up for weeks at a time interested by how he wished all people to have probably the most superb expertise, he wished to create one thing that was going to be talked about for hundreds of years.” The Grammy Award successful singer added that while you love your craft like Michael did, it is onerous to get any relaxation. “You’ll need assistance to get sleep,” he shared. “As a result of your thoughts is consistently shifting and your power and your stream [are] electrical to the purpose the place you can not flip it off.”
This is not the primary time Akon spoke out in protection of his friends. Final month, he defended Kanye West after he acquired backlash for promoting Yeezy garments in trash baggage. “personally, I might inform those self same folks to take the garments they don’t seem to be sporting, and go give it to the homeless,” he shared. You do one thing.”