Stress, Debt Killed Jacko: Trainer

But his ghost lives on
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 6, 2009 10:31 AM CDT

Add Lou Ferrigno to the list of people who believe stress killed Michael Jackson. The Incredible Hulk star—and Jackson’s friend and trainer for his 50-show tour—tells the Mirror, “He was under tremendous stress, so much I think it killed him. He was $400 million in debt. In the past, he had backed out of doing live shows but this time he was under the gun.” More on Jackson:

  • A Michael Jackson postage stamp could be forthcoming if Al Sharpton gets his way. The reverend also called for a national day of mourning for the King of Pop, E! reports.
  • The Los Angeles mansion where Michael Jackson died is the newest stop for tour buses, reports the Sun. Jacko’s friend, French fashion designer Christian Audigier, plans to buy the house and turn it into a memorial.
  • Also from the Sun: Fans claim Michael Jackson’s ghost haunts Neverland after a shadow flitted across the screen during CNN’s Inside Neverland.
(More Michael Jackson stories.)

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