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Michael Jackson's Death: 'Foul Play' or Drug Abuse?

Rowe said too much was being made of the footage from Michael Jackson's final rehearsals. And while it may have seemed he was putting on a good show, anyone who followed Jackson closely could see he wasn't up to his previous standards.

"Every move you see Michael Jackson doing on the rehearsal stage is a move I can do," Rowe said, noting the footage lacked Jackson's traditional spins and exertion.

Rowe said he also predicted that Jackson wouldn't even make it to London if something wasn't done about what he called Jackson's addiction to prescription drugs. He claims he called several Jackson family members in the days before the singers' death regarding an intervention, including his eldest sister Rebbie, youngest brother Randy and Joe Jackson.

"We planned to bring everyone together as soon as possible to get everyone on board," he said. "But we were just a little bit too late."

While Jackson's death has brought out many accusations and rumors about the entertainer's use of powerful sedatives and prescription drugs, the official cause of death has not been released. The coroner told ABC News that toxicology results could be back within a week.

La Toya Jackson was quoted in the British tabloids over the weekend as saying she believes her brother was murdered as part of a conspiracy to steal his money and assets.

Caring for Jackson's Children

Joe Jackson left no doubt about what he thought would be best for Jackson's children Prince Michael I, 12, Paris-Michael Katherine, 11, and Prince Michael II, 7, also known as Blanket.

"Their grandmother -- Katherine -- and I" should raise them, he said. "Yes, there's no one else to do what we can do for them. We should keep them all together and then make them happy, feed 'em like they're supposed to be fed, and let them get rest, plenty of sleep and grow up to be strong Jacksons."

Joe Jackson, famous for catapulting his sons into superstardom via the Jackson 5, said he already sees signs Michael Jacksons children may someday follow in their father's fast-moving footsteps.

"I don't know -- I keep watching Paris," Joe Jackson said. "She … wants to do something."

"And as far as I can see, well, they say Blanket, he can really dance," he added.

The children have been under the care of Katherine Jackson at the Hayvenhurst compound in Encino.

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