Transcript for Conrad Murray Breaks His Silence: 'I Did Not Agree With Michael Using Sedative for Sleep'
The surprising comments from conrad murray, speaking out for the first time since being released from prison for his role in the death of pikele jackson. I did not agree with michael. In using such a powerful sedative for sleep. Reporter: For the first time since being released from prison, conrad murray is speaking out about michael jackson's last days. Murray, who was convict 2011, of ill volunteer manslaughter for giving jackson an overdose of propofol tells australia's "60 minutes" program that he tried to stop the pop superstar from taking the drugs. So I told michael, we have to get you off of that substance. However, I mean drks c, call it ideal or not ideal, michael jackson is not just a guy you c say stop it. Reporter: He says jackson was a drug addict and administered the deadly dose to himself. Murray told australia's channel 9 at the he was jackson's closest present. He loved jackson. And that the pop icon spoke to him on the day he was found guilty. Michael touched me. He touched me and he spoke to me. He speaks to me. He does. Reporter: Murray claims jackson was $40 million in debt and that he had unusual habits. He slept with doll, yes. Sthat normal? No, it's not normal. But if you understood the history michael had as a child and you're willing to listen, you wouldn't judge him. He claims jackson trusted no one. He didn't let maids in to clean the bedroom. Abc news reached out to the jackson lawyers. They have not commented. Murray served two years of a sentence for jackson's death. He's appealing the conviction. Okay. Big weather week ahead.
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