VIDEO: Jackson Nurse Says Singer Begged for Sleep Drug

Cherilyn Lee, a Los Angeles nurse treating Michael Jackson before his sudden death, has come forward with claims that the superstar begged her for an extremely strong sleep drug days leading up to his cardiac arrest.

In an interview with CNN, Lee underscores Jackson’s desperation for sleep and an apparent inability to do so without assistance. She refutes claims that pain killers like Demerol are at the heart of his passing, placing the blame instead on sleep agent Diprivan.

Watch the full clip above.

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