VIDEO: Janet Jackson - Family Knew Michael Had Problem With Drugs; Tried To Intervene

Nov. 18 2009, Published 12:37 p.m. ET

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Michael Jackson’s family knew he had a problem with drugs and they tried to intervene, sister Janet Jackson said Wednesday on ABC’s Good Morning America.

The Miss You Much singer said that her and others in the Jackson family tree tried to reach out to the late King of Pop on many occasions to confront him about the drug use, but all the warnings fell upon deaf ears.

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"Those are the things you do when you love someone," Jackson told GMA host Robin Roberts. "You can't just let them continue on that way. And we did a few times. we weren't very successful.

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"I felt that he was in denial over his addiction," she said.

The interview airs on ABC Wednesday at 10/9c.


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