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A 'B***h' & A 'Bigot!' Michael Jackson's Doc Reveals The Star's Secret Celebrity Feuds

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Jul. 28 2016, Published 9:58 a.m. ET

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Michael Jackson may have been known for his childlike heart, but the late King of Pop absolutely hated certain celebrities, his personal physician and confidante, Dr. Conrad Murray, reveals in his shocking new tell-all. Find out which singers he thought were untalented— and which actress he called a "b***h!"

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Fred Astaire

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Jackson adored late American dancer Fred Astaire, and even visited his home from time to time, Murray alleges. But the singer loathed Astaire's partner! "He said that his partner Ginger Rogers was a b***h and a bigot," Murray writes in This Is It!. "She always appeared to be condescending, or did not care much for minorities, according to Michael."

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The super skinny pop icon's taste in women was "extreme," Murray claims.  "He was interested in anorexia. He wanted women who looked like bones," he says. "Kate Moss seemed too heavy for him."

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And though he liked curvy actress Eva Longoria, "she would have had to lose a lot of weight before Michael would have approved," Murray alleges.

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Though Jackson "respected" artists including Beyonce, Kanye West, Jay Z and Justin Bieber, he didn't think the superstars had even a fraction of his talent. "He felt they were given too much credit for selling a mere 35 million copies of their album," Murray said. (He reportedly sold 65 million copies of 1982 hit "Thriller.")

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Jackson "hated" to be compared to late fellow music icon Prince, Murray reveals: "He saw Prince as not being in his league."

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The star wasn't exactly humble when it came to his enormous talent, Murray claims. "I'm the greatest dancer, the greatest entertainer the world has ever seen," Jackson boasted, according to his doctor.

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But Jackson's talent didn't save him, and he died in 2009 at just 50 following a drug overdose. Murray served two years in prison on involuntary manslaughter charges related to his friend's death.

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