Conrad Murray Verdict: What Hollywood Is Saying
Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Monday in Los Angeles.
Twelve jurors came to that conclusion after 10 hours of deliberation and nearly six weeks of testimony about the King of Pop's death. Jackson died on June 25, 2009 of acute propofol intoxication after suffering cardiac arrest in his home. Murray was charged with administering the fatal dose.
Shortly after the verdict was read, Hollywood personalities weighed in via social media.
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Former Talk host Holly Robinson Peete: "Do you think this GUILTY #conradmurray verdict will bring closure? I hope Michael Jackson's soul can just get a rest..."
Transformers' Tyrese Gibson: MICHAEL JACKSON YOU WILL FOREVER BE MISSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN... REST IN HEAVEN!! REST IN HEAVEN!! I hope the family has closure!! RIH!
Ryan Seacrest: “Big question is will conrad murray serve time? Judge has 20 days to sentence him, and can give him up to 4 years in prison.” Also from Seacret: “You could hear one shriek in the courtroom as the verdict was read. Not sure if it was for prosecution or defense, couldn't tell.”
Eva Longoria: “RT @HuffingtonPost: Conrad Murray found GUILTY of involuntary manslaughter huff.to/u31Arw”
Giuliana Rancic: “Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Thoughts?”
Paul Scheer: "I guess I'll never get to use my Dr. Conrad Murray Groupon now”
Real Housewives of New York's Jill Zarin: “Just heard conrad murray found guilty. Finally justice is served. Now lets see the sentencing. WHat do you think he should get?”
Reverend Al Sharpton: "Murray's conviction is just a down payment for the family of Michael Jackson."
Nick Cannon: "Dr. Conrad Murray is GUILTY of Involuntary Manslaughter truecrimejunkie.com/uncategorized/… There you have it."
Alyssa Milano, who admitted that she was obsessed with the trial, wrote: "A look at the jurors who found Conrad Murray guilty in Michael Jackson's death: yhoo.it/sUhXf9 /via @YahooNews"
Nikki Reed: "Listening to the #ConradMurray verdict on the radio while in route to the buckhead theater in Atl for the @twilight tour"
David Letterman writer Eric Stangel: "Conrad Murray may lose his medical license. That could be a serious blow to his career..."