Within the 2022 documentary “TMZ Investigates: Who Actually Killed Michael Jackson?” – which explores Jackson’s years-long battle with dependancy and remaining months — Debbie Rowe revealed that she struggled to deal with her ex-husband’s loss of life and even blamed herself for the loss. Whereas combating again tears, Rowe admitted that she regrets not having the ability to assist Jackson when the singer turned hooked on painkillers. “I really feel horrible about not attempting to cease it,” she stated. “To me, it is like, I ought to’ve tried tougher. I ought to’ve tried to cease it. I ought to have performed extra … and I did not.”
Whereas married to Jackson, Rowe labored for his dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein, who would prescribe robust painkillers and different medicine like Botox and Restylane to the celebrity as he struggled with dependancy. Regardless of Klein being cleared of his involvement in Jackson’s loss of life, Rowe advised TMZ, “I used to be mainly as dangerous as [Klein], and I’m so sorry I participated in that.”
Other than her ex-husband, Rowe stated that she additionally blamed herself for encouraging different individuals’s addictions whereas working for Dr. Klein. “There may be a lot of people who died from addictions and in a roundabout way I used to be a part of it,” she lamented.